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Wed
24
Feb

Waukon boys basketball team falls at Dyersville Beckman to end season


Waukon boys basketball senior Brock Berns muscles his way to a basket down low in the Indians’ 88-61 Class 2A District 7 semifinals loss at Dyersville Beckman Thursday, February 18. Berns poured in a career-high 27 points, grabbed 10 rebounds to complete a double-double effort, and posted one each of steals and blocked shots in his final game in a Waukon boys basketball uniform. 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 basketball team took its strong inside game to Dyersville Thursday, February 18 to match up in the Class 2A District 7 semifinals with the strong guard play of a Beckman squad listed in the top 10 of the Class 2A power rankings. The host Trailblazers are the most effective squad in Class 2A at shooting the three-point shot, 40.8%, and ended up proving that effectiveness, but not until the second half when Beckman pulled away to an 88-61 final scoreboard margin that brought the Indians’ 2015-2016 campaign to a close.
The loss completes the Indians’ season at a 12-10 overall record that includes a Northeast Iowa Conference mark of 7-5 that placed the Tribe third in the final Northeast Iowa Conference standings. Beckman advanced on to a Tuesday, February 23 district semifinals match-up with MFL/MarMac played at Manchester.
 

Wed
24
Feb

Kee boys basketball team has season ended at top 10-rated Jesup


Kee boys basketball senior Ethan Walleser (right) and junior Spencer Colsch (left) defend this Jesup shot attempt in the Hawks’ 81-37 quarterfinal loss to the host J-Hawks in the Class 1A District 6 quarterfinals Thursday, February 18. Colsch scored two points and grabbed one rebound, and Walleser posted team highs of two assists and one steal while also grabbing two rebounds in the final game of his Kee basketball career. 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 The Standard’s website, www.waukonstandard.com.

The Kee boys basketball team had its season brought to a close by one of the top teams in this season’s Class 1A field, as the Hawks traveled to top-10 rated Jesup Thursday evening, February 18 and were dealt an 81-37 defeat. The host J-Hawks converted an average of more than half their shots in the contest, while Kee was only half that effective in being limited to just seven points in two of the game’s quarters.
The loss ends the Hawks’ season with a 7-16 overall record that included a 5-10 mark in Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) play that placed the Hawks eighth in the final UIC standings. Jesup advanced on to a Tuesday, February 23 district semifinals match-up against Edgewood-Colesburg at home.

 

Wed
17
Feb

Kee basketball girls wrap up regular season, win first-round regional game to advance to Friday's semifinals

The Kee girls basketball team wrapped up its regular season in fine fashion, improving to a six-game winning streak on the way to a second-place finish in the Upper Iowa Conference with a 50-40 home victory over North Fayette Valley Monday, February 8. The game had been rescheduled by winter weather from its original February 2 date. The Hawks followed the end of that regular season with a 52-33 home triumph over Central Elkader in the opening round of Class 1A regional tournament play Tuesday, February 16 to begin the Hawks' travels down this year's postseason tournament road.

Wed
17
Feb

Howe, Frieden have seasons and careers ended with third-place finishes at Class 2A District Tournament


End high school careers with wins for third-place finishes ... Waukon wrestling 113-pound senior Miles Howe and 182-pound senior Joe Frieden each had their high school wrestling careers come to a close with third-place finishes at the Class 2A District Tournament hosted Saturday, February 13 by Independence High School. Each split their two matches at the tournament, both being victimized by fall in their first-round matches before wrapping up their high school careers on a victorious note with wins in their final matches to claim third-place tournament finishes. Pictured at top, Howe defeated Independence sophomore Jarrett Orr, 8-5, to earn his third-place finish. Pictured at bottom, in addition to battling Dyersville Beckman senior Tyler Hirsch, Frieden also battled a bloody nose on his way to pinning Hirsch in 4:30 for his third-place finish. Photos courtesy of Nate Troy, Cresco Times-Plain Dealer.

Both end high school careers with victories in final matches

Wed
17
Feb

Kee basketball boys open postseason with win at Starmont, will play at Jesup Thursday


Kee boys basketball junior Danny Brennan draws the foul as he soars toward the hoop in the Hawks’ 59-52 victory at Starmont in the opening round of Class 1A District Tournament play Monday, February 15. Brennan converted 14 of 16 free throws in the game, including 12 of 14 in the decisive fourth quarter, to post a game-high 26 points in the victory. Photo courtesy of Mikey Mitchell. 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 boys basketball team wrapped up its regular season this week with a split of two final games before opening the postseason with a victory for the second straight year to keep its 2015-2016 campaign alive. The Hawks ended their regular season with a 60-54 loss at North Fayette Valley Monday, February 8 in a game rescheduled from February 2 before edging out Coulee Christian, 53-50, at Westby, WI Friday, February 12. The Kee basketballers then got their Class 1A District Tournament schedule underway with a 59-52 win at Starmont Monday, February 15 to earn postseason advancement.

