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13
Jan

Waukon basketball boys’ 65-59 OT thriller over Decorah is lone win in first three games of 2016


Final flurry helps seal the win ... Waukon boys basketball senior Wyatt Wille drives to the basket for a pair of early points in the Indians’ 65-59 home victory over Decorah in overtime Tuesday, January 5. Wille scored the Indians’ final five points of the ballgame - a final 5-0 run in the last 40 seconds - to finish the contest with nine points while also grabbing two rebounds, swiping two steals and dishing out one assist. 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 busiest stretch of the season faced the Waukon boys basketball team when it returned to action on the court following the holiday season, the Tribe having four games on its schedule within that week’s timeframe. However, a Friday, January 8 contest at Charles City was postponed by winter weather to January 19, and just one of those three remaining games ended up in the Indian win column, that being a 65-59 overtime thriller over Decorah at home Tuesday, January 5. On each side of that triumph, the Indians were dealt non-conference road losses, 70-67 at Clayton Ridge Saturday, January 2 and 92-49 at Prairie du Chien, WI Saturday, January 9.

Wed
13
Jan

Kee girls basketball team returns from holiday break with 67-20 blasting of West Central at home

The Kee girls basketball team returned from the holiday break in dominating fashion, blasting West Central by a 67-20 final result at home Tuesday, January 5 in what turned out to be the Lady Hawks’ only game of the week. A Friday, January 8 home game for the Hawks with Central Elkader was postponed due to winter weather.

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Wed
13
Jan

Waukon girls basketball team wins two of three after holiday break


Strong to the basket ... Waukon girls basketball senior Nicole Behrend takes the ball strong to the basket in the Indians’ 63-51 win at home over MFL/MarMac Thursday, January 7. Behrend scored seven points in the contest while also collecting five rebounds and dishing out three assists in the victory. 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.

The Waukon girls basketball team returned to action following the holiday season facing its busiest week of the winter campaign, scheduled for four games in a span of a week but having the last of those, a Friday, January 8 home game with Charles City postponed due to winter weather to January 19. The Tribe opened its post-holiday schedule with a 59-40 non-conference win at Clayton Ridge Saturday, January 2 before falling at Decorah, 44-41, Tuesday, January 5 but bouncing back with a 63-51 home victory over MFL/MarMac Thursday, January 7.
Improving to a 5-7 season record, including a 2-5 mark in Northeast Iowa Conference play, the Indians will slow their schedule down a bit from their busy post-holiday start. The Tribe was scheduled to host North Fayette Valley Monday, January 11 before playing at New Hampton Friday, January 15 and then making up that January 8 Charles City postponement Tuesday, January 19 before hosting Oelwein Friday, January 22.
 

Wed
13
Jan

Waukon wrestling team swept in six straight dual meets following holiday break

The Waukon wrestling team returned to the mat following the holiday break for what amounted to six dual meets within a span of less than 48 hours this past week. Forfeits loomed large for the Indian matmen, as all six of those duals avoided the win column for the Tribe, as the Indians were swept in a double dual at Charles City Thursday, January 7 by both the host school, 65-5, and Decorah, 45-26, before falling in all four of its dual meets at the New Hampton Dual Tournament Saturday, January 9. The mat Tribe fell to New Hampton, 78-0, Southeast Polk, 39-27, Dover-Eyota, MN, 55-21, and Waterloo East, 51-30, in that weekend competition.

Wed
13
Jan

Kee boys basketball team falls to West Central after holiday break

The three-point line gave the Kee boys basketball team a high degree of difficulty in its 65-39 loss at home to West Central Tuesday, January 5, the only game on the Hawk schedule this past week after a Friday, January 8 contest with Central Elkader was postponed due to winter weather. A 0-for-9 Kee result from behind that arc left the Hawks scoreless from there, while their Blue Devil guests pumped in 13 three-point bombs to actually equal Kee’s point total from the entire game.

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Wed
06
Jan

Waukon wrestling team finishes third at Central Elkader Invitational

The Waukon wrestling team returned to action almost immediately following the holidays, competing in the Central Elkader Invitational Tournament Saturday, January 2. The Indians had three wrestlers battle to individual runner-up efforts and five others place third to lead the way to a third-place team finish in the eight-team tournament field.

TEAM SCORES
MFL/MarMac (MFL) 159; Oelwein (O) 149; WAUKON 86; Tipton (T) 79; Clayton Ridge (CR) 67; Edgewood-Colesburg (EC) 62; Postville (P) 53; Central Elkader (CE) 43

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Wed
06
Jan

Kee girls basketball defeats De Soto, enters holiday break with 8-1 record

The Kee girls basketball team used its most balanced overall offensive effort of the season to post its highest offensive total of the season in posting a 71-40 victory at home against De Soto, WI Tuesday, December 22. Five different Hawks chipped in double-digit scoring totals as Kee overcame a competitive first quarter to consistently pull away to the double-digit non-conference victory over the visiting Pirates.

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Wed
06
Jan

Waukon boys basketball team falls to MFL/MarMac in overtime

The Waukon boys basketball team had one final game on its schedule prior to the holiday break from school, but was facing yet another traditionally strong program from northeast Iowa when the Indians traveled to Monona Tuesday, December 22 to take on the MFL/Mar Mac Bulldogs. Having suffered back-to-back losses by considerable margins the week prior to a pair of Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) frontrunners, the Indians stepped outside the NEIC to battle the top team from the Upper Iowa Conference, waging war with the host Bulldogs to a 72-72 knot through four quarters of regulation, only to have the game get away in overtime for a third consecutive loss, 88-81.

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Wed
06
Jan

Kee boys basketball team falls to De Soto in non-conference event

Despite showing consistent improvement on the scoreboard throughout the ballgame, the Kee boys basketball team was also consistently outpaced by the host De Soto, WI Pirates in their game before the holiday break Monday, December 21. Even with that consistent improvement, the Hawks shot just 28% from the floor and struggled to stop the host Pirates in falling by a 74-42 final result.

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Wed
06
Jan

Waukon football 2015 season adds another link to recent chain of State Play-Off qualification

The 2015 season turned out to be yet another in a recent string of success for the Waukon football program. For the third time in the past four seasons - starting with the 2012 season, the gridiron Tribe not only qualified for the Class 2A State Play-Offs, but also took that qualification to at least two postseason victories and advancement to the quarterfinal round of those Class 2A Play-Offs.

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