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Wed
15
Jan

Waukon wrestling team falls in pair of double duals, finishes seventh as a team at annual Flanagan Tournament to get new year underway


Pulls his team within three points ... Waukon wrestling 170-pound sophomore Caleb Block controls his Oelwein opponent in the Indians’ home double dual with the Huskies and Crestwood Thursday, January 9. Block wrestled his way to a fall in a time of 3:36 to pull the Tribe within just a 21-24 team score deficit. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The present welcomes the future ... Members of the Waukon wrestling team line up to slap hands with the future of the program at the Indians’ home double dual with Oelwein and Crestwood Thursday, January 9. Members of the Waukon Junior Wrestling youth program were recognized during the event, making their way around the gym in front of the hometown crowd. 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 returned from the holiday break to get the 2020 portion of this season’s schedule underway, the mat Tribe wrestling in a pair of double duals in its first week back on the mat, as well as competing in its first weekend tournament of the new year. The Indians first wrestled a pair of non-conference squads at South Winneshiek Friday, January 3, falling to both Fillmore Central out of Minnesota, 55-24, and the host squad, South Winneshiek, by a 60-9 final result. After nearly a week away from competition, the wrestling Indians hosted a pair of Northeast Iowa Conference opponents Thursday, January 9, falling to Oelwein by a 48-27 final count before suffering a 74-0 loss to Crestwood. Following those double duals, the Indians then traveled to Cresco Saturday, January 10 to compete in the Crestwood Tournament, placing seventh.

Wed
15
Jan

Waukon boys basketball team wins two of three road games, triumphs over Jesup, 74-54, and Prairie du Chien, WI, 66-65, before falling at NEIC-undefeated Charles City by a 67-64 final

The Waukon basketball team played three games within a week’s time this past week, coming up just a few points short of pulling off an undefeated series of those three contests. The Indians handled a single-win Jesup team, 74-54, as part of a basketball showcase at Upper Iowa University in Fayette Saturday, January 4 before also pulling out a 66-65 win at Prairie du Chien, WI Tuesday, January 7. The Indians returned to Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) action Friday, January 10, coming close to handing that Comet squad its first NEIC loss of the season, but coming up just shy of doing so, 67-64.

Wed
15
Jan

Kee girls basketball team returns from holiday break to win two of three games at home, falls to North Fayette Valley but bounces back with wins over West Central and South Winn


Team-high board work ... Kee girls basketball sophomore Haley Meyer fights a West Central defender for a loose ball in the Hawks’ 54-21 home win over the Blue Devils Tuesday, January 7. Meyer scored four points, grabbed a team-high five rebounds, swiped three steals and blocked one shot in the victory. 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.

The Kee girls basketball team returned from the holiday break to play three games within a week’s time, posting two of those three games to the win column. That win streak did not come right away, as the Hawks opened the new year extending a losing streak by another game with a 45-28 home loss Friday, January 3 to North Fayette Valley before tallying back-to-back home wins each by around a 30-point margin, 54-21 Tuesday, January 7 over West Central and 64-35 Friday, January 10 over South Winneshiek.

Holding an 8-4 season record that includes a 5-4 Upper Iowa Conference mark, the Kee girls were next scheduled to play at Postville Tuesday, January 14 before traveling to Turkey Valley Friday, January 17. The Hawks will then host Clayton Ridge Tuesday, January 21 before making up an early-season rescheduled contest at Waukon Thursday, January 23.

Wed
15
Jan

Kee boys basketball team wins one of five games since returning from holiday break; West Central is lone Hawk victim in 66-34 home triumph


First-ever varsity points ... Kee boys basketball senior Peter Boland launches a shot in the Hawks’ 66-34 home win over West Central Tuesday, January 7. Boland converted a pair of free throws in the ballgame for his first-ever varsity points for the basketball Hawks. 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.

The Kee boys basketball team returned from the recent holiday break to a busy schedule of five games within just over a week’s time. The Hawks put just one of those five games in the win column, tallying a 66-34 victory at home over West Central Tuesday, January 7. Prior to that win, Kee’s boys dropped back-to-back games to begin the new year, 42-34 at home against North Fayette Valley Friday, January 3 and 71-46 to Waterloo Columbus in a basketball showcase hosted by Upper Iowa University in Fayette Saturday, January 4. The Hawks capped off that busy week with a 62-52 home loss to South Winneshiek Friday, January 10 before falling at Seneca, WI Saturday, January 11 by a 61-39 final result.

Wed
08
Jan

Waukon bowling teams return to action after holiday break with home split with Decorah


First-year competitors lead the way ... Waukon boys bowling junior Gavin Ouverson (photo above) and freshman Cody Huinker (photo below) unleash their rolls down the lane in the Indians’ 2914-2765 home win over Decorah Friday, January 3. In their first season of varsity competition for the bowling Tribe, Ouverson rolled games of 243 and 195 for a team-high series of 438 pins and Huinker bowled a 427 series consisting of game totals of 193 and 234. View and find out how to purchase these photos and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon bowling teams returned to the lanes Friday, January 3 after a weather-induced and holiday break from competition of nearly a month in length. That return to action saw the Indians earn a split with a nearby Decorah squad, the Indian ladies falling to the visiting Vikings by an 1887-2471 final result and the Waukon boys rolling to a 2914-2765 victory over their Decorah guests.

