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Warriors Bring Down No. 20 Mustangs

Warriors Bring Down No. 20 Mustangs

The Waldorf College men’s basketball team caught fire with red-hot shooting and never cooled off in a 99-92 wire-to-wire win over Mount Mercy University on Thursday. Turning in 62.3-percent shooting clip, the Warriors (13-9) knocked down 38-of-61 attempts from the floor and went 9-of-19 (47.4 percent) from 3-point range on the night. The Mustangs (18-6)

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NIACC Reaches Top 13 Ranking in Pre-Season Baseball Poll

The NIACC baseball team is ranked No. 13 in the NJCAA Division II poll released Wednesday. NIACC is the defending NJCAA Region XI champions and returns six position player starters, including second-team all-American Robbie Glendinning, from last year’s team that was 49-16 and placed seventh at the NJCAA Division II World Series. Returning starters for the Trojans

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NIACC Softball Inks Five Players

The NIACC softball team has signed five players to national letter of intents. Signing with the Lady Trojans for the 2017 season are Pella Christian’s Courtney Johannes, North Tama’s Kodi Hillman, Central Springs’ Kelli Wilson, Garner-Hayfield/Ventura’s Payton Bamrick and Mason City’s Jenni King. Johannes, a pitcher/infielder, hit .400 with seven doubles, one triple and one home

West Hancock basketball sweeps North Iowa, GHV wrestlers sweep 3 duals

SPORTS NEWS JANUARY 27 2016 The West Hancock Girls basketball team defeated North Iowa 61-30 Tuesday night as Maria Gonzalez scored her 1,000th career point.  Kelly Leerar had 17 points, while Faith Hammer and Emma Chizek added 13 each.  Other Tuesday Girls basketball scores: Bishop Garrigan 65, Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 45 Hannah Lau, GHV, 21 points, Jillian


Warrior Women Wrestling Finishes the Regular Season in Bearcat Open

The Waldorf College women’s wrestling team finished the regular season, turning in hard-fought individual efforts in Saturday’s Bearcat Open. It marked the final test for the Warriors before next month’s Women’s Collegiate Wrestling Association (WCWA) National Championships. “It was the last one before nationals and it was a tough one,” Waldorf coach Tyreece Gilder said.

Forest City sweeps North Iowa, Charlie Dugger writes name in state basketball recordbook

SPORTS NEWS JANUARY 25 2016 The Forest City Boys basketball team defeated North Iowa 52-21 on Friday night. The Indians pulled away from a 10 point halftime lead, with Tyler Anderson leading the way with 16 points. Forest City is now 10-4 overall. Other Boys basketball scores: West Hancock 62, North Union 32 Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 69, 


No. 20 Bellevue Survives, Edges Waldorf in Nail-Biter

Bellevue University survived, escaping with a 61-60 win over the Waldorf College men’s basketball team during Friday’s North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) matchup. The Bruins (17-7, 5-1) entered the night ranked No. 20 in the latest National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Division II poll. They trailed by as many as 13 points in the