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A Meteoric Rise

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How STC went from video game club to state tournament Esports is one of the fastest growing sports not only in the United States, but across the entire world. In 2018, the National Federation of State High School Associations recognized esports as an official sport. According to the ...

South Tama locks up seven state bids

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BONDURANT — South Tama County senior JoJo Tyynismaa went 4-for-4 at the Class 3A state qualifying track and field meet on Thursday at Bondurant-Farrar High School, advancing to next week’s state meet with a quartet of top-two finishes. Tyynismaa claimed first place in the 100-meter dash and ...

STC track results

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South Tama South Tama County had a prolific state qualifying meet, qualifying for five events with the boys’ team and six with the girls’ squad. • JoJo Tyynismaa qualified in four events — the 100 dash, the 200 dash, the 100 hurdles and the 400 hurdles — and is a top-15 seed in ...

Dominant performance propels Trojans to state

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South Tama had their final Esports racing meet on March 3, and the outcome showed how talented this program is. With a large group of home fans in attendance at the high school commons, the Trojans put on a high-level display of racing against Woodward-Granger and Centerville. “Have fun, ...

South Tama girls tennis hosts 2022 WaMaC Conference

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South Tama was the host school for the 2022 WaMaC Conference Girls Tennis Meet on Tuesday, May 3rd. Held at the newly renovated South Tama County Tennis Complex, the event endured a three-hour rain delay before competition was able to be held. Teams from South Tama, Maquoketa, Marion, Mount ...

Trojans go on skid after win against Mount Vernon

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Every season will have its ups and downs through the course of the year. The losses will always come with wins, and that’s been the story for South Tama County’s boys soccer team. The Trojans pulled out a 2-1 victory against Mount Vernon on May 3. “We played some of the best soccer of ...

Trojan boys netters fall to Grundy Center

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The South Tama boys tennis team hosted Grundy Center on April 26. Both teams’ seasons have been subject to several delays due to weather, but on this Tuesday afternoon, the sun was shining and tennis balls were flying. South Tama and Grundy Center played six singles matches against each ...

Trojan boys take first at West Marshall Invite

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STATE CENTER — The South Tama track and field team traveled to West Marshall High School on April 28 to compete against 10 other schools in the area. When the dust had settled South Tama ended up at the top of the leaderboard with a final score of 122, beating out second place BCLUW and ...

Trojans clutch racing seals Esports comeback

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The South Tama Esports team competed against two of the other top four Mario Kart teams, Nevada and Williamsburg, last Tuesday night. Juniors Hayden Morris and Roman Hill of South Tama found themselves behind nine points of both Nevada and Williamsburg after the first set of races with the ...

Trojans take care of Cardinals, 3-0

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TAMA — Wins breed confidence, and confidence can lead to more wins. South Tama County/East Marshall girls’ soccer is experiencing this in real time, with a 3-0 home victory over Maquoketa Monday evening giving the Trojans their second win in a row — improving their overall record to 2-7 ...