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Sports Short: Redhawk baseball pushes past Clarksville

TRAER — The North Tama baseball team used a four-run eruption in the second inning to take the lead on Clarksville for good, beating the Indians 8-4 during the Monday, June 10 Iowa Star Conference clash. Henry Hansen pitched 4 1/3 innings for the win, allowing three runs on four hits, two ...

Sports Short: Clarksville softball outscores Redhawks

TRAER — Clarksville got out to a fast start and finished off the North Tama softball team for an 11-4 victory over the host Redhawks during the Monday, June 10 Iowa Star Conference contest. The visiting Indians (8-4, 7-1) scored three times in the first inning and twice more in the second ...

Robb, Knoop land on 2024 NICL All-Conference soccer teams

LA PORTE CITY – Union-North Tama girls soccer players Dena Robb and Avery Knoop were honored for their efforts on the pitch this season with All-Conference team selections. Robb, a team captain who graduated from Union High School last month, was a 2024 NICL All-Conference First Team ...

Redhawks secure narrow win over GMG to remain atop ISC South

Redhawk baseball sandwiched a narrow conference win, 10-9, over the GMG Wolverines last Friday among a string of losses to round out an unsteady week of mostly non-conference play. North Tama traveled to Green Mountain for the June 7 win. The Wolverines remained scoreless through the ...

Aiden Zook signs with RedTail men’s wrestling

TRAER – Aiden Zook, a member of the North Tama High School Class of 2023, recently signed his letter of intent to continue his academic and athletic career at Hawkeye Community College. “I am ecstatic to attend Hawkeye Community College in the fall for many different reasons,” Zook ...

Knights pick up a 7-4 win over the Tigers

ELDORA – The Union Knights baseball team headed to Eldora on May 29 to take on the South Hardin Tigers. The Knights entered the evening with a 2-3 record while the Tigers entered 1-2-1. The Knights got off to a fast start right away in the first inning. Sophomore lead off batter Mays Weber ...

Redhawk baseball notches early string of wins to lead the Iowa Star South

TRAER — Under newly minted head coach Dalton Hulme, Redhawk baseball has been on fire practically from the get-go this season – notching a string of eight early wins beginning with an 11-2 trouncing of Gladbrook-Reinbeck during the team’s home opener at J.L. Lister Field back on May 15 ...

Redhawks bolt the door on Baxter, Colo-NESCO for early season wins

TRAER – Under head coach Madonna Merchant, Redhawk softball continues to evolve and thrive this season with not only new uniforms but several new players including GMG transplant, starting pitcher Adelyn Sienknecht who led North Tama to their first win of the season back on May 22: a ...

Union-North Tama soccer teams wrap up 2023-24 season

LA PORTE CITY – The Union-North Tama boys and girls soccer teams both had solid seasons this year. The girls team finished 7-11 overall and advanced to the semifinal round in the postseason, dropping the final game to No. 4 Denver, 3-0, on Wednesday, May 22 in a rescheduled matchup due to ...

Girls wrestling moves to two classes for 2024-25 season

At its May meeting, the Board of Directors of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union approved the move to two classes for the 2024-25 girls’ wrestling season. The move will place the 64 largest wrestling schools into Class 2A, with the remaining schools competing in Class 1A. ...