Sports Archive

Luther to host NCAA Division III women's tennis tournament qualifications
Posted: Fri, Apr 30, 2010  3:19 PM
Regular season Iowa Conference champions Luther College will host the four-team women's Iowa Conference Automatic Qualifier on Saturday. [Full Story]
Luther softball team sweeps Grinnell--both in five innings
Posted: Thu, Apr 29, 2010  3:18 PM
The Luther College softball team pounded out 19 hits Wednesday, sweeping Grinnell College 8-0 and 13-0, both five inning games. [Full Story]
Luther softball team sweeps Wartburg
Posted: Wed, Apr 28, 2010  3:17 PM
Not only hadn't the Luther College softball team swept Wartburg since 1994, but they faced the Knights in Waverly on Tuesday. No problem. [Full Story]
Girls track team takes 8 firsts at Waukon
Posted: Wed, Apr 28, 2010  3:16 PM
The Decorah High School girls track team turned in another dominating performance in Waukon on Tuesday, with 8 first place finishes and 3 second place finishes. [Full Story]
Boys golf team beats Charles City
Posted: Wed, Apr 28, 2010  3:16 PM
The Decorah Boys Golf team defeated Charles City 148 to 1272 at SilverCrest Tuesday. [Full Story]
Boys tennis team takes on tough Onalaska team
Posted: Wed, Apr 28, 2010  3:15 PM
The Decorah boys tennis team took on Onalaska High School Tuesday, playing the Wisconsin format of 4 singles and 3 doubles matches. [Full Story]
Luther baseball team splits with Wartburg
Posted: Wed, Apr 28, 2010  3:14 PM
The Luther College baseball team split a doubleheader with Wartburg College in Decorah Tuesday afternoon. [Full Story]
Luther women's tennis team edged by St. Olaf
Posted: Wed, Apr 28, 2010  3:13 PM
The Luther College women's tennis team dropped a 5-4 decision to St. Olaf college in Northfield, Minnesota on Tuesday. [Full Story]
Girls soccer team loses to Denver
Posted: Wed, Apr 28, 2010  3:12 PM
The Decorah High School girls soccer team outshot Denver 15-11 on Monday, but lost the match 2-1 [Full Story]
Girls golf team shoots lowest round in years
Posted: Tue, Apr 27, 2010  3:11 PM
The Decorah Viking girls golf team has its coach digging deeper in the record books after the Vikings shot a 183 Monday against New Hampton at Oneota Golf & Country Club. [Full Story]
Boys golf team wins again
Posted: Tue, Apr 27, 2010  3:10 PM
The Decorah High School boys golf team defeated New Hampton 156 to 182 in New Hampton on Monday. [Full Story]
Boys soccer team posts win over Denver
Posted: Tue, Apr 27, 2010  3:06 PM
The Decorah Viking boys soccer team kept up the attack on Denver for most of its game on Monday--and the result was a 4-0 victory. [Full Story]
Viking boys tennis team beats Oelwein
Posted: Tue, Apr 27, 2010  3:05 PM
The Decorah boy's tennis team faced a relatively inexperienced Oelwein team on Monday, which allowed some players to step up to varsity action and still win 7-2. [Full Story]
Over 100 take part in Decorah Time Trials
Posted: Tue, Apr 27, 2010  3:03 PM
Trevor Rockwell of Decorah and Keely Shannon of Des Moines won the men's and women's titles at Sunday's 20th Annual Decorah Time Trials. [Full Story]
Viking boys track team wins at West Union
Posted: Mon, Apr 26, 2010  3:02 PM
The Decorah Viking boys track team used five first place finishes and five second place finishes to win the North Fayette Invitational at West Union on Friday. [Full Story]
Luther softball team clinches spot in Iowa Conference Tournament
Posted: Mon, Apr 26, 2010  3:02 PM
The Luther College softball team, ranked #4 in the country, continues to win. [Full Story]
Luther baseball team takes three three game series
Posted: Mon, Apr 26, 2010  3:00 PM
The Luther College baseball team swept its weekend series with the University of Dubuque. [Full Story]
Luther is 3rd halfway through IIAC men's golf Championships
Posted: Mon, Apr 26, 2010  2:57 PM
The Luther College men's golf team is in striking distance--third place just seven shots behind leader Central College--halfway through the Iowa Conference Men's Golf championships. [Full Story]
Boys golf team continues to win
Posted: Fri, Apr 23, 2010  2:56 PM
The Decorah Viking boys golf team continued their winning ways Thursday by defeating Oelwein 145 to 172. [Full Story]
Girls golf team now 4-0
Posted: Fri, Apr 23, 2010  2:55 PM
Thursday at Oneota Golf and Country Club the Viking girls golf team improved to 4-0 with a 185-199 victory over Oelwein. [Full Story]
Girls soccer team beats Onalaska
Posted: Fri, Apr 23, 2010  2:54 PM
The Decorah Viking girls soccer team now has a two game win streak after beating Onalaska 5-4 on Thursday. [Full Story]
Boys soccer team remains undefeated
Posted: Fri, Apr 23, 2010  2:53 PM
