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Tennis team has week of ups, downs

The Union Knights boys tennis team had an up-and-down week, with several strong performances in doubles action and mixed results in singles.On April 16, the Knights took on Grundy Center at home and earned a close 5-4 team victory.In first singles, Robert Leipold fell to Riley Wells by a score ...

Union golf rolling toward tournament with mixed results

The Union Knights boys golf team has continued its streak of early season success with several strong performances over the past week. In the span of just a week and a half, the Knights have participated in two meets and an invitational. They would have made it four, but the meet against ...

Track team finishes fourth

The North Tama High School boys track team finished fourth in their meet at South Tama last Monday. The boys competed against Clarksville, GMG, East Marshall, Northeast Hamilton, Blairsburg and others.The meet was the second of the season for the Redhawks, who improved upon their fifth place ...

Boys tennis evens record at 1-1

The Union High School boys tennis team had a tough go in their season-opening meet against Waterloo Columbus JV last week, ending the day with a loss as a team. The final team score was 6-3 in favor of the visiting team.In first singles, Robert Leipold lost 1-10 to Eliott Kuchera. Rick Bauer, ...

Track team builds on success in season’s second meet

The Union High School boys track team had another good showing at the Hudson Invitational last week, with several athletes posting personal bests in the running and throwing events.Kyle Ansley, who set a school record in the Shot Put in the season's opening meet, was not far off his mark when ...

Golf team off to strong start

By Ross BercikManaging EditorThe Union High School golf team has five meets under its belt, including qualifying. The Knights have had several good performances from their seniors and underclassmen, with Miller leading the way. He shot a 50 in qualifying, followed by a 51 in the meet against ...

Redhawk ladies begin 2012 with great performance

The North Tama High School girls track team opened its 2012 season with a bang, finishing second at the opening meet of the season at Denver on April 3rd.The girls got strong performances from both the individual events and the relay teams, racking up a total of 117 points, a close second to ...

Boys track team finishes fifth in opener

The North Tama High School boys track team opened the 2012 season with a fifth place finish at the Dunkerton Raiders Invitational at Denver on April 3rd.The team earned a total of 60 points through its work in the individual and relay events.One of the highlights of the day was a first place ...

Sports Calendar – April 13, 2012

Thursday, April 12 - Varsity girls track at Dike-New Hartford, 5 p.m. Varsity boys track at Hudson, 4:30 p.m.Friday, April 13 - Varsity girls track vs. Benton, Van Horne at Benton, 4:45 p.m. Varsity boys track vs. Benton, Van Horne at Benton, 4:45 p.m. Junior High girls track at Grundy Center, ...

GRNT Wrestling had a tough loss

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck North Tama (GRNT) wrestling team lost to Denver-Tripoli and Dike-New Hartford on Thursday, December 8, 2011 in Reinbeck. GRNT started out the night wrestling Denver-Tripoli. Logan Phillips (GR) started out the night wrestling at 152 lbs and lost by a fall in 44 seconds on ...