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Wed
26
Dec

Waukon girls basketball team gets back on winning track with pair of non-conference wins, 48-17 over Clayton Ridge and 64-59 at Caledonia

Senior Maddie Ahlstrom becomes new career assist record holder in rare win over Caledonia

The Waukon girls basketball team bounced back from its first loss of the season late in the previous week to open this past week with a pair of non-conference victories, clipping the wings of the Clayton Ridge Eagles for a 48-17 home victory Monday, December 17 before returning home with a rare victory, 64-59, from Caledonia, MN Tuesday, December 18. That win over Caledonia not only snapped a six-season losing streak to the Warriors but also featured the achievement of a new school record for assists in a career by senior Maddie Ahlstrom, whose five assists in the contest pushed her past the previous record of 210 career assists compiled by 2010 Waukon High School graduate Tatum (Meyer) Wagner.

Wed
26
Dec

Kee girls basketball team adds another win to early-season undefeated streak in Upper Iowa Conference play with 54-11 shutdown of North Fayette Valley

The Kee girls basketball team put together its best defensive effort of the season, and one of its best ever, in bringing home a 54-11 victory from North Fayette Valley in West Union Tuesday, December 18. The Lady Hawks limited the host TigerHawks to no more than six points in any of the game’s four quarters, shutting them down completely in a 16-0 second period to improve to 7-1 on the season and remain undefeated at 6-0 in UIC play.

Wed
26
Dec

Kee boys basketball team falls at North Fayette Valley by 67-43 final result

The Kee boys basketball team alternated a pair of doubled-up quarters with more even paced frames in their Tuesday, December 18 road loss at North Fayette Valley in Upper Iowa Conference play. The host TigerHawks, with their single-loss record, doubled up the Hawks and their single-win mark in quarters two and four to help pull away to a 67-43 Kee defeat.

The Hawks also had a Friday, December 21 Upper Iowa Conference contest at MFL/MarMac that was not played prior to the early print deadline for this week’s issue of The Standard due to the Christmas holiday. That coverage will appear in a future edition of The Standard. The Hawks were scheduled to return to the court Friday, January 4 at West Central.

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Wed
19
Dec

Waukon wrestling team falls in Northeast Iowa Conference home dual to Crestwood, finishes tied for fifth at Starmont Tournament


Wraps up the scoring ... Waukon wrestling junior Michael Hagen gets his hand raised in victory in the final match in the Indians’ 66-10 home loss to the Cadets in Northeast Iowa Conference competition Thursday, December 13. Hagen received a forfeit at 182 pounds to finalize the team scoring in the dual. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

Battles to the end ... Waukon wrestling 138-pound junior Tyler Block fights off this attack in the Indians’ 66-10 home loss to the Cadets Thursday, December 13. Block waged war through all three periods of the match before finally surrendering a 7-4 loss by decision. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon wrestling team wrapped up another busy latter portion of the week this past week, wrestling a home dual late in the week before competing in a weekend tournament just two days later. The mat Indians fell in that home dual in Northeast Iowa Conference action to Crestwood, 66-10, Thursday, December 13 before finishing in a tie for fifth-place out of 11 teams competing at the Starmont Tournament Saturday, December 15.

The wrestling Tribe was next scheduled to host both South Winneshiek and Fillmore Central out of Minnesota Tuesday, December 18 to wrap up the pre-holiday portion of this season’s schedule before the end of the year. The Indians will return to action following the holiday break Saturday, January 5 by competing in the Crestwood Tournament.

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Wed
19
Dec

Kee girls basketball team stays undefeated in Upper Iowa Conference play with dramatic win over Turkey Valley, handling of Central Elkader

The Kee girls basketball team kept its Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) season rolling perfectly, using some final-second dramatics to help pull off another sweep of a pair of conference games this past week to improve to 6-1 on the season, 5-0 in UIC play. The Lady Hawks dropped in four points in the final one second to pull off a 38-37 home win over Turkey Valley Tuesday, December 11 before having little problem with Central Elkader at home in a 56-30 triumph Friday, December 14.

The Kee girls will finish off the 2018 portion of their schedule with a very busy final week on the road before the holiday break, playing at North Fayette Valley Tuesday, December 18, at De Soto, WI Thursday, December 20 and at MFL/MarMac Friday, December 21. The Lady Hawks will then return to action after the holidays with a weekend double-dip, playing at West Central Friday, January 4 and then at Mabel-Canton in Minnesota Saturday, January 5.

Wed
19
Dec

Waukon boys basketball team suffers pair of Northeast Iowa Conference losses at home to Crestwood and Waverly-SR

The Waukon boys basketball team remained in search of its first Northeast Iowa Conference win of the season, coming close to accomplishing that feat on two occasions this past week but coming up just a couple baskets shy of doing so in the closing minutes. The Indians first had a comeback effort come up five points shy in a 56-51 home loss to an undefeated Crestwood team Tuesday, December 11 before having a late lead slip away at home in a 58-54 home loss to Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 14.

The Indians were next scheduled to finish off the 2018 portion of their schedule with a road game at Decorah Friday, December 21 prior to the holiday break. The hardcourt Tribe will return from the break with a January 4 home game against Charles City before playing at Wartburg College Saturday, January 5.

Wed
19
Dec

Kee boys basketball team free throws its way to its first win of the season in split of Upper Iowa Conference home pair with Turkey Valley and Central

The Kee boys basketball team secured its first win of the 2018-2019 season, using the free throw line and an overtime period to do so in earning a split of its two games this past week. The Hawks first fell hard at home, 65-22, to Turkey Valley Tuesday, December 11 before getting to the free throw line 41 times to help pull out a 66-61 home triumph in overtime over Central Elkader Friday, December 14.

The Hawks were next scheduled to wrap up the 2018 portion of their schedule with a pair of road games, playing at North Fayette Valley Tuesday, December 18 and then at MFL/MarMac Friday, December 21 prior to the holiday break. The Kee boys will then return to the court following the holidays for a Friday, January 4 road date at West Central.

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Wed
19
Dec

Waukon bowling teams split at Decorah; Boys post 2692-2619 victory but girls come up short by 2020-2148 end result

The Waukon bowling teams came out on opposite ends of fairly close battles when they traveled to Decorah Friday, December 14 for their final competition prior to the holiday break. The Waukon boys edged out a 2692-2619 victory over the host Vikings, with the Waukon girls falling short in a similarly close end result, 2020-2148.

The Indians will now have a break from competition through the holiday season. They will return to competition after the holiday break with a January 4 home date against North Fayette Valley.

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Wed
12
Dec

Waukon girls basketball team christens newly-dedicated Dave Schoeberlein Gymnasium with 57-19 win over Oelwein


Leads all scorers ... Waukon girls basketball senior Sydney Ross soars toward the hoop in the Indians’ 57-19 home win over Oelwein Friday, December 7. Ross paced all offensive efforts in the win with 15 points and also led the Indians with seven rebounds and posted three steals and one assist. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

It was its only scheduled game for this past week, and it ended up being a lopsided victory over an overmatched opponent, but no other game this season will likely hold a deeper meaning than the Waukon girls basketball team’s Friday, December 7 home game vs. Oelwein, as the Lady Indians christened the newly dedicated Dave Schoeberlein Gymnasium with a 57-19 rout of the visiting Huskies.

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