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Despite injury and loss, Redhawk wrestling keeps eye on state

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What started as a season full of promise for Redhawks wrestling with a newly sanctioned girls team and two ranked boys wrestlers, has hit a few hurdles due to injury in the final weeks but the athletes are remaining focused and still banking on several state appearances. “The girls did have ...

Redhawk wrestling recognizes senior athletes

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Redhawk wrestling recognized Senior Night on Thursday, Jan. 12, during the last home meet of the season between duals with Sumner-Fredericksburg and Wapsie Valley. Two senior grapplers, Clayton Boldt and Jadyn 'Jade' Rausch were honored as well as four senior wrestling cheer members, ...

Football classification changes approved by IHSAA for 2023-34

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A football classification amendment approved by the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s (IHSAA) Board of Control and a December vote of member schools was approved Thursday, Jan. 12, by the Iowa State Board of Education. The proposed amendment to the Articles of Incorporation will add a ...

Warriors overwhelm Knights in second halves

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Both the Union girls and boys basketball teams dropped games to Wapsie Valley in La Porte City last Friday evening with each Knights team watching early leads dissipate due to strong second half performances by the Warriors. Union girls The Union girls (2-8) began their home court matchup ...

Redhawk wrestlers lock up Top 10 finish in New Sharon

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The North Tama boys’ wrestling team secured a Top 10 finish at the North Mahaska Wrestling Invitational in New Sharon last Saturday thanks to a series of notable performances including from Class 1A No. 5 Kolt Knaack who captured the championship in the 138 pounds bracket. The boys took ...

2022 T-R All-Area Volleyball Teams announced

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The Times-Republican newspaper recently announced its 2022 All-Area Volleyball Team selections which include North Tama head coach Channing Halstead as Co-Coach of the Year alongside Gladbrook-Reinbeck head coach Paula Kelley. Both coaches received the same honor in 2021. Several Redhawk ...

Baxter Bolts zap Redhawks in Traer

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The girls’ and boys’ Redhawk basketball teams both lost to the Baxter Bolts in an Iowa Star South Conference Division match-up last Friday night, Dec. 16 in Traer. Both Bolts’ teams currently lead the conference with five wins apiece. While North Tama’s girls’ team lost by 18 ...

Following board vote, Redhawks to remain at Class A – for now

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Following a month of uncertainty, it was decided during a Dec. 13 special meeting of the North Tama Board of Education to keep Redhawk varsity football at Class A/11-Player for at least the next two years. During the meeting which was held in the Junior High Commons and attended by all ...

Redhawks recognize shot clock sponsors

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In the wake of a joint decision announced in August 2021 by the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) to introduce a 35-second shot clock for varsity basketball beginning with the 2022-23 season, North Tama held a dedication ...

Redhawks host triangular – continue to rack up individual wins

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The Redhawk boys’ wrestling team hosted a triangular to an exuberant crowd in Traer last Thursday, Dec. 8, taking on AGWSR and Waterloo Christian while the Redhawk girls dualed AGWSR with all three wrestlers coming away with fists raised. Despite the North Tama boys’ team coming up short ...