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New Hampton/Turkey Valley student assistant coach Ryan Anderson (left) and head coach Nick Hemann keep a close eye on a match during last month’s Battle of Waterloo.
Ryan Anderson has done a little bit of everything when it comes to extra-curricular activities at New Hampton High School. The senior has been active in four sports and has been a member of numerous clubs and organizations, and now, he can add “coach” to the list of activities. One of the four...
Nashua-Plainfield wrestling coach Al Frost poses with his team’s managers — (from left) Haley Rinken, Bailey Weiss, Kylie Dietz Keagan Betsinger and Carlee Smith — during a short break at the Nashua-Plainfield Invitational last month.
Al Frost chuckled at the question, what exactly do the Nashua-Plainfield wrestling team’s managers do? “Maybe a better question is what don’t they do? Seriously, they do so much behind the scenes it’s not even funny,” the veteran coach said. “They deserve a little credit. No, they deserve a ton of...
University of Northern Iowa wrestler Michael Blockhus scores a takedown during the UNI Open last month.
For those who wrestled Michael Blockhus in high school, this may sound a bit scary. “I think I’m definitely more focused on the mat,” the University of Northern Iowa freshman said when asked how he’s changed as a wrestler since graduating from New Hampton High School last spring. “One of the things...
The officials working the NCAA Division III national championship football game include (from left) Sam Burdt, Mike Hanna, Art Ousle, Ross Hannam, Kirk Johnson, Eric Kennedy, Jeff Trost and Ryan Thompson.
Jeff Trost and his wife were enjoying a night out for supper with some friends when the phone call came earlier this month. On the other side of the line was his college football officiating crew chief, Kirk Johnson, and the news was pretty dang good. “Kirk just said get your bags packed, we’re...
Nashua-Plainfied heavyweight Tanner Striegel picked up another victory on the mat during a quandrangular held last Thursday in Nashua.
Even a day later, the loss was sticking in Nashua-Plainfield coach Al Frost’s proverbial craw. “That’s a meet we have to figure out how to win,” Frost said Friday, the day after watching his team build a 21-6 lead only to fall to Forest City 37-36. “It was a good meet, and we didn’t wrestle that...
Nashua-Plainfield’s Shaylee Hansen drives to the basket during a game played earlier this season.
The Nashua-Plainfield girls basketball team endured another tough week as the Huskies closed out the 2018 portion of their schedule with two losses. A slow start cost Nashua-Plainfield in Tuesday’s 58-36 loss to North Butler as the Bearcats jumped out to a 16-3 first quarter lead and extended the...
Nashua-Plainfield’s Brody Jepperson broke into double figures for the first time this year when he scored 10 points in a win over North Butler last Tuesday.
To say the Nashua-Plainfield offense was struggling in the first quarter of last week’s game against North Butler would be an understatement. But if there is a truism in basketball, it is this: Defense can lead to offense. The proof in that adage was found that night by the Huskies, who ramped up...
Savannah Schmitt plays solid defense in a game played earlier this month against North Fayette Valley.
With a score reminiscent of the Turkey Valley girls teams of a couple years ago, the Trojans started a doubleheader at Postville Tuesday with a 65-8 win, prior to the TV boys making it a sweep, 52-41 over the Pirates. The boys game started out with a big Trojan lead as they were on the best end of...
University of Iowa recruit Noah Fenske checks the time while filling in his letter of intent Wednesday morning. Fenske will join the Hawkeye football team this summer.
Attending a University of Iowa football camp after his freshman year of high school changed everything for Noah Fenske. “Yeah, I was an Iowa State fan at the time,” he admitted after signing his national letter of intent with the Hawkeyes Wednesday morning. “I could tell by how passionate the...
New Hampton senior Paige Wisner applies the pressure defense in Tuesday night’s game against Crestwood.
New Hampton senior Paige Wisner admitted to being exhausted after Tuesday night’s loss to Crestwood. Despite the best efforts from the New Hampton girls, the Cadets lived up to their No. 13 ranking as they opened up a second-quarter lead and defeated the Chickasaws 47-33. The game plan for the...

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