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Rebels set 19 personal records in Alta

ALTA — The Sioux Central girls track team put together their best performance of the season on Monday. The team dominated the meet, winning 13 events as a unit and scoring 230 total points.

Rebels split early week meets

PRIMGHAR — The Sioux Central girls golf team got some early competition in the week, taking on Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire and South O’Brien. The girls would defeat the Titans via forfeit on Monday and lose their meet by just seven strokes to the Wolverines on Tuesday.

For the girls, Kendra Casey led the way with a 39 for Sioux Central against South O’Brien, earning medalist honors. The girls lost their meeting, 222 to 215.

Sioux Central boys finish second in Alta

ALTA — Sioux Central traveled to compete in the Alta-Aurelia Warrior Coed Track Meet on Monday. The boys finished in second place with 149 team points, 44 behind first place in MMCRU.

"We had multiple good performances from our relay squads," head coach Jeff Tifenthaler said. “Our field events are getting stronger and will continue to improve for us. For us to grab six wins in competitions is great. We had great performances throughout the whole team."

Rebels drop both meets

PAULLINA — On Tuesday, the Rebels traveled to face South O’Brien on the golf course. The boys would drop the meet to the Wolverines by 34 strokes. South O’Brien carded a 172 as a team, led by David Bottjen with a 39 and Derek Paulsen with a 42. Boden Bright put together the best performance for Sioux Central, carding a 45 in his nine holes of work. The Rebels would score 206 as a team.

Laker softball sweep Southeast on diamond

The Iowa Lakes Community College Softball team earned themselves a sweep on their third day in a row playing. The Lakers beat Southeast Community College 11-2 in five innings and then 11-8 to in game two. The Lakers are now 30-16 overall and 11-13 in conference.


GAME 1: 11 (ILCC), 2 (CCC) 5 innings

Lakers stun No. 16 Trojans

The Iowa Lakes Community College Softball team split on their final day against North Iowa Area Community College. The Lakers won game one 10-0 in five innings and then lost game two 10-0. The Lakers are now 28-16 overall and 11-13 in conference.


GAME 1: 10 (ILCC), 0 (NIACC) 5 innings

Spencer archery sends 4 kids to nationals

SPENCER — Four Spencer archers are getting the chance to compete in Sandy, Utah, at the U.S. Western National Tournament on April 28-29. Andrayis Fire Cloud and Lilly Harrington will be representing Spencer Middle School. Fire Cloud will compete in the 3D competition, while Harrington will be in Bullseye. Caitlynn Barr and Fiona Bovee will be going from Sacred Heart; both of them will be competing in Bullseye.

Tigers compete at Sioux City East

SIOUX CITY — It was a quiet day for sports in Spencer on Thursday. The rain washed away all the home games on the schedule. The Spencer girls track team was the only girls team in action, traveling to Sioux City to compete in the Bob Guhin East Invite. The meet took place at Olsen Stadium at Morningside University. Team scores were not kept in the event.

Tigers suffer heartbreaking defeat to Crusaders

SPENCER — It was not the greatest conditions on Friday for a matchup between two northwest Iowa girls soccer powerhouses at the Spencer Soccer Complex. After bits of snow in the first part, the sun stayed out to shine the rest of the way. Bishop Heelan came to town to face the Tigers in a showdown.

Tigers compete at Sioux City East

SIOUX CITY — Spencer traveled to Sioux City on Thursday, competing at the Sioux City East Relays. The Tigers took two wins on the night, winning the 4x800-meter relay and the 4x110-meter shuttle hurdle competitions.

Pair of Lakers earn NJCAA All-American recognition

Jeremiah Burke

Cauthron to wrestle at Northwestern

SPENCER — On Thursday, Tiger senior Gabe Cauthron made his decision to take the next step in his academic and wrestling career. Cauthron has decided that he will become a Red Raider at the University of Northwestern.

Cauthron was asked why he decided to attend Northwestern.

Outdoors: Earth Day ― saving the Earth one small step at a time

Figuring out what you can do to help the planet can seem overwhelming. But there are many ways you can help ― at home, in your neighborhood or at your favorite lake, state park or wild area. Wherever you celebrate, the Department of Natural Resources' Earth Day webpage has many ideas.

Outdoors: Stay safe paddling this spring

Early spring paddling can provide solitude, exercise and an opportunity to see amazing wildlife, but extra precautions are needed to stay safe.

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources recommends that paddlers wait for warmer weather to allow the water temperatures to rise slowly. It could be several weeks before water temperatures are ideal and safe as water and air temperatures continue to change.

Outdoors: MyCatch statewide challenge a unique opportunity to expand walleye collection data

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is partnering for a second year with MyCatch by Angler’s Atlas to conduct a statewide walleye fishing challenge starting May 1 through June 30. The Iowa Chapter of the American Fisheries Society has joined as a research partner for the 2023 challenge. The Iowa Walleye Challenge uses the MyCatch mobile app to record the length of a fish.

Outdoors: Looking forward to fishing

For the past couple of months I’ve been thinking about where I hope to go fishing this spring, summer, and fall. It’s always fun to visit new areas, but I also like to return to areas where I’ve been before. Following are some areas that I’ve enjoyed and that an angler might want to consider visiting.

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