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NIACC Softball Inks Five Players

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


Cordle Ready to Battle at the Net for Waldorf

The Waldorf College strengthened its incoming recruiting class with the addition of Savanna Cordle. Cordle, a 5-foot-11 senior from Hayfield High School, signed a letter of intent with the Warriors last Thursday. “Savanna is a very versatile, athletic middle hitter who is a great addition to our 2016-17 recruiting class,” Waldorf coach Paul Meyer said.