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Kee boys basketball team adds three more games to its undefeated start to the season, including pair of UIC games and overtime thriller over Alburnett at UIU


A Strong baseline move ... Kee boys basketball junior Karsen Strong drives hard to the basket along the baseline in the Hawks’ 55-33 home win over Postville Tuesday, December 12. Strong scored 12 points, grabbed nine rebounds, dished out three assists and swiped two steals in the Kee win. Photo by Danielle Potter. 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 team continued to roll its way through its early-season schedule, competing in its busiest week of the season and adding three more game to its undefeated start to this 2023-2024 campaign of now eight consecutive victories. Those three additional triumphs all came at increasingly more difficult degrees of difficulty, beginning with a 55-33 home win over Postville Tuesday, December 12 and wrapping up with back-to-back victories away from home, 65-49 at South Winneshiek Friday, December 15 and 58-55 in overtime over Alburnett at the UIU Shootout hosted by Upper Iowa University in Fayette Saturday afternoon, December 16.

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Kee girls basketball team produces some of its best results within past several years in undefeated week of two UIC wins


Battling for the ball ... Kee girls basketball senior Mallory Mohn battles for the ball in the Hawks’ 72-38 home win over Postville Tuesday, December 12. Mohn scored four points, swiped four steals, dished out one assist and pulled down three rebounds before leaving the game with an injury. Photo by Danielle Potter. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Kee girls basketball team played its way to an undefeated week with a pair of victories in Upper Iowa Conference play this past week that saw the Lady Hawks score the most points they have since December 2016 in one game and follow that with the least points they’ve allowed since January 2019. The Kee girls opened the week with a 72-38 home win over Postville Tuesday, December 12 before recording a 40-16 triumph at South Winneshiek Friday, December 15.

Holding a 5-3 season record, including a 5-2 mark in Upper Iowa Conference play, the Lady Hawks were next scheduled to wrap up the pre-holiday portion of their schedule, traveling to West Central Tuesday, December 19 before hosting New Hampton Thursday, December 21. The Hawks will then return to the court after the new year with a Tuesday, January 2 game at Waukon followed by a home match-up with Turkey Valley Friday, January 5.

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Waukon girls basketball team splits NEIC pair with 59-35 road win at New Hampton, 59-34 loss at Class 4A fourth-rated Waverly-Shell Rock

The Waukon girls basketball team played to a split of its two games this past week, both of them being played on the road and against Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) foes. The Lady Indians snapped their recent two-game skid with a 59-35 win at New Hampton Tuesday, December 12 before falling to Class 4A fourth-rated Waverly-Shell Rock by a 59-34 final result Friday, December 15.

Holding a 3-4 season record that includes a 1-2 mark in NEIC play, the Lady Indians were next scheduled to wrap up the pre-holiday portion of their schedule with two home games, hosting Decorah Tuesday, December 19 before playing again Thursday, December 21 at home against Sumner-Fredericksburg. The Tribe will return to the court after the new year Tuesday, January 2 for a home game with Kee before traveling to Charles City Friday, January 5.

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Waukon boys basketball team plays to split of two NEIC road games, winning at New Hampton, 64-43, before falling at Waverly-SR, 65-29

The Waukon boys basketball team played to a split of the two games on its schedule this past week, continuing its undefeated start to the season early in the week before having that streak ended as the competition week came to a close. The Indians began the week with a 64-43 win at New Hampton Tuesday, December 12 before falling at the home of a Waverly-Shell Rock team yet undefeated in Northeast Iowa Conference play, 65-29, Friday, December 15.

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Dec

Waukon girls and boys bowling teams both secure victories in home dual match with undermanned North Iowa squads


Completes the team score ... Waukon girls bowling senior Madison Hammel rolls a ball toward the pins in the Indians’ 1888-1427 home win over North Iowa Friday, December 8. Hammel bowled games of 107 and 95 for a 202 series that completed the Waukon team scoring in the match victory. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

Scoring leader ... Waukon girls bowling junior Lauryn Howard focuses on her approach in the Indians’ 1888-1427 home win over North Iowa Friday, December 8. Howard bowled games of 203 and 127 for a team-best 330 series. 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 and boys bowling teams both rolled their way to victory Friday, December 8 in hosting their counterparts from North Iowa that did not have enough players to formulate team scores, as each of the Bison squads had just four bowlers and the head-to-head competition in these duals counts five bowlers for each squad. The Lady Indians posted a win of 1888-1427 pins, while the Waukon boys did likewise by a final pin count of 2162-1395.

