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Kee girls basketball team begins new calendar year with single win


Historic Hawk ... Kee girls basketball senior Reagan Mudderman rewrote Kee girls basketball program history in the Lady Hawks’ 44-32 home win over South Winneshiek Tuesday, January 4, as the first five points she scored in that game pushed her past the Kee girls basketball all-time career scoring mark of 1,364 points established by 2007 Kee High School graduate Chandran Duffy. That fifth and historical point came on a lay-up with 1:44 left to play in the first quarter as part of a 25-point performance by the four-year varsity starter for the Lady Hawks. Mudderman put herself within easy striking distance of that record with a 24-point performance just the night before in a 56-33 Kee loss at Waukon, where she is pictured below soaring in for two of those points. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage. The individual photo above taken after Mudderman’s historic effort is courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook.

Senior Reagan Mudderman becomes Kee girls basketball’s all-time leading scorer

The Kee girls basketball team returned to the court following its holiday break, returning to the win column just one time in a busy week of three games for its first week of the new calendar year. That lone Lady Hawk victory of the week also featured some Kee girls basketball history, as a 44-32 home win over South Winneshiek Tuesday, January 4 saw Lady Hawk senior Reagan Mudderman become the program’s all-time leading scorer early on in her 25-point performance in the contest, surpassing the previous mark of 1,364 points scored by Chandran (Duffy) Lapel during her Kee girls basketball career during the 2004-2007 seasons.

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Jan

Kee boys basketball team starts new calendar year with three straight wins before suffering lone loss of busy four-game week


Team-high board work ... Kee boys basketball senior Damon Weber goes airborne to rip down a rebound in the Hawks’ 64-60 win at Waukon Monday, January 3. Weber finished the game with nine points and a team-high six rebounds he shared with fellow senior Jonah Reinke while also swiping two steals and blocking one shot attempt. 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 returned from its holiday break to play its busiest week of the entire season, finding some early success before losing some steam in its fourth and final game for a lone loss of the week. That early success began with back-to-back nights of victory in a pair of close ballgames, 64-60 at Waukon Monday, January 3 and 60-55 Tuesday, January 4 at home against South Winneshiek, with a third straight victory of the new year coming at home Friday, January 7 against West Central, 74-44. Kee’s fourth game of the week, and its second of a second pair of back-to-back battles, saw the bucket Hawks run out of gas a bit in falling to Hudson by a 74-49 result as part of a multi-team, multi-game Winter Classic event hosted by Upper Iowa University in Fayette Saturday, January 8.

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Hesse catches career highs at Buffalo

Waukon High School 2014 graduate Parker Hesse had a career day, thus far, in the Atlanta Falcons’ 29-15 loss at Buffalo Sunday, January 2. Hesse was called up to the active roster from the Falcons’ practice squad prior to Sunday’s game after starting tight end Hayden Hurst was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday, December 29 when he tested positive for COVID-19.

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Dec

Kee girls basketball team’s split of pre-holiday pair includes 61-42 loss at Wapsie Valley and 46-40 UIC home win over Clayton Ridge


Fighting off an Eagle attack ... Kee girls basketball junior Alison Wagner fights off this Clayton Ridge attempt to steal the ball in the Hawks’ 46-40 win at home over the Eagles in Upper Iowa Conference play Tuesday, December 21. Wagner scored four points and grabbed five rebounds in the ballgame. 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 played a pair of games early in this past week just prior to their holiday break, ending up with different results at different locations in and out of the Upper Iowa Conference. The Lady Hawks first fell in a non-conference battle at Wapsie Valley Monday, December 20 by a 61-42 final result before bouncing back Tuesday, December 21 with a 46-40 victory at home over Clayton Ridge in Upper Iowa Conference play to currently hold a 4-4 season record that includes a 3-2 mark in Upper Iowa Conference play.

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Kee boys basketball team falls in pre-holiday pair, 83-55 at Wapsie Valley and 56-48 at home to Clayton Ridge, to extend four-game skid


Trio of trifectas ... Kee boys basketball senior Tyson Cota scopes out the defense as he brings the ball up the floor in the Hawks’ 56-48 home loss to Clayton Ridge Tuesday, December 21. Cota dialed in three blasts from behind the three-point arc on the way to 17 points in the ballgame while also collecting one rebound. 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.

