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Union, North Tama run with the Wolverines ahead of conference meets

Both the Knights and Redhawks cross country teams put in some of their final miles of the regular season this past Tuesday in Dike during the Wolverine Invitational held at Fox Ridge Golf Course. The Dike-New Hartford-hosted meet featured 18 scoring girls teams including the highly ranked ...

A Good KNight for Union football, community pride

Last Friday was most definitely a good night to be a Union football fan. Despite trailing, 7-12, at the half – partially made possible by an Oelwein Huskies’ touchdown right out of the starting gate – the Union Knights quickly turned things around in the second half of Friday night’s ...

Redhawk Homecoming dashed by Comets

After an exhilarating first half in which the Redhawks (1-5) led the BCLUW Comets 20-8 at halftime, North Tama’s Homecoming hopes ended in defeat Friday night following a second half marked by turnovers and penalties. The BCLUW football team forced six turnovers and scored the game’s final ...

Redhawks sweep BCLUW, easing toward another conference crown

Now well on their way to a sixth-consecutive Iowa Star South division title, North Tama volleyball has had to deal with high expectations from before the season began. In Tuesday’s 3-0 (25-15, 25-16, 25-14) sweep of conference foes BCLUW, the No. 2-ranked Redhawks showed why expectations for ...

Condon, Lidgett finish top-10 at GC/G-R mega-meet

On a truly beautiful night for outdoor sports, both Union and North Tama competed at the Sam Iverson XC Invitational in Grundy Center on Thursday, Sept. 22 with runners from both girls’ teams taking home top-10 finishes. The meet featured 14 competitive girls’ teams including 2A No. 7 ...

Redhawks shut out by Saints, 42-0, on the road

It was another tough loss for the North Tama football team this past Friday in St. Ansgar, where the Redhawks lost to the host Saints in shutout fashion, 42-0, putting the team’s record at 1-4 on the season. The Redhawks were unable to mount an effective defense against the Saints — a team ...

Knights earn a road win over J-Hawks, 54-19

Union Knights football earned a much-need win last Friday, Sept. 23, during a district road game against Jesup — felling the J-Hawks 54-19. The Knights’ rushing game was the highlight of the offense with senior Joren Fisher putting in the work and then some, carrying the ball 26 times for ...

The pride of Clutier returns home

It’s been 80 years since Clutier High School’s ‘Orange & Black’ girls’ basketball team – better known as the Chargin’ Czechs – was crowned the 1942 state basketball champions but it certainly seemed like only yesterday on Sept. 18 as members of the tightknit Czech community ...