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Wed
26
Jan

Waukon wrestling team has five ladies compete in the Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials State Tournament


State Fourth-Place 105-pounder ... Waukon wrestling sophomore Mia Kurth wrestled to a fourth-place finish in the 105-pound weight class bracket at the Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association Girls State Wrestling Tournament held at the Xtream Arena in Coralville Friday and Saturday, January 21-22. Kurth won four out of her six matches at the tournament, with all four of her wins coming by fall and two of those coming in dramatic fashion to overcome third period deficits. Her lone losses at the event came to the undefeated eventual champion and the third-place finisher in her weight class.

Meridian Snitker, Mia Kurth wrestle to top-six individual placewinnings to lead Indian team effort within top 20% of 145-team scoring field

The Waukon wrestling program was well represented once again at the fourth annual Iowa Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association (IWCOA) Girls State Wrestling Tournament held Friday and Saturday, January 21 and 22 at the Xtream Arena in Coralville. This year’s largest-ever event of nearly 700 young ladies competing from 158 high schools across the state of Iowa featured the mat Tribe’s largest-ever participation as well with five young ladies taking to the mat, with that Indian effort resulting in a pair of podium placewinnings among the top six wrestlers in their respective weight classes and a team finish within the top 20% of the meet’s 145-team scoring field.

Wed
26
Jan

Kee boys basketball team wins two of three games, falls at home to Charles City before sweeping Postville and Turkey Valley in UIC pair


Honoring a “grand” achievement ... Prior to the start of the Kee boys basketball home game with Charles City Monday, January 17, senior Dalton Dibert was honored for reaching the 1,000-point career scoring milestone during the Hawks’ 56-55 home loss to North Fayette Valley Thursday, January 13. The first four points Dibert scored in that game pushed him to the 1,000 point mark in his career, making him the sixth Kee boys basketball player to achieve that milestone, as he joined former Hawks Ric Zarwell, Pat Heiderscheit, Gabe Schultz, Quinn Schultz and Danny Brennan in that “grand” scoring accomplishment. Photo courtesy of Kee High School Yearbook.

The Kee boys basketball team played through another fairly busy week of multiple ballgames, competing in three games in a matter of five days this past week. The Hawks opened the week with back-to-back home games, first falling to Charles City, 59-48, Monday, January 17 before disposing of Postville with relative ease, 70-50, Tuesday, January 18. The Hawks then wrapped up the week hitting the road but doing so successfully with a 71-56 win at Turkey Valley Friday, January 21.

Wed
26
Jan

Waukon boys basketball team extends current win streak to three games


Team-high board work ... Waukon boys basketball senior Lincoln Snitker elevates toward the basket in the Indians’ 62-52 home win over Prairie du Chien, WI Tuesday, January 18. In his first game of the season after resting a football injury, Snitker grabbed a team-high 11 rebounds while scoring seven points and dishing out a pair of assists as well. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

After not taking the court in more than a week’s time due to weather and other postponements a week earlier, the Waukon boys basketball team put together its first undefeated week of the season and established a win streak that now stands at three games after a pair of home wins this past week. The Indians first secured a non-conference win at home over Prairie du Chien, WI Tuesday, January 18 by a 62-52 final result before avenging an earlier season loss to New Hampton with a 64-49 triumph at home Friday, January 21 that marked their first Northeast Iowa Conference victory of this season.

Wed
19
Jan

Waukon High School cheerleading squad ranks among Iowa’s best ...

In addition to cheering on its football schoolmates, the Waukon High School cheerleading squad participated in its own competition season this past fall. The Indians ended up finishing among the best in the state of Iowa once again this season in those competition activities over three consecutive weekends.

The squad started its competition season at the Triton Cheer Challenge held at Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge Sunday, October 24. In that competition, the Indians placed first in three different divisions of competition, including Band Chant, Time Out and Fight Song, along with finishing second in the Stunt division. Pictured above at that Triton Cheer Challenge are: Left to right - Front row: Shania Dundee, Ella Dehli, Kylie Strittmater, Princess Goc Ong, Hayden VanGorp, Candyce Klein Hagensick; Bank row: Remy Gulla, Gracia Goc Ong, Ana Acosta, Sofia Acosta, Keira Miller, CiAnne Robinson.

Wed
19
Jan

Waukon High School alum Jason Piittmann to be inducted into Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame


Jason Piittmann ...

The 43rd enshrinement into the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association (WFCA) Hall of Fame will take place in Madison, WI at the Marriott West April 2 of this year, and among this year’s 12 newly inducted members will be Waukon High School 1988 graduate Jason Piittmann.

Piittmann, the son of Gerald and Diane Piittmann of Waukon, has spent the last 22 years at Kewaskum High School in Kewaskum, WI, assuming the head football coaching reins in 2003 and compiling a 16-year head coaching record of 140 wins against just 39 losses. Not straying too far from his own high school alma mater’s mascot namesake, Piittmann guided the Kewaskum Indians to 10 consecutive seasons of 10 or more wins during his tenure.

