Local Sports
To read full article, click on the headline

(1/30) Fairfield Bowling Teams At Mount Pleasant Saturday


Fairfield is visiting Mount Pleasant in high school bowling Saturday afternoon. There will be JV and varsity competition starting at 1.

(1/30) Basketball Taking Place Tonight And Saturday


The basketball games scheduled in the area tonight feature:
Girl/Boy doubleheaders
Cardinal meeting Holy Trinity in Fort Madison
Davis County visits Clarke
Indianola at Ottumwa
New London travels to Van Buren with both varsity games being braodcast live on FM95.9, Classic 96
Pekin heads to IMS

Boys
Maharishi School hosting Burlington Notre Dame

Saturday
Girl/Boy DH
Sigourney at Pekin

Mens Juco
Marshalltown visiting 13th rated Indian Hills at 7 on the Ottumwa campus

(1/30) Wrestling Schedule


Wrestling tournaments in the area this weekend will feature:
Tonight
Ottumwa varsity at Southeast Polk
Fairfield JV invitational 

Saturday
Southeast Iowa Superconference tournament in Wapello with Cardinal, Pekin and Van Buren among the teams
Fairfield varsity competition including Davis County and the host Trojans

(1/30) Fairfield Sweeps Edward Stone In 8th Grade Boys Basketball


The Fairfield 8th grade boys basketball A team drilled Edward Stone of Burlington 54-31 yesterday. Austin Simpson came through with 24 and points and 13 rebounds. Carson Crile racked up 12 points, 7 boards, 4 assists and 2 steals. Cole Engle grabbed 10 rebounds, provided 4 points and 3 assists. Mark Diers had 5 points and 2 assists. Collin Breen totaled 3 assists and 2 points. Tristan Waugh scored 3. Cooper Drish and Jackson Weaton chipped in 2 points apiece. 

Fairfield took the B game 30-21. Giuseppi Smith netted 11 points. Drish scored 8. Brittain Bowman finished with 4 points. AJ Greiner, Ashton Lankford and Reese Klehm each scored 2.

The Trojans C team won 15-9

(1/30) IWC Basketball Teams Top Spalding


Iowa Wesleyan defeated Spalding University 60-51 in mens basketball last night at Mount Pleasant. The Tigers are 8 and 8 overall including a 4 and 7 conference record.

IWC also knocked off Spalding University 76-68 in the womens game before that at Ruble Arena. The 12 and 6 Tigers have a 9 and 2 record in league play. Iowa Wesleyan will host Blackburn Saturday afternoon with the women playing at 1 followed by a mens game.

(1/30) Fairfield Nips Burlington Notre Dame In JV Girls Basketball


The Fairfield JV girls basketball team got by Burlington Notre Dame 43-41 last evening. Brynna Bowman provided 16 points, 4 rebounds and 3 steals. Ashtyn Drish finished with 14 points, 6 steals, 4 boards and hit the game winning 3 point field goal with 10 seconds left after they fell behind 41-40. Natalie Angstead totaled 5 rebounds and 4 points. Haley Beard had 4 points and 3 steals. Sarah Swanson scored 4 and Brooke McLain added 4 boards.

(1/30) Van Buren Wrestlers Rip Waco


Van Buren hammered Waco 60-6 in varsity wrestling last night. They had pins from Hunter Coffman at 145, 160 Sam Dickinson, Ty Stockwell at 182 and 195 Dakota LaRue. Receiving forfeits were Adam Smith at 106, 120 Jeremy Gorsuch, Colt Crane at 132, 138 Brandon Heisel, Jesse Fuller at 152 and 220 Gabe Tedrow. 

​The Warriors dropped a 45-30 dual with New London. Coffman at 152 and 220 LaRue both had pins. They picked up forfeits to Fuller at 160, 170 Dickinson and Stockwell at 182.

