Sports

12/12/2019 - 12:58pm

There is becoming an increasing number of girls wrestling on high school teams in Iowa, and it’s to the point where they now have their own AAU state tournament. There are a few of them here in Eagle Grove trying the sport, and a couple have already found some success.

According to assistant high school coach Aaron Schafer, Lily Locke and Jaymie Anderson have done very well in...

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...
10/03/2019 - 10:30am
It was a good showing for the Eagle Grove cross country team last Tuesday at the Humboldt Invitational held at Sheldon Park. The Wildcats feasted on home cooking to take the title with 41 points, followed in the top five of 18 complete teams by Fort Dodge with 108, Ogden with 127, St. Edmond with 128 and Clear Lake with 132. The Eagles were next...
09/26/2019 - 12:08pm
The Eagle Grove football team was no match for the home Tigers of South Hardin last Friday in a 67-0 loss in their final non-district matchup. Roberto Calles tried hard to do his share in gaining 66 yards on 19 attempts (3.5-yard average). Jake Darland rushed for 26 yards on nine carries and Joel Mendoza 14 yards on 14 attempts. Darland finished...
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