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Rebels place 4th at Okoboji Invitational

OKOBOJI — Sioux Central traveled north to Emerald Hills Golf Course on Thursday to compete in the Okoboji Invitational. It was a chance to compete against 10 other schools and see how the Rebels stack up with the rest of the competition.

The Sioux Central boys would finish in fourth place as a team with a score of 121. Falling to Okoboji, Sioux Center and Sibley-Ocheyedan.

Pioneers persist in injury-plagued loss to Generals

OKOBOJI — Okoboji hung with Siouxland Conference rival Sibley-Ocheyedan for three quarters Friday night, but the injury-plagued Pioneers were left undermanned in a 15-6 loss to the Generals in the football home opener in Milford.

Lakers compete at McCook Invite

Iowa Lakes coach Mike Turnbull had a few thoughts going into the 2022-23 season.

Gridiron Glance — Week 2

SPENCER (0-1, 0-0) at MASON CITY (1-0, 0-0) — 7 p.m. Friday

Spencer lost their opening matchup of the 2022 season 27-16 to Spirit Lake, but it’s only the first game, and there’s plenty of season remaining to turn it around. The Tigers will travel more than two hours Friday night to face the River Hawks.

Girls drop all 3 matches at Dutch Invite

ORANGE CITY — On Tuesday the Spencer volleyball girls traveled to MOC-Floyd Valley high school for the annual Dutch Invite, the girls had three contests and lost all three of them.

First up was MOC-Floyd Valley, the girls lost a close first set 21-19, before dropping the second one 21-11. Jada Piercy would lead the girls in assists, with 11. Jerra Merchant recorded 2.5 kills and one block, and eight digs to lead the team.

Girls grab 2nd place finish in Sioux City

SIOUX CITY — The girls swim team traveled down to Sioux City on Tuesday for the Sioux City Pentathalon against Council Bluffs and Sioux City Metro. The girls would finish second in team scoring losing to Sioux City Metro. Brooklyn Ferguson finished the best in the 50-yard freestyle finishing in fourth place with a time of 26.40. Mya Miller wasn’t far behind finishing in sixth place with a time of 26.96. Emily Quanbeck would finish in ninth place with a time of 27.34.

Girls take 1st at Spirit Lake Meet

SPIRIT LAKE — The Spencer cross-country team traveled north on Tuesday to compete against many other schools in the Spirit Lake Meet. Spencer girls earned a first place finish, and boys earned a second place finish in the competition falling to MOC-Floyd Valley in the contest.

Rebels drop 3rd straight match of season

POCAHONTAS — The Lady Rebels traveled to Pocahontas to face their Twin Lakes Conference rival, the Indians. In the best-of-five series, Sioux Central would lose three straight matches to the Indians. In the first match, they would drop 25-12, following with a 25-14 loss, before losing a close third battle, 25-20.

Municipal Golf Morning League Tournament winners

(Back row) First flight: Bonnie Hoover, first place; Anne Rosendahl, second place; Nancy Louscher, third place; (second row) Second flight: Lori Black, first place; Stacy Grover, second, Cindy Evans, third; (front row) Third flight: Arla Kintigh, first; Susan Sanow (absent from picture); Shirley Wheeler, third. (Photo submitted)

Lakers stay undefeated with 3-0 victory over RedTails

SPENCER — The Iowa Lakes Community College Lakers were back home again on Wednesday, this time hosting the Hawkeye Community College RedTails at Spencer Soccer Complex. The Lakers got out to a quick start scoring two of their goals in the first four minutes of the contest, Sofian Maghouz found the back of the net in the second minute of the contest to give the Lakers an early lead. Just a minute after that Jason Dyer found his own score opportunity in the third minute.

3 Lakers named ICCAC Athlete of the Week

Iowa Lakes athletics has three athletes named ICCAC Athlete of the Week to start the fall seasons.



Henry Tolbert — sophomore — forward.

Tigers lose back and forth battle to Indians

SPENCER — Friday marked the kick off of another football season for Iowa High Schools across the state. Neighboring rival Spirit Lake came to town to face the Spencer Tigers. The stands were packed, the energy of northwest Iowa football was back.

Tiger girls win meet after Morey takes first

SPENCER — The Municipal Golf Course in Spencer was the site of the first cross-country meet of the season for the Tiger boys and girls on Thursday.

Rebels lose heartbreaker to Wolverines

SIOUX RAPIDS — Sioux Central hosted their second game of the season against the West Bend Mallard Wolverines on Thursday. The Rebels were looking to rebound after their opening loss to Estherville Lincoln-Central on Tuesday.

Rebels blown out by Wolverines

SIOUX RAPIDS — Sioux Central hosted their first football game of the new season on Friday, when the South O’Brien Wolverines came to town. It was not the start the Rebels were hoping to get, with three minutes remaining in the first quarter, Wolverine wideout Hudson Oolman hauled in a 45-yard touchdown to give South O’Brien the early 7-0 lead. The score would remain the same until the start of the second half.

Lakers win home opener 5-0

SPENCER — Iowa Lakes celebrated their first home game of the season with a 5-0 win over Central Community College-Columbus on Saturday. Iowa Lakes opened the scoring in the seventh minute when Tatsuki Kobayashi got the ball to Henry Tolbert to put in the back of the net. Lewis Nohar scored the next goal, thanks to a easy tap in, set up by Lewis Duncan in the 26th minute of the match. The Lakers took a 2-0 lead going into halftime.

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