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TTNC State Track 2024 Preview

With the regular track and field season finished up, state track is on the horizon for many area athletes. Meskwaki had two events qualify, while South Tama qualified five events. Meskwaki sends two athletes After a record setting year two Meskwaki athletes emerged as state qualifiers. Sia ...

James Brant to run at Central College

Last Wednesday, STC Senior James Brant signed his letter of intent to continue his academic and ruining career at Central College in Pella. Surrounded by friends, teammates, coaches, and family, Brant shared his excitement on his decision. “I’m pretty excited to be at Central next ...

STC boys golf regular season recap

It has been a season full of improvement and success for the South Tama boys golf team. The Trojans this year have a full lineup with many experienced seniors and also some young new faces on the roster. As competition has ramped up in the last month and with sectionals just around the ...

Kicking off

The sky is blue, the grass is green, the balls are flying through the air, and the player's feet are a blur in the daylight. It's the Marshalltown Premier League returning for another summer full of soccer and fun. The season started off, last Sunday with a lot of smiles and cheers, as ...

Trojan 4×800 team breaks school record at conference meet

MARION — It was a rain filled day as the South Tama track and field team loaded the buses to compete at the WaMaC conference meet at Marion High School last Thursday. The WaMaC has consistently been one of the strongest and most competitive conferences for track and field in 3A, so this ...

Elsbury signs with William Penn

South Tama senior Maeley Elsbury signed her letter of intent last Monday to wrestle next year at William Penn University in Oskaloosa Elsbury is a two-time state place winner in wrestling for the Trojans. She finished third place as a senior at the state meet and was a state champion at 135 ...

South Tama County siblings Tommy & JoJo Tyynismaa reunite at Drake Relays

DES MOINES — For the second year in a row, Tommy and JoJo Tyynismaa were able to share an experience on the Blue Oval at the Drake Relays in Des Moines. Tommy, a South Tama County senior, finished fourth in the 800-meter run in 1 minute, 54.33 seconds. He stayed on the infield after his ...

Trojan tennis takes down Knights

The South Tama tennis season is well underway, and as their impressive year has continued, the Trojan athletes have been improving more and more. On Monday, STC was able to show off this improvement well at home against the Union Knights. In the position 1 singles match, senior Kaden Timm ...

STC soccer survives against Spartans

With several weeks of practice and gameplay under their belt, the South Tama boys soccer team is now fully into the 2024 season. The season got off to a tough start as the Trojans went up against good conference competition, posting losses against Marion, Independence, Grinnell, and ...

STC track ramps up in Newton

NEWTON — It was a beautiful day for track and field last Thursday night as the Trojans took the trip to H. A. Lynn stadium in Newton. As the regular season is quickly coming to a close, this meet, which is filled with tough competition, serves as a good test to help get athletes closer to ...