Lewis Central boys basketball opened the Ricky Torres tenure and new season with an authoritative 60-29 win.
Class 4A No. 9 Lewis Central girls basketball’s full-court pressure made it a long night for Red Oak. Despite a slow start for the offense, the Titans pulled away to a 56-5 win on Friday night in Council Bluffs.
Heartland boys basketball won its second straight game on Friday afternoon, defeating Griswold 43-24 on the road on Friday afternoon.
Thursday was a busy night for local wrestling with Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, Riverside, Glenwood, Underwood, AHSTW and Tri-Center all in action across southwest Iowa.
Nick Rubek has the wrestlers to watch during the 2022-23 Nebraska high school boys and girls wrestling seasons.
Heartland Christian boys basketball earned its first win of the season in dominating fashion over Whiting 58-25 to give first-year head coach Chad Beck his first win with the Eagles.
The St. Albert boys basketball team won its season opener over Logan-Magnolia on Thursday night 54-48 in Council Bluffs.
Here is the Journal Star's first stab at sorting out the state's top teams. Class A is loaded with city squads in what's shaping up to be a thrilling winter.
It can be a bit of a fool's errand to rank boys basketball teams so soon after the end of the football season, but the discussion makes it fun.
TCU quarterback and former Lewis Central Titan Max Duggan was awarded the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award on Wednesday afternoon and was also named the Big 12 Conference’s Offensive Player of the Year.
St. Albert 55 Harlan 53: A key third quarter helped the Sainted fend off the Cyclones for their second win of the season and first Hawkeye 10 Conference win in Council Bluffs on Tuesday night.
Treynor went 3-0 in Tuesday’s home quad, defeating Tri-Center, Southwest Iowa and Woodbine. Tri-Center struggled, losing all three of its duals.
Glenwood 72, Thomas Jefferson 60: Glenwood boys basketball held a one-point lead over Thomas Jefferson in Council Bluffs on Tuesday night, but closed the game on a 25-14 run in the fourth quarter to earn the 72-60 victory.
Underwood 71, Shenandoah 19: Underwood jumped out to a 29-4 lead in the first quarter, led 52-9 at the second quarter and 54-18 after three quarters before outscoring the Mustangs 17-1 in the fourth quarter of Monday’s home game.
Abraham Lincoln earned its second win of the season after knocking off Class 4A No. 11 Glenwood 69-57 in Glenwood on Tuesday night.
The St. Albert boys bowling team opened their season with a win as Evan White bowled a perfect 300 in his second individual game on Monday in a triangular at the Thunderbowl against Clarinda and Tri-Center.
Council Bluffs went 3-0 at the Western Iowa Quad in West Monona on Monday, defeating Western Iowa 41-24, Southwest Iowa 42-28 and Sioux City North 30-27.
Underwood girls basketball held Shenandoah under 10 points in three of the four quarters to win 38-31 at home on Monday.
The first official season of girls high school wrestling is underway and local teams are already making a splash.
Lewis Central 60, Underwood 39: Lewis Central rolled to an opening victory on Tuesday on the road after jumping out to a 30-20 lead by halftime and outscored Underwood 19-14 in the third quarter.
The confidence that came with winning one state title lifted Bennington to a second straight triumph Tuesday night.
From playing catch when they were two feet tall to feeling 10 feet tall. That's Bluejays quarterback Abram Scholting and his favorite target, Ben Brahmer.
Demarico Young talks about his plans for college.
Last summer a familiar face returned to lead the Tri-Center girl’s basketball program. Derek Sonderland, who coached at, Audubon and most recently Logan-Magnolia returns to Neola this basketball season.