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(10/21) Fairfield Girls Swim Team Falls To Tipton

Fairfield was defeated 88-63 at Tipton in varsity girls swimming last night. Picking up wins were Jada Lippincott the 100 freestyle and 200 individual medley, Brynna Bowman the 100 butterfly, Lauren Ward the 200 freestyle and the 400 free relay of Carolyn Lutovsky, Ward, Bowman and Lippincott.

(10/21) Fairfield Downed By Davenport Assumption In JV Football

The Fairfield JV football team dropped a 48-19 home game against Davenport Assumption last evening. Cade Lisk hit 8 of 16 passes netting 216 yards and 2 touchdowns. Brandon Smithburg carried the ball 16 times gaining 128 yards and one TD. James Lyman finished with 85 yards on 3 catches including 2 touchdowns. Steeler Higdon grabbed 3 receptions totaling 91 yards, had 68 yards from 10 runs and 8 tackles. Trsiten Ledger contributed a 24 yard catch. Drew Stever was credited with 12 and a half tackles, Will Hurst provided 9 and Gavin Stever 7. Smithburg made 6 tackles and recovered a fumble. Justin Swanson added 6 tackles.

(10/20) Fairfield Volleyball Team Goes 3 And 0 At Home Tournament

Fairfield took all 6 games in the varsity volleyball quad they hosted Saturday. The scores:
25-14, 25-18 over Centerville
25-19, 25-18 against PCM
25-14, 25-23 versus Davis County
Stat leaders featured:
Kelsey Roberts was 50 of 51 serving including 9 aces, 47 assists from setting and 23 digs
Kaylee Watson 28 of 49 passing and 27 digs
Jolea Burkhart 23 digs and hit 21 of 22 serves, 5 of them aces
Delaney Neil went 23 of 25 serving with 3 aces, totaled 8 kills and 3 blocks, one a solo
Madison Roberts ripped 23 kills
Shelby Heston put down 21 kills
Mackenzi Harwood racked up 18 digs
Mackenzie Flattery converted 10 of 11 passes
Molly Ryan had 7 blocks, 2 were solos
The 19 and 12 Trojans host Keokuk tomorrow on parents and senior night. Fans are asked to wear pink shirts to the match.

(10/20) Pekin Drills WACO In Football

The Pekin varsity football team blasted WACO 48-2 Friday night. Trever Northup completed 13 of 17 passes totaling 201 yards and a touchdown. Tanner Adam carried the ball just 6 times but gained 117 yards and 2 TD's, the longest covering 39 yards, grabbed 2 catches gaining 40 yards and finished with 9 tackles. Chase Copeland finished with 105 yards on 8 runs, 2 were touchdowns including a 35 yard play. Keaton Winn provided 6 receptions that netted 94 yards, 37 on a TD. Christian Wittrock returned an interception 40 yards for a touchdown. Zach Buller added a rushing TD. Ryan Swanson provided 7 tackles, Cole Reighard 6 and a half, Kyle Miller 5 and a half while Matthew Bollinger and Matthew Jones each had 4 and a half. Chandler Eckley also picked off a pass. The 8 and 0 Panthers host Winfield-Mount Union Friday night to close the regular season.

(10/20) Van Buren Blanks WMU Football Squad

Van Buren hammered Winfield-Mount Union 32-0 in varsity football Friday night. Garret Saunders provided 114 yards on 9 runs and was 11 of 22 through the air gaining 101 yards and 2 touchdowns. Vaughn Helling netted 112 yards from 16 rushes with 3 of them TD's. Brayden Starnes 3 receptions totaled 30 yards. Brandon Plecker had 25 yards from 2 catches, one a touchdown. Will Mertens 4 receptions racked up 24 yards and a TD. He also picked off 2 passes and was credited with 8 tackles. Noah Whitten contributed 22 yards on 2 catches. Hunter Coffman made 13 tackles and recovered a fumble. Justin Hagans had 8 tackles, Dakota LaRue 6 and a half while Jesse Fuller chipped in 6 plus a fumble recovery. The 6 and 2 Warriors finish the regular season Friday at Cardinal.

