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October 29, 2020
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Ready to race at state
The Decorah girls' and boys' cross country teams will be running Friday, Oct. 30, at the state meet in Fort Dodge. Members of the Decorah teams racing include (front, l-r) Kriya Atwell, Madison Tollefson, Hogan Smith, Bennett Schutte; (back) Leila Johnson, Taryn Sanderman, Abby Halverson, Samantha See, Rebecca Anderson, Larsson Shockey, Noah Lovelace, Brady Hogan, Arlo Hayes and Izaak Eichinger. (Photo by Becky Walz)
  • TV postseason run ends in Saint Ansgar
    The season came to an end Monday night as the South Winn volleyball team fell to No. 9 Saint Ansgar 0-3 in the Class 1A regional semifinals.
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  • Kearney to receive IGHSAU Golden Plaque Award Saturday
    South Winneshiek cross country coach Kevin Kearney is the 2020 recipient of the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s Golden Plaque of Distinction Award.
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  • Five locals on Luther College swimming & diving teams

    Four Decorah High School and one South Winn graduates are on the Luther College men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams. 

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  • Brad Goth takes this week’s crown in the pigskin picks football contest.

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  • 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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  • 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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