Sports

Indians win first round thriller at state

Never count the Pocahontas Area girls basketball team out of any game.  Trailing 52-44 with 4:29 remaining the Indians went on a three point shooting spree and beat Clear Lake 63-59 in a first round game at

Titans advance to 2A semi-final round

After a first round loss in last years state tourney the South Central Calhoun girls basketball team reached the semi-final round in 2015 thanks to a 65-50 win over IKM-Manning in the opening round of the girls

Big 2nd half lifts Mustang girls to semi-finals

The Newell-Fonda girls basketball team scored 43 second half points and rolled over Colo-Nesco 70-42 in the opening  round of the class 1A state tournament.  Briana Wells scored 19 of her game high 21 points in the

Poky Boys Season Ends in Substate

The Pocahontas Area boys basketball team ran into an outside shooting onslaught, as 7th ranked Forest City defeated Poky 70-55 in a 2A substate final on Saturday night in Algona. Forest City ended the 1st quarter on

NF Falls Short in District Final

Graettinger Terril Ruthven Ayrshire ended on a 9-0 run as they defeated Newell Fonda 53-48 in a 1A boys basketball district final Thursday night in Emmetsburg. There were eight lead changes and four ties in the 1st

Buzzer beaters in Manson

March madness arrived early in Manson last night as Newell-Fonda and GT-RA advanced in the 1A boys district tournament with stunning buzzer beater wins.

Youngberg Buzzer-Beater Lifts Poky in Double OT

Tanner Youngberg’s game-winning runner in the lane at the buzzer gave Pocahontas Area a 50-48 win in two overtimes over Fort Dodge St. Edmond in a 2A boys basketball district final Tuesday night in Fort Dodge. There

Mustang girls will play at state…..again.

You can’t fault Newell-Fonda basketball fans if they plan their schedules around the first week of March.  For the sixth time in the last eight seasons the Mustangs girls basketball team will be playing in the 1A

SL Boys Season Ends in LeMars

LeMars scored the opening 12 points, and led 28-4 after the 1st quarter on their way to a 69-31 win over Storm Lake in a 3A boys basketball district semifinal Monday night.  Parker Lange led the Tornadoes