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Dec

Warrior boys get two conference wins

 

South Winn’s Noah Tieskoetter hustles down court after a steal during the Warriors’ 58-37 win over Postville last week. Tieskoetter had four points and three rebounds in the conference win. (Jennifer Olsen photo)

 

Warrior boys get two conference wins

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

 

The Warrior boys’ basketball team went 2-1 last week, including a perfect 2-0 mark in Upper Iowa Conference play.

South Winn began the week Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Postville with a 58-37 win.

“(This was) a great win for us against a very well-coached Postville team,” said Warrior coach Blake Moen. “We knew going into this game that we would have to play a complete four quarters, and, I was proud of how our guys handled adversity playing on the road.”

Wed
19
Dec

NFV keglers split

 

Shelby Holden lays the ball down carefully while bowling against Tripoli on Friday at Lilac Lanes in West Union. The TigerHawk sophomore rolled a two-game series of 143 that included converting a 4-5 split. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV keglers split

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

NFV entered the holiday break after facing Tripoli Friday at Lilac Lanes in West Union.

  The girls lost to the Panthers, 3503-2231. Tripoli won round one, 1429-895, and the Baker Rotation, 2074-1336.

 Emily Guyer rolled a team-high 153-166-319. Erika Woodson was next for NFV with a 97-83-180. Shelby Holden came in with a 61-82-143, while Riley Magner shot a 76-60-136, and Sierra Kemp had a 53-64-117.

  A highlight for the TigerHawk gals was Holden converting a 4-5 split during the Baker Rotation.

Wed
19
Dec

Boys stay atop UIC

 

Kyler Ginger scores two points for NFV on this acrobatic move down the lane on Tuesday, Dec. 11, in the middle school gym in Elgin. The senior scored seven points in the 56-38 win over Central/Elkader. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

Boys stay atop UIC

 

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

 

The NFV boys’ basketball team remained the conference leader by sweeping two more games last week. Tuesday, Dec. 11, the TigerHawks drubbed Central/Elkader, 56-38, in West Union. Friday, NFV travelled to Postville, winning 66-49.

The first and fourth quarters were enough to propel the TigerHawks to the victory 56-38 over Central/Elkader Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the middle school gym in Clermont.

Wed
19
Dec

NFV girls make it four straight

 

Senior Makenna Koch drives through three Central/Elkader Warriors to score in NFV’s 58-53 win Tuesday, Dec. 11, in the middle school gym in Elgin. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV girls make it four straight

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

 

The girls’ basketball team has accomplished something no NFV team has done since the 2006-07 season: a four-game winning streak.

The gals reached that milestone by winning both games this week.

The streak reached three Tuesday, Dec. 11, against Central/Elkader in the middle school gym in Elgin. 2012-13 was the last season the team has won three in a row.

Wed
19
Dec

NFV wrestlers win at North Linn

 

NFV’s Gunner Rodgers is one of the top 138-pounders in Class 2A. Here, in recent action, he is about to add another fall to his record. Last week, he won the 138 pound title at the Lynx Invitational in Troy Mills and won both matches in the TigerHawks’ first home meet on Tuesday, Dec. 11. (Jennifer Olsen photo)

 

NFV wrestlers win at North Linn

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The Lynx Invitational at Troy Mills is traditionally one of the premier wrestling tourneys of the early season.

Saturday, NFV won the Invite, which was loaded with Class 3A teams as well as some of the best teams from the other two classes, by over 20 points.

Wed
12
Dec

SW wrestling hosts invitational

 

Warrior freshman Ethan Maldonado scrambles with his Osage opponent during semifinal action in the 106-pound bracket at Saturday’s South Winneshiek Invitational. The promising young lightweight went on to place second and improved his season record to 6-1. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

SW wrestling hosts invitational

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

 

South Winneshiek High School played host to the 2018 South Winn Wrestling Invitational on Saturday. The tournament featured 10 teams from northeast Iowa and southern Minnesota, including Class 1A No. 1-ranked Denver and Class 2A No. 2-ranked West Delaware.

It was a tough day for the Warriors, as they placed eighth with 67 points.

“This tournament is about as tough as it gets in northeast Iowa,” said SW coach Jacob Elsbernd. “We knew coming into the tournament that we would be in some tough places with such a young team.”

Wed
12
Dec

SW gets first win, but drops two close games

 

Gracie Schmitt unleashes a three-pointer during South Winn’s loss to North Fayette Valley last week. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

SW gets first win, but drops two close games

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

 

The South Winneshiek girls’ basketball team tipped off its week Tuesday evening, Dec. 4, at North Fayette Valley in West Union.

In a game that came down to the final minutes, the Warriors came within one point of getting their first win of the season, falling 59-58.

South Winn was led offensively by sophomore Ali Hoffert, who had 22 points.

Senior Gracie Schmitt had a team-high six rebounds along with eight points, while junior Liz Tieskoetter had six steals and six points.

Wed
12
Dec

Warrior boys go 1-1 in UIC play

 

Cole Klimesh tips the ball in during last week’s matchup with the North Fayette TigerHawks. The Warrior senior tallied 10 points and four rebounds in the loss. 

 

Warrior boys go 1-1 in UIC play

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer

 

 

 

The Warrior boys’ basketball team split its two Upper Iowa Conference matchups last week, falling to a strong North Fayette Valley team, but rebounding with a big win over Clayton Ridge.

North Fayette Valley

South Winn traveled to West Union Tuesday night to take on the NFV TigerHawks.

The Warriors got out to a fast start, jumping out to a 17-11 lead after the opening quarter; however, it was all NFV after that, as SW fell, 50-43.

Wed
12
Dec

Bowlers set records in loss to Comets

Bowlers set records in loss to Comets

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

Both of NFV’s bowling teams rolled very well, setting some team and individual records. However, both lost to Charles City, one of the top teams in the area, Friday in Charles City. 

The boys dropped their first game of the season, 2944-2778. However, the 2944 is the highest meet total in school history.

Wed
12
Dec

Wrestlers vie at South Winn

 

NFV’s Joel Grimes tries to roll Decorah’s Dawson Headington onto his back during the wrestling tournament Saturday in Calmar. Grimes won this match by technical fall, 20-5, while finishing fifth at 145. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

Wrestlers vie at South Winn

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

NFV competed at the Warrior Invitational Saturday in Calmar. They also split a triangular meet Thursday in Independence.

The Warrior Invitational    proved to be a very tough tournament with several ranked teams competing.

NFV finished seventh with second-ranked West Delaware winning it all.

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