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Ruckus Unity Christian crowd plays a factor

Breya Van Kley of Western Christian knocks the ball away from a Spencer shooter in the post during girls’ basketball Friday, Jan. 20. The Wolfpack fell to the Tigers 64-47. (Photo/Nathan Broek) Western Christian Wolfpack gets down 22-5 to start the game and never...

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Second-half adjustments pay off

Hunter Hofland drives into the post for a reverse layup during boys’ basketball versus Spencer Friday, Jan. 20. The Wolfpack defeated the Tigers 70-39. (Photo/Nathan Broek) After Unity Christian takes the lead into the halftime locker room, Western Christian claws...

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Fatigue plays factor in 79-31 defeat

Eli Klein of Trinity Christian pushes the ball up the court during a War Eagle Conference boys’ basketball game versus MMC-RU Jan. 10. The Tigers played at Harris-Lake Park Monday, Jan. 16, when Klein was one of two players to score 11 points, but Trinity Christian...

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Tight ballgame goes Tigers’ way

Karyn Uittenbogaard of Trinity Christian looks up at an MMC-RU defender during a War Eagle Conference girls’ basketball game Jan. 10. The Tigers played Harris-Lake Park Monday, Jan. 16, when Uittenbogaard scored 16 points and aided her team to a 49-42 win....

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Giveaways stall Comets’ first-quarter momentum

Eric Nilles (right in photo) of Boyden-Hull works on defense to stay in front of a George-Little Rock offensive player with Rilan Tiedeman (No. 35) looking to provide help during Siouxland Conference boys' basketball Friday, Jan. 20. The Comets defeated the Mustangs...

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MOC-Floyd Valley proves to be hard to stop on offense

Avery Noble of Boyden-Hull ties up a George-Little Rock player on defense during Siouxland Conference girls’ basketball Friday, Jan. 20. The Comets fell to the Mustangs 48-35. (Photo/Nathan Broek) Boyden-Hull, on the other hand, struggles to put the ball in the basket...

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Nighthawks take two of three in Spirit Lake Park quad

Jesue Garcia of Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley puts his West Lyon opponent Bryce Kock to his back for back points during a non-conference quadrangular hosted by Spirit Lake Park Tuesday, Jan. 17. Garcia won the match by fall in 4:57 as the Nighthawks won two of the three...

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Wolfpack battle, but fall short in three duals

Kyler Van Surksum, right, of Western Christian hand-fights with his West Sioux opponent Ethan Schurman during a home quadrangular Thursday, Jan. 12. Van Surksum won the match by a 13-9 decision. (Photo/Nathan Broek) Gavin DeHoogh and Brooks McFarland have good nights...

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Nighthawk girls finish fifth as a team in LeMars

Jadyn Leloux of the Western Christian girls' wrestling team. LeLoux finished in third place at 145 pounds at the LeMars Girls' Wrestling Tournament Invitational Saturday, Jan. 14. (Photo/Nathan Broek) Wolfpack girls get two third-place finishers Nicole Van Der Zwaag...

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Nighthawks claim two to kick off conference dual season

Colby Harmsen, right, works to defend a shot attempt from his Central Lyon/George Little Rock opponent, Sam Gruis, during a wrestling quadrangular in Rock Rapids Thursday, Jan. 12. (Photo/Jessica Jensen) Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley rolls over Generals, before defeating...

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Lack of shot-making rears its ugly head again

Anna Post of Trinity Christian pump fakes in the post with two Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union players coming in to defend during War Eagle Conference girls' basketball Tuesday, Jan. 10. The Tigers came up short to the Royals 39-33. (Photo/Nathan Broek) Tigers...

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Nighthawks take second place behind Hinton Bulldogs

Wolfpack finish 11th as a team, but get one individual champion in Rylan De Groot Nathan Broek | Sports Editor LEMARS-The Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley and Western Christian boys’ wrestling teams got back on the mats for a traditional individual tournament hosted by LeMars...

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’Pack have little trouble with Warriors

Tyler Mantel of Western Christian flies down the lane for a transition dunk during boys' basketball versus Sioux Center Tuesday, Jan. 10. The Wolfpack defeated the Warriors 68-26. (Photo/Sean Baccam) Class 2A fourth-ranked Western Christian tops Sioux Center 68-26...

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Western Christian falls to Sioux Center 67-43

Jenna Van Ottelroo of Western Christian flips up a shot attempt from deep in the lane during girls' basketball against Sioux Center Tuesday, Jan. 10. The Wolfpack fell to the Warriors 67-43. (Photo/Sean Baccam) Wolfpack give Warriors credit, but note a change in...

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More than coaching the game of football

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley assistant coach Brian Moser. Moser was named as the Assistant Coach of the Year in Class 3A by the Iowa Football Coaches Association. (Photo/Nathan Broek) Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley football assistant coach Brian Moser reflects on receiving...

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Royals hand Tigers a 68-50 defeat

Kyle Wynja of Trinity Christian fires a 3-pointer from the top of the key during War Eagle Conference boys' basketball versus Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union Tuesday, Jan. 10. The Tigers fell to the Royals 68-50. (Photo/Nathan Broek) Despite a small bench and the...

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B-H/RV female grapplers kick off 2023 at home

BHRV's Cameron Halbur works to muscle her Central Lyon/George-Little Rock opponent, McKenna Hooyer, to the mat during Siouxland Conference action hosted by the Lions Thursday, Jan. 12. (Photo/Jessica Jensen) Nighthawks get matches with MOC-Floyd Valley and one with...

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