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300 champions at camp

Pictured above is the opening day of the We Build Champions Football Camp held at Union High School. The athletes included the Knights Youth Football Club, UMS players and the current high school team. Well over 300 were present, and the day was finished with a father-son contest of catching a ...

Young golfers learn the game

July 22-24 the Dysart Country Club hosted 28 kindergarten through 5th grade kids from Dysart and La Porte City for the annual Junior Golf program. Two days of golf instruction followed by a mini-tournament were provided under the direction of Amy Crawford and Mark Hookham.

Union hosts Little League Night

Little Leaguers from La Porte City and Dysart were able to be recognized and take the field with the high school team during introductions and the National Anthem at "Little League Night" vs. Jesup on June 25.

We Build Champions Football Camp

The 12th annual "We Build Champions" Football Camp will be held Sunday August 25th at the UMS football field in Dysart. The camp is open to boys and girls enrolled in grades K-2. Individual skills will be emphasized and flag games. Registration will be from 12:30 to 1:00 in the parking lot area ...

Barz earns All-District baseball honors

Union sophomore Alex Barz was recently named to the Northeast Iowa Class 3A All-District Second Team for his outstanding play during the 2013 baseball season. Alex was voted to the Second Team as a catcher. Alex hit a red hot stretch during mid-season which created some team leading ...

Redhawks end season with district final loss

North Tama had some memorable moments in the run to the Class 1A District 11 final. Saturday night's season-ending loss to BGM is one they'd like to forget.The Redhawks (26-11) failed to generate much offense and fell 8-2 to the Bears behind a strong pitching performance from BGM's Zac ...

Benton ends Union’s baseball season

Benton Community ended Union's baseball season in Van Horne on July 19 in a first round district match up. Benton entered the game with a 26-13 record and rode the strong pitching of Mitch Moser to a 4-1 win. Moser limited the Knights to five hits while striking out nine.The game was ...

Barz, Driscol named First Team All-Conference

Six Union Knights earned All-Conference honors for their play during the 2012-13 baseball season. Sophomores Alex Barz and Brady Driscol earned First Team All-Conference honors while Justin Carey, Nic Peters, and Ted Tecklenburg earned Second Team recognition and Will Crees rounded things out ...

Sour end doesn’t spoil sweet season

The North Tama softball team improved by leaps and bounds in 2013, winning 16 games, finishing fourth in the Iowa Star Conference and securing home field advantage in district play. Unfortunately for the ladies, their postseason ride was a short one, as they fell 4-0 to an upstart South ...

Volleyball camp opens August 5

Union will be hosting a volleyball camp for players of all ages beginning in August. 4th through 8th graders can participate in the camp August 5 through 8 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Union High School.In addition, high schoolers will participate in sessions on the same days from 5 to 8:30 ...