Sports

VH Send-Off

A farewell reception for Brian Van Haaften will be held Monday, March 12th from 5 to 6:30pm at Lake Avenue Lounge in Storm Lake.  The informal come and go event will be open to the public. Van

Top Seeded Orioles Beat Mustangs For 1A Title

Led by Mikayla Nachazel and Rylee Menster, top seeded Springville beat Newell-Fonda 60-49 for the class 1A state championship Saturday night. The title is the 3rd straight for Springville after losing to the Mustangs in the 2015 championship game 45-43.

Mustangs Will Play For State Title

In a battle of unbeatens, Olivia Larsen came up with another big performance as fourth-ranked Newell-Fonda turned back a second-half rally by No. 2 Central Decatur and won 61-49. Newell-Fonda will take a 26-0 record against two-time defending

Van Haaften Leaves BVU

Buena Vista University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Brian Van Haaften has announced that he is stepping down effective March 2. He has accepted a position at Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa. Chris Boeckman spoke with coach

Mustangs Move On to Semi’s At State

Olivia Larsen scored a game high 28 points and the Newell-Fonda girls basketball team beat Kee-Lansing 61-45 in the first round of the 2018 state tournament. At one point in the game Larsen scored 15 straight points

Slow 2nd Quarter Dooms Alta Aurelia in Substate Loss

The Alta Aurelia boys basketball team fell short in their second straight 2A substate final appearance, as #8 Sheldon downed the Warriors 62-42 in Spirit Lake Monday night. Alta Aurelia built their biggest lead at 10-6 midway

Warriors Substate Game Postponed

The Alta Aurelia vs Sheldon boys basketball Class 2A substate  final has been postponed.  It will now be Monday night at 7pm in Spirit Lake, and will be broadcast on Mix 101.7FM KAYL.

Long Time BVU Coach Lewis Has Passed Away

Al Lewis, a former coach and teacher at Buena Vista University passed away late Thursday afternoon.  Lewis was 78. Lewis served at Buena Vista’s athletic department in different capacities from 1970 to 1989, including teaching physical education

Newell-Fonda Boys Game Bumped To A 5pm Start

Tonight’s class 1A district final boys basketball game between Newell-Fonda and South O’Brien has been moved to a 5pm start due to the weather.  The game will still be broadcast on Mix 101.7FM KAYL