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Apr

Brennan wins 800 for Kee track boys at both West Central and MFL/Mar Mac meets

800 meter winner, 400 meter runner-up ...
Kee boys track junior Danny Brennan battles this West Central runner down the homestretch of the 200 meter dash at the MFL/MarMac Invitational Thursday, April 14. Brennan finished fifth in the race, but led Kee’s scoring effort at the meet with a win in the 800 meter run in 2:12.74, a second-place finish in the 400 meter dash in 56.63 seconds, and a fourth-place high jump of 5’2”. 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 track team finally broke a two-week lay-off from competition and also finally got its first taste of outdoor competition for the season with a pair of meets that were able to take place this past week. After having two weeks’ worth of meets canceled by the late return of winter weather, the track Hawks posted an eighth-place finish at the West Central Invitational hosted at Oelwein High School Monday, April 11 and finished fifth at the MFL/MarMac Invitational Thursday, April 14.

The Kee track boys were scheduled to compete in the Edgewood-Colesburg Invitational Monday, April 18 before hosting their own home invitational Thursday, April 21 - details of which appear in a shaded box elsewhere on these Sports pages - and then competing in Waukon’s Indian Relays Friday, April 22. Kee will then take part in the Clayton Ridge Invitational Tuesday, April 26 and the Starmont Invitational Friday, April 29.

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20
Apr

Waukon boys track team claims third at Decorah, wins New Hampton Invite

The Waukon boys track team continued to show improvement, claiming a pair of top-three team finishes this past week. The Indians opened the week with a third-place finish at the Decorah Invitational Monday, April 11 before claiming the team title at the New Hampton Invitational Thursday, April 14.

The Indians were scheduled to return to Decorah for a third consecutive Monday meet April 18 before hosting their own Indian Relays Friday, April 22, details of which can be found in a shaded box elsewhere on these Sports pages. The track Tribe will then compete at Oelwein Tuesday, April 26.

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20
Apr

Kee girls track team places fifth at West Central and Waukon, takes second at MFL/MarMac

Personal-best long jump claims second ...
Kee girls track sophomore Nicki Wood soars to a personal-best effort of 15’9” to claim second place in the long jump at the Waukon Early Bird Invitational Tuesday, April 12. In addition to her long jump effort, Wood also finished eighth in the 100 meter dash and helped Kee to third place in the 4x200 and fourth place in the sprint medley. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on The Standard’s website, www.waukonstandard.com.

The Kee girls track team took part in its busiest week of the season, competing in three different meets this past week. The Lady Hawks took part in back-to-back meets to open the week, Monday, April 11 at the West Central Invitational held at Oelwein and Tuesday, April 12 at Waukon, placing fifth in the final team scoring of both meets. Kee then finished second in a solid team effort at the MFL/MarMac Invitational Thursday, April 14.

The Lady Hawks were scheduled to compete in the Crestwood Invitational Tuesday, April 19 before hosting their own home invitational Thursday, April 21, with details of that lone home competition being printed in a shaded box elsewhere on these Sports pages. Kee will then take part in the Clayton Ridge Invitational Tuesday, April 26 before returning to MFL/MarMac Thursday, April 28.

Wed
20
Apr

Waukon golf girls pick up season’s first win in split of dual meet pair with Waverly-SR and MFL

The Waukon girls golf team experienced a pair of firsts for the season with its early-week dual meet pair this past week. The Indians competed in their first Northeast Iowa Conference Meet, suffering a 206-220 loss at Waverly-Shell Rock Monday, April 11, before securing their first dual meet victory of the season, a 203-244 triumph over MFL/MarMac at Luana Tuesday, April 12.
The Indians were scheduled to open this week with another pair of back-to-back meets, Monday, April 18 at Decorah and Tuesday, April 19 at home against Caledonia, MN. They will then make up their postponed April 8 home date with Sumner-Fredericksburg Friday, April 22 before playing at Crestwood Monday, April 25 and then at New Hampton Friday, April 29.

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20
Apr

Waukon girls track team finishes third at own Early Bird, fourth at New Hampton Invitational

Victory in 400 meter hurdles ...
Waukon girls track senior Leah Riese clears the final hurdle on her way to winning the 400 meter hurdle event at the Indians’ own Early Bird Invitational Tuesday, April 12 in a time of 1:16.23. She also placed fifth in the 100 meter dash and helped the Indians’ distance medley place fourth. View and find out how to purchase this photo and more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on The Standard’s website, www.waukonstandard.com.

After a week idle from competition, the Waukon girls track team was able to get a pair of meets in this past week, including its own Early Bird Invitational, where the Lady Indians placed third out of seven teams. The track Tribe then finished fourth out of eight teams at the New Hampton Invitational Thursday, April 14.

The Indians were scheduled to compete at the Crestwood Invitational Tuesday, April 19 before taking part in the North Fayette Invitational Thursday, April 21. The Waukon girls will then host their own Indian Relays Tuesday, April 26, details of which appear in a shaded box elsewhere on these Sports pages.

