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Strong shooting propels Newton on to Round 2

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Whether it be from the post or the perimeter the Newton Cardinals' shooting was on point against the Trojans. South Tama traveled to Newton to take on the Cardinals from the Little Hawkeye Conference on Monday, February 22 for the first round of boys basketball districts. Newton came out the ...

Tahahwah’s return provides renewed optimism for Warriors

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After a blazing (15-1) start, the Meskwaki Warriors have fallen on some hard times. Due to a lower leg injury to Allis Tahahwah, the Warriors leading scorer has been sidelined the past three games. Tahahwah's absence has been felt immensely as Meskwaki has gone just (1-2) without him including ...

South Tama places five at State Wrestling Tourney

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What a difference a year makes. The South Tama Trojan wrestling team went from sending not a single wrestler to State in 2015 to six qualifiers and five place winners when the 2016 tournament was all said and done.On Thursday, Day one of the State Tournament, things kicked off for South Tama ...

Lady Trojans have strong showing in post season

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Things really fell into place for the Trojans at just the right time. Entering the post season the Trojans were 10-11. Looking at their record alone one may not have high hopes but the Trojans shocked the 12th ranked West Marshall team in the first round of girls regional basketball with a ...

Jaret and Tanner Probasco: More than teammates

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Brothers Jaret and Tanner Probasco started wrestling almost as soon as they could walk. It was a family tradition after all. Their Dad Matt was a wrestler as well as uncles "Twisty" Larry Welch and Craig Probasco.Jaret is a senior at South Tama County. He has qualified for Districts for the ...

Six Trojan grapplers on to State

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Sometimes you have to lose big to win big. The South Tama Trojans couldn't find that statement any truer. A year ago at this time the Trojans left their 2015 district tournament in Solon heartbroken after each wrestler fell short of advancing to the State Tournament. After the sting of ...

Post season gives South Tama Trojans clean slate

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It was an all out battle between the South Tama Trojans (11-11) and the West Marshall Trojans (17-2) to determine who would advance on to the second round of regional play. After two overtimes and lots of cheering South Tama edged past the 12th ranked team 60-58. It was a game that goes to show ...

Lady Trojans falter on Senior Night

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There was much celebration honoring the STC senior basketball players prior to the start of the varsity tip on Tuesday February 9. Tuesday marked senior night for the Lady Trojans with five players including Dani Stubbs, Ryan Roberts, Tieranny Keahna, Alyssia Keahna, Kallie Hala, Madie Bacon, ...

Five from STC football team commit to play college ball

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National signing day took place on Wednesday February 3 and the STC Trojans were proud to have five student-athletes from their State Qualifying, Class 2A District 6 Champion team commit to continue their football careers at the collegiate level.Peyton Rutledge, Justin Suchanek, Jerry Lowe, ...