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Spirit Lake Girls end Sioux Center’s Season

BasketballSheldon Iowa — The Spirit Lake Indians are State Tournament bound following a 69-55 win over Sioux Center Saturday night. The Class 3A Region 1 Championship was decided at the Sheldon High School Gym.

The Indians led at all the breaks. They were up 16-12 at the end of the first quarter following a three at the buzzer by Emma Dau. At the half the lead was up to 32-24 as Spirit Lake hit 6 of their 10 three-pointers of the ball game in the first half. At the end of the third quarter the Indians led 49-38 as went on to win it 69-55.

Sioux Center had one player in double figures getting a game high 20 from Jill Vander Plaats. Lexi Toering and Madison Beaver had 9 points each.

Spirit Lake had three players in double figures led by Bailee Newman with 19 points. Joie Veldman hit for 17 with Emma Dau netting 12.

The 11th ranked Spirit Lake Indians will take an 18-6 record into the State Girls Basketball Tournament while 3rd ranked Sioux Center ends the year with just their third loss against 21 wins on the season.


Irene Williamson

Irene WilliamsonIrene Williamson, age 96 of Hartley, IA passed away at Community Memorial Health Center in Hartley on Thursday, February 19, 2015. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 26th at 11:00 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Sanborn, IA.

Visitation will be held at the Sanborn Funeral Home in Sanborn on Wednesday, February 25th from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with the family present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening. Burial will be held at East Lawn Cemetery in Sheldon, IA.

The Sanborn Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for 96 year-old Irene Williamson of Hartley, IA.

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Final day of State Wrestling Saturday

wrestling gearDes Moines — The final day of the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament got underway with the consolation semifinals and finals in all classes Saturday morning and finished with the grand march and finals for all classes at 6:00 Saturday evening.

Click on this link to Track Wrestling for Traditonal Tournament at State Wrestling

For a complete schedule click here

 

 

Area wrestlers from the four county area who made it through to the final day of the tournament Class 2A

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Gable Sieperda of Central Lyon/George-Little Rock lost 7-0 in the consolation semifinals and then won 5-0 to finish 5th

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Austin Rozeboom of Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley finished 7th with an 11-5 decision

132
Connor Ascherl of MOC-Floyd Valley dropped a 17-1 decision and finishted 8th

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Zach DeJager of Western Christian lost 4-0 in the consolation semifinals and then lost a 5-2 decision to finish 5th

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Darin Greenfield of Sheldon/South O`Brien lost 5-3 in the consolation semifinals and then won 10-2 to finish 5th

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Travis Vander Streek of Central Lyon/George-Little Rock lost 5-3 in the consolation semifinals and then won 10-7 to finish 5th

 

Area 1A Individuals include

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Dylan Schuck of Sibley-Ocheyedan dropped a 9-7 decision and finished 8th

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Garrett Sayler of Sibley-Ocheyedan lost 3-1 and finished 8th

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Dakota Drenth of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn won by fall in 1:27 in the consolation semifinals then lost 11-9 to finish 4th

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Matt Naig of Sibley-Ocheyedan lost 10-0 in the consolation semifinals then lost by fall in 4:48 to finish 6th

Dustin Brown of West Lyon won 3-1 in his final match to finish 7th at the State Tournament.

All told eleven area wrestlers would place at this years Iowa State Wrestling Tournament.


Mildred Christians

Mildred Christians, age 95 of Sibley, IA, formerly of Little Rock, IA died Friday, February 20, 2015 at the Sibley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Sibley, IA.

Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday, February 26, 2015 at Salem Reformed Church in Little Rock, IA with Colonel Robert Hargens officiating.

Burial will follow in the Holman Township Cemetery in Sibley, IA.

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 25th from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Salem Reformed Church in Little Rock, IA.

The Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, the family of Mildred Christians requests memorials be designated to Salem Reformed Church in Little Rock, IA.

For a complete obituary and online registry please visit: www.jurrensfuneralhome.com


Boyd E. McQueen

Funeral services Boyd E. McQueen, 87, of rural Archer who passed away on Friday February 20, 2015 at the Primghar Care Center in Primghar, Iowa services will be 10:30 A.M. Monday February 23, 2015 at the Grace Lutheran Church in Primghar, with Pastor Marcia Young and John Adams officiating.

Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Primghar with military rites by Russell West Post of the American Legion of Paullina.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 P.M. Sunday, with the family present from 2 to 4 P.M. at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Primghar, which is in charge of the services for Boyd McQueen of rural Archer.


Beverly Wilke

Beverly Wilke, age 82 of Lester, IA died Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Sibley Nursing & Rehab Center in Sibley, IA.

Funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, February 24th at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rock Rapids, IA, with Rev. Dan Kordahl officiating.

Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Lester, IA.

Visitation will be Monday, February 23rd from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m., with family present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Jurrens Funerals Home of Rock Rapids.

A complete obituary and online registry is available at: jurrensfuneralhome.com