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(2/24) Fairfield Basketball Players Receive Conference All-Academic Recognition

The members of Fairfield basketball teams earning Southeast Conference All-Academic honors include:
Boys (both juniors)
Aaron Haines
and James Lyman

Brynna Bowman
Jenna Crile (manager)
Sami Fritz
Kailey Kaska
Kylie Kurtz
and Mikaela Lunsford
Nicole Buch

(2/24) Fairfield 7th Grade Girls Basketball Team Rips Ottumwa

Fairfield hammered Ottumwa 45-10 in the 7th grade girls basketball A game yesterday. Danielle Breen provided 18 points and 7 steals. Hannah Simpson racked up 12 points, 7 steals and 5 rebounds. Anna Dunlap totaled 6 points and 3 steals. Malory Lyon finished with 5 steals. Delaney Breen had 4 boards, 4 points and 2 steals. Brynley Allison picked off 3 steals and netted 2 points. Jenna Norris scored 2. They end the season 12 and 0.

The Trojans B squad blanked Ottumwa 12-0. Dunlap grabbed 4 rebounds. Jayden Burke totaled 3 boards, 3 points and 3 steals. Norris came through with 2 points and 2 steals. Hannah Bergren, Allison and Lyon added 2 points apiece. They also were undefeated through all 12 games.

(2/24) Mount Pleasant Tops Fort Madison

The Mount Pleasant varsity boys basketball team took a 62-51 Class 3A district final home game over Fort Madison last night. They trailed by 12 during the 2nd quarter and were still down 32-26 at halftime. The 21 and 2 Panthers face 15 and 8 Oskaloosa Monday night at Fairfield with the winner advancing to state. The Indians got by Knoxville 64-56 last night at Osky.

Class 1A boys district championship basketball last night featured:
New London 51 Danville 38
Lisbon 64 IMS 59

(2/24) Cardinal Baseball And Softball Registration Taking Place

Any boy or girl ages 7 through 12 living at Agency, Batavia or Eldon cane sign up for baseball and softball from 5:30 to 7:30 this evening or Tuesday at the Cardinal Elementary Safe Room. The fee is 45 dollars per child. A medical release form is reuiring insurance information must be completed. Any parent wanting to help that has not been a volunteer before will need to bring their driver's license. 

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(2/23) Fairfield Players Sami Fritz And Nicole Buch Honored By SEC

The Southeast Conference girls basketball coaches selected senior Sami Fritz and junior Nicole Buch of Fairfield as Co Most Valuable Players for the season that just ended. Joining them on the 1st Team are senior Mackenzie Pezley and junior Michaela Davis of Keokuk along with senior Sarah Moffett and junior Kaylyn Batey from Mount Pleasant.

Trojan seniors named to the 2nd Team include Kylie Kurtz and Mikaela Lunsford. Another Fairfield senior getting Honorable Mention was Brooke McLain. They went 8 and 0 in the league.

(2/23) Fairfield 7th Grade Girls Basketball Team Defeats Edward Stone

Fairfield rolled over Edward Stone of Burlington 36-14 in the 7th grade girls basketball A game Tuesday. Hannah Simpson provided 15 points, 12 rebounds and 2 steals. Danielle Breen finished with 10 points, 7 boards and 6 steals. Delaney Breen totaled 9 points and 5 steals. Malory Lyon grabbed 8 rebounds. Brynley Allison had 6 boards. Anna Dunlap contributed 5 rebounds, 3 steals and 2 points.

The B teams played one quarter with Fairfield coming out on top 6-3. Jenna Norris, Allison and Lyon each scored 2.