(1/30) Pekin Over Lone Tree In Wrestling


The Pekin varsity wrestling team beat Lone Tree 42-23 last night. Leading the way with pins were 106 pounder Clayton McKim, Keaton Baayen at 132 and heavyweight Michael Hadley. They picked up several forfeits including Clayton Greiner at 120, 126 Drake Harbison, Ethan Cooksey at 160 and 170 Tyler Copeland. 

Pekin lost to Mediapolis 70-12. McKim and 106 and 145 Kaden Baker each won by fall. The Panthers are at Wapello Saturday for the Southeast Iowa Superconference tournament.

(1/30) Fairfield Girls Basketball Team Falls To BND


Fairfield was topped by Class 1A top ranked Burlington Notre Dame 84-66 in varsity girls basketball last night. Sami Firtz came through with 25 points and 9 rebounds. Nicole Buch totaled 20 points, 5 steals and 4 assists. Mikaela Lunsford scored 5 and grabbed 3 boards. Karley Williams had 5 rebounds. Mackenzie Flattery, Taylor Ferrel and Kylie Kurtz each hit a 3 point field goal.

The Trojans were up 9-3 early and 17-14 after the first quarter, fell behind 40-32 at halftime, trailed 56-48 at the end of the 3rd quarter before 5 straight points made it 56-53. The Nikes then pulled away on some of the 11 3 point field goals and many free throws, an area where they converted 21 of 23 on the night. Fairfield is 12 and 5 going into a game at Albia Monday night. Notre Dame now has a record of 17 and 0.

(1/30) Cardinal Downed By Wapello And Louisa-Muscatine In Wrestling


The Cardinal varsity wrestling team came up short 41-34 against Wapello last night. Jonathan Rupe took an 11-2 major decision at 182. The rest of the scoring came from forfeits picked up by 152 pounder Dakota MIller, Tyler Albert at 170, 195 Kavin Johnson, Asa Houston at 220 and heavyweight Will Gonzalez-Tapetillo.

Cardinal was also defeated by Louisa-Muscatine 41-32. Rupe had a 17-10 win at 182. Receiving forfeits were 113 Drayton Hamm, Zach Cox at 120, 125 Dakota McCall and Miller at 152. The Comets travel to Wapello Saturday for the Southeast Iowa Superconference tournament.

(1/29) IHCC Basketball Team Picks Up A Big Road Win Over Iowa Western


Indian Hills topped Iowa Western 102-91 in Region 11 mens junior college basketball last night at Council Bluffs. The 20 and 3 Warriors dropped to number 13 in the Division One national poll this week. They lead the conference with a record of 4 and 1. IHCC will host Marshalltown Saturday night at 7 a team they only nipped 86-85 in a road contest on January 14th.

(1/29) Updated Davis County Girls Basketball Stat Leaders From Albia Game


The Davis County girls rolled to a 57-34 varsity basketball home win over Albia Tuesday night. Kate Birchmier provided 20 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals. Cami Guiter scored 15 and grabbed 7 boards. M'chelle Allen totaled 13 points, 8 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals. Mallory Wells had 6 boards and 4 points. Mason Roberts added 6 rebounds and 3 assists. The 9 and 8 Mustangs visit Clark at Osceola Friday.

(1/29) Ottumwa Girls Basketball Team Comes Up Short At Hoover


Ottumwa was edged 41-37 by Des Moines Hoover in varsity girls basketball last night. Jaylin Carter totaled 13 points and 7 rebounds. Rachel Zingg had 11 boards 6 points and 2 assists. Jami Nickerson finished with 9 points, 4 assists and 4 rebounds. Jada Schrage provided 7 points and 2 steals. Devin Leffler grabbed 6 boards and handed out 3 assists. Kristi Cary added 4 steals and 2 assists. The Bulldogs are 7 and 8 going into a home contest with Indianola Friday.

