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Okoboji/HMS girls wrestlers compete at Sheldon

 

The Okoboji/HMS girls wrestling team competed at a tournament hosted by Sheldon on Friday, Jan. 5. The Pioneers scored 98 team points to place fifth at the 13-team tournament.

Brooke Stockdale placed second for Okoboji/HMS at 100 pounds. Stockdale pinned Eagle Grove’s Catherine Orozco in 57 seconds in the semifinal before falling to Sheldon/Sibley-Ocheyedan’s Kyla Schwager in the championship bout.

SLP’s McKeen, Bennett win at Sheldon wrestling tournament

 

Spirit Lake Park’s girls wrestling team took part in a tournament hosted by Sheldon on Friday, Jan. 5. The Indians scored 75 team points to place eighth out of 13 teams, and put two wrestlers on top of their respective brackets.

Teammates Cassie McKeen and Audrina Bennett took first place at 105 and 110 pounds, respectively.

McKeen went 2-0 on the day, pinning Hinton’s Gretta Harper in 3 minutes, 30 seconds before pinning Ridge View’s Lynsee Ockerman in 3:03.

Okoboji boys fall to No. 8 MOC-Floyd Valley

 

Okoboji’s boys basketball team suffered a third straight victory Friday, Jan. 5. The Pioneers fell 66-40 to No. 8 MOC-Floyd Valley in Orange City.

The Dutchmen took a 12-9 lead after one and pushed their advantage to 30-20 at the half. MOC-Floyd Valley continued to pull away in the second half, outscoring the Pioneers 16-4 in the third and 20-16 in the fourth to make it a 26-point victory.

Okoboji girls drop conference contest to Dutch

 

Okoboji’s girls basketball team dropped a Siouxland Conference road clash with MOC-Floyd Valley on Friday, Jan. 5. The Dutchmen defeated the Pioneers 68-51 in Orange City.

Wolves snap 3-game skid with win over Hawks

 

Harris-Lake Park’s boys basketball team ended a three-game losing streak with a dominant home victory over Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn on Friday, Jan. 5. The Wolves defeated the Hawks 63-25 in Lake Park.

Harris-Lake Park girls suffer fourth straight loss

 

Harris-Lake Park’s girls basketball team suffered a fourth consecutive loss on Friday, Jan. 5. The Wolves fell 39-34 to Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in Lake Park.

Spirit Lake Park boys drop narrow conference dual to Tornadoes

 

The Spirit Lake Park boys wrestling team suffered a close dual meet loss to Lakes Conference rival Storm Lake on Thursday, Jan. 4. The Tornadoes topped the Indians 45-36 in Storm Lake.

Spirit Lake Park won six of 12 contested matches.

At 132 pounds, Levi Dunn pinned Luiz Martinez in 1 minute, 35 seconds. At 138 pounds, Landon Wittrock pinned Ian Figueroa in 3:23. At 150 pounds, Payten Murray pinned Osiel Munoz in 4:39.

Okoboji/HMS boys wrestlers go 3-0 at Manson

 

The Okoboji/HMS boys wrestling team went 3-0 at a quad hosted by Manson-Northwest Webster on Thursday, Jan. 4. The Pioneers picked up wins over East Sac County, Manson-Northwest Webster and Pocahontas Area on the night.

In their 71-12 win over East Sac County, the Pioneers won six of eight contested matches.

Wolves suffer lopsided loss to Mustangs

 

Harris-Lake Park’s boys basketball team suffered a lopsided loss to George-Little Rock on Thursday, Jan. 4. The Wolves fell 82-49 to the Mustangs in George.

The Wolves took a 20-17 lead after one quarter of play but struggled to score the basketball over the final three quarters. George-Little Rock outscored the Wolves 25-8 in the second, 22-9 in the third and 18-12 in the fourth to pull ahead for the win.

Harris-Lake Park girls suffer road loss to Mustangs

 

Harris-Lake Park’s girls basketball team dropped a War Eagle Conference road game to George-Little Rock on Thursday, Jan. 4. The Mustangs defeated the Wolves 49-28 in George.

Harris-Lake Park boys suffer home loss to Royals


Harris-Lake Park’s boys basketball team suffered a 57-47 loss to MMCRU on Tuesday, Jan. 2.

MMCRU made 23 of 51 shots from the field, including 4 of 17 from beyond the arc. The Royals made 7 of 12 free throw attempts, pulled down 25 rebounds and had 11 turnovers.

Brayson Mulder led MMCRU with 19 points. Teammate Michael Peterson scored 11.

Harris-Lake Park did not make its official statistics available in time for print.

Spirit Lake boys earn road win over Pocahontas Area


Spirit Lake’s boys basketball team earned a nonconference road win over Pocahontas Area on Tuesday, Jan. 2. The visitors topped the hosts 75-59 in Pocahontas.

“You never know 100% what you are going to get coming out of break,” Spirit Lake coach Paul Brown said. “I was really happy with how we started the game against Pocahontas. We still need to continue to work towards doing it for a full 32 minutes, but I thought we saw some really good things out of the guys.”

Indians open 2024 with win over Pocahontas Area

 

Spirit Lake’s girls basketball team kicked off the new year with a nonconference road win over Pocahontas Area on Tuesday, Jan. 2. The visitors defeated the hosts 71-45 in Pocahontas.

Ice fishing yet? Yes, maybe!


Well, I think it’s finally going to happen! Yes, I think it’s time to make sure you have all your ice fishing gear ready to go. Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 10, the low is forecast to be in the single digits.

Watch the weather for better ice fishing success

DNR Outdoor Notes


Hunting seasons will begin closing soon in early January. Pheasant, archery turkey and deer seasons, and late muzzleloader deer season close on Jan. 10. Goose seasons start closing first in the north zone on Jan. 13, followed by the central zone on Jan. 20, and the south zone on Jan. 27.

The season for quail, partridge, ruffed grouse, and squirrels closes Jan. 31. Rabbit season closes Feb. 28.

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