The Decorah High School boys soccer team is still undefeated after beating Gladbrook-Reinbeck 6-0 on Thursday. [Full Story]
Luther honors two Decorah High School graduates
Posted: Thu, Apr 22, 2010  2:45 PM
The #4-ranked Luther College softball team split a doubleheader Wednesday with #11-ranked Central College, losing 6-3 in the opener and winning the nightcap 4-1. [Full Story]
Lambert named Player of the Week
Posted: Thu, Apr 22, 2010  2:43 PM
Luther College senior Kim Lambert has been named the Division III Player of the Week. [Full Story]
Luther softball team's ranking improves to the highest of the season
Posted: Thu, Apr 22, 2010  2:42 PM
The Luther College softball team is now ranked #4 among Division III softball teams--its highest ranking of the season. [Full Story]
Registration has begun for the 2010 Decorah Swim Team
Posted: Thu, Apr 22, 2010  2:35 PM
Eight area high school sports officials to be recognized
Posted: Wed, Apr 21, 2010  2:34 PM
The Iowa High School Athletic Association has announced it will honor 207 Iowa high school sports officials--including eight from Northeast Iowa. [Full Story]
Girls track team 120 points better than the rest of the field at Cresco Invitational
Posted: Wed, Apr 21, 2010  2:33 PM
The Decorah Viking girls track team on Tuesday turned in one of its most dominating performances in recent years. [Full Story]
Another good performance by the DHS girls golf team
Posted: Wed, Apr 21, 2010  2:32 PM
The Decorah Viking girls golf team defeated Turkey Valley 184-213 at the Jackson Heights Golf Course (par 36) on Tuesday. [Full Story]
Boys golf team shoots best round of the season
Posted: Wed, Apr 21, 2010  2:30 PM
The Decorah High School boys golf team was only 4 shots over par Tuesday for the low four scores at the Jackson Junction golf course, beating Turkey Valley 148 to 158. [Full Story]
#2-ranked Decorah boys soccer team wins again
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  2:29 PM
The #2-ranked Decorah Viking boys soccer team had little trouble in Cedar Falls on Monday, defeating NU High 5-0. [Full Story]
Girls soccer team beats Waterloo East
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  2:28 PM
The Decorah girls soccer team beat Waterloo East Monday. [Full Story]
Smith signs letter of intent to swim at UNI
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  2:24 PM
Decorah High School swimmer MacKenzie Smith will swim collegiately at the University of Northern Iowa. [Full Story]
Boys track team wins its own invitational
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  2:22 PM
The Decorah Viking boys track team used five first place finishes Monday to win its own invitational. [Full Story]
Girls golf team beats Waukon
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  2:21 PM
The Decorah High School girls golf team defeated Waukon 190-208 Monday night at Oneota Golf and Country Club. [Full Story]
Boys golf team beats Waukon
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  2:20 PM
The Viking boys golf team got the week off to a good start on Monday with a victory over Waukon in Waukon. [Full Story]
Boys tennis team completes game against Independence; loses
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  2:19 PM
The Decorah boy's tennis team traveled to Independence Monday to complete a match that was suspended because of rain on Thursday. [Full Story]
Girls tennis team shuts out Osage
Posted: Tue, Apr 20, 2010  2:18 PM
The Decorah Viking girls tennis team had 10 girls figure in a victory over Osage on Monday. [Full Story]
Girls track team wins at home
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  2:17 PM
The Viking girls track team had 10 first place finishes and 8 second place finishes Friday evening en route to posting 221 points--almost double the points of second place Elkader Central. [Full Story]
Boys tennis team easily handles Winona Cotter
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  2:16 PM
The Decorah High School boys tennis team beat Winona Cotter 8-1 Friday on the Luther College courts. [Full Story]
Luther softball team and Simpson split a doubleheader; Norse still tied for IIAC lead
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  2:16 PM
The Luther and Simpson softball teams remain tied for the league lead after splitting their doubleheader on Saturday. [Full Story]
Luther baseball team drops three games to Central
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  2:15 PM
The Luther College baseball team lost three games to Central College in Pella over the weekend. [Full Story]
Luther men's, women's tennis teams battle Carleton College
Posted: Mon, Apr 19, 2010  2:14 PM
