All Siouxland Conference Girls Basketball Teams Released

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All Siouxland Conference Basketball Teams have been released for the 2013-2014 season. Alexis Conaway of MOC Floyd Valley and Bridget Doeden of Sibley Ocheyedan were two unanimous selections to this years first team.










2013-2014 Siouxland Conference Girls Basketball All-Conference
* = unanimous selection

1st Team
*Alexis Conaway MOC-Floyd Valley Sr
*Bridget Doeden Sibley-Ocheyedan Sr
Emily McDonald MOC-Floyd Valley Sr
Katie Landhuis MOC-Floyd Valley Sr
Abby Taylor Okoboji Sr
Kensey Vande Hoef Rock Valley Sr
Krista Bousema Sheldon Sr

2nd Team
Emily Johnson Sheldon Jr
Sarah Halse Central Lyon Jr
Kayla Ackerman Sibley-Ocheyedan Sr
Jessica Sandbulte Geroge-Little Rock Sr
Jill Vander Plaats Sioux Center Jr

3rd Team
Tarah Meyer West Lyon Jr
Sammy Blum Rock Valley Fr
Teyha Graham George-Little Rock Jr
Darby Jones Okoboji Sr
Bre Harmelink MOC-Floyd Valley Sr

Honorable Mention 
Kaylee Van Voorst Boyden-Hull Sr
Ivy Sieperda Central Lyon Jr
Addie Meyer West Lyon Jr
Megan Peschong Okoboji So
Karen Sanchez Rock Valley Sr
Sami Kleinwolterink Sheldon Jr
Madison Beaver Sioux Center Jr
Danielle Eben George-Little Rock Jr
Michaela Wolter Sibley-Ocheyedan Sr
Faith Vander Voort MOC-Floyd Valley Sr

Comets and Titans Advance to Boys Basketball 1A District 2 Semifinals

Comet LogoBoyden Hull hosted a 1A boy’s District 2 basketball doubleheader Saturday night that had been postponed from Thursday. In the opening game Graettinger Terril Ruthven Ayrshire escaped with a 62-61 win over George Little Rock. In the late game Boyden Hull knocked off Harris Lake Park 58-46.

With Saturday’s games the upper bracket semifinal is set for Tuesday at Sheldon. The Titans will meet Boyden Hull in the 6:30 game with the 8 O’clock matchup being West Lyon and Trinity Christian. The winners will meet for the District title Thursday the 27th at the Western Christian Gym.

In the first game Saturday night Graettinger Terril Ruthven Ayrshire led at the end of the first quarter 17-11. At halftime the lead was 41-29. George Little Rock outscored the Titans 19-7 to start the second half and took a 48-47 lead at the end of the third quarter. Late in the fourth quarter the Titans took a 62-61 lead. On the ensuing possession the Mustangs went the length of the court and got off a three from the left corner that hit the heel of the iron, popped up bounced on the rim and rolled off as time expired.

George Little Rock was led by Tanner Ver Steeg with 19 points. Jesse Koerselman added 16. The Titans had three players in double figures led by Connor Sturgell who tied for game high honors with 19. He was joined in double figures by Andy Geelen with 16 and Noah Stuckey with 13.

With the win Graettinger Terril Ruthven Ayrshire improves to 17-4 as they move on to the semi finals Tuesday night in Sheldon. G-LR finishes the year at 9-14.


In the second game of the night Harris Lake Park led by a point at the end of the first quarter 17-16. At the half Dalton Mosher hit a three from the right corner as time expired to put Boyden Hull up 28-23. at the end of the third quarter the lead was at 43-34. To start the fourth quarter three Harris Lake Park players hit 3-point buckets as the Wolves cut the lead to just five points. Boyden Hull would weather the storm and go on to win it 58-46.

Dalton Mosher hit for a game high 21 points including four 3-point buckets. He was joined in double figures by Justin Schmidt with 19 points. 14 of those came in the second half. Harris Lake Park was led by Dahlton Burdorf with 11 points. Cole Bosma and Jordan Kyle hit for 10 points each.

With the loss Harris Lake Park finishes the year at 11-10. The Comets improve to 13-10 and are on to the District semifinals Tuesday night and a 6:30 meeting with Graettinger Terril Ruthven Ayrshire. The 8pm game will match West Lyon and Trinity Christian. We’ll bring you both ends of that double header on KIWA FM 105.3 with pregame for the opener beginning at 6:15 from Orab Gym in Sheldon.

