MMCRU avoids sweep, falls to G-LR in four
MARCUS — The MMCRU volleyball team avoided a sweep with a narrow 26-24 win in the third set against War Eagle Conference opponent George-Little Rock, but ended up falling in four sets on Sept. 28. The visiting Mustangs edged out a 25-23 win in the first and pulled away for a 25-13 win in the second before the Royals got the win in the third to avoid the straight set loss. George-Little Rock took the match with a 25-14 win in the fourth.
Sept. 28 cross country
Girls team scores: 1. Hinton 28; 2. George-Little Rock/Central Lyon 45; 3. West Lyon 48; 4. Westwood 115. Top N’West Iowa finisher: 1. Mary Schriever (GLRCL) 21:22. Boys team scores: 1. Sheldon 44; 2. Sibley-Ocheyedan 59; 3. Estherville Lincoln Central 98; 4. Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 119; 5. MMCRU 134; 6. Akron-Westfield 146; 7. George-Little Rock/Central Lyon 164; 8. Hinton 166; 9. South O’Brien 169.
LHS football team beats Minnesota Valley Lutheran 36-0 on the road
The Luverne football team traveled to New Ulm to take on Minnesota Valley Lutheran Friday, Sept. 22, and the Cardinals beat the Chargers 36-0 “Going into the game, we knew MVL had won their first three games with an impressive offense and passing game,” head coach Todd Oye said.
Sports Schedule For Tuesday September 26th
Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley, Central Lyon, Gehlen Catholic, MOC-Floyd Valley, Sioux Center, Trinity Christian, Unity Christian, West Lyon, and Woodbury Central at Western Christian. Volleyball. Sheldon at MOC Floyd Valley. Rock Valley at Okoboji. West Lyon at Sibley Ocheyedan. Sioux Center at Unity. G-LR at HMS. Trinity Christian at Harris Lake Park.
Arrows hold own in 3-1 loss to Luverne
Still in search of its first match victory of the season, the Pipestone Area volleyball team remained in the hunt throughout its Big South Conference clash with the hosting Luverne Cardinals Thursday night in Luverne. While the Arrows (0-11) ultimately bowed to the Cards, 3-1 (18-25, 19-25, 26-24, 18-25) the...
Cardinal volleyball team bends Arrows on home court
The Cardinals volleyball team lost to Redwood Valley 3-0 Tuesday, Sept. 19, at home and took down Pipestone 3-1 Thursday, Sept. 21, in Luverne. The Cardinals are now 7-10 for the season. Luverne was scheduled to take on Worthington at home Tuesday, Sept. 26. The Cardinals travel to St. James...
Luverne Cardinal cross-country varsity girls’ team places first, boys’ team second
The Luverne Cardinals boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams traveled to Jackson Thursday, Sept. 21. The LHS girls’ team won the varsity 5,000-meter competition followed by Martin County West, Jackson County Central and Worthington. Luverne had three girls finish in the Top 5 places in the varsity 5,000-meter...
Gramstad is GPAC football offensive player of the week
Northwestern quarterback Jalyn Gramstad is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Offensive Player-of-the-Week. Gramstad, a junior from Lester, Iowa, threw for a new career-high of 397 yards with four touchdowns in the Red Raider 42-0 road win over Mount Marty. He completed 73.5% percent of his passes with a long of 64 yards, averaging 11.7 yards per completion. It marks the first time in his career he has thrown for over 300 yards in a game. Additionally, he added one rushing score and 22 yards on the ground as he had a hand in five of the six Red Raider touchdowns.
Aiden Tweet is this week's Athlete of the Week
Aiden Tweet, a junior on the Adrian-Ellsworth football team, is this week’s Radio Works Athlete of the Week. Tweet carried 20 times for 147 yards from the quarterback position and ran for three touchdowns in the Dragons’ 19-15 homecoming win Friday over Murray County Central. His touchdowns were scoring scampers of 12, 37 and 16 yards, with the final TD coming on a 4th-and-11 play that put Adrian-Ellsworth ahead to stay.
