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Redhawks shut out at home by Pirates, 17-0

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The Battle of Highway 63 certainly lived up to its name last Friday night in Traer in that North Tama battled a tough Hudson defense, making it a skirmish just to get the ball past the 50 yard line – something the Redhawks did not accomplish until the final seconds of the first quarter. ...

Redhawks resist Rebels, settle for 2nd

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A nailbiter of a debut as the top-ranked volleyball team in Class 1A didn’t carry for North Tama. Instead the Redhawks played their best yet, even though they had to settle for second place. North Tama knocked off HLV, Independence and 2A No. 12 Grundy Center in pool play before fighting ...

No. 6 North Tama falls to AGWSR in first road game of season

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After resoundingly beating the Plainsmen in their season opener at home Aug. 26, the sixth-ranked North Tama Redhawks were shut out by non-conference AGWSR, 28-0, on the road this past Friday. The Cougar defense ultimately proved too much for North Tama, keeping the Redhawks offense to 133 ...

Knights blown away by Cyclones, 42-7

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Union Knights football is now 0-2 on the season after suffering a tough road loss, 42-7, to conference rival, Class 1A No. 11 Denver last week after losing to No. 8 Aplington-Parkersburg the week prior in their home opener. The Cyclones came out blazing Friday night, running the score up 22 ...

New crop of Redhawks ready to lead

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With the loss of Redhawks Gabe Kopriva, Devin McKinley, Aiden Zook, and Michael Bell to graduation this past spring, North Tama football was in need of some new leadership on the gridiron. Following the team’s scrimmage with North Linn this past Friday night at home on Dennis Field – during ...

North Tama girls wrestling enters the mat

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As the first games of the fall season inch closer, winter sports might be the furthest thing from a lot of people’s minds but not for North Tama’s head wrestling coach Andrew Knaack who’s been working diligently to put together a brand new girls’ wrestling program. The long-awaited and ...

Worthen achieves All-American, continues to trailblaze

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It may be technically ‘offseason’ for high school wrestling, but for one of Iowa’s top female wrestlers – Union’s Jillian ‘Monster’ Worthen – there is no offseason and she proved that in the FargoDome on July 16 by earning All-American. The rising La Porte City sophomore along ...

Kopriva repeats as league MVP

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North Tama senior Gabe Kopriva has been honored as the Iowa Star Conference South Division’s Most Valuable Player for the second summer in a row after a sterling season as an infielder and pitcher. Kopriva was North Tama’s leading hitter with a .433 batting average and 39 hits. He drove ...