Thursday was State Championship Football day for 8-Man, Class A, and 3A
State Football championships conclude on Friday. West Lyon faces Van Meter at 10 am.
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.
Northwest Iowa — #5 seed West Lyon will square off against #1 seed Van Meter at 10:00 am Friday morning at the Uni Dome. Van Meter earned a spot with a 49-17 semifinal win over Iowa City Regina. Quarterback Anthony Potthoff had 3 rushing touchdowns in the game while running for 138 yards on 9 carries. The Wildcats earned their spot with a 26-21 win over West Sioux in the other semifinal. Quarterback Jalyn Gramstad led the way with 216 yards of total offense. Fullback Logan Meyer scored on a pair of touchdown runs including the game winner late in the forth quarter.
Sioux Center, Iowa — The Dordt Defender men’s basketball team used a stingy defense in the final 11 minutes of the first half to build what turned out to be an insurmountable lead on the way to an 86-68 win over Northwestern in GPAC play on Wednesday night in Sioux Center, Iowa.
Sioux Center, Iowa — The Dordt Defender women’s basketball team used a surge early in the fourth quarter to build a double-digit lead and hung on for a 92-84 win over the Northwestern Red Raiders in GPAC action on Wednesday night at the De Witt Gym.