Sports

Girls place first in Hull

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley thrower Covey Wynia begins his discus motion at the Western Co-ed Invite. Wynia finished the event in 11th place with a best throw of 75-05. (Photo/Andrew Buckman). Makinze Rensink anchors Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley's 800 medley relay team at the...

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Girls’ unit captures third

Western Christian's Bentley Bliek begins her motion for the shot put at the Western Co-ed Invite. Bliek, a sophomore, took first in the JV section of the event, throwing a best hurl of 32-05.00. (Andrew Buckman) Western Christian sprinters Tristan Rozeboom (far left)...

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Comets dominate to open year

Braylen Crawford carries his golf bag on his back as he walks from one hole to the next during the first Siouxland Conference Meet of the season. Crawford shot a 39 to finish in sixth, while Boyden-Hull won the meet with a score of 149 Thursday, April 4. (Photo/Andrew...

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Western skirts past Royals

Western Christian Boys’ Golf Douma dominates to lead ’Pack boys’ golf to season-beginning victory Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Western Christian 163MMCRU 164MARCUS – Similar to the girls’ side, Western Christian boys’ golf played a tightly-contested match at...

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’Pack drops opening match

Western Christian Girls’ Golf Golfing without lone returner, inexperienced squad falls to MMCRU in Marcus Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Western Christian 246MMCRU 242MARCUS – Western Christian girls’ golf opened its season dropping a close meet to MMCRU on the...

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’Hawks clobber Orabs in Game 1

Bryanna Garcia keeps her eye on the ball as she attempts to push it up the field Tuesday, April 2, in Sheldon. Garcia tallied a goal on three shots in Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley's 6-0 defeat of the Orabs to open the season. (Photo/Andrew Buckman) Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley...

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’Hawks complete comeback

Ike Van Der Brink throws his arms in the air as he falls to the ground after being tackled by a Sheldon defender in open play. Van Der Brink scored two goals in Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley boys' soccer 5-3 win over the Orabs in Sheldon. (Photo/Andrew Buckman)...

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Baccam starts year in style

Western Christian Boys’ Soccer Western tallies three second-half goals to beat Dutch in first game of season Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Western Christian 0-3 3MOC-Floyd Valley 0-0 0ORANGE CITY – While overcoming some first-half-of-the-first-game struggles,...

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’Pack falls in close match

Western Christian girls’ Soccer Harberts tallies lone Western goal in season-opening home loss to MOC Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Western Christian 0-1 1MOC-Floyd Valley 0-2 2HULL – Following a four-day postponement, Western Christian girls’ soccer finally kicked...

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Boyden-Hull FFA banquet Tuesday, March 19

REPORTING ON PAST EXPERIENCES Pictured is FFA chapter reporter, Lauren Phillips (far right), who spoke on attending many events throughout the year and what the Boyden-Hull Chapter gleaned in attending the events and becoming a close FFA chapter. (Photo/Shane D....

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Boyden-Hull fifth-grade girls place fourth at state

The Boyden-Hull fifth-grade volleyball team poses with their medals after placing fourth in the gold bracket at state AAU. (Photo/Submitted) The Boyden-Hull fifth-grade girls’ volleyball team placed fourth in the gold bracket at state AAU Saturday, March 23. Makenna...

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Boyden-Hull hosts Swing Show performance

SOLOIST Pictured is soloist Kaylee De Jong during the Swing Show performance Thursday, March 21. (Photo/Shane D. Johnson) BOYDEN-HULL JAZZ CHOIR PERFORMS Pictured are members of the Boyden-Hull Jazz Choir performing at the Swing Show Thursday, March 21, at the...

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Western Christian students take tractors to school

Shane D. Johnson |Editor On Thursday, March 14, students at Western Christian High School got the opportunity to take their tractors to school. Pictured are students of Western Christian posing for a photo with their tractors. (Photo/Submitted)

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Area Honors Performances showcase musical talent on display

HULL CHRISTIAN REPRESENTED WELL AT HONORS PERFORMANCE Hull Christian School eighth graders violinist Maeley De Kam and cellist Ainsley Haveman performed at the Jan. 25 Northwest Iowa Honor Orchestra Festival on the campus of Northwestern College. (Photo/Julie Bosma)...

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Western Christian’s Winter Pops Concert

Maeva Haveman and Jessica Weilenga (l to r) are shown in the string orchestra in the Winter Pops Concert. The sopranos and altos of the cantus and concert choirs sang “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” The 727 jazz band played “Mamacita,” “Chameleon,” and “Diggin’ the...

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The allure of high school sports

Why northwest Iowa fosters a unique environment for the most unadulterated form of athletics Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter There is no purer level of athletics than high school sports. From the often small but packed environments to the passion supporters bring,...

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