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Tiger JV softball champions

The Spencer Tiger JV softball team completed their fall season at Storm Lake, the girls would defeat the Storm Lake Tornadoes 10-1 and Sioux Central 10-3 on their way to a championship. The girls, pictured from left: Front row: Lauren Lee, Dakoda Lux, Jersey Vail, Lucy Simington and Brynn Merchant. Second row: Marissa Kruse, Peyton Kelly, Emma White and Katie Eilts. Third row: Coach Vail, Kate Elser, Kennedy Graettinger, Addison Sutherland and Coach Merchant. (Photo submitted)

Tigers lose to Warriors on Tuesday

ARMSTRONG — On Tuesday, Spencer traveled to face off against the North Union Warriors. This is the last regular season week for the Tigers as they look to finish strong on an unsuccessful regular season, before heading into regional play next week. Spencer came out strong in the first set taking an early lead, the Warriors would battle back before snagging set one from the Tigers 25-21.

Tigers swim twice during week

SPENCER — Monday was the second home meet of the season for the Spencer Tiger girls swim team at the Spencer YMCA. The meet would be against the Sioux City Metro and Algona teams. The girls would come in second place behind Sioux City Metro and would dominate Algona.

Softball Academy allowing sign ups until first day

ESTHERVILLE — The Iowa Lakes softball team will be hosting a four-week Softball Academy for athletes in kindergarten through 12th grades. The 2022-23 Softball Academy will be held on four Sundays, Oct. 16 and 23, and Nov. 6 and 13, at the Christensen Building on the Estherville campus.


WEBSTER CITY — A clash that more than lived up to the hype, Friday night fans on both sides of the field witnessed a high school football game which seemed more like a 15-round heavyweight championship fight with both competitors throwing knockout blows which were sustained and answered until one team was left standing when the final bell sounded.

Spencer basketball programs hosting 3 on 3 league

This fall the middle school and high school basketball programs at Spencer are hosting a 3 on 3 league on Sundays. Fifth and sixth graders will have the Spencer High School gym from 4-5 p.m. The high schoolers will take it over until 6 p.m. and then finally the seventh and eighth graders will have the gym for the final session from 7-8 p.m. This will be taking place on each Sunday until Nov. 6.

Tigers win triangular at Carroll

CARROLL — Spencer traveled to Carroll on Thursday night for a matchup in the pool with Carroll and Fort Dodge. Spencer would finish in second place during the competition behind the Fort Dodge Dodgers, losing by 10 points in the team score.

“We had a great meet,” Spencer coach Amie Lawrence said. “Many close events and again some new best times. We are progressing nicely and continue to drop time, we will continue to work hard as we work towards regionals.”

Rebels defeat Panthers on Thursday

SIOUX RAPIDS ― The Sioux Central volleyball team hosted neighboring Storm Lake St. Mary’s Thursday night. The Rebels were looking to pick up their fourth win of this season that hasn’t quite went the way they would have liked.

Rebels run off field by Wolfpack

SIOUX RAPIDS — The Sioux Central Rebels were looking for their third win of the season on Friday night when the Western Christian Wolfpack came in for homecoming. The Wolfpack were searching for their fifth win of the season, coming off a 45-0 dominating performance last week against the Sibley-Ocheyedan Generals.

Lakers go 3-1 at NIACC Tournament

MASON CITY — The Iowa Lakes volleyball team traveled to Mason City on Friday for a two day tournament. On Friday the Lakers defeated Ellsworth and NIACC to push their win streak to 10 in a row. They dispatched of the Ellsworth Panthers 3-1 (25-17, 25-9, 20-25, 25-12). In the last match of the evening the Lakers faced off with the Trojans for the third time this year and winning for the third time in those nonconference matchups.

Tigers lose final conference game to Indians

SPIRIT LAKE — Spencer traveled to neighboring Spirit Lake on Tuesday night in hopes to pick up a conference win against the Indians. The girls were looking to bounce back after getting dismantled by the Cherokee-Washington Braves in their last outing.

Rebel boys take 4th at South Central Calhoun

LAKE CITY — Sioux Central traveled down to Lake City Monday to participate in the South Central Calhoun Invitational in cross-country. The Rebel boys have been on an absolute roll, winning their last four events in team scoring, they looked to extend that streak to five.

Laker volleyball pushes win streak to 9

BURLINGTON — The Iowa Lakes Laker volleyball players are living a good life in the volleyball world these days. The Lakers made the six-hour trip to West Burlington, stayed overnight, did some homework, a little shopping, had a late lunch at the Hemphill's Farm and most importantly knocked off the Southeastern Blackhawks in a closely contested ICCAC match before returning home. Iowa Lakes defeated Southeastern CC 3-2 (26-24, 25-23, 23-25, 14-25, 15-9).

Brashear named ILCC interim golf coach

ESTHERVILLE — The Iowa Lakes Community College athletics program welcomes Jack Brashear as he steps up to lead the Lakers golf team. Brashear will be the interim head men’s and women’s golf coach for the upcoming season.

“We’re excited to have Jack as our interim head men’s and women’s golf coach,” athletic director Troy Larson said. “Having played at Iowa Lakes, Jack understands Iowa Lakes and junior college golf.

Season 5 - Episode 8 - SR Triple Option Podcast (10-6-2022) - Click to go to page, then click on audio player

Click on the audio player to listen to this week's SR Triple Option podcast with Randy Cauthron and TJ Murphy.

Seniors ball out: Tigers thump Dodgers on Senior Night

SPENCER — In came the Fort Dodge Dodgers to Dale Norton Field on Friday for the Spencer senior night. The Tigers showed up ready to go to battle their district foe and defend their home turf. Spencer would annihilate the Dodgers in all facets of the game, giving them their fifth straight win to improve to 5-1 on the season. Led by Adrian Carrillo and Riley DeWitt who each had three rushing touchdowns in the big win.

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