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Tigers dominate Bulldogs

ESTHERVILLE — Spencer headed to the Estherville Regional Wellness Center to face off against the Algona Bulldogs. The Tigers would dominate Algona with a team score of 139-39 for the girls. The girls won 11 of the 12 scheduled varsity events over Algona. Brooklyn Ferguson grabbed first place in the 200-yard freestyle. Audrey Farrar finished in first place in the 200-yard individual medley, Mya Miller took first in two events on the day in 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle.

Tigers drop match 3-0 to Mustangs

NEWELL — It hasn’t been the best of seasons so far for the Spencer Tigers in volleyball, currently sitting at a 5-13 record heading into Tuesday. They went on the road to face the 14-3 Newell-Fonda Mustangs.

The first match was a battle, with the Mustangs edging out the Tigers 25-22. It wouldn’t get any closer, as Newell-Fonda dominated the next two sets, 25-10 and 25-8.

Tigers finish in 3rd at Fort Dodge over weekend

FORT DODGE — On Saturday the Spencer girls swimming team traveled south to Fort Dodge Senior High School for the annual Gary Winkler Invitational. The Tigers would swim to a third place finish led by three third place finishes and one runner-up in the competition. The best finish for the Tigers was a runner up in the 50-yard freestyle, Brooklyn Ferguson finishes in second place. Mya Miller followed at third place and Emily Quanbeck finished in fourth place.

Tigers win once at Forest City Tournament

FOREST CITY — On Saturday, the Spencer varsity volleyball team traveled east to take part in the Forest City Tournament. The Tigers haven’t been doing so great, losing eight of their 10 matches coming into the day, with a 4-9 record on the season. If Spencer wants to turn around their season it needs to start happening soon. In the first matchup, the Tigers faced the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows Cowgirls who were 11-1 at the time of playing Spencer.

Tigers pull away from tough Warrior squad

SIOUX CENTER — Spencer made it three in a row heading into homecoming week, relying heavily on the foot of Izak Peterson, the typical Tiger ball control offense and a big pitch interception by Eli Hookfin to secure a 29-7 victory on the road against Sioux Center Friday night.

Rebels back to winning ways against Generals

SIOUX RAPIDS — Sioux Central had a chance to get back to .500 on the young season on Friday night, when the struggling Sibley-Ocheyedan Generals came to town. After a heartbreaking overtime loss the week before to Pocahontas Area, Sioux Central wanted to forget about that and move on.

Lakers pick up 2 wins and a catfish over the weekend

WAHPETON, N.D. — The Lakers traveled to Wahpeton, North Dakota, to play in the Wildcat Invitational at NDSCS. On Friday the Lakers opened with nationally ranked No. 16 North Dakota State College of Science and came up short losing 0-3 (15-25, 14-25, 17-25). Iowa Lakes bounced back in their evening match and defeated the Jamestown University JV 3-2 (25-20, 25-17, 19-25, 20-25, 15-9). On Saturday the Lakers opened with another nationally ranked team No.

Iowa Lakes claim 1-0 victory over Marshalltown

Iowa Lakes opened conference play at home Saturday, defeating Marshalltown 1-0. Iowa Lakes faced a Marshalltown side that set up defensively, making it difficult for the Lakers to break them down and find many chances on goal. The breakthrough came in the second half when Aphelele Nzwanga found Philmour Virgo on the back post to neatly tuck in the ball and give the Lakers the lone goal of the match. (Above) ILCC’s Lewis Duncan sets up a corner kick.

Pioneers begin district play with loss to Orabs

SHELDON — Okoboji played well but, ultimately, fell short in its first game of district play Friday night in Sheldon. The Pioneers fell 18-0 to the Orabs.

After a scoreless first quarter, Sheldon hit pay dirt in the second to take a 6-0 lead at the half. The Orabs tacked on a field goal in the third quarter to lead 9-0 before scoring nine in the fourth to put the game out of reach.

Race Results: IMCA Blue Ribbon Showdown

Wednesday, Sept. 14 — Presented by Spencer Office Supply



Race Results: The Battle of the Blue Ribbon

Tuesday, Sept. 13 — Presented by DeBerg Concrete and The Acre Company



Tiger girls edge Dutch, Harlan at Storm Lake

STORM LAKE — Sunrise Pointe Golf Course in downtown Storm Lake was the sight of a big cross-country meet on Tuesday. The Tigers traveled down to make their mark in the meet. For the varsity girls, it was an impressive performance, with three girls finishing in the top eight. Peyton Morey grabbed a second place finish, clocking a time of 20:30.60. Ivy Hamilton placed fifth once again, running to a time of 21:20.01. Emma Morey finished in eighth place with a time of 21:35.02.

Tigers outlast Rebels in close finish

SIOUX RAPIDS — Spencer traveled to nearby Sioux Rapids on Monday to face off against the Sioux Central Rebels in volleyball. When the game started the home team Rebels caught fire jumping out to a quick 10-0 lead in the first set.

Lakers rebound from weekend tourney, sweep Southwestern

It was only their third ICCAC match of the year but it was obvious from the start that the Lakers understood the implications that their match could have on the Region 11 playoff picture later in the season. The Lakers dominated the Southwestern Community College Spartans in the first two sets 25-8, 25-2, then experienced a major let down in the third set but managed to pull out a 25-23 come from behind win to sweep the match.

Lakers put 5 past Northeast

NORFOLK, Neb. — Iowa Lakes men's soccer team headed to Norfolk, Nebraska, to face Northeast Community College in their final match before Division I conference play commences. In a highly anticipated matchup against a Division II side that had toppled three out of the five Division I teams in the ICCAC, Iowa Lakes imprinted their standard of quality by defeating the Hawks, 5-0.

Gridiron Glance — Week 4

SPENCER (1-1, 0-0) at SIOUX CENTER (1-2, 0-0) — 7 p.m. Friday

After manhandling the Bishop Heelan Crusaders 31-7 on Friday, Spencer will look to extend their winning streak to three game they will hit the road on Friday night to Sioux Center to face off against the Warriors. In last year’s contest, Spencer pulled through in a tough contest, 17-7. Sioux Center comes in at 1-2 on the season losing their last two games.

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