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Wed
21
Oct

TigerHawk volleyball bested in playoffs

TigerHawk volleyball bested in playoffs

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The NFV volleyball team saw its 2020 season come to an end Monday night in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs as the TigerHawks fell, 3-0, to Oelwein.

While player statistics and coach’s comments were unavailable at press time, the TigerHawks fell by scores of 25-21, 25-17, and 25-10.

The loss gives the TigerHawks a final record of 5-14 (4-4 in UIC play).

Oelwein advanced to the Region 6 semifinal round where it will take on Union on Wednesday night.

 

 
Wed
21
Oct

NFV XC boys crowned UIC champs, girls 2nd

The North Fayette Valley boys’ cross country team took first place at Thursday afternoon’s Upper Iowa Conference Meet in West Union. The varsity squad of (l-r) Nathan Crooker, Caleb Zurbriggen, Peyton Halverson, Ben Miller, Davan Crooker, Korbin Yauk, and Nathan Jensen scored 30 points to top the competition. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

NFV XC boys crowned UIC champs, girls 2nd

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The North Fayette Valley cross country runners had the opportunity to compete in front of many hometown fans and supporters Thursday afternoon as the TigerHawks hosted the 2020 Upper Iowa Conference Cross Country Meet in West Union. 

Up against some of toughest teams in the area, the Class 2A No. 15-ranked NFV boys captured the team title while the girls (2A Team To Watch) earned runner-up honors.

Wed
21
Oct

West Central falls to undefeated Rebels

West Central senior Alan Orr (34) drags down a runner in recent action. Friday, the Blue Devils ended their season on the road with a 62-6 loss to unbeaten Gladbrook-Reinbeck. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

West Central falls to undefeated Rebels

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

In the first round of the 8-Man State football playoffs on Friday night, the Blue Devils of West Central headed to Reinbeck to take on the 7-0 Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels.

Still looking for their first win of the season, the Devils would need a monumental upset to keep its season alive. Unfortunately, the Rebels were as good as advertised as they sent WC back home with a 62-6 loss.

Wed
21
Oct

TigerHawks come up short to Crestwood in rematch

Zach Robrock (36) follows blocker Kale Rodgers (51) in the second half of North Fayette Valley’s Friday night playoff matchup against Crestwood. As a team, the TigerHawks had 44 rushing attempts for 167 yards. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

TigerHawks come up short to Crestwood in rematch

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The 2020 State football playoffs kicked off across the state on Friday night, including a rematch from the regular season for North Fayette Valley and Crestwood.

In the first installment of the contest, the Cadets pulled out a two-point victory in week three to get their first win of the season. This time around, the TigerHawks would look to get even with their district foe.

Wed
14
Oct

Previewing the postseason: Nashua-Plainfield at South Winneshiek

 

Previewing the postseason: Nashua-Plainfield at South Winneshiek

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

When playoff pods were announced at noon on Saturday, the 6-1 and No. 7-ranked Warrior football team learned that it would host its first round playoff game against 1-6 Nashua-Plainfield on Friday night.

“We feel pretty good about where we are at right now. We had a good season and we are looking forward to making a postseason run,” said head coach Jason Ohrt after hearing of his team’s playoff fate. “This group has worked really hard and our guys seem to be really focused on what’s ahead of us. We are ready to capitalize on this opportunity.”

Wed
14
Oct

Warriors notch first UIC win

Warrior senior Breanna Dvorak concentrates on the ball as she makes a dig attempts during recent Warrior action. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

Warriors notch first UIC win

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

The South Winn volleyball team picked up its first conference win of the season last week as the Warriors beat Kee, 3-1, on Tuesday night (Oct. 6).

“We knew going into the match that we would face one of our league’s top hitters and she was able to control the net against us in set one,” said coach Alex Smith, who’s team lost 12-25 in the first set. “Our passing improved dramatically in the second set and our servers were able to be aggressive and keep them out of system.”

Wed
14
Oct

South Winn near the top at home XC invite

A group of Warrior girls, including (l-r) Billie Wagner, Megan Hageman, Josie Tieskoetter, and Eryn Sabelka, run in a pack during Tuesday’s (Oct. 6) South Winn Invitational. The girls, ranked No. 4 in Class 1A, tied for first with Class 3A No. 7-ranked Decorah. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

South Winn near the top at home XC Invite

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

South Winn hosted its annual home invitational cross country meet on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 6, and performed well with the Warrior girls tying for first and the SW boys taking second.

In the girls’ race, the Class 1A No. 4-ranked Warriors scored 54 points to tie with Class 3A No. 7-ranked Decorah. Leading the way for South Winn were three of the top five overall finishers.

Wed
14
Oct

South Winn near the top at home XC invite

A group of Warrior girls, including (l-r) Billie Wagner, Megan Hageman, Josie Tieskoetter, and Eryn Sabelka, run in a pack during Tuesday’s (Oct. 6) South Winn Invitational. The girls, ranked No. 4 in Class 1A, tied for first with Class 3A No. 7-ranked Decorah. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

South Winn near the top at home XC Invite

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

South Winn hosted its annual home invitational cross country meet on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 6, and performed well with the Warrior girls tying for first and the SW boys taking second.

In the girls’ race, the Class 1A No. 4-ranked Warriors scored 54 points to tie with Class 3A No. 7-ranked Decorah. Leading the way for South Winn were three of the top five overall finishers.

Wed
14
Oct

Previewing the postseason: West Central at Gladbrook-Reinbeck

Previewing the postseason: West Central at Gladbrook-Reinbeck

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The 0-6 West Central football team will travel to Gladbrook-Reinbeck to take on the 7-0 Rebels in the first game of the 2020 8-Man playoffs.

The game will be played at 7 p.m. Friday night in Reinbeck.

Wed
14
Oct

Blue Devil VB now 6-0 in UIC play

Aaliyah Gordon tops conference leading West Central in blocks and is second in kills. Here in recent action, the junior spikes another one by a hapless defender. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

Blue Devil VB now 6-0 in UIC play

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The Blue Devils remain atop the Upper Iowa Conference standings in volleyball after West Central went 2-0 last week, picking up back-to-back wins over Central and MFL/MarMac on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 5 and 6.

The team began the week with a 3-0 win over Central, downing the Warriors by scores of 25-21, 25-14, and 25-14.

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