(1/29) Ottumwa Boys Basketball Stats From Des Moines Hoover Game


The Ottumwa boys basketball team lost 68-34 at Des Moines Hoover Tuesday. Nic Young came through with 13 points and 5 rebounds. Grant Giardino totaled 5 points and 3 assists. Brok Hopwood scored 5 and distributed 2 assists. Noah Boyer had 4 points and 3 boards. Matthew Moreland contributed 2 assists. The 8 and 6 Bulldogs host Indianola Friday night.

(1/29) Rick Heller Honored By IHSBCA


University of Iowa head baseball caoch Rick Heller was named the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association's four-year Coach of the Year at the 47th-annual IHSBCA awards banquet Jan. 17. In his first season Heller led the Hawkeyes to a 30-23 overall record, a Big Ten Tournament berth and conference tournament win. The 30 victories were the most by a first-year head coach in school history and just the third season with at least 30 wins since 1993.

(1/29) Mount Mercy Downed By Grandview In Womens Basketball


The Mount Mercy womens basketball team fell 63-53 in a Midwest Collegiate Conference game with Grandview last night at Des Moines. Van Buren High School graduate Makenzie Zeitler led the Mustangs rebounding with 10, scored 8 and came up with 2 steals. They are now 3 and 3 in the league, 12 and 12 overall. Grandview is 10 and 13 on the season but hasn't lost in 6 conference games.

(1/28) Davis County Boys Basketball Team Gets By Albia


Davis County took a 60-57 varsity boys basketball home win over Albia last night. Jacob Jones and Clay Roberts led the way with 15 points apiece. The 9 and 8 Mustangs play at Clarke of Osceola Friday night.

(1/28) Van Buren Beats Wayne And Moravia In Wrestling


The Van Buren varsity wrestling team rolled over host Wayne 48-24 last night at Corydon. Leading the way with pins were Adam Smith at 106 and 170 Sam Dickinson. They had decisions from Hunter Coffman 6-2 at 145 and 160 Jesse Fuller 10-5. Picking up forfeits included 132 Thayne Runyon, Ty Stockwell at 182, 195 Dakota LaRue, T.J. Rankin at 220 and heavyweight Gabe Tedrow. 

The Warriors knocked off Moravia 52-27. Smith at 106 and 145 Coffman both won by fall. Stockwell took a 16-4 major decision at 182. Receiving forfeits were 152 Kenan Nazli, Fuller at 160, 170 Dickinson, Rankin at 195, 220 LaRue and Tedrow at heavyweight.

Van Buren lost to Central Decatur 47-21

(1/28) Cardinal Girls Basketball Team Nipped At Danville


Cardinal dropped a 47-44 varsity girls basketball road game to Danville last night. The stat leaders are not available at this time. The 7 and 9 Comets play Holy Trinity at Fort Madison Friday.

(1/28) Pekin Edged By Mediapolis In Boys Basketball


The Pekin varsity boys basketball team came up short 42-35 against Mediapolis last night. Keaton Winn provided 14 rebounds, 8 points and 4 steals. Ryan Swanson had 12 boards and 6 points. Brady Donovan added 7 points. The 6 and 9 Panthers travel to IMS Friday night.

(1/28) Van Buren Boys Basketball Team Drops Game To Burlington Notre Dame


Van Buren was defeated at Burlington Notre Dame 70-54 in varsity boys basketball last night. Will Mertens led the way with 16 points. Brandon Plecker scored 11. Brayden Starnes totaled 10 points, Garrett Saunders netted 7 wile Austin Bartholomew and Pedrick Garrett each scored 4. The 10 and 6 Warriors host New London Friday night and it is being broadcast live on Classic 96.

(1/28) Ottumwa Knocked Off In Boys Basketball At Des Moines Hoover


The Ottumwa varsity boys basketball team lost 68-34 at Des Moines Hoover last night. Individual stat leaders are not available at this time. The 8 and 6 Bulldogs host Indianola Friday night.

