In a game heard right here on 951 The Bull on Friday night, the New Hampton Chickasaw football team was in Garner for a huge Class 2A District 2 game against Garner-Hayfield Ventura. The sixth-ranked Chickasaws fell behind early as their offense was shut out for the first three quarters and trailed it 9-0 heading into the fourth. New Hampton was able to score two fourth quarter touchdowns, a 20-yard TD run by Keaton Geerts and a one yard scoring run by quarterback Carter Stochl which gave the Chickasaws the lead 15-9 and the New Hampton defense held on for the win. Geerts finished the night with 91 rushing yards and Stochl completed eight passes for 116 yards. With the win, New Hampton clinched a playoff berth as they have an overall record of 7-1 and they moved to 5-1 in District play. The Chickasaws will complete their regular season this Friday night at home against Clear Lake.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky football team was at home on Friday night for a Class A District 3 game against Mason City Newman Catholic. Junior Mason Hyde had two rushing touchdowns for Nashua, but it was not near enough as the Huskies went down 40-12. Nashua football drops to 3-5 overall on the season and they fall to 2-4 in the District. The Huskies wrap up the 2016 season this Friday night on the road against West Hancock.
The third-ranked Turkey Valley Trojan football team remained perfect on the season as they were big winners over Clarksville in an 8-man District 2 match-up. The Trojans controlled the game from the opening kickoff and ran away with a 72-7 win. Wyatt Blazek led the Trojan offense with 146 rushing yards and two touchdowns and John Gossling led the Turkey Valley defense as he returned two interceptions for touchdowns. The Trojans are now 8-0 overall this season and with Friday night’s win clinched the District title as they District record sits at 5-0. The Trojans will have their final regular season game on Friday night at Janesville.
The Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougar football team was able to even up their Class 1A District 2 record on Friday night as they beat MFL-Mar-Mac 36-6. The Cougars had three interceptions to help aid in their win as they improve to 3-5 overall on the season and 3-3 in the District. Sumner-Fred will finish up their season this Friday at Lake Mills.
The South Winneshiek Warrior football team took a huge step in the direction of a playoff berth on Friday night as they were able to beat Lake Mills on the road 24-10 in a Class 1A District 2 match-up. The Warriors got 216 rushing yards and two touchdowns from Rodney Schwartzhoff, a rushing touchdown from Hunter Todd and Joel Hanson threw a touchdown pass to Nathan Ward. South Winn is now 6-2 overall this season and 5-1 in the District. They can clinch a playoff berth this Friday with a win at home against Belmond-Klemme.
The top-ranked North Fayette Valley Tiger-Hawk football team confirmed that number one ranking on Friday night as they blew out second ranked Union-LaPorte City 56-21. The Tiger-Hawks were dominant once again with their rushing attack as they rushed for over 400 yards on the night. Jesse Mackey had 141 rushing yards and two touchdowns, Chase Hollinrake had 101 yards on the ground and a touchdown, Tanner Kuhens had 97 rushing yards and three touchdowns and Tate Hovden also had a TD on the ground. North Fayette is 8-0 this season and 6-0 in District games. They’ll wrap up their regular season this Friday against Waukon.
The New Hampton Chickasaw volleyball team was in Charles City on Saturday competing in the Northeast Iowa Conference tournament. The Chickasaws went 3-3 at the tournament as they defeated Waukon, Decorah and Crestwood, but lost to Oelwein, Waverly and Charles City. New Hampton volleyball finishes their season with a record of 27-10 and they will compete in a Class 3A Regional quarterfinal on Wednesday at home against Crestwood.