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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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Tue
24
Dec

Waukon girls basketball swept by undefeated Northeast Iowa Conference leaders, 57-56 at home to fifth-rated Crestwood and 48-39 at #11 W-SR


Buzzer beater on the way to a career high ... Waukon girls basketball junior Margaret Wacker lets a three-point shot fly that found its mark right at the halftime buzzer in the Indians’ 57-56 home loss to Crestwood Tuesday, December 17. This arc offering pulled the Tribe within a 25-20 halftime margin and was one of three distance dandies Wacker dialed in on her way to a career-high 19 points. 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 basketball team faced the top two teams in the Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) this past week and had its early-season unblemished NEIC mark turned even, but not until after two close battles with those ranked league leaders. The Lady Indians first went toe-to-toe with Class 3A fifth-rated Crestwood before surrendering just a 57-56 defeat at home Tuesday, December 17 and then played Class 4A 11th-rated Waverly-Shell Rock nearly as close before falling by a 48-39 final result in Waverly Friday, December 20.

Falling to a 6-3 season record, including a 2-2 mark in Northeast Iowa Conference play, the Lady Indians are now on their holiday break. The Waukon girls will resume their schedule in the new year Friday, January 3 at Decorah.

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Wed
18
Dec

Waukon boys basketball team plays to undefeated week with pair of wins at home, 59-50 over Sumner-Fredericksburg and 76-54 vs. Oelwein


Jam session ... Waukon boys basketball junior Creed Welch slams home a dunk in the Indians’ 59-50 home win over Sumner-Fredericksburg Monday, December 9. Welch finished the game with a team-high 14 points in addition to posting three rebounds, two steals and one each of assists and blocked shots. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

After opening its season with a loss, the Waukon boys basketball team bounced back this week with an undefeated stroll through its two home games that bookended the work week. The Indians opened this past week with a 59-50 home win over Sumner-Fredericksburg Monday, December 9 before starting their Northeast Iowa Conference schedule with a 73-52 home win over Oelwein Friday, December 13.

The Indians were next scheduled to hit the road to wrap up the pre-holiday portion of their schedule, traveling to Crestwood Tuesday, December 17 and then to Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 20. The bucket Tribe will then 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 at Upper Iowa University in Fayette.

Wed
18
Dec

Waukon wrestling team falls to Class 3A top 10-rated Waverly-Shell Rock, 66-15, in home opener, places eighth at South Winneshiek Tournament


Locking up the cradle ... Waukon wrestling 120-pound sophomore Owen Malone locks up a cradle on Waverly-Shell Rock freshman Dylan Stockdale on the way to a fall in 2:11 in their dual-opening bout in the Indians’ 66-15 home loss to the Class 3A sixth-rated Go-Hawks Thursday, December 12. From the top position to start the second period, Malone maneuvered Stockdale into the cradle for a pin just 11 seconds into the period for a 6-0 Indian lead. 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 put on fewer miles in this past week’s competition schedule that included the mat Tribe’s first home dual meet of the season and another weekend tournament. That first home meet held the difficult task of hosting Class 3A sixth-rated Waverly-Shell Rock, who handed the Indians a 66-15 home defeat Thursday, December 12, before the Tribe competed at the South Winneshiek Invitational Saturday, December 14 and wrestled to an eighth-place team finish.

The wrestling Tribe will next host Decorah and Caledonia, MN Thursday, December 19 before wrestling in the Starmont Tournament Saturday, December 21 prior to the holiday break. The Indians will then return to action Friday, January 3 for a multi-team dual event at South Winneshiek.

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