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Condon, Lidgett finish top-10 at GC/G-R mega-meet

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On a truly beautiful night for outdoor sports, both Union and North Tama competed at the Sam Iverson XC Invitational in Grundy Center on Thursday, Sept. 22 with runners from both girls’ teams taking home top-10 finishes. The meet featured 14 competitive girls’ teams including 2A No. 7 ...

Redhawks shut out by Saints, 42-0, on the road

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It was another tough loss for the North Tama football team this past Friday in St. Ansgar, where the Redhawks lost to the host Saints in shutout fashion, 42-0, putting the team’s record at 1-4 on the season. The Redhawks were unable to mount an effective defense against the Saints — a team ...

Knights earn a road win over J-Hawks, 54-19

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Union Knights football earned a much-need win last Friday, Sept. 23, during a district road game against Jesup — felling the J-Hawks 54-19. The Knights’ rushing game was the highlight of the offense with senior Joren Fisher putting in the work and then some, carrying the ball 26 times for ...

The pride of Clutier returns home

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It’s been 80 years since Clutier High School’s ‘Orange & Black’ girls’ basketball team – better known as the Chargin’ Czechs – was crowned the 1942 state basketball champions but it certainly seemed like only yesterday on Sept. 18 as members of the tightknit Czech community ...

Union Knights XC laces up in honor of teammate Craft

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The Union Knight’s annual Homecoming run is taking on new poignancy this year. Next Friday, Sept. 30 while Union’s football team is busy readying for their Homecoming match-up with the Oelwein Huskies, members of the school’s cross country team will be lacing up to run the game ball ...

Under coach Halstead, No. 1 Redhawks build a tradition

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‘Respect the name.’ That’s the 2022-2023 motto for the Redhawks girls volleyball team. But which name deserves the ultimate respect when it comes to North Tama volleyball these days? Is it the Redhawks themselves or is it head coach Channing Halstead? This reporter would like to argue ...

Union hosts cross country invitational at LPC Golf Club

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The Union Knights cross country team played host to seven different teams including North Tama this past Thursday, Sept. 8 at La Porte City Golf Club – sweeping several of the top spots in the Girls 5K and taking first place overall. Union runners Amilia Condon, Lauren Youngblut, Lily ...

Lidgett wins STC Invite

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Home turf may come with its advantages - especially on a cross country course as unique and difficult as South Tama’s - but North Tama runner Grace Lidgett knew the course well and used that to her advantage this past Monday evening. Grace Lidgett’s comfortable win in the girls’ race was ...