The bowling Indians are next scheduled to compete at North Fayette Valley Friday, January 10 before making up a Friday, December 13 home date claimed by weather Monday, January 13 against North Iowa. The Tribe will then host Waterloo Columbus Friday, January 17.

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Wed
08
Jan

Waukon basketball boys open post-holiday schedule with 94-59 home loss to Decorah


Productive drive ... Waukon boys basketball junior Sean Cooper glides toward the hoop for a basket over a Decorah defender in the Indians’ 94-59 home loss to the Vikings Friday, January 3. Cooper finished the game with seven points, two rebounds and an assist. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

A return to action following the holiday break saw the Waukon boys basketball team play host to a Decorah squad that has its Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) season off to an opposite start (2-1) than the Indians’ 1-2 start thus far in NEIC play. That differing start tended to show itself on the court in this initial post-holiday affair for both squads, as the visiting Vikings handed the basketball Tribe a 94-59 defeat behind a three-point sharp-shooting effort that saw Decorah drop in 15 three-point blasts to account for nearly half the Viking point total in the ballgame.

Tue
24
Dec

Kee boys basketball team splits pair of Upper Iowa Conference contests at home, beats Central Elkader, 53-34, falls to MFL/MarMac by 84-41 result


Ready on defense ... Kee boys basketball sophomore Dalton Dibert prepares to defend in the Hawks’ 53-34 home win over Central Elkader Tuesday, December 17. Dibert led Kee with 15 points and also grabbed three rebounds and swiped a pair of steals. 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.

The Kee boys basketball team split its pair of home games this past week, ending up on opposite ends of the results column against a pair of Upper Iowa Conference foes. The Hawks opened the week with a 53-34 win at home Tuesday, December 17 over winless Central Elkader before falling to a single-loss MFL/MarMac at home Friday, December 20 by an 84-41 final result.

Holding a 3-4 overall record, 2-3 in Upper Iowa Conference play, the Hawks are now on their holiday break. The Kee boys will return to the court in the new year with back-to-back days of competition, first hosting North Fayette Valley Friday, January 3 before playing Waterloo Columbus Saturday, January 4 at Upper Iowa University in Fayette.

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Tue
24
Dec

Waukon wrestling team surrenders pair of home duals to Decorah and Caledonia by nearly equal scores, places eighth at Starmont Tournament


Win by decision gives team its final lead ... Waukon wrestling 106-pound freshman Jakob Regan works his Caledonia opponent over on the way to a 7-4 win by decision in the Indians’ home double dual with the Warriors and Decorah Thursday, December 19. Regan’s win gave the mat Tribe its final lead of that dual, 9-6, before Caledonia rattled off 56 unanswered points on the way to a 62-9 Indian defeat. 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 completed a busy latter half of this past week, hosting a pair of teams for a double dual before wrapping up its 2019 schedule with a final weekend tournament for the calendar year. The Indians played host to both Decorah and Caledonia, MN at that Thursday, December 19 double dual at home, falling by nearly equal team scores of 63-9 to the Vikings in a Northeast Iowa Conference dual and by a 62-9 count to the Warriors from north of the border in Minnesota. The mat Tribe wrapped up its week with an eighth-place finish at the annual Doug Guilford Tournament hosted by Starmont High School Saturday, December 21.

The wrestling Tribe is currently on its holiday break. The Indians will return to action Friday, January 3 for a multi-team dual event at South Winneshiek.

Tue
24
Dec

Waukon boys basketball team falls in pair of Northeast Iowa Conference battles on the road, 64-38 at Crestwood and 56-41 at Waverly-Shell Rock

The Waukon boys basketball team hit the road to match up against two of the top teams in the Northeast Iowa Conference from last season this past week, falling to both after seeing strong early starts erode away later in each ballgame. The Indians suffered a 64-38 defeat at Crestwood Tuesday, December 17 before surrendering a 56-41 loss at Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 20.

Holding a 2-3 season record that includes a 1-2 mark in Northeast Iowa Conference play, the Indians are now on their holiday break. They will return to competition in the new year with back-to-back days of basketball, hosting Decorah Friday, January 3 before taking on Jesup Saturday, January 4 in a basketball showcase being hosted by Upper Iowa University in Fayette.

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Tue
24
Dec

Kee girls basketball team swept in pair of close home battles with Upper Iowa Conference leaders, 39-32 by Central Elkader and 51-41 by #6 MFL/MarMac


Fighting off a Warrior ... Kee girls basketball junior Jada Mitchell fights with a Central Elkader defender for control of the ball in the Hawks’ 39-32 home loss to the Warriors Tuesday, December 17. Mitchell finished the game with seven points, one steal and team-high totals of 11 rebounds, two assists and one blocked shot. 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.

The Kee girls basketball team battled through a rare winless week, falling to a pair of Upper Iowa Conference leaders at home in a pair of close battles this past week. The Lady Hawks first fell at home to Central Elkader by a 39-32 final result Tuesday, December 17 before coming up short against Class 2A sixth-rated MFL/MarMac, 51-41, Friday, December 20.

Holding a 6-3 season record that includes an even 3-3 Upper Iowa Conference mark, the Kee girls are now on their holiday break. The Lady Hawks will return to the court in the new year Friday, January 3 at home against North Fayette Valley.

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