Sports

 IKM-Manning defenders Dane Blom (75), Marshall Hansen (85) and Austin Ahrenholtz (71) take down a Missouri Valley ball carrier during Friday’s game. Also pictured is Chris Monson (74).
 MANNING -- Stephen Grimm and Carter Irlmeier scored two touchdowns each and IKM-Manning’s defense held Missouri Valley to 137 yards while forcing four turnovers in an impressive 34-7 victory Friday night. The Wolves improved to 4-1 overall and 3-0 in Class 1A, District 7, tied for first place with...
 Viking offensive lineman Hayden Woltmann (60) clears a path for quarterback R.J. Harris to score a touchdown as Treynor’s Luke Clausen (21) defends. (Photos by Kim Wegener)
 AVOCA -- Junior fullback Gabe Pauley led the way with 128 rushing yards and two touchdowns last Friday night as 7th-ranked (Class 1A) AHSTW hammered Treynor 58-0 for its fourth straight shutout. The Vikings (5-0 overall, 3-0 in District 7) will now host IKM-Manning (4-1, 3-0) in an area showdown...
 CLARINDA -- Senior Cole Madsen and junior Cole Burmeister combined to rush for 274 yards and five touchdowns Friday night as the Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton football team rolled up 579 total yards in a 70-38 win at Clarinda Academy. Junior quarterback Josh Pettepier also had a big night for the...
 Spartan senior Sydnee Young (7) sends an attack at CR-B’s Katelyn Winnett.
 ELK HORN -- Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton won the first set but struggled the rest of the way Thursday night in a four-set home loss to Coon Rapids-Bayard. The Crusader volleyball team won the match 24-26, 25-22, 25-15, 25-19, handing Exira-EHK its first Rolling Valley Conference defeat of the year. ...
 HCHS senior Haley Leinen (6) led the Cyclones with 13 kills against Lewis Central while also adding six blocks at the net. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 HARLAN (Sept. 19) -- For the first two sets on Tuesday night, Harlan Community battled the Lewis Central volleyball team to an even draw. Long, competitive rallies were common. One-sided scoring runs were scarce. The Cyclones nearly grabbed a two-set lead but settled for a split after finishing...
 HARLAN -- Oh, what a difference a year makes. With four football games in the books last season, Harlan Community stood at 1-3 overall (0-2 in District 7) and had already allowed 183 points, including 70 in one night at Creston. Fast forward to 2017 and the Cyclones are 3-1 overall (2-0 in...
 RED OAK (Sept. 16) -- The Harlan Community volleyball team lost two out of three games and did not make it past pool play last Saturday at the Red Oak Tournament. The Cyclone defeats came against a pair of state-rated Class 2-A opponents. Fifth-ranked Sidney beat HCHS 21-16, 21-16 and No. 15 Tri-...
 HARLAN -- Fourteen schools are scheduled to compete at the Harlan Golf and Country Club Saturday morning (Sept. 23) as part of this year’s Harlan Community Cyclone Boys and Girls Cross Country Invitational. The meet will get underway at 9:30 a.m. with the boys and girls middle school races. The JV...
 A FAMILY AFFAIR -- Harlan Community football coach Curt Bladt (holding ball) is joined by family members following Friday night’s 17-14 victory at Glenwood. Bladt became just the third coach in Iowa prep history to reach 400 career wins.
 Left-right: HCHS assistant coach Todd Bladt (holding daughter Carson), Drew Bladt, Jeff Bladt, Curt Bladt and wife Jill Bladt, Greg Bladt (in back), Connor Bladt, Hannah Bladt, Angela Bladt, Sam Bladt, Shilo Bladt and Alex Bladt.
 GLENWOOD -- Perhaps it was only fitting that Curt Bladt’s 400th career coaching win came in a low-scoring, old-fashioned slobberknocker of a game with a share of the district lead up for grabs. Harlan Community and Glenwood butted heads for 48 physical minutes here Friday night, and when it was...
Curt Bladt
 Nearly midway through his 40th season as Harlan Community’s head football coach, Curt Bladt joined exclusive company Friday night by picking up his 400th career win as the Cyclones defeated Glenwood 17-14. Only two other Iowa prep football coaches, according to the Iowa High School Athletic...

Pages

Featured Ads

 
 

 

Comment Here