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Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014
Sports
2014 Class 3A District 1 All-District Teams (11/25/14)
All-District 2014 Football SBL Jacob Sandoz Tyler Strong Connor Imming Matt George Spencer Wyant Isaac Croston Austin Evans LEMARS Beau Ohm Tyler Borchers Koster Buss Alex Sudtelgte Nate Kessenich DENISON Mitch Kinsey Jade Pauley Ryan Reis Matt Moran...
Thompson, Girres named INA All-Staters (11/24/14)
Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire lineman Cody Thompson has been named to the Iowa Newspaper Association's 8-Man First Team All-State team as an offensive lineman. The two-way big man up front finished the season with 44 tackles, four of which were for loss with three sacks on top of paving the way in the trenches for a Titan team that finished the year at 8-2 after spending the season hovering around the top-10 rankings. ...
No. 3 Spirit Lake smothers Sioux Central (11/24/14)
Sioux Central's Jenny Sievers gets tied up for a jump ball with Spirit Lake's Macy Smith during Monday night's girls basketball season opener in Sioux Rapids that saw the Class 3A No. 3-ranked Indians lock down on defense, allowing one point in the first quarter of a 49-25 victory over the Rebels. (Photo by Nate Shaughnessy)
ILCC runners end season with half-marathon (11/24/14)
The Iowa Lakes cross country team traveled to Topeka, Kansas last week to compete in its final meet of the season, running in the National Half-Marathon Championships. The Laker women had never competed at this distance and had a goal of finishing the 13.1 mile coarse in under two hours. The women were lead by Tanya Farfan who ran an incredible race, finishing 46th in the nation in a school record time of 1:50.43. Rachel Ruddy was the second runner, coming in at 52nd in 1:54.47...
Dion's championship leads Lakers at Augsburg (11/24/14)
Iowa Lakes competed at the Augsburg Wrestling Open this past Saturday. The Lakers were lead by 141-pound Tyler Dion from Wagner, South Dakota, who came home with the championship in the Silver Division. Dion went 4-0 on the day, starting with two falls, a 7-5 decision in the semifinals and a 7-3 win in the finals...
The next step (11/21/14)
Much like this year's Lady Tiger basketball team, the boys squad at Spencer High School doesn't bring a lot of height into the 2014-15 season which makes playing in a Lakes Conference that seems to grow an inch every day a bit of a challenge, but despite lacking rafter cleaners, the Tigers do bring a group of deceptively long players that know how to play the game at its most basic level, putting the ball in the hoop...
Kuehler signs with Chargers (11/21/14)
Briar Cliff women's soccer head coach Pat Herbst has announced the addition of Spencer High School's Macy Kuehler to the program's 2015 recruiting class. Kuehler is a three-time letterwinner and a three-time first team all-conference selection for the Tigers' soccer program. ...
Mustangs crowned champions (11/20/14)
CEDAR FALLS -- They weren't supposed to be here. Not a team that started 0-3. The Mustangs of Newell-Fonda made it to the state championship game against undefeated Fremont-Mills though. However they weren't supposed to win that either, especially after Brady Dicks, the senior quarterback and safety whom had piloted the Mustangs to this point, went down with a shoulder injury in the second quarter...
DecemBEAR 'Too Early to Hibernate' bike ride (11/20/14)
Bicycle enthusiasts itching for one last ride for the season are encouraged to register for the DecemBEAR "Too Early to Hibernate" bike ride to be held Saturday, Dec. 6. Registration for the ride which will start at The Bear at 24 West Park Street and travel to the Harvest Moon in Greenville for lunch and drinks (not included in registration fee), begins at 9 a.m. ...
Ruden signs with Iowa Lakes volleyball (11/19/14)
The Iowa Lakes volleyball team signed its first recruit of the 2015 class, Taryn Ruden of Spirit Lake. Ruden, a right side hitter, was a three-year letter winner for the Indians. During her senior campaign, Ruden played in 39 matches, accumulating 63 kills and 36 blocks. She helped lead her team to a 28-11 record, the best in school history, and a third place finish in the Lakes Conference...
New softball coach announced at Iowa Lakes (11/19/14)
Troy Larson, Director of Athletics at Iowa Lakes, has announced the hiring of Corey Christopher to serve as the head softball coach for the Lakers in 2015. Christopher has had a lifelong involvement with softball as a coach, umpire and player. He has coached high school softball at the varsity level for three different programs over a span of nearly 10 years. Most recently, Christopher has been serving as an assistant coach for the Iowa Lakes men's basketball team...
Kindred named POTW (11/19/14)
Iowa Lakes women's basketball sophomore, Natasha Kindred, has been named Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Division II Player of the Week. Kindred's on-court performances against Iowa Western Community College, Grand View University's Junior Varsity and William Penn University's Junior Varsity lead the Lakers to a 2-1 record through the week...
Preseason Girls' Basketball Rankings (11/19/14)
Class 5A 1. Dowling Catholic 2. Southeast Polk 3. Waukee 4. West Des Moines Valley 5. Iowa City West 6. Johnston 7. Ankeny Centennial 8. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 9. Iowa City High 10. Mason City Class 4A 1. Harlan 2. Carlisle 3. North Scott 4. Western Dubuque...
