Kendra De Jong GPAC Women’s Basketball Player of The Week

Northwesstern logoNorthwestern forward Kendra De Jong is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Women’s Basketball Player-of-the-Week.

De Jong, a senior from Hospers, Iowa, helped lead Northwestern to a 2-0 record last week. The senior averaged a double-double of 16.5 points and 12 rebounds per game in wins over Dordt and #3 Concordia. De Jong scored 15 points and pulled down 17 rebounds in the Red Raiders 63-51 upset win over #3 Concordia on Saturday.

Northwestern improved to 17-6 overall and 11-5 in the GPAC.

Boyden Hull Second in Radio Iowa 1A Poll Western Second in 2A Orabs Slip to Number Six

basketballRadio Iowa Boys High School Basketball Poll 2/4/13

Class 4A
1. Iowa City West (17-0), LW #1 @ Iowa City High (Tue)
2. Bettendorf (17-0), LW #2 @ Clinton (Tue)
3. Dubuque Senior (16-1), LW #3 @ Hempstead (Tue)
4. Sioux City East (18-0), LW #4 vs Fort Dodge (Tue)
5. Western Dubuque (18-0), LW #5 @ West Delaware (Tue)
6. DSM Hoover (14-2), LW #7 vs SE Polk (Tue)
7. WDM Valley (15-3), LW (X) vs Johnston (Fri)
8. North Scott (16-2), LW #9 @ Pleasant Valley (Tue)
9. Ankeny (12-4), LW #8 @ Indianola (Tue)
10.Sioux City North (16-2), LW #6 vs #4 Sioux City East (Fri)





Class 3A
1. Vinton-Shellsburg (18-0), LW #1 vs Williamsburg (Tue)
2. Atlantic (17-1), LW #4 @ Denison-Schleswig (Tue)
3. Davenport Assumption (13-4), LW #2 @ Muscatine (Tue)
4. Creston (15-2), LW #5 @ Winterset (tonight)
5. Centerville (16-1), LW #6 vs Albia (Tue)
6. Dallas Center-Grimes (17-1), LW #3 vs #9 Carroll (Tue)
7. Waverly-Shell Rock (14-4), LW #7 @ Union (tonight)
8. MOC-Floyd Valley (16-3), LW #8 vs Sioux Center (Tue)
9. Carroll (14-2), LW #9 @ #6 Dallas Center-Grimes (Tue)
10.Iowa Falls-Alden (15-3), LW (X) vs Humboldt (Tue)


 Class 2A
1. West Fork (20-0), LW #1 vs Rockford (Tue)
2. Western Christian (18-1), LW #2 @ Estherville-LC (Tue)
3. Cascade (19-0), LW #3 @ Monticello (Tue)
4. Nodaway Valley (18-1), LW #5 @ Bedford (Tue)
5. IKM-Manning (19-1), LW #7 @ Tri Center (Thur)
6. Sheldon (18-2), LW #4 @ Central Lyon (Tue)
7. PCM Monroe (18-1), LW #8 vs Nevada (Tue)
8. North Cedar (17-3), LW #9 vs West Branch (Tue)
9. New Hampton (14-3), LW #9 @ Turkey Valley (tonight)
10.DSM Christian (19-2), LW (X) vs Ogden (Fri)


Class 1A
1. Danville (20-0), LW #1 @ #4 Lone Tree (Fri)
2. Boyden-Hull (16-3), LW #2 vs George-Little Rock (Tue)
3. Storm Lake St. Mary’s (18-1), LW #3 @ Alta-Aurelia (Tue)
4. Lone Tree (19-0), LW #4 @ Columbus Junction (tonight)
5. Harris-Lake Park (18-1), LW #5 @ Spencer (Thur)
6. Dunkerton (19-0), LW #6 @ #9 North Tama (Tue)
7. Lawton-Bronson (20-1), LW #7 @ West Monona (Tue)
8. Oakland Riverside (18-1), LW #8 vs Logan-Magnolia (tonight)
9. North Tama (19-1), LW #9 vs #6 Dunkerton (Tue)
10.Murray (18-1), LW #10 vs Mormon Trail (Tue)

Sports Schedule For Tuesday February 5th

wrestling gearDual Team Wrestling highlights the sports schedule as Boyden Hull Rock Valley and Central Lyon George Little Rock look to advance to the State Dual Team Competition.