(2/23) SEISC Girls Basketball All-Conference Selections Announced

The area girls named 1st Team All-Conference basketball players by the Southeast Iowa Super Conference coaches include:
South Division
Van Buren freshmen
Madi Bartholomew
and Taryn Scheuermann

North Division from Pekin
Junior Maci Gambell

Matt Zeitler of Van Buren was voted as the South Coach of the Year while Pekin's Davis Eidahl got that honor for the North

Making 2nd Team

(2/22) Ottumwa Girls Bowling Team Wins State Title

Ottumwa took the Class 2A girls state bowling championship yesterday with a 3010 at Plaza Lanes in Des Moines. Freshman Jennifer Goodman turned in the highest game of 268 and combined with a 191 scored 459 which was the 2nd best individual series. Junior Makayla Martshcing rolled 226 and 169 games. Junior Carin Davidson had 212 and 188 scores. Freshman Anna Wetrich turned in games of 192 and 165. Freshman McKinna Haines had a 184. Junior Kayla Davidson rounded out the team rolling 180 and 163 scores. Baker games included 257, 225, 215, 198 and 161.

Waterloo East was 2nd at 2989. Keokuk finished 4th scoring 2705 led by the top individual series of 470 by Kaitlyn Moore with a pair of 235 games.

(2/22) Ottumwa 4th In Boys State Bowling

The Ottumwa varsity boys bowling team ended up 4th during the Class 2A state tournament yesterday at Des Moines. The 3056 included:
Freshman Jaxson Coble 8th best series of 437 with games of  229 and 208
Senior Trevor Harp scores of 245 and 157
Sophomore Trinity Frederick 233 and 183
Freshman Dawson Green 205 and 179
Senior Tyler Cramblit 201 and 178
Baker scores of 224, a pair of 215's, 193 ad 191
Junior Dylan Clark rolled 185 and 177 games but that turned out to be the low series that was dropped.
Urbandale finished 1st with 3395. Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson was 2nd at 3093 while 3rd place

(2/22) IHCC Basketball Team Defeats Moberly

Number 16 Indian  Hills got by 14th rated Moberly 56-48 in mens junior college basketball on the road last night. The Warriors end the regular season 26 and 4 with 10 straight wins. They begin the Region 11 tournament hosting a semifinal game next Wednesday at 7 facing the winner of the game Monday that has Southeastern traveling to Marshalltown.

(2/22) Keokuk Topped In Girls Basketball Against Marion

The Keokuk High School varsity girls basketball team lost the 5A regional final game 46-39 at top ranked Marion last night. The 22 and 1 Indians advance to the state tournament next week. The Chiefs finish the season 16 and 7.

Boys district basketball scores around Southeast Iowa last night featured:
Class 1A 
Danville 70 Keota 61
New London 70 Burlington Notre Dame 49
Class 2A
Highland 74 Central Lee 56
Pella Christian 69 Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 43

(2/7) Pekin Wrestling Highlights

The Pekin varsity wrestling team had 132 pounder Zach Hammes and Drake Harbison at 145 win Class 1A sectional titles at Sigourney Saturday. Joining them at the Pleasantville district this Saturday after finishing 2nd at 152 is Kaden Baker. The Panthers were 5th of 8 overall scoring 118. Host Sigourney-Keota took 1st with 225 and Pleasantville ended up 2nd at 141 and a half.

(1/27) Davis County Falls To Albia In Girls Basketball

The Davis County varsity girls basketball team was knocked off by Albia 47-34 on Tuesday night. M'chelle Allen proivded 14 points, 9 steals, 7 rebounds and 3 assists. Shelby Clark finished with 9 boards and 5 points. Bailea Yahnke grabbed 8 rebounds. Kali Rudd scored 6. Rebekah Settles totaled 5 boards, 5 points and blocked 4 shots. Hannah Schooley handed out 2 assists.

(1/13) Ottumwa Girls Basketball Team Falls At Des Moines East

Ottumwa lost to Des Moines East 69-45 on the road in varsity girls basketball last night. Jaylin Carter totaled 10 points and 5 rebounds. Kacy Nickerson scored 10. Kaylee Bix and Ellen Carlson each netted 8 points. Lily Anderson provided 5 boardsm 2 assists and 2 steals. Janielle Cobler handed out 3 assists. 

(1/9) Fairfield Boys Topped In Basketball At Fort Madison

The Fairfield varsity boys basketball dropped a 71-61 road game to Fort Madison Friday night. Carson Crile led the way with 27 points and 11 rebounds. James Lyman scored 13. Dante Cingire totaled 9 points and 2 assists. Collin Breen added 4 points, 2 blocks and 2 steals.