Since starting the season with three consecutive wins, the Kee boys basketball team has been in the grips of a four-game losing streak, adding two more games to that skid on back-to-back nights of competition just prior to the holiday break. The Hawks were first dealt an 83-55 non-conference loss at Wapsie Valley Monday, December 20 before falling by a 56-48 result at home to Clayton Ridge Tuesday, December 21 to currently hold a 3-4 season record that includes a 2-2 start to their Upper Iowa Conference schedule.

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Dec

Waukon boys basketball team picks up first win of the season in split of pair of home games heading into the holiday break

The Waukon boys basketball team wrapped up the 2021 portion of its season schedule with a split of two games at home to earn the Indians’ first victory of the 2021-2022 season. Playing on back-to-back nights early in the week prior to starting the holiday break from school and competition, the bucket Tribe pieced together a 51-47 comeback triumph over Oelwein Monday, December 20 before suffering a 93-33 loss to Decorah the following night, Tuesday, December 21.

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Waukon girls basketball team falls a bit short at home in NEIC play against Decorah, 63-56, prior to this year’s holiday break

The Waukon girls basketball team had just one game on its schedule this past week heading into the holiday break, that being a home Northeast Iowa Conference contest against Decorah Tuesday, December 21. Playing the visiting Vikings even in each of the latter quarters in the game’s two halves, those even frames were not enough to overcome the slight Decorah advantages in both the first and third periods of the contest that ultimately led to a 63-56 Indian defeat.

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Waukon girls basketball team’s split of Northeast Iowa Conference pair includes 49-45 win at New Hampton, 36-26 home loss to Waverly-SR


Half the point total ... Waukon girls basketball junior Emma Palmer puts up a shot between defenders in the Indians’ 36-26 home loss to Class 4A seventh-rated Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 17. Palmer provided half the Indian scoring total in the contest with a team-high 13 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 got its Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) season underway this past week, earning a split against its first two league foes. The Lady Indians first secured a 49-45 win at New Hampton Tuesday, December 14 before falling at home to Waverly-Shell Rock by a 36-26 final result. Holding a 3-4 season record that includes a 1-1 start to their NEIC schedule, the Indians were next scheduled to host Decorah Tuesday, December 21 to wrap up the pre-holiday portion of this season’s schedule. The Tribe will return to action after the holidays Monday, January 3 when they host Kee before hosting a January 6 make-up date with Crestwood, traveling to Charles City Friday, January 7 and then playing Wapsie Valley at Upper Iowa University in Fayette Saturday, January 8.

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22
Dec

Waukon wrestling team comes up shy in home dual with Decorah, finishes fourth in final team standings at Starmont Invitational


Wrapping up a fall at 126 ... Waukon wrestling 126-pound junior Jakob Regan has Decorah sophomore Danny See under control in the Indians’ 48-33 home loss to the Vikings Thursday, December 16. Regan went on to finish off the series for a pin in a time of 1:39 for the final team points scored for the Indians in the dual. View and find out how to purchase this photo and more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

Juniors Regan, Dickson claim tournament titles at 126 and 182 pounds

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Dec

Waukon boys basketball team opens NEIC slate with pair of losses, 64-49 at New Hampton and 68-40 at home to Waverly-Shell Rock


Pearson in the paint ... Waukon boys basketball junior Nash Pearson elevates in the lane for a shot attempt in the Indians’ 68-40 home loss to Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 17. Pearson scored two points in the contest, grabbed three rebounds and posted one each of assists and steals. 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 basketball team got its Northeast Iowa Conference season underway with a pair of contests this past week and remained in search of its first win of the season after being dealt a pair of losses. The Indians first fell at New Hampton Tuesday, December 14 by a final score of 64-49 and followed that with a 68-40 home loss to Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 17. The bucket Tribe was next scheduled to wrap up the pre-holiday portion of its schedule with back-to-back nights at home, hosting Oelwein Monday, December 20 and then Decorah Tuesday, December 21. The Tribe will return to action after the holidays Monday, January 3 when they host Kee before hosting Crestwood January 6, traveling to Charles City January 7 and playing Turkey Valley at Upper Iowa University January 8.

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