N-P to open football playoffs next week against West Hancock

To be the best, you need to beat the best. Nashua-Plainfield will get that chance on Friday, Oct. 21, when the Huskies (5-3) open the playoffs against one of the five undefeated teams in Class A. West Hancock, Britt (8-0) will host N-P in the first round of the 32-team state tournament. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Hudson 4-4, which beat N-P on Friday 20-14 to finish third in Class A District 4, will travel to to Newman Catholic, Mason City (7-1) on Friday. N-P fell to fourth. Grundy Center, 8-0, and Wapsie Valley (6-2) were first and second in … Continue reading N-P to open football playoffs next week against West Hancock

Down early, N-P football rallies for must win, clinches postseason bid (videos & story

ACKLEY — The Huskies had cause to be concerned early in Friday night’s game. Although the Nashua-Plainfield offense drove 65 yards on its first possession of the game for a Titus Evans rushing touchdown, it failed on its 2-point conversion attempt. AGWSR answered with a 75-yard drive capped off with a Kaden Abbas touchdown plunge and a successful 2-point conversion. The Cougars grabbed an 8-6 lead. After exchanging punts, the Cougars were back on a long drive to the end zone, but the first of seven turnovers sent N-P surging. Joel Winters recovered the AGWSR fumble on the Huskies 26-yard … Continue reading Down early, N-P football rallies for must win, clinches postseason bid (videos & story

High school football scoreboard (Oct. 8)

Class A, District 3 STANDINGS: 1. Grundy Center 5-0 (7-0), 2. Wapsie Valley 4-1 (5-2), 3. Nashua-Plainfield 3-2 (5-2), 4. BCLUW 2-3 (4-3), 5. Hudson 2-3 (3-4), 6. AGWSR 2-4 (3-4), 7. North Tama 0-5 (1-6) UPCOMING GAMES: Friday, Oct. 14 Class A, District 4 STANDINGS — 1. North Linn 5- 0 (6-1), 2. East Buchanan 4- 1 (6-1), 3. Maquoketa Valley 4-1 (5-2), 4. Bellevue 3-3 (3- 4), 5. South Winneshiek 2-3 (2-5), 6. Starmont 1-5 (1-6), 7. Clayton Ridge 0-5 (1-6) Class 1A District 3 Class 1A District 4 STANDINGS: 1. MFL MarMac 4-0 (6-1), 2. Columbus Catholic … Continue reading High school football scoreboard (Oct. 8)

Postseason still possible for Oelwein football

So, there is a chance. A fighting chance. Oelwein’s ability to qualify for the postseason took a hit last week when Union (2-2 in district, 4-2 overall), rallied to win its Homecoming game over the Huskies, 34-24. But, if Oelwein (1-2, 2-4) can bounce back with a win Friday against Wahlert Catholic (2-1, 4-2), it could clinch Class 2A District 4’s fourth and final playoff spot by beating North Fayette Valley (1-2, 4-2) in the last week of the regular season. Wahlert Catholic is coming off a loss last week to Waukon (3-0, 3-3). The Indians beat the Golden Eagles … Continue reading Postseason still possible for Oelwein football

Oelwein morning update (Monday, Sept. 26): Volleyball team fighting cancer; City Council to discuss events center funding

WEATHER — Today: Sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a northwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph. (Click here for the extended forecast) SPORTS — Volleyball to host Breast Cancer Awareness Night on Tuesday; XC and football teams on the road — Oelwein volleyball (11-15) has two home games this week. The game against Union Community (21-2), at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, is Breast Cancer Awareness Night. … Continue reading Oelwein morning update (Monday, Sept. 26): Volleyball team fighting cancer; City Council to discuss events center funding

N-P football keeps streaks alive with 20-6 win at BCLUW Homecoming

HUSKIES LIFT SEASON RECORD TO 4-1 Nashua-Plainfield’s offense was really good at keep-away Friday night in Conrad. The Huskies rushed 58 times for 364 yards — both season highs — keeping the ball out of the hands of the BCLUW offense. And when the Comets had the ball, N-P took it right back, twice with interceptions. The 20-6 victory at BCLUW’s Homecoming lifted N-P to 4-1, keeping a couple of winning streaks alive. The Huskies have won three straight games and have beaten BCLUW three consecutive times. The Huskies won 38-6 in 2021 and 7-0 in 2008, according to Varsity … Continue reading N-P football keeps streaks alive with 20-6 win at BCLUW Homecoming

