Area athletes were busy at Drake Stadium in May for the 2013 state track meet. Pictured are the Turkey Valley girls 4x800 relay, which finished sixth in Class 1A, from left - Olivia Reicks, Allie Njus, Stephanie Martin and Kirsten Huinker. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
April 2 - It's going to be a year of fun for the Decorah boys tennis team. The Vikes have eight players vying for a varsity spot and several others pushing for a starting role.
The formula for success for the Decorah girls tennis team is returning letter winners, a strong tradition and a hunger to win. The Vikings will be looking to returning letter winners Brianna Carolan, Maddie Grimm and Claire Breitenstein.
Decorah graduate Hannah Maher has been named to the All-B1G winter academic team. Maher is a sophomore on the swim team.
April 4 - It will be a battle for the top spots on the South Winn boys golf team this season. The Warriors return eight of the top-10 from a year ago.
It will be a veteran group of Warriors who will take to the links this season for the South Winn girls golf team. The Warriors have three returning all-conference members from a year ago.
Despite the cold weather, the Decorah girls tennis team played red hot on the courts, defeating Oelwein 6-3 to start the season.
April 9 - Area athletes finally took to the track for the Decorah relays. The Vikings girls took first with 195 points, while South Winn was third with 91 and Turkey Valley fourth with 78.
A veteran team will take the field for the Decorah boys soccer team this season. The Vikes have 13 returning letter winners and eight returning starters.
The Decorah boys track team opened the season strong, taking first at the Go-Hawks Relays. Seven events took gold, with Josey Jewell earning two of them.
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