Sports

Wrestlers compete in Mid-Buchanan Invitational

Written on January 12, 2021

The East Atchison and Rock Port High School Wrestling Teams joined 30 other squads to compete in the Mid-Buchanan Invitational Friday and Saturday, January 8 and 9, 2021. The girls’ tournament was held Friday, with one East Atchison wrestler competing. EA results include: 122B – Round 1 – Addison McGarry (Mid-Buchanan) over Brooklyn Wennihan (EA)  Continue Reading »

East Atchison basketball

Written on January 12, 2021

Lady Wolves have record-setting game against West Nodaway The East Atchison Lady Wolves defeated West Nodaway 95-26 January 4, 2021, making it one of the highest scoring games (if not the highest scoring game) for the Lady Wolves since the co-op was formed. The Lady Wolves made 20 3-pointers in the game. The Lady Wolves  Continue Reading »

Peru State Football Booster Club to host powerlifting meet

Written on January 12, 2021

The Peru State Football Booster Club will be hosting its 18th annual powerlifting meet Saturday, February 13, 2021. The meet will be held in the Al Wheeler Activity Center on the College campus. High school students in grades 9-12 enrolled during the 2020-2021 school year are eligible to participate in the meet that will follow  Continue Reading »

Slemp competes in Florida baseball competition

Written on January 12, 2021

Axyl Slemp of Tarkio recently traveled to Florida to compete in the All-American Winter Games from December 27-31, 2020. Axyl represented the 10 and Under Midwest Baseball Team. He played with eight other players from all over the Midwest and his dad, TJ Slemp, coached the team. (Slemp photo)

Barnes earns first team all-state kicking honors

Written on January 12, 2021

Clarinda senior Nathan Barnes kicks his season long 41 yard field goal. This was one of two field goals Barnes made during the season, enough to earn him first team all-state kicking honors from the IPSWA. (Photo by Joe Moore, J&C Photography, Clarinda) Nathan Barnes was one of three Clarinda football players who earned all-state  Continue Reading »

Parshall named first female KMAland Athlete of the Week for 2021

Written on January 12, 2021

The first Jim Hughes Real Estate KMAland Athlete of the Week for 2021 features Morgan Parshall, an East Atchison senior. Morgan hit seven three-pointers and scored 28 points for the Lady Wolves against West Nodaway and scored 20 points during the win over Rock Port last week. Abraham Lincoln’s Jude Ryan is the male winner  Continue Reading »

EA Cross Country runners honored for 2020 season successes

Written on January 12, 2021

The 2020 East Atchison Cross Country season was a huge success. The athletes finished well at districts and sent four on to state competition. The runners were recently honored by their coach with letters and individual certificates for their achievements. Honorees included: Letter winners – Jordan Graf, Hunter Bennett, Lucas Joesting, Matthew Driskell, Daniel Lesher,  Continue Reading »

EA football cheerleaders honored

Written on January 12, 2021

The East Atchison Football Cheerleaders were recently honored with a dinner. The girls were presented with awards for their participation in the 2020 season and all received a letter. Pictured are, starting second from left to right: Jaden Gooden, Katie Hall, Gena Mitchell, Kendal Straub, and Dalaynie Drummond. Gena Mitchell received the Spirit Stick Award  Continue Reading »

Rock Port basketball

Written on January 12, 2021

Jagger Freemyer drives to the basket in the Jays’ game against Mound City. Trey Peshek sets it up for the Blue Jays in the varsity game against EA. Jack Raison takes a shot in the game against East Atchison. Alivia Baucom cuts around an East Atchison defender in the basketball game Friday, January 8, in  Continue Reading »

Rock Port basketball

Written on December 30, 2020

Kierstyn Jakub works back around the top of the key. Johnny Davis drives the ball down the lane against Platte Valley. Ozey Hurst sets up the offense in the JV game against Platte Valley. Julian Roberts gets an easy bucket against Platte Valley. Aidan Burke beats his defender as he brings the ball down the  Continue Reading »

Rock Port hosts wrestling tri-meet

Written on December 30, 2020

Caleb Lucas cross faces his opponent to break him down.  Trulin Pankau cinches up a half nelson to get the pin and the win. Gabe Abbott shoots in for a double leg take-down and eventually the win. Colten Stevens gets chest to chest as he works for a pin. The Rock Port wrestling team held  Continue Reading »

Rock Port Basketball

Written on December 22, 2020

Chaney Vogler gets in the hip pocket of the girl she is defending and cuts off the pass inside. Bannack Skillen works the ball around the top of the key to Jagger Freemyer against DeKalb. Senior Trey Peshek works to beat the press against Northeast Nodaway. Dylan Kemerling works hard on defense. Johnny Davis takes  Continue Reading »