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BGHS girls place 2nd at regionals

Bishop Garrigan advanced to state in six different events and finished in second place at the Class 1A regional track meet in Sioux Rapids on Thursday, May 10 with 117 points to highlight the performances of three area girls’ track teams at the meet.
The black-and-gold scored 117 team points as that was only topped by Central Lyon’s total of 123 points. The Golden Bears will send nine different girls in the six events this weekend in Des Moines.

Lovstad places 7th in NCC

A seventh place individual finish from Hallie Lovstad highlighted the performances of the Algona Bulldog girls’ golf squad at the North Central Conference tournament played at the Mason City Country Club on Monday, May 7.
The red-and-black finished fifth in the eight-team meet as a team with a score of 440 as Clear Lake was crowned the conference champion with their team total of 387.
For more on this story, please see the May 10th issue of the Kossuth County Advance

Warrior boys win six events; take 3rd; Garrigan finishes 5th

North Union won six different events and placed third overall with 97 points at the Top of Iowa Conference boys’ track meet held at Lake Mills on Monday, May 7. Bishop Garrigan finished in fifth place with 48 team points and won one event.
Riley Bauer won four events for the Warriors by taking the 400-meter dash in 50.83, the 800-meter run with a time of 2:00.08, the 1,600-meter run in 4:33.38 and the 3,200-meter run with a clocking of 9;55.59.

Arndorfer wins title

Bishop Garrigan sophomore Andrew Arndorfer sizzled around the Britt Country Club on Monday, May 7 with a three-under par score of 69 to win the individual title at the boys’ Top of Iowa Conference tournament.
Arndorfer shot a 33-36—69 on the par 72 course as the sophomore recorded an eagle on Hole No. 4, birdies on Holes No. 2, 5, 8, 10 and 13 to go along with eight pars during his day.

AHS girls win shuttle hurdle relay

A conference championship by the shuttle hurdle relay highlighted the performances of the Algona Bulldog girls’ track squad in the North Central Conference track meet held on Monday, May 7 at Webster City.
The red-and-black finished in third place in the team race with 130 team points as Iowa Falls-Alden captured the conference title with 146 and Humboldt was the runner-up with a team total of 139 points.

Berte is CYO runner-up

Lexie Berte was the runner-up medalist to help lead the Bishop Garrigan Golden Bear girls’ golf team to a second place finish in the annual CYO Meet held at the Lakeside Golf Course in Des Moines on Wednesday, April 25.
For more on this story, please see the May 3rd issue of the Kossuth County Advance

Etherington Drake Relays runner-up

Dominick Etherington highlighted four very good performances by the Algona Bulldog boys’ track team at the annual Drake Relays in Des Moines on April 26-28.
The Bulldog senior was the runner-up in the shot put on Friday with a toss of 59’ 7”, his second best throw of the season in the event won by Kingsley-Pierson/ Woodbury Central’s Nick Phelps with a throw of 65’ 3 ½”.
For more on this story, please see the May 3rd issue of the Kossuth County Advance

Warriors' Bauer places fourth in 800 at Drake

Riley Bauer placed fourth in the 800-meter run on Friday, April 27 at the Drake Relays in Des Moines. The Warrior senior was clocked in 1:58.47 as the race was won by Tyler Olson of Muscatine with a time of 1:56.55 as he qualified for the event with the fastest going in.
For more on this story, please see the May 3rd issue of the Kossuth County Advance

11 area competitors are 2018 Drake Relays qualifiers

Despite some horrible weather conditions to get meets in this spring, the Algona area will still be well represented at the annual running of the Drake Relays with 11 area athletes competing in six different events during the three days of competition.
The Algona boys’ track squad leads the way by qualifying in four different events and is closely followed by the North Union boys in three races.

AHS girls runner-ups at Humboldt

Algona won three relays and finished as the runner-up in the annual Wildcat Relays ran at Humboldt on Monday, April 23. The red-and-black totaled 132 points, 15 less than champion Humboldt accumulated during the evening.

Etherington smashes school record

Two track meets, two new school records. The 2018 track season is off to a great start for Algona’s Dominick Etherington as the senior shot putter rewrote the school record book for the second straight meet.

Golden Bear girls win four events

Bishop Garrigan won four events in their season opener for the girls’ track year at a meet ran at Garner on Thursday, April 12 as North Union also competed at the meet which no team scores were kept.
Other squads there included Garner-Hayfield/Ventura, North Iowa, Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire, West Fork, Clarion-Goldfield and Clear Lake.
For more on this story, see the April 19th issue of the Kossuth County Advance.

All-Star Games Participant

Bishop Garrigan's Jenna Boelter (first row far right) played in an all-star game at Dallas Center-Grimes on March 24 and also played in one on April 7 at Kirkwood College in Cedar Rapids.

Hall of Fame Inductees

A pair of local officials were inducted into the Iowa Girls' Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Saturday, April 7 at Cedar Rapids.  Pictured are Randy Tjaden of Titonka and Brian Hobbs of Buffalo Center.

Racing is right around the corner

Dirt track racing at the Kossuth County Speedway is right around the corner as the 2018 season at the oval will begin on Thursday, April 19 as there will be a test and tune night at the track with a rain date of April 22.
“We have a well-round schedule for the 2018 season,” said track manager Ron Reefer. “Just like last year, we tried to make each class have a big money special and focus on that class of cars that evening.

2018 Football schedlules are released

The 2018 football schedules for the four area football teams were released last week by the Iowa High School Athletic Association. The schools knew who their district opponents were, but did not know until Wednesday who they would play in its non-district contests.
Algona moved down to Class 2A for the next two seasons of football and will have four home games and hit the road five times during the fall of 2018.

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