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Stories from Sunday, January 23, 2011

'Dogs defeat Indians 61-48 (01/23/11)
LE MARS -- The Spirit Lake boys basketball team came to play on Friday night. The Indians erased an early 4-0 deficit and Le Mars trailed by four midway through the opening quarter of Friday's 61-48 Lakes Conference win. "It wasn't that we played poorly, in the beginning (Spirit Lake's) whole goal was to stop our transition," Le Mars coach Dave Irwin said. ...
No. 7 Blackhawks take down Knights (01/23/11)
HINTON -- Ashton Moody hasn't spent much time on the bench during her three years as a full-time starter for the Hinton girls basketball team. But after picking up a pair of quick fouls in Friday's home War Eagle Conference contest with Unity Christian, Moody spent the entire second quarter on the bench...
A-W's Dirks falls in 125-pound title match (01/23/11)
IDA GROVE -- Daniel Dirks advanced all the way to the 125-pound championship contest before falling to Don Bosco's Jake Hogan at the Herb Ingrens Invitational Tournament held Friday and Saturday and hosted by Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove in Ida Grove...
Lady Bulldogs win own bowling invite (01/23/11)
LE MARS -- The Le Mars Community girls bowling team turned in a team score of 2,514 pins to win the Bulldog Bowling Invite on Saturday at Sweet 16 Lanes. Sarah Muckey of Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson rolled the high series, a 433, as well as the high game of 245 on the day...
Bulldog grapplers post 1-4 record at Heelan Duals (01/23/11)
SIOUX CITY -- The Le Mars and Hinton wrestling teams competed at the Bishop Heelan Duals on Saturday at the Long Lines Arena in Sioux City. Le Mars lost a 74-0 decision to Class 2A No. 2 Logan-Magnolia in the first round while Hinton fell 54-23 to Sioux City West. Colin Poss won a 10-4 decision over D.J. Luesenbrink at 145 and Kole Vondrak pinned Kris Donner in 48 seconds at 160. Cole Mills earned a technical fall win at 103 and Tyler Schroeder won a 9-7 decision at 125...
Gehlen tops HMS 54-44 (01/23/11)
HARTLEY -- The Gehlen Catholic boys basketball team remained tied for second place in the War Eagle Conference as the Jays defeated Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn by a 54-44 margin on Friday in Hartley. Gehlen held HMS to just two third-quarter points and overcame foul trouble to earn the win...
Le Mars JV boys top Spirit Lake 55-30 (01/23/11)
LE MARS -- The Le Mars Community JV boys basketball team cruised to a 36-13 halftime lead en route to a 55-30 win over Spirit Lake on Friday. "Tonight we played an outstanding game, especially in the first half," coach Benji Kasel said. "Defensively, we really made their ability to shoot very difficult."...
Lady 'Dogs come up short against Indians (01/23/11)
LE MARS -- One of these days, a hard-fought effort is going to turn into a win for the Le Mars Community girls basketball team. That was not the case on Friday, however, as the Lady Bulldogs dropped a 59-52 Lakes Conference game to the visiting Indians of Spirit Lake...
A-W tallies second straight 'W' (01/23/11)
AKRON -- The Akron-Westfield boys basketball team won its second straight contest with a 59-42 win over visiting Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn on Friday in a War Eagle Conference contest in Akron. Connor Heyl drained a trio of 3-pointers to finish with a game-high 18 points while adding five rebounds to lead the Westerners...
A-W grabs WEC win from MMC (01/23/11)
AKRON -- A day after Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn dropped out of the Class 1A rankings, Akron-Westfield handed the Eagles a 37-27 loss in War Eagle Conference action in Akron. The Eagles did hold A-W leading scorer Monica Harvey nearly six points below her 11.9 per game average as the junior netted a just six points in the win. Sarah Parkinson scored 12 and Brandi Davis chipped in with 10 points to lead the Lady Westerners (11-4, 4-2)...
Lady Jays defeat Hawks in WEC action on the road (01/23/11)
HARTLEY -- The Gehlen girls basketball team earned a 51-38 win over Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn on Friday in a War Eagle Conference contest in Hartley. Steph Rohe scored a game-high 20 points to go along with seven rebounds, while Amber Timmins added a double-double with 18 points and 13 rebounds, as well as five assists...
Blackhawks continue making strides (01/23/11)
HINTON -- Not all 20-point losses are created equal. As such, it was an upbeat Phil Skamser that met with the press following Hinton's 64-44 War Eagle Conference loss to visiting Unity Christian on Friday in Hinton. "It's just part of our education and part of getting better," said Skamser, whose Blackhawks lost to the Class 2A substate-bound Knights by 18 and 30 points in two games last season. ...
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