The Luther College men's and women's tennis teams played two close matches with nationally-ranked Carleton College on Saturday--with the women winning and the men losing. [Full Story]
Decorah HS girls tennis team handles Independence and the weather
Posted: Fri, Apr 16, 2010  2:10 PM
The Decorah Girl's tennis team battled the weather and the Independence Mustangs in order to get an 8-1 victory Thursday in Decorah. [Full Story]
Boys soccer team now ranked #2 in Class 2A
Posted: Fri, Apr 16, 2010  2:10 PM
The Decorah High School boys soccer team is now ranked #2 in the latest Class 2A ratings by the Iowa High School Soccer Coaches Association. [Full Story]
Boys soccer team blanks Independence
Posted: Fri, Apr 16, 2010  2:09 PM
The Decorah High School boys soccer team beat Independence 5-0 on Thursday. [Full Story]
Decorah girls soccer team is now on-line
Posted: Fri, Apr 16, 2010  2:06 PM
You can keep track of news about the Decorah High School girls soccer team through the team's own website. [Full Story]
Boys golf team finishes 2nd in season opener
Posted: Wed, Apr 14, 2010  2:05 PM
The Decorah High School boys golf team opened up their 2010 Season with a fine 2nd place finish in their own Viking Invitational Thursday at Oneota Golf and Country Club. [Full Story]
Decorah's Joshua Martin to be recognized by IHSAA
Posted: Fri, Apr 16, 2010  2:05 PM
Decorah High School senior Joshua Martin has been invited to attend the Eighth Annual Governor's Scholar Recognition Ceremony. [Full Story]
Another recognition for former Viking girls basketball coach Jim Schreffler
Posted: Fri, Apr 16, 2010  2:03 PM
Former Decorah High School girls basketball coach Jim Schreffler has received another recognition. [Full Story]
Girls track team finishes 2nd at Hudson
Posted: Wed, Apr 14, 2010  2:02 PM
The Decorah Viking girls track team finished 2nd out of 13 teams Tuesday at the Hudson Relays. [Full Story]
Girls tennis team beats Charles City
Posted: Wed, Apr 14, 2010  2:01 PM
The Decorah Viking girls tennis team defeated Charles City 7-2 at home on Tuesday. [Full Story]
Decorah girls golf team beats Charles City in makeup of rained-out Monday meet
Posted: Wed, Apr 14, 2010  2:00 PM
The Decorah High School girls golf team beat Charles City on Tuesday in the make up of a rainout on Monday. [Full Story]
Luther softball team keeps winning
Posted: Wed, Apr 14, 2010  2:00 PM
The Luther College softball team won its 14th straight game Tuesday and remained unbeaten in Iowa Conference play by sweeping Cornell College 6-2 and 5-0 in Decorah. [Full Story]
Luther baseball team sweeps Loras
Posted: Wed, Apr 14, 2010  1:58 PM
The Luther College baseball team beat Loras College 3-2 and 3-2 Tuesday in Dubuque, earning its first Iowa Conference sweep of the season. [Full Story]
Boys track team wins 8-team Viking Invitational
Posted: Tue, Apr 13, 2010  1:57 PM
The Decorah High School boys track team won its own invitational on Monday afternoon, edging Charles City 127-117. [Full Story]
Schouweiler named Luther women's soccer coach
Posted: Tue, Apr 13, 2010  1:55 PM
2005 Luther College graduate Russell Schouweiler has been named head coach of women's soccer at the school. [Full Story]
Luther softball schedule changed
Posted: Tue, Apr 13, 2010  1:53 PM
The softball doubleheader between Luther College and Grinnell College scheduled for Wednesday in Decorah has been postponed. [Full Story]
Boys tennis team 4th at Cedar Rapids
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  1:53 PM
The Decorah High School boys tennis team finished 4th Saturday in the Cedar Rapids Washington Warrior Tennis Invitational. [Full Story]
Decorah girls track team wins Viking Invitational
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  1:51 PM
The Decorah High School girls track team dominated its own invitational on Friday evening, doubling the score of second place Waverly-Shell Rock in the eight-team competition. [Full Story]
Girls soccer team beats Dubuque Senior
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  1:50 PM
The Decorah High School girls soccer team took a 2-1 overtime win against Dubuque Senior High School in Dubuque Friday evening. [Full Story]
Decorah girls finish 3rd as four of the top girls tennis teams in the state play
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  1:49 PM
Four of the top girls 1A and 2A tennis teams in the state--Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Decorah, Ottumwa and Waterloo Columbus--played Saturday in Waterloo, with the Decorah girls tennis team holding its own and finishing third. [Full Story]
Over 130 people take part in "Embrace the Journey" 5k run/walk
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  1:43 PM
