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Tigers win 3 of 4 in Spencer Tourney

SPENCER — Adding three wins, brings Spencer to 19-7 (5-2) on the season, the girls are currently sitting in third place in the Lakes Conference behind Estherville and Spirit Lake. The girls will get the chance to play the Indians on Wednesday at Spirit Lake High School at 7 p.m.

The Spencer softball tournament took place over the weekend, the Tigers would play two games Friday followed by two more Saturday.

 

SPENCER 8, SHELDON 4

Tigers win Carroll Kuemper To

CARROLL — The Tigers improved to 12-7 (2-6) after the tournament win, the boys host MOC-Floyd Valley (22-2) Tuesday at Spencer High School at 7 p.m. before traveling north to Spirit Lake High School on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

 

RIDGEVIEW 0, SPENCER 11

No. 2 Mustangs shut Rebels out

PETERSON — Sioux Central dropped to 14-12 (5-3) on the season after splitting a pair of weekend games at the Okoboji Tournament. Tourney actions followed a shutout loss at the hands of second-ranked Newell-Fonda. The Rebels host South O’Brien at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Peterson Brooke Memorial Field, and host Storm Lake St. Mary’s Wednesday, at 7 p.m.

 

NEWELL-FONDA 11, SIOUX CENTRAL 0

Rebels split pair to end week

The Rebels are 13-7 (7-3) after the week, currently in a four-way tie for second place in the Twin Lakes Conference behind leader Alta-Aurelia. Emmetsburg, Newell-Fonda, Pocahontas Area and the Rebels are fighting for that second spot. The boys will host Marcus-Meridan-Cleghorn/Remsen-Union Tuesday, at 5:30 p.m.; before heading to Kingsley-Pierson on Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m., to face the Panthers.

 

NEWELL-FONDA 2, SIOUX CENTRAL 4

Miller 3-Peats

SPENCER — Monday, Spencer Golf and Country Club hosted the seventh annual Northwest Iowa Junior Golf Championship. The boys varsity division featured one of Spencer’s top high school golfers, Kaden Miller, who took top honors for a third straight year. Miller’s 74, 2-over par, would best those in the field.

“I played well the whole round I shot a 37 on the front and a 37 on the back,” Miller said. “I had one bad hole on 15 where I took a double bogey.

Tigers remain game out of Lakes lead

Spencer went 1-1 in Lakes Conference competition this week ahead of the team’s home tournament Friday and Saturday. The Tigers fell to league leader Estherville Monday on the road before returning home Wednesday to rout a young Cherokee squad, ending the game early with no outs in the bottom of the third inning.

 

ESTHERVILLE 5, SPENCER 3

Tough matchups: Tigers drop pair to Lakes top teams

Spencer would fall to 11-7 (2-6) on the season, after dropping a pair to two of the Lakes Conference heirarchy. They are currently fourth in the conference standings behind Estherville, Storm Lake and Cherokee. Spencer will travel to Carroll Kuemper Saturday for tournament action beginning at noon against the Ridge View Raptors.

 

ESTHERVILLE 10, SPENCER 6

Rebels take care of Twin Lakes foe Raiders

SIOUX CENTRAL — Sioux Central improved to 12-10 (4-2) with the two victories this week. The Rebels will travel to Okoboji to face the Pioneers, Saturday, at the Okoboji Softball Tournament, starting at 10 a.m.

 

SIOUX CENTRAL 7, EAST SAC COUNTY 4

The Boys are back in Town

SPENCER — Friday was a special evening for baseball in Spencer. Not only was conference rival Storm Lake Tornadoes in town, but it was also the 25th anniversary celebration of the 1997 Tiger State Championship baseball team.

Pitcher Chad Susie, catcher Chad Huckfelt and teammates Brad Hartzell, Matt Stevenson, Craig Bussel, Luke Jorgenson, Clayton Christensen, Brent Meyer, Zach Neppel and Bryan Lawson were all in attendance to celebrate their accomplishment.

Rebels fall in 2 of 3 over weekend

Sioux Central’s baseball squad fell to 11-6 (5-3) on the season after dropping two of three contests to close out last week. The Rebels will look to get back on track this week, they host Newell-Fonda in a big Twin Lakes Conference matchup Thursday at Peterson Brooke Memorial field at 5:30 p.m.

 

Sioux Central wins 2 of 3 last week

ALTA — Sioux Central’s offense has been contagious throughout the whole team lately, the Rebels had already plated 29 runs total in the two games earlier in the week, they’re offensive momentum didn’t stop, scoring 14 runs in four innings to roll the Alta-Aurelia Warriors 14-1, Wednesday.

The team collected 11 hits, including three by Preslie Peterson, and two by Morgan Christian, Kendra Casey and Bradi Krager. Christian also added a home run in the big victory.

Tigers extend winning streak to 8

EMMETSBURG — The Tigers improve to 14-5 (4-1) on their season, they will host the Cherokee Washington Braves Wednesday at Spencer Senior High School. The Tiger softball team has found their stride offensively, lately they have been mashing the ball, Thursday they traveled to Emmetsburg and their trend continued, racking up 21 hits in the contest and dominating the E-Hawks 13-1, to improve to 13-5 on the season.

Unified Bocce Team takes silver at USA Games

ORLANDO — Spencer was able to send a few athletes earlier this month to the USA Special Olympic games in Orlando, Florida. They would send track athlete Patrick Smith, and a Unified Bocce Team to compete in the games, the team even got a chance to see the wonders of Florida with a one day trip to Disney World.

3 Tigers named to all-state teams

SPENCER — Iowa all-state soccer teams were recently named, three Spencer Tiger athletes were recognized with one of the most prestigious honors as a high school athlete.

For the girls they had two honored, Alexa Johnson received first team honors and Addison Hoben received second team honors.

Laker softball signs Swiggum

Iowa Lakes Community College head softball coach Katie King, announced the signing of Sydnee Swiggum to the 2022-23 recruiting class. She is the daughter of Eric and Christine Swiggum and is a graduate of Mt. Horeb High School in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin.

Tigers blanked by Tornadoes

SPENCER — After defeating Spirit Lake Wednesday, Spencer looked to extend its winning streak against Lakes Conference co-leader, the Storm Lake Tornadoes, Friday.

After allowing a run to cross, the Tigers surrendered three more runs on a costly fielding error in the first put the Tigers in a 4-0 hole which would prove to be the final score.

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