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Trojans sweep duals at Benton, Belle Plaine

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The new year kicked off with a bang for the South Tama wrestling program. Through three outings over the past week the Trojans are 6-0 in team dual competition and also made a strong showing at the 15-team Gary Curtis Invitational tournament in Riverside last Saturday. On Jan. 6 the Trojans ...

PHOTOS: South Tama girls host Clear Creek-Amana

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The South Tama County Trojans (1-12) hosted the Clear Creek-Amana Clippers (7-5) on Friday, Jan. 7. The Clippers dominated the contest winning 64-5. The STC girls will start a home stand on Monday hosting the Meskwaki Warriors in a historic community matchup that coincides with the Coaches ...

Trojans third at Bill Van Horn Invite

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South Tama revisited Little Hawkeye Conference territory on Saturday with the Trojans wrestling team competing in the annual Bill Van Horn Invitational tournament. The event held at Pella High School featured seven teams including South Tama, Norwalk, Oskaloosa, Benton, Pella, North Mahaska ...

Trojans tally first win

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First there was chaos, then there was victory. South Tama County girls’ basketball picked up its first win of the season in a 38-34 battle with Saydel Monday night. The game had a little bit of everything, with an ejection in the fourth quarter and a strong defensive performance from the ...

South Tama falters late in loss to Eagles

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With less than five minutes left in Monday night’s non-conference game with Saydel, South Tama boys’ basketball was in control and seemingly on its way to a first victory in 2021-22. But when the clock hit 0:00, Saydel was on top, 46-42. The Trojans were frustrated and were still in search ...

STC grapplers hold strong at home

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With a week to enjoy the friendly confines of the STC Roundhouse, the Trojan wrestlers got the most out of their home court advantage. On Dec. 9 the team hosted Clear Creek-Amana for a WaMaC conference dual that the Trojans won handily, 58-24. The evening was also the kickoff to the South ...

Warriors’ comeback quells Thunder

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Geanna Bear flew down the court, signaling she was open and waiting for the pass from her teammate and cousin, Wakinyela Bear. Geanna drove to the basket, side-stepped a defender in the paint and put up a right-handed scoop shot. It fell through the basket, and 1.1 seconds later the Warriors ...

Shorthanded Meskwaki routed by GVC

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Playing the No. 2-ranked team in Class 1A basketball is difficult. Playing the No. 2 team while shorthanded and undersized? That’s a monumental task. This is what was in front of the Meskwaki boys’ basketball team Monday night, as the Warriors went on the road to play the Grand View ...

Collison selected to third team all-state

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The Iowa Print Sports Writers Association announced the 2021 all-state football awards late last month following the conclusion of the IHSAA championship games. The Trojans were represented on the 3A all-state squad by senior Jacob Collison who was named to the third team. South Tama’s ...

Arp leads Trojans at Cliff Keen opener

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One of the biggest matches of Logan Arp’s high school career landed on Saturday at the Cliff Keen Invitational tournament in Independence. In the 138-pound gold bracket, Arp earned a 3-1 overtime victory over 2021 1A state champion Cade Siebrecht of Lisbon. The two senior wrestlers ...