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...

11/21/2019 - 12:25pm
According to head cross country coach Ben Demuth, when word got out about Derricklee Harms facing a battle with cancer, both he and his mom wanted to keep things quiet and let out any news about him on their terms. The rest of the team eventually found out what was going on, and so Demuth decided to take three of them to Iowa City to visit Harms...
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...
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...
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