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Wed
13
Apr

Blue Devils' golf season underway

 

Junior Brady Forsyth chips onto the green at Big Rock Country Club in Fayette, where he shot a 45 against Edgewood-Colesburg in a losing effort on Thursday, April 7.

 

Blue Devils' golf season underway

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

 

The West Central boys’ and girls’ golf teams opened their season at home on Thursday, April 7, when they took on Edgewood-Colesburg at Big Rock Country Club in Fayette.

Neither team walked away victorious against the visiting Vikings; however, both teams showed signs of promise for the season.

Wed
13
Apr

Trapshooting here for NFV athletes

 

The newly formed Echo Valley Trap Team (EVTT) will be holding a couple of meets later this spring. Right now, the six club members are practicing at the Volga Conservation Center just west of Fayette. The charter members of the EVTT, with their shotguns, trap machine and hundreds of clay targets, include (l-r) Ben Fettkether, Regan Pleggenkuhle, Ethan Menne, Morgan Lauer, Joshua Boleyn, and Dillon Lee. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

Trapshooting here for NFV athletes

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

North Fayette Valley students now have another activities outlet: trapshooting.

The Echo Valley Trap Team (EVTT) is starting its first season this spring.

The creation of Blake Gamm and Bob Sadler EVTT is available for all high school students, male and female, who are in good academic standing.

Wed
13
Apr

NFV girls win first golf match

 

The 2016 NFV girls’ golf team has both quality and quantity as it hopes to defend its UIC title. Swinging the clubs for the TigerHawks will be (front l-r) Molly Wenthold, Bailey Moser, Claire Hanson, and Kiley Johansen; (middle) Keriann Elsbernd, Callie Lembke, and Marrah Burrack; (back) Madison Imoehl, Laura Weidemann, Anna Torkelson, Sierra Gilson, and Mariah Wettleson. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV girls win first golf match

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The North Fayette Valley girls’ golf team won its opening match of the season Thursday in Elkader, downing the Warriors, 206-284.

Head coach Robin Madole said, “It wasn’t the score we wanted to open up with, but the wind and cold made for some tough conditions. Hopefully, we will continue to improve as the season progresses.”

Wed
13
Apr

NF boys beat Central

 

North Fayette Valley boys’ golf has some quality golfers returning and the numbers in the underclassmen to have good teams for several years. Representing the TigerHawk boys during the 2016 season will be (front, l-r) Kedrick Bemiss, Chase Hollinrake, Noah Koch, Derek Thoms, Colin Gavin, Derek Elsbernd, Jordan Baumler and head coach Derek Heins; (back) William Miller, Kyle Nosbisch, Lukas Olson, Jacob Leuchtenmacher, John McTaggart, Croy Schott, Spenser Schmitt, Chance Meyer, Brandon Busari-Okoro, Hunter Tripp, and Zachary Schroeder. (Nt pictured are Chase Hallberg and Drew Berger. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV boys beat Central

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The North Fayette Valley boys’ golf team opened its 2016 season Thursday with a road win in Elkader. The TigerHawks beat Central, 171-190, in the cold and wind at the Elkader Country Club.

Wed
06
Apr

West Central boys loaded with experience

 

The West Central Blue Devils boys’ golf team includes (front, l-r) Bryce Allowed, Brady Forsyth and Dein Gosse; (back) Taylor Hepperle, Sam Hepperle, Dustin Gordon, Jack McDonough, Ethan Fink, head coach Ron Ahrens and Andrew Sharff (not pictured).

 

 

West Central boys loaded with experience

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The West Central boys’ golf team will be a seasoned bunch since it returns the entire 2015 squad.

The Blue Devils will have six seniors, two juniors, and a freshman competing for spots this year.

Wed
06
Apr

West Central girls' golf on the rise

 

The West Central Blue Devils girls’ golf team includes (l-r) Kenadie Betz, Ashley Buzynski, Sheridan Brickman, Brianne Martin, Kenzie Squires, Mary Michels, Ayrrian Harsen, and head coach Ron Ahrens. 

 

West Central girls' golf on the rise

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

After fielding a full team last year for the first time in four years, the WC girls’ golf team is ready to strut its stuff this season.

Head coach Ron Ahrens termed last year, “a learning experience for everyone.”

Wed
06
Apr

Girls' track opens at Waverly

 

Megan Feldman has her eyes set firmly down the track as she starts the first leg of the distance medley for NFV at the Early Bird Relays, Tuesday (March 29) in Waverly. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

Girls' tack opens at Waverly

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The NFV girls started the outdoor season at the Early Bird Relays in Waverly on Tuesday, March 29.

The TigerHawks faced a number of Class 3A and 4A schools in finishing sixth, just a point behind Mason City in fifth and 4.5 points out of fourth.

Despite the depth and quality of the larger schools, NFV won four medals.

Wed
06
Apr

NFV boys 2nd at Sumner

 

NFV senior Darin Ney sails the discus in the Frostbite Relays Tuesday (March 29) in Sumner. Ney’s throw of 127’08” was good enough to earn a bronze medal in the first outdoor meet of the year. (Jerry Wadian photo)

 

NFV boys 2nd at Sumner

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The North Fayette Valley boys’ track team opened the outdoor season by finishing second at the Frostbite Relays Tuesday, March 29, in Sumner.

Head coach Mark Nuss stated, “Despite the high winds and chilly temperatures, it was a good first outing. Our times and distances are improving, and our younger athletes are posting some good results.”

The TigerHawks brought back 16 medals, including five gold.

Wed
30
Mar

South Winn girls' golf 2016

 

Members of the 2016 South Winneshiek girls’ golf team include (front, l-r) Kelsey Hageman, Jaimie Elsbernd, and Payton Poshusta; (back) Cassidy Frana, Skyler Luzum, Jaden Schweinefus, and Olivia McGee. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

South Winn girls' golf 2016

Wed
30
Mar

South Winneshiek Boys' Golf 2016

 

Members of the 2016 Warrior boys’ golf squad include (front, l-r) Kaelan Boe, Brekin Tigges, Jacob Michels, Brady Hageman, Nathan Kuennen, Braden Lensing, Lee Kipp, and Cole Klimesh; (back) Lucas Feltz, Gabe Kipp, Landers Kuboushek, Anthony Emanuel, Logan Schweinefus, Nathan Winter, Alex Kuennen, and Josh Lensing. (Zakary Kriener photo)

 

South Winneshiek Boys' Golf 2016

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