(10/20) Cardinal Football Team Downs New London

Cardinal took a 27-8 varsity football game at New London Friday, their 2nd straight win. Tyler Albert came through with 238 yards on 36 rushes, 3 of them touchdowns with the longest 40 plus had 108 yards from 3 punt returns, including a long of 42. Nathan Yeager carried the ball only 7 times gaining 73 yards with 50 of those on a TD, provided 13 tackles and recovered a fumble. Brandon Potts went 2 of 2 passing netting 20 yards and Chase Courtney made both catches. Justin Conger grabbed an interception. Courtney made 6 tackles, Marcus Olson had 5, Trenton Durflinger 4 and a half while Trevor Albert and Johnathan Rupe each added 4. The 2 and 6 Comets host Van Buren Friday night live on Classic 96.

(10/20) Ottumwa Rips Burlington in Football

The Ottumwa varsity football team built a 31-0 lead and went on to roll over Burlington 38-14 Friday night. Brok Hopwood was 13 of 22 through the air netting 295 yards and 4 touchdowns. Andrew Altfillisch came through with 163 of those on 4 receptions including TD's of 71 and 64. Isiah Hutchinson provided 98 yards from 20 runs, ine a touchdown. Papay Kruah made 4 catches totaling 52 yards and a TD. Jacob Stinson 2 receptions gained 42 yards and a touchdown. Justin Vonderhaar kicked a 28 yard field goal. Chase Wood was credited with 6 and a half tackles, Osha Wylie had 5 and Sam Moreland 4. Sam Kramer and Corey Ridgway both grabbed interceptions. The 5 and 3 Bulldogs travel to Cedar Rapids Prairie Friday night.

(10/20) Davis County Football Team Tops Centerville

Davis County beat Centerville 26-15 in varsity football Friday night. Jacob Jones racked up 86 yards on 17 rushes, one a touchdown. Zach Houf carried the ball 11 times gaining 62 yards and went 5 of 11 through the air totaling 46 yards and a TD. Justin Utt had 2 touchdown runs and 2 catches that netted 38 yards. Matthew Hopkins grabbed an 11 yard TD reception. Clay Hamaker finished with 6 tackles and a fumble recovery. Mac Chilton had 5 tackles. Connor Davidson, Dalton Lynch, Nick Prevo and Hunter Smoot contributed 4 tackles apiece. Utt picked off a pass. The 2 and 6 Mustangs end the season Friday hosting Keokuk.

(10/20) Alex Christensen And Landen Greiner Injured During Fairfield Game

The Fairfield varsity football team had a rough night at Davenport Friday. With 3:11 left in the 4th quarter senior Alex Christensen didn't get up after trying to block an opposing player. After several minutes he was taken off the field in an ambulance to a Davenport hospital then transferred by air care to Iowa City so a neurologist could check on him. Alex was released Saturday and walked out of the hospital following treatment for a concussion and spinal shock. Another senior Landen Greiner suffered a broken collar bone about halfway through the 2nd quarter. He started at linebacker and as a fullback/tight end for the offense. Christensen was also a starting linebacker and backed Greiner up on the offense. Both players are out for the rest of the season.

(10/20) Fairfield Football Team Falls At Assumption

Fairfield was defeated 35-22 in varsity football at Davenport Assumption Friday night after the halftime score was 14 all. Fejon Redd finished with 121 yards from 21 runs. Cam Baumann completed 9 of 16 passes netting 95 yards and a touchdown to Jordan Reid who racked up 61 of that total on 6 catches. Nick Jackson had 58 yards on 12 carries plus 32 more from a pair of receptions. Reid retunred 3 kickoffs for a total of 83 yards. Baumann came through with 2 TD runs. Alex Christensen provided 8 and a half tackles, Zane Richmond made 5 and a half, Jackson 5 while Redd added 4 and a half. The 5 and 3 Trojans finish the regular season Friday hosting Clear Creek Amana.

