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Warriors add to win total

SPENCER, ARMSTRONG — The North Union girls started the week on the right note with a 58- 54 victory over Spencer on Monday and followed it with a 75-35 victory over Eagle Grove on Tuesday’s In Monday’s win over Spencer, the two teams were tied at 50-50 at the end of ...

North Union cruises to second victory

ARMSTRONG — After trailing by five points at the end of the first quarter, 17-12, North Union outscored visiting Eagle Grove 46-18 over the next two periods and cruised to a 72-47 victory for the Warriors’ second win of the season on Tuesday. Gage Madden led the Warriors ...

Newell-Fonda too much for Titan teams

GRAETTINGER — Class 1A No. 2 Newell-Fonda stopped in Graettinger on Tuesday and the Mustang defense suffocated the hosts in the first half, holding Graettinger- Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire to just four points. Newell- Fonda left town with an 84-20 victory. The Mustangs led 29-2 after ...

Top-ranked Garrigan rolls past North Union

ARMSTRONG — Class 1A No. 1 Bishop Garrigan jumped out to a 30-6 first-quarter lead over host North Union on Friday and cruised to a 68-30 victory over the Warriors. Garrigan led 37-12 after a low-scoring second quarter, but picked up the pace to lead 54-18 to start the final ...

ELC crowns three champs at Lakes Tourney

STORM LAKE — Freshmen Austin Hansen and Parker Duitsman along with senior Garrett Paulson all won their first Lakes Conference wrestling titles in their respective weights at the 2021 Lakes Conference Tournament on Friday. Estherville Lincoln Central placed fourth overall in the team ...

Big “D” leads to ELC victory

In Friday’s low-scoring rematch between Estherville Lincoln Central and Spirit Lake, it was appropriate for the game to end on a defensive stop at the buzzer. While Adrian Vaughn’s 3-pointer gave ELC a 37-36 advantage with 18 seconds left, it was Kevin Egeland blocked shot that ...

ELC finds a way to win

Class 3A No. 10 Estherville Lincoln Central completed the regular season sweep of Spirit Lake with a hard-fought 40-29 victory over the Indians. ELC took the lead for good in the first quarter after breaking a 6-6 tie. However, Spirit Lake just wouldn’t go away. The Indians trailed by ...

1A No. 2 Mustangs stroll past 3A No. 10 Midgets

After a grind-it-out game against Spirit Lake the night before, Class 3A No. 10 Estherville Lincoln Central may not have been ready for the change of pace provided by Class 1A No. 2 Newell-Fonda on Saturday. The Mustangs raced out to a 27-6 lead in the first quarter and that was about the ...

GT/RA’s Saul takes first at Pocahontas Tourney

POCAHONTAS — Jordan Saul finished first at 160 pounds, in helping Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire to a third-place finish at the Lynn Moody Tournament hosted by Pocahontas on Saturday. Saul pinned his way through the 160-pound bracket, where he defeated Pocahontas Area’s Ryan ...

Warriors can’t keep pace with Bears

ARMSTRONG — After playing basket for basket against Bishop Garrigan in the first quarter, the Golden Bears created separation over the next two periods to defeat the North Union boys 78-59 on Friday. Garrigan held a slim 22-19 lead after the first 8 minutes, but extended it to 39-30 by ...