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Local Athletes named to INA all-state boys basketball teams

Several area athletes were named to the Iowa Newspaper Association’s All-State Boys basketball teams.   Leading the way was Forest City Junior Erich Erdman, named to the 2A 1st team.  Erdman averaged 26.7 points per game on 55.8% shooting, finishing 2nd in the state in all classes in scoring average.  He also averaged 6.4 rebounds,


All NIC Boys Basketball Team Announced

The All North Iowa Conference Boys Basketball Team was announced today. Here are the first and second teams along with the honorable mentions, coaches of the year and player of the year award. ALL NIC Boys Teams 2013-14 1st Team *Erich Erdman Forest City 6’0″ Jr. *Trevor Haaland Osage 6’0″ Sr. Colin Lane Belmond Klemme 6’2″


New London’s Holt becomes first to sign with Warriors

New London High School senior Dani Holt made Waldorf College history on Thursday, becoming the first athlete to sign a letter of intent with the Warriors’ track and field program. “Regardless of how fast she has ran or she can run, I think it’s pretty significant when you’re the first person to officially commit to

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Broncos Fall to the Raiders in 1A State Basketball

It wasn’t an easy game and the Belmond-Klemme Broncos knew that going in, but they found a way to continually stay with one of the four best boys basketball teams in the Iowa Class 1A.  The Dunkerton Raiders took an early lead and never relinquished it as the Broncos tried to figure out how to get


Broncos to Face Raiders at High Noon

The Belmond-Klemme Broncos will face a strong side in the Dunkerton Raiders at the Wells Fargo Arena at noon today on KIOW. Orin Harris has the call as the Raiders are 24-2 on the season and have a strong scorer in Kory Kuenstling who has 558 points on the season, averaging 20.7 points per game.

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Warriors lift Gilbertson to 700th career victory

The Waldorf College softball team lifted coach Denny Gilbertson to his 700th career victory with a pair of wins over Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College on Tuesday. “I feel privileged and honored to be able to lead this program for the last 19 years,” Gilbertson said. Thirty-one hits in the doubleheader propelled the Warriors (12-0)

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Waldorf Softball Wins Pair of Games

Traveling south for sunshine and 75-degree weather, the Waldorf College softball team put together a pair of dominant wins over Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College on Monday. “For the first time being outside, our ladies had a fantastic day,” Waldorf coach Denny Gilbertson said. The Warriors (10-0) remained undefeated, winning by scores of 21-1 and

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Braves shut down Warriors

The Waldorf College baseball team wrapped up a four-game series against Ottawa University, dropping two games in Monday’s doubleheader. The Braves (6-6) topped the Warriors (1-8) by scores of 8-1 and 7-1. Kevin Warnes led Waldorf in the opener, going 3-for-3 with a double. A third-inning single from Dylan Bezayiff scored Ben Alexander for the