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Hallie and Haddie Hanson are daughters of Mitch and Jess Hanson
Two Northwood-Kensett students will soon complete their latest season of success in gymnastics competitions while working with a past N-K alum in the process. Haddie and Hallie Hanson have completed another season as successful gymnasts. The Hanson girls are on the XTREME competition team. They...
2023 TIC East All-Conference Softball Teams First Team Lainie Bouillon Central Springs Sr. Sharli Fessler Central Springs So. Cooper Klaahsen Central Springs Sr. Abby Pate Central Springs Sr. Macy Kellar Newman Catholic Sr. Liz Kruckenburg Newman Catholic Jr. Emily Opstvedt Newman Catholic...
After a couple of errors mis-playing balls in the outfield the Lady Vikings’ Topanga Hackenmiller runs one down in foul territory against Bishop-Garrigan. Hackenmiller ended the season with a .705 field percentage with 13 errors in 44 total chances.
The Northwood-Kensett softball team completed its season just before the Fourth of July holiday weekend when it fell to Bishop-Garrigan 16-1 in a regional first round game in Algona. The final week of the season was not kind to the Lady Vikings, who this year snapped a previous 34 game losing...
N-K senior Grady Buenzow delivers a pitch against the Green Devils in Osage. Buenzow ended his final year in an N-K uniform with a 2-5 record in eight starts this season. He worked a team high 35.2 innings with 40 Ks, 28 walks and an impressive 1.94 WHIP.
The Vikings’ celebrated six-win season took a turn for the worse in the final week of the season with the team suffering four losses in the final six days of the year, falling to Central Springs, Saint Ansgar, Osage and Riceville in the district playoffs. The Vikings were competitive in their game...
Jobs in our country are increasingly requiring specialized training and education beyond high school. For many jobs, a high school diploma is not enough. According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2021 and 2031, jobs that require some formal education after high school are...
Leading by just one run heading into the top of the fifth inning last Monday night in Rockford, the Northwood-Kensett softball team pushed seven runs across the plate in one of its biggest offensive innings of the season, eventually overcoming the Lady Warriors 12-6 in seven innings. The Lady...
It’s still hard to comprehend that the Vikings, who went 0-21 last season, are now sitting at six wins with 13 losses and after the seeding meetings, came out with the No. 4 seed in substate 2, district 4 and will face five seed Riceville (7-12) this Saturday at 5 p.m. in Saint Ansgar. The...
Trailing 7-0 in the bottom of the first inning at Nashua-Plainfield last Wednesday, Vikings head coach Brian Fausnaugh tries to regroup his troops while making a pitching change.
With the Northwood-Kensett baseball team winning its fifth game of the year so far, last season’s 0-21 debacle seems like ancient history, and indeed it is to this season’s Vikings squad who just improved to 5-12 overall and 3-9 in the Top of Iowa Conference East with their wins last week over...
The ball arrives just late for Lady Viking Hadley Buenzow to get the tag on the West Fork base runner in last Friday’s TIC East loss to West Fork.
Less than a week after the Northwood Anchor reported on the Northwood-Kensett softball program’s woes suffering through its 34-game losing streak, the Lady Vikings have successfully snapped that streak, ending it at 34 games with last Wednesday’s 10-7 come from behind win over Nashua-Plainfield....
Lady Viking hurler Lauren Heiken delivers a pitch in last Monday’s 14-1 loss to class 2A’s No. 2 ranked Central Springs. Heiken, just an eighth grader, has worked 35 innings in the circle and has 25 Ks to go along with a 13.60 ERA.
The Northwood-Kensett softball program has fallen on some temporary hard times. With last week’s four losses this young Lady Vikings team, who has just one senior and is mostly made up of sophomores or younger players, including three eighth graders, finds itself in the midst of what is now a 32-...

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