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New classifications for high school football approved

Classifications and new districts will begin during the 2023 season Nathan Broek | Sports Editor A football classification amendment approved by the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s board of control and a December vote by member schools was approved Thursday,...

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Boyden-Hull falls to Rock Valley 52-40

Brock Fisher of Boyden-Hull attempts to fight for a rebound during non-conference boys' basketball Tuesday, Jan. 10. The Comets defeated the Knights 63-58. (Photo/Nathan Broek) Comets still pleased with their overall effort in first game of a three-contest week Nathan...

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Competitive fire proves not to be enough

Haley Crawford of Boyden-Hull sets up on defense during non-conference girls' basketball versus Unity Christian Tuesday, Jan. 10. The Comets fell to the Knights 70-40. (Photo/Nathan Broek) Coach Nathan Alexander felt the game was better than against Sheldon, but...

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Western Christian takes eighth at Dan Pansch Invitationa

Abigail Kats of Western Christian puts pressure on a Sheldon-South O'Brien opponent at the Sergeant Bluff-Luton Lady Warriors Invitational Dec. 17. Kats was one of two Wolfpack female wrestlers to finish in second place at the Dan Pansch Girls' Wrestling Tournament...

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Coach Brian Moser earns Assistant Coach of the Year honors

ifca assistant coaches of the year Moser helped head coach Jayme Rozeboom and the Nighthawks’ football team to a 3-6 overall record Nathan Broek | Sports Editor The Iowa Football Coaches’ Association announced Sunday, Jan. 8, that Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley assistant...

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Nighthawks show why they are ranked 18th in the state

Jace Mulder of the Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley boys' wrestling team. Mulder was one of three individual champions at the G-T/R-A Invitational Wrestling Tournament Saturday, Jan. 7, also helping the Nighthawks claim the team title. (Photo/Nathan Broek) boyden-hull/rock...

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Poor shooting percentages take their toll down the stretch

Bentley Bliek of Western Christian fires a 3-pointer during girls' basketball against Worthington, Minnesota, Thursday, Jan. 5. The Wolfpack lost the contest 47-39. (Photo/Nathan Broek) western christian girls’ basketball Bentley Bliek of Western Christian fires a...

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Two finish third at Dan Pansch Invitational

Rylan DeGroot of the Western Christian boys' wrestling team. DeGroot was one of two third-place finishers at the Dan Pansch Invitational Wrestling Tournament at Brandon Valley High School in South Dakota Saturday, Jan. 7. (Photo/Nathan Broek) western christian boys’...

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Comets fail to climb out of early hole

Aubrey Marra of Boyden-Hull gets a Sheldon defender to jump on a pump fake during Siouxland Conference girls' basketball in Sheldon Friday, Jan. 6. The Comets fell to the Orabs 46-37. (Photo/Nathan Broek) boyden-hull girls’ basketball Boyden-Hull does claw to within...

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Lack of practice time keeps Comets from coming back

Carter Kleinwolterink of Boyden-Hull ducks around a Sheldon defender during Siouxland Conference boys' basketball in Sheldon Friday, Jan. 6. The Comets fell to the Orabs 46-41. (Photo/Nathan Broek) boyden-hull boys’ basketball Boyden-Hull falls short to Sheldon 46-41...

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Former local athletes aid Jackrabbits to national title

Former Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley and Western Christian standouts Garrett Greenfield and Levi Vanden Bos help SDSU to a win over NDSU Nathan Broek | Sports Editor One former Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley football standout and one Western Christian football standout helped aid...

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Coaching staff’s nerves quickly get put to rest

Karsten Moret of Western Christian bodies up a Worthington of Minnesota player on defense during boys' basketball Thursday, Jan. 5. The Wolfpack came away with a 73-37 win. (Photo/Nathan Broek) western christian boys’ basketball Western Christian rolls past...

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Late foul by Trinity proves costly

Madelyn Vis of Trinity Christian fights with a West Sioux player for the opening tip during War Eagle Conference girls' basketball Friday, Jan. 6. The Tigers fell to the Falcons 53-50. (Photo/Nathan Broek) trinity christian girls’ basketball Tigers do get a late look...

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Tigers fail to keep pace with Falcons

Cory Maassen of Trinity Christian sets up on defense during War Eagle Conference boys' basketball versus West Sioux Friday, Jan. 6. The Tigers lost the contest to the Falcons 72-48. (Photo/Nathan Broek) trinity christian boys’ basketball Trinity Christian fails to...

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Focused and tough Western Christian takes down SB-L 73-56

Caleb Douma of Western Christian sprints up the court in a transition opportunity for the Wolfpack during a boys' basketball game with Minneapolis North of Minnesota at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City Friday, Dec. 16. Western Christian played Sergeant...

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Poor shooting percentages once again main cause for defeat

Keahna Heynen of the Trinity Christian girls' basketball team. Heynen was one of three players to score 6 points to lead the Tigers' offense, but Trinity Christian fell to MMC-RU 42-28 in War Eagle Conference girls' basketball Tuesday, Dec. 20. (Photo/Shane Johnson)...

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Fatigue plays a factor in 71-47 defeat to MMC-RU

Drew Poppema of the Trinity Christian boys' basketball team. Poppema led the team in steals with three, but the Tigers fell to MMC-RU 71-47 in War Eagle Conference boys' basketball Tuesday, Dec. 20. (Photo/Shane Johnson) trinity christian boys’ basketball Due to...

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Second-quarter run by Sioux Center provides main difference

Rylee Kelderman of Boyden-Hull prepares to swat the ball away from a Sioux Center player attempting to shoot a floater in the lane during Siouxland Conference girls' basketball in Sioux Center Monday, Dec. 19. The Comets fell to the Warriors 55-39. (Photo/Nathan...

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Defensive effort proves not to be enough against SB-L

Aubri Kooiker of Western Christian whips a pass to a teammate during girls' basketball versus Westwood at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City Friday, Dec. 16. The Wolfpack played Sergeant Bluff-Luton Tuesday, Dec. 20, in Sergeant Bluff and fell short to the Warriors...

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