Kannon Leuenberger

Turkey Valley’s Eli Nymeyer and Kannon Leuenberger try to trap Lake Mills’ Chett Helming, who scored 39 points in the substate game held at Charles City High School.
With five minutes to play in the second quarter, Lake Mills’ Chett Helming had outscored Turkey Valley by himself 21-17. The hot start by Helming helped Lake Mills jump out to a 32-17 advantage, and the Trojans were never able to recover, falling in the substate game held at Charles City on...
Eli Reicks leaves his defenders behind while scoring his first of four touchdowns Friday night.
Turkey Valley was sure to miss its starting quarterback Friday. Out with a sprained knee, Ethan Leibold had thrown for 474 yards this season and rushed for another 283 while the Trojans were going through their first five opponents. And although Kee High had only one win on the season, they lost...
Kannon Leuenberger and Liza Herold
Crowned 2019 Homecoming Queen Friday night was Turkey Valley's Liza Herold. She joined King Kannon Leuenberger as they were crowned by 2018 royalty Karissa Schmidt and Carter Reicks. Turkey Valley's football team capped the night with a 60-0 win over Kee High to stay undefeated on the season. More...
Turkey Valley senior Dylan Elsbernd carried the ball 11 times for 61 yards and a touchdown in the Trojans victory over AGWSR.
Entering the season ranked as the No. 5 team in 8-Player by the Gazette/KGYM preseason poll, the Turkey Valley football team proved why it is  a force to be reckoned with, as the Trojans dominated AGWSR in their season-opener on Friday night by a score of 56-6. “It was a good win to start the...
Turkey Valley’s Kannon Leuenberger was nominated to the second team all-conference.
Although Turkey Valley didn’t have a great year as a team, a few of their players’ performances throughout the season did not go unnoticed by the coaches in the Upper Iowa Conference (UIC). Trojan senior Simon Schmitt was one of nine players named to the all-conference first team that consists of...
Turkey Valley's Kannon Leuenberger drives against Nashua-Plainfield's Isaac Chambers in the district opener for each team Friday.
As a freshman, Garrett Kurtenbach averages just over six points per game this season. He had six points in Turkey Valley’s opening win over Nashua-Plainfield, but one point in particular stood out. Turkey Valley led by as much as 10 points early in the final period, but the Huskies clawed their way...
Turkey Valley’s Kannon Leuenberger provides the defensive pressure during the Trojans win over South Winneshiek Friday night.
When South Winn hit a 3-point shot with 28 seconds left in Friday’s game against the Trojans, the Warriors cut a Turkey Valley lead — which had been as much as eight points earlier in the quarter — to three points. When Eli Reicks was fouled and went to the line to shoot a pair of free throws,...
Turkey Valley’s Kannon Leuenberger (23) and Eli Nymeyer double team a MFL player in Friday’s game.
Despite two Turkey Valley girls putting up a career-high scoring night, the Lady Trojans started Friday’s doubleheader against MFL Mar-Mac with a 57-40 loss, their first conference loss of the season. The boys followed with a 56-35 win over the Bulldogs; they also have only one Upper Iowa...
Cale Reicks (22) and Will Einwalter (25) were both named to the District 2 first team after the season ended.
Turkey Valley may not have had the quantity of players on the District 2, 8-man All-District lists as they have in recent year, but the players that were named certainly had the quality part covered. Three of the four seniors on the team were awarded postseason honors, but there were also a pair of...
Two of the Friday defensive leaders for Turkey Valley team up on this play earlier in the season. Kannon Leuenberger [42] finished with 14 tackle points and Eli Nymeyer recovered a fumble.
     A serious blow was dealt to the chances of Turkey Valley playing in the postseason this year when the Trojans were defeated on a wet field at Northwood-Kensett Friday.     "The winner is still in the playoff picture, the loser is out of the picture for all practical purposes," said coach Mark...

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