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Swenson and Thompson district champs, state bound for Hawks

PLEASANTVILLE — Lane Swenson and Trevor Thompson have waited a long time to call themselves state wrestling qualifiers. That they get to do it together makes it even more special. South Hamilton’s junior leaders mauled their way through a Class 1A district tournament on Saturday and ...

Phetxoumphone the No. 1 seed at 106

Cam Phetxoumphone has been ranked No. 1 (Class 2A) at 106 pounds all season and he held onto that position in the seeding process for the state wrestling tournament. Pairings for this week’s state tournament were released Sunday morning and Phetxoumphone (38-0) earned the No. 1 seed at the ...

Norsemen end a drought of 1,837 days against Hawks in overtime

STORY CITY — Win by 50 or lose by 100 Friday night, it didn’t matter one bit in terms of South Hamilton’s place in the final Heart of Iowa Conference standings. But with the postseason set to start tonight, the Hawks wanted — maybe even needed — a boost of momentum, and what ...

Algona hands Lynx another league loss

ALGONA — Missing one of its leaders, Algona still had more than enough firepower to roll past Webster City in a North Central Conference boys’ basketball contest here Friday night. Collin Bleich and his 16.2 points per game average weren’t on the floor for the Bulldogs, but Wyatt ...