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New faces bring life to STC varsity squad despite season opening loss

New seasons often times mean new faces and this year is no exception for the South Tama boys basketball team. Not only do the Trojans have a new head coach in Burdette Brown, but also several young players that have not logged very many minutes in a varsity lineup.The Trojans hosted the ...

STC Trojans drop season opener to Western Dubuque

The size and experience of the Western Dubuque Bobcats proved to be a tough test for the Lady Trojans in their season opener on Tuesday, November 24. The Bobcats defeated the Trojans 57-38.Western Dubuque hails from the Eastern division of the WaMaC Conference. The Bobcats starting lineup was ...

Meskwaki boys basketball set to take the next step in 2015-16

After being crowned the Iowa Star-South conference champions in 2013-14, the Meskwaki Warriors looked like a team built to take the next step in 2014-15. Unfortunately, things didn't go so smoothly. Despite having a back-court that averaged double figures a night, the Warriors ran into trouble ...

Lopsided third quarter spoils Lady Warriors season opener

The Lady Warriors got the 2015-16 season underway against a familiar foe on Tuesday, November 24th. The defending Iowa Star-South conference champions, Colo-Nesco Royals came to town with a bitter end to last season still fresh in their minds. Despite just one loss in the regular season, the ...

STC middle school basketball tips off for season

The Eighth Grade girls played back to back games Monday, November 16 and Tuesday November 17, 2015, at the Middle School gym. Their first game was played against the Raiders of Williamsburg. The Trojans started out tough in the first half of the A game with lights out scoring from Makayla ...

South Tama holds Intersquad meet to begin season

The South Tama wrestling team held their first competitive matches of the season with an inter-squad meet on Monday, November 23.This seasons roster includes freshmen Drake Crawford, Austin Elsbury, Aiden Waseskuk, Dallas Horne, Tanner Walz, Cael Kellogg, Jose Ochoa, Ed Hemby, and Jacob Hess; ...

Trojans begin girls basketball season at annual Jamboree

The South Tama Girls Basketball team began their season at the Grinnell Jamboree on Monday, November 16. The annual Jamboree is a fundraiser for local food pantries in the Grinnell area.Teams invited to the Jamboree included Oskaloosa, Carlisle, East Marshall, Knoxville, BGM, and English ...

Lady Warriors eye improvement for 2015-16 basketball season

The 2014-15 season was a struggle for the Lady Warriors. Despite a quick (2-2) start, Meskwaki dropped 13 of their final 16 contests including a speedy first round exit in substate en route to a 5th place conference finish. The injury bug offered no help to the Lady Warriors as a leg injury ...

Middle school wrestling has small but mighty numbers to start season

The 7th/8th grade wrestlers traveled to Vinton on Tuesday Nov. 10th for the first meet of the season. The Trojans have a small squad this year with only have eight wrestlers out."Having a small number is disappointing but does have some advantages," said coach Steve Chyma. "One advantage is ...