Turkey Valley basketball

Turkey Valley’s Jason Herold puts up a shot in a recent game against New Hampton.
Even though Turkey Valley had its best shooting percentage of the season, it was the defense Chris Sullivan talked about first after his Trojans brought home a win from Lansing Tuesday. “Tonight, we played extremely hard on the defensive end for four quarters,” he said after the 65-21 win over the...
New Hampton’s Dillon Roberson puts up a shot over Turkey Valley’s Simon Schmitt during Saturday night’s game.
New Hampton senior Tristan Sweitzer admits that he’s always gotten just as much of a kick as making a pretty pass as hitting a key 3-point shot, but what the Chickasaws have shown early in the season is that Sweitzer isn’t the only one loves gift-wrapping an assist on the basketball court. And the...
Turkey Valley’s Kannon Leuenberger (23) and Eli Nymeyer double team a MFL player in Friday’s game.
Despite two Turkey Valley girls putting up a career-high scoring night, the Lady Trojans started Friday’s doubleheader against MFL Mar-Mac with a 57-40 loss, their first conference loss of the season. The boys followed with a 56-35 win over the Bulldogs; they also have only one Upper Iowa...
Ethan Leibold, above, was selected to the Upper Iowa Conference first team at the conclusion of the 2017-18 season.
Turkey Valley didn’t dominate the Upper Iowa all-conference lists as much as some might expect of a team that won their second straight conference title, and didn’t lose a UIC game until one slipped through their grasp late in the season. Ethan Leibold earned first team honors, while Evan Drilling...
After stealing a Tripoli pass, Jordon Snyder goes in for a layup Tuesday.
The season ended for Turkey Valley’s boys in the district semifinal Tuesday night as they were defeated by Tripoli, 46-43. Turkey Valley started the game with a 10-0 deficit, and although they did catch and occasionally lead the Panthers during the game, the ability of Tripoli to hit the 3-point...
A tie-up is forced by Turkey Valley senior Elli Winter, who finished with 14 points in the regional win over Riceville.
Although co-coaches Carla Nymeyer and Dan Stepan made all kinds of decisions during Turkey Valley’s regional opener, the best call may have come before the Lady Trojans took the court against Riceville. Early in the day the decision was made to move the starting time up to 5:30. At 7 p.m., the...
Eli Nymeyer, left, and Keegan Balk play defense during a recent Turkey Valley win.
Turkey Valley’s boys wrapped up their conference season with a wallop, and Kee High was on the receiving end.  With the 76-31 win over the Kee Hawks Friday, the Trojans finished a nearly perfect Upper Iowa Conference season at 12-1, winning not only their small school division, but the overall...
Kyle Langreck uses an athletic play to try to keep a ball in bounds during a Turkey Valley home game recently.
After Monday’s win over Tripoli, coach Chris Sullivan said his Trojan boys would be playing the next night, in Postville, a team “we seem to always have battles with right down to the final buzzer.”  Although the game was tight, the Pirates gave Turkey Valley their first conference loss of the...
One of four Turkey Valley seniors to be defending their home court in their final regular season home game tonight [Friday] against Lansing Kee will be Kassidy Reicks.
Should Turkey Valley get past Riceville in the first round of regional action, they could again meet Tripoli, a team they defeated Monday night by a close 58-51 score. The Panthers were 7-12 when the Lady Trojans came into their gym, and with the win, the TV girls went to 12-8.  Turkey Valley led...
Turkey Valley sophomore Breanna Busta battles for the ball during the Trojan loss to Central Tuesday.
It’s not a good sign when only three girls get on the scoreboard, but that’s how many scored in a Turkey Valley loss to Central Tuesday. Trojan senior Emily Busta scored more than half the Turkey Valley points as the girls lost a 36-28 battle on senior night. Busta came in with 17 points, Elli...

Pages

New Hampton Tribune

10 North Chestnut Ave
New Hampton, IA 50659
Phone: (641) 394-2111
Email: tribune@nhtrib.com

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

Manage my subscriptions

Subscribe to Tribune Newsletter feed
Comment Here