(1/28) MSAE Boys Baskebtall Team Defeated By Central Lee


Maharishi School fell 76-36 in varsity boys basketball at Central Lee last night. Lalith Pullapantula led the Pioneers with 10 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals. Caleb Mullenneuax scored 9, grabbed 6 boards and distributed 3 assists. Tomas Bousquet added 8 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists. MSAE is 0 and 15 going into a home contest with Burlington Notre Dame Friday night.

(1/28) Cardinal Falls To Danville In Boys Basketball


The Cardinal varsity boys basketball team was topped at Danville 83-34 last night. Kaleb Durflinger scored 10. Sam Pedersen provided 8 points and 2 assists. Nathan Yeager totaled 6 points and 4 rebounds. Cody Streeby pulled down 4 boards and Brandon Potts blocked 2 shots. The 10 and 6 Comets visit Holy Trinity at Fort Madison Friday night.

(1/28) Van Buren Girls Basketball Team Downed At Burlington Notre Dame


Van Buren lost 88-22 in varsity girls basketball at Class 1A top rated Burlington Notre Dame last night. Shayla Filson came through with 15 rebounds and 9 points. Hannah Heiserman totaled 7 boards, 3 assists and 3 points. Grace Thomas had 6 rebounds and 4 points. Taylor Murguia contributed 5 boards and 2 assists. The Warriors leading scorer Kaitlyn Johnson did not play due to an illness. Van Buren is now 7 and 8. They host New London Friday evening at 6 and the game will be broadcast live on Classic 96.

(1/27) Fairfield Beats Davis County In Girls Basketball


The Fairfield varsity girls basketball team pulled away for a 73-48 victory at Davis County last night. Nicole Buch scored 25 including 9 on 3 point field goals and nailing 9 of 10 free throws. She also provided 7 steals and 4 rebounds. Sami Fritz scored 21 with 12 from 3 point shooting, grabbed 7 boards and 3 steals. Karley Williams had 6 points and 4 rebounds. Kylie Kurtz netted 6 points. Mikaela Lunsford finished with 6 boards and 4 points. Taylor Ferrel totaled 5 deflections. The team connected on 23 of 27 free throws. The 12 and 4 Trojans host Class 1A number one ranked Burlington Notre Dame Thursday night.

The Lady Mustangs M'chelle Allen scored 18. Kate Birchmier netted 14 points while Mason Roberts and Mallory Wells each added 6.

(1/27) Fairfield Boys Basketball Team Tops Davis County


Fairfield got by Davis County 60-47 in varsity boys basketball at home last night. Alex Crile racked up 17 points, 5 assists and 3 steals. Jordan Reid totaled 15 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals. Landen Greiner had 12 points, 7 boards and 3 assists. Nick Higgins scored 8, pulled down 6 rebounds and distributed 2 assists. Kolten Webber provided 6 points and 2 assists. Cody Craff chipped in 2 assists. This is the 5 and 10 Trojans 3rd straight win.

Scoring in double figures for Davis County were Clay Roberts with 16 and Jacob Jones 11.

(1/27) Fairfield Knocks Off Davis County In JV Girls Basketball


The Fairfield JV girls basketball team ripped Davis County 48-12 last evening at Bloomfield. Ashtyn Drish scored 12 and picked off 5 stelas. Brynna Bowman totaled 10 points and 4 steals. Sarah Swanson had 10 points. Brooke McLain finished with 6 points and 2 rebounds. Haley Beard contributed 3 steals and 2 boards. Lynsey Finney grabbed 2 steals.

(1/27) Fairfield 7th Grade Girls Basketball A Team Defeats Fort Madison


Fairfield blasted Fort Madison 43-20 in the 7th grade girls basketball A game yesterday. Carly Ferrel came through with 17 points, 8 steals and 4 rebounds. Shay Drish totaled 15 points and 5 steals. Destiny Gridley had 6 points, 4 boards and 3 steals. Darby Kaska scored 3, grabbed 3 rebounds and 2 steals. Rachel Thomas provided 3 boards and Grace Stever added 2. Emily McAvan netted 2 points.