Wed
17
Feb

Waukon basketball girls have season ended by Oelwein in first round


Waukon girls basketball senior Nicole Behrend launches a three-point missile in the Indians’ Class 3A first-round regional tournament loss at home to Oelwein Saturday, February 13 by a final score of 49-37. Behrend splashed in a pair of those long-range bombs to lead the Indian scoring with 10 points in her final game in a Waukon basketball uniform, in addition to grabbing three rebounds, swiping a pair of steals and dishing out one assist in the contest. 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 2015-2016 Waukon girls basketball season came to a close in less than desirable fashion this past week, as the basketball Lady Indians suffered back-to-back losses to end both their regular season and overall season. The Waukon girls ended their regular season with a 44-32 loss at home to Decorah Tuesday, February 9 and then suffered that same unfortunate fate four days later when the Oelwein Huskies ended the Tribe’s season with a 49-37 loss at home in the opening round of Class 3A regional tournament play Saturday, February 13.

Wed
17
Feb

Waukon boys basketball team ends regular season on three-game win streak, opens postseason with 64-43 win over Clayton Ridge; Will now face Beckman this Thursday


Waukon boys basketball sophomore Abe Schwartz (left) and seniors Michael Schulte (center) and Brock Berns (right) surround Clayton Ridge junior Jace Moore as he tries to drive to the basket in the Indians’ 64-43 home win over the Eagles in the opening round of Class 2A District Tournament play at home Monday, February 15. It was defense such as this that allowed the Indians to hold Clayton Ridge to its second lowest scoring total of the season. 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 basketball team rode a four-game win streak during a busy past week, winning three final regular season games before opening up Class 2A District Tournament play with a fourth consecutive victory. The Indians’ regular season streak included wins of 84-71 at home against South Winneshiek Monday, February 8, 63-59 at Decorah Tuesday, February 9 and 59-54 at New Hampton Friday, February 12.

Sat
13
Feb

Howe, Frieden have seasons, careers ended with third-place finishes at Class 2A District Tournament

The 2015-2016 wrestling season officially came to a close for the Waukon wrestling team at the Class 2A District Tournament hosted by Independence High School Saturday, February 13, as the wrestling Tribe’s two remaining wrestlers came up just shy of the top-two finish required for advancement to this year’s State Tournament. The senior pair of 113-pounder Miles Howe and 182-pounder Joe Frieden each split two matches at the District event to have their seasons and high school careers ended with third-place tournament finishes.
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Wed
10
Feb

Miles Howe, Joe Frieden to compete at 2A District Tournament this Saturday

With their runner-up finishes at the Saturday, February 6 Sectional Tournament at Decorah, Waukon wrestling seniors Miles Howe, at 113 pounds, and Joe Frieden, at 182 pounds, have earned advancement to the Class 2A District 5 Tournament being hosted by Independence High School this Saturday, February 13, beginning at 12 noon. As runner-up finishers the senior pair will first match-up with the champions in their respective weight classes from the Class 2A Sectional Tournament hosted by West Delaware High School in Manchester.
The first-round matches for the two Indians’ weight classes at this Saturday’s District Tournament are as follows:
113 pounds - Senior Miles Howe (Waukon, 39-10) vs. fourth-rated freshman Riley Wright (Denver/Tripoli, 41-3); Fifth-rated sophomore Noah Fye (New Hampton, 39-3) vs. sophomore Jarrett Orr (Independence, 29-11).

Wed
10
Feb

Howe, Frieden advance from Class 2A Sectional Tournament


Runner-up finishes advance them to Districts ... Waukon wrestling 113-pound senior Miles Howe and 182-pound senior Joe Frieden each wrestled their way to runner-up finishes at the Class 2A Sectional Tournament at Decorah Saturday, February 6. Both received first-round byes before winning their semifinal matches - Howe with a 9-0 major decision over North Fayette Valley freshman Gunner Rodgers (pictured top) and Frieden winning a 3-1 decision over Decorah sophomore Andy Lillegraven (pictured bottom). They then both fell in their championship bouts to place second, a high enough finish to earn advancement to this Saturday’s District Tournament being hosted by Independence High School. View and find out how to purchase these photos and more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on The Standard’s website, www.waukonstandard.com.

Fuhrman comes up just shy of District qualification as Indians place sixth

The 2015-2016 Waukon wrestling season came to a close for all but two seniors at the Class 2A Sectional Tournament hosted by Decorah High School Saturday, February 6. Seniors Miles Howe, at 113 pounds, and Joe Frieden, at 182 pounds, each wrestled to runner-up finishes at their respective weights to continue their careers with advancement to this Saturday’s Class 2A District Tournament at Independence, beginning at 12 noon. Those runner-up finishes paced the Indians to 102 team points and their sixth-place team finish.

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