Nashua morning update (Friday, Sept. 23)

Good morning, Nashua. Here is some local news to start your day: 1. WEATHER — The National Weather Service says that showers are likely today, mainly between 1-3 p.m., otherwise mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Breezy, with a south wind 7 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Tonight, there is a 20 percent chance of showers before 1 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. (Click here for the 7-day forecast) 2. HUCK WINS, GIRLS XC TEAM TAKES 4TH— Nashua-Plainfield’s Kadence Huck took … Continue reading Nashua morning update (Friday, Sept. 23)

Charles City shuts down football program for 2 weeks because of COVID-19 infections

CHARLES CITY — Citing student safety as the top priority, school officials announced on Wednesday that the Charles City football program will be shut down for the next two weeks because of two COVID-19 infections among the players with the possibility of more. The Comets were scheduled to host Union-La Porte City this Friday and Western Dubuque next week. They traveled to New Hampton last Friday. The Chickasaws won 15-8. New Hampton will be celebrating its Homecoming next week. Mason City has also canceled its next two football games. “This week and next week’s football games are cancelled due to … Continue reading Charles City shuts down football program for 2 weeks because of COVID-19 infections

Nashua-Plainfield football back in action after COVID-19 scare

NASHUA — The Nashua-Plainfield football team will be in action Friday night after more details came out regarding a positive COVID-19 case. The person infected was not a team member and after consulting with officials from the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Iowa High School Athletic Association, the Huskies will return to practice Thursday and will travel to Nora Springs on Friday for the season opener against Central Springs. “The individual who has tested positive was at the football scrimmage on Friday night and was not ever on school grounds any time after that,” Superintendent Keith Turner write … Continue reading Nashua-Plainfield football back in action after COVID-19 scare

Iowa High School Football scores: Week 1

Area scores Crestwood, Cresco 34, Charles City 27 ( (ND)) Aplington-Parkersburg 22, New Hampton 18 ( (ND)) North Butler 6, Nashua-Plainfield 2 ( (ND)) Riceville 26, Kee, Lansing 6 ( (ND)) Rockford 78, West Central, Maynard 20 ( (ND)) Scores by district Thursday (08/29/2019) CLASS 4A: District 2 Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 31, Sioux City, West 6 ( (ND)) District 7 Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 31, Sioux City, West 6 ( (ND)) Friday (08/30/2019) CLASS 4A: District 1 Ankeny Centennial 17, Ankeny 14 (OT) Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 29, Sioux City, North 18 ( (ND)) Des Moines, Lincoln 20, Des … Continue reading Iowa High School Football scores: Week 1

CCHS football 2018 schedule and 2014-17 results and statistics

CHARLES CITY — The Charles City Comets football team begins its 2018 campaign on the road in Cresco and wraps up its regular season in Waverly. Aug. 24: @ Cresco Aug. 31: New Hampton Sept. 7: @ Union, La Porte City Sept. 14: Oelwein Sept. 21: @Waterloo, East Sept. 28: Decorah Oct. 5: Independence Oct. 12: @ West Delaware, Manchester Oct. 19: @ Waverly-Shell Rock __________________________________ GAME HISTORY Below are the game results for the past four years. Click on the blue scores for individual game statistics. VS. CRESCO (Crestwood) 2017: Did not play 2016: Did not play 2015 varsity … Continue reading CCHS football 2018 schedule and 2014-17 results and statistics

Jordan and Menken named king and queen of CC Prom

CHARLES CITY —A large head last seen in public during the Charles City 2016 Homecoming Pep Rally made an appearance Saturday night at the CCHS 2017 Prom Grand March. The bigger-than-life cardboard head of Prom king candidate Alex Koehler accompanied queen candidate Kristyn Pellymonter around the “red carpet” in the competition gym attached to the new middle school addition. Pellymonter danced and waved — as did the other court members during their promenades — as she took her place among them awaiting the crowning moment. Koehler was only there in spirit because he is playing football in Italy at the … Continue reading Jordan and Menken named king and queen of CC Prom