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10
Feb

Kee girls basketball team sweeps another Upper Iowa Conference pair


Kee girls basketball freshman Makayla Walleser blows by this Central Elkader defender in the Hawks’ 58-41 home victory over the Warriors Thursday, February 4. Walleser erupted for a career-high 21 points in the victory, in addition to swiping three steals, grabbing three rebounds, dishing out two assists and blocking one shot 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 The Standard’s website, www.waukonstandard.com.

The Kee girls basketball team posted another undefeated week of basketball with another pair of Upper Iowa Conference victories this past week, also having a Tuesday, February 2 home game with North Fayette Valley postponed due to winter weather. In a game postponed twice already this season, the Lady Hawks finally handled Central Elkader, 58-41, at home Thursday, February 4 before coming home with a 64-56 victory at Clayton Ridge Friday, February 5.

Wed
10
Feb

Waukon girls basketball team gets back on winning track with 56-44 win at Charles City

The Waukon girls basketball team ended up with just one game on its schedule this past week, having a Tuesday, February 2 non-conference road game at Prairie du Chien, WI canceled due to winter weather and removed from its schedule as the regular season winds down. The game the Indians did play saw them post a 56-44 victory at Charles City Friday, February 5, using a strong inside presence and late free throw perfection to secure the Northeast Iowa Conference victory over the 1-15 host Comets.

Wed
10
Feb

Kee basketball boys split another UIC road pair at Central and Clayton Ridge

The Kee boys basketball team ended up with a split of two games this past week against teams on each end of the Upper Iowa Conference standings spectrum, having a third game at North Fayette Valley postponed from Tuesday, February 2 to Monday, February 8. The two games the Hawks played on back-to-back dates this past week ended up being split between the win and loss columns, Kee completing the season sweep of Central Elkader with a 50-41 road victory Thursday, February 4 before falling at Clayton Ridge Friday, February 5 by an 85-41 final result.

Wed
10
Feb

Waukon boys basketball team battles back from slow start but comes up just shy in 54-52 home loss to Charles City

The Waukon boys basketball team had just one game on its schedule this past week, hosting Charles City Friday, February 5. Having already battled the Comets to a close victory less than a month ago, this game would prove to be even closer, resulting in a 54-52 Indian defeat that saw its share of difficulties for the hosting Indians.
The loss drops the Indians’ overall season record to 8-9, evening up its Northeast Iowa Conference record at 5-5. The Tribe was scheduled to wrap up its regular season with a busy final week, beginning with a final home game Monday, February 8 against South Winneshiek before playing at Decorah Tuesday, February 9 and then at New Hampton Friday, February 12. The Indians will then begin postseason tournament play in the Class 2A field at home Monday, February 15.

Tue
02
Feb

Waukon boys basketball team secures home win over Crestwood, falls at W-SR


Powering in a pair ... Waukon boys basketball senior Michael Schulte takes the ball strong to the basket in the Indians’ 56-52 home victory over Crestwood Tuesday, January 26. Schulte finished the game with these two strong points. 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 faced a difficult week with the top two teams from the Northeast Iowa Conference on its schedule this past week, but was able to work a split of those two contests to stay even overall on the season and just ahead of that average pace in Northeast Iowa Conference play. That split began with a 56-52 home triumph over Crestwood Tuesday, January 26 before playing out to a 74-60 loss at Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, January 29. The split recorded by the Indians kept their overall season record even at 8-8, including a 5-4 mark in Northeast Iowa Conference play. The Tribe will host Charles City Friday, February 5 before wrapping up its regular season with a busy final week, beginning with a final home game Monday, February 8 against South Winneshiek before playing at Decorah Tuesday, February 9 and then at New Hampton Friday, February 12.

Tue
02
Feb

Kee girls basketball team scores school record 91 points at West Central

The Kee girls basketball team began another winning streak with a pair of road victories in Upper Iowa Conference play this past week, one of them in the most dominating fashion of the season. The Lady Hawks handed Starmont a 58-40 loss Tuesday, January 26 before racking up a school record point total in a 91-27 romp at West Central Friday, January 29.
The Hawks’ “sweeps week” moves their season record to 16-2 overall, including a 10-2 mark in Upper Iowa Conference play. The Kee ladies were scheduled to host North Fayette Valley Tuesday, February 2 before making up their original January 8 home game with Central Elkader - postponed again from January 25 - Thursday, February 4 and then playing at Clayton Ridge Friday, February 5. The Hawks will then prepare to open postseason tournament play Tuesday, February 16 at home.