Sports Scores From Saturday February 22nd

basketballGirls 3A State Basketball trips were earned by top ranked MOC Floyd Valley and 6th ranked Unity Christian Saturday night.  In boys  basketball some rescheduled games from Thursday were decided as well in Class 1A and 2A.





Girls Class 3A Region Finals 7pm opening tip offs

Region 1 at Sheldon

#6 Unity 55, #13 Spirit Lake 35

Winner on to State


Region 2 at Dennison

#1 MOC Floyd Valley, 75, Red Oak 34

Winner on to State



Boys Basketball postponed from Thursday

Class 1A Quarterfinals at Woodbury Central

6:30  Marcus Meriden Cleghorn 66, Lawton Bronson 62
Winner in District semifinal at 8:00 in Cherokee vs LeMars Gehlen

8:00 River Valley 83, Woodbury Central 79 (2 OT)
Winner in District semifinal at 6:30 in Cherokee vs Remsen Union


Class 1A Quarterfinals at Boyden Hull

6:30  Graettinger Terril Ruthven Ayrshire 62, George Little Rock 61

8:00 s Boyden Hull 58, Harris Lake Park 46

Winners meet in District upper semifinal at 6:30 in Sheldon. Lower bracket semi at 8:00 features West Lyon vs Trinity


Class 2A District 2 semifinals at Western Christian

6:30  Estherville Lincoln Central 76, Hartley Melvin Sanborn 62

8:00  Western Christian 92, Emmetsburg 60

Winners advance to the District Championship Tuesday 2/25 in Spencer

State Wrestling Tournament Results

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The Iowa State Wrestling Tournament wrapped up a three day run at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Saturday night. Area wrestlers efforts were highlighted by a second place finish for Colby McIntire of Central Lyon George Little Rock at 132 pounds in Class 1A. McIntire lost by fall in 3:05 in the finals to Carter Happel of Lisbon who finished the year at 53-0. McIntire wraps up the year at 36-3.

At 220 pounds team mate Travis Vander Streek finished in 5th place after a 5-2 decision in his final match.

In Class 2A Elijah Dahl of MOC Floyd Valley won his 5th place match with a pin in 1:09. Efrain Anzua also from MOC Floyd Valley was pinned in his 7th place match and would finish 8th in 2A at 126 pounds.


Go to

Click on State Wrestling Information on the main page.

click on TRACK WRESTLING STATE TOURNAMENT LINK – All class brackets available here

Mustang Girls Upset Gehlen to Earn Spot in Region Finals

mustang logoIn the Class 1A Region 1 semifinals Friday night it was George Little Rock upsetting 12th ranked Gehlen Catholic in LeMars 70-61. In the upper bracket top ranked Newell Fonda posted a 74-28 home win over Graettinger Terril Ruthven Ayrshire. G-LR enters the championship game with a 16-9 mark while Newell Fonda also the Mustangs enter at 21-2.

In the semis G-LR trailed 14-13 at the end of the first quarter and were down 33-31 at the half. They took a 49-47 lead as the third quarter came to a close and outscored Gehlen 18-14 in the fourth quarter to claim the win.

Senior Jessica Sandbulte was the game’s top scorer with 21 points. She also pulled down 8 rebounds and dished out 5 assists. Junior Teyha Graham hit for 16 points including a trio of 3-pointers. Maddy DeBeer hit for 12 points including a 6-of-8 performance from the free throw line. LeMars Gehlen senior Hannah Sitzmann led the Jays with 17 points.

The 1A Region 1 Championship game is set for Monday night in Cherokee with a 7pm tip off. The winner will move on to the State Tournament.

Wolfpack Advance to Girls Regional Championship Game

western logoTop ranked Western Christian earned a spot in the girls 2A Region 1 Basketball finals with an 86-67 win over South O’Brien Friday night in Hull. The Wolfpack will meet 13th ranked Pocahontas Area who also won at home 79-75 over Okoboji. The Region Championship game is set for Monday night at the Sheldon High School Gym. The winner earns a berth in the State Tournament.

The Wolfpack led 30-10 at the end of the first quarter and 67-32 at halftime before going on to the win.

Four players found double figures led by Jamie Gesink and Kaira Moss with 14 points each. Payton Harmsen and Alissa Pollema hit for 11 each.

South O’Brien got a game high 20 points from Hanna Schueder, 17 from Rachel Struve and 15 from Mikayla Hintz.

In a game that featured a total of 153 points the Wolfpack knocked down eight 3-point buckets while the Wolverines counter with six treys in the contest.

With the win Western Christian improves to 23-1 on the year while South O’Brien ends the year at 19-4 with a thirteen game winning streak coming into Friday night’s game.