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Wed
22
Apr

SW girls run well at Decorah

 

South Winn junior Becca Hertges hurls the discus Thursday at Decorah. The Warriors placed fifth as a team, placing exceptionally well in the field events yet again. Hertges also placed fourth in the shot put. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

SW girls run well at Decorah

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The South Winn girls’ track team traveled to Decorah yet again this young season. The girls competed well in all events, receiving a boost in the field events.

Amber Brincks cleared 4’08” to earn runner-up honors in the high jump. She also jumped 15’09.65” in the long jump to bring home fourth place. Teammate Lexie Warth was not far from her mark, bringing home fifth place with a  distance of 15’07.75”.

Brittany Shindelar and Becca Hertges claimed third and fourth places in shot put with distances of 37’02.75” and 35’11”, respectively.

Warth also led the Warriors in running events, recording a time of 16.70 in the 100 hurdles, good enough for third.

Wed
22
Apr

SW boys strong at Decorah

SW boys strong at Decorah

 

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

The South Winn boys’ track team competed at the Decorah Relays last Monday, April 13, and found themselves fourth in a field of strong competition.

As they have been all season, the Warriors placed well in the field events, where they earned approximately one-third of their team points despite being short-handed.

Wed
22
Apr

WC girls 2nd at MFL/MM

 

Cherokee Noggle clears one of the obstacles during the shuttle hurdle Monday, April 13, in Oelwein. West Central claimed silver in the event as Mary Scott, Ashley Buzynski, Noggle and Braiden Buhrow ran a 1:20.05. (Sharon Pape photo)

 

WC girls 2nd at MFL/MM

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The West Central girls’ track team finished as runner-up in the MFL/MM Co-Ed Meet in Monona on Thursday. Earlier in the week, the Devils tallied 39 points at The Blue Devil Relays Monday, April 13, in Oelwein and 51 more the next day at the Oelwein Girls Invitational.

Wed
22
Apr

Devil boys' track improving

 

Jack McDonough flings the shot for West Central in action last week. McDonough has been steadily improving in this event and won a silver medal in the discus during Monday’s (April 13) Blue Devil Invite in Oelwein. (Sharon Pape photo)

 

Devil boys' track improving

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The West Central boys hosted the Blue Devil Relays, Monday, April 13, in Oelwein. Thursday, the boys competed at the MFL/MM Co-ed in Monona.

After the two meets, head coach Jordan Greco stated, “We’re improving times and distances with every meet because all of the guys are putting in a maximum individual effort.”

Wed
22
Apr

NFV girls' golf sets record

 

McKenna Lembke’s powerful swing is apparant on this shot Monday (April 13) at the Pleasant Valley course in Clermont. Lembke was medalist in NFV’s victory over Postville in the TigerHawks’ first match of the season. Lembke shot a 44 to lead NFV to a school team record score of 185. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV girls' golf sets record

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The North Fayette Valley girls open the golf season Monday, April 13, by setting a school record, recording a 185 against Postville on the Pleasant Valley course in Clermont. Visiting Postville shot a 276.

The girls continued to look good in 2015 by beating South Winn on its home course in Ossian, 193-210.

Wed
22
Apr

NFV boys' golf 3rd at Waverly

 

 Brian Jensen sinks a short putt during Monday’s (April 13) initial match of the season.  Saturday, at Waverly the senior leader had his best day of the week, leading the TigerHawks with a 79 over the 18-hole course during the Go-Hawk Invitational. NFV finished third in the 12-team field. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV boys' golf 3rd at Waverly

 

 

The TigerHawk boys finally opened the season Monday, April 13, at their new home course in Clermont.

Later in the week, NFV lost to South Winn in Ossian, and Saturday the TigerHawks finished a very respectable third in the Go-Hawk Invitational in Waverly against a field of 12 teams, including a number of schools from Classes 3A and 4A.

Monday, wasn’t really a meet since Postville only had two varsity golfers. However, the TigerHawks shot well as the varsity fired a 178, while the JV came in with a 211.

Wed
22
Apr

NFV boys win 5th straight track meet

 

 

Shown in recent action, Austin DeMuth anchors the 4x800 that won two gold medals last week. The NFV senior is also one of the best 400 hurdlers in the UIC, an event in which he won a pair of silver medals in last week. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV boys win 5th straight track meet

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

North Fayette Valley boys track made it five wins in a row last week after capturing Thursday’s meet in New Hampton. Earlier in the week, NFV won the Crestwood Invitational in Cresco.

Tuesday (April 14) in Cresco, the TigerHawks easily outdistanced the other four teams, amassing 214 points. Host Crestwood and St. Ansgar had 122 and 120 points, respectively.

The TigerHawks went one-two in four different events, including the shot, 800, 1600, 3200, and 400 hurdles. In all, eight different TigerHawks won at least two medals in individual events.

All five NFV relay teams won gold as the TigerHawks took home 14 gold medals, six silver, and a pair of bronze.

Wed
22
Apr

2 bronze meets for NFV girls' track

 

NFV’s 4x400 won a silver and bronze medal last week. Here, Becca Miller takes the baton from Macy Niewoehner in the relay’s first handoff in recent action. Coupled with Toni Rounds and Natalie Moyle, the 4x400 has been a consistent scorer all season. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

2 bronze meets for NFV girls' track

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The North Fayette Valley girls’ track team discovered bronze on the road last week. The TigerHawks finished third at both the Early-Bird Invitational in Waukon on Tuesday, April 14, and tied for third in New Hampton on Thursday.

Wed
15
Apr

SW boys' track takes first

SW boys' track takes first

 

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

The Warrior boys’ track team was in action Friday afternoon, April 10, at the Postville Coed Invite.

The Warriors edged Central-Elkader by a half-point to take top honors in the event.

Wed
15
Apr

Warrior girls compete at Decorah

 

South Winneshiek’s RaeAnn Klimesh runs the second leg of the 4x800. The Warrior team of Klimesh, Josie Kriener, Felicity Taylor, and Tiana Bullerman  brought home first place in the event with a time of 10:48.11. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

Warrior girls compete at Decorah

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The South Winneshiek girls’ track and field team competed at the Decorah Girls’ Invite Friday, April 10.

The Warriors brought home fifth place at the Invite, led by a first place finish in the 4x800.

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