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Volleyball Standings 4/8

West Warren 5 - 0 5 - 2 Galena 4 - 0 4 - 2 E. Dubuque 4 - 1 5 - 5 Stockton 3 - 3 4 - 5 West Carroll 4 - 5 5 - 5 Scales Mound 2 - 6 3 - 8 River Ridge 0 - 7 0 - 9 North Dakota 7 - 0 10 - 1 Aquin 6 - 0 11 - 1 Pearl City 4 - 1 8 - 1 Durand 2 - 3 4 - 3...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    April 7, 2021 

Dakota Cancels Football

The word spread faster than a Covid outbreak, but was no less disheartening – Dakota High School was canceling the rest of their football season. The official word was shared on the school’s...

 

Football Standings

NUIC North Lena-Winslow 2 - 0 2 - 1 Du/Pec 2 - 0 2 - 1 Galena 1 - 0 3 - 0 Orangeville 1 - 2 1 - 2 East Dubuque 1 - 2 1 - 3 Stockton 0 - 1 1 - 2 Dakota 0 - 2 0 - 2 NUIC South EPC 2 - 1 2 - 2 Aquin 1 - 0 4 - 0 Milledgeville 2 - 1 3 - 1 EPC 2 - 1 2 - 2...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    April 7, 2021 

Too Much Outside

Both Dakota and Eastland came into their non-conference battle Monday night with only one loss ... to the exact same Rock Falls 2A team – so bragging rights for best 1A school in the region was on t...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    April 7, 2021 

Hornet Youth Movement Tops Cats

The Scales Mound Hornet starting lineup Tuesday at River Ridge featured two freshmen, two sophomores and only two upper classmen. But you never would have known it from the way they played the game....

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    April 7, 2021 

How Sweep It Is

The Warren Lady Warriors have beaten Stockton in volleyball before, but you would have to go back a long way to find out when was the last time the Warriors swept the Blackhawks in their season series...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    April 7, 2021 

One Bright Future

The story was supposed to be about Pearl City. After smashing the Lena-Winslow Panthers Tuesday night in Pearl City, the Wolves were expected to handle them again to record the first time ever – in...

 
 By Todd Nielsen    Sports    April 7, 2021 

Winning In The Trenches

Quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers are the ones who often get the glory. But football coaches and true football fans know that an offense will only go as far as the offensive line allows i...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    April 7, 2021 

Half A Champion

At some point this season, the Orangeville Broncos are going to put together two complete halves of football. And God help their opponent when they do. After sputtering and shooting themselves in the...

 
 By Todd McKenna    Sports    April 7, 2021 

Bulldogs Still Unblemished

The Aquin Bulldogs stayed undefeated on the season at 3-0 but they had to work hard for it on a trip Saturday to Milledgeville. While the final score showed 40-14, the game was much tighter than that...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    April 7, 2021 

Overcoming An Absence

Tuesday afternoon, Tabytha Toelke of Dakota was told that she would have to leave school and quarantine because a student near her in a class had tested positive for Covid. So her volleyball team had...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    April 7, 2021 

Twist Of Fate

The Scales Mound Hornets were playing one of their better matches of the year against the Eastland Cougars – trailing by only two at 14-12 in the first game when freshmen sensation, Anniston Werner...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    April 7, 2021 

Mentor Still The Master

There have been some impressive Volleyball coaches in our region with a lot of years dedicated to their programs. But when it comes to kids who played for a program that returned to become a varsity h...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    April 7, 2021 

Butterfingers Beats Penalties

If you were a football coach, which would be worse – getting penalties on your team, or having your team fumble the ball? That question got played out in stark contrast Friday night in Lanark as...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 31, 2021

Flipping The Script

The undefeated Warren Warriors paid a visit to the winless Orangeville Broncos Monday night, but once the match began you would have sworn that the roles had been reversed. Orangeville came out...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 31, 2021

Dakota Dominance

With all due respect to Galena, who we have yet to see in person, the Dakota Indians proved without a doubt that they are the top team in the region with a dominant 25-12, 25-10 sweep over the...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 31, 2021

'Lartz' Of Good Serves

In game one of their inter-conference battle with the Stockton Blackhawks Thursday night, the Pearl City Wolves did not have an advantage in errors – both teams made the exact same amount. And...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 31, 2021

Big Play Wildcatz Top Clippers

At halftime of their conference battle with the Amboy Clippers in Freeport Friday night, the EPC Wildcatz – and their fans – were not happy campers. After two quarters of play, the Clippers had...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 31, 2021

Both Sides Won

The Lena-Winslow Panthers were coming off of their first loss in more than a year – yes it was to a 3A power, but it was still a loss – and they were having to play without their top running back...

 
 By Todd Nielsen    Sports    March 31, 2021

It's A Mind Game

In the second half of the Stockton Blackhawks' game against Durand/Pecatonica, Blackhawks coach Matt Leitzen yelled to his team "You're getting beat in the six inches between your ears!" There was a...

 
 By Todd Nielsen    Sports    March 31, 2021

Getting Self Motivated

In this short volleyball season, with no postseason to come, teams have to find ways to motivate themselves. Teams are usually trying to place themselves in the best position for seeding in the...

 
 By Todd McKenna    Sports    March 31, 2021

Bulldog Blow Out

The scoreboard at Freeport High School must hate to see the Aquin Bulldogs pay a visit because that means it's in for a long day of work. In the last two games the Bulldogs have had to play across...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 24, 2021

Bulldogs Roar Out Of The Gate

Three Bulldog Volleyball starters – Addie DeMichele, Maddie Hildebrand and Ashley Lamm – had only put down the basketballs on Saturday, and the first time they were swinging a volleyball was in...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 24, 2021

First Game Jitters

The Eastland Cougars played host to the Orangeville Broncos Wednesday night in a non-conference battle. On paper, Eastland was expected to win, but somebody forgot to tell Orangeville that as they...

 
 By Dan Stevens    Sports    March 24, 2021

Giving One Away

Unlike any other sport, in volleyball you can earn points by executing well offensively, or you can also give your opponent points by making mistakes. In Thursday's conference battle between Warren...

 

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