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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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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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Waukon boys basketball team splits another pair, opens week with 63-47 win at Sumner-Fredericksburg but begins NEIC play with 63-54 loss at Oelwein

The Waukon boys basketball team played to another split of two ballgames this past week to even its overall season record at 2-2. The Indians opened the week with a 63-47 road win at Sumner-Fredericksburg Monday, December 3 before closing out the week by starting their Northeast Iowa Conference schedule with a loss on the road, 63-54, at Oelwein Friday, December 7.

The Indians were next scheduled to play a pair of Northeast Iowa Conference games at home, hosting Crestwood Tuesday, December 11 before doing likewise with Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 14 in a girl/boy doubleheader. The hardcourt Tribe will then finish off the 2018 portion of its schedule with a road game at Decorah Friday, December 21 prior to the holiday break.

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Kee girls basketball team plays to another undefeated week with a 35-18 home win over Clayton Ridge and 49-44 win over Houston, MN

The Kee girls basketball team put together another pair of wins this past week, winning both at home and away and both in and outside Upper Iowa Conference play. The Lady Hawks played to a 35-18 victory at home over Clayton Ridge Tuesday, December 4 before battling to a much closer final result, a 49-44 triumph over Houston, MN at the annual Iowa-Minnesota Border Battle hosted by Luther College in Decorah Saturday, December 8.

The Kee girls will remain at home for all this week, hosting Turkey Valley Tuesday, December 11 and then Central Elkader Friday, December 14. The Lady Hawks will then 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.

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Kee boys basketball team comes close to its first wins of the season with single-digit losses to Clayton Ridge and Lanesboro

The Kee boys basketball team remained in search of its first win of the season but came very close to achieving that feat in each of its two games this past week. The Hawks opened their home season coming up just shy of a win, 53-51, in an Upper Iowa Conference match-up with Clayton Ridge Tuesday, December 4 before closing out the week with a 60-54 loss to Lanesboro, MN at the Iowa-Minnesota Border Battle hosted by Luther College in Decorah Saturday, December 8.

The Hawks were next scheduled to host both Turkey Valley, Tuesday, December 11, and Central Elkader, Friday, December 14. The Kee boys will then 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.

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