Class 1A Regional Dual Team Wrestling at Emmetsburg

Semifinal Round at 6pm
#9 Emmetsburg vs. Central Lyon/George-Little Rock
#T15 Manson Northwest Webster vs. Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn

Winners meet following the semis for berth in the State Dual Team Competition



Class 2A Regional Dual Team Wrestling at Spencer

Semifinal Round at 6pm
#7 Spencer vs. Spirit Lake Park
#11 Sergeant Bluff-Luton vs. #12 Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley

Winners meet following the semis for berth in the State Dual Team Competition

Doubleheader basketball

Sheldon at Central Lyon

Broadcast on KIWAM 105.3. Pregame for the girls at 6:05 for a 6:15 opening tip with the boys game to follow. We’ll stream from the website at

G-LR at Boyden Hull

Sioux Center at MOC Floyd Valley

West Lyon at Rock Valley

Okoboji at Sibley Ocheyedan

Gehlen at West Sioux

Hinton at Akron Westfield

Remsen St Mary’s at Spalding

Unity at MMC

HMS at South O’Brien

Western at E-LC

Harris Lake Park at Southwest Star Concept in Round Lake

Area Class 2A Wrestlers Hold Sectional Tournament at Sioux Center

wrestling gearArea Class 2A wrestlers started the tournament process with the Sectional competition at Sioux Center Saturday. In the team totals Boyden Hull Rock Valley won the Section Team Title with 246 points followed by Spirit Lake Park with 193.5. the rest of the totals included MOC Floyd Valley at 160, Sheldon South O’Brien fourth at 149, Sioux Center at 141.5 and Western Unity at 122 team points. The top two individuals advance to the District Tournament Saturday February 9th at Spencer.

106 Results
1st Place – Samuel Klarenbeek of Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley
2nd Place – Gage Roberts of Spirit Lake Park



113 Results
1st Place – Matt Henning of Western Christian, Hull
2nd Place – Cristian Lopez of Sioux Center

120 Results
1st Place – Doug Miner of Spirit Lake Park
2nd Place – Efrain Anzua of MOC-Floyd Valley

126 Results
1st Place – Josh Gorter of Sheldon/South O`Brien
2nd Place – Alex Hash of Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley

132 Results
1st Place – Austin Gregg of Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley
2nd Place – Dustin Freeman of Sheldon/South O`Brien

138 Results
1st Place – Zach Skopec of Spirit Lake Park
2nd Place – Elijah Dahl of MOC-Floyd Valley

145 Results
1st Place – Kenten Murray of Spirit Lake Park
2nd Place – Zach De Jager of Western Christian, Hull

152 Results
1st Place – Dylon Van`t Hof of Sioux Center
2nd Place – Hunter Berkenpas of Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley

160 Results
1st Place – Jacob Van Ginkel of Western Christian, Hull
2nd Place – Ethan Achterhoff of MOC-Floyd Valley

170 Results
1st Place – Toby Maggert of Sheldon/South O`Brien
2nd Place – Mitchell Sandbulte of Sioux Center
2nd Place Wrestleback
Mitchell Sandbulte (Sioux Center) 24-9, So. over Marcus Jones (Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley) 17-14, So. (Pin 4:35).

182 Results
1st Place – Dallas Rozeboom of Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley
2nd Place – Austin Rohrs of Sheldon/South O`Brien

195 Results
1st Place – Ty Koldenhoven of Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley
2nd Place – Brady Mart of Spirit Lake Park

220 Results
1st Place – Bryce Kelleher of Sheldon/South O`Brien
2nd Place – Tyler Dolieslager of Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley
2nd Place Wrestleback
Tyler Dolieslager (Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley) 38-2, Sr. over Logan Renes (Sioux Center) 6-20, Sr. (Pin 0:46).

285 Results
1st Place – Cody Norton of Spirit Lake Park
2nd Place – Gregory Palma of Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley

Area Class 1A Wrestlers Compete at Rock Rapids Sectional Saturday

wrestling gearArea Class 1A wrestlers met at Rock Rapids for Sectional wrestling Saturday. The top two wrestlers in each weight class advance to the Districts next Saturday at Okoboji. The final team totals showed Central Lyon George Little Rock first at 182 followed by Marcus Meriden Cleghorn at 180.5. Sibley Ocheyedan was next at 163.5, Okoboji at 156 and West Lyon fifth at 140 points. Up next were Hartley Melvin Sanborn at 108.5 and West Sioux with 80.5 team points.


