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South Tama baseball celebrates Senior Night

The South Tama baseball team celebrated Senior Night during their home game against rival East Marshall on July 6. Senior players pictured with their families ahead of the varisty game are (from left): Mickey Wanatee, Gavin Jimenez, Brayden Smith, Matt Wiese and Lane Lekin. The Trojans got the ...

Trojans sneak by HLV, end regular season on five game skid

South Tama ended its week with a win against HLV Wednesday and a doubleheader defeat to Benton Community Thursday. The Trojans (10-21) went down early against the Warriors, trailing 9-0 after the first two innings of play. In the bottom of the third inning, junior Kyler Smith took the mound ...

South Tama sees ups and downs on the diamond

The STC baseball team broke a four-game losing streak late last week with a 9-5 win over Prairie City-Monroe on the road June 4. The Trojans earlier dropped losses to Beckman Catholic, Union Community and Center Point-Urbana before meeting up with the PCM Mustangs. Senior Mickey Wanatee ...

STC’s Tyynismaa just misses medal in 200

DES MOINES — Before the afternoon rains swept through Drake Stadium, JoJo Tyynismaa and South Tama County took to the track Thursday in the first day of the co-ed state meet. Tyynismaa ran two of her four scheduled events — the 200-yard dash preliminaries and the 100 dash ...

Track & Field: Attendance Limits Removed at State Meet

Attendance limitations have been removed for this week’s Iowa High School State Track & Field Championships following updated public health guidance and coordination with Drake University and Polk County Health Department. The three-day IHSAA and IGHSAU meet at Drake Stadium will be ...

South Tama, Meskwaki tracksters on to State

South Tama boys and girls track will be sending one relay and four individual events to the State Track and Field meet at Drake Stadium. The Trojans traveled to Pella for Districts Thursday, May 13. On the boys team Payton Vest qualified in the Long Jump after winning the meet with a jump ...

Garcia’s goals propel STC/EM

A two-goal lead is generally referred to as the most dangerous lead in soccer. It’s easy then for teams to let their guard down and let goals in. But the two-goal cushion South Tama County/East Marshall held at halftime of Friday afternoon’s win over Maquoketa was more than enough for the ...

STC Girls Tennis fifth at WaMaC conference meet

The STC Girls Tennis Team traveled to Independence on May 4 to participate in the 2021 WaMaC Conference Tennis Meet. The Trojans placed fifth after accumulating 17 team points. The Trojans finished one point out of fourth place. Independence edged Mount Vernon by one point to claim the ...

STC Girls Tennis Come Up Just Short Against Nevada

The STC Girls Tennis Team traveled to Nevada on April 27 to face the Nevada Cubs at SCORE Park. Despite falling 5-4, the Trojans gave a valiant effort on the court nearly pulling off a come from behind victory. Hope Werner improved her season record to 5-2 at #1 Singles when she defeated ...