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Area basketball round-up Warrior girls win with ease By David Swartz Managing Editor ARMSTRONG — The North Union girls had little trouble with back-to-back games to start the week, defeating Northwood-Kensett 58-16 on Monday followed by a 68-19 win over Belmond-Klemme on Tuesday. In ...

Titans edge Warriors in area matchup

GRAETTINGER — Area teams Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire and North Union met on the mat in dual competition for the first time this season, as the Titans also hosted Northwood-Kensett and West Bend-Mallard on Tuesday. In the matchup between GT/RA and North Union, each weight was ...

Hansen, Paulson lead Midgets at E’Hawk Tourney

EMMETSBURG — Austin Hansen and Garrett Paulson both posted a 3-0 record in helping Estherville Lincoln Central post a 2-1 dual record at the Bob Roethler Dual Tournament in Emmetsburg on Saturday. The Midgets lost 57-18 to host Emmetsburg, but won 46-24 over Storm Lake and 46-22 over ...

Indians eke out win over Midgets

SPIRIT LAKE — In a key Lakes Conference double dual on Thursday, Estherville Lincoln Central and Spirit Lake Park met in a doozy of a nightcap. When the dust settled the two teams were tied at 39-39. However, the Indians had the edge on criteria giving up just one forfeit to ELC’s ...

Currans perfect in Thursday quadrangular

POCAHONTAS — Cormick Currans was the lone Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire wrestler to post a 3-0 record at a quadrangular meet in Pocahontas on Thursday. Wrestling at 152 pounds, Currans had three pins on the night. The Titans couldn’t match up in the duals, as they lost 54-24 to ...

Warriors’ Kruse racks up the wins and pins

SWEA CITY — North Union senior Trevor Kruse continued to rack up the wins on Thursday with three in a quadrangular meet in Swea City. Kruse (195/220) recorded a pair of pins and received a forfeit. He had the Warriors lone win against Lake Mills, needing just 16 seconds to pin Charles ...

Basketball roundup – No. 8 Eagles too strong for Warriors

BRITT — Playing their third tough opponent to end the week, the North Union girls’ best effort wasn’t quite enough in a 56-35 loss to Class 1A No. 8 West Hancock (4-0) on Friday. The Warriors trailed just 14-12 after one quarter, but the Eagles pulled away over the next two periods, ...

Midget wrestlers tie with Spirit Lake, then Indians pick up win by criteria

The ELC Midgets lost a hard fought dual to Spirit Lake Park at Spirit Lake. The match was tied 39-39 at the end of the dual, with SLP taking the win off of criteria (least amount of forfeits). Earlier in the evening, ELC beat Western Christian 66-18, with the Wolfpack also falling to SLP. See ...

ELC wins on Wolfpack home floor

HULL — While Estherville Lincoln Central and Western Christian have split regular season contests the last two years, the Midgets hadn’t won on the Wolfpack’s home floor until Tuesday. ELC pulled away from the hosts after the teams were tied 21-21 at halftime, defeating Western ...

ELC holds back tough NU team

ARMSTRONG — While the Estherville Lincoln Central girls never trailed after the first quarter, North Union never backed down. The Warriors trailed by as many as 14 points in the third quarter, but trailed by just six, 45-39, with 7 minutes left in the game. However, the Midgets made the ...