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No. 4 Redhawks suffer hard loss 0-14 to Wapsie Valley

The story arc of the Class A No. 4 (AP/Week 7) North Tama Redhawks football team took a turn this past Friday night against the Wapsie Valley Warriors most fans did not expect — they lost 0-14. Under Coach Taylor Wurth’s leadership, the Redhawks went into the home game on Dennis Field ...

Knights fall to No. 9 Tigerhawks

The unranked Union Knights lost 21-27 to the Class 2A No. 9 (AP/Week 7) North Fayette Valley TigerHawks Friday night in Union Stadium but they certainly didn’t make it easy for the TigerHawks. The Knights starting quarterback, senior Grant Behrens led Union’s passing game with 256 yards ...

Redhawks keep the momentum going

For much of the 2021 season, Class 1A No. 12 North Tama has had a tough time with sweeping opponents. Thursday evening, the Redhawks completed their second sweep in three days with a 25-17, 25-19, 25-11 drubbing of Iowa Star South opponents Tripoli (8-15) at home. The win moves North Tama to ...

Knights even for season following 52-6 win over Huskies

The Union Knights blew out the Oelwein Huskies, 52-6, Friday night in spectacular Class 2A conference play on the road — giving the team an even record heading into their last two games of the season. The Knights are now 3-3 having previously clocked wins against Jesup and ...

Redhawks romp past the Comets

North Tama has, up to this point, had a charmed 2021 season of football. The Redhawks are ranked No. 4 in the Class A standings with a now 6-0 record thanks to a fun, high-flying offense led by seniors Gabe Kopriva and Devin McKinley to just name two of the team’s many contributors. But ...

Redhawks celebrate senior night with sweep 3-0 of Collins-Maxwell

Emotions ran high Thursday evening heading into Class 1A No. 13 North Tama’s 3-0 conference sweep of Collins-Maxwell as the Redhawks senior class was honored alongside their parents. Redhawks Coach Channing Halstead was visibly affected as she gave hugs to each of her senior players during ...

Cross country results roundup

Jesup Invitational - Sept. 28 The Union Knights cross country team traveled to the Jesup Golf and Country Club on Tuesday, September 28 for the Jesup Invitational featuring a formidable 26 area teams. Knights senior Ellie Rathe crossed the finishing line in first place (out of 156 ...

Round Up: Girls runners see successful week

Union Knights 2A second-ranked Ellie Rathe continued her streak of first-place finishes this past week — winning both the Vinton-Shellsburg Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 21 and the Sam Iverson Cross Country Invitational in Grundy Center on Thursday, Sept. 23. More than 15 schools came ...

Knights charge to victory in HOCO win

The Union Knights charged their way to a Homecoming victory Friday night in a district win 40-0 over the Jesup J-Hawks. The Knights’ record now sits at 2-3 including a season opener win against Aplington-Parkersburg on Aug. 27. Starting quarterback Grant Behrens had a great night ...