(10/20) Friday Football Finals

The area high school football scores Friday night featured:
Pekin 48 WACO 2
Van Buren 32 Winfield-Mount Uniion 0
Cardinal 27 New London 8
Davenport Assumption 35 Fairfield 22
Ottumwa 38 Burlington 14
Davis County 26 Centerville 15
Sigourney-Keota 56 Columbus Junction 35
Keokuk 35 Fort Madison 20
Washignton 45 Mount Pleasant 7
Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 42 Highland 7
Lone Tree 27 Danville 9
Albia 48 PCM 14
Mid-Prarie 55 West Liberty 28
Williamsburg 35 Central Lee 17
Clear Creek Amana 17 Vinton Shellsburg 7 (Non-district)
8 player
Wayne 75 Harmony 14

(10/17) Fairfield 8th Grade Volleyball Teams Roll Over Washington

Fairfield hammered Washington 21-9 both games in the 8th grade volleyball A match yesterday. Danae Drish proivded 13 good passes and hit 7 of 8 serves. Kara Jeffrey went 8 of 9 serving with one ace, totaled 6 passes, 4 assists from setting and 3 kills. Alison Godwin nailed 6 kills. Jill Dunlap was good on 6 of 7 serves. Mia Ellis didn't miss 5 serves, one an ace. Olivia Roberts converted 4 passes. Blair Bowman put down 3 kills. Julia Firtz contributed 2 kills and one block.

The 8th grade B team blasted Washington 21-3, 21-7. Dunlap went 12 of 13 on serves including 8 aces. Ellis didn't miss 11 serves with 4 aces and handed out 5 assists from setting. Drish was credited with 8 passes, hit all 6 serves, 3 of them aces and drilled 3 kills. Roberts had 4 passes and 3 kills. Godwin added 3 kills.

Fairfield took the C games 21-13, 21-6. Kiersten Price finished 9 of 10 serving with 5 aces, totaled 6 passes and one kill. Lura Gamrath connected on 8 of 9 serves, 4 of them aces, racked up 6 passes and 5 kills. Paloma Braun and Abby Waldon each had 6 passes. Bailey Travis went 6 of 7 serving, blasting 5 aces.

(10/17) Fairfield Rips Aldo Leopold In 8th Grade Football

The Fairfield 8th grade A football team rolled over Aldo Leopold 40-0 yesterday. Kosta Papazaglou led the way with 174 yards on just 7 runs, 3 of them touchdowns and returned an interception for another TD. Cole Engle carried the ball 3 times racking up 23 yards and a touchdown. Bradley Swanson had a ruching TD. Carson Crile went 2 of 7 through the air hetting 16 yards. Austin Simpson had a 14 yard catch. Brittan Bowman hooked up with Tristan Waugh on a 7 yard pass. Collin Breen led the defense with 5 tackles including a sack, an interception and recovered a fumble. Reese Klehm finished with 5 tackles. Noah Stone, Bradley Swanson and Engle each made 4 tackles. Waugh added a fumble recovery. There was not a B contest.

(10/17) Pekin CC Teams Take 1st At Fairfield

Pekin had the top 3 including champion Gwynne Wright at 15:04 and won the girls title of the Waterworks Cross Country Classic yesterday in Fairfield after scroing 19. Taylor Lock was 2nd with a time of 15:50, Shea Dahlstrom 3rd in 16:01, Sloan Reighard 6th at 17:12 and Tayler Winn rounded out the total with the 7th place clocking of 17:14. Payton Lock added an alternate 8th place finish.

Pekin took the boys championship with 31 points led by individual winner Ryan Millikn running 16:02 and Austin Fariss taking 2nd in 16:03. Completing the score were Malcolm Myers 5th at 16:39, Nate Kielkopf 11th in 18:05 and Sam Roth 12th with a time of 18:13. IMS was 2nd of 4 teams scoring 58.

