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'18 Sports Year in Review

Dominick Etherington wins the 285-pound title for the Algona Bulldogs wrestling team at the Bo Sharp Invitational in Ankeny.
Review 2018's best sports highlights in the Jan. 3 Kossuth County Advance.

Wolverine wrestlers beat NU for first victory

West Bend-Mallard picked up its first wrestling match victory of the season with a 39-18 win over the North Union Warriors on Thursday, Dec. 13.
Get the details in the Dec. 20 Kossuth County Advance.

Golden Bears defeat NU

Led by a big night offensively by senior T.J. Schnurr, the Bishop Garrigan Golden Bear boys basketball team earned a 65-29 Top of Iowa Conference victory over the North Union Warriors.
Get all the details in the Dec. 20 Kossuth County Advance.

Warriors edge BGHS girls

In a battle of two squads that qualified for the state tournament last year, but were hit hard by graduation, the North Union Warriors rallied in the fourth quarter to earn a 39-36 win over the Bishop Garrigan Golden Bears.
Get the game details in the Dec. 20 Kossuth County Advance

Kruse captures 160-pound title at Nashua-Plainfield

Trevor Kruse won three matches to take first place in the Nashua-Plainfield wrestling tournament on Saturday, Dec. 8, to highlight the performances of six North Union grapplers at the tourney. The green, black and silver finished in eighth place overall ....
Get the details in the Dec. 13 Kossuth County Advance.
 

Third quarter run leads Bulldogs past humboldt

A 14-0 run in the third quarter proved to be the differance, as the Algona Bulldog girls basketball team earned a 57-42 North Central Conference victory over the Humboldt Wildcats.
A traditional three-point play from Kameryn Etherington got the game started for the red and black ....
Get all the action in the Dec. 13 Kossuth County Advance.

Late-scoring drought dooms BGHS boys

A six-minute scoring drought early in the final quarter proved to be too much to overcome, as the Bishop Garrigan Bear boys basketball squad dropped a 68-58 Top of Iowa Conference contest to the Garner-Hayfield/Ventura Cardinals.
Get the all the action in the Dec. 13 Kossuth County Advance.

Schnurr signs with Morningside

T.J. Schnurr of Bishop Garrigan recently signed a letter of intent to play basketball next year at Morningside College in Sioux City.
Get the details in the Dec. 6 Kossuth County Advance.

Iowa State Bank donates to Garrigan, AHS football squads

Iowa State Bank announced it has made a donation to both the Algona (AHS) and Bishop Garrigan football teams following the sales of playoff T-shirts during both teams' playoff runs.
T-shirt sales resulted in donations of $3,171 to AHS and $2,497 to Bishop Garrigan High School.
Get the whole story in the Dec. 6 Kossuth County Advance.

WB girls earn first victory

West Bend-Mallard scored the last four points of the game to grab its first victory of the season with a 40-36 win over the Clay Central-Everly Mavericks.
With the contest deadlocked at 36-36 in the final minute, both Briley Banwart and Morgan Schmidt made one free throw....
Get all the sports action in the Dec. 6 Kossuth County Advance.

Titans top WB-Mallard

Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire raced out to a 12-4 advantage at the conclusion of the first quarter and never looked back in a 51-33 win over the West Bend-Mallard Wolverines. The Titans led 21-12 at halftime....
See the full story in the Dec. 6 Kossuth County Advance.

Jaguars defeat WB-Mallard

A big second period proved to be the difference as the Southeast Valley girls basketball team defeated the West Bend-Mallard Wolverines by the score of 64-38.
See the complete story in the Dec. 6 Advance.

Fast start leads warriors to easy win

North Union came out of the gate on fire, built a commanding 27-2 lead at the end of the first quarter and cruised to a 75-24 Top of Iowa Conference girls basketball victory over the North Iowa Lady Bison.
See the complete story in the Dec. 6 Advance.

No. 6 Algona nips Lynx 51-48

Webster City rallied in the fourth quarter, but sixth-ranked Algona had built too big of a lead as the red and black handed the Lynx a narrow 51-48 North Central Conference loss.
The Bulldogs held a two-point lead at 15-13 at the conclusion of the first stanza....
Get the game details in the Dec. 6 Kossuth County Advance.

Golden Bears earn league win

Bishop Garrigan structured a 17-point lead at intermission and went on to a 53-32 victory over the Belmond-Klemme Broncos in the Top of Iowa Conference opener for both teams.
The black and gold led 12-7 at the end of the first period, extended their advantage 28-11 at intermission and held a 37-25 lead going into the fourth quarter of action.
Get the game details in the Dec. 6 Kossuth County Advance.

Lewis 4th at 32-team tourney

Cole Lewis finished in fourth place to highlight the performances of the Algona Bulldogs wrestling squad in the two-day, 32-team Cliff Kenn Invitational held over the weekend on Friday and Saturday. Algona ended up in 27th place in the team race with 83 points....
Get all the details in the Dec. 6 Kossuth County Advance.

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