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May

Waukon boys golf team’s busy week ends with sixth-place Sectional finish


Completes varsity team score ... Waukon boys golf senior Carson Jones sends a putt toward the hole in the Indians’ third-place finish in their home quadrangular Tuesday, May 7. Jones turned in a round of 46 to complete the Tribe team score. Standard photo by Joe Moses. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon boys golf team played a full week of multi-team competition, including one that dictated the future of this 2019 season. The Indians first placed third in both an 18-hole triangular at Charles City Monday, May 6 and in a home quadrangular Tuesday, May 7. The golf Tribe then played in its Class 3A Sectional Tournament at Charles City Friday, May 10, placing sixth as a team and not placing any individual golfers high enough to advance further down the postseason trail.

The Waukon boys were next scheduled to host the Northeast Iowa Conference Tournament Monday, May 13. Completion of that tournament will bring an end to the golf Tribe’s 2019 season.

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Wed
15
May

Kee girls track team qualifies 10 events for State Meet, rewrites five school records on way to second consecutive Class 1A District team championship


Works for three of four qualifications each... The Kee girls track tandem of senior Makayla Walleser and freshman Haley Meyer (left to right) work a hand-off at the Hawks’ Class 1A State Qualifying Meet at Edgewood-Colesburg Friday, May 10. That hand-off combination worked for three Kee event qualifications for this year’s State Meet, including Kee wins in the 4x800 and distance medley, as well as a runner-up effort in the sprint medley. Meyer also won the 1500 meter run for State Meet qualification and Walleser also helped the Hawks to a qualifying win in the 4x400. Photo courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

Brennan, Makayla Walleser, Peters and Meyer each qualify in four events, Mitchell helps three events qualify, Mudderman earns two berths, Rachel Walleser wins 3000m

The Kee girls track team continued repeating history, and making even more, when the Lady Hawks won their second consecutive Class 1A District team championship at the Friday, May 10 State Qualifying Meet hosted by Edgewood-Colesburg. The meet was delayed a day due to colder weather Thursday, May 9, but the temperature wasn’t the only thing heating up for Friday’s meet, as the Kee girls won seven events for automatic State Meet qualification and finished second in four more. Three of those runner-up finishes also earned at-large qualification for this season’s grand finale being held in Des Moines later this week and further helped the Hawks to a team championship total of 115 points.

Wed
08
May

Waukon boys golf team defeats Oelwein in final home NEIC meet


Junior pair rounds out varsity team score in win over Oelwein ... The Waukon boys golf junior pair of Justin Strub (photo above) and Ryan Hanson (photo below) rounded out the Indian team score in their 172-203 home win over Oelwein Friday, May 3. Hanson turned in a round of 44 and Strub was next in line with a 45 to complete that team total. Standard photos by Joe Moses. View and find out how to purchase these photos and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

In its only competition of this past week, the Waukon boys golf team hosted Oelwein Friday, May 3. The meet had been postponed from Tuesday, April 30 due to rainy weather, and the Indians made the most of that delay, winning the meet by a 172-203 result. The Tribe laid claim to the meet medals, with junior Tanner Mitchell besting all players with a round of 41 and fellow junior Logan Houg sharing runner-up medalist honors with Oelwein’s top golfer, each turning in a round of 42 strokes.

The Waukon boys were next scheduled to play at Charles City Monday, May 6 before hosting both Sumner-Fredericksburg and Caledonia, MN Tuesday, May 7 to wrap up their regular season, Caledonia being added to that May 7 date after not making their original date at Waukon April 16. The Indians will open postseason play Friday, May 10 at Charles City, details of which can be found elsewhere on the same Sports pages in the May 8, 2019 print and e-edition The Standard.

Wed
08
May

Waukon girls track team ninth at Ed-Co, fifth at NEIC Meet

Sophomore Annika Headington is Tribe’s lone NEIC Champ with personal-best shot put launch

The Waukon girls track team brought its regular season to a close with two final meets prior to State Qualifying. The Lady Indians finished ninth in their final invitational meet at Edgewood-Colesburg Monday, April 29 before coming in fifth among the seven Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) teams at the annual NEIC Meet hosted by Crestwood High School Thursday, May 2.
The track Tribe was next scheduled to compete in its Class 2A State Qualifying Meet at Monticello Thursday, May 9. Details of that postseason journey appear elsewhere on these same Sports pages in the May 8, 2019 print and e-edition of The Standard.

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Wed
08
May

Kee boys track team finishes ninth at MFL/MarMac, sixth at UIC Meet

The Kee boys track team brought its regular season to a close prior to this week’s State Qualifying Meet, competing in a pair of events this past week. The Hawk boys finished ninth minus their senior leaders at the MFL/MarMac Invitational Monday, April 29 before claiming sixth place as a team at the Upper Iowa Conference Meet hosted by Clayton Ridge Thursday, May 2.

