January 2013

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Wed
30
Jan

Hawk wrestlers win 2 duals, 2nd at Riceville

Lape ties school record for pins

North Fayette wrestlers went to 8-4 on the season Thursday night when they swept a pair of matches at Guttenberg. It marked the first time this season that NF had wrestlers at all 14 weights.

Saturday, the Hawks finished second to Class 2A Crestwood at the Riceville Tournament. Tyler Johansen (195) and Dalton Lape (Hwt) claimed gold medals.

North Fayette’s Tom Miller moves a recent opponent into a pinning position. The Hawk 145-pounder won by throw and forfeit Thursday at Clayton Ridge. He won bronze at the Riceville Tournament on Saturday with a 3-1 record. (Kris Van Sickle photo)

Wed
30
Jan

Tiger wrestlers split 6 duals

Tiger wrestlers split 6 duals

Valley wrestlers started the week losing a pair of duals at Monona. The Tigers lost to South Winn, 41-39, and to host MFL/MM-CE, 51-28.

Saturday, Valley was at the Alburnett Invitational.

Wed
30
Jan

Tigers beat Devils

The Tiger girls' basketball team rallied from a one-point halftime deficit to edge West Central in a low-scoring contest, 30-27, Tuesday, (Jan. 15) at Valley.

Thursday's contest against Waterloo Lutheran was postponed until Jan. 24.

Wed
30
Jan

Wilma Rothlisberger

Wilma N. Rothlisberger

Wilma N. Rothlisberger, 91, of Elgin died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Stoney Brook Village in West Union. 

Funeral services were held Friday, Jan. 25, at Illyria Community Church in rural Elgin.

Burial was held in Illyria Cemetery.

Leonard-Grau Funeral Home in Elgin was in charge of arrangements.

Wed
30
Jan

Eunice Bushman

Eunice M. Bushman

Eunice M. Bushman, 77, of Clermont died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at Good Samaritan Society - Waukon.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at St. Peter's Catholic Church, Clermont.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, with a 4 p.m. parish Scripture service, at Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Clermont. Visitation will continue for one hour before Mass time on Friday at the church.

Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Clermont is in charge of arrangements.

Wed
30
Jan

John "Sid" Crowe

John "Sid" Crowe

Funeral services for John S. "Sid" Crowe, 93, of West Union were held Saturday, Jan. 26, at United Methodist Church in West Union with the Rev. Scott Keele Kober officiating. 

Burial followed in the West Union Cemetery.

Burnham-Wood & S.K. Rogers Funeral Home, West Union, was in charge of the arrangements.

Sid's death occurred Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in LaCrosse, Wis.

Wed
30
Jan

Frances R. Arens

Frances R. Arens

A Mass of Christian Burial for Frances R. Arens, 103, of Lawler will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in Lawler.

Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Visitation is set for 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Hugeback-Johnson Funeral Home in New Hampton. There will be a 4 p.m. rosary and a 6 p.m. Scripture service. Visitation will continue an hour prior to Mass at the church on Thursday.

Frances died Friday afternoon, Jan. 25, 2013, at her home.

Wed
30
Jan

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Van Sickle

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Van Sickle

Marvin and Marian (Pritchard) Van Sickle of rural Elgin will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Jan. 9.

The couple were married Jan. 9, 1963, at the Little Brown Church in Nashua.

Anniversary wishes (no gifts, please) may be sent to the Van Sickles at 5640 Echo Valley Road, Elgin, IA 52141.

Wed
30
Jan

Hawk girls take out Tigers

Hawk girls take out Tigers

Kapnisis sets school record for blocks

Once again, North Fayette girls' basketball dominated the Valley girls. This time the score was 52-31 Friday in West Union.

North Fayette’s Vicky Kapnisis (44) is a shot-blocking machine as Valley’s Mallory Burrack (15) found out when she tried to drive the lane Friday night in West Union. Also in the action is NF’s Stephanie Nuss (42). Kapnisis came into the weekend with 83 blocks, tying her for second in Class 2A and for third in the entire state. She added 10 more Friday night giving her 963, eight more than Tammy Lansing’s single-season mark set in 2005-2006. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 
Tue
29
Jan

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