(10/17) Fairfield CC Results From SEC Competition

The Fairfield varsity girls cross country team was 2nd in the Southeast Conference meet at Mount Pleasant yesterday. The score of 42 featured:
4th Ashlyn Elmore 16:25
5th Sami Fritz 16:26
8th Taylor Ferrel 16:49
11th Nicole Buch 17:05
and 14th Maggie Ferrel 17:37
Not in the total Tracy Andermann was 17th at 18:10 and Ella Pollet 26th in 19:51. 
Fort Madison took the title with 29 points.

Fairfield was the 4th place boy squad scoring 104. That included:
7th Jordan Guezimane 18:46
18th Elijah Parr 20:02
23rd Connor Ryan 20:56
27th Darren Roberts 21:44
29th through 31st with the last 2 alternates were Gannon Haile 23:36, Hunter Bechtel 23:39 and Gannon Courtright 23:54.
Mount Pleasant won the championship with 32 points, 3 less than Fort Madison.

(10/17) Cardinal Volleyball Team Tops Van Buren And Falls To Davis County

Cardinal defeated Van Buren 25-12, 25-6 but came up just short 25-27, 25-19, 10-15 against Davis County in a varsity volleyball home triangular last night. Cassidy McMartin hit 30 of 31 serves, 8 of them aces, totaled 10 kills and 7 digs. Danae Moses handed out 21 assists from setting. Dakota Durflinger provided 19 kills and 7 blocks including 2 solos. Jessie McElderry didn't miss 14 serves with 2 aces, came through with 14 digs and ripped 13 kills. Autumn Deshler was good on each of 14 serves, 2 were aces. Carli Campbell had 15 set asssts. Ashley Hart contributed 7 digs and 2 aces.

(10/17) Fairfield 7th Grade Volleyball Highlights Against Washington

The Fairfield 7th grade volleyball B team swept Washington 21-15, 21-7 yesterday. They split the C match 22-20, 16-21, took 1 of 2 D games 19-21, 21-14 and came up just short during the A competition 20-22, 21-17, 17-19. The serving was paced by Shaylin Drish, Carly Ferrel, Averi Henderson, Lily Hoskins, Sophia Mineart and Davika Pharasi.

(10/17) Van Buren Volleyball Team Downed By Cardinal And Davis County

Van Buren fell to host Cardinal and Davis County by the same scores of 12-25, 6-25 in 2 varsity volleyball matches last night. Hannah Heiserman totaled 12 digs and Hallie Whitten finished with 7. Shayla Filson didn't miss 7 serves. Jenna Thornburg hit all 6 serves and put down 3 kills. Kortney Banks distributed 5 assists from setting and had their only ace serve. Grace Thomas added 3 kills. The Warriors open Class 1A region 8 tournament play against top ranked host Holy Trinity Tuesday night at 7 in Fort Madison.

(10/17) Van Buren Cross Country Results From Fairfield

The Van Buren cross country runners were at the Fairfield Waterworks Classic yesterday. Top performances included:
10th Dalton Haynes 18:04
15th Adam Smith 18:41
18th Nolan Lydolph 19:08
26th Robert Barker 21:07
11th Kaitlyn Johnson 18:07
14th Sarah Davis 18:31
15th Sydney Atwood 18:39
19th Ceyda Nazli 19:19
The girls were 2nd of 2 teams scoring 78. Van Buren ended up last 4 in the boys team race totaling 104 points.

(10/17) Fairfield 7th Grade Football Team Topped By Aldo Leopold

Fairfield lost to Aldo Leopold 24-14 in the 7th grade A football game yesterday. The touchdown runs were by Elon Ledger from 15 yards and a 12 yarder from Drew Martin. Jacob Scotton scored a 2 point conversion. Martin totaled 96 yards rushing. Carter Ferrel went 6 of 13 passing racking up 76 yards. Josh Brewington had 25 of them on 2 receptions while E. Ledger made 2 catches that added 20. Martin paced the defense with 8 tackles. Gage Hook provided 7. Cameron Ledger, Nick Shillerstrom and Gareth Welsh each recovered a fumble. They came up shot 6-0 in the B contest. No individual highlights were provided. 

