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Wed
20
Jan

Waukon boys bowling team wins at Waterloo Columbus, 2361-2203, girls have late comeback fall shy, 2095-2128

The Waukon girls and boys bowling teams hit the road for the first time in the new year and came home with a split of their meet results at Waterloo Columbus Friday, January 15, coming within less than 35 pins of recording a complete meet sweep of the host Sailors. The Indian girls fell just shy of that sweeping effort, having a Baker round comeback surge not be enough to avoid the short end of a 2095-2128 final result against their Columbus counterparts, while the Indian boys took control of their dual early before holding on late for their second victory of the season, 2361-2203.

Wed
13
Jan

Kee girls basketball team plays to undefeated week with four victories over Upper Iowa Conference opponents


Setting up her defense ... Kee girls basketball sophomore Alison Wagner lines up to defend an inbounds pass in the Lady Hawks’ 59-35 home win over West Central Friday, January 8. Wagner finished the game with one rebound. Photo courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Kee girls basketball team played its way through its busiest week, by far, of this season’s schedule, with four games in a span of six days, and also played to its most successful week of this season, by far, by putting all four of those games in the win column, snapping what had amounted to a three-game losing streak that dated back to mid-December. The undefeated past week all came against Upper Iowa Conference opponents, starting with consecutive road wins at Clayton Ridge, 40-32, Monday, January 4 and at South Winneshiek, 50-27, Tuesday, January 5 before wrapping up at home with their highest scoring totals of the season, a 59-35 win over West Central Friday, January 8 and a 64-30 triumph over Postville Saturday, January 9.

Wed
13
Jan

Waukon girls bowling team posts 1920-1854 win over North Fayette Valley at home, boys fall by 2407-2458 final result


Rounds out team scoring ... Waukon girls bowling sophomore Haley Rochin tosses a ball down the lane in the Indians’ 1920-1854 home victory over North Fayette Valley Friday, January 8. Rochin completed the Indian team scoring in the meet’s head-to-head round of competition with games of 116 and 103 for a 219 series. Standard photo by Joe Moses. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

Lets it fly ... Waukon boys bowling sophomore Tyler Jones unleashes a roll in the Indians’ 2407-2458 home loss to North Fayette Valley Friday, January 8. Jones rolled a 271 series for the Indians made up of games of 128 and 143. Standard photo by Joe Moses. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon girls and boys bowling teams returned to action following the holiday break, hosting North Fayette Valley Friday, January 8. The bowling Indians ended up splitting those two meets by close results, the Lady Indians securing their second win of the season, 1920-1854, and the Waukon boys coming up just shy of their second victory in falling by a 2407-2458 result.

The Indians are next scheduled to travel to Waterloo Columbus this Friday, January 15 before bowling at Oelwein Friday, January 22. The bowling Tribe will then host Sumner-Fredericksburg Friday, January 29 before competing in its Conference Tournament Saturday, January 30 at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo.

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Wed
13
Jan

Kee boys basketball team splits pair of UIC games, falls at South Winneshiek, 46-36, and posts 70-37 home win over West Central


Double-double in points and boards ... Kee boys basketball junior Jonah Reinke soars for a rebound in the Hawks’ 70-37 home win over West Central Friday, January 8. Reinke recorded a double-double effort in the ballgame by pouring in 16 points and ripping down a team-high 11 rebounds, also recording one each of assists and steals in the Kee victory. Photo courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Kee boys basketball team got its first taste of Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) action in the new year, earning a split of two games against UIC opponents this past week to not only get its first win of the new year but to also snap what had amounted to a three-game winless streak that began prior to the recent holiday break. The Hawks opened the week being held to their lowest UIC scoring total so far this season in suffering a 46-36 loss at South Winneshiek Tuesday, January 5, but bounced back quite well with their highest point total overall for this season in a 70-36 home triumph over West Central Friday, January 8.

Wed
13
Jan

Waukon boys basketball team splits pair of NEIC battles, falling in rematch at Decorah, 53-47, but beating New Hampton, 80-54


Braxton to the basket ... Waukon boys basketball junior Braxton Stewart goes strong to the basket for two of his 11 points in the fourth quarter of the Indians’ 80-54 home win over New Hampton Friday, January 5. Stewart scored all 11 points of his points in that fourth quarter, and he also pulled down five rebounds and dished out one assist in the win. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

Returning from the holiday break to add a first win of 2021 to a three-game win streak, the Waukon basketball team followed that weekend win with a split of its two games this past week, both against Northeast Iowa Conference opponents. The Indians opened this past week with a 53-47 loss at Decorah Tuesday, January 5 to end up with a season split against the Vikings but then bounced back with an 80-54 home win over New Hampton Friday, January 8.

Wed
06
Jan

Waukon and Kee girls basketball teams match up to begin 2021 portion of their schedules; Waukon records 55-42 win

The holiday break came to an early end for both the Waukon and Kee girls basketball teams, as the two intra-county opponents took to the court together in Lansing Saturday, January 2 to begin the 2021 portions of their schedules. The larger school Indians used their team depth and aggressive nature to build double-digit leads in each of the game’s two halves, but also had to hold off some late Hawk charges in each of those halves before coming away with the 55-42 Waukon victory.

Wed
06
Jan

Waukon and Kee boys basketball teams take to the court against each other following the holiday break; Waukon fires away to 88-42 victory

The Waukon and Kee boys basketball teams got the new year off to an early competition start when the Indians traveled to the home of the Hawks Saturday, January 2 for a non-conference match-up to start the 2021 portions of their respective schedules. Although the host Hawks had the leading scorer in the contest, with junior Dalton Dibert pouring in 23 points, the Indians had five players finish in double figures and nine players score overall on the way to an 88-42 win over Kee.

Wed
06
Jan

Waukon wrestling, bowling teams return to action this week

The Waukon girls and boys bowling teams are scheduled to resume their post-holiday competition schedule Friday, January 8 by hosting North Fayette Valley. The Waukon wrestling team will get action back underway on the mat following the holiday break with a Thursday, January 7 dual at Oelwein before competing at the Crestwood Tournament Saturday, January 9.
 

Wed
30
Dec

Crowning of junior Haley Meyer as Class 1A State Champion highlights 2020 Kee cross country season

The 2020 Kee cross country experienced the spectrum of emotions from start to finish this past fall. Beginning with the fear of the unknown as to whether there would even be a season due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has had the entire globe in its grip since the first couple months of the year 2020, the Hawks had their fall campaign end at every team’s ultimate destination and also experienced the thrill of laying claim to one this season’s ultimate prizes when junior Haley Meyer ran to her Class 1A State Championship.

Wed
30
Dec

Kee boys basketball team falls in UIC road battle at Clayton Ridge

The Kee boys basketball team wrapped up the pre-holiday portion of its schedule with a trip to Clayton Ridge Tuesday, December 22. The event was scheduled to be an Upper Iowa Conference girl/boy doubleheader, but the girls game was postponed until January 4. The Hawk boys played the host Eagles closely in nearly every aspect of their game, but the free throw line proved to be their undoing in suffering a 51-43 defeat.

Holding a 4-4 overall record that includes a 3-3 mark in Upper Iowa Conference play, the Hawks will remain idle until returning to action after the holidays with a Saturday, January 2 home date against Waukon. The Kee boys will then play at South Winneshiek Tuesday, January 5 before hosting West Central Friday, January 8.

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