High School Football

Britten leads Royals at Roland-Story

STORY CITY - The Colo-NESCO girls' cross country team came away with fourth place in the 14-team Roland-Story Norseman Invite on Thursday.Royals junior Alexis Britten led her squad with a 10th-place finish, clocking in at 22 minutes, 37.08 seconds. Faith Vincent and Lauryn Hill crossed ...

Bobcat gridders visit unbeaten Newton for district opener

Stop the run, win the game. A simple game plan that could lead to the first district win for the Bobcats since Oct. 2 of last year.The Marshalltown football team (1-3) heads to Newton on Friday to kick off its five-game Class 4A District 4 slate. The Bobcats won 24-21 last season on the road, ...

ISU’s ground game shows signs of life

AMES - To head coach Matt Campbell, there isn't a guy who exemplifies Iowa State football more than Brian Seda.The North Tama High School graduate hadn't started a game in his career - let alone play a down - before the game against Iowa more than a week ago. Yet, on Saturday against TCU, Seda ...

Wahawks spoil MHS Homecoming

In a complete 180 of their contest against Waterloo East, the West side of the same city spoiled the Bobcats' Homecoming fun, delivering a 41-7 loss Friday night.Waterloo West (4-0) quarterback Devon Moore was 12-for-19 with 184 yards passing and four total touchdowns (three passing, one ...

Dons deny AGWSR upset

ACKLEY - When a team lines up against Don Bosco, it knows what its going up against. Even if the two teams have never faced off in the past.That's exactly what the AGWSR football team was tasked with Friday, hosting the Dons in a top-5 matchup of 8-Man teams. Top-ranked Don Bosco rushed for 318 ...

Spartans stomp No. 8 Knights

MASON CITY - Grundy Center senior tailback Bryce Flater carried 30 times for 282 yards and six touchdowns, helping the Spartans send Class A No. 8 Newman Catholic to its first loss of the season, 49-28.Flater scored the game's last four touchdowns, covering 5, 15, 1 and 24 yards to help Grundy ...

Seventy-point performance propels Bobcats into Homecoming

Heading into the Homecoming game Friday night against Waterloo West, the Marshalltown football team couldn't be more focused.Coming off a record-setting 70-0 win against Waterloo East on the road last Friday, the Bobcats have come back with a truck load of momentum facing what one player said ...

Defense delivers as AGWSR stays perfect

RICEVILLE - The AGWSR defense allowed only 88 yards of total offense and the 8-Man No. 4 Cougars improved to 3-0 by winning their District 2 opener against previously unbeaten Riceville, 35-14, here Saturday afternoon.Liam Stubbe rushed 17 times for 133 yards and two touchdowns, caught a ...

Bobcats blast past East, 70-0

WATERLOO - The Marshalltown football team played through soggy conditions and posted the third-most points in school history in a 70-0 rout of Waterloo East on Friday night at Memorial Stadium.Only a 144-0 win against Hampton in 1902 and an 89-0 win against Belle Plaine in 1923 stand above ...

Trojans drop district tussle

STATE CENTER - The mistakes will be noted, assessed and corrected. But the effort will also be recognized.The West Marshall football team come up on the short end of a wet, rainy and soggy Class 2A District 3 opener, falling to Aplington-Parkersburg 28-6 on Friday night.The Falcons scored two ...

Gimbel gains NSIC Player of Week honor

BURNSVILLE, Minn. Southwest Minnesota State University quarterback Blake Gimbel was named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference offensive player of the week Tuesday, after his game-winning comeback against No. 19 Minnesota Duluth on Thursday night.The Marshalltown graduate grabbed the ...

Area products make instant impact

AMES - In his first start for the Northern Iowa football team, West Marshall graduate Duncan Ferch tallied four total tackles, three of them solo, in the Panthers' 25-20 win against Iowa State on Saturday night at Jack Trice Stadium.The Panther defense, which found Ferch in the play-calling ...

Fifth-ranked Cougars improve to 2-0

DUNKERTON - Nathan Karsjens ran for 98 yards and three touchdowns, while the fifth-ranked AGWSR football team rushed for a total of 381 yards in its 57-22 rout of Dunkerton on Friday night.Karsjens was 2-for-7 passing with 42 yards and a touchdown from the Dunkerton (1-1) 4-yard line, but made ...

Mohawks convert, ’Cats don’t

Marshalltown's 15-9 loss to Mason City on Friday night is going to sting, but only for a little while. That's because head coach Don Knock and the Bobcats (0-2) are only going to let it last the weekend.With a plethora of opportunities to put the Mohawks (2-0) away, the Bobcats came up empty ...

Trojans gamble and lose

TAMA - Nate Doran would call the fake on the extra point again. The first-year South Tama County head coach wanted to go for the win, so he made the call.With 2:09 to play in the game Friday night, Clayton Rosenberger scored on a one-yard quarterback sneak to pull the Trojans within one point ...

Rebels withstand Wolverine comeback

DIKE - The defending Class A state champions haven't made it look easy, but their methods certainly have been effective.The fourth-ranked Gladbrook-Reinbeck football team defeated 2A No. 7 Dike-New Hartford here Friday night, taking a 17-0 lead through three quarters before clinging to a 17-14 ...

Seda sets out for dream season as senior

AMES - Brian Seda continues to live out his dream.And the Iowa State football senior offensive lineman just wants to live in the moment while he plays out his final year as a Cyclone. The former North Tama Redhawk hasn't played a down in his Cyclone career, but as Iowa State heads into its ...

Rewarded

IOWA CITY - Tyler Kluver still gets goosebumps thinking about it.Back in May, the redshirt junior for the Iowa football team, sat down for a meeting with Hawkeye head coach Kirk Ferentz. Kluver asked Ferentz how his coach thought he performed during spring football practice.How about well ...

South Tama grad Kuhter capitalized on his chance

CEDAR FALLS - As a punter, Sam Kuhter admitted he realizes, and understands, that probably the only person that wants to see him play is his mother.But the redshirt junior punter for the Northern Iowa football team has answered every time he's been called upon. It started a year ago inside Jack ...

West Marshall’s Ferch finds home at heart of defense

CEDAR FALLS - At the beginning of fall camp, Duncan Ferch's future as a linebacker for the Northern Iowa football team was really unknown. There were plenty of skill players, both young and veteran, eyeing for that starter spot at middle linebacker.Early in August, Ferch talked with the press ...