Toppin to represent G-H/V/W-H team
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 11:20
The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura/West Hancock cross country program will be well represented at the State Cross Country meet to be held this weekend in Fort Dodge.
The girls team placed third in the meet and will run at State as a team. The team scored 87 points, behind Bishop Heelan who had 53 points and MOC-FC with 75 points. Kamille Kronemann was the top runner for the girl’s team with a third place finish in 15:01. Nicole Burgardt and Maddie Tusha finished in 12th and 13th places respectively.
Hardwork pays off for Peterson
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 11:18
Clear Lake’s Trudy Peterson has been gaining steam as the season has progressed. Saturday the Clear Lake sophomore recorded her best time of the season, 15:58, and earned a trip to the State Cross Country Meet in Fort Dodge Saturday. Peterson placed ninth overall in the Class 3A District meet at Spencer.
The top three teams and top 10 individuals qualified for the State Meet.
The Clear Lake girls and boys teams both finished in ninth place in the very tough District.
Vikings just short of victory
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 11:17
For the second week in a row, the Ventura Vikings saw their chances for a victory slip away in the final minute of play. With 1:15 remaining in Friday night’s match-up at Riceville the game was tied 40-40, but a final Wildcat TD with :09 remaining on the clock ended the game. The loss closed the chapter on 67 years of Ventura football.
“This was another hard fought game against a good team where our kids played well, but just came up short,” said Coach Mark Pueggel. “We played well on defense at times, but still gave up a couple of big plays when we needed a stop.”
Lady Vikes top N-K in first district win
Wednesday, 26 October 2011 11:16
It was an exciting night for Ventura volleyball, as the team picked up its first district win again Northwood-Kensett on Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Ventura.
The first set was not a strong effort by Ventura, but they were able to pull ahead and held on for a 25-20 victory. The Lady Vikes jumped to a big lead in the second set, but allowed N-K back into the game, however, Ventura was able to hold on for the 25-22 win. Missed serves plagued the Lady Vikes in the third set, but a never give up attitude sealed the win, 25-23.
“The girls played their hearts out tonight,” said Coach Abby Roenfanz. “Everything seemed to come together for us. The girls stepped up their communication, intensity and consistency.”
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