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Wed
06
May

WC girls' golf drops 2

 

Brianne Martin is one of the young golfers learning the game at West Central. Despite her youth, Martin has been a consistent scorer for the Blue Devil varsity. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

WC girls' golf drops 2

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

West Central girls’ golf lost a pair of matches last wee

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Monday, April 27, the Bulldogs of MFL/MM beat the Devils. Cheridan Brickman led WC with a 60. Kenzie Squires shot a 62, and Brianna Martin carded a 

63.

Thursday, the girls were at home at Big Rock Co

untry Club against third-ranked North Fayette Valley. The Devils dropped a 182-241 decision.

Wed
06
May

WC boys' golf beats 'Dogs

 

Dustin Gordon watches his drive sail down the fairway in action Thursday in West Central’s match against NFV at Big Rock Country Club in Fayette. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

WC boys' golf beat 'Dogs

 

 

The West Central boys came away from the golf meet in Luana Monday, April 27, with a W as the Devils beat MFL/MM, 193-205.

Brady Forsyth earned medalist honors with nice round of 44. Ethan Fink carded a 47, Andrew Sharff had a birdie on his way to a 48, and Dustin Gordon completed the varsity scoring with a 54.

Wed
06
May

NFV girls keep improving

 

Erin Kurdelmeyer eyes the finish line as she anchors the NFV shuttle hurdle. The NFV senior also vies in the 400 hurdles and runs in several relays. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV girls keep improving

 

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

The North Fayette Valley girls’ track team continues to improve in the standings in addition to lowering times and extending distances.

Monday at the Warrior Relays in Oelwein, the girls finished second to a very good Union (LPC) squad, 153-135.

In the TigerHawks’ second meet of the week, they placed third at the Bulldog Relays in Monona.

On Monday, the TigerHawks were well ahead of third-place A-P, which had 87 points. NFV accomplished second place despite the fact that Allison Schori was ill that day.

Wed
06
May

NFV boys win 2 more in track

 

Jared Bouska stretches at the finish line of a recent 100 dash. Bouska provides not only leadership, but also inspiration to NFV thinclads; he may not always be a medal winner, but he scores valuable team points almost every time he runs. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV boys win 2 more in track

 

 

North Fayette Valley boys’ track won a pair of meets last week despite holding out Jesse Mackey and David Jellings who are getting over minor injuries.

Monday in Oelwein, the boys topped the nine-team field with 188 points; Denver was runner-up with 157 points.

The TigerHawks won 18 medals, including eight gold and four silver. NFV also set a number of personal- and season-bests as they doubled up in many events.

Wed
06
May

Season opens at Fayette County Speedway

The B Mods roar past the grandstand Friday during the Fayette County Speedway’s opening night of racing. Hawkeye’s Brett Bumgardner is driving car 23, while Jeremy Schaufenbuel of New Hampton is in car 34. (Jerry Blue photo)

 

 

Season opens at Fayette County Speedway

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

Wed
06
May

TigerHawk boys' golf splits

 

Trevor Massman concentrates on the flight of this little chip shot during NFV’s win over West Central Thursday at Big Rock Country Club in Fayette. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

TigerHawk boys' golf splits

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The North Fayette Valley boys’ golf team split a pair of matches last week, losing to a solid Starmont squad on Monday, April 27, but rebounding to beat West Central on Thursday.

“It wasn’t our best night,” admitted NFV head coach Derek Heins after his squad dropped a 171-181 decision to visiting Starmont. The JV also lost, 192-212 to the Stars.

According to Heins, “The Stars have a solid team, but we struggled.”

Wed
06
May

NFV girls' golf sets more records

 

Bailey Moser chips onto the green Thursday at Big Rock Country Club in Fayette. Moser earned medalist honors in all three meets last week, although she had to win by cardback against fellow TigerHawk Molly Wenthold in Fayette. Moser, ranked eighth in Class 3A, started the week with a personal-best 42 against Starmont. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV girls' golf sets more records

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The third-ranked North Fayette Valley girls’ golf team not only added three more wins last week to move to 9-0, but it also set a pair of school records in the process.

One new record was for 18-hole rounds, as the TigerHawks shot a 371 Saturday in Decorah.

The record round came on the Oneota course in Decorah during the biggest win of the week. The TigerHawks won a four-team tournament, edging Decorah, 371-372, to take the title. Sumner-Fredericksburg (411) and Crestwood (417) were also in the tournament.

Wed
29
Apr

Warrior golf teams post strong week

 

Senior Jamie Elsbernd drives the ball off the tee during recent action at Silver Springs Golf Club in Ossian. Elsbernd had a strong week, which included carding a 52 and earning medalist honors Monday night (April 20) in Calmar to go along with a round of 51 and runner-up honors Thursday in Ossian. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

Warrior golf teams post strong week

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The South Winn boys’ and girls’ golf teams both capped off a strong week, including a pair of wins for the girls and a victory for the boys. Both teams also golfed in tournament play at New Hampton Saturday morning. The boys posted a second-place finish, while the girls ended up fourth.

Wed
29
Apr

Warrior boys place 3rd at NFV

 

South Winneshiek senior Kevin Davis runs his leg of the 440-meter shuttle hurdle relay Thursday afternoon at the North Fayette Valley Invite in West Union. Davis and the Warrior boys were third out of 14 teams in the meet. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

Warrior boys place 3rd at NFV

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The Warrior boys took the short trip to West Union last Thursday for the North Fayette Valley Invite. A strong field of 14 area teams tested the Warrior track and field competitors, but South Winn was able to wrap up the day with a third-place team finish.

South Winn junior classmen dominated the field events, taking first place in three of the four events.

Wed
29
Apr

SW girls hit midseason stride

 

Warrior senior Lexie Warth clears a hurdle early in her leg of the 400-meter shuttle hurdle relay. Warth went on to finish first in the 100-meter hurdle event and third in the long jump, helping her team earn top honors in the meet. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

SW girls hit midseason stride

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The South Winneshiek girls’ track team has begun to hit its midseason stride, recording a strong fourth-place finish Monday (April 20) at Hudson and a first-place finish Thursday at the North Fayette Valley Invite.

Hudson

In a field of 18 northeast Iowa teams, the girls put together one of their strongest and most consistent efforts of the season.

“This was our best meet of the season,” noted head coach Kevin Kearney. “In spite of less-than-ideal conditions, many girls recorded season- and lifetime best efforts, which is a great sign.”

The girls performed exceptionally well in the field events, as they have all season.

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