Sports

Wed
27
Jan

Kee boys basketball team edges Turkey Valley in final minute, falls to Houston, MN


A rise to the top ... Kee boys basketball junior Danny Brennan elevates to the hoop for two of his team-high 23 points in the Hawks’ 68-37 home loss to Houston, MN Thursday, January 21. In addition to his scoring leadership, Brennan also posted one offensive rebound and swatted Kee’s only 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 The Standard’s website, www.waukonstandard.com.

The Kee boys basketball team put the skids on a five-game non-winning streak in dramatic fashion in splitting its two games played this past week. Mounting a furious fourth-quarter comeback, the Hawks pulled off a 45-42 Upper Iowa Conference victory at Turkey Valley Tuesday, January 19, but were then dealt a 68-37 non-conference blow at home by Houston, MN Thursday, January 21.
The week’s split runs the Hawks’ season record to 3-11 overall, including a 3-7 mark in Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) play. The Hawks were scheduled to make up their postponed January 8 game at Central Elkader Monday, January 25 before playing at Starmont Tuesday, January 26 and then traveling to West Central Friday, January 29. Kee will then play at North Fayette Valley Tuesday, February 2 before playing at Clayton Ridge Friday, February 5.

Wed
27
Jan

Waukon boys basketball team posts undefeated week at Charles City and Oelwein

The Waukon boys basketball team put together an undefeated week of competition, posting a pair of road victories in Northeast Iowa Conference play. The Indians outlasted Charles City for a 71-64 win at the home of the Comets Tuesday, January 19 before posting a season-high regulation play point total in claiming a 73-44 victory at Oelwein Friday, January 22.
The Indians’ undefeated week evens their season record to 7-7, including a 4-3 mark in Northeast Iowa Conference play. The Tribe was scheduled to host Crestwood Tuesday, January 26 before playing at Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, January 29. The Tribe will then have a week before taking the court again, hosting Charles City Friday, February 5.
“These two wins give us some momentum as we get into a big week for us,” said Waukon boys basketball coach Jed Hemann.

Wed
27
Jan

Kee girls basketball team falls to top-rated Turkey Valley between pair of wins

The Kee girls basketball team had another considerable win streak - eight games - brought to a halt, but it took one of the highest-regarded teams in Class 1A to again pull off that feat. The Lady Hawks suffered just their second loss of the season this past week, 52-38 in a Tuesday, January 19 road game, to the same undefeated and, this time, top-rated Turkey Valley team that also owns Kee’s only other loss of the season. On each side of that loss, it was business as usual for the seventh-rated Lady Hawks, as they posted double-digit wins of 56-41 at home over Seneca, WI Monday, January 18 and 50-38 at MFL/MarMac Thursday, January 21.

Wed
27
Jan

Waukon wrestlers fall to Oelwein and Waverly-Shell Rock, finish in second-place tie at Riceville Tourney

The Waukon wrestling team brought its dual meet season to a close this past week, falling to both Oelwein, 57-20, and Waverly-Shell Rock, 66-15, in a final double-dual event at Oelwein Thursday, January 21. Following completion of that dual meet season, the Indians then competed in their final invitational tournament of this winter campaign, finishing tied for second place at the Riceville Tournament Saturday, January 23.
Sporting a 7-16 season record, 0-6 in Northeast Iowa Conference action, the Indians will now prepare for the Northeast Iowa Conference Tournament to be wrestled at Oelwein Saturday, January 30 and then the Class 2A Sectional Tournament at Decorah Saturday, February 6.

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Wed
27
Jan

New football districts have Waukon, Kee grid programs on the move

In addition to new district alignments, changes also made to play-off qualifying and postseason play.

The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) has released the new Iowa high school football districts for the 2016 and 2017 fall seasons. Both the Waukon and Kee football teams will be moving to different districts - at least by name, as several of the same teams both schools have faced in district play the last two seasons will also be moving with the Indians and Hawks.

Tue
19
Jan

Waukon boys basketball team defeats NFV, falls to New Hampton and Waterloo East


Soaring senior ... Waukon boys basketball senior Peyton Hesse elevates toward the hoop in the Indians’ 56-52 home loss to New Hampton Friday, January 15. Hesse dropped in a trio of three-point bombs on his way to scoring 10 points in the loss, also dishing out a team-high five assists and swiping one steal in the ballgame. 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.

