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Calderwood commands course in junior season

TRAER - The Redhawk girls golf team led by junior Kylie Calderwood has penciled in several top scores already this season despite wind, some rain, and even more wind wreaking havoc on the spring 2023-24 season. Calderwood was the medalist on Tuesday, April 8, at Diamond Trail Golf Club in ...

Knights golfers continue to dominate

LA PORTE CITY – Last week started off well for us at home on Monday, April 8 vs. Wapsie Valley. We ended up sweeping the medals at La Porte City Golf Club with our boys and girls both going first/second individually. Our boys team was led by senior Sam Fehl who shot a 41. Junior Tyler ...

‘That Iowa Hawkeye sure plays a mean b-ball’

IOWA CITY – While the Iowa women’s basketball team’s magical run in the NCAA Tournament ended with a loss to undefeated South Carolina in the championship game last Sunday afternoon, the excitement that built around the Hawkeye squad — and particularly, its star player, record-breaking ...

Union boys place first at season opener

LA PORTE CITY – Old man winter reared its ugly head during the Knights spring golf opener held last Thursday night at our home course vs. Denver and East Marshall. The conditions were a little soft after all the rain we got this week causing chipping to be difficult, and the cold wind did not ...

Union-North Tama girls soccer scores first win of season in home opener

LA PORTE CITY – In their home debut last Thursday, the Union-North Tama girls soccer team scored their first win of the season against Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck, knocking down the Rebels 3-0 for the shutout. After getting shoved onto her face by the defense, senior midfielder Molly ...

Knights teams take gold at 2024 Gassman Coed Relays

LA PORTE CITY – Two Union athletes ran a perfect meet and several more came close last Thursday at the 2024 Gassman Coed Relays, helping to propel both the Knights boys and girls track and field teams to champion finishes. The Knights-hosted meet took place under sunny skies backed by a ...

North Tama track competes at BCLUW boys early bird

CONRAD — BCLUW boys track and field scored 92 points to claim fourth at the Comets’ early bird meet at BCLUW High School on Thursday evening. The Comets scored 92 points. Jesup won with 122 points, followed by Wapsie Valley (117) and Iowa City West (114). GMG was eighth with 27 points, ...

UNI football spring game, kids clinic set for April 19

CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa football fans are invited to celebrate this year’s spring season with a tailgate event and the annual spring game at the UNI-Dome on Friday, April 19. Both family-friendly events are free and open to the public. The spring tailgate event kicks off at 5:30 p.m ...

Redhawk girls’ basketball players land on all-ISC South teams

TRAER – Two North Tama girls basketball players recently earned Iowa Star Conference South Division all-conference honors. Junior Ava Breakenridge was a second-team pick for the 2023-24 season, ranking fifth with 19 3-pointers in league games. She averaged a team-leading 13.3 points with ...