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Waverly-Shell Rock Sweeps Chickasaws; Drake’s Fox Resignes

Tuesday’s Girls Basketball Results

The New Hampton Chickasaws dropped a NEIC match up last night 50-36 to the Waverly-Shell Rock Go-Hawks.  Alexa Wemark led New Hampton with eight points. New Hampton falls to 3-3.

The Turkey Valley Trojans are 3-3 after a 57-40 loss to MFL-Mar-Mac.  Jaycie Byrne led the Trojans with 16 points.

South Winneshiek picked up their second win of the season dispatching Postville 64-10.  The Warriors are 2-4.

North Fayette Valley grabbed their third straight win of the season edging Central Elkader 58-53 last night.  

Tuesday’s Boys Basketball Results

New Hampton evened their record to 3-3 last night as Waverly-Shell Rock doubled up the Chickasaws 60-30.  New Hampton will host Decorah Friday.

Sumner-Fredericksburg opened up the game with a 9-0 lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back.  The Cougars upended Clayton Ridge 64-45 last night. The Cougars are 2-3.

The Turkey Valley Trojans dropped Kee High last night 65-21.  The Trojans are 4-2.

South Winneshiek is picked up a 58-37 win over Postville. Cole Klimesh paced the Warriors with 19 points. South Winn is 4-1.

North Fayette Valley notched their third straight win last night bumping Central Elkader 56-38.  Kole Johnson collected 17 points for the Tiger-Hawks, who are 4-1.


Drake football coach Rick Fox has resigned less than two weeks after the Bulldogs nearly pulled off a stunning upset at Iowa State. Drake finished this past season 7-4 and Fox spent five seasons as the head coach.

 

Fox was a Drake assistant for six years and was elevated to head coach after Chris Creighton left to become the head coach at Eastern Michigan. His original plan was to coach for five years.

 

Fox says the program has a bright future.

 

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz says early bowl practices focus on young players. The Hawkeyes play 22nd ranked Mississippi State in the Outback Bowl and Ferentz says getting the veterans some extra rest gives the young players a chance to step up.

 

Ferentz says if they use any true freshmen in the bowl game they would still be able to redshirt under the new four-game rule.

 

The Hawkeyes are 8-4.

Kellan Heavican

News & Sports Director

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