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Tigers win Lakes Conference Tournament, advance to Districts

SPENCER — The Spencer boys golf team stepped up to the challenge on Tuesday for sectional play at the Spencer Golf and Country Club. The guys had a long battle with MOC-Floyd Valley and finished second to advance to the district meet on Monday, May 15.

Thomsen to cheer at Northwestern

SIOUX RAPIDS — On Monday, a Sioux Central athlete made her decision on where she would like to continue competing. Madison Thomsen, a cheerleader and golfer for the Rebels, decided that she would attend Northwestern University in Orange City to continue her cheer career. (Above) Thomsen along with her family and coach smile to celebrate the accomplishment. (Photo submitted)

Rebel girls dominate home meet

SIOUX RAPIDS — It was senior night for the Rebels on Monday at Sioux Central High School. The girls sent the fans home happy with a meet win, scoring 135 team points in the win. The track meet would be cut a little short due to serious lightning, canceling some of the final events.

Rebel edge out Mustangs to win home invite

SIOUX RAPIDS — It was senior night for the Rebels on Monday at Sioux Central High School. The track meet would be cut a little short due to the weather, though. But that didn’t stop the Rebels from winning the meet, edging out Newell-Fonda by three points to win their home invite.

7 Laker softball players make All-Region teams

Iowa Lakes Community College softball team had seven student-athletes that were named to the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Division II Softball All-Region teams.

Spencer track part of record-setting Howard Wood Relays

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Over the weekend, the Spencer Track teams traveled to South Dakota to compete in the Howard Wood Relays. The event ended up being a record-setting weekend. Thirty-two meet records were broken during the meet. It was the most records ever set in one Howard Wood Dakota Relay meet, which was first held 100 years ago in 1923.

Unthinkable dominance: 11 straight Lakes titles for Tiger girls

ESTHERVILLE — It’s truly a testament to a program that can consistently continue its excellence year in and year out. The Tiger girls track team has shown for a while now that they are the team to beat in the Lakes Conference, and that still hasn’t changed. The girls won their 11th consecutive conference title on Thursday in Estherville. The team scored 122 total points in the victory.

Tigers down Tornadoes 5-4

SPENCER — The Spencer girls tennis team battled conference foe Storm Lake on Thursday. The team would successfully grab the win, defeating the Tornadoes 5-4 for the victory.

"We played a lot of JV players on varsity singles, and I’m proud of them for how they performed in the win,” head coach Bob Schlaeger said. “It was good to see them grab the victory.”

Matthiesen, Hoben each have pair of goals

WAVERLY — Spencer traveled to Waverly Shell-Rock to compete in a tournament on Saturday. The girls picked up one win and one loss on the day, losing 2-1 to Bondurant-Farrar and defeating Clear Creek Amana 7-0.

Tiger girls golf crowned conference champs

SPENCER — The Spencer girls golf team hosted Estherville Lincoln-Central and Cherokee with one goal in mind on Thursday, winning the Lakes Conference championship. The team was successful, winning the conference matchup by 26 strokes. Spencer scored 188, the Braves had 214 and the Midgets scored 215 in the match.

Spencer sets 4x200 school record

ESTHERVILLE — The Spencer boys track team competed in the Lakes Conference track meet on Thursday night. The team would finish in second place, scoring 119.5 team points. Spirit Lake took the top spot with 163 points. The Tigers might not have won the meet, but they had a lot of personal best performances.

Tiger boys sweep Storm Lake

STORM LAKE — The Spencer boys tennis team finished yet another season undefeated in team play. In fact, the last time Spencer lost a non-semifinal match was in April of 2019. The 2020 season was canceled due to COVID, but regardless, that’s a heck of an accomplishment. The team hosted Storm Lake on Thursday to wrap up their regular season.

Tigers make it 10 in a row

SPENCER — It was senior night against Sioux City East for the Spencer boys soccer team. Izak Peterson, Owen Olson, Aiden Chaffin, Easton Ohnesorge, Ashton Musser, Gavin Gross and Fredy Torres Vazquez were recognized for their dedication to Spencer soccer.

Tigers produce runner-up finish at Carroll

CARROLL — The Spencer golf team hit the road on Saturday to compete at Carroll. The team would have a runner-up finish, scoring 323 team points to finish second. Carroll-Kuemper won the meet with a score of 315. The contest was 18 holes.

"I thought that our guys played very well on Saturday,” head coach Marc Bruning said. "They had to play in a variety of conditions on a course that can be quite challenging.”

Rebels finish 4th in competitive TLC Quad

GOWRIE — Sioux Central traveled to compete in a conference quad on Thursday. The girls would finish in fourth place, scoring 210 as a team. Newell-Fonda took the top spot, scoring 194. Southeast Valley and South Central Calhoun finished tied for second with scores of 204.

Rebels finish 4th at Newell

NEWELL — The Rebels golf team traveled to compete in a Twin Lakes Conference quad against Newell-Fonda, South Central Calhoun and Southeast Valley. Sioux Central finished fourth, scoring 193 as a team in the competition.

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