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Stories from Sunday, January 30, 2011

No. 1 Wolfpack avenges loss to 'Dogs (01/30/11)
HULL -- For all its nuance and subtlety, basketball is, at its core, a fairly simple game. Put the ball in the basket more times than your opponent, you win. And if you are unable to score near the basket, you'd better be able to shoot from the perimeter...
A-W hands SOS first WEC loss (01/30/11)
AKRON -- The Akron-Westfield boys basketball team stunned War Eagle Conference leader South O'Brien with a 53-50 win in Akron on Saturday. Michael Harris scored a season-high 15 points and David Berkes chipped in 15 to lead the Westerners to their ninth win of the season...
Le Mars JV boys fall in weekend pair (01/30/11)
HULL -- Twenty-five Le Mars turnovers gave Western Christian more than enough extra opportunities to tally a 76-47 win over the Bulldogs' JV team on Friday in Sheldon. "This was a game where we shot the ball from the field real well, and from the free throw line as well," coach Benji Kasel said. "However, we didn't take care of the ball the way we are capable of and it resulted in lots of easy baskets for Western."...
Thoreson leads No. 6 Hinton past HMS 65-38 (01/30/11)
HARTLEY -- Mallory Thoreson poured in 24 points for the third time this season as the sixth-rated Hinton Blackhawks upended Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 65-38 in non-conference play in Hartley Friday. Thoreson, who matched her season-high for scoring, was 4-for-7 beyond the arc and 6-for-6 from the line as she led the Blackhawks to their 14th win of the season...
K-P defeats Whiting (01/30/11)
WHITING -- The Kingsley-Pierson boys basketball team defeated Whiting 61-14 in Western Valley Conference play on Friday. Tate Rohde scored 10 points and grabbed eight rebounds to go along with five steals to lead K-P (13-4, 5-2), which rebounded from a tough Thursday loss to Woodbury Central in Moville...
Lady 'Dogs can't find spark in pair of weekend losses (01/30/11)
HULL -- It wasn't exactly the evening's marquee event, but for those who might have forgotten, there was a girls basketball game preceding the Lakes Conference showdown between the Western Christian and Le Mars boys teams on Friday in Hull. The Le Mars girls might wish there hadn't been, as the Lady Bulldogs dropped a 72-48 decision to the Wolfpack in a game that was relatively close until the end of the third quarter...
Reed, Stevenson capture Lakes Conference wrestling titles (01/30/11)
SPENCER -- If there's a time for athletes to surprise their coaches with positive performance, the conference tournament is as good a time as any. Le Mars wrestling coach Tom Smalley was the recipient on Friday as the 'Dogs crown two champions at the Lakes Conference tournament in Spencer...
Gehlen suffers 62-58 War Eagle Conference setback at SOS (01/30/11)
PAULLINA -- Oh, so close, yet again. For the second night in as many tries, Gehlen Catholic lost a down-to-the-wire thriller and this time, the 62-58 loss at South O'Brien dropped the Jays to 6-2 in War Eagle Conference play. "The kids really were after that conference co-championship and it kinda slipped through our fingers," Gehlen coach Mike Langel said. "But you never know - we could get a chance at it again."...
Lady Jays upend Wolverines in WEC play (01/30/11)
PAULLINA -- The Gehlen Catholic girls cruised to a 28-8 halftime advantage and never looked back as the Lady Jays defeated South O'Brien 56-22 in War Eagle Conference play Friday. "We rebounded extremely well," Gehlen coach Marty Kurth said. "We ran the floor pretty good tonight. We did some good things."...
Kingsley-Pierson grapplers place fifth at Sioux Center Duals (01/30/11)
SIOUX CENTER -- The Kingsley-Pierson wrestling team competed at the Sioux Center Duals on Saturday and placed fifth after defeating West Sioux 52-30 in the placing round. K-P finished 3-2 at the Duals with a 48-30 win over Ridge View in round one and a 46-36 win over Sibley-Ocheyedan in round three. The Panthers dropped a 58-18 decision to host Sioux Center and also fell 65-17 to Des Moines Roosevelt...
MMC defeats R-U 74-60 (01/30/11)
REMSEN -- Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn cruised to a 24-10 lead over Remsen-Union before the Lady Rockets were able to nearly match or outscore the visiting Eagles in the remaining three quarters before ultimately falling by a 74-60 margin in War Eagle Conference action on Friday...
Rockets defeat Eagles 73-50 in WEC play (01/30/11)
REMSEN -- The Remsen-Union boys basketball team picked up a 73-50 victory over Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn on Friday in a War Eagle Conference basketball contest in Remsen. It was the third straight win for the Rockets (12-5, 6-2) following a 67-48 non-conference loss at Kingsley-Pierson on January 20...
Harvey's shot lifts A-W past RSM 42-40 in OT (01/30/11)
REMSEN -- Monica Harvey scored a game-high 18 points and put in the game-winning bucket in overtime as Akron-Westfield survived Remsen St. Mary's 42-40 in War Eagle Conference play Friday night in Remsen. Harvey drained a trio of 3-pointers in the win as the Lady Westerners completed the regular season sweep of the Hawks...
Hinton falls 72-65 at HMS (01/30/11)
HARTLEY -- The Hinton boys basketball team saw its two-game winning streak snapped in a 72-65 loss to Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn on Friday in Hartley. "It was probably our best game of the season overall, except for the loss part," Hinton coach Phil Skamser said. "Our performance probably was the best."...
Hinton grapplers drop pair of duals (01/30/11)
ODEBOLT - The Hinton wrestling team lost a pair of dual decisions to Ridge View and Westwood on Thursday. The Blackhawks fell to Ridge View by a 61-6 margin. Taylor Schroeder pinned Austin Sadler in 5:27 at 125 for Hinton's lone win. Westwood won a 60-15 decision...
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