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Wed
25
Jan

Waukon bowling teams record home sweep of Oelwein


Rounds out varsity effort ... Waukon girls bowling junior Mia Huffey rolls the ball down the lane in the Indians’ 1810-354 home win Friday, January 20 over an Oelwein team that had just two bowlers competing. Huffey wrapped up the Lady Indians’ varsity effort at the meet, bowling games of 87 and 65 pins for a 152 series total. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Waukon bowling teams each recorded a victory in their Friday, January 20 home meet with Oelwein. The Indian girls faced a limited Husky squad that had just two young ladies competing, tallying 1810 pins for their varsity total to easily improve their season record to 5-1. The Waukon boys rolled to a 2604-2474 victory to get back on the winning track and advance to a 4-2 season mark.

The bowling Indians were next scheduled to compete in their Conference Meet Wednesday, January 25 in Waterloo before hosting Sumner-Fredericksburg Friday, January 27 and then competing at North Iowa Monday, January 30 in a match rescheduled from December 9 by weather. The Tribe will then host Denver Friday, February 3 before bowling at New Hampton Friday, February 10.

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Wed
25
Jan

Kee boys basketball team falls to pair of UIC runner-up contenders, 56-48 on the road at North Fayette Valley, 66-48 at home to Clayton Ridge


Leads the give and take ... Kee boys basketball junior Kaleb Drape looks to make a pass in the Hawks’ 66-48 home loss to Clayton Ridge Friday, January 20. Drape recorded team highs of four assists and three steals, and he also finished the game with three points and five rebounds. 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.

Coming off its busiest week of the season, the Kee boys basketball team was looking to build off a dramatic win that ended that previous week, playing a pair of games in Upper Iowa Conference competition this past week. Facing a pair of teams battling for second place in the Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) standings behind a yet UIC-unbeaten MFL/MarMac squad, the Hawks couldn’t quite continue that late-week momentum into this past week, falling at North Fayette Valley by a 56-48 count Tuesday, January 17 before suffering a similar fate at home, 66-48, to Clayton Ridge Friday, January 20.

Wed
25
Jan

Split of Upper Iowa Conference pair for Kee girls basketball team includes 72-32 loss at North Fayette Valley, 34-32 triumph at home over Clayton Ridge


Doubling up on defense ... Kee girls basketball junior Mallory Mohn (left) and senior Alison Wagner (center) work to stop this Clayton Ridge player in the Hawks’ 34-32 home triumph over the Eagles Friday, January 20. Mohn scored 11 points, grabbed two rebounds and swiped four steals, and Wagner grabbed three rebounds, dished out a team-high two assists and posted one steal and one block. Photo courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Kee girls basketball team earned a split of its games played this past week - both in Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) play, snapping what had turned into a month-long, six-game non-winning streak with a two-point triumph to wrap up the week. The Lady Hawks opened last week’s effort with a 72-32 road loss at North Fayette Valley Tuesday, January 17 before bouncing back with a 34-32 triumph at home over Clayton Ridge Friday, January 20 in a close battle from start to finish to snap that six-game slide that began prior to the holiday break.

Wed
25
Jan

Waukon boys wrestling team claims third-place finish at Denver Tournament; Crestwood bout brings NEIC dual season to a close

The Waukon boys wrestling team ended up competing in just one event this past week but within that event the Indians wrestled three duals. After a Thursday, January 19 home double-dual with Crestwood and St. Ansgar was canceled due to winter weather, the mat Tribe took part in the Denver Duals Tournament Saturday, January 21, winning two of the three duals wrestled by the Indians and being awarded a forfeit in their final placewinning dual to claim a third-place team finish in the eight-team field.

The three duals wrestled by the Tribe at the tournament all came in the initial pool round of competition, with the Indians matched up against fellow Northeast Iowa Conference mat squad Crestwood, the host Denver Cyclones and Dyersville Beckman in Pool A of the Tournament. Pool B featured New Hampton/Turkey Valley, Garner-Hayfield/Ventura, North Fayette Valley and Fennimore, WI.

Wed
25
Jan

Busy end of this past week results in split for Waukon girls basketball team, including 51-38 win at New Hampton, 63-36 loss at Class 5A #3 Waterloo West

For the second consecutive week, the Waukon girls basketball team had an undefeated week denied by a team from a larger school ranked among the top teams in their respective class. This past week, the Lady Indians had a pair of games scheduled on back-to-back nights, splitting that pair of contests played on the road. The better part of that split came in a 51-38 Northeast Iowa Conference win at New Hampton Friday, January 20, with that win being followed by a 63-36 loss at Class 5A third-rated Waterloo West the very next day, Saturday, January 21.

Holding a 9-6 season record that now includes a mark of 5-2 in Northeast Iowa Conference play, the Lady Indians are next scheduled to host Class 1A eighth-rated Central Elkader Thursday, January 26 before playing at Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, January 27. The Waukon girls then play at North Fayette Valley Tuesday, January 31 before hosting Decorah Friday, February 3.

