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Winners of this years Jerry Olson-Worth Mutual-NVFD Golf Tournament were Trent Midtgaard, Jayson Olson and Tyler Julseth.  The trio edged out second place by one stroke, winning with a score of 64.
It was another successful Jerry Olson-Worth Mutual-NVFD Golf Tournament a few weeks ago with a total of 6,532.29 raised and donated to the Northwood Volunteer Fire Department. Taking the title this year was the trio of Jayson Olson, Trent Midtgaard and Tyler Julseth who shot a 64, beating the next...
Brandon Varner runs through a huge hole in Friday night's  38-21 loss to North Iowa. Varner scored two of the Vikings three TD's against the Bison.
Hoping to start the 2020 season off with an opening night win the Vikings of Northwood-Kensett were instead pushed around and manhandled by North Iowa in the 38-21 loss. The Vikings trailed 18-0 at the halftime break but got back in the game in the third quarter when they scored three TD's,...
N-K's Brylee Hoeppner led the team with three kills in last night's 3-0 loss to North Butler.
The Lady Vikings fell to 1-1 on the season after their 3-0 (18-25, 17-25, 17-25) loss to North Butler Thursday night in Greene. Northwood-Kensett fell in three straight sets to the Bearcats and have now lost five consecutive matches to its Top of Iowa Conference East rival. Kayla Senne dished out a...
N-K's Dave Capitani, who has been walking the sidelines as the Vikings Headcoach for 31 years earned his 200th win.
With the Vikings' win on Friday night over Clarksville, Northwood-Kensett’s Hall of Fame coach Dave Capitani joined the ranks of Iowa coaches that have achieved what most will only dream of, winning 200 football games. Cap is starting his 32nd year as head coach of the Vikings and is now 200-111...
N-K's Olivia Stilley scores a point in Tuesday night's 3-2 win over Riceville.
The Northwood-Kensett volleyball team opened the 2020 season with a 3-2 (23-25, 25-16, 22-25, 28-26, 15-13) win over Riceville on Tuesday night in Northwood. N-K started slow, earning its first lead of the match in the second set at 5-4 and went on to even the match at 1-1 with the 25-16 win....
Jeff Ferstein Northwood-Kesett Baseball coach Two- time coach of the year
There seemed to be a lot of firsts in this COVID-19 shortened baseball and softball season, like temperature checks, hand sanitizing, no one but the players allowed to touch a foul ball, social distancing in the dugouts, when they were allowed to be in use and an extremely light schedule. But for...
Stat of the Week: Although the Lady Vikings didn’t quite have the season they were hoping for as far as wins go, they did have at least one player that not only stood out on the team, but made her name known throughout the TIC East and West. N-K’s Kayla Senne did it all on the field this season. At...
N-K first baseman Jaela Parks gets drawn off the bag by an errant throw in last Monday’s 8-7 regional win over North Iowa. Parks was a steady glove at first this season, leading the team with an incredible .975 fielding percentage, committing just two errors in 81 total chances.
Just six games into this COVID-19-shortened season the Lady Vikings of Northwood-Kensett found themselves happily at the .500 mark at 3-3, but as the season wore on and the competition got tougher, the team could manage just two more wins with one of those coming when it matters most, the first...
Throughout the season there were COVID-19 contract tracing procedures that could sideline a team for a week or more while waiting on test results to come back as  most county health departments were calling for no games until it was once again deemed safe. But the later it got into the season the...
After a bit of a slow start at the plate this COVID-19- shortened season, N-K’s Peyton Pangburn has made vast improvements against opposing pitching as the season nears its end. The talented senior, as of the end of the regular season, is now leading the team at the plate with a .353 batting average and is tied for second with a .463 on base percentage. Pangburn also leads the team with 12 hits and 13 RBIs in just 11 games played.
By Mike Simmons Sports Editor The Northwood-Kensett softball team was sidelined for the final week of play in the regular season, not because of COVID-19 concerns, but because of the weather. The Lady Vikings had games on Monday and Thursday, both non-conference games, cancelled due to bad...

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