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Facing competition for just the second time this season, the Northwood-Kensett girls’ track team relied on its relays to come up with an eighth place finish, but it was the individual performances of Carly Hengesteg, Megan Ocel and Lindsey Moore that caught this writer’s attention. The Lady...
The Lady Vikings’ Ella Leonard chips on the green in last Monday afternoon’s first meet of the season. Leonard shot a very respectable 64 as her team hosted Osage and West Fork at the Northwood Country Club.
After a few failed attempts at hitting the links, the Northwood-Kensett boys’ and girls’ golf teams finally were able to play some competitive golf last Monday afternoon when they faced Osage and West Fork at the Northwood Country Club. The boys team placed third with a score of 233 with senior...
Competing for just the second time this season, the Northwood-Kensett boys track team got in one meet last week, a makeup event where it placed fifth at the highly competitive Saint Ansgar Coed Relays last Monday afternoon. Making up the meet that was postponed from week one of the season, the...
Superintendents and athletic directors representing the 18 school districts that make up the “Top of Iowa” athletic conference met recently to discuss the future of the conference. During the meeting, the group assessed the strengths and weaknesses of the current conference configuration as well...
The Lady Vikings’ Lindsey Moore leads off the distance medley relay last Monday in Britt. Moore helped put 38 points on the board for third place N-K.
With much of last week’s sporting events either cancelled or postponed because of the cold and wet weather, it was almost a miracle that the Lady Vikings got a chance to compete in the first track meet of the year, the annual Bob Sanger Relays held last Monday at West Hancock High School in Britt...
The inaugural season of Iowa girls high school wrestling now has a state tournament home and some season guidelines when the sport begins in the 2022-23 school year. The IGHSAU Board of Directors unanimously passed season regulations and named Coralville’s Xtream Arena as the home of the Iowa...
Freshman Kooper Julseth clears the first height in the high jump last Monday at West Hancock. Julseth, in the first track meet of his young career, cleared five feet, four inches, good enough for a fifth-place medal.
After missing out on their first chance at competition the week before, the Northwood-Kensett boys track team finally got its first taste of competitive running at last Monday’s Bob Sanger Relays at West Hancock High School in Britt. And while the Vikings had a number of individuals who took home...
The Northwood-Kensett girls basketball team held its annual awards banquet after the season ended. Those receiving awards included Carly Hengesteg (MVP), Emma Davidson (Leadership Award), Morgan Wallin (Newcomer Award), Madalynn Hanson (Defensive MVP), Addy Bachtle (Leadership Award) and Chloe Costello (MVP).
The Northwood-Kensett girls basketball team held its annual awards banquet after the season concluded. Those earning recognition were Emma Davidson, Addy Bachtle, Morgan Wallin, Madalynn Hanson, Carly Hengesteg and Chloe Costello. Davidson and Bachtle received the Leadership Award. Both seniors,...
The N-K boys’ basketball team held its annual awards banquet last week. Receiving awards were Jason Hanson (MVP), Kooper Julseth (Defensive MVP) and Colby Eskildsen (Newcomer Award). Photo provided by Amber Julseth.
The Northwood-Kensett boys basketball team held its annual post season awards banquet last week. Receiving awards were Jason Hanson, Colby Eskildsen and Kooper Julseth. Head coach Marty Cotter also handed out letters to this year’s players who qualified. Those included Hanson, Dante Sims, Nolan...
Lindsey Davidson, sophomore, distance, a graduate of Northwood-Kensett High School received one varsity letter as a member of the Central College women’s track and field team. The Dutch return 18 letterwinners from last year’s squad that finished fifth at both the indoor and outdoor American...

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