The Hawks are next scheduled to compete in their Class 1A State Qualifying Meet at Edgewood-Colesburg Thursday, May 9. Details of that postseason quest can be found in a shaded box elsewhere on the same Sports pages in the May 8, 2019 print and e-edition of The Standard.

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Wed
08
May

Kee girls track team places fifth with depleted squad at Ed-Co, roars back to defend Upper Iowa Conference team championship

Seniors Brennan and Walleser combine for five of seven Kee UIC crowns

The Kee girls track team finished up its regular season schedule with a final week of two meets that included the successful defense of the Lady Hawks’ first-ever Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) track and field championships. The Kee girls first finished tied for fifth place with a somewhat depleted squad at the Edgewood-Colesburg Invitational Monday, April 29 but came roaring back full force to defend their UIC crown Thursday, May 2 at Clayton Ridge.

The Lady Hawks are next scheduled to compete in their Class 1A State Qualifying Meet that will be held at Edgewood-Colesburg Thursday, May 9. Details of those season-extending possibilities are printed elsewhere on the same Sports pages in the May 8, 2019 print and e-edition of The Standard.

Wed
01
May

Waukon girls track team places third at own Indian Relays home invitational, finishes fourth at MFL/MarMac Invitational


Leads off the 4x400 win ... Waukon girls track freshman Meridian Snitker blasts out of the starting blocks at the Tribe’s Indian Relays home invitational Tuesday, April 23. Snitker led off the Indians’ 4x400 relay that finished first in a time of 4:22.96, teaming up with senior Lauren Griffith, sophomore Regan Griffith and junior Ellec Armstead for that lone Indian victory on the track. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon girls track team completed a full slate of competition this past week, finishing in the top half of the two meets it competed in. The Lady Indians finished third in their six-team Indian Relays home invitational Tuesday, April 23 before placing fourth in the 10-team field of the MFL/MarMac Invitational Thursday, April 25.

The track Tribe was next scheduled to wrap up its regular season schedule at the Edgewood-Colesburg Invitational Monday, April 29 before competing in the Northeast Iowa Conference Meet Thursday, May 2 at Crestwood. The Indian girls will then compete in their Class 2A State Qualifying Meet at Monticello Thursday, May 9, details of which appear elsewhere on the same Sports pages in a shaded box in the May 1, 2019 print and e-edition of The Standard.

Wed
01
May

Waukon girls golf team falls in home Northeast Iowa Conference pair


Runner-up medalist vs. Crestwood ... Waukon girls golf sophomore Mia Strub tees off in the Indians’ 226-180 defeat at home against Class 2A top-rated New Hampton Friday, April 26. Strub tallied a 54 for the Tribe’s second-best score against the highly-regarded Chickasaws and led the Indians with a runner-up medalist round of 50 strokes in the Tribe’s 220-205 home loss to Crestwood Monday, April 22. Standard photo by Joe Moses. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon girls golf team headed closer to the end of its regular season schedule, wrapping up its home slate with two final meets on the Waukon course this past week. The Indians first fell to Crestwood to open that home stand, 220-205, before suffering a similar fate against the top-ranked team in Class 2A, New Hampton, by a 226-180 final result.

Wed
01
May

Kee boys track team finishes eighth at postponed Bulldog Relays in Boscobel, WI, claims fourth place at Clayton Ridge Invitational

Despite some weather issues, the Kee boys track team was able to get two nights of competition in this past week. The Hawks first had their Monday, April 22 Bulldog Relays in Boscobel, WI postponed by rainy weather to Tuesday, April 23, finishing eighth in that 11-team field. The Kee boys then placed fourth among seven teams at the Clayton Ridge Invitational Thursday, April 25 on a cool, damp night.

The Hawks were next scheduled to compete at Monona for the MFL/MarMac Invitational Monday, April 29 before competing in the Upper Iowa Conference Meet Thursday, May 2 at Clayton Ridge. The Kee boys will then compete in their Class 1A State Qualifying Meet at Edgewood-Colesburg Thursday, May 9, details of which can be found in a shaded box elsewhere on the same Sports pages in the May 1, 2019 print and e-edition of The Standard.

Wed
01
May

Kee girls track team places second at Clayton Ridge, wins MFL Invitational

The Kee girls track team competed on a pair of fellow Upper Iowa Conference tracks this past week, making themselves feel pretty well at home at those away venues. The Lady Hawks finished second and made some significant changes to their own record books on the way to a second-place team finish at the Clayton Ridge Invitational Tuesday, April 23 before topping the entire 10-team field at the MFL/MarMac Invitational Thursday, April 25.

The Lady Hawks were next scheduled to take part in the Edgewood-Colesburg Invitational Monday, April 29 before competing in the Upper Iowa Conference Meet at Clayton Ridge Thursday, May 2. The Kee girls will then prepare for their Class 1A State Qualifying Meet that will also be held at the Edgewood-Colesburg facility Thursday, May 9, with details of those season-extending possibilities printed elsewhere on the same Sports pages in the May 1, 2019 print and e-edition of The Standard.

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