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NM Sweeps Wrestling Quad

NM Sweeps Wrestling Quad

North Mahaska wrapped up the regular wrestling season with a triple win at Moravia Tuesday. North Mahaska defeated Van Buren 51-28, Bedford 72-6 and Moravia 57-24. Seven North Mahaska wrestlers went 3-0, many due to forfeits. Wyatt Van Weelden at 170 received three...

No. 11 North Mahaska Prepares for Postseason

No. 11 North Mahaska Prepares for Postseason

North Mahaska will take its No. 11 ranking into the Class 1A Region 8 basketball tournament beginning February 9. North Mahaska’s half of the bracket is mostly South Iowa Cedar League teams while the bottom half, which contains Lynnville-Sully, is made up of Bluegrass...

No. 11 North Mahaska Falls to Monte

No. 11 North Mahaska Falls to Monte

January 23, 2023, has been circled on the calendar by Montezuma coach Janelle Burgess and North Mahaska’s L.E. Moore since Dec. 13, 2022. North Mahaska had topped the Bravettes on Monte’s home floor 50-44. Tuesday night, the two teams still battling for a league title...

NM Ties for SICL Runnerup Spot

NM Ties for SICL Runnerup Spot

North Mahaska and Montezuma had another one of their instant classic basketball battles Tuesday. The host Warhawks had to rally in the fourth quarter to upend Montezuma 49-46. The victory ties NM with Keota for second place. Lynnville-Sully won the conference title...

North Mahaska Student Safety

North Mahaska Student Safety

North Mahaska Community Schools has been working with Mahaska County Emergency Management on a vulnerability assessment. One of the things highlighted from the study was the need to get information to students quickly, which has led to our work with Quick Access, a...

NM Rally Falls Short

NM Rally Falls Short

North Mahaska found going tough as they travelled to Sully Friday to take on once-beaten Lynnville-Sully. North Mahaska played from behind all game trailing by as many as 10. L-S hit some free throws down the stretch to score the 49-45 win. North Mahaska shot 39.5...

NM Wrestlers Celebrate Seniors – Beat BGM, Fall to EBF

NM Wrestlers Celebrate Seniors – Beat BGM, Fall to EBF

Senior nights are always bittersweet as it means a part of a career is closing but it also is a time to celebrate accomplishments. North Mahaska hosted BGM and Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont in its final home meet of the season. The host Warhawks defeated BGM 60-18 then...

NM Wins Tune-up Matches

NM Wins Tune-up Matches

North Mahaska notched two more dual wins Thursday as the wrestling team prepared for Saturday’s South Iowa Cedar League meet at Colfax-Mingo. The Warhawks defeated Collins-Maxwell 66-12 and host Baxter 51-28. All but one of the matches was settled by fall or forfeit....

NM Second at SICL Tourney

NM Second at SICL Tourney

North Mahaska used three champions and two second and third place finishes to give chase to Belle Plaine Saturday at the South Iowa Cedar League wrestling championships. Belle Plaine won the meet with 241 points. North Mahaska edged Sigourney-Keota with 169 and S-K...

NM Girls Power Way to 62-33 Win

NM Girls Power Way to 62-33 Win

North Mahaska turned the ball over an unusual 20 times but collected 22 steals and 36 rebounds in a 62-33 win over HLV Friday. Sophomore Breckyn Schilling had a strong showing pouring in 26 points. First quarters have been big in many of the Warhawk wins this season,...

NM Boys Ties for SICL Lead with Win

NM Boys Ties for SICL Lead with Win

North Mahaska battled with HLV Friday and came away with an 87-61 victory over the Warriors. The win also put the Warhawks in a tie for the South Iowa Cedar League lead after Montezuma upset Lynnville-Sully. Both teams sit at 12-1 in the standings. Lane Harmon and...

NM Girls Steal Win from Hawks

NM Girls Steal Win from Hawks

North Mahaska’s No. 12 girls’ basketball team had a close call Friday when they traveled to Sully for their meeting with their long-time rival Lynnville-Sully. Kayla Readshaw’s steal with a handful of seconds left to secure a 49-47 victory. The win keeps the Warhawks...