Newell-Fonda girls basketball

NEWELL-FONDA OPENS STATE WITH A BANG ONCE AGAIN

Mustangs score more points off turnovers than North Mahaska does for entire game in 77-44 1A quarterfinal win

Team will play No. 4 MMCRU Friday in semis There’s a lot of things you can’t do if you want to beat Newell-Fonda. Committing almost as many turnovers as points scored isn’t one of them. Allowing more points off turnovers than points scored isn’t one of them either. And playing with only six players definitely isn’t going to work. The […]

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School could become just the second in five-player history to win four state titles in a row, third to win five titles overall

Mustangs take on No. 8 North Mahaska in state quarterfinals today Dick Jungers loves history. He just isn’t much of a historian when it comes to five-player basketball in Iowa. The Newell-Fonda coach isn’t sure how many schools have won four state titles in a row or how many have won at least five state championships. There aren’t many. Ankeny […]

Newell-Fonda returns to state tournament

Top-ranked Mustangs clinch 5th-straight bid

Mustangs will play No. 8 North Mahaska in first round on Wednesday Newell-Fonda’s senior class will get the chance to win a state title each year of high school. The three-time defending state champion Mustangs, ranked No. 1, started slow but poured it on after that in cruising to a 72-43 win over No. 13 Remsen St. Mary’s in a […]

Newell-Fonda blitzes Audubon

It was business as usual for Newell-Fonda. The top-ranked and three-time defending state champion Mustangs used another fast start to advance to the regional finals as they led 28-6 after the first quarter and went on to beat Audubon 75-39 in a Class 1A regional semifinal game last Friday at Newell. Newell-Fonda, now 22-1, plays No. 13 Remsen St. Mary’s […]

Business as usual for top-ranked Newell-Fonda in rout of Boyer Valley

It was business as usual for three-time defending state champion Newell-Fonda. The Mustangs came out firing on all cylinders and put the game away in the first quarter, outscoring Boyer Valley 30-5 en route to a 75-22 win in a Class 1A regional quarterfinal game on Tuesday at Newell. Newell-Fonda, now 21-1, will play Audubon (16-8) in a regional semifinal […]

N-F girls pull away in second half to beat Sioux Central

Three-time defending state champion Newell-Fonda, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, came out of halftime with a 29-5 third quarter spurt as the Mustangs extended a 17-point lead to 41 and went on to beat Sioux Central 81-39 on Tuesday at Newell. Newell-Fonda (21-1) led 21-9 after the first quarter. The Mustangs extended their lead to 40-23 by halftime. It […]

Newell-Fonda tops Alta-Aurelia

Newell-Fonda, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, raced out to a 28-3 lead after the first quarter as the Mustangs clinched the Twin Lakes Conference title outright with an 85-30 win over Alta-Aurelia last Friday at Alta. Newell-Fonda won the league with an 11-0 record. The Mustangs (20-1) led 55-8 at halftime and 70-14 after three periods. Mary Walker and […]

Girls teams begin quest for state tourney on Thursday

The road to the girls state basketball tournament begins for area prep teams on Thursday. In Class 1A, Storm Lake St. Mary’s (18-1) will begin its quest for a first-ever trip to state when the Panthers take on Harris-Lake Park (2-17) in the first round at St. Mary’s. The winner plays either Le Mars Gehlen (8-11) or Trinity Christian (3-16) […]

N-F beats Cherokee in ranked clash

Macy Sievers scored 25 points and Newell-Fonda used a big second quarter to pull away as the top-ranked Mustangs beat Class 3A No. 12 Cherokee 77-63 in a nonconference game last Thursday at Cherokee. Newell-Fonda led 19-13 after the first quarter before breaking it open with a 22-8 spurt in the second quarter to lead 41-21 at halftime. It was […]

No. 1 Newell-Fonda uses fast start to beat Twin Lakes opponent GTRA by 77 points

Newell-Fonda, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, jumped out to a 31-5 lead after the first quarter and never looked back as the Mustangs defeated GTRA 90-13 in a Twin Lakes Conference game on Tuesday at Newell. The Mustangs (18-1) led 53-11 at halftime. It was 74-11 after three quarters. Macy Sievers led six players in double figures with 14 […]