Newell-Fonda boys basketball

Newell-Fonda one point short of state tourney bid

Mustangs edged by Remsen S.M. 48-47 in substate final game

In a game that featured a lot of intense pressure defense, it came down to one final stop. And Remsen St. Mary’s got it. The Hawks forced a turnover on a Newell-Fonda inbounds pass with 5.7 seconds left to secure a 48-47 win in a Class 1A substate final game and advance to the state tournament for the sixth year […]

Newell-Fonda wins first district title in 8 years

Mustangs beat WC 71-51, play Remsen S.M. in substate finals on Saturday

Newell-Fonda showed how quickly it can score points. The ninth-ranked Mustangs did not score their first point of the game until just under 4 minutes left in the first quarter, but they scored 17 points the rest of the period to take control and go on to beat Woodbury Central 71-51 in a Class 1A district final game on Tuesday […]

Newell-Fonda beats K-P to advance to district finals in 1A

Newell-Fonda used a quick 7-0 run late in the third quarter to turn the momentum around and the Mustangs maintained a double-digit lead the rest of the way as they defeated Kingsley-Pierson   69-50 in a Class 1A district semifinal game last Thursday at Newell. It was Newell-Fonda’s 15th straight win. Newell-Fonda, now 21-2, played Woodbury Central (15-8) in a district […]

Newell-Fonda rolls past River Valley in first round, 92-21

Newell-Fonda made quite a statement coming out of the gate. The Mustangs stampeded to a 24-2 start in the first quarter and never looked back as they defeated River Valley 92-21 in a Class 1A district quarterfinal game on Monday night at Newell. Newell-Fonda (20-2), ranked ninth, played Kingsley-Pierson in a district semifinal game on Thursday night at Newell. The […]

No. 9 Newell-Fonda closes regular season with 13th straight win

Carter Sievers scored a career-high 31 points to lead three players in double figures as No. 9 Newell-Fonda won its 13th straight game after beating OABCIG 88-62 iin a nonconference game last Thursday at Newell. Newell-Fonda (19-2) jumped out to a 22-15 lead after the first quarter. The Mustangs extended their lead to 43-26 by halftime. It was 66-42 after […]

N-F boys snap Sioux Central’s 16-game winning streak

After playing to a one-point buzzer-beating game in December, Newell-Fonda and Sioux Central — the top two teams in the Twin Lakes Conference — were supposed to have another barnburner on Tuesday in Newell. The loss snapped a 16-game winning streak for Sioux Central. But it was all Newell-Fonda as they used a strong first half, building a 15-point lead […]

Newell-Fonda clinches Twin Lakes Conference title with lopsided win over Alta-Aurelia

Newell-Fonda wasted little time clinching the Twin Lakes Conference outright as the Mustangs jumped out to a 22-11 lead after the first quarter as the Mustangs defeated Alta-Aurelia 83-40 in a Twin Lakes Conference game last Friday at Alta. The Mustangs (17-2) won the league with a perfect 11-0 record. Newell-Fonda extended its lead to 45-19 by halftime and 69-33 […]

Boys teams begin district tourney play next Monday

The road to the boys state basketball tournament begins for area prep teams next Monday. In Class 1A, Storm Lake St. Mary’s (5-13) will take on Woodbury Central (13-7) in the first round at Le Mars Gehlen at 6:30 p.m. The winner plays either Le Mars Gehlen (13-5) or Lawton-Bronson (6-13) on Feb. 17 at Le Mars Gehlen. Newell-Fonda (17-2) […]

Newell-Fonda catches fire in the third quarter to beat Cherokee

Newell-Fonda scored 33 points in the third quarter to take control as the Mustangs outscored Cherokee 52-36 in the second half to come away with a 75-64 win in a nonconference game last Thursday at Cherokee. Newell-Fonda (15-2) trailed 13-11 after the first quarter and was down 28-23 at halftime. The Mustangs outscored the Braves 33-21 in the third quarter […]

Blazing start helps Newell-Fonda beat TLC foe GTRA by 34 points

Newell-Fonda used a blazing start, scoring 33 points in the first quarter as the Mustangs defeated GTRA 90-56 in a Twin Lakes Conference game played on Tuesday at Newell. The win clinched at least a share of the conference title for the Mustangs, who are 10-0 in the league, 11⁄2 games ahead of Sioux Central. Newell-Fonda led 33-16 lead after […]