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Competition within the ranks

    Working long hours at her job over the summer, Hannah Heit didn't have a great deal of time to train for the 2016 cross country season.    That wasn't at all obvious Tuesday.    Heit led the Chickasaw girls in the varsity race at Mas

N-P goes distance for first court win

It’s probably a good thing Amber Carter is only 20 years old; otherwise, she might have had to worry about adding a few gray hairs last Thursday.That was the night her Nashua-Plainfield volleyball team gave the state’s youngest coach her first car

Total team victory

Nowhere on the offensive stats do the names Keegan Crawford, Tanner Haut, Nathan Dettmer, Wiley Jennison and Evan Kalainoff appear.But trust us, those Nashua-Plainfield offensive lineman played a huge role in the Huskies’ 41-14 season-opening win

Touchdown Club returns this year but prizes switch from blankets to jackets

Not only does it benefit Chickasaw athletics, it's fun to play. There are still some good yardlines left for the Touchdown Club fundraiser, and the prize this year is a Chickasaw pullover similar to the one in the photo above.

Chickasaws fall in home opener

Fresh off a five-set win over Ames, in which the final three sets were decided by three points or less, Class 4A Mason City had dealt with some pressure when they came into New Hampton Thursday.The Chickasaws, on the other hand, won their first ma

Trojans’ offense lights up opener

    It was fun to watch just how fast Turkey Valley covered turf in their 8-man season opener Friday.    Although the first quarter ended with just a four-point Trojan lead, 12-8 over Kee High, Turkey Valley blew the game open with a 40-point seco

Chickasaws open with resounding win

Carter Stochl threw two touchdown passes and New Hampton had five different players find the end zone as the Chickasaws rolled to a 35-12 win over Charles City on opening night of “Friday Night Football.”A Stochl-to-Ryan Gorman 43-yard pass on New

Warrior girls claim Ed-Co team crown

Turkey Valley runners helped South Winneshiek to a successful, albeit hot, season opening meet of the season on Tuesday.The Warriors claimed the girls title at the Edgewood-Colesburg Invitational while the boys took second in the 10-team meet.This

Opening night victory

It wasn’t always pretty, but then again, the goal — win the season opener — was accomplished for the New Hampton volleyball team.“We definitely found some things to work on and it might have been a little ugly in spots,” coach Jess Geerts said aft

Annual Al Baxter Memorial Turkey Shoot set for Aug. 28

The sixth annual Al Baxter Memorial Turkey Shoot will be much the same as the fifth annual Al Baxter Memorial Turkey Shoot.“We keep the same stuff because it works,” said Jo [Baxter] Myrsiades.”Keeping the tradition started by her late husband,  t

A way of life for sale

Bowlaway Lanes owner Maxine Skoda turned to her son Dale and daughters Sue Huffman and Jo Vaala.    “Remember how we used to have to oil the lanes? she asked. They all moaned.

A summer investment

Ellie Ewert can tick off the advantages of summer golf in rapid succession.There’s the competition, the chance to play other courses, the ability to fine tune that game and then there’s the best part of summer golf ...

Senior Lady Trojans earn all-state honors

While no Turkey Valley softball player earned first team honors after the 2016 season concluded, the names of two players — Kayla Schaufenbuel and Delaney Lensing — appeared on both the all-district and the all-state lists.    The pair made the Io

Huskies land four on all-league teams

The Nashua-Plainfield baseball team placed four players on the first-ever All-Top of Iowa East Division all-conference teams.Seniors Jason Fisher and Devin Koob were named to the first team, sophomore Mason Hyde was a second-team selection and sop

Four Trojans on UIC squads

After Turkey Valley’s baseball team finished the season with a 13-22 record, the Trojans landed four players on the Upper Iowa Conference honor squads.    And the good news is that there are no seniors among the group.

Chickasaws set school records in NEIC, all-district selections

“Wow” is the best way to describe this.The sting of falling in the substate game had to be eased a bit for New Hampton baseball when the Northeast Iowa All-Conference teams were released and nine Chickasaw players made the cut.That includes five o

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