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N-K wrestler Trent Tiedemann grapples with the Huskies’ Dylan Blanchard last Thursday night in Nashua. Tiedemann went 2-1 on the night with a win by forfeit, a win by fall over West Fork’s Andrew Baker and a loss by fall to Blanchard.
The Northwood-Kensett boys wrestling team picked up its first dual win of the young season last Thursday night in Nashua when it defeated a similarly undermanned West Fork team 30-9. With the Warhawks only having four kids in uniform for the night’s festivities, the two teams could manage just two...
N-K junior Evan Lorenzen gets off a jump shot in last Friday night in Rockford. Lorenzen scored seven points and pulled down six rebounds in the Vikings’ 69-58 TIC East loss.
After starting the 2023-24 basketball season with a perfect record at 2-0 with convincing wins over North Butler and Nashua-Plainfield, the Northwood-Kensett boys basketball team hit a rough spot in the schedule and dropped both of its games last week, a 69-57 loss to West Fork and a 69-58 loss at...
N-K’s Trent Tiedemann scores a take down on Dylan Thorn last Thursday night in Swea City. Tiedemann pinned Thorn but the Vikings fell to North Butler-Clarksville 69-12.
Watching the Northwood-Kensett wrestling team on opening night last Thursday in Swea City, one thing became crystal clear – the Vikings have some talented wrestlers on the roster, but just not the numbers to allow them to be competitive as a team against opponents who boast a complete, or nearly...
N-K’s Morgan Wallin scores on a fastbreak opportunity in last Friday night’s 50-40 TIC East win at Nashua-Plainfield. Wallin had nine points, three steals, four assists and five rebounds in the conference win.
The Lady Vikings got their season off to a good start despite a loss at the hands of North Butler, ending the first week of the long winter season with a 50-40 win on the road against Nashua-Plainfield. Playing on their home court in Northwood last Tuesday night the Lady Vikings led at every stop...
The Vikings’ Colby Eskildsen brings the house down with a fastbreak, two handed slam in last Friday night’s 66-50 TIC East win in Nashua. Eskildsen ended the night with 22 points and 17 rebounds, recording his second double-double in as many games, now averaging 24.5 points and 14 boards per game.
Despite the Vikings only winning 10 or more games twice in the last decade, excitement is building for this team that is bursting at the seams with talent after they won both of their games last week, in at times, spectacular fashion. The Vikings hosted North Butler last Tuesday night and despite...
The Trailblazers’ Anna Stene gets the final move in on Saint Ansgar’s Lakin Evens last Monday night in Mason City. Stene went 4-2 on the night, including this third period pin that set her up for her fifth place finish on the night.
After competitive matches at Clear Lake and Decorah in the season’s opening week, the North Central Trailblazers, a team of young ladies from Central Springs, Northwood-Kensett, Lake Mills and Forest City, placed fourth at the highly regarded Riverhawk Invitational in Mason City last Tuesday night...
N-K’s Morgan Wallin puts up a jumper with a defender’s hand in her face last Monday in Northwood. Wallin ended the night with eight points, two assists and a team high five steals in the 40-38 opening night win over North Iowa.
The Lady Vikings’ Ella Leonard, one of nine seniors on this year’s squad with the addition of first timer Lindsey Moore, led the team to an opening night win over North Iowa last Monday night in Northwood. Leonard led the team with 11 points and seven rebounds, including a team high four on the...
North Central freshman Leah Schwarck, who’s first career match was a loss by fall that lasted only 31 seconds, battles back in last Saturday’s Decorah Fall Tournament to beat Waukon’s Sophia Stone by fall. Schwarck, in her first season wrestling, took home a sixth place medal in Decorah, going 2-3 on the day with both wins coming by fall.
The North Central Trailblazers, once again for those that don’t know, is a girls wrestling team that consists of young ladies from Saint Ansgar, Central Springs, Northwood-Kensett, Lake Mills and Forest City. This talented group of wrestlers got the winter season started last week with a match at...
The Northwood-Kensett cheerleaders started last week performing for students and staff at the end of the school day on Monday. The cheer team performed a preview of a routine that they took to state competition this past weekend. The Viking cheerleaders were in Des Moines on Saturday, November 4,...
The Northwood-Kensett cross country team recently held its awards banquet and brought an official end to the season while recognizing several athletes. Pictured above with their awards are (from left) Coaches Award- Lexi Hanson-Brandsoy, Most Improved- Merrin Hanson, Boys MVP- Zach Heiken, Ronan...

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