106 Results
1st Place – Treyton Virtue of Central Lyon, Rock Rapids
2nd Place – Brady Jones of Okoboji, Milford
2nd Place Wrestleback
Brady Jones (Okoboji, Milford) 21-14, Fr. over Brett Van Beek (West Lyon, Inwood) 16-19,


113 Results
1st Place – Jose Montes of West Sioux, Hawarden
2nd Place – Kyle Vierck of West Lyon, Inwood

120 Results
1st Place – Alex Montes of West Sioux, Hawarden
2nd Place – Ryan Bolster of Okoboji, Milford

126 Results
1st Place – Colby McIntire of Central Lyon, Rock Rapids
2nd Place – Kaleb Vanderpool of Okoboji, Milford

132 Results
1st Place – Heath Nagel of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn
2nd Place – Noah Bouse of Okoboji, Milford
2nd Place Wrestleback
Noah Bouse (Okoboji, Milford) 25-17, Fr. over Zach Sauers (West Lyon, Inwood) 15-10, Sr. (Maj 11-2).

138 Results
1st Place – Cole Hieronimus of Sibley-Ocheyedan
2nd Place – Jon Mitchell of Okoboji, Milford

145 Results
1st Place – Dakota Drenth of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn
2nd Place – Taylor Cody of Okoboji, Milford

152 Results
1st Place – Brent Klingenberg of Central Lyon, Rock Rapids
2nd Place – Conner Holmes of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn

160 Results
1st Place – Dylan Rolfes of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn
2nd Place – Andrew Brockshus of Sibley-Ocheyedan
2nd Place Wrestleback
Andrew Brockshus (Sibley-Ocheyedan) 24-17, Jr. over Ben Friedrichsen (Central Lyon, Rock Rapids) 15-22, So. (Pin 1:14).

170 Results
1st Place – Jacob Meehan of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn
2nd Place – Justin Richardson of Okoboji, Milford

182 Results
1st Place – Justin Theisen of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn
2nd Place – Dylan Brockshus of Sibley-Ocheyedan
2nd Place Wrestleback
Dylan Brockshus (Sibley-Ocheyedan) 33-11, Sr. over Andrew McCarty (Central Lyon, Rock Rapids) 14-17, Sr. (Pin 5:34).

195 Results
1st Place – Jordan Schemmel of West Lyon, Inwood
2nd Place – Travis Vander Streek of Central Lyon, Rock Rapids
2nd Place Wrestleback
Travis Vander Streek (Central Lyon, Rock Rapids) 30-6, So. over Jacob Letsche (Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn) 26-16, Jr. (Dec 4-2).

220 Results
1st Place – Ben Starr of Central Lyon, Rock Rapids
2nd Place – Ben Phillips of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn

285 Results
1st Place – Levi Letsche of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn
2nd Place – Nolan Geerdes of Central Lyon, Rock Rapids
2nd Place Wrestleback
Nolan Geerdes (Central Lyon, Rock Rapids) 22-11, Fr. over Houston Coleman (Sibley-Ocheyedan) 9-14, So. (Pin 1:22).

Orabs And Wildcats Split Basketball Doubleheader

basketballThe Sheldon Orabs split a Siouxland Conference Basketball Doubleheader with West Lyon Friday night. The Wildcats won the girls game 49-34 while the Orabs took the boys game 69-60 at Sheldon.

In the girls game Audrey Gustafson hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to tie the game at 9-9 after the first quarter. At halftime West Lyon was up 19-16. With a strong third quarter the Wildcats took control and led 34-20 going into the final 8 minutes as they posted the win 49-34.

West Lyon had three players in double figures with Tarah and Addy Meyer each hitting for 11 points and Alyssa Kock hitting for 10. Sheldon was led by Krista Bousema with 11 points on the night.

With the win West Lyon goes to 3-14 in the conference and 3-17 for the year while Sheldon stands at 5-12 in the conference and 5-15 on the year.
In the boys game that followed Sheldon opened a 17-14 first quarter lead and was up 33-30 at halftime. A Dallas Ennema three-pointer as time expired in the third put the Orabs up 46-41 heading into the final quarter as Sheldon went on to win 69-60.

Ennema led all scorers with 25 points including 16 in the fourth quarter. James Gradert hit for 14, Chris Balster 12 and Nate Oostra 11 as Sheldon put four of the five starters in double figures.

West Lyon had three players in double figures. Cody Bauman led the team with 21 including 12 in the fourth quarter. He was joined by Kaleb Heyer and Brandon Snyder with both pumping in 10 points.

With the win Sheldon improves to 14-2 in the conference and 18-2 on the season. West Lyon slips to 10-6 in the conference and 12-7 for the year.

Up next for Sheldon will be the final doubleheader of the season as they travel to Central Lyon Tuesday night. West Lyon will be at Rock Valley.