Wed
19
Jan

Kee boys basketball team drops 56-55 home heart-breaker to NFV as senior Dalton Dibert reaches 1,000-point milestone

In what turned out to be its only competition of this past week, the Kee boys basketball team played host to North Fayette Valley Thursday, January 13 in a game rescheduled from December, aand senior Dalton Dibert made it worth the wait, as he poured in the 1,000th point of his high school basketball career in the game’s first quarter. Despite Dibert’s milestone achievement and a valiant comeback effort from a 34-19 halftime deficit, the Kee boys ended up having the game snatched away in the closing seconds for a 56-55 Hawk defeat.

Wed
12
Jan

Waukon boys basketball team wraps up busy first week of the new calendar year with a lone win at end of four-game stretch


Double-double in first game back ... Waukon boys basketball senior Braden Hemann gets a shot up and draws the foul right before halftime in the Indians’ 64-60 home loss to Kee Monday, January 3. In his first game back from a broken arm suffered during the football season, Hemann recorded double-double totals of 18 points and 13 rebounds while also dishing out four assists, swiping three steals and blocking two shot attempts in the game. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Waukon boys basketball team got the 2022 portion of its schedule underway with its busiest week of the season, saving its best for last for the week with its only win of the week and its second victory of the season, a 63-58 edging of Turkey Valley at the Upper Iowa University Winter Classic in Fayette Saturday, January 8. Prior to that triumph, the Indians opened the new year with three consecutive losses, 64-60 at home to Kee Monday, January 3, 59-44 at home to Crestwood Thursday, January 6 in a game rescheduled from December 10, and a 71-67 loss at Charles City Friday, January 7.

Wed
12
Jan

Waukon girls basketball team plays to undefeated first week of new year with four consecutive wins


Looking to drive by ... Waukon girls basketball sophomore Kaitlyn Krambeer looks for an opening in the Kee defense in the Indians’ 56-33 home win over the Hawks Monday, January 3. Krambeer finished the game with four points. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Waukon girls basketball team returned to action following the holiday break, playing in its busiest week of the season and ending up with its most successful week of the season by winning all four games. That undefeated effort began with wins of 56-33 at home over Kee Monday, January 3 before three consecutive nights of triumph to end the week. That final streak included a 41-38 home edging of Crestwood Thursday, January 6 in a game rescheduled from December 10 by winter weather, a 66-36 road rout of Charles City Friday, January 7 and a 58-42 win over Wapsie Valley Saturday, January 8 in the Winter Classic at Upper Iowa University in Fayette.

Wed
12
Jan

Kee girls basketball team begins new calendar year with single win


Historic Hawk ... Kee girls basketball senior Reagan Mudderman rewrote Kee girls basketball program history in the Lady Hawks’ 44-32 home win over South Winneshiek Tuesday, January 4, as the first five points she scored in that game pushed her past the Kee girls basketball all-time career scoring mark of 1,364 points established by 2007 Kee High School graduate Chandran Duffy. That fifth and historical point came on a lay-up with 1:44 left to play in the first quarter as part of a 25-point performance by the four-year varsity starter for the Lady Hawks. Mudderman put herself within easy striking distance of that record with a 24-point performance just the night before in a 56-33 Kee loss at Waukon, where she is pictured below soaring in for two of those points. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage. The individual photo above taken after Mudderman’s historic effort is courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook.

Senior Reagan Mudderman becomes Kee girls basketball’s all-time leading scorer

The Kee girls basketball team returned to the court following its holiday break, returning to the win column just one time in a busy week of three games for its first week of the new calendar year. That lone Lady Hawk victory of the week also featured some Kee girls basketball history, as a 44-32 home win over South Winneshiek Tuesday, January 4 saw Lady Hawk senior Reagan Mudderman become the program’s all-time leading scorer early on in her 25-point performance in the contest, surpassing the previous mark of 1,364 points scored by Chandran (Duffy) Lapel during her Kee girls basketball career during the 2004-2007 seasons.

Wed
12
Jan

Kee boys basketball team starts new calendar year with three straight wins before suffering lone loss of busy four-game week


Team-high board work ... Kee boys basketball senior Damon Weber goes airborne to rip down a rebound in the Hawks’ 64-60 win at Waukon Monday, January 3. Weber finished the game with nine points and a team-high six rebounds he shared with fellow senior Jonah Reinke while also swiping two steals and blocking one shot attempt. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Kee boys basketball returned from its holiday break to play its busiest week of the entire season, finding some early success before losing some steam in its fourth and final game for a lone loss of the week. That early success began with back-to-back nights of victory in a pair of close ballgames, 64-60 at Waukon Monday, January 3 and 60-55 Tuesday, January 4 at home against South Winneshiek, with a third straight victory of the new year coming at home Friday, January 7 against West Central, 74-44. Kee’s fourth game of the week, and its second of a second pair of back-to-back battles, saw the bucket Hawks run out of gas a bit in falling to Hudson by a 74-49 result as part of a multi-team, multi-game Winter Classic event hosted by Upper Iowa University in Fayette Saturday, January 8.

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