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Wed
02
May

Season-best performance for South Winn golfers

 

Junior Cole Klimesh carded an impressive 42 on Thursday at Silver Springs Golf Course in Ossian, helping the Warriors pick up a decisive 179-263 win over Turkey Valley. (Shanna Schweinefus photo)

 

Season-best performance for South Winn golfers

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

 

The Warrior boys’ golf team was in action twice last week, taking on Turkey Valley at Silver Springs Golf Course in Ossian on Thursday and both MFL/MarMac and Postville at Tri-City Golf Club in Luana on Friday.

Despite harsh conditions on the course Thursday, South Winn put forth one its best performances of the season. Led by junior Cole Klimesh, who earned medalist honors with a 42, the Warriors won, 179-263.

Wed
02
May

Blue Devils compete hard during busy track schedule

 

West Central’s Taylor Hepperle takes off from the starting blocks during the sprint medley during the Starmont boys-only invitational on Friday, April 27.  Chris DeBack photo

 

Blue Devils compete hard duriong busy track schedule

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

 

 

The West Central boys’ and girls’ track and field teams had another eventful week with six meets between the two squads. 

The girls’ team scored the most points this week with 36.5 points during a seventh-place finish at Clayton Ridge on Tuesday, April 24. At Sumner-Fredericksburg the day before, the girls scored 13 points and then proceeded to score 26 points at MFL/MarMac.

Wed
02
May

Blue Devils' golf finally back on the links

 

West Central’s Kenzie Squires carded the Blue Devils’ lowest score, 56, against North Fayette Valley on Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Pleasant Valley Sports Club & Golf Course.  Chris DeBack photo

 

Blue Devils' golf finally back on the link

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

 

 

West Central’s Aryel Allwood won her first medal of the golf season when she shot a meet-low 58 against MFL/MarMac on Monday, April 23.

Allwood’s two best holes of the evening were the par-3 sixth and ninth holes on the Blue Devils’ home course at Big Rock Country Club in Fayette. She bogeyed each hole. 

Finishing second, one stroke behind Allwood, was Ayrrian Harsen, who shot a nine-hole round of 59. Harsen’s most successful hole was a bogey on the par-3 second hole. Rounding out the scoring for the Blue Devils were Kenadie Betz, 63, and Nicole Paul, 76. Sophomore Rachel Walenceus finished fifth on the team with an 84. 

As a team, the Blue Devils carded a score of 256. The team was without Kenzie Squires and Isabell Eitel. Due to only having three gofler, MFL/MarMac forfeited the meet.  

With only two boys golfing for the Blue Devils’ boys’ team, West Central couldn’t compete as a team. 

Wed
02
May

NFV girls go 2-for-2 on links

 

TigerHawk golfer Kariann Elsbernd earned runner-up honors on Thursday as she turned in a round of 47 at Pleasant Valley Sports Club. (Chris DeBack photo)

 

NFV girls go 2-for-2 on links

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

 

The North Fayette Valley girls’ golf team went two-for-two last week, picking up wins over conference foes Starmont and West Central.

The TigerHawks began the week Monday at Backbone Golf and Country Club in Strawberry Point, going head to head with the Starmont Stars.

NFV came away with the win, shooting 216 to the Stars’ 231.

Wed
02
May

TigerHawk boys busy on the course

 

 

North Fayette Valley linkster Tanner Johnson watches his ball after a shot during recent TigerHawk golf action. (Chris DeBack photo)

 

TigerHawk boys busy on the course

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

 

The North Fayette TigerHawk boys’ golf team had a busy week as it worked to make up for lost playing time caused by a late start to the 2018 spring.

The TigerHawks began the week Monday, April 23, against Starmont at Pleasant Valley Sports Club and were led by medalist Colin Gavin who carded a 40.

Wed
02
May

Boys' T/F 4th at Warrior Relays

 

 

Boys T/F 4th at Warrior Relays

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

While still not at full strength, the TigerHawk boys’ track and field team had a strong showing at the Warrior Relays hosted by Wapsie Valley in Oelwein on Monday, April 23.

“We were easily missing 30-35 points once again, as we were at our own invitational,” said coach Mark Nuss following the meet. “We still had several performances to be happy about.”

Wed
02
May

Ehler breaks her own record

 

North Fayette Valley runner Hannah VanHyfte had a strong day in the distance races on Monday, April 23, at the Warrior Relays in Oelwein. The TigerHawk distance specialist placed second in the 1500 (5:55.63) and third in the 3000 (12:52.05). (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

Ehler breaks her own record

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

 

Marin Ehler broke her own school record in the shot Monday at the Warrior relays hosted by Wapsie Valley in Oelwein.

Ehler tossed the steel ball 43’03” to win the shot by over three feet. The old school record was 42’8” the senior also took home a bronze medal in the discus.

Wed
25
Apr

South Winn girls take 3rd at Hudson

 

South Winn junior Ashley Kriener runs a leg of the first-place 4x400 event at the NFV Invite on Friday in West Union. Kriener, Ellie Loesch, Felicity Taylor, and Mary Frana recorded a time of 4:23.76, nearly five seconds faster than the runner-up team. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

 

South Winn girls take 3rd at Hudson

 

 

The South Winneshiek girls’ track and field team competed at the Hudson Relays on Tuesday, April 17. The Warriors had a strong showing, placing third at the event, a mere two team points out of second place.

Wed
25
Apr

TigerHawk linksters compete in tourney

TigerHawk linksters compete in tourney

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The TigerHawk boys’ golf team competed at the Washington Invite on Saturday, an 18-hole tournament featuring seven teams.

North Fayette Valley shot a 387, led by Colin Gavin with an 85. The TigerHawk junior was having one of the best rounds of the tournament entering the 17th hole, but he took a nine on a par-4 and a double-bogey on the final hole to end his day.

Wed
25
Apr

Five golds for TigerHawks at NFV Invite

 

 

TigerHawk runner Emma Ney clears a hurdle in the girls’ 4x100 shuttle hurdle during Friday’s NFV Invite in West Union. Ney, along with Claire Halverson, Ryan Wedo, and Morganne Molseed placed sixth with a mark of 1:21.91. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

Five golds for TigerHawks at NFV Invite

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

The TigerHawk boys’ and girls’ track and field teams hosted the annual NFV Invite on Friday afternoon in West Union. The boys’ team had a stellar showing, placing second out of nine teams, while the girls also performed well by placing fourth among some very tough competition.

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