More than 130 people participated in Saturday's Women's Weekend Out "Embrace the Journey" 5k walk/run sponsored by Winneshiek Medical Center. [Full Story]
Luther mens tennis team scores important win over rival Coe College
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  1:42 PM
The Luther College mens tennis team posted an impressive 7-2 victory Saturday over archrival Coe College, staying unbeaten in Iowa Conference play. [Full Story]
Luther mens, women's tennis squads win
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  1:41 PM
The Luther College men's and women's tennis teams are on a roll, winning again on Sunday. [Full Story]
Luther softball team notches four wins over the weekend
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  1:38 PM
The #9 nationally ranked Luther College softball team swept two doubleheaders over the weekend. [Full Story]
Luther men's golf team finishes 3rd out of 21 teams at Wartburg Invitational
Posted: Mon, Apr 12, 2010  1:32 PM
The Luther College men's golf team finished 3rd by four strokes at the Wartburg Invitational over the weekend. [Full Story]
Oelwein beats Decorah girls tennis team
Posted: Sat, Apr 10, 2010  1:47 PM
Several members of the Decorah High School girls tennis team got a chance Friday to step up to varsity play against Oelwein. [Full Story]
Decorah boys tennis team beats Dubuque Senior
Posted: Fri, Apr 9, 2010  1:26 PM
The Decorah High School boy's tennis team earned a 7-2 victory over Dubuque Senior High School at Luther College Thursday afternoon. [Full Story]
Luther baseball team beats Loras
Posted: Fri, Apr 9, 2010  1:18 PM
The Luther College baseball team posted its first conference win of the season on Thursday, defeating Loras College 4-1. [Full Story]
Luther softball team sweeps doubleheader
Posted: Fri, Apr 9, 2010  1:17 PM
The Luther College softball team hit five home runs en route to a 4-3 and 9-1 doubleheader sweep of Viterbo University on Thursday. [Full Story]
Boys soccer team wins
Posted: Wed, Apr 7, 2010  1:16 PM
The Decorah boys soccer team scored three goals Tuesday before thunderstorms washed out the rest of their match. [Full Story]
Luther men's golf team finishes 2nd out of 9 teams at Loras Invitational
Posted: Wed, Apr 7, 2010  1:15 PM
A strong showing on the second day of the two-day Loras Invitational netted the Luther College men's golf team a second place finish in the tournament. [Full Story]
Luther baseball team splits with St. Mary's
Posted: Wed, Apr 7, 2010  1:14 PM
The Luther College baseball team split a doubleheader with St. Mary's University in Winona, Minnesota Monday. [Full Story]
Luther mens golf team is in 4th after first day of Loras Invitational
Posted: Wed, Apr 7, 2010  1:13 PM
The Luther College men's golf team is in fourth place out of nine teams after the first round of the two-day Loras Invitational. [Full Story]
Luther softball team wins conference opener; rain washes out second game
Posted: Mon, Apr 5, 2010  5:03 PM
The #10 nationally ranked Luther College softball team won its conference opener against the University of Dubuque on Friday afternoon, but rain and lightning washed out the scheduled second game. [Full Story]
Lack of timely hits leads to Luther doubleheader loss
Posted: Mon, Apr 5, 2010  4:59 PM
The Luther College baseball team is now 0-6 in the Iowa Conference after dropping three games to Buena Vista University over the weekend. [Full Story]
Luther tennis teams continue to do well
Posted: Mon, Apr 5, 2010  1:24 PM
The Luther College women's and men's tennis teams continue to have success. [Full Story]
Viking girls tennis team finishes 3rd at Cedar Rapids
Posted: Mon, Apr 5, 2010  1:11 PM
The Decorah High School girls tennis team took on the big schools Saturday at the Cedar Rapids Kennedy Tournament--and the Vikings held their own. [Full Story]
Decorah Boys Tennis Team Finishes 5th Saturday
Posted: Mon, Apr 5, 2010  1:05 PM
The Decorah High School boys tennis team finished 5th Saturday at the West Waterloo Wahawk Tennis Invitational, its first meet of the season. [Full Story]
Viking girls tennis team plays state champion in first meet of new season
Posted: Fri, Apr 2, 2010  4:56 PM
The Decorah Viking girls tennis team lost to defending state champion Dubuque Wahlert on Thursday evening. [Full Story]
Luther softball team sweeps UW-Stout
Posted: Thu, Apr 01, 2010  4:54 PM
The Luther softball team is now 13-3 after sweeping a doubleheader against UW-Stout on Wednesday. [Full Story]
Luther baseball team wins 15-0 and 13-1
Posted: Thu, Apr 1, 2010  4:52 PM
The Luther baseball team swept a doubleheader from Martin Luther on Wednesday by a combined score of 28-1. [Full Story]