Laker volleyballers honored on All-Region and All-Conference Teams (11/19/14)
The Iowa Community College Athletics Conference (ICCAC) announced its women's volleyball postseason awards. The Lakers had four players honored. Freshman setter, Rachel Sanow, received First Team XI-A All-Region, Second Team All-Conference and Region XI-A All-Tournament team honors. Sanow directed the offense for the Lakers this fall dishing out 10.36 assists per set, ranking eighth in the nation. She was also second on the team with 319 digs on the season...
4 Lakers place at Luther Open (11/17/14)
DECORAH -- Iowa Lakes competed at the Luther Open this past Saturday. The 26-team field was strong with a majority of those teams being four-year schools from all collegiate levels including the nationally No. 2-ranked Iowa Hawkeyes. The Lakers placed four individuals led by a second place finish from Freddie Rodriguez at 125 lbs. Freddie went 4-1 on the day losing only in the finals to Div. 1 nationally ranked Hawkeye Thomas Gilman...
Lady Lakers pick up two on the road (11/17/14)
The Iowa Lakes women's basketball team traveled down south to Des Moines to take on Grand View University JV team Saturday, beating the home team 67-60. The top performers for the Lakers were Natasha Kindred with 20 points on 10-16 shooting, 14 rebounds and three steals and Aliyah Gipson with 19 points on 9-17 shooting and three rebounds...
State Football Semifinal Results (11/17/14)
Pella 27, Xavier, Cedar Rapids 0 Bishop Heelan Catholic, SC 59, Creston 14 Fremont-Mills, Tabor 30, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 27 Newell-Fonda 40, H-L-V, Victor 18 --- Dowling Catholic, WDM 41, Waukee 28 Cedar Rapids, Washington 28, Bettendorf 17 Logan-Magnolia 28, Mount Ayr 7...
84-foot Tigers (11/14/14)
With the fall sports season now almost entirely in the rearview mirror, the calendar turns to see the Field House take on its busiest stretch. As is the case with every year, plenty of questions lie in front of the Tiger faithful. One of the most intriguing queries comes with the Lady Tiger basketball program and the way they'll adapt to transitioning from a roster with two 6-footers, including Class 4A All-State player Kirstin Martindale, to a group that mostly hovers under the 5-foot-8 mark...
Class 8 -- District 2 All-District Football (11/14/14)
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Twin Lakes Conference volleyball final standings and all-conference teams (11/14/14)
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Mustangs advance to championship (11/13/14)
CEDAR FALLS -- What started out in disaster ended in a rout as the Mustangs of Newell-Fonda advanced to the programs first state championship game in football. Although the final score was lopsided in favor of the Mustangs, a 40-18 win, it didn't start so great...
MacRae named Coach of the Year (11/12/14)
The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference named Iowa Lakes men's soccer head coach Ben MacRae, Coach of the Year. In his first year as head of the program, MacRae led the Lakers to a 11-5-1 overall record and a 7-4-1 record in conference play. The Lakers finished third in the conference in the regular season and advanced to the Region XI Championship game before going down to No. 1-ranked Iowa Western 3-1...
Six Laker men named All-Conference (11/12/14)
The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference has announced its men's soccer postseason awards. The Lakers had six players honored. Earning First Team All-Region were freshmen Calum Rodger of Armadale, U.K. and Mohammad "Mo" Awadallah of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Awadallah led the Lakers with 15 goals on the year...
Iowa Lakes Women honored with postseason awards (11/12/14)
The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference has announced its All- Conference team for women's soccer. The Lakers had six women named to the three teams. Earning First Team All-Region for the Lakers were sophomore Kelsey Tonge of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and freshman Jessica Deleo of Spanish Fork, Utah. ...
Wave makers and record breakers (11/10/14)
MARSHALLTOWN -- The Lady Tiger swim team ended their season with a splash Saturday at the IGHSAU State Swimming and Diving Meet, breaking five school records on their way to a 14th place finish as a team out of 35 schools with state representation. "I felt really good about the day," Spencer girls swim coach Anne Roberts said. "Not only did all six events have personal bests, but even in the relays, they all had great splits. Everyone had a great day."...

Sports Briefs
Lady Lakers sweep weekend (11/24/14)
ESTHERVILLE -- The Iowa Lakes women's basketball team went 2-0 this weekend, beating the William Penn University JV 66-41 on Friday and Anoka Ramsey Community College 58-51 on Saturday in back-to-back home games. On Friday, the Lakers started out slow in the first half defensively and had only a five-point lead at halftime. ...
Lakers pummel William Penn JV (11/24/14)
ESTHERVILLE -- The Iowa Lakes men's basketball team moved to 4-2 on the season with a 102-75 win over William Penn's JV Friday evening. The Lakers were led by Justin Sloter with 23 points. Also scoring in double figures for the Lakers were Blake Wilder with 21, Lucas Smith with 16 and Rachard Moody with 13...

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