Chickasaws Snatch First Win, Sumner-Fred Only Unbeaten Team Left

New Hampton 35, Forest City 0

The New Hampton Chickasaw Football team picked up their first win in their campaign by blanking Forest City 35-0.  Senior running back Tristan Sweitzer ran for 158 yards, two scores on 15 carries. Max Schwickerath and Wyatt Stochl each ran for a score.  Keegan Kane snagged a 76-yard interception return for a touchdown. New Hampton is 1-4 and hosts Iowa Falls-Alden on Friday night.

Sumner-Fredricksburg 32, Lake Mills 7

The Sumner Fredricksburg Cougars remain as the area’s only unbeaten team.  The Cougars downed Lake Mills 32-7 Friday. Tyler Converse ran for 46 yards and two scores – but the Cougar defense led them to the victory with two touchdowns.  Brett Meyer had two interceptions, one for a score and Cayden Bergman recovered two fumbles and returned one to pay dirt. The 5-0 Cougars host Osage on Friday.

Saint Ansgar 51, Nashua-Plainfield 0

The Nashua-Plainfield Huskies have fallen to 0-5 in 2018 with a 51-0 loss to the Saint Ansgar Saints.  Husky quarterback Michael Stille completed six of 22 for 40 yards and two INTs. The Huskies only rushed netted two positive yards.  Jack Sievert led the rushing attack with 102 yards on 13 carries with a trio of scores. Collin Kramer threw for 167 yards 8 of 11 for one score.  Saint Ansgar improves to 4-1 and travels to Hudson. Nashua-Plainfield travels to South Winneshiek on Friday.

Central City 56, #3 Turkey Valley 42

Third-ranked Turkey Valley is undefeated no more.  Central City took down the Trojans 56-42. Junior Quarterback Ethan Leibold scored six total touchdowns in the win, two through the air on 190 yards passing and four on the ground off of 56 yards rushing.  Turkey Valley falls to 4-1 on the season and travels to Kee High on Friday.

Wapsie Valley 15, South Winneshiek 12

The South Winneshiek Warriors dropped a close one to Wapsie Valley 15-12.  Sophomore Quarterback Jacob Herold threw 16 of 27 for 319 yards, two scores and two interceptions. Levi Lukes and Noah Tieskoetter both had a receiving score.  The Warriors are 3-2 and host winless Nashua-Plainfield on Friday.

North Faytte Valley 28, Anamos 21

The North Fayette Valley Tiger-Hawks are winners of two-straight after downing Anamosa 28-21.  Liam McIntyre ran for 110 yards on 28 carries. Chase Blagsvedt and Brooks Hovden each had a ground game score.  The Tiger Hawks are 2-3 and travel to Monticello Friday.


The Nashua-Plainfield Huskies are 2-16 after going 0-2 in the Dunkerton tournaments after getting swept by Vinton-shellsburg and Turkey Valley.  Nashua-Plainfield hosts Saint Ansgar on Thursday.

The Sumner Fredricksburg Cougars went 1-4 in the Denver tournament Saturday and they fell to 8-19 on the year.  The lone Cougar win came over Riceville in straight sets. The losses were all sweeps. They’re off this week until a tournament at Columbus Catholic Saturday.

Turkey Valley split their games at Dunkerton on Saturday, sweeping Nashua-Plainfield and falling to Dunkerton.  Turkey Valley is 3-14 and hosts Postville on Tuesday.

South Winneshiek is 5-14 after a 0-2 performance at Decorah on Saturday.  The Warriors lost a three-set match to Decorah and were swept by Jesup. South Winn travels to Central Elkader tomorrow.

Iowa State 26, Akron 13

Iowa State got its first win of the season beating Akron 26-13 in an emotional day at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames. Players from both teams stood on the sideline and joined the crowd in a moment of silence before the start of the game to honor I-S-U student and athlete Celia Barquin Arozamena. She was murdered Monday morning at the Coldwater Linds golf course that sits just east of the football stadium.  Cyclone coach Matt Campbell talked about it in his first remarks after the game.


He says it is something they saw earlier this year when storms and tornadoes hit.


Akron game into the game at 2-0 after an upset win over Northwestern, took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter before I-S-U tied it up and then went ahead on a field goal and never gave back the lead.  But the Cyclones had several drives stall and had to settle for three field goals in the fourth quarter. Campbell says they had too many mistakes in the second half.


Cyclone quarterback Zeb Noland also talked about the emotion at the start of the game.


Noland threw for 233 yards and one touchdown, while David Montgomery rushed for 113 yards and one touchdown. He says they must do a better job of not settling for three points.


The Cyclones take their 1-2 record on the road Saturday to face T-C-U.

#18 Wisconsin 28, Iowa 17
The Iowa Hawkeyes have two weeks off after suffering a 28-17 loss to Wisconsin in their Big Ten opener. An Alex Hornibrook touchdown pass with 57 seconds remaining gave the Badgers the lead. The Hawkeyes turned the ball over three times and also failed to convert on a fourth and one at the Wisconsin five on their opening drive.


That’s Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz. The Hawkeyes return to action in two weeks at Minnesota.


Iowa safety Amani Hooker.


Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley passed for 256 yards and two touchdowns as the Hawkeyes fall to 3-1.


UNI 44, Hampton 0
The Northern Iowa Panthers grab their first win of the season blanking Hampton 44-0.  Quarterback Eli Dunne threw three touchdown passes, Trevor Allen and Marucs Weymiller each ran for a score.  


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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