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Tyynismaa competes at Drake

DES MOINES - This was no ordinary Drake Relays. There were less fans, less athletes inside the stadium at any given time and masks being worn consistently by attendees, per Relay rules. However, those differences didn’t prevent the Relays from being as entertaining as usual. Three teams ...

Marion prevails over STC girls tennis

The STC Girls Tennis Team traveled to Marion April 15 in WaMaC Girls Tennis action. Marion was victorious in the final team score 8-1. Senior Hope Werner continued to build a winning record for the season at #1 singles as she was South Tama’s lone winner of the night. Facing Maddie ...

South Tama girls tennis hits the road

Werner Leads STC Girls Tennis Against Oskaloosa After a year away from the courts, the STC Girls Tennis Team traveled to Oskaloosa on April 6 to take on former Little Hawkeye Conference Rival Oskaloosa. The Trojans presented a lineup with just one player with any varsity experience while ...

South Tama hosts Early bird meet

South Tama hosted an Early bird track and Field meet Tuesday evening. The meet is notorious for freezing temperatures but this year the highs reached the upper 70’s and the sun even shone over Trojan Field. The Trojans took third as a team with 87.5 points. Some outstanding performances ...

Trojans back on course

The South Tama girls golf team has teed off for the season after a year off due to the coronavirus. The Trojans began their season hosting West Delaware at the Tama-Toledo Country Club. Gwen Upah was runner up for the Trojans with a score of 46, Ashlynn Laybon took 3rd with a score of 47, ...

Ellenbecker signs on with Central College

South Tama senior, Ashlynn Ellenbecker will be continuing her sports career next year in college. Ellenbecker has signed a Letter of Intent to play softball at Central College in Pella, Iowa. Ellenbecker has served as the starting pitcher for the South Tama softball program since her eighth ...

High school track and field is back

Track season commenced after a year stolen by COVID-19 on a beautiful Monday evening with unusually high temps for March. Monday’s high reached the low 70’s and conditions were windy to say the least. South Tama travelled to Van Horn for the annual Benton Early bird meet. Some stand out ...

Post season awards for Meskwaki, South Tama basketball

Meskwaki’s Navarro set for IBCA All-Star Games Meskwaki Settlement School senior Deandra Navarro has been selected to participate in the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association’s Senior All-Star Games on March 27 at Dallas Center-Grimes High School near Grimes. Navarro is a member of the ...

Football district assignments announced for 2021 and 2022

Following Thursday’s regular meeting of the IHSAA Board of Control, district and group assignments for the 2021 and 2022 football seasons were announced. South Tama will compete in Class 3A District 3 with one carry-over opponent from last season’s 2A district, Center-Point Urbana. The ...

AAU State Wrestling

Marcus Bear, Cale Graff and Drew Mellies competed in the 7th-8th grade division at AAU State. They each needed to qualify to move forward. Drew and Cale were beat and Marcus placed 6th. Lakyr Peska competed in the 5th-6th grade division at AAU State. He placed 6th. Autum Elsbury competed in ...