(10/16) Ottumwa Individual Highlights From Des Moines North Match

Ottumwa stat leaders in the 25-9, 25-17, 25-12 varsity volleyball win over Des Moines North Tuesday featured:
Chloe Davis 17 of 18 serving with 3 aces, 10 digs and 9 assists from setting
Kaleigh Schreiner hit 17 of 18 serves, 6 of them aces, totaled 5 digs and 3 blocks, one a solo
Ally Vitko handed out 13 set assists and ripped 4 aces
Hope Bittner finished with 6 kills, 5 digs and 2 blocks including one solo
Ellie Hammack hammered 5 kills
Kelsey Peyton and Mallary Simmer each contributed 5 digs

(10/13) Fairfield Diver Katherine Mueller Wins At Marshalltown

Katherine Mueller of Fairfield was the champion of the 11 event girls diving competition at Muscatine Saturday with a personal best total of 542.6 points. The Trojans Kristin Burnstedt finished 4th of 5, also with a new high score at 388.45.

(10/9) Fairfield Defeated By Mount Pleasant In 9th Grade Volleyball

The Fairfield 9th grade volleyball team lost to Mount Pleasant 17-25, 19-25 on Tuesday. Sophia Allen finished with 18 digs, 18 good passes and went 7 of 8 serving. Amanda Carminhato hit all 9 serves, provided 6 digs, 5 passes and 3 kills. Ashley Pool handed out 7 set assists. Alie Kensett had 6 digs and 4 kills. Kristen Daugherty added 5 assists from setting.

(10/6) Fairfield Downs Keokuk In Football

The Fairfield varsity football team rolled 34-6 at Keokuk Friday night. Nick Jackson came through with 132 yards on 16 runs including a 73 yard touchdown. Cam Baumann was 9 of 20 through the air totaling 127 yards and 3 TD's. Jordan Reid had 72 yards from 4 catches with 2 touchdowns, the longest going 60 yards. Baumann added 68 yards on 8 rushes. Landen Greiner carried the ball 10 times picking up 57 yards. Alex Crile 3 receptions gained 52 yards and one TD. Alex Christensen had 8 tackles and picked off a pass. Zach Martin and Zane Richmond each made 5 and a half tackles while Dakota Nye provided 5. Michael Fritz recovered a fumble and Reid picked off a pass. The 4 and 2 Trojans have homecoming this Friday against Mount Pleasant.

(10/6) Ottumwa Falls To CR Washington In Football

The Ottumwa varsity football team was topped at 2nd ranked Cedar Rapids Washington 40-2 Friday night. Brok Hopwood completed 5 of 15 passes gaining 82 yards. Papay Kruah had 58 of those on 3 catches. Andrew Altfillisch grabbed 2 interceptions and Corey Rodgeway added one. Sam Moreland made 9 tackles including 2 in the backfield. Tyler Bookin-Nosbich finished with 8 and a half tackles. Chase Wood added 7 with 2 of them for a loss. The 4 and 2 Bulldogs host Muscatine Friday night.

(8/13) Cardinal, Pekin And Van Buren Football On Classic 96

The Classic 96 area high school football game of the week schedule for this season will feature:
29  Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont at Pekin
5 North Mahaska at Cardinal
12 Lone Tree at Van Buren
19 New London at Pekin
26 Pekin at Van Buren
3 Cardinal at Pekin
10 Danville at Cardinal
17 Winfield-Mount Union at Van Buren
24 Van Buren at Cardinal

(8/12) Fairfield Football Games

Here is the Fairfield High School football schedule for the 2014 season with each varsity contest broadcast live on 1570KMCD:
29 at Davis County
5 Albia (Home)
12 Knoxville (Home)
19 at Washington
26 Fort Madison (Home)
3 at Keokuk
10 Mount Pleasant (Home)
17 at Davenport Assumption
24 Clear Creek Amana (Home)