In a game heard right here on KCHA Friday night, the Charles City Comet football team was in Decorah for a Class 3A District 3 match-up. The game did not start well for the Comets as Decorah was able to take the opening kick back 87 yards for a touchdown. That would set the tone for the rest of the game as the Comets struggled to stay with the Vikings. Charles City had just 94 yards of total offense and failed to get into the end zone in route to a 34-0 loss. The Comet football team drops to 2-6 overall this season and they are now 1-5 in District play. They will wrap up their regular season at home this Friday night against Waverly.
The Nashua-Plainfield Husky football team was in Mason City on Friday night for a Class A District 3 contest against the Newman Knights. The game came down to the wire as Newman attempted a game-winning field goal as time expired, the kick missed and Nashua was able to walk away with the 29-27 win. Tristen Brase led the Husky offense with 112 rushing yards and two touchdowns, Dayton Hansen had 131 passing yards and threw a touchdown pass to John Krull and Mitchell Malven. The Nashua defense was also able to force four turnovers in the win. The Husky football team improves to 6-2 overall this season and they are 5-1 in District play. They will host West Hancock this Friday night with a chance to clinch a playoff berth.
The Osage Green Devil football team was able to keep their playoff hopes alive on Friday night as they defeated Hampton-Dumont 24-20 at home. Drew Olson threw for over a hundred yards and connected with Hayden Meek for an eight yard TD pass. Gage Belz had a good game at running back as he finished with 89 yards rushing and two touchdowns and also had an interception. The Green Devils were able to even up their record at 4-4 overall this season and they move to 4-2 in Class 2A District 2. They will wrap-up their regular season this Friday night at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura.
The North Butler Bearcat football team was overmatched in their Class A District 3 game at Grundy Center on Friday night. The Bearcats failed to get into the end zone in a 47-0 defeat. North Butler football falls to 3-5 overall this season and 1-5 in District play. Their last game of the season will be at home this Friday night against Mason City Newman.
The Rockford Warrior football team remained winless this season as they were beaten by West Fork on Friday night at home 41-7. The Warriors are now 0-8 overall and 0-6 in Class A District 3. They will have one final chance to get a victory this season when they play at Saint Ansgar this Friday night.
The Saint Ansgar Saints football team was in a big Class A District 3 match-up on Friday night as they and fellow undefeated District team West Hancock squared off in Britt. The Saints were able to come away with a close 21-20 victory to claim the District title and clinch a playoff berth. The three touchdowns for the Saints were ran in by three different players as Jack Sievert, Dayton Smith and Collin Kramer all had rushing scores. Sievert also ran in the two-point conversion that ended up being the difference in the game. The Saints are now 8-0 overall and 6-0 in District play. They will conclude their regular season this Friday night at home against Rockford.
And finally today, the Charles City Comet volleyball team was in Cresco on Saturday as they took part in the Northeast Iowa Conference volleyball tournament and you heard it on KCHA AM. Charles City dominated their first five matches as they swept each of their opponents two games to none which set up a winner-take-all match with Waverly at the end of the day. The Comets were unable to keep pace with the Go-Hawks and were beaten two games to none to finish the day 5-1 and second in the conference. The Comet volleyball team will now focus their attention to the Regional Tournament where they receive a first round bye and they will play the winner of Mason City and Webster City on Tuesday October 24th.