Month: September 2016

Sloppy game still results in an impressive 52-6 blowout victory

POCAHONTAS-Class 2A fifth-ranked Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley will admit it did not play four clean quarters of football, but that was not much of a factor in the final result as the Nighthawks rolled over Pocahontas Area 52-6 in Class 2A District 1 football Friday.

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Comets face tough competition at Cherokee tourney

Boyden-Hull volleyball Comets face tough competition at Cherokee tourney CHEROKEE-Boyden-Hull went to the Cherokee volleyball tournament Saturday, Sept. 17, to test itself against some stiff competition. The Comets battled with each team they faced, but went 1-3 on the day.

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Friedrichsen and Kooima honored

ORANGE CITY-Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley softball head coach Sara Friedrichsen and Western Christian football coach Travis Kooima were recognized by Northwestern College in Orange City with the Red Raider Club coach of the year honors.

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Wolfpack find various success at Sioux Center Invite

SIOUX CENTER-The Western Christian cross-country team had an extra-long break prior to the Sioux Center Invitational Thursday due to inclement weather and that fact played a bit of a factor in the girls’ race, while the boys’ team looks primed to make a midseason push to Fort Dodge.

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Johanna Vermeer

Vermeer Vermeer 85 Sheldon, Iowa September 24, 2016 Johanna Vermeer, 85, of Sheldon, Iowa, formerly of Boyden, passed away Saturday, Sept.

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Cornie De Vos

Cornie De Vos 88 Hull, Iowa September 21, 2016 Cornie De Vos, 88, of Hull, Iowa, passed away Wednesday, Sept.

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Western opts out of national hot lunch program 

Western Christian High School has opted out of the national hot lunch program this year due to increasing red tape and stifling regulations. With this change, students are offered a cafeteria plan that has more flexibility and choice and eliminates waste because of food previously was required to be served.

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Photo booth makes great add-on business

When Sarah De Jong came up with the idea of adding a photo booth to her current photography business — now known as Photographic Memories and Photo Booth — she had no idea it would be such a big hit!

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2016 Western Christian homecoming celebrated

Students at Western Christian High School experienced a fun-filled week that led up to a homecoming game Friday evening, Sept. 23, against Hinton. Throughout the week, many activities were enjoyed along with several dress-up days.

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Nighthawks run away with a 55-21 victory over Orabs

ROCK VALLEY-Class 2A fifth-ranked Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley worked on its running game in practice this past week and the plan paid off big time in a 55-21 drubbing of Sheldon in District 1 football action Friday.

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Nighthawks build for the middle of the XC season

LAKE PAHOJA-The Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley cross-country team wanted to go into the Lake Pahoja Invitational, hosted by West Lyon High School, for better times and individual placings while Trinity Christian wanted to see continued improvements from its runners.

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Wolfpack start Lakes Conference play on a high note

HULL-The crowd was large and loud at the first home match of the season for the Class 2A top-ranked Western Christian volleyball team, and the Wolfpack fed off that energy in a 25-9, 25-13, 25-6 sweep of Cherokee in Lakes Conference play Tuesday, Sept. 13.

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Comets and Wolfpack compete at Sioux County tourney

SIOUX CENTER-After going 3-3 at a Nebraska volleyball tournament Sept. 1 and 2, Class 2A top-ranked Western Christian took to the Sioux County tournament and the Wolfpack played like a team poised to make a run at the state contest.

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