The Decorah Nespapers
October 22, 2019
  • 'Fall Fiesta'
    'Fall Fiesta'
    About 140 people attended the Decorah Area Faith Coalition’s October Fiesta fundraising meal Friday evening, which raised more than $3,500 in donations. From left: Sarah Iversen, Gale and Rufina Caluya and Elise Nelson. (Photo by Julie Berg-Raymond). For more photos, and more information about the Decorah Area Faith Coalition, see next week’s Decorah Newspapers.
  • Alice in Wonderland'
    Alice in Wonderland'
    NMP's ‘Alice in Wonderland’ opens Oct. 23. Pictured above, from left, are hedgehogs Sally Edison-Albright, Taylor Vick, Aubrianna Moloken, Viola Vrtis (Photo by Julie Berg-Raymond). For more photos, see page A-13.
  • Final night at the mic
    Final night at the mic
    Tonight (Friday, Oct. 18), Elliott Christen will celebrate a milestone, one that is rarely found at the high school, collegiate or professional sports levels.  Tonight, will mark Elliott’s final regular season game as public address announcer for Decorah High School Football.  A position that he has held for the past 50 years.  
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  • Wagner, Schwartzhoff UIC champs
    It was a golden night for the South Winn boys’ and girls’ cross country teams, crowning both individual winners and claiming the boys’ team title at the Upper Iowa Conference meet in Guttenberg Thursday night. 
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  • Vikes top the conference, break three pool records at Boone
    For the third time in four years, the Decorah girls’ swim and dive team claimed the North Central Conference swim title with 628 points at Boone Saturday. Finishing second was the host team with 554 points. This was the 12th conference title in school history.
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  • Trojans clinch district title
    The Eight Man No. 3 Turkey Valley football team (8-0, 6-0) is in the driver’s seat in the district, after defeating Easton Valley (7-1, 5-1) on senior night Friday, 72-62.
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  • SW goes for 66 unanswered points for “W”
    There was a little bit of everything in Friday’s home finale for the South Winn football team (6-2, 4-1) — rushing, passing, interceptions, even a safety. In a 14-0 hole early because of poor execution on offense and special teams, the Warriors regrouped to score 66 unanswered points on Central Springs (3-5, 2-3) for the 66-14 district win.
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  • Playoff hopes remain alive
    After pulling out the 14-7 win over Waterloo East (3-5, 2-2) Friday night, the hopes of winning a district title are still alive for the Decorah football team (4-4, 3-1).
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  • Vikes finish fourth at NEIC tourney
    It didn’t go exactly as planned, but the Decorah volleyball team (14-18, 2-4 NEIC) played several tight sets Saturday at the Northeast Iowa Conference tournament, hosted by New Hampton.
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  • Lady Trojans roll 10-game win streak into postseason
    Closing out the regular season on a 10-0 run is the perfect momentum for the Turkey Valley volleyball team (19-12, 5-3 UIC) as the postseason is set to begin. 
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  • SW netters continue to struggle
    The South Winn volleyball team (2-20, 0-8 UIC) wrapped up the regular season on the road Thursday, falling to Postville (1-21, 1-6 UIC) 3-0. Set scores were 16-25, 20-25 and 17-25.
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  • Despite checking and re-checking the Pigskin Picks entries errors do happen and it indeed occurred in week five.

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  • Decorah harriers rock NEIC championships with another clean sweep
    Things were golden for the Decorah cross country teams Tuesday night as the Vikings swept all four cross country titles at Charles City at the Northeast Iowa Conference Meet.
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  • TV spikers finish UIC campaign with two wins

    It was the perfect way to cap off the Upper Iowa Conference schedule as the Turkey Valley volleyball team (17-12, 4-3 UIC) went 2-0 earlier this week.

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  • Decorah collapses versus No. 7 Go-Hawks
    It was a rough night on the court as the Decorah volleyball team (11-15, 2-4 NEIC) fell to Waverly-Shell Rock (37-6, 5-1 NEIC) on the road Tuesday night, 3-0.
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  • SW netters face senior night woes
    The South Winn volleyball team (2-24, 0-7 UIC) had a tough opponent as it celebrated its seniors Tuesday night. Facing one of the conference’s best teams in Clayton Ridge (14-16, 6-1 UIC), the Warriors fell, 3-0.
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  • Last week marked halfway through the annual Pigskin Picks contest with several big games on tap.

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  • Sharp Shooters deadline Friday
    The deadline for two Decorah Park-Rec. youth basketball leagues is Friday, Oct. 18. 
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