Sports

01/16/2020 - 11:14am

The Eagle girls basketball team seemed to come out with the determination of ending their losing streak against the Bison from North Iowa in a home game last Friday. After forging a 12-2 lead after one quarter, and a 23-12 halftime advantage, they ended up having to hold off a furious comeback bid to get their initial win of the year by a 42-36 final.

It was a ragged start for both...

01/16/2020 - 11:12am
Following a great and inspired effort in Monday night’s win, the Eagles kept the momentum going in taking a 45-36 victory at North Union last Tuesday. Both teams wanted it through the first half, keeping the score constantly close as the first period ended at 12-11 in favor of the Warriors. The Eagles hung tough until they could tie it at 22...
01/16/2020 - 11:11am
The Eagle wrestling team hosted Garner-Hayfield/Ventura, North Union and West Hancock last Thursday and came away with two more wins. They got the measure of the Cardinals 44-36 and easily defeated a small Warrior squad 70-12. The Eagles from the north turned the tables on them for a 45-36 victory. In the dual with the Cardinals, it was led off at...
01/09/2020 - 12:36pm
It seemed that they were doing it as much for Kris Purcell as for themselves. In an already special night of honoring cancer survivors and people lost to cancer, Austin & Allison’s mom took center stage in the players thoughts after they each presented her with a long stem rose prior to the tip-off of their game against West Bend-Mallard...
01/09/2020 - 12:32pm
In arguably playing their closest game yet this year, the Eagle Grove varsity girls hung around most of the night with visiting West Bend-Mallard before falling 49-36. The Wolverines came in riding a three-game winning streak after losing their first four this year. The home team stayed close through the first period. The Wolverines scored the...
01/02/2020 - 10:42am
Out of all the high school wrestling teams in Iowa, a large number of them likely have at least one or even two brothers on the team. But I doubt that there’s very many that can boast of five sets of brothers. Eagle Grove can now claim to be one of them. Meet the Dawson, Graham, Mendoza, Rolon and Gaspar brothers up close and personal....
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