Another three-game slate dealt the Waukon boys basketball team a mixed result this past week, as the Indians dropped two of the three contests. The basketball Tribe opened the week with a 51-36 handling of North Fayette Valley on the road Monday, January 11 but then fell in back-to-back days of competition, 56-52 at home to New Hampton Friday, January 15 and 84-57 at Waterloo East Saturday, January 16.
The Indians currently hold a 5-7 season record, including a 2-3 mark in Northeast Iowa Conference play. The Tribe was scheduled to make up its postponed January 8 game at Charles City Tuesday, January 19 before playing Friday, January 22 at Oelwein. The Indians will then host Crestwood Tuesday, January 26 before playing at Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, January 29.

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Tue
19
Jan

Kee girls basketball team adds three more games to current win streak of seven


Picking her pocket ... Kee girls basketball senior Ellie Cooper swipes the ball from this Edgewood-Colesburg player in the Hawks’ 69-40 home victory over the Vikings Tuesday, January 12. Cooper swiped four such steals, scored seven points, grabbed two rebounds and dished out a team-high five assists in the win. 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 added three victories this past week to a now seven-game winning streak, defeating two Upper Iowa Conference teams at home before doing likewise at Class 3A’s Crestwood from the Northeast Iowa Conference. Those home wins included a 69-40 triumph over Edgewood-Colesburg Tuesday, January 12 and a 67-27 stomping of Postville Friday, January 15 before the Lady Hawks traveled to Cresco and posted a 45-37 win over Crestwood Saturday, January 16.

Tue
19
Jan

Waukon basketball girls post undefeated week with wins over NFV and NH

The Waukon girls basketball team played to an undefeated week of competition this past week, posting wins both on the road and at home, as well as in and out of Northeast Iowa Conference action. The basketball Tribe opened the week with a 50-38 triumph at home Monday, January 11 over North Fayette Valley before also handling New Hampton in convincing fashion on the road, 58-43, Friday, January 15 to complete the season sweep of the Chickasaws.
Improving to a 7-7 season record, including a 3-5 mark in Northeast Iowa Conference play, the Indians were scheduled to make up their January 8 Charles City postponement Tuesday, January 19 before also hosting Oelwein Friday, January 22. The Tribe will then play at Crestwood Tuesday, January 26 before hosting Class 4A 12th-rated Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, January 29.

Tue
19
Jan

Split of six duals wrestled at Decorah results in consolation title for Waukon mat squad

The Waukon wrestling team edged closer to the end of its regular season with another late-week dual meet followed by a weekend tournament. In all, that schedule amounted to six dual meets wrestled in less than 48 hours, the Indians winning half of those duals. That competition began with a 45-27 Northeast Iowa Conference dual meet loss at Decorah Thursday, January 14 before the Tribe wrestled to a consolation championship finish at the Decorah Dual Tournament Saturday, January 16, falling to a pair of ninth-rated squads that included Class 1A Wapsie Valley, 44-30, and Class 3A Western Dubuque, 61-12, but also posting wins of 44-24 over a Decorah Red team in its initial pool and a sweep of Consolation Round duals, 48-12 over Turkey Valley and 45-15 over Postville.

Tue
19
Jan

Kee boys basketball team falls to Ed-Co and Postville in UIC play, and at top-10 Seneca, WI


Doubly-defended ... Kee boys basketball junior Evan Whalen (left) and senior Logan Flack (right) charge at this Edgewood-Colesburg shooter in the Hawks’ 64-47 loss at home to the Vikings Tuesday, January 12. Flack finished the game with three rebounds, one steal and one assist, with Whalen also grabbing a rebound 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 boys basketball team battled through a winless week during a busy three-game schedule within five days. The Hawks suffered a 64-47 loss at home to Edgewood-Colesburg Tuesday, January 12 before doing likewise against Postville, 55-49, Friday, January 15. Kee then traveled across the river and state lines to take on a Seneca, WI team that had just one loss on the season and was ranked seventh among Wisconsin’s Division 5 schools, falling to the Indians by a 91-30 final result.
Currently holding a 2-10 season record, including a 2-6 mark in Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) play, the Hawks were scheduled to play at Turkey Valley Tuesday, January 19 and then host Houston, MN Thursday, January 21. Kee will then make up its postponed January 8 game at Central Elkader Monday, January 25 before playing at Starmont Tuesday, January 26 and then traveling to West Central Friday, January 29.

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