Sports

11/14/2019 - 3:31pm

The final season stats for Eagle Grove’s varsity football team show several athletes leading the way on both sides of the ball. At quarterback, Jake Darland went 17 of 70 for 309 total yards for a 24.3 completion percentage. He threw for 18.2 yards per completion, with one touchdown toss and 10 interceptions.

His targets were led by Nick Huntley with 13 catches for 267 yards (20.5...

10/31/2019 - 11:22am
They’ve both been there before, and now are going back. After last Thursday’s 2A qualifier at Dike, Lea Friedl and Jon Koester will return to Fort Dodge for yet another crack at a state medal. Friedl, a junior, makes her second straight run at Kennedy Park/Lakeside golf course after grabbing the 15th and final spot at the finish. Her...
10/24/2019 - 9:48am
The Top of Iowa cross country meet was held last Thursday at the NIACC campus in Mason City. West Fork placed four runners in the top 18 to easily take the team crown with 64 points. They were followed in the top five by Newman Catholic at 98, St. Ansgar at 106, Central Springs at 112 and the Eagles at 129 points. Riley Witt of the Saints was the...
10/17/2019 - 9:48am
The latest running of the historic and prestigious Dick Bell Invitational saw beautiful weather and both strong teams and individual runners last Tuesday at the Eagle Grove Country Club course. The Eagles team took fifth in the final standings, scoring 137 points. A talented Gilbert squad used four runners in the top 10 to propel themselves to the...
10/10/2019 - 11:01am
The sport of volleyball, as in most other high school sports, requires the right technique for effective serving and blocking and especially hitting. A good, effective hitter, who can consistently have the ball set where she needs it to make a strong swing and score the point, can be the difference between a merely good offense and a great scoring...
10/03/2019 - 10:32am
It was a thrilling moment last Friday night in Pocahontas when Mark Dawson stepped in front of a pass deep in Eagle territory and returned it 85 yards for a score. Trouble was, there weren’t near enough other moments similar to that in a 52-8 Eagle loss to the Indians. Roberto Calles ran the ball 13 times for 23 yards, and was joined in...
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