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Wed
23
Apr

Girls take fourth in Vikings’ meet


Central’s Katja Graner took ninth in the long jump and the shuttle hurdle relay team. Photos by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls track team competed against several larger schools April 17 at the Lady Vikings Invitational. Central finished fourth in a field of 10 teams with the following results:

Mon
31
Mar

Central girls strong in first two meets


Central’s Kiana Stender, right, hands off to Kinsey Juergens during a 4x4 relay event that set a new meet record. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ track team participated at the March 25 UIC Indoor Conference meet, which was held at Luther College in Decorah. Central had the following results: 

Mon
17
Mar

Central girls open track season


Central’s Anna Tuecke cleared the 5-foot mark on the high jump, taking first place at a recent indoor meet and setting a personal record. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ had their first track meet at an indoor event March 6 at the University of Dubuque.  Central had the following results

Mon
10
Mar

“Unbelievable” season for JV girls’ basketball


Central’s junior varsity girls’ basketball team had an unbelievable season, finishing 14 and 4. Pictured above are, front row, left to right: Abby Gifford, Hannah Kuehl, Savannah Wall, Alyssa Barker, Ashley Funk, Megan Nemechek, Emily Asche and Rachel Berg; and back row, left to right: Coach Brooke Hudson, Katja Graner, Morgan Jacobson, Angelelique Omarrah-Bracone, Carissa Moyna, Anna Tuecke, and Coach Mark Wiley. Photo provided by Blaker Photography

 

The JV girls’ basketball season has come to an end for the Central Warriors. They ended their season with a winning record of 14 wins and four losses. The team included four freshmen (Alyssa Barker, Ashley Funk, Morgan Jacobson and Megan Nemechek), and seven sophomores (Emily Asche, Rachel Berg, Abby Gifford, Hannah Kuehl, Carissa Moyna and Anna Tuecke). Foreign exchange student Katja Graner also played on the team.

Mon
10
Mar

Barbara Kurth Christianson

 

Barbara L. (Kurth) Christianson, age 82, of Guttenberg, IA, died Thursday, March 6, 2014, at the Guttenberg Care Center. She was born on September 30, 1931, in rural Farmersburg to Lester and Esther (Klieforth) Kurth. 

Mon
10
Mar

Betty Jane Garaghty

 

Betty Jane Garaghty, 83, of Elkader, died, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at University Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. She was born September  8, 1930, in Guttenberg, to Jack and Frances (Wolter) Mahowald. Jane graduated from St. Mary’s Catholic High School in Guttenberg.

She was united in marriage to John Garaghty on April 17, 1956, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Guttenberg. Five children were born to this union. Jane raised her family on the family farm for many years and later moved into Elkader.

Mon
03
Mar

Wrestling team hopes to build off 2013-2014 season


Wrestling returned to Central this year. Members of the team are: front row, left to right: Aaron Hoth, Tom Shirbroun, Ted Hilgerson, Simon Koehn and Trevor Moser; back row, left to right: Ethan Grant, Justin Cummer, Marcus Siegwarth, Kennie Orr, and Head Coach Isaac Frieden. Not pictured: Kory Doeppke and Bailie Koehn and Josie Fettkether. Photo courtesy of Blaker Photography

By Gary Siegwarth, Freelance Writer

Mon
24
Feb

Five area wrestlers go to state; two return with medals

 

By Gary Siegwarth

Freelance Writer

 

Mon
17
Feb

Girls advance to regionals


Central’s Kiana Stender scored a career high 22 points in a game against West Central and another 18 points the following night against Starmont. Photo by Bev Hamann

 

By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls played their last regular game of the season February 11 against West Central.  A poor defensive first quarter saw Central fall behind 12-2. The girls fired up in the second quarter and tied the game, 20-20 at the half.  In a low scoring third quarter, West Central clung to a 25-24 lead, but Central came back in the fourth and took the game with a score of 40-36.

Mon
10
Feb

Central girls go 1-2


Central coach Mark Wiley gathers his girls’ basketball team around him during a time-out. The girls played three games last week, which resulted in one win and two losses. The game against Postville was one of the team’s best of the season. Register photo by Bev Hamann

 

 By Pat McTaggart

Freelance Writer

 

The Central girls’ basketball team had three games last week.  In a February 2 match-up with Postville, Central took a huge 17-2 lead at the end of the first quarter and led 25-5 at the half.  The Warriors extended the lead to 41-14 with a quarter left and went on to win the game, 54-24,

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