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 HCHS linebackers Wyatt Schaben (27) and Jon Owens (34) tackle Carroll quarterback Justin Mohr. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 CARROLL (Sept. 29) -- For a Harlan Community defense that has showcased dramatic improvement all season long, Friday night’s 40-0 shutout win at Carroll provided a nice feather in the cap. Realistically, it was only a matter of time. The Cyclones, who had held three of their first four district...
 Harlan Community senior Lexi Larsen (in action vs. Kuemper earlier this season) totaled 22 kills and 33 digs at the Newton Tournament on Saturday.
 NEWTON (Sept. 30) -- If the Harlan Community volleyball team needed a shot of confidence for the final two weeks of the regular season, Saturday’s performance at the Newton Tournament should be just what the doctor ordered. Finishing 4-1 overall, the Cyclones swept 2nd-ranked (4A) Pella in pool...
 AHSTW’s Drake Partridge (28, with ball), who caught three touchdown passes Friday night, eludes several members of the IKM-Manning defense as teammate Brayton Tuma (5) tries to throw an open-field block. In pursuit of Partridge for the Wolves are Kyler Rasmussen (left), Trevor Jons (28), Marshall Hansen (85), Nathan Blankman (30), Chris Birks (68) and Alex Lingle (15). The Vikings beat the Wolves 41-7. (Photos by Kim Wegener)
 AVOCA (Sept. 29) -- The battle for first place in Class 1-A, District 7 turned into a one-sided affair Friday night as the AHSTW football team outgained IKM-Manning by nearly 300 yards and stayed undefeated with a 41-7 win over the Wolves. The 7th-ranked Vikings (6-0 overall, 4-0 in district play...
 RED OAK (Sept. 26) -- It was another frustrating night for the Harlan Community volleyball team on Tuesday. Essentially matching Red Oak in total points, the Cyclones came out on the short end of two highly-competitive sets and were defeated by the ninth-ranked (Class 3A) Tigers, 23-25, 17-25, 25-...
 HCHS receiver Kevin Campbell hauls in a catch against ADM last Friday.
 CARROLL (Sept. 29) -- During this same stretch of the 2016 football season, back-to-back home losses vs. Carroll Public and Winterset put the final dagger in Harlan Community’s fading playoff hopes. The Cyclones finished 4-5 overall, tied for fourth place in District 7 and missed out on postseason...
 IKM-Manning libero Emily Kerkhoff strikes a serve during Tuesday’s match against Tri-Center.
 MANNING (Sept. 26) -- The IKM-Manning volleyball team was highly competitive for one set Tuesday night but couldn’t match Tri-Center’s overall consistency in a 13-25, 21-25, 9-25 home loss to the 12th-rated (2A) Trojans. The Wolves, who also lost a three-setter at Missouri Valley last Thursday,...
 AHSTW senior Sidney Nelsen makes a diving pass against Logan-Magnolia.
 AVOCA (Sept. 26) -- The AHSTW volleyball team lost in three competitive sets vs. Logan-Magnolia here Tuesday night, falling 23-25, 21-25, 19-25 in Western Iowa Conference action. The Lady Vikes (11-9 overall) and Panthers (10-7) are now tied with IKM-Manning for fourth place in the WIC standings...
 DUNLAP (Sept. 26) -- Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton suffered a second straight loss in Rolling Valley Conference play Tuesday night, dropping a tough five-setter at Boyer Valley, 25-14, 18-25, 18-25, 28-26, 12-15. Following a hard-fought win in set four, the Spartans raced out to an 8-0 lead in the...
 Zach Osborn. (Photo courtesy of Wayne State College)
 WAYNE, NEB. -- Zach Osborn, a senior quarterback from Harlan, became the all-time leader in touchdown passes at Wayne State College in the Wildcats’ 48-10 home win over the University of Mary on September 9. Osborn completed 16 of 22 passes in the win for 293 yards and four touchdowns, bringing...
 HCHS senior Nick Foss (33) exploits a big hole in the ADM defense for some of his 283 rushing yards during Friday’s 55-7 home win over the Tigers. Foss tied a Cyclone school record with his second career six-touchdown game. Also pictured for HCHS are Ty Frederick (right), Derec Weyer (90) and Dave Hoffmann (74).
 HARLAN -- During the first 120 years of Harlan Community Cyclone football, only two players were credited with scoring six touchdowns in a single game: Todd Hansen in 1988 and Ryan Fagan in 1998. HCHS senior Nick Foss has now done it twice in the last six games. Foss put forth another spectacular...

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