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October 27, 2020
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The South Winn senior football players show off the 2020 state qualifying banner following Friday’s exciting 21-14 win over Lake Mills. Pictured with the banner are (front, l-r) Dominic Sisneros, Calvin Knutson, Damon Meyer; (middle) Cael Kuboushek, Zach Taylor, Shawn Israel; (back) Ty Jacobsen, Jacob Herold and Collin Wiltgen. (Photo by Marie Conway)
Sunday, August 16, 2020 8:41 AM
In response to directives from the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the Presidents Council of the American Rivers Conference (A-R-C), Luther College’s intercollegiate athletic conference passed a resolution Monday to postpone football, women’s and men’s soccer and volleyball to spring 2021. The conference intends to move forward with fall competition in women’s and men’s cross country, women’s golf and women’s tennis. Schedules will be determined and announced at a later date.
  • Racing for a trophy; four Winneshiek County teams qualify for state
    Look out Fort Dodge — Winneshiek County harriers are coming. Four county cross country teams qualified for the state cross country meet, by placing at their respective state qualifying meets last week. Next up — a chance to earn a trophy, as all four will take the course in Fort Dodge for the state meet, Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31 (see box for details).
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  • TV spikers cage Panthers, 3-2
    They finally did it.  After falling to Tripoli eight of the last 10 postseasons, the Turkey Valley volleyball team (20-6) defeated the Panthers, 3-2, Wednesday night at home. Set scores were 25-21, 12-25, 25-21, 17-25 and 16-14.
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  • Warriors to travel to Saint Ansgar
    The season lives on for the No. 7 South Winn football team. The Warriors (8-1) punched their ticket into the sweet 16 Friday night by defeating Lake Mills (5-4) at home in the second round of the postseason, 21-14.
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  • Vikes playoffs end with W-SR
    Facing No. 2 Waverly-Shell Rock for the third time in a week, the Decorah volleyball team closed out the 2020 season, falling 3-0. Set scores were 10-25, 18-25 and 19-25.
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  • Vikings stifled by Wahlert to end season
    Although the Decorah football team (6-2) fell short of its postseason goals, the Viking players and coaches will always remember the 2020 season district title they earned during a pandemic.
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  • Eight golds for Decorah swimmers
    The Decorah swim and dive team had another strong showing in the lanes in Waterloo Thursday. The Vikes competed against Waterloo in a team dual, winning both the varsity and JV meets, with the varsity score 120 to 66 and JV 140 to 13.
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  • Viking spikers sweep past Mason City in regional

      The season lives on for the Decorah volleyball team.

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  • Bring on Tripoli; TV netters spike Kee 3-0 in first round

    The season remains alive for the Turkey Valley volleyball team as the Trojans defeated Kee 3-0 Monday night at home.

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  • Warriors come up short versus MFL

    The season has come to an end.

    In the first round of the Class 2A Region 7 playoffs, the South Winn volleyball team (4-21) fell to MFL MarMac (8-10) in three sets, 18-25, 14-25 and 14-25.

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  • Week five brought some close contests in the pigskin picks football contest. This week, there were only 17 games figuring into the results, instead of the usual 19, because two games —Oklahoma State at Baylor, and Florida versus LSU were both postponed due to COVID-19 illnesses.
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  • Roger Jaeger receives Athletics Meritorious Service award
    Roger Jaeger, a 1972 graduate of the University of Wisconsin, was presented the Luther College Athletics Meritorious Service Award on Saturday, Oct. 10, as part of the Luther College Virtual Homecoming weekend. A formal in-person ceremony will take place on a date yet to be determined.
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  • Jaeger, Leake, Wright inducted into Luther College Athletic Hall of Fame
    John Jaeger, Richard Leake and Dr. Jacki Wright were inducted into the Luther College Athletic Hall of Fame as part of the Luther College Virtual Homecoming weekend Saturday, Oct. 10. A formal in-person Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on a future date yet to be determined.
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  • Another NCC title for Decorah swimmers
    Saturday marked the fourth time in five years, and the 13th in school history, the Decorah girls swim team has earned the North Central Conference swim title with 443 points. Favored to win by 90 points was Boone, who finished as the runner-up with 393 points.
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  • Coach Ohrt collects 100th win
    Not only did the South Winn football team (7-1) advance to round two of the 2020 playoffs, the Warriors also handed Coach Jason Ohrt his 100th career win who has been at the helm of the program since coming to Calmar in 2007. Friday night, the Red and White shut out Nashua-Plainfield in Calmar, 42-0.
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  • TV closes out the season with Kee
    Hurting from the loss of several running back and an injury to starting QB, the Turkey Valley football team (2-5) faced an uphill battle Friday at Kee (5-3) in the first round of the 2020 football playoffs. In the end it was the Hawks getting the best of the Trojans, 50-24.
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