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20
Apr

Waukon boys golf team splits pair of dual meets, places sixth at W-SR Tournament

Runner-up medalist honors ...
Waukon boys golf senior Connor Hanson blasts a drive in the Indians’ 168-179 home loss to Waverly-Shell Rock Monday, April 11. Hanson fired a round of 40 to earn runner-up medalist honors at the meet. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on The Standard’s website, www.waukonstandard.com.

The Waukon boys golf team participated in its busiest week of the season, splitting two early-season dual meets before competing in the Waverly-Shell Rock Tournament Saturday, April 16. The Indians opened the week with a 168-179 home loss to Waverly-Shell Rock Monday, April 11 before tallying their first win of the season, 180-187, over MFL/MarMac at Luana Tuesday, April 12. The Tribe linksters then wrapped up their busy week with a sixth-place team finish at the Waverly-Shell Rock Invitational Tournament held Saturday, April 16.

The Indians were scheduled to host Decorah Monday, April 18 before playing at Caledonia, MN Tuesday, April 19 and then making up an April 5 Charles City postponement Friday, April 22. The Tribe linksters will then host Crestwood Monday, April 25, Prairie du Chien, WI Tuesday, April 26 and New Hampton Friday, April 29.

Wed
13
Apr

Top finishers at St. Patrick 5K Fun Run

Top finishers at St. Patrick 5K Fun Run ...
Top finishers at St. Patrick 5K Fun Run ...

St. Patrick School in Waukon hosted its annual 5K Fun Run Saturday, March 26. Pictured above are the top-two finishers in each division of competition from the race. Left to right: Kevin Benjegerdes, Second-place Age 36-45 male (29:29); Randy Nordheim, First-place Age 46 and Over male (21:40); Kris Kovarik, First-place Age 36-45 male (26:03); Sean Cooper, Second-place Age 14 and Under male (24:17); Beth Fitzpatrick, First-place Age 46 and Over female (25:45); Tyler O’Neill, First-place Age 15-35 male (19:16); Jack O’Neill, First-place Age 14 and Under male (23:37); Kate Einck, First-place Age 15-35 female (23:06); Bailey Schafer, First-place Age 14 and Under female (24:55); Sheila Mellick, Second-place Age 46 and Over female (31:10); Trish Wilkins, First-place Age 36-45 female (25:12); Hannah Bloxham, Second-place Age 14 and Under female (25:25); Nicole Schulte, Second-place Age 36-45 female (26:31); and Austin Day, Second-place Age 15-35 male (19:56).

Wed
13
Apr

Kee track boys kept idle once again; Boys and girls to host home meet April 21

The Kee boys track team went another week without competition this past week, having an originally scheduled Edgewood-Colesburg Invitational moved from Tuesday, April 5 to Monday, April 18 before having the Postville Invitational scheduled for Thursday, April 7 canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions. The Hawks were scheduled to take part in the West Central Invitational hosted by Oelwein High School Monday, April 11 before competing in the MFL/MarMac Invitational at Monona Thursday, April 14 and then adding that Edgewood-Colesburg Invitational to an already busy week Monday, April 18.

KEE INVITATIONAL
Both the Kee boys and girls track teams are scheduled to host their own home invitational meet Thursday, April 21, beginning at 5 p.m. Both teams are slated to host West Central and De Soto, WI, with the Hawk boys also playing host to teams from Central Elkader and Turkey Valley, and the Kee girls also being visited by Clayton Ridge.

Wed
13
Apr

Brennan reigns over middle distance races as Kee girls place fifth at Starmont Invitational

In what turned out to be its only competition of the week, the Kee girls track team battled more than just the seven other teams at the Starmont Invitational Thursday, April 7, as the Lady Hawks competed in cold, damp conditions as well. Despite all those opposing forces, the Kee girls racked up half a dozen medal-winning performances - half of those being event wins - on the way to compiling 67 team points and a fifth-place team finish.
“It was finally nice to get outside and run a meet,” Kee girls track coach Chad Winters said. “It was cold and windy, which affected the times, but we were able to compete.”

Wed
13
Apr

Waukon boys track team places fifth at Decorah Early Bird

In what turned out to be its only competition of the week, the Waukon boys track team wasn’t competing at full strength at the Decorah Early Bird Meet Monday, April 4, not having all team members in attendance, much less in their strongest events. With that being the case, the Indians tallied a handful of top-three event finishes to help pace themselves to 30 team points and end up fifth in the five-team final team scoring.

The Indians were also scheduled to compete at Postville Thursday, April 7, but had that meet canceled by weather. The track Tribe was scheduled to return to Decorah Monday, April 11 before competing at the New Hampton Invitational Thursday, April 14. The Indians are then scheduled to compete at Decorah for a third consecutive Monday, April 18 before preparing to host their own Indian Relays home invitational Friday, April 22, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

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