(1/27) Fairfield Hammers Fort Madison In 8th Grade Boys Basketball


The Fairfield 8th grade boys basketball A team took a 50-33 win against Fort Madison yesterday. Austin Simpson totaled 23 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists. Carson Crile finished with 13 points, 5 boards, 3 assists and 2 steals. Tristan Waugh had 9 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals. Collin Breen handed out 5 assists and netted 4 points. Cole Engle scored 5 and was credited with 2 steals. Mark Diers contributed 3 points and Cooper Drish chipped in 2. 

Fairfield rolled in the B contest 39-8. Jackson Weaton provided 9 points. Ashton Lankford scored 8. Giuseppi Smith racked up 7 points. Brittain Bowman and AJ Greiner scored 6 apiece while Reese Klehm had 2 points.

(1/27) Fairfield Middle School Wrestling Winners At Ottumwa


Fairfield, Burlington, Centerville, and Davis County joined the host team in a middle school wrestling meet yesterday at Ottumwa. Trojan double winners with all of them by fall included:
Mason Allen 22 seconds and 1:04
Brad Swanson :32 and 3:00 minutes
Noah Stone 1:08 and 2:27
Taking one match:
Pins
JT Metcalf 37 seconds
and Kosta Pappazglou 3:00 
Major decision
Jonah Cooper 8-0 
Regular decisions
Nickel Iseman and Carter Spalla each 6-0 
Caleb Heisel 9-3 

(1/27) Pekin Falls To Sigourney In Wrestling


The Pekin varsity wrestling team dropped a 39-28 dual at Sigourney last night. They had pins from Clayton McKim at 106, 126 Drake Harbison and Keaton Baayen at 138. The 120 pounder Clayton Greiner racked up a 10-2 major decision while Zach Buller received a forfeit at 132. The Panthers host Lone Tree and Mediapolis Thursday.

(1/27) Logan Angstead Leads Ottumwa In Boys Swimming


Fairfield junior Logan Angstead finished 2nd in the 200 freestyle for the top performance on the Ottumwa boys swim during the CIML Metro Conference tournament last Saturday. He also was 4th in the 100 free and part of the 4th place 200 free relay.

(1/27) MSAE Shut Down By Danville In Boys Basketball


The Maharishi School varsity boys basketball team lost to Danville 94-10 last night. Tomas Bousquet provided 4 points and 4 rebounds. David Wadsworth scored 4 and Caleb Mullenneuax contributed 3 boards. The 0 and 14 Pioneers visit Central Lee tonight.

(1/27) Children Welcome To Participate In Fairfield Biddyball Program


Biddyball is being held the next 2 Sunday afternoons from 1 until 2 in the Pence Elementary gym on South 6th Street in Fairfield. The program is for any boy or girl from K through 2nd grade featuring high school boys and girls coaches and players teaching basketball fundamentals. The fee is 25 dollars a person with a 5 dollar discount for Little Trojan members. 

(1/27) Trojans Versus cancer Is Next Tuesday


The annual Trojans versus cancer night sponsored by the Trojan Booster Club and Community 1st Credit Union will take place Tuesday February 3rd when the Fairfield High School varsity basketball teams host Centerville. The FHS Student Council is having a soup supper starting at 5 in the commons where a kiddie carnival is also being held. A coloring contest, duck toss and 48 second drill fundraiser are other activities planned that night. Special shirts priced at 10 dollars can be ordered online through Wednesday January 28th at http://fairfieldlineinc.com/collections/trojans-vs-cancer. You can pick them up in the Activities Office Monday February 2nd.

