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Redhawks continue to make the case for state appearance

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The Redhawks wrestlers are nearing their final month of work ahead of the state wrestling tournament in Des Moines and the atmosphere on the mats is looking good to Head Coach Andrew Knaack. “I go into every year planning on having guys down at the state tournament,” Coach Knaack said in a ...

Union girls host No. 1, reigning state champ Dike-New Hartford

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The Union girls hosted the No. 1 team in Class 2A girls basketball – Dike-New Hartford – last Saturday evening, just barely making it to double digits before succumbing to the Wolverines 69-16. The game had been previously scheduled for Friday night but was rescheduled due to the ...

Cascade of champions for Knights wrestling

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The Union boys wrestlers continue to dominate the mats this season traveling to Cascade on Saturday and coming away with a team title and six champions. Jace Hedeman (106), Brayden Bohnsack (113), Caleb Olson (132), Keegan Ellsworth (138), Hunter Worthen (152), and Stone Schmitz (160) all ...

Knights lose in final seconds to Wolverines, 60-58

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The final fervent 40 seconds of the of the Knights boys basketball game against Dike-New Hartford last Saturday night were everything that makes high school basketball great – excitement, intensity, suspense, performance under pressure, and a buzzer-beater attempt to ultimately decide the ...

Redhawks return with wins, rankings following break

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The Redhawks wrestlers returned to the mats following winter break in a big way last week with two ranked wrestlers, team wins over Hartwick-Ladora-Victor (HLV) and Lynnville-Sully, and a fourth place finish at the North Mahaska Invite. As of Tuesday, Jan. 4, sophomore Case Monat at 106 was ...

Knights ready for a win after facing No. 1 Falcons

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Following the winter break, Union boys basketball made the windy, icy trek north to Parkersburg on Tuesday, Jan. 4 for a matchup with the powerhouse Class 2A Aplington-Parkersburg Falcons – but despite giving it their best shot, the Knights succumbed to the Falcons 93-33. Going into the Jan. ...

Battling illness, Knights still take fifth at Bobcat Invite

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On Saturday, Jan. 8, the Class 2A No. 8 ranked Union Knights made the quick trek down to Van Horne for the much anticipated Bobcat Jerry Eckenrod Invitational, coming away with a fifth-place team finish and several individual titles despite medical difficulties. Several medical forfeits due to ...

Redhawks craft some wins on their home mats

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North Tama wrestlers were on their home mats Tuesday, Dec. 21 in their final dual before winter break – hosting West Marshall and Dike-New Hartford – and as has been the case thus far this season, senior Aiden Zook and freshman Kolt Knaack did not disappoint. The Redhawks ultimately lost ...

North Tama just short of stopping G-R win streak

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Basketball is a game of runs — and the fickleness of the game was on full display Tuesday, Dec. 21 in Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls’ basketball’s 47-42 victory over visiting North Tama. Gladbrook-Reinbeck (5-5) led 11-10 after the first quarter but gave up a 19-5 run across the second and ...