Front row, L-R: Hunter Manz, Blake Goshorn, Braden Fink, Jay Swanson, Mason Peters, Jonathan Cheek, Dylan Janssen.
 Back row, L-R: Coach Chad Swanson, Brady Wagner, Eli Boldan, Taymon Klinkefus, Jake McLaughlin, Jon Owens, Brett Sears, William Moreland, Chase Finken, Kyle Knudson. (Photo by Leah Marie Photography)
 HARLAN -- The Harlan Community freshmen boys basketball team, coached by Chad Swanson, finished the season with an overall record of 15-2, including victories in its last 10 games. 
Team members include, front row, L-R: Lucas Brace, Travon Fleshman, Kyle Travis, Alex Assmann, Marcus Klein, Jared Eckermann. Back row, L-R: Assistant Coach Matt Brace, Mason Chamberlain, Caleb Brace, Jack Gubbels, Matthew Devine, Max Langenfeld, Head Coach Rod Devine. (Photo contributed)
 AREA -- The St. Michael’s boys basketball team won this year’s CYO Tournament. They are back-to-back winners of the league tournament and have been undefeated for the last two seasons. 
Vollstedt (13) and senior Kyle Wagner help hoist the team’s state tournament trophy following a 67-51 loss to the Eagles. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
Class 1-A State Quarterfinal (March 7)West Hancock 67, IKM-Manning 51Wolves’ final record: 22-3
Greg Lansing (left), along with his father Dave Lansing, is presented an IHSAA Hall of Fame plaque by Dr. Craig Scott, former Harlan Community Schools Superintendent and a current member of the IHSAA Board of Control.
(Photo courtesy of Larry Peterson, Creston News Advertiser)
 DES MOINES -- Former Harlanite Greg Lansing, the head basketball coach at Indiana State University, was inducted into the Iowa High School Athletic Association Basketball Hall of Fame last Saturday during halftime of the Class 4-A state title game at Wells Fargo Arena. Greg was accompanied on the...
IKM-M senior Kyle Wagner looks to drive to the basket against West Hancock at the state tournament.
 DES MOINES -- Four-year contributors to their respective programs, seniors Kyle Wagner of IKM-Manning and Kyle Juhl of Harlan Community were both honored with a spot on the 2016 Iowa Newspaper Association All-State Boys Basketball teams released Tuesday. Wagner, a 6-foot-4 swingman, was named to...
Former Harlan Community standout Greg Conry handled the majority of Peru State’s kicking and punting duties during his final three seasons as a Bobcat, earning NAIA All-America honors from USA College Football as a senior. (Photos contributed)
 PERU, NEB. -- Peru State College kicker Greg Conry was recognized at the College Foundation’s Alumni Chili Feed on February 20 and also at the football booster club’s annual banquet in January following an outstanding four-year career for the Bobcats. A 2012 Harlan Community High School graduate,...
 Spartan sophomore Sophia Peppers attempts a shot between Newell-Fonda’s Maddi Morenz (35) and Kate Christiansen.
Class 1-A State Quarterfinal (Feb. 29)Newell-Fonda 53, Exira-EHK 42Spartans’ final record: 23-1
 Harlan Community senior Taylor Frederick shoots over Marion freshman Sophie Willette.
Class 4-A State Quarterfinal (March 2)Marion 46, Harlan Community 38Cyclones’ final record: 20-3
 HARLAN -- Registration is open until March 24 for the third annual Color Run for the Cure, a 5K run/walk scheduled for Saturday, April 16, at the Harlan Fairgrounds. The Relay for Life team event will start at 10:00 a.m., with check-in opening at 9 o’clock that morning. All proceeds benefit the...
Vollstedt, pictured with Brett Nanninga (Associate Director of the IHSAA). (Photo by Mike Oeffner)
 DES MOINES -- Janell Vollstedt of Manilla was honored prior to IKM-Manning’s Class 1-A quarterfinal at the Boys State Basketball Tournament as the school’s Iowa High School Athletic Association “Fan of the Game.” Vollstedt, pictured with Brett Nanninga (Associate Director of the IHSAA), received a...




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