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Nate DeBondt
I can still remember it like it was yesterday. As a 7-year old kid, I was able to sit on the bench as the water boy for high school basketball games at South Tama as my dad was the coach.  It was these days as a child that I always looked forward to, as I loved feeling like I was a part of the team...
New Hampton senior Tristan Sweitzer drives to the basket during a game played against Oelwein.
After a magical postseason run by the Chickasaws, their season has finally come to an end after losing in the substate game to South Hamilton.  It also concludes the career of standout basketball player Tristan Sweitzer.  The senior was announced as a first team Northeast Iowa all-conference...
The Chickasaw Wrestling Club’s two state AAU placewinners, Ben Tenge and Tierney Perkins, pose with the club’s coaches — Anthony Hable, Craig Mai and Andy Hugeback — at the conclusion of the tournament on Sunday.
The 2019 Iowa AAU Kids State Wrestling Championship made history this year, as it was the first time that girls had their own separate division from boys. New Hampton eighth grader, Tierney Perkins, also made history by being the first girls state champion at the event for the 150-pound weight...
An inside threat for New Hampton all season, Maddi Moorman was selected to the Northeast Iowa Conference first team.
The three ranked teams in the Northeast Iowa Conference this season — all three of which advanced to the state basketball tournament — dominated the all-conference lists that were released last week. But New Hampton’s Maddi Moorman managed to land a spot on the first team, while Lauren Frerichs was...
Nate DeBondt, the Tribune's new sports editor, is a recent graduate of the University of Northern Iowa.
Eighteen months after longtime New Hampton Tribune Sports Editor Dorothy Huber made it known that she wanted to cut down to “part-time,” she’s finally getting her wish with the newspaper’s hiring of a recent University of Northern Iowa graduate. Nate DeBondt began work on Tuesday as the Tribune’s...
New Hampton senior Tristan Sweitzer drives to the basket during the first half of Saturday's game.
The start was almost perfect for the New Hampton boys basketball team Saturday afternoon, but then, the magic disappeared for the Chickasaws. And just like that, a marvelous postseason run came to an abrupt halt as South Hamilton used a 27-1 run that spanned the last half of the second quarter and...
New Hampton's Tristan Sweitzer and his teammates will take on South Hamilton at 1 p.m. Saturday.
New Hampton and South Hamilton will meet in a Class 2A substate game at 1 p.m. Saturday. New Hampton Activities Director Brad Schmitt said he had been in contact with both South Hamilton and Mason City officials, as well as weather forecasters, and the decision was made to play the game. Although...
Jason Herold drives against the Rockford defense Tuesday.
The good news for next year, should Turkey Valley’s boys meet up with Rockford again in the postseason, is that four of the five Warrior starters that were on the floor while defeating the Trojans  — along with two players that came off the bench — were seniors.  That doesn’t help the lone senior...
New Hampton senior Nolan Howard weaves around the Crestwood defense late in Tuesday night's Class 2A district championship game.
All that mattered Tuesday night was the New Hampton boys basketball team believed, and now the Chickasaws are one win away from going to their first state tournament in a decade. Tristan Sweitzer scored 23 points and freshman Drake Wemark added 14 as New Hampton stunned top-seeded Crestwood 50-36...
Cheyanne Harris enters the courtroom for her sentencing in connection with the 2017 death of her 4-month-old son, Sterling Koehn. (Photo by Jeff Reinitz/Waterloo Courier)
The mother of a 4-month-old baby who died in an Alta Vista apartment in August 2017 was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The sentence, which came 13 days after a Plymouth County jury, found Cheyanne Harris guilty of first-degree murder and first-degree child...

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