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Warriors’ balance wins out over Wolverines

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A tight game heading into the second half quickly became a comfortable win for the Meskwaki girls’ basketball team Monday night against GMG. A 14-2 third quarter run pushed a five-point halftime lead to a 33-16 gap, and the Warriors kept GMG at bay in the fourth quarter to earn a 44-24 ...

Meskwaki boys 10 points short against Wolverines

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A standout showing from GMG senior Mykel Ratliff kept Meskwaki boys’ basketball from staging a comeback Monday night, as the Wolverines held on for a 56-46 victory to improve to 7-10 and 5-6 in Iowa Star South play. With the loss, Meskwaki drops to 2-14 and 2-10 in ISS play. Back and forth ...

STC’s Elsbury 3rd at state wrestling

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South Tama County sophomore Maeley Elsbury reached the podium for the second time in as many years, placing third in her bracket at the Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association’s State Championships over the weekend at Xtream Arena. Elsbury was one of four area girls to compete in ...

Johnson joyful over Minnesota State signing

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Meskwaki senior Shye Johnson couldn’t help but smile Thursday afternoon in the Meskwaki High School commons. It was easy to understand why. After years of making history for the Warriors and spending time as a four-sport varsity athlete in cross country, track and field, basketball and ...

300! Ferneau’s perfect game sets pace for MHS bowlers

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After a disappointing loss Tuesday night to Urbandale, Marshalltown head bowling coach DJ Wilder had frank remarks for his boys’ team. “I told the guys, ‘You guys needed that, you needed to realize you can’t just walk in the door and win,'” DJ said. “Coming into today, you go out ...

Warriors earn blowout win over South Tama

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Wins don’t have to be pretty, they just have to count. Meskwaki girls’ basketball proved this point on Monday night, overcoming a disjointed offensive performance to shut down South Tama County and win 44-13 in the Fight Against Cancer night hosted by the Trojans. The win moves Meskwaki to ...

Trojans split at home, take dual title in Le Grand

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The South Tama Trojans were hit with a little cool water last week as they dropped their first dual match of 2022 to a talented Williamsburg team. South Tama hosted Williamsburg and Center Point-Urbana on Jan. 20 for WaMaC conference action. Before the Trojans took the mats the Trojan ...

PHOTOS: CP-U girls sweep South Tama at home

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The South Tama girls varsity team hosted Center Point-Urbana for a conference matchup on Jan. 21. The Stormin' Pointers dominated the game and finished with a 57-10 victory. In their first meeting of the season on Dec. 14 the Pointers again won big by a score of 69-12. Forward Arro Lyons held ...

STC boys top Vikings for first win of the season

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After a few near misses earlier this season, the South Tama County Trojans have found their first win. South Tama (1-15) took on Vinton-Shellsburg (2-13) on Jan. 18 in Vinton for their second meeting of the conference schedule, with the Trojans emerging with a 65-61 win. In December it was a ...

Trojans sweep duals at Benton, Belle Plaine

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The new year kicked off with a bang for the South Tama wrestling program. Through three outings over the past week the Trojans are 6-0 in team dual competition and also made a strong showing at the 15-team Gary Curtis Invitational tournament in Riverside last Saturday. On Jan. 6 the Trojans ...