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2024 State Wrestling:  Lo-Ma's Crosby Yoder (fr.) .Class 1A, 6th place finish
State Wrestling: LoMa's Yoder earns State Medal
2024 State Wrestling: Lo-Ma’s Crosby Yoder (fr., 106-lbs) First State Meet Appearance – First State Medal – Sixth Place State Tournament Record: 4-3. Season Record: 44-4 …
2024 State Wrestling:  Missouri Valley's Eli Becerra (sr.).Class 1A, 4th place finish
State Wrestling: MV's Becerra returns with fourth state medal
2024 State Wrestling: MV’s Eli Becerra (sr., 38-6) Fourth State Meet Appearance – Fourth State Medal – Fourth Place State Tournament Record: 5-2 Season Record: 38-6 …
2024 State Wrestling:  Lo-Ma's Corbin Reisz (jr.).Class 1A, 1st place finish --  State Champion
State Wrestling: Lo-Ma's Reisz claims elusive State Title
2024 State Wrestling: Lo-Ma’s Corbin Reisz (jr., 47-0) Third State Meet Appearance – Third State Medal – First Place State Tournament Record: 5-0. Season Record: 47-0 …
West Harrison senior standout Maclayn Houston (front, center) signed her letter of intent to continue playing volleyball at Morningside University (Sioux City) in the fall of 2024.  She is shown with her family Amy (Houston) Stoltz, Colt Stoltz, and Ryan Stoltz.  She plans on majoring in nursing.
College Signing: WH's Maclayn Houston signs with Morningside
WH's Maclayn Houston commits to Morningside (Sioux City) West Harrison senior standout made it official on Tuesday afternoon (Feb. 13), as she signed her Letter of Intent to continue playing college …
2024 State Wrestling:  MV's Riley Radke (sr.).State Tournament Record: 3-2. Final Record: 31-7..Four-time state qualifier
2024 State Wrestling Photo Blast
A few photo highlights of how the area wrestlers did at the 2024 Iowa High School State Wrestling Championships at Wells Fargo Arena, Des Moines xxxxxxxx 2024 State Wrestling Meet Results …
Members of the 2024 Logan-Magnolia Panthers State Qualifiers include in the front row, from left:: Robert Bothwell, Macklin Loftus, Easton Martindale,  Jett Loftus, Levi Charles.  Middle row, Madden Loftus, Brodie Johnsen, Landon Thayer, Jaxon Baker, Kash Kuhl, Jude Loftus.  Back row, Kane Kuhl, Case Loftus, Esaias Graber, Briar McMains, Max Leonard, Noah Thayer.
AAU State Wrestling held this week
The Amateur Athletic Union State Wrestling Meets will take place the next three weeks in the state of Iowa Boys (Grade 3 - 8) - Feb. 24, 25, Des Moines Boys (Kindergarten.- 2nd grade) - …
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Members of the 2024 Logan-Magnolia Panthers State Qualifiers include in the front row, from left:: Robert Bothwell, Macklin Loftus, Easton Martindale,  Jett Loftus, Levi Charles.  Middle row, Madden Loftus, Brodie Johnsen, Landon Thayer, Jaxon Baker, Kash Kuhl, Jude Loftus.  Back row, Kane Kuhl, Case Loftus, Esaias Graber, Briar McMains, Max Leonard, Noah Thayer.
Members of the 2024 Logan-Magnolia Panthers State Qualifiers include in the front row, from left:: Robert Bothwell, Macklin Loftus, Easton Martindale,  Jett Loftus, Levi Charles.  Middle row, Madden Loftus, Brodie Johnsen, Landon Thayer, Jaxon Baker, Kash Kuhl, Jude Loftus.  Back row, Kane Kuhl, Case Loftus, Esaias Graber, Briar McMains, Max Leonard, Noah Thayer.
Members of the 2024 Logan-Magnolia Panthers State Qualifiers include in the front row, from left:: Robert Bothwell, Macklin Loftus, Easton Martindale,  Jett Loftus, Levi Charles.  Middle row, Madden Loftus, Brodie Johnsen, Landon Thayer, Jaxon Baker, Kash Kuhl, Jude Loftus.  Back row, Kane Kuhl, Case Loftus, Esaias Graber, Briar McMains, Max Leonard, Noah Thayer.
Obituaries
Brenden R. Hansen, 25
Brenden R. Hansen died on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024.
Betty A. Lundergard
Betty A. (Lundeen) Lundergard passed away February 9, 2024.
Dennis L. Osborn, 93
Dennis L. Osborn passed away Feb. 7, 2024
Everette A. Fountain, 96
Everette A. Fountain died on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024.
Everette A. Fountain, 96
Everette A. Fountain died on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024.
Robert “Bob” Herman, 60
Robert "Bob" Herman passed away Jan. 26, 2024.
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