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Wed
23
Dec

Waukon girls basketball team plays to undefeated week with trio of wins


Contributes all around ... Waukon girls basketball sophomore Maggie Criswell drives to the basket in the Indians’ 56-34 home win over Charles City Friday, December 18. Criswell scored two points, swiped five steals, dished out four assists and grabbed three rebounds in the Indian win. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Waukon girls basketball team played a busy schedule this week, but didn’t let a full slate of three game slow them down, putting all three games in the win column to improve to a 4-1 season record, 3-1 in Northeast Iowa Conference play. The Indians opened the week with a 61-50 victory at previously undefeated Decorah Tuesday, December 15 before closing the week with consecutive home wins, 58-42 over MFL/MarMac Thursday, December 17 and 56-34 over Charles City Friday, December 18.

The Lady Indians will now enter their holiday break from school. The Tribe is scheduled to return to action January 2 at Kee High School to play a rescheduled November 20 contest as part of a boy/girl doubleheader that day, beginning at 1 p.m. The Waukon girls will then play January 5 at Waverly-Shell Rock before hosting Turkey Valley January 7 and playing at New Hampton January 8.

Wed
23
Dec

Kee girls basketball team falls in pair of UIC home games


Rising to the top ... Kee girls basketball junior Reagan Mudderman glides toward the basket in the Hawks’ 53-48 home loss to MFL/MarMac Tuesday, December 15. Mudderman finished the game with team-high totals of 21 points, nine steals and six assists. 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 webpage.

After a past week on the road with more wins than losses in three games played, the Kee girls basketball team returned home this past week, hoping to continue that trend in a pair of Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) match-ups against the two largest schools in that conference. That hope proved to be no easy reality, as the two teams faced by the Lady Hawks brought a combined record of 10-1 into those contests and would remain with just that single loss between them. The Kee girls first battled Class 2A MFL/MarMac to a 53-48 loss Tuesday, December 15 before suffering a 62-49 loss to undefeated Class 3A North Fayette Valley Friday, December 18.

Wed
23
Dec

Waukon boys basketball team wins two of three NEIC battles


Rarely missed ... Waukon boys basketball senior Ethan O’Neill guides this shot toward the hoop in the Indians’ 78-65 home win over Decorah Tuesday, December 15. O’Neill shot nearly 78% from the floor in the ballgame, missing only one time on each side of the three-point arc on his way to 17 points while also grabbing five rebounds, swiping two steals and recording one each of assists and blocked shots. View and find out how to purchase this photo and more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Waukon boys basketball team played a busy slate of three Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) games this past week, winning two of those three contests to even up both their NEIC mark (2-2) and overall record (3-3) so far this season. The week started off with the bucket Tribe suffering its second consecutive NEIC loss, 57-53 at Crestwood Monday, December 14 in a game rescheduled from December 8, but the Indians bounced back the very next night with a 78-65 triumph at home over Decorah Tuesday, December 15 before finishing the week pulling out a 66-62 win at Charles City Friday, December 18.

The Indians will now enter their holiday break from school. They will return to the basketball court with a Saturday, January 2 non-conference game at Kee before hosting New Hampton Friday, January 8.

Wed
23
Dec

Waukon girls, boys bowling teams each fall at home to W-SR


Team-high total ... Waukon girls bowling senior Taylor Peterson rolls the bowl toward the pins in the Indians’ 2177-2275 home loss to Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 18. Peterson led the Lady Indians with her 314 series consisting of games of 127 and 187. 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.

Completes team scoring ... Waukon boys bowling senior Ryan VanderVelden sends a ball toward the pins in the Indians’ 2330-2623 home loss to Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 18. VanderVelden rounded out the Indian team scoring in head-to-head competition with a 242 series made up of games of 122 and 120 pins. 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 and boys bowling teams returned to their home lanes this past week, hosting Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 18. The bowling Indians proved to be gracious hosts in their final meet before the holidays, both surrendering losses to the visiting Go-Hawks by a 2177-2275 count for the girls and a 2330-2623 result for the boys.

The Indians will now enter their holiday break from school. The bowling Tribe will return to competition January 8 hosting North Fayette Valley.

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Wed
16
Dec

Kee boys basketball team adds two more wins to undefeated UIC slate, ends week with season’s first loss at New Hampton


Soaring and team-high scoring ... Kee boys basketball junior Dalton Dibert glides toward the hoop in the Hawks’ 42-33 victory at home over Postville Friday, December 11. Dibert led all scorers with 18 points and also swiped a team-high four steals while posting two rebounds and one assist. 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 webpage.

