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Thu
30
Oct
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Bulldogs fall at sub-state

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The Linn Bulldog volleyball team traveled to Pike Valley High School to take part in their sub-state. Linn had a great effort on the day ultimately going 1-1. In the fi rst match, the Bulldogs took on the host, Pike Valley Panthers. Linn was lead by Seniors Kesiah Thalmann and Kayla Ohlde both scoring ten kills.
 
Thu
30
Oct
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Hanover takes care of Clifton-Clyde

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The Clifton-Clyde football team hosted the Hanover Wildcats on Friday for a key late season game for both teams. Hanover used a great rushing game as they pushed toward the win over the Eagles 58-6. The lead rusher for Hanover this week was Preston Jueneman as he used fi ve carries to run for 173 yards including 4 touchdowns
 
Thu
23
Oct
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Washington County gets district win over old Blue Valley League foe

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Neal Ehler lines up, ready to rush through the line for a tackle.

BY JEFF WURTZ
 
The Washington County Tigers traveled to Riley County on Friday evening for what would be a very competitive, offense driven game. This was the first time Washington County and Riley County faced off since the breakup of the old Blue Valley League. The Tigers were able to gain the victory 41-32.
 
Thu
23
Oct
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Rivalries in sports

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Jackson Winter, bottom left, had a Royal experience at game 3 of the Royals’ ALCS in Kansas City. He received a baseball from the fi eld and his photo was included in a Kansas City Star photo gallery. His mother Jill is behind him. He got the ball right after this picture was taken. Jackson is the son of Cade and Jill Winter, Clifton.

To most it would seem like this week’s subject would be easy. But due to deadlines and timing of World Series games, you will know the result of the fi rst game of the World Series long before this week’s edition is sent to print, so we will get to that next week. So I am going to switch gears this week and speak about rivalries. Rivalries and how sometimes they just don’t matter.
 
Thu
23
Oct
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LEAGUE CHAMPS x3

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The Washington County boys team celebrate finishing the regular season undefeated.

BY JEFF WURTZ
 
The Twin Valley League Cross Country meet was held on October 16th in Troy . Local runners were very prominent in this year’s race. In the boys’ race, Washington County completed a perfect regular season by winning the TVL for the third year in a row. It was the first time that Washington County has won every meet in the regular season.
 
Thu
16
Oct
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Tiger boys win by one point at Riley County

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The Washington County boys won a prestigious race at Leonardville on Saturday. This was their first team win their in 40 tries.

BY JEFF WURTZ
 
Area runners competed Saturday at Riley County in the final race before the league meet coming up this week. In the boys’ race, Washington County senior Dylan Hodgson continued his excellent year with a first place fi nish at 16:04, a record time for the course. Kyle McGatlin took a top ten spot with a ninth place finish at 18:18, Eric Miller had a time of 18:19 good for 11th place.
 
Thu
16
Oct
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Hanover gets district win over Lincoln, 54-8

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Hanover’s Adam Zarybnicky, left, blocks for Matthew White in Friday’s game against Lincoln.

BY JEFF WURTZ
 
The Hanover Wildcat Football team traveled to Lincoln on Friday for a district matchup against the Lincoln Leopards. The Hanover offense was firing in this game and the Wildcats picked up a win 54-8. A well-balanced rushing attack spurned the Wildcats. Six different players had carries led by Trey Lohse’s 60 yards and a touchdown on three carries.
 
Thu
16
Oct
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Tigers win big for homecoming, 40-6

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Matt Bekemeyer winds up for an extra point kick while Konnor Penning holds.

BY JEFF WURTZ
 
WASHINGTON – The Washington County football team hosted McLouth on Friday. An excellent offensive show for the Tigers pushed them to the victory 40-6 for homecoming. Senior Andrew Tiemeyer was the leading rusher for the Tigers with 157 yards on 25 carries. He accounted for three touchdowns. Junior quarterback Konnor Penning gained 76 yards on twelve carries and one touchdown.
 
Thu
09
Oct
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Bulldogs dominate homecoming game, 60-0

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Josh Schmitz powers through the Southern Cloud defensive line for his first touchdown run of the season.

BY JEFF WURTZ

LINN – The Linn Bulldog Football team took on Southern Cloud this past Friday as part of their 2014 Homecoming festivities. The Bulldogs were able to pick up their third win of the season with a 60-0 victory. The Bulldogs were led in rushing by Micah Dieckmann who had five carries for 54 yards and three touchdowns. Chase McGatlin finished with 22 yards on two rushes and Evan Bott chipped in 15 yards on a pair of carries. Josh Smith rounded out the running game with 6 yards and a touchdown.

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Thu
09
Oct
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Tiger boys win Centralia meet

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Clifton-Clyde’s Derek Reese, bottom right, led a pack of runners down a hill at Centralia on Saturday.

BY JEFF WURTZ

CENTRALIA – Area runners competed in the cross country meet this past Saturday at Centralia. Steady improvement was shown by all racers at a very tough course on a cold, windy day. For Washington County, Dylan Hodgson took the first place title with a time of 16:22. Teammates Eric Miller and Kyle McGatlin fi nished in the top 10, Miller at 18:16 good for fifth place and McGatlin at 18:28 with a seventh place finish.

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