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Warriors Trip Up Jaguars in Overtime

Warriors Trip Up Jaguars in Overtime

 The Waldorf College men’s basketball team earned a 103-96 overtime victory during Tuesday’s matchup against Governors State University. Governors State (4-19) entered Tuesday’s contest averaging 80.4 points per game on offense. The Jaguars used their fast-paced offense to score transition points and take Waldorf (15-9) into overtime. The Warriors reeled off 11 unanswered points in


Waldorf’s Craig Named NSAA Field Athlete of the Week

Following two school-record performances for the Waldorf College men’s track and field team last weekend, Isaiah Craig has landed North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) Indoor Field Athlete-of-the-Week honors. Craig, who was announced as NSAA Indoor Field Athlete of the Week on Tuesday, improved upon his own school records in both the triple jump and high

Forest City basketball falls to West Hancock, Osage, Lake Mills win divisions of Top of Iowa Conference Wrestling tournament

SPORTS NEWS FEBRUARY 1 2016 The Forest City basketball teams fell to West Hancock Friday night in Britt. The girls fell 61-44, as cold shooting doomed their chance to avenge an earlier loss to the Eagles. Hannah Anderson and Sarri Happel each had 13 for the Indians. Emma Chizek had 19, and Kelly Leerar 13


Semi Finals Reached at Top of Iowa Conference Wrestling Tournament

The Top of Iowa Conference Wrestling Tournament has reached the semifinal stages. In the 106 pound class Will Portis of Rockford will wrestle Alec Fett of Forest City. The other match features Brook Dietz of Nashua-Plainfield vs. Jacob McBride of Newman Catholic. In the 113 pound class, Jeremiah Colon has reached the finals and will


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