Northwest Iowa — A full volleyball schedule along with a pair of cross country meets highlighted high school athletics on Thursday. Due to wet conditions at Otter Valley Golf Course, Thursday’s Cross Country Meet hosted by George Little Rock Central Lyon was moved to the G-LR HS Campus. The West Sioux meet was cancelled.
Northwest Iowa — Week seven of the high school football season brings a number of meaningful late season games. One of those will be played in Sheldon when the Orabs host Boyden Hull Rock Valley. The Nighthawks come in unbeaten in the district at 2-0 while the Orabs are 1-1.
The latest IGHSAU Volleyball rankings keep LeMars Gehlen in the two spot in Class 1A, while Harris Lake Park jumps into the rankings at #15. Class 2A has Western in third,Unity Christian at 5, and Cherokee at 13. MOC-Floyd Valley moves up to #4 in Class 3A.
Spirit Lake, Iowa — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the weekend. The weekly fishing report is compiled from information gathered from local bait shops, angler creel surveys, and county and state parks staff. For more information contact the Spirit Lake fish Hatchery at 712-336-1840.
12th-ranked Northwestern fell to Morningside in a five-set thriller played Tuesday at the Rosen Verdoorn Center in Sioux City, Iowa. Individual game scores were 27-29, 25-22, 25-19, 18-25 and 16-14. The Red Raiders lost for the first time in seven matches and drop to 7-2 in GPAC play, 16-5 overall.
The Dordt Defender volleyball team earned a 3-1 sweep of the Viterbo VHawks on Tuesday night in Sioux Center.