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Boys golf cross-town battle goes to Algona

LIVERMORE—In a battle of the cross-town boys’ golf teams on Thursday, May 2, the Algona Bulldogs edged the Bishop Garrigan Golden Bears 165-170 in a non-conference match played at Spring Valley.

Ben Greteman of Bishop Garrigan took the medalist honor in the meet with his nine-hole score of 37 as Algona’s Alex Manske was the runner-up medalist with a round of 39.

AHS boys top Hampton- Dumont in NCC play

HAMPTON—Algona concluded their 2024 North Central Conference boys golf dual meet schedule on the road on Friday, May 3 with a 160-176 victory over Hampton-Dumont.

Freshman Wyatt Kelly earned the medalist honor with a career-best round of 39, the same score as runner-up in classmate Nathan Manske.

Kelly recorded four pars and a birdie during his career best nine holes while Nathan had seven pars and a pair of bogeys for his 39.

WB-M boys run at Sioux Central Co-Ed Relays

SIOUX RAPIDS—The West Bend-Mallard Wolverine boys track team competed on Monday, May 6 at the Sioux Central Co-Ed track meet.

The purple-and-gold finished in eighth place overall with a team total of 44 points as the meet was called after the running of the 400-meter hurdles because of lightning.

The top place winner for the Wolverines was the shuttle hurdle relay foursome of Aidan Yoch, Landon Montag, Leydan Grimm and Logan Grimm in 1:09.03.

E-LC edges Golden Bears for Lady E-Hawk title

EMMETSBURG—By just one single point, Estherville-Lincoln Central edged the Bishop Garrigan Golden Bear girls track squad for the team title at the Lady E-Hawk Relays held on Monday, May 6 by the score of 102-101.

The black-and-gold won four events as Abbie Capesius won the 400-meter dash in 1:04.15 along with Reagan Murphy in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 15.94.

WB-M girls place first at John Larson Relays

By Greg Grabianowski

Sports Editor

ARMSTRONG—Using the strengths of five first place finishes and five runner-ups, the West Bend-Mallard Wolverine girls track squad scored 112 points to win the annual John Larson Relays held on Thursday, April 25.

North Union ended up in third place with a team score of 89 points in the eight-team field and Bishop Garrigan placed fourth with 83 points.

Nathan Manske cards a 37 to earn medalist honor

ALGONA—Freshman Nathan Manske carded a one-over par 37 to garner medalist honors for Algona Bulldog boys golf in a North Central Conference triangular match on Thursday, April 25.

Manske recorded three pars and two birdies during his nine holes to earn the medalist honor as Cade Birdsell of Humboldt took home the runner-up medal with a score of 40.

Murphy wins three events for BG girls

FOREST CITY—Reagan Murphy of Bishop Garrigan was a triple winner in the Class B division at the Forest City Relays held on Tuesday, April 23 to highlight the performances of the black-and-gold and North Union girls’ squads.

The Warriors scored 98 points during the meet as the Golden Bears had 90 with Saint Ansgar winning the team title with a team score of 191 points.

Six wins for AHS girls at Forest City


FOREST CITY—Finishing in first place in six different events were the highlights of the Algona Bulldog girls track squad in Class A at the Forest City Relays on Tuesday, April 23.

The red-and-black totaled 160.5 points that was only topped in the six-team field by host Forest City with a team total of 180 points.

Natalie Johnson was a double winner for the Bulldogs on Tuesday as she won the 100-meter dash in 12.81 and took the 200-meter dash with a time of 27.02.

Four wins for BG girls

IOWA FALLS—Bishop Garrigan won four events and scored 92 points to finish in fifth place at the Cadet Relays on Monday, April 29.

Reagan Murphy was a double winner for the black-and-gold as the senior won the 100-meter dash in 12.85 and took the 200-meter dash with a time of 26.68.

Fothergill earns medalist honor for 2nd straight meet

ARMSTRONG—For the second straight meet, North Union’s Amelia Fothergill earned the medalist honor in a Top of Iowa Conference match played at the Country Greens Golf Course on Tuesday, April 23.

Fothergill claimed the medalist honor with her nine-hole score of 49 while Jolie Rice of Lake Mills took home the runner-up medal with her score of 49.

Golden Bear boys finish second at Armstrong

By Greg Grabianowski

Sports Editor

ARMSTRONG—Bishop Garrigan boys tied for second place with a total of 114 points at the annual John Larson Relays that took place on Thursday, April 25.

North Union finished in fifth place with a team total of 42 points as West Bend-Mallard rounded out the eight-team field with a team score of 28 points.

Avery Lichter is CYO runner-up

By Greg Grabianowski

Sports Editor

FORT DODGE—Bishop Garrigan senior Avery Lichter was the overall runner-up to highlight the performances of the Golden Bears at the annual CYO girls golf tournament played at the Lakeside Golf Course just north of here on Wednesday, April 24.

Bulldog girls win NCC triangular match

ALGONA—Algona earned a pair of North Central Conference girls golf wins on Thursday, April 25 in a triangular played at the River Road Golf Club.

The red-and-black compiled a winning team total of 210 as Iowa Falls-Alden was right behind with a 212 and Webster City was third with score of 218.

Both Olivia French of Iowa Falls-Alden and Abby Brooks had a nine-hole score of 45 as French won the medalist honor via card tiebreaker.

Bishop Garrigan boys take 3rd at CYO Meet

FORT DODGE—The Bishop Garrigan Golden Bear boys’ golf team finished in third place overall with a team score of 346 at the annual CYO golf tournament held at the Lakeside Golf Course on Wednesday, April 24.

The black-and-gold’s score was topped only by Carroll Kuemper with a 312 and LeMars Gehlen with a 324 in the six-team field.

Rasch earns gold medal in shot put

GARNER—Senior Colin Rasch had the only first place showing for the North Union Warrior boys track team at the Cardinal Relays in Garner on Tuesday, April 23.

Rasch tossed the shot put 48’ 1½” to claim the gold medal as the green-black-and-silver ended up in eighth place in the 11-team field with a score of 30 points.

Golden Bears, Warriors face Bison in league golf match

BUFFALO CENTER—Bishop Garrigan and North Union faced the North Iowa boys and girls golf teams in a triangular on Monday, April 29 at the Gruis Recreation Area.

The Golden Bear girls had the low score of the day with a 223, 10 strokes better than North Union’s 233 and North Iowa had just one golfer and no team score.

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