One dollar from each paid admission is donated to the event and the money raised stays within Iowa

(1/26) Cardinal Girls Basketball Team Beats Harmony


Cardinal ran away from Harmony 76-26 in varsity girls basketball at home on Friday night. Danae Moses went 8 of 15 on 3 point field goals scoring 26 and grabbed 4 rebounds. That is a single game school record on treys. Delaney Ridgway came through with 18 points, 8 boards, 4 steals and 2 assists. Jessie McElderry had 8 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals. Sarah Schmidt totaled 8 points and 4 steals. Kaylie Blunt scored 7. Lexi Fullenkamp provided 6 assists, 6 points and a pair of steals. Ryley McElderry added 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals. The 7 and 8 Comets head to Danville tomorrow night.

(1/26) Pekin Rolls Over Highland In Girls Basketball


The Pekin varsity girls basketball team drilled Highland 73-51 Friday night. Gwynne Wright finished with 18 points, 3 steals and 2 assists. Beth Atwood provided 17 rebounds, 11 points and 4 assists. Maci Gambell scored 16 and pulled down 8 boards. Sloan Reighard had 11 points, 8 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals. McKenna Gambell totaled 10 points, 6 boards and 4 steals. Cassidy Tolle contributed 3 steals. The 14 and 2 Panthers are off until a road game against IMS Friday night.

(1/26) Cardinal Boys Basketball Squad Rips Harmony


Cardinal blasted Harmony 77-47 in varsity boys basketball Friday night. Brandon Potts provided 14 points, 8 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 assists. Cody Streeby scored 14, grabbed 4 boards and handed out 3 assists. Sam Pedersen had 13 points and 3 assists. Kaleb Durflinger racked up 10 points, 7 rebounds and blocked 2 shots. Nathan Yeager scored 7, distributed 2 assists and was credited with 2 steals. Chase Courtney totaled 5 steals, 4 points and 3 assists. Trenten Goodell had 4 points and a pair of assists. Zack Steele added 2 assists. The 10 and 5 Comets visit Danville tomorrow night.

(1/26) Fairfield Defeats Washington In Girls Basketball


The Fairfield varsity girls basketball team won at Washington 41-28 Friday night. Nicole Buch totaled 14 deflections, 8 points and 6 steals. Kylie Kurtz finished with 9 points, 6 deflections, 3 assists and 2 steals. Sami Fritz scored 8 and grabbed 7 rebounds. Molly Ryan had 8 boards and 4 points. Mackenzie Flattery scored 6. Taylor Ferrel distributed 3 assists. Mikaela Lunsford and Karley Williams added 3 rebounds apiece. The Trojans now top the league with a 5 and 1 record after Mount Pleasant got by Keokuk 49-40 on the road Friday leaving both in a 2nd place tie at 4 and 2.

Fairfield is 11 and 4 overall. They travel to Davis County tonight and the game will be broadcast live on 1570/KMCD.

(1/26) Van Buren Boys Take Basketball Win At West Burlington


Van Buren topped West Burlington 85-65 in varsity boys basketball Friday night. Will Mertens poured in 37 points. Garrett Saunders scored 20. Pedrick Garrett netted 16 points and Brandon Plecker contrbuted 10. The 10 and 5 Warriors play at Burlington Notre Dame tomorrow night.

(1/26) Fairfield Nips Washington In Boys Basketball


The Fairfield varsity boys basketball team picked up a 44-42 Southeast Conference win at Washington Friday night. Kolten Webber came through with 11 points and 9 rebounds. Landen Greiner totaled 10 points, 6 boards and 2 assists. Alex Crile provided 9 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Jordan Reid had 8 points, 5 boards, 4 assists and 2 steals. Nathan Davidson handed out 2 assists and Dante Cingire hit a 3 point field goal in his first varsity game with the Trojans. They are now 4 and 10 on the season. Fairfield is hosting Davis County tonight.

(1/26) Van Buren Girls Basketball Team Knocks Off West Burlington


Van Buren defeated West Burlington 44-32 in varsity girls basketball Friday night, breaking away from a 22 all tie at halftime. Kaitlyn Johnson provided 13 points, 5 assists, 5 rebounds and 3 steals. Shayla Filson had 13 boards, 4 points and 2 assists. Jenna Thornburg scored 10 and picked off 3 steals. Hannah Heiserman totaled 8 points and 8 rebounds. Grace Thomas finished with 7 boards, 6 points and 2 steals. Taylor Murguia added 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals. The 7 and 8 Warriors head to Class 1A top ranked Burlington Notre Dame tomorrow night.

