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  CRESCO - The 2017 Crestwood varsity boys’ track team will have a good blend of upperclassmen and newcomers this year. The Cadet boys’ track squad will feature 45 total athletes this season, including six seniors, eight juniors, 12 sophomores and 19 ninth graders. The seniors include: Spencer...
  CRESCO - Anytime a basketball team combines a strong defense with a solid offense, that team has a good chance to achieve success. That was the case for the 2016-17 Crestwood girls’ basketball team. The Cadets posted an impressive 22-2 overall record, including 11-1 and a tie for first place in...
  DECORAH - The Crestwood girls’ track team turned in several strong performances Saturday against good competition at the Decorah Invitational held at Luther College. No team scores were recorded. Cadet junior Ellie Friesen set a meet record in the 800 meters as she took gold in a time of 2:20.78...
  CRESCO - Dozens of local students and adults visited Legacy Gym in Cresco Saturday to take advantage of the chance to see and talk to NFL player Ricardo Mathews, who is the brother of Kelli Gosch of Cresco. Mathews’ visit was part of a fund-raiser for In Your Face Entertainment. Mathews is...
  CRESCO - Crestwood girls’ track coach Jim Obermann is very excited about the potential for success as the Cadets begin the 2017 track season.  One of the biggest reasons for his optimism is the fact that this year’s squad will feature 50 girls from grades nine through 12. This is the largest...
  CRESCO - Two Crestwood girls and two Turkey Valley girls recently earned Iowa Newspaper Association All-State Basketball honors for the 2016-17 season. Crestwood junior Ellie Friesen was named Class 3A First Team All-State while teammate junior Shannon Pisney was named Third Team All-State....
CRESCO - Team Minnesota won the final three matches to earn a 37-30 win over Team Iowa during the 16th Annual Border Battle Wrestling Meet held Friday at Crestwood High School. The meet featured several of the top Iowa high school seniors from northeast Iowa and the top senior grapplers from...
Scott Wiley from Cresco was recently awarded the Sportsmanship Award by the Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union during the Class 3A Girls' State Basketball Tournament in Des Moines.  
  DES MOINES - A determined fourth quarter rally by the No. 2 Turkey Valley girls’ basketball team (23-3) fell a few points short as No. 1 Springville (25-2) held on to defeat the Trojans, 45-36, Friday in the Class 1A State Championship game at Wells Fargo Arena. Friday’s loss to the Orioles was...
  DES MOINES - The No. 5 Cherokee Braves went on a 15-1 run over the final 4:13 of the fourth quarter to defeat the No. 4 Crestwood girls’ basketball team, 70-61, last Tuesday in the first round of the Class 3A State Tournament. The loss ended a great season for the Cadets, who posted a final...

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