Wed
18
Jan

Waukon girls wrestling team finishes third at Dubuque Senior Tournament, sweeps double-dual at home with NH/TV and NFV


Tipped well in her favor ... Waukon girls wrestling 100-pound junior Mia Kurth tips her North Fayette Valley opponent upside down for near fall points in the Indians’ 39-18 win over the TigerHawks that was part of their home double-dual sweep Thursday, January 12. Kurth pinned the TigerHawk in 3:51 and also received a forfeit victory in the Tribe’s 36-18 win over New Hampton/Turkey Valley. 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 wrestling team continued its climb up the ladder of success this past week with a nearly perfect week of team results in both tournament and dual meet action. Despite quickly adding a rather large tournament to its schedule to start this past week, the Lady Indians still finished just a couple spots from an undefeated week as they placed third among 15 teams at the Dubuque Senior Invitational Monday, January 9 before emerging as the top team in a home double-dual Thursday, January 12 with a sweep of both New Hampton/Turkey Valley, 36-18, and North Fayette Valley, 39-18.

Wed
18
Jan

Busy week of four games at home in six days all fall short of finding the win column for Waukon boys basketball team


Determined drive ... Waukon boys basketball senior Nash Pearson takes the ball strong to the basket in the Indians’ 71-39 home loss to La Crescent, MN Tuesday, January 10. Pearson scored seven points, dished out a team-high three assists and grabbed one rebound in the non-conference loss. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The busiest week of its season thus far saw the Waukon boys basketball team remain in the grips of a now six-game non-winning streak, adding four games to that stretch that dates back to nearly a month ago. Those four defeats all came at home on a pair of back-to-back nights of competition, beginning with an 88-41 loss to undefeated Northeast Iowa Conference leader Waverly-Shell Rock Monday, January 9 in a game rescheduled from December 16 and a 71-39 loss to La Crescent, MN Tuesday, January 10 to start the week. Another pair of home losses ended the week, as Crestwood dealt the bucket Tribe a 67-53 loss Friday, January 13 and Monticello did likewise Saturday, January 14 by a 58-36 final result.

Wed
18
Jan

Kee girls basketball team falls in trio of games, including consecutive nights at New Hampton and MFL/MarMac, at home against #8 Central

The Kee girls basketball team remained in search of its first win of the 2023 portion of this season’s schedule, having a busy schedule of three games this past week end up shy of that goal. The Lady Hawks opened the week with losses in back-to-back nights of road competition, falling at New Hampton Monday, January 9 by a 77-42 final result before suffering a similar fate, 63-41, Tuesday, January 10 at MFL/MarMac. They then returned home to host Class 1A eighth-rated Central Elkader, falling to the undefeated Lady Warriors by a 62-22 final result.

The Hawks were next scheduled to play at North Fayette Valley Tuesday, January 17 before hosting Clayton Ridge Friday, January 20. They will then play at South Winneshiek Tuesday, January 24 before hosting Postville Friday, January 27.

Wed
18
Jan

Kee boys basketball team’s single win in four games comes in final seconds at home over Central Elkader, Hawks just miss another in OT at New Hampton

The busiest week of the season for the Kee boys basketball team saw the Hawks play four games in a span of six days, with just one of them ending up in the win column - in thrilling fashion, with one of the three Kee losses from the week just missing out on the win column in overtime. The Hawks opened the week with that overtime loss, 62-58, at New Hampton Monday, January 9 in a game rescheduled from December 22 before falling at Class 2A top-10 rated MFL/MarMac, 69-50, Tuesday, January 10. The lone Kee win of the week came in the final seconds of a Friday, January 13 home game with Central Elkader, 36-35, before the Hawks faced their second Northeast Iowa Conference team of the week, falling to Crestwood, 62-50, in a game played in the Winter Classic at Upper Iowa University in Fayette Saturday, January 14.

Wed
11
Jan

Waukon boys wrestling team wins NEIC home dual over Charles City, 45-30, places fourth at Crestwood’s Flanagan Invitational


Opens the dual with a first-period pin ... Waukon boys wrestling 220-pound senior Mason Kelly has his Charles City opponent all wrapped up on the way to a fall in the Indians’ 45-30 home win over the Comets Thursday, January 5. Kelly secured the fall in 1:43 in the first match of the dual. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

Senior pair of Jakob Regan, Corbyn Palmer win tournament titles

The Waukon boys wrestling team returned to the mat for the first time following the holiday break, doing so with pretty good success in securing its first Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) dual victory of the season and finishing in the middle of its first weekend tournament of the new year. The wrestling Indians not only secured their first NEIC win of this season but also notched their first NEIC victory in quite some time over a traditionally stronger Charles City squad, 45-30, at home Thursday, January 5. The mat Tribe followed that initial NEIC win with a fourth-place finish out of seven teams at the Flanagan Invitational hosted by Crestwood High School Saturday, January 7.

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