The bowling Lady Indians are next scheduled to travel to Waverly-Shell Rock this Friday, December 15 before the Waukon boys do likewise Tuesday, December 19 to wrap up the pre-holiday portion of their season schedules. They will return to the lanes after the start of the new year Friday, January 5 to take on North Fayette Valley at West Union.

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Dec

Kee girls basketball team wins at home over Clayton Ridge, comes up just a bit shy in pair of close weekend games away from home

The Kee girls basketball team played through a busy week of three games this past week, starting with a strong win but having a weekend pair of contests get away to narrow losses. The Lady Hawks first handled Clayton Ridge by a 48-23 final result in a Tuesday, December 5 home Upper Iowa Conference contest before falling at undefeated North Fayette Valley, 46-38, Friday, December 8 and then to De Soto, WI, 52-47, in a rare Saturday, December 9 mid-day matinee played at the La Crosse Center in La Crosse, WI.

The Lady Hawks will next host Postville Tuesday, December 12 before playing at South Winneshiek Friday, December 15. The Kee girls will then wrap up the pre-holiday portion of their schedule, traveling to West Central Tuesday, December 19 before hosting New Hampton Thursday, December 21.

The Hawks will then return to the court after the new year with a Tuesday, January 2 game at Waukon followed by a home match-up with Turkey Valley Friday, January 5.

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Kee boys basketball team continues undefeated start with 81-31 home win over Clayton Ridge and 55-51 triumph in battle of unbeatens at North Fayette Valley

The Kee boys basketball team continued its undefeated start to this season with another pair of victories, each of those coming on opposite ends of the final margin spectrum but both helping the bucket Hawks remain atop the early-season Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) team standings. Kee opened the week with an 81-31 home drubbing of Clayton Ridge Tuesday, December 5 before taking on one of the UIC’s two other unbeaten squads in a road game at North Fayette Valley Friday, December 8, where those two 4-0 overall teams waged a war against one another that came down to the final seconds before the Hawks secured the 55-51 triumph to stay a game ahead of also-unbeaten South Winneshiek’s 3-0 UIC record thus far.

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Waukon bowling teams open their home schedule with losses to Decorah, Lady Indians falling by a margin of just seven pins


Series totals over 320 pins lead the way ... Waukon girls bowling junior Mercedes Wilkins (photo above) and senior Hayden Holzwarth (photo below) launch rolls down the lane in the Lady Indians’ home loss to Decorah by just seven pins Friday, December 1. Wilkins bowled a 328 series consisting of games of 172 and 156 pins, with Holzwarth not far behind with her 323 series made up of games of 142 and 181 pins. View and find out how to purchase these photos and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Waukon girls and boys bowling teams hosted their first home dual match of the 2023-2024 season, welcoming Decorah to its refurbished home at Grumpy’s Lanes in Waukon Friday, December 1. The bowling Indians ended up being gracious hosts to the visiting Vikings, allowing Decorah to take home a pair of victories as the boys fell by a 2655-2377 final result and the Lady Indians had an early head-to-head competition lead snatched away in the Baker round of competition for a loss by just seven pins, 2230-2223.

The bowling Indians are next scheduled to host North Iowa this Friday, December 8. They will then travel to Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, December 15 to wrap up the pre-holiday portion of their season schedule.

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Dec

Kee boys basketball team opens season with three-game sweep that includes wins over Central Elkader, De Soto and MFL/MarMac

The Kee boys basketball team got its 2023-2024 campaign off to a busy start, playing three games in a span of four days this past week and putting all three of those game in the win column at differing degrees of difficulty. The Hawks opened the season with a 64-25 home romp over Central Elkader Tuesday, November 28 before bringing home a 56-48 win from De Soto, WI Thursday, November 30. Kee wrapped up the week holding on for a 59-57 triumph at the home of last season’s undefeated Upper Iowa Conference champion, MFL/MarMac, in thrilling fashion Friday, December 1.

The Hawks were next scheduled to host Clayton Ridge Tuesday, December 5 before playing at North Fayette Valley Friday, December 8. They will then host Postville Tuesday, December 12 before playing back-to-back dates to end next week, playing at South Winneshiek Friday, December 15 and then taking on Alburnett at of the UIU Shootout hosted by Upper Iowa University in Fayette Saturday, December 16.

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