Wolfpack suffer first defeat of the season
Uchan Harberts of Western Christian proves unable to catch the ball as he attempts to toe the sideline while getting hit by a West Lyon player during Class 2A District 1 football Friday, Sept. 22. The Wolfpack fell to the Wildcats 20-6. (Photo/Jason Hommes) Western Christian falls to West Lyon 20-3 as Wildcats score two…
Wolfpack makes quick work of Indians
Bentley Bliek of Western Christian rises up before smacking a kill during the Wolfpack’s first home match of the season against Sergeant Bluff-Luton Thursday, Sept. 21. Western Christian won the match 3-0. (Photo/Sean Baccam) Effective 5-2 offense and attack from service line gives Western Christian a 3-0 win over Spirit Lake Nathan Broek | Sports…
NCC Sports Shooting Fundraiser Raises Over $8,000 for Student Athlete Scholarships
A successful inaugural NCC “Shoot for Success” Sports Shooting Fundraiser Raised more than 8-thousand-dollars for Student Athlete Scholarships. The inaugural Northwest Iowa Community College (NCC) “Shoot for Success” Sports Shooting Fundraiser took place, Saturday at the Rock Valley Gun Club, and brought together sponsors, participants, and supporters in a day of marksmanship and philanthropy.
Luverne tennis drops two matches to strong St. James and Redwood teams
The Luverne girls’ tennis team faced two tough opponents on the road this past week. The Cardinal girls fell to St. James 7-1 Tuesday, Sept. 19, and to Redwood 6-1 on Thursday, Sept. 21. “It was a very long week for the girls,” head coach Jon Beers said.
A pair of Red Raiders earn GPAC Volleyball weekly awards
SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Following a career-high 13 blocks in the road win at No. 13-ranked Midland on Saturday, Northwestern College junior Macay Van’t Hul received her first-career GPAC Volleyball Defender of the Week honors. Van’t Hul (Jr., Rock Valley, Iowa) tied the program record for an individual...
No. 3 West Lyon visits No. 4 Western Christian In 2A Friday night
Two of the unbeatens in 2A district one collide Friday night as fourth ranked Western Christian hosts number three West Lyon. Western Christian coach Travis Kooima. Kooima says it is a big game for both teams. West Lyon coach Jay Rozeboom.
Western Christian’s Kaden Van Regenmorter named SportsZone Week 4 Player of the Week
HULL, Iowa (KCAU) – After a big game in the team’s win against Cherokee, Western Christian quarterback and linebacker Kaden Van Regenmorter earned our Week 4 Player of the Week honors, sponsored by Nelson Commercial Construction. In the Wolfpack’s ranked win over Cherokee, Van Regenmorter notched over 200 total yards and a trio of touchdowns […]
LHS volleyball falls to Adrian-Ellsworth
The Luverne Cardinals volleyball team dropped three games to Adrian-Ellsworth in Ellsworth Thursday, Sept. 14, and traveled to Jackson Saturday, Sept. 16, winning one game and losing three. “Our record for the season is now 6-9,” head coach Sarah DeBeer said. “We have a big conference week coming up...
Luverne Cardinals roll past Sibley East 35-0
The Luverne Cardinals football team hosted Sibley East Friday, Sept. 15, beating the Wolverines 35-0. “It was nice to get a solid win and shutout at home,” said head coach Todd Oye. “We have played well at times this year, but this was the first game we played well...
4-H’ers compete at state horse show
Five Rock County 4-H’ers competed at the 2023 Minnesota State Horse Show Sept. 15-18 in St. Paul. Two of the exhibitors placed in the top ten in their respective grade levels. •Morgan Bonnett, grade 11, finished fourth in key race, eighth in poles and eighth in ranch pleasure. •Blakely...
Luverne Cardinals take back Battle Racket from Pipestone
The Luverne girls’ tennis team beat Worthington 7-0 Tuesday, Sept. 12, defeated Pipestone 6-1 Thursday, Sept. 14, and fell to Sioux Falls Lincoln 6-3 Monday, Sept. 18. The Cardinals were scheduled to travel to St. James Tuesday, Sept. 19, and Redwood Thursday, Sept. 21. Cardinals 7, Trojans 0. The...