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IKM-Manning senior Kinze Brandt (9) tries to hit around the block of an ACGC player during Tuesday night’s regional match. (Photo by Kim Wegener)
 MANNING -- The IKM-Manning volleyball team opened postseason play with a three-set sweep of ACGC here Tuesday night, winning 25-16, 25-15, 25-21 in a Class 2-A, Region 2 matchup. The Wolves (21-11 overall) finished with a kill efficiency just under 26 percent and served 86.2 percent with nine aces...
 EXIRA -- Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton wrapped up a playoff berth in 8-Player football last Friday night with a convincing 62-8 rout of CAM, Anita. The Spartans improved to 5-3 overall and 5-1 in District 7, clinching the district runner-up playoff spot (via tiebreakers) regardless of how they fare in...
 COUNCIL BLUFFS -- Harlan Community defeated IKM-Manning in the final round of the day to place third out of six teams at the Lewis Central Volleyball Tournament last Saturday. The Cyclones and Wolves both finished with 3-2 records in the round-robin tourney, with HCHS taking third and IKM-M fourth...
Denison-Schleswig ball carrier Dan Summers is tackled by Cyclone senior Nick Tarney (35) and sophomores Jon Owens (34) and Jake McLaughlin (83) on Friday night. HCHS held the Monarchs scoreless during the second half.
 DENISON -- It wasn’t a season-saving win by any means, but for one night, at least, the Harlan Community football team made some thrilling, feel-good memories to take away from a year of hard knocks and disappointment. Trailing Denison-Schleswig 34-7 late in the first half, the Cyclones stormed...
HCHS sophomore Greichaly Kaster placed third out of 74 runners at Thursday’s Hawkeye Ten Conference girls meet. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 COUNCIL BLUFFS -- Harlan Community sophomore Greichaly Kaster added to a fantastic 2016 season on Thursday afternoon, placing third among a talented group of girls at the Hawkeye Ten Conference Cross Country Meet. Running the Iowa Western Community College 5K course for the third time this fall,...
HCHS junior Haley Leinen (6) goes up high to spike one of her seven kills against Denison-Schleswig on Thursday night. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 HARLAN -- The start was sluggish and the finish a bit shaky, but Harlan Community was plenty dominant between as part of a 25-14, 25-14, 25-18 Senior Night volleyball sweep of Denison here Thursday. The victory clinched at least a tie for fifth place in the final Hawkeye Ten standings as HCHS...
AHSTW quarterback R.J. Harris (23) is tackled by Logan-Magnolia’s Brayden Hudnut during Friday night’s Class 1-A, District 7 game. The Panthers beat the Vikings 28-6 to clinch the district title.
 LOGAN -- In a battle of district unbeatens, Logan-Magnolia showcased a powerful rushing attack to hand AHSTW its first loss of the year Friday night, prevailing 28-6 to clinch the Class 1-A, District 7 championship. The Panthers improved to 7-1 overall and 6-0 in the district, while the Vikings...
HCHS junior Lexie Holloway (8) puts one over the net against Creston Tuesday night as teammates Olivia Petersen, Kara Weis, Sidney Craig and Lexi Larsen look on. (Photo courtesy of Creston News Advertiser)
 CRESTON -- The Harlan Community volleyball team is back to .500 and looking to go above and beyond that mark as the regular season winds to a close. HCHS handled a road test at Creston with relative ease Tuesday night, sweeping the Panthers 25-14, 25-16, 25-12 to improve to 15-15 overall and 5-4...
 DENISON -- Throw out the records and play for pride. That will be the scene at Denison’s renovated football field Friday night when two old rivals get together for a Week 8 clash at 7:30. Harlan Community and Denison-Schleswig enter the contest with identical records - 2-5 overall and 1-4 in Class...
IKM-Manning senior Kelli Grimm hits around the block of Treynor’s Abby Tiarks (14) and Randi Robinson for a kill during Tuesday night’s Western Iowa Conference Tournament semifinal.
 GRISWOLD -- Rallying back from the brink of a three-set sweep, IKM-Manning was just eight points away from a remarkable comeback win over Treynor in the semifinals of the Western Iowa Conference Tournament. But like so often happens in the sport of volleyball, when momentum shifts on a dime it can...

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