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15
Apr

Kee girls track team finishes fifth at Postville Invitational

In what turned out to be its only competition of the week, the Kee girls track team ended up participating in just one meet this past week. The Lady Pirate Relays hosted by Postville High School Friday, April 10 ended up on that date after being postponed from its Tuesday, April 7 original date. The Lady Hawks used a pair each of second-and third-place finishes to headline their fifth-place team finish in the six-team field with 48 team points.
The Hawks also had the Thursday, April 9 Starmont Invitational canceled from their schedule this past week due to weather. Kee was scheduled to participate in the West Central Invitational Monday, April 13 at Oelwein High School before competing in the MFL/MarMac Invitational Thursday, April 16. The Hawks are then slated to host their own home invitational Tuesday, April 21before competing in the North Fayette Valley Invitational April 23.

Wed
15
Apr

Kee boys track team finishes eighth at Foster Kiesau Relays

The Kee boys track team competed in just one meet this past week due to rainy spring weather, that meet also being delayed a day for that same reason. The Hawks took part in the Foster Kiesau Relays hosted by Postville High School Friday, April 10, scoring points in six individual events to tally 24 team points and finish eighth in the nine-team final standings.
The Hawks were also scheduled to compete at the Edgewood-Colesburg Invitational Tuesday, April 7 but had that meet canceled due to rainy weather conditions. Kee was scheduled to participate in the West Central Invitational Monday, April 13 hosted by Oelwein High School before competing in the MFL/MarMac Invitational Thursday, April 16. The Hawks are then slated to host their own home invitational Tuesday, April 21 before competing in the North Fayette Valley Invitational Thursday, April 23.

Wed
15
Apr

Waukon boys golf team opens season with home loss to South Winneshiek


Waukon boys golf junior Luke Zezulka chips this ball on to the green in the Indians’ 196-162 home loss to South Winneshiek Monday, April 6 to open the season. Zezulka led the Indian scoring in the meet with a round of 45. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.

The Waukon boys golf team began its 2015 season with a  196-162 loss to South Winneshiek at the Waukon Golf and Country Club Monday, April 6. The Indians were also scheduled for a home course match-up with Charles City Tuesday, April 7, but that match was postponed to April 24 due to weather.
The Indians were slated to play back-to-back nights to open this week, Monday, April 13 at Waverly-Shell Rock and Tuesday, April 14 at home against MFL/MarMac before returning to Waverly this Saturday, April 18 for a tournament. The golf Tribe will then play another back-to-back pair to begin the following week, at Decorah Monday, April 20 before hosting Caledonia, MN Tuesday, April 21.

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Wed
15
Apr

Waukon girls defeat two of three opponents to open 2015 season


Waukon girls golf senior Jenny Bartling tees off in the Indians’ season-opening home win over South Winneshiek Monday, April 6. Bartling shot a round of 61 to help round out the Indians’ team scoring in their 239-245 victory. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link.

The Waukon girls golf team got its 2015 season underway in fairly good fashion, defeating two of three opponents faced during the initial week of competition this past week. The Lady Indians opened the season by edging out South Winneshiek at home, 239-245, Monday, April 6 before having a Tuesday, April 7 dual at Charles City postponed to Friday, April 10 and result in a triangular event. The Indians finished in the middle of that rescheduled threesome, tallying 228 strokes to finish behind New Hampton’s winning total of 195 strokes but just ahead of the 231 team score posted by the host school, Charles City.
The Indians were slated to host back-to-back nights of competition to start this week, inviting Waverly-Shell Rock to town Monday, April 13 and Decorah Tuesday, April 14. The lady linksters will then host Decorah Monday, April 20 before playing at Caledonia, MN Tuesday, April 21.

Wed
08
Apr

Waukon girls track team gets 2015 season underway at Frostbite Invitational

The Waukon girls track team finally got its first competition of the 2015 season underway, competing in the Frostbite Invitational Tuesday, March 31 at Sumner-Fredericksburg High School. The Indians dominated the relay events at the meet, winning five of those seven events in their total of six event victories on the night on the way to 143 team points for a second-place finish in the final five-team standings. The Tribe rounded out its relay dominance with one third-place finish and one runner-up effort in its total of three second-place event finishes at the meet.
The Lady Indians were scheduled to compete at the Charles City Invitational Tuesday, April 7 before traveling to Decorah for an invitational Friday, April 10. The Tribe will then host its own Early Bird Invitational Tuesday, April 14, beginning at 4:30 p.m.