Tue
02
Feb

Kee boys basketball team splits UIC road pair at Starmont and West Central

The Kee boys basketball team ended up in both the win and loss column within their two-game schedule this past week, both games on the road in Upper Iowa Conference play. The Hawks hung on for a 54-49 victory at Starmont Tuesday, January 26 before coming up just a bit short, 73-65, at West Central Friday, January 29.
The week’s split runs the Hawks’ season record to 4-12 overall, including a 4-8 mark in Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) play. Kee is scheduled to play at North Fayette Valley Tuesday, February 2 before making up its original January 8 game at Central Elkader - postponed again from January 25 - Thursday, February 4 and then playing at Clayton Ridge Friday, February 5. The Hawks are slated to wrap up their regular season Friday, February 12 at Coulee Christian in West Salem, WI before opening postseason tournament play at a date and location to be determined soon.

Tue
02
Feb

Waukon basketball girls suffer pair of NEIC losses vs. Crestwood and W-SR

The Waukon girls basketball team battled through a winless week, experiencing losses on each end of the spectrum in its two games. The basketball Tribe was dealt a heartbreaking, 51-48 loss at the final buzzer Tuesday, January 26 at Crestwood before falling to Class 4A 11th-rated and Northeast Iowa Conference-undefeated Waverly-Shell Rock by a 57-27 final result at home Friday, January 29. The winless week leaves the Indians at a season record of 8-10, including a 4-6 mark in Northeast Iowa Conference play. The Indians were scheduled to play at Prairie du Chien, WI Tuesday, February 2 - but has now had that game postponed to an unknown date as of this printing due to Tuesday’s snowstorm. The basketball Lady Indians will next travel to Charles City Friday, February 5 before wrapping up their regular season Tuesday, February 9 at home against Decorah. The Indians will then open Class 3A postseason tournament play at home Saturday, February 13 against Oelwein.

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02
Feb

Waukon wrestling team finishes seventh at Northeast Iowa Conference Tournament

The Waukon wrestling team wrapped up its regular season at the annual Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) Tournament hosted by Oelwein High School Saturday, January 30. The Indians followed up their seventh-place finish in the final regular season NEIC standings with the same placement in the NEIC Tournament, having just one wrestler make his way into the championship match at his respective weight, ultimately finishing second to lead the Indians to 76 team points.
Senior Joe Frieden wrestled his way to the 182-pound championship match, starting his day with a first-round bye and winning his semifinal match by decision to earn the championship berth. In that title bout, Frieden lost by major decision to top 10-rated Jamiir Moore of Waverly-Shell Rock to finish as the 182-pound NEIC runner-up, the Indians’ best finish of the tournament.

Wed
27
Jan

Waukon basketball girls split NEIC home pair with Charles City and Oelwein


Soaring and scoring ... Waukon girls basketball junior Regan Wasson sails toward the hoop for a lay-up in the Indians’ 52-48 home win over Charles City Tuesday, January 19. Wasson tallied a double-digit total of 10 points in the contest while also grabbing four rebounds and swiping one steal. 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 girls basketball team came up just shy of posting a second consecutive undefeated week, instead splitting a pair of home Northeast Iowa Conference games. The Indians opened the week with a 52-48 triumph over Charles City Tuesday, January 19 before looking to be in the driver’s seat to do the same against Oelwein Friday, January 22 but, instead, having the visiting Huskies pull off a late comeback to leave the Indians with a 54-53 defeat.
The week’s split leaves the Indians at an even season record of 8-8, including a 4-4 mark in Northeast Iowa Conference play. The Indians were scheduled to play at Crestwood Tuesday, January 26 before hosting Class 4A 12th-rated Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, January 29. The basketball Tribe will then play at Prairie du Chien, WI Tuesday, February 2 before traveling to Charles City Friday, February 5.

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