The Kee boys basketball team played one of its busiest weeks of the season, beginning the week by continuing its undefeated start in Upper Iowa Conference play but ending the week with the first loss of its 2020-2021 campaign. The Hawks started off the week with a 42-33 win at home over Postville Tuesday, December 8 and remained unbeaten in conference play with a 58-53 victory at Turkey Valley Friday, December 11. The Kee boys played their first game of the season outside the Upper Iowa Conference at New Hampton Saturday, December 12 and also ended up with their first loss of the year, 57-32.

Wed
16
Dec

Waukon girls basketball team gets season underway with 60-27 home win over Crestwood, battles fourth-rated Waverly-SR well in 49-40 home defeat


Scoring leader, and more ... Waukon girls basketball senior Annika Headington takes the ball strong to the basket in the Indians’ 60-27 season-opening win at home over Crestwood Tuesday, December 8. Headington led all scorers in the ballgame with 21 points and also added team highs of 11 steals and seven assists in addition to four rebounds. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

Following postponement of its first three games due to a football State Championship and a quarantine due to COVID-19 exposure, the Waukon girls basketball team finally got its 2020-2021 competition schedule underway this past week, splitting its first contests against the spectrum of competition in the Northeast Iowa Conference. The Lady Indians got their season underway with a 60-27 victory at home over a yet winless Crestwood team Tuesday, December 8 prior to giving Class 4A fourth-rated Waverly-Shell Rock a strong battle before surrendering a 49-40 final result at home Friday, December 11.

Wed
16
Dec

Kee girls basketball team sandwiches loss at rated Turkey Valley between memorable road wins during busy week

The Kee girls basketball team was one game shy of turning in an undefeated busy week of competition, but the games that did end up in the win column were certainly memorable. The Lady Hawks opened the past week with a 41-38 victory in overtime at West Central Monday, December 7 in a game postponed from November 24 before falling at Class 1A 13th-rated Turkey Valley Friday, December 11. The Kee girls bounced back from that lone loss of the week with a 55-37 win at Class 3A New Hampton Saturday, December 12, with that game featuring a new school record 43 points scored by Hawk junior Reagan Mudderman.

The Lady Hawks were also scheduled to host Postville Tuesday, December 8 but the Lady Pirates are under COVID-19 quarantine and did not make the trip, forcing postponement of that contest to a date yet to be decided.

Wed
16
Dec

Waukon boys basketball team’s split of road games includes buzzer-beater win at Sumner-Fredericksburg, loss at Class 3A top-10 Waverly-Shell Rock

The Waukon boys basketball team book-ended this past week with results on each end of the win-loss spectrum and by differing degrees, playing both games on the road. The bucket Tribe opened the week pulling out a 52-50 triumph in the final seconds at Sumner-Fredericksburg Monday, December 7 before traveling to Class 3A top-10 rated Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 11 and surrendering a 65-49 final result in Northeast Iowa Conference play.

The Indians were supposed to also play this past week at Crestwood Tuesday, December 8 but had that game postponed when the Cadets suspended program competition for a couple weeks due to COVID-19 exposure. That game was scheduled to be made up Monday, December 14.

Wed
16
Dec

Waukon wrestling team falls at Class 3A second-rated Waverly-Shell Rock, places ninth at South Winneshiek Invitational behind trio of placewinnings

The Waukon wrestling team had a full slate of competition in the latter half of this past week, competing in a dual meet Thursday, December 10 before a weekend tournament two days later. The mat Tribe first competed at Class 3A second-rated Waverly-Shell Rock in that Thursday dual, falling by a 69-10 final result. The Indians then had seven matmen take part in the South Winneshiek Invitational Saturday, December 12, with three of those wrestling Indians earning placewinnings at their respective weights to help the Indians finish ninth as a team.

Wed
09
Dec

Waukon wrestling team falls in three duals at Postville quadrangular, finishes in ninth-place tie at Chris Davis Tournament as Regan wins 120-pound crown


Back points on the way to a pin ... Waukon wrestling 220-pound sophomore Cullen Dickson works his Nashua-Plainfield opponent for back points in the Tribe’s season-opening quadrangular at Postville Tuesday, December 1. Dickson went undefeated on the night, recording two wins by fall, including pinning this opponent in 3:33. 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 webpage.

The Waukon wrestling team opened its 2020-2021 season with a busy week of wrestling three dual meets and one tournament in its initial week of competition. The mat Tribe began that busy week with a road quadrangular at Postville Tuesday, December 2 in which the Indians lost to Nashua-Plainfield, 65-12, to Postville, 42-36, and to Oelwein, 43-42, on a criteria tie-breaker. The Indian matmen then wrestled at the Wapsie Valley Tournament Saturday, December 5, finishing tied for ninth place in the 13-team field behind the lead of sophomore Jakob Regan winning the 120-pound weight class at the event.

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