(1/26) Ottumwa Gets By Lincoln In Girls Basketball


The Ottumwa varsity girls basketball team took a 46-35 win at Des Moines Lincoln Friday night. Rachel Zingg led the way with 17 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 blocks. Jami Nickerson scored 11. Devin Leffler totaled 8 points and 7 boards. Kristi Cary had 6 assists and 3 steals. Jada Schrage contributed 5 rebounds, 4 points and 2 steals. The 7 and 7 Bulldogs visit Des Moines Hoover tomorrow night.

(1/26) IWC Womens Basketball Team Tops Greenville


Iowa Wesleyan downed Greenville 72-63 in womens college basketball on the road Saturday afternoon. The Tigers are 11 and 6 overall, 8 and 2 in the conference. They host a big league contest against Spalding University Thursday evening at 6, a team that beat IWC 59-35 on January 10th in Kentucky.

(1/26) Fairfield And Van Buren Wrestling Highlights From the Weekend


The Fairfield varsity wrestlers were in the Clinton tournament Saturday and got a 2nd from Bryce Lunsford at 182 while 195 pounder Michael Fritz took 3rd. The Trojans finished 14th of 20 teams scoring 89. Dubuque Hempstead won the championship totaling 219 and a half points.

Van Buren 182 pounder Ty Stockwell took 2nd in the Rich Gray Classic varsity wrestling competition at Interstate 35 High School Saturday. Jesse Fuller was 5th at 152 winning 4 of 5 matches. Their 160 pounder Sam Dickinson and Dakota LaRue at 195 both were 6th. The Warriors took 12th of 16 as a team scoring 54 and a half. Southeast Warren finished first with 198 points.

(1/26) Cardinal Wrestling Team Has A Pair Of 4ths At Interstate 35 Meet


Dakota Miller at 152 and 170 pounder Trevor Albert of Cardinal both finished 4th in the Rich Gray varsity wrestling tournament hosted by Interstate 35 High School Saturday at Truro. Jonathan Rupe added a 6th at 182. They ended up 16th as team totaling 47 points.

(1/26) Fairfield Competes At Keokuk In Middle School Wrestling


The Fairfield Middle School wrestling team joined Burlington, Mount Pleasant and host Keokuk for a meet Friday. Double winners with all of them by fall included:
Noah Stone 50 and 51 seconds
Brad Swanson 1:06 and 1:21
Caleb Heisel 1:04 and 2:57

Getting one pin were:
Kosta Pappazglou 57 seconds
Mason Allen 1:08
JT Metcalf 1:57
Erik Kaska 2:34
Racking  up a 10-1 major decision was Miles Gerleman

(1/26) Davis County Boys Basketball Team Comes Up Short Against Knoxville


Davis County was nipped at Knoxville 66-63 in varsity boys basketball Friday night. The individual stat leaders have not been listed yet. The 8 and 7 Mustangs travel to Fairfield tonight.

(1/26) Fairfield Girls Bowling Highlights


The Fairfield varsity girls bowling team was at home Saturday afternoon facing Knoxville and Keokuk. Top individual performances featured Shannon Morrissey 201 and 175, Hunter Hartman 184 and 154, Sara Trent 170 and 161, Madelyn Swan 159 and Kylee Marlay a 153. In JV competition Jami Nelson had games of 167 and 141. Ryan Pate added 162 and 159 games.

Fairfield got by Knoxville 2496-2469 but came up short against the 2721 from Keokuk.

