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 CLARINDA -- Harlan Community improved its Hawkeye Ten dual record to 4-0 Thursday night with a double dual sweep, beating Clarinda, 42-30, and St. Albert, 66-18. The host Cardinals beat St. Albert, 78-6. Eight out of 12 Cyclone wrestlers finished 2-0 for the meet, led by two pins each from Elias...
HCHS 220-pounder Aaron Johannsen (top) - wrestling at the Dan Hill Invite December 5 - finished 5-0 with four pins Saturday to make the All-Tournament Team at the Al Garrison Memorial Duals in Waukee.
 WAUKEE -- The Harlan Community wrestling team salvaged a 45-29 win over Chariton in its final dual to finish with a 1-4 record at Saturday’s Al Garrison Memorial Duals in Waukee. The Cyclones went 0-3 in Pool C before splitting a pair of duals in the consolation round, dropping their overall...
Harlan Community senior Travis Crees (21) drives to the basket against Creston during Tuesday’s 80-47 Cyclone victory. Crees finished the night with seven assists.
 HARLAN -- With the outcome long since decided, Tuesday night’s second half between Harlan Community and Creston resembled a below-the-rim version of the NBA All-Star Game. There were no slam dunks, but three-pointers - 32 of them in all - rained from the sky as the third-ranked (Class 3-A)...
HCHS senior Lexi Hoffmann looks to score inside as Creston’s Jenna Taylor defends.
 HARLAN -- The ball movement was crisper, the shooting was better and the dry spells were shorter Tuesday night as the Harlan Community girls basketball team showed marked improvement in a 58-35 win over Creston. Taylor Frederick led a balanced Cyclone attack with 18 points and eight rebounds,...
HCHS senior Bailey Portwood  bowls during Tuesday’s home meet against Abraham Lincoln. Portwood rolled a two-game series of 260 to help the Cyclone girls post a win. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 HARLAN -- Kenzie Jones rolled a two-game series of 307 to lead the Harlan Community girls bowling team past Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln, 1,954 to 1,710, on Tuesday afternoon at Cyclone Lanes. Jones bowled individual games of 170 and 137 for HCHS, which improved its record to 1-1 on the season. ...
 BOYS TOWN, NEB. -- Eight out of 11 Harlan Community wrestlers placed in the top six last weekend as the Cyclones finished seventh out of 15 teams at the 45th annual Boys Town Invitational, held Friday and Saturday. Skutt Catholic was the tournament champion with 268 points, followed by Bennington...
Rasmussen looks to drive around a T-C defender. (Photo by Kim Wegener)
 MANNING -- Sophomore Kia Rasmussen led the IKM-Manning girls with 23 points, eight rebounds, four assists and five steals last Friday night at the Wolves outlasted Tri-Center, 57-55, in Western Iowa Conference play. The Wolves trailed 44-38 after three quarters before outscoring the Trojans 19-11...
Harlan Community Varsity Boys Basketball Team
 Front row, L-R: Michael Rueschenberg, Alec Plagman, Thomas Fink, Travis Crees, Jacob Croghan, Josh Cheek, Logan Peters, Josh Kloewer, Caleb Rasmussen.
 Back row, L-R: Coach Chad Swanson, Coach Kelly Juhl, Shane Chamberlain, Jacob Hansen, Sam McLaughlin, Kyle Juhl, Ethan Knudson, Will Lansman, Nolan Heese, Coach Kevin Osborn, Coach Nic Christensen, Head Coach Mitch Osborn.
 Not pictured: Jared Moser, Logan Klaassen. (Photo courtesy of Leah Marie Photography)
 HARLAN -- On the heels of a successful turnaround season on the gridiron, the Harlan Community boys basketball team is seeking similar levels of improvement on the hardwood this winter. Not that last season was a dud by any means. The Cyclones went 16-7 overall, finished in a four-way tie for...
HCHS senior Taylor Frederick shoots for two of her 13 points during Friday’s win over Denison.
 DENISON -- The offense was still sporadic at times, but Harlan Community coach Zach Klaassen is doing his best not to complain about 28-point victories. On Friday night at Denison-Schleswig, defense remained a constant for the third-ranked (4-A) Cyclone girls, who swiped 18 steals using a mix of 1...
HCHS senior Ethan Knudson (left) defends Denison-Schleswig’s Hunter Lilleholm on the low block during Friday night’s Cyclone victory. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 DENISON -- For the Harlan Community boys basketball team, the bridge between high potential and high performance is a little bit of patience. The Cyclones aren’t hitting on all cylinders just yet, but the tools are in place for a big season. On Friday night, HCHS finished the first half on a 13-2...

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