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Redhawk girls come up short against Wildcats

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TRAER — The North Tama girls basketball team couldn’t quite tame Janesville, dropping a 52-48 decision at North Tama High School on Friday, Jan. 5. Ava Breakenridge led the Redhawks with 19 points and added five rebounds; Jamie Jacobs had 11 points, five rebounds and three steals. Every ...

Union trio nominated for Mr. & Ms. Dan Gable Wrestler of the Year

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Finalist nominations for the Dan Gable Ms. and Mr. Wrestler of the Year Awards were recently announced and this year include three Union High School wrestlers — Blake Bohnsack, Seth Hedeman, and Jillian Worthen. The annual awards are presented by Fareway Stores, Inc., IAwrestle, and Iowa ...

Redhawk wrestling round-up

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TRAER – Following the winter break, North Tama boys wrestling split last Thursday’s home triangular with an opening round loss to Lynnville-Sully 36-24, followed by a later win over HLV 36-24. Against the HLV Warriors, both Max Monat (113) and Gavin Rausch (150) won by pinfall, while ...

Knights start the new year hot, beating Waterloo Columbus 73-45

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LA PORTE CITY – After a long winter break, the Union Knights boys basketball team was back in action on Jan. 4 to start the new year. The Waterloo Columbus Sailors came to town, and brought a senior heavy team with plenty of experience. The game started with both teams trading shots in the ...

Knights drop games to Columbus and Denver to begin the new year

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LA PORTE CITY – The Union Knights girls basketball team tipped off the new year last week with a pair of tough losses at home – falling to Columbus Catholic 62-29 on Thursday, Jan. 4 and then Denver 43-32 on Friday, Jan. 5. The Sailors’ rebound game ultimately sealed the Knights’ ...

Redhawks selected for 2023 T-R All-Area teams

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TRAER – A trio of talented Redhawk football players and an equally talented quartet of Redhawk volleyball players were recently named to the 2023 Times-Republican All-Area teams. Kolt Knaack, a junior, was named as a quarterback selection alongside Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s Isaac Clark and ...

Making his case!

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DIKE – One of North Tama’s most experienced wrestlers, top-ranked Case Monat earned the 100th win of his high school career last week Thursday during a quad hosted by Dike-New Hartford. The senior Redhawk wrestler secured the milestone win in a bout with DNH’s Karson VanHeiden – a ...

Top-ranked Blake takes runner-up at Trojan Tangle

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STATE CENTER — Redhawk wrestler Briar Blake closed out 2023 on the mats by taking runner-up at the Trojan Tangle tournament hosted on Dec. 19 by West Marshall. Blake’s final match against Trojan Averie Wittkop for the 170 pound title was one of the marquee matchups of the tournament – a ...

Rebels rough up Redhawks

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REINBECK — Extra effort went a long way for Drew Eilers and the Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys basketball team on Thursday. Eilers scored a career-high 25 points and the Rebels sprinted past North Tama, 83-39, at G-R High School. G-R moved to 6-3 and North Tama dropped to 4-6. The Rebels never ...