(1/26) Fairfield Boys Bowling Results


Fairfield hosted Keokuk and Knoxville in boys bowling Saturday. Cody Craff and Eric Swan each had 200 and 184 games. Other top individual scores were Kyle Ruckman 193 and 162, Andrew Chatfield 191 and 161 plus Brayden Miller 176. They also had baker games of 224, 202 and 190. Bradyen Fishel paced the JV with 198 and 150 scores. Logan Stark rolled 187 and 169 while Cameron Jackson had a pair of 156 games. Knoxville was the top team totaling 2852, Keokuk scored 2772 and the Trojans had a  2760.

(1/26) IHCC Drops Basketball Game To Northeast Nebraska & IWC Men Are Defeated


The 9th ranked Indian Hills basketball team was upset 134-128 in overtime by Northeast Nebraska Community College Saturday night on the Ottumwa campus which ended a 39 game home winning streak. They now share first place in the conference at 3 and 1. The 19 and 3 Warriors visit Iowa Western Wednesday night at 7. The Reivers and Southeastern are right behind the co-leaders at 2 and 2 after Iowa Western hammered the Blackhawks 73-54 Saturday night.

Iowa Wesleyan was ripped at Greenville College 87-58 in mens basketball Saturday afternoon. The Tigers are 7 and 8 overall including a 3 and 7 conference record. They host Spalding University Thursday night at 8, a team that beat IWC 64-51 on January 10th in Kentucky.

(1/26) Ottumwa Boys Basketball Team Knocked Off At Lincoln


Ottumwa came up short 63-55 in varsity boys basketball at Des Moines Lincoln Friday night. Nic Young totaled 21 points, 10 rebounds and blocked 2 shots. Brok Hopwood finished with 12 points, 7 boards, 2 assists and 2 steals. Matthew Moreland had 7 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists. Grant Giardino scored 7. Aaron Roane added 6 boards, 4 points and 2 assists. The 8 and 5 Bulldogs travel to Des Moines Hoover tomorrow.

(1/26) Fairfield Topped In In JV Girls Basketball With Washington


The Fairfield JV girls basketball team was downed 40-27 at Washington Friday evening. Ashtyn Drish provided 10 points, 6 rebounds and 2 steals. Brynna Bowman netted 7 points. Sarah Swanson had 5 boards and 2 steals. Amiah Neff grabbed 4 rebounds. They visit Davis County today starting at 4:45.

(1/26) Pekin Boys Basketball Team Topped At Highland


Pekin fell to Highland 53-34 in a varsity boys basketball road contest Friday night. Keaton Winn came through with 15 points and 14 rebounds. Ryan Swanson racked up 9 boards and 8 points. Cole Reighard had 8 points and 6 rebounds. The 6 and 8 Panthers host Mediapolis tomorrow night.

(1/26) Davis County Defeated By Knoxville In Girls Basketball


The Davis County varsity girls basketball team lost 75-49 at Knoxville Friday night. Individual stat leaders are not available at this time. The 8 and 7 Mustangs host Fairfield tonight.

(1/26) Maharishi School Boys Basketball Team Downed By Holy Trinity


Maharishi School dropped a 72-21 varsity boys basketball game to Holy Trinity Friday night at Fort Madison. Lalith Pullapantula scored 6. Leo Han pulled down 6 rebounds. Bimba Shrestha had 5 points. Nathaniel Zhu netted 4 points. David Wadsworth contributed 4 rebounds and blocked 2 shots. The 0 and 13 Pioneers visit Central Lee tomorrow.

(1/19) Pekin Gets By L-M In Boys Basketball


The Pekin varsity boys basketball team knocked off Louisa-Muscatine 55-48 Friday night. Ryan Swanson finished with 16 points and 5 rebounds. Brady Donovan scored 14 with most of them from 3 point field goals after hitting 4 straight during the 1st quarter. Keaton Winn provided 10 points, 4 boards and 3 steals. Christian Wittrock added 7 assists and 4 steals. Pekin is 5 and 7 going into a home game against Columbus Junction tomorrow night.