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Tigers dominate 1st home meet at Spencer YMCA

SPENCER — For the first time all season, the Spencer girls swimming team got to host a meet at the local Spencer YMCA on Tuesday. Visiting Carroll and Atlantic were the only teams apart of the competition. The Tigers would pull out the win in the double dual, defeating Carroll 59-35, and dominating Atlantic 78-9, Carroll would win their dual over the Atlantic Trojans 72-12.

Tigers defeat Tornadoes on Tuesday

STORM LAKE — Spencer traveled south down Highway 71 on Tuesday to begin the final week of their regular season. The Tornadoes have been struggling all season sitting at a 3-16 record, Spencer came in with a 6-19 record. It was a thrilling five-game match, Spencer took the first set 25-18, before Storm Lake bounced back and won 25-21.

Girls take 2nd at Algona on Monday

ALGONA — Spencer traveled east on Monday to compete against runners from 20 other schools, not every team had enough to fill out a team, but there were still participants from those schools. Clear Lake, Okoboji, Spirit Lake, Estherville Lincoln-Central, Emmetsburg and Fort Dodge to name a few.

Rebels drop match to Emmetsburg

SIOUX RAPIDS — The Rebels hosted neighboring rival Emmetsburg on Tuesday night for a showdown with the E-Hawks. It was a Twin Lakes conference matchup near the end of the season. Sioux Central unfortunately wouldn’t fare well losing in three straight matches and falling to 3-9 on the season. 19 errors were a big reason why the Rebels fell short of the win.

Rebel boys take 1st at Alta-Aurelia

ALTA — The Sioux Central Rebels cross-country team fared pretty well on Monday night when they traveled to Alta Golf and Country Club to compete against several other teams. For the boys it was a first place finish on the night, for the girls it was still a top five finish, placing fifth in the competition.

Lakers sweep at Ellsworth

ELLSWORTH, Minn. — The Iowa Lakes Lakers volleyball squad traveled to Iowa Falls on Wednesday night and swept Ellsworth. In what should prove to be a Region 11 playoff position clinching win, Iowa Lakes swept the Panthers 3-0 (25-18, 25-11, 25-22). The Lakers are now 3-2 in the ICCAC and 13-16 overall.

Coach Mike Turnbull was relieved to pick up the win.

ILCC men defeat Iowa Central, 1-0

Iowa Lakes hosted Iowa Central Wednesday, defeating the Tritons 1-0. It was a lone goal from freshman defender Matheus Loreto (above) giving the Lakers the victory. Loreto got on the end of a cross from Lewis Duncan and headed it home. Iowa Lakes is not 2-1 in conference play at 9-2 on the season. The Lakers travel to Marshalltown on Saturday for their fourth conference match of the season, kicking off at 1 p.m. (Photo submitted)

Gridiron Glance — Week 6

FORT DODGE (2-3, 0-1) at SPENCER (4-1, 1-0) — 7 p.m. Friday

Coming off a big homecoming victory over Denison-Schleswig, Spencer hosts their final home game of the regular season. Senior night takes place Friday at Dale Norton Field when the Tigers host the Fort Dodge Dodgers. Spencer now sits at 4-1 after winning four straight games. The Dodgers come in at 2-3 after getting manhandled by the Webster City Lynx last game.

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Homecoming celebration

SPENCER — Enjoying a three-game winning streak, Spencer welcomed homecoming as the Tigers hosted the Denison-Schleswig Monarchs. Defense and greatly-timed offensive execution led the way for the Tigers, as they would dominate the ground game, and shutdown the Monarch attack for most of the game.

Tigers win one over Le Mars in Spencer Invite

SPENCER — The annual Spencer Volleyball Invitational took place over the weekend on Saturday. Spencer and others such as Humboldt, Mason City, West Lyon, Central Lyon and Le Mars. The Tigers first had the Central Lyon Lions, the girls would lose the first match 21-17. They would win the second match before losing the third and final match 15-10. Jada Piercy led the way in assists with 12, Jerra Merchant led the team in digs with nine.

Tigers lose thriller to Estherville on Thursday

Before having their Spencer Invite on Saturday, the Tigers had the Estherville Lincoln-Central Midgets on Thursday. The girls started out dominant in the first set defeating Estherville, 25-12. The Midgets would battle back in the second set but Spencer would still prevail winning 25-21.

Tiger girls finish in 2nd at Sioux Center, boys 6th

SIOUX CENTER — On Thursday, the Spencer girls and boys cross-country team traveled to Sioux Center to compete against many different schools. For the girls they got started running first at the competition. Finishing in first place was Madison Brouwer from Sibley-Ocheyedan, who clocked a time of 18:21.39.

Sioux Central downed by Raptors, 29-15

RIDGE VIEW — After defeating the Sibley-Ocheyedan Generals on Sept. 16, Sioux Central had to hit the road and face the Ridge View Raptors. Both teams had won two of their last three games and they both sat at 2-2 on the young season.

Lakers defeat Ellsworth, 476-444

ACKLEY — The Lakers traveled to Ackley Saturday for an ICCAC Trap Shoot versus Ellsworth. The Lakers improved their record to two wins and one loss in the Western Division of the ICCAC Conference. The Lakers’ 476x500 was 11 targets better than last Saturday against NCC. The Iowa Lakes top 5 team was comprised of Wyatt Schwenker 96, Logan Studer 95, Hunter Thilges 95, Chase Young 95 and Mackenzie Schnetzer 95.

Pioneers suffer loss on homecoming night

MILFORD — Okoboji fell behind early and could never quite find its footing in a loss to Unity Christian on homecoming night in Milford. The Knights jumped out to a 21-0 first-quarter lead in a 42-6 win over the Pioneers on Friday, Sept. 23.

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