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Redhawks return to doorstep of state tournament

The crowd was loud. The stakes were high. The volleyball was enthralling. Monday night’s matchup between Class 1A No. 12 North Tama and Montezuma was a high-level match of volleyball in the Region 6 semifinals. It was the Redhawks (29-10) who came out on top, advancing with a 3-0 sweep ...

Redhawks runners punch team ticket to state, first time since 2007

The Redhawks girls cross country team has run their way to state this year. On a balmy, cool Thursday last week, the North Tama girls team placed second with 50 points in the Class 1A State Qualifier on the Fillmore Fairways Golf Course in Cascade and will now be running in the 2021 Cross ...

Redhawks head to round 2 of playoffs

The Redhawks just barely advanced out of the first round playoffs last Friday by beating the Wapello Indians, 23-22, and will next take on Class A No. 9 (AP poll/Week 8 ), South Iowa Cedar District Champion Lynnville-Sully (8-1) this Friday, October 29 in the second round. The Redhawks are ...

Knights end postseason with loss — but end game with one final touchdown

The Union Knights (3-6) ended their 2021-22 season Friday night on the road in a hard fought, action-packed loss, 35-41, to the Monticello Panthers (7-2) in round one of the Iowa High School Football Playoffs. “This truly was a fun season,” Coach Jared Pospisil said in a text-based ...

Union girls finish fourth at NICL meet

North Iowa Cedar League Conference Meet The Union Knights girls cross country team capped their 2021-22 regular season by taking top honors in the North Iowa Cedar League (NICL) Conference Meet on Thursday, October 14 at the Pine Lake Country Club in Eldora. The team placed fourth (130 ...

Lidgett captures conference crown, Redhawk girls second

Iowa Star Conference Meet The North Tama Redhawks cross country team competed in the Iowa Star Conference Meet on Thursday, October 14 at the Wartburg Max Course in Waverly. The girls team took second place with 44 points. Collins-Maxwell was the Iowa Star Conference team champion. North ...

Redhawks volleyball moving on up

The 12th ranked Redhawks volleyball team had a stellar week beginning with Monday night’s Class 1A Region 6 first round match in the North Tama gym against the Meskwaki Warriors. North Tama took all three sets against Meskwaki (25-4, 25-5, 25-9). On Wednesday they faced Belle Plaine in the ...

Spartans’ third-quarter flurry sinks North Tama, 28-0

The 28-0 scoreline might not show it — but Friday night’s battle for the Class A District 3 title between No. 5 Grundy Center and North Tama was proof for the Redhawks of their improvement in the 2021 season. The Spartans took home the win and the district title, moving to 7-1 on the ...

North Tama celebrates Fall Senior Night 2021

North Tama celebrated Fall Senior Night 2021 on Dennis Field ahead of the Redhawks football game against Wapsie Valley on Friday, October 8. Football, cross country, and cheer athletes and members of the marching band were honored alongside their parents/guardians. Volleyball athletes were ...

Union’s Rathe rides winged feet to top of Wolverine Invitational

Wolverine Invitational Union Knights senior cross country runner Ellie Rathe continued her habit of crossing the finish line in first this past Tuesday, October 5 at the Dike-New Hartford Wolverine Invitational on the Fox Ridge Golf Course in Dike. Rathe clocked in at 18:31.2 in the varsity ...