Wed
08
Apr

Kee girls track team finishes fifth at North Fayette Valley Invite

The Kee girls track team took part in its initial outdoor competition of the 2015 season when the Lady Hawks traveled to West Union to compete in the North Fayette Valley Invitational Thursday, April 2. Competing in just 11 of the 19 events at the meet, the Hawks tallied one event win, two runner-up finishes and a third-place effort to pace a 31-point team scoring result that placed the Kee girls fifth in the final five-team standings.

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Wed
08
Apr

Kee boys track team finishes seventh at Waukon Early Bird


Kee boys track junior Logan Flack gets off to a good pace in the 800 meter run at the Waukon Early Bird Invitational Thursday, April 2. Flack scored Kee’s only points at the meet with what turned out to be a fourth-place finish in the event for team-scoring purposes. He actually finished fifth overall in the race with a time of 2:30.23, but Dubuque Hempstead had three runners finish within the top four placewinnings of the race, and teams are only allowed two competitors for team-scoring purposes, leaving Flack with fourth-place points for the Hawks.

The Kee boys track team competed outdoors for the first time this 2015 season, taking part in the seven-team Early Bird Invitational at Waukon Thursday, April 2. The Hawks tallied a total of four points at the meet to end up seventh in the final team standings that included squads from the Class 3A and Class 4A ranks.
The Hawks were also scheduled to compete at the North Fayette Valley Invitational in West Union Tuesday, March 31 but had that meet canceled due to weather and facility conditions.
Kee is scheduled for a busy week’s worth of competition with three meets slated within the next seven days, beginning with a Tuesday, April 7 competition hosted by Edgewood-Colesburg before taking part in the Postville Invitational Thursday, April 9. The Hawks are then slated to compete at the West Central Invitational being held at Oelwein High School Monday, April 13.

Wed
08
Apr

Waukon track boys finish third at Frostbite, fourth at home Early Bird


Waukon boys track senior Adam Benzing lunges for the finish line to help the Indians’ distance medley relay crew edge out Postville for third place at their own Early Bird Invitational Thursday, April 2 in a time of 4:03.42. Benzing also helped the Tribe’s shuttle hurdle relay team to a fourth-place finish with a clocking of 1:08.40.

The Waukon boys track team was finally able to get its 2015 season underway, competing in a pair of meets this past week that ultimately allowed the Indians to get their outdoor season underway as scheduled. The Indians finished third in the seven-team Frostbite Relays hosted by Sumner-Fredericksburg High School Tuesday, March 31 before hosting their own Early Bird Invitational at Waukon High School Thursday, April 2, where the Indians placed fourth out of seven teams on their home track.
The Indians were scheduled to compete at Decorah Monday, April 6 in the first of two meets hosted by the Vikings in the next week’s time. They will then take part in the Postville Invitational Thursday, April 9 before returning to Decorah Monday, April 13 and then competing in the New Hampton Invitational Thursday, April 16.

Wed
01
Apr

Waukon girls golf team returns five letterwinners for 2015


2015 Waukon girls golf team: Left to right - Front row: Abby Dixon, Payton Rissman, Kylee Hager, Adrianna Rocksvold, Samantha Swartz, Katelyn Kolsrud, Leslie Sivesind, Marisa Mitchell, Jessica Sholes, Jenny Bartling. Back row: Hannah Hennessy, Makayla Manning, Kayla Palmer, Annika Anderson, Alyvia Jones, Kelsey Cota, Hope Manning, Carley Sweeney, Mason Hermeier. Not pictured: Whitney Cota and Bailey Farley.

by Bob Beach

Wed
01
Apr

Waukon boys golf team looks to handful of varsity veterans for leadership during 2015 season


2015 Waukon boys golf team: Left to right - Front row: Riley Wyninger, Jess Kloke, Joe Lund, Lucas Ameida, Mason McMillan, Nathan Benzing, Shane Halverson. Back row: Luke Zezulka, Connor Hanson, Nick Bieber, Drake Jensen, Zach Bieber, Gus Pladsen, Sully Bucheit, Logan Sullivan. Not pictured: Devin Ryan.

by Bob Beach

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