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Runners hit the hills in Tama

South Tama hosted their annual cross country invitational meet earlier this week throughout the Tama school campus. Teams in attendance included Baxter, BCLUW, Colo-NESCO, Dike-New Hartford, East Marshall, GMG, Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck, Marion, Meskwaki, North Tama, South Hardin, ...

Trojans snap streak versus CPU

The South Tama Trojan volleyball team had waited 694 days since their last WaMaC conference dual victory. Last Thursday that streak came to an end as the Trojans defeated Center Point-Urbana in emphatic fashion 3-0. “We were just so consistent tonight,” Head Coach Sam Cantonwine said. ...

Unbeaten STC team of 1971 gathers for 50th anniversary

Editor’s Note: This story was first written for the team’s 40th anniversary in 2011. It has been updated for the 50th anniversary. Forty years ago this fall, 40 players and managers and their three coaches did something that no team before and no South Tama team since has accomplished. ...

Jesina wins STC MS Invite race

Barrett Jesina runs through the STC Invite cross country course in Tama on Sept. 13. Jesina won the boys middle school race handily with a time of 12:46.00, a full 23 seconds ahead of the runner-up from Grundy Center. In the girls middle school race, three STC Trojans competed including Alex ...

Kriegel trophy stays in Grinnell

For the fourth year in a row, the South Tama Trojans have not found an answer for the rival Grinnell Tigers. Grinnell took a convincing 48-20 victory over STC last Friday by scoring two unanswered touchdowns in the third quarter and knocking starting quarterback Kyler Smith out of the ...

Trojans outlast Montezuma

The South Tama Trojans earned their first non-tournament victory Tuesday evening against Montezuma in a five-set overtime marathon match. Montezuma took the first set 27-25, but South Tama responded in the second, winning 25-22. The teams traded blows in the third and fourth, with South Tama ...

South Tama shuts out Saydel

The first win of the season is always sweet, and the South Tama County football team bounced back from a humbling Week 1 defeat to West Marshall with a 33-0 road win over Saydel last Friday night. The Trojans (1-1) leaned on a clinical ground game to score 19 points in the first half and 14 ...

West Marshall downs South Tama

Preston Pope ran for 126 yards and four touchdowns to help lead West Marshall to a 45-6 blowout victory over South Tama on Friday night. Pope needed just 12 carries to accrue 126 yards and four scores, three of which came during West Marshall’s 33-point second-quarter outburst. West Marshall ...

​​Janesville blows out Meskwaki

A slow start was the death knell for Meskwaki football in its 68-30 season-opening loss to Janesville last Friday. A staggering 54-point first quarter from the Wildcats put the game out of reach early on, and no points were scored in the second quarter. Meskwaki (0-1) scored 14 points in the ...