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 HCHS center Ethan Leinen (72) snaps the ball against Winterset in Week 9, flanked by Carter Bendorf (51) and Derec Weyer to his left. Leinen is a three-year starter for the Cyclones, who will take on 7th-ranked Oskaloosa in the first round of the 3A playoffs October 26.
 OSKALOOSA (Oct. 26) -- When the Harlan Community football team travels 163 miles to face Oskaloosa in Friday’s Class 3A playoff opener, it will meet an opponent with strikingly-similar offensive credentials. The 7th-ranked Indians (8-1) have totaled the sixth-most yards in 3A with 3,446 and scored...
HCHS senior Greichaly Kaster (left) and freshman Kaia Bieker following the 3A State Qualifying Meet.
 FORT DODGE (Oct. 27) -- The Harlan Community girls cross country team has already accomplished two major goals for 2018 by winning a Hawkeye Ten Conference championship as well as last week’s Class 3A State Qualifying Meet title at Glenwood. But there’s still some unfinished business left as the...
 AHSTW senior Katie Anzalone (right) wins a battle at the net with Treynor’s Kayla Chapman during Monday’s regional match. Anzalone led her team with nine kills and two blocks but the Cardinals advanced with a 3-0 sweep. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 TREYNOR (Oct. 22) -- The season didn’t end quite how they wanted it to, but, oh, what a season it was for the AHSTW volleyball team. Just two years after losing 26 matches, the Lady Vikes finished 2018 with a school record 26 wins following Monday’s three-set loss to 8th-ranked Treynor (19-25, 11-...
 The Harlan Community girls cross country team, along with sophomore Trey Gross, qualified for the state meet on Thursday with their performances at the Class 3A State Qualifying Meet in Glenwood. Left-right: HCHS head coach Doug Renkly, Raegen Wicks, Greichaly Kaster, Lucy Borkowski, Trey Gross, Brecken Van Baale, Olivia Anderson, Abi Baldwin, Abby Alberti, Liv Freund, Kaia Bieker, HCHS assistant coach Zach Klaassen.
 GLENWOOD (Oct. 18) -- For the first time in three years, Harlan Community cross country coach Doug Renkly will be taking a full squad of runners to the state meet in Fort Dodge. And they won’t be alone. Fully living up to expectations on a warm afternoon at Glenwood Lake Park, the HCHS girls...
 AHSTW sophomore Chloe Falkena (left) placed eighth at Thursday’s Class 1A State Qualifying Meet in Guthrie Center and qualified for the October 27 state meet. Also qualifying was teammate Julia Kock, who placed 13th.
 GUTHRIE CENTER (Oct. 18) -- AHSTW sophomores Chloe Falkena and Julia Kock will compete in the state cross country meet for the second straight year following their performances at the Class 1A State Qualifying Meet in Guthrie Center October 18. Falkena placed eighth out of 127 runners with a five-...
 Cyclone brothers Jake McLaughlin (83, senior) and Will McLaughlin (82, freshman) chase after Winterset quarterback Casey Kleemeier during Friday’s second half. Jake got there first to record the sack as HCHS prevailed 28-0. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 WINTERSET (Oct. 19) -- It wasn’t their best performance of the season, but the Harlan Community football team took care of the business at hand Friday night with a playoffs-clinching 28-0 road win over Winterset. Overcoming nine penalties and some chippy play in the trenches, the Cyclones were...
Coon Rapids-Bayard ball carrier Peyton Clipperton is pursued by Exira-EHK tacklers Ian Leader (17) and Ethan Marxen (13).
 COON RAPIDS (Oct. 19) -- Cole Burmeister’s six touchdowns and 385 yards from scrimmage led the way Friday night as the Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton football team wrapped up an Eight-Player, District 8 title with a 54-21 victory at Coon Rapids-Bayard. The 8th-ranked Spartans finished the regular...
   AHSTW's Drake Partridge (right) looks to break a tackle attempt by St. Albert's Keaton Barnes during Week 9 action. Also pictured for the Vikings is Blake Holst (10). Partridge scored the game-winning touchdown with 2:43 left as AHSTW prevailed 19-14.
 AVOCA (Oct. 19) -- A valiant second-half comeback lifted AHSTW past St. Albert 19-14 Friday night as the Viking football team capped an unbeaten regular season and claimed the Class A, District 9 championship over the Falcons. Down 14-0 at the half, AHSTW rallied behind three second-half...
 HOLSTEIN (Oct. 19) -- The IKM-Manning football team fell five points short of qualifying for the Class A playoffs last Friday following a 24-19 loss at Ridge View. A victory would have forced a three-way tie for first place in Class A, District 2 with Alta-Aurelia and Sioux Central, locking all...
Glenwood senior Brooklyn Taylor (4) hits into the block of HCHS sophomore Macie Leinen (left) and senior Hayley Hopkins.
 GLENWOOD (Oct. 17) -- Harlan Community volleyball coach Willie Baughman has often compared the Cyclones’ 2018 season to a roller coaster ride full of ups and downs and twists and turns - sometimes all during the same match. Wednesday night’s Class 4A first-round regional at Glenwood may have been...

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