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Tue
19
Oct

Elwell considered for National Rivers Hall of Fame


W.H.C. Elwell, the world’s largest fresh water pearl dealer, stands with Emma Big Bear outside his McGregor business. Elwell is being considered for induction into the National Rivers Hall of Fame. (Submitted photo)

McGregor figure was world’s largest fresh water pearl dealer

 

Tue
19
Oct

Horse enthusiasts enjoy Whistlin’ Bit Saddle Club’s annual trail ride


Tina Nieland, the secretary/treasurer of the Whistlin’ Bit Saddle Club, said the rides are meant to “promote horsemanship, trail riding and serve as a yearly social event to bring people together. It gets you out in the beautiful countryside.” (Submitted photos)

The Whistlin’ Bit Saddle Club recently held its 73rd annual trail ride, bringing horse lovers and riders from all over Iowa and as far away as Ohio to the Elkader Horse Arena, where the ride starts and ends. This year’s ride, hosted by Dean and Missy Leonard, also utilized portions of the Pony Hollow Trail on a beautiful trek across northeast Iowa.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

Tue
19
Oct

Halloween parade and festival in McGregor on Oct. 30

By Audrey Posten, Times Register

 

Tue
19
Oct

Cowboy Poetry event comes to Volga City Opera House Oct. 22-23

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

Tue
19
Oct

MFL MarMac reviews current, upcoming PPEL projects

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Tue
19
Oct

Schellhorn’s second place finish highlights conference meet for MFL MarMac


For MFL MarMac, the conference meet was highlighted by a second place finish for freshman Jacob Schellhorn. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

Sydney Moser’s 15th place effort earned her all-conference honors. The senior ran a time of 23:15.6, in just her first race of the season due to injury.

In addition to Schellhorn, MFL MarMac also boasted two other top-20 finishers, with junior Will Koether (left) placing 18th at 19:48.2 and freshman Tucker Ruff right behind him in 19th, after running the course in 19:51.2.

Abby Schellhorn came in 18th at the conference meet.

Senior Dusty Berns runs at the Upper Iowa Conference meet, in which the Bulldog boys placed fourth of six teams—just one point shy of third place South Winn.

Ruby Koeller took the 36th spot last Thursday.

Freshman Logan Ross turned in a time of 24:05.3, placing 39th.

Kaylee Nuehring (left) and Alexis Ross run together at the conference meet. Ross ended up placing 32nd and Nuehring 35th.

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Tue
19
Oct

Central volleyball goes 1-1 in final week of the season


Giorgia Baiguini picked up six assists in Central’s loss to Turkey Valley. (Photos by Bev Hamann

Brandy Beatty sends the ball over the net.

Alivia Keppler secured 14 digs in Central's win over Postville.

Lexi Loan has been one of Central's kills leaders throughout the season. She picked up eight in the win over Postville and three in the loss to Turkey Valley.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

Tue
19
Oct

Warriors run well at conference meet


Corey Weber was 23rd at the Oct. 14 UIC meet in Ossian. (Photos by Bev Hamann)

Delaney Scherf crossed the finish line 18th in the conference meet. The Central girls placed third as a team, putting in some remarkable performances in preparation for the district meet.

Storm Huinker finished 40th in last week's meet.

Eva Embretson placed seventh in the JV race, and was part of the Warrior contingent that won the JV title.

Gavin Holst's 11th place finish earned him all-conference status.

Hannah Asche was Central's top finisher, in fourth place. Her time of 20:55 will also be credited with a Central record for the 5K distance for the Ossian course.

Jaydin Dettman crossed the finish line seventh with a time of 22:04, making her an all-conference runner.

By Willis Patenaude, Times-Register

 

Tue
19
Oct

Uncharacteristic turnovers doom Bulldogs in 41-7 loss to Beckman Catholic


Bryce Radloff snagged a first quarter interception in the Oct. 15 loss to Beckman Catholic. The Bulldog defense allowed just 14 points in the first half, but the Blazers capitalized on turnovers and prime field position to pull away in the final two quarters. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

MFL MarMac quarterback Carver Blietz-Bentien searches for a receiver down field. He completed seven of 18 passes in the game.

Jonah Wille prepares for a point after kick, which was successful.

Cullen McShane accumulated 122 rushing yards on 16 carries, in addition to catching three passes for 10 yards.

Cole Allert drags down a Beckman Catholic runner while fellow Bulldog Kaden Stocker converges on the play.

Gabe McGeough dives for extra yardage against the Trailblazers. He earned 30 yards on 11 attempts.

Wyatt Powell wraps up the Beckman Catholic quarterback, just moments after he threw the ball.

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

Tue
19
Oct

Bulldogs enter postseason riding four-game winning streak


Carlie Jones hit two of MFL MarMac’s 15 kills in the 3-0 win over Clayton Ridge. (Photos by Audrey Posten)

Lakota Morrissey put up a leading 15 assists against the Eagles, then had 21 more in the Oct. 14 win over Kee.

Riley Moreland was one of the Bulldogs' top serving threats against Clayton Ridge, going a perfect 12-12, with one of the team’s two aces.

Quick thinking Kaitlin Picha sets a back row ball.

Brooke Gillitzer (left) and Savannah Schaller combine to fend off the Clayton Ridge attack.

Karli Tilson spikes a ball in MFL MarMac's win over the Eagles.

By Audrey Posten, Times-Register

 

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