The Tri-Center boys didn’t give coach Max Kozeal much room for criticism Saturday night.
It wasn’t as emphatic as a year ago, but it was just as satisfying for Jackson Nelson and the Tri-Center baseball team.
Tri-Center bounced back from its first loss of the season in an 11-5 Western Iowa Conference win over Underwood Friday night.
Council Bluffs St. Albert coach Tom Lokovic knew a change needed to be made. The Falcons weren’t creating enough scoring chances to be dangerous, and weren’t finishing enough of them to win decisively.
Tillie Heim is the Trojans’ leading scorer with 13 goals. On Tuesday, she punched in her first PK against undefeated Treynor.
The Treynor girls proved they belong in the conversation with the best teams in Class 1-A on Tuesday with a 3-1 win over No. 14 Tri-Center.
Nearly a month into spring, Treynor boys soccer coach Bob Daley and the Cardinals are yearning for some competition.
Council Bluffs St. Albert’s top scorer from last year isn’t 100 percent healthy, and coach Chris Hughes doesn’t think the team is quite in shape yet. It’s scary to think what the Saintes will look like when that’s no longer the case.
MANNING, Iowa — Tri-Center’s red-hot start against Ar-We-Va was nearly outdone by a furious Rocket comeback.
Jackson Nelson wasted little time demonstrating the new and improved senior version of himself.
Tri-Center righted the ship down the stretch, pulling away for a 51-43 victory Monday in the 15th and final game of the MAC Shootout.
Down but not out, Connor Attkisson wasn’t ready to relinquish his title at his home tournament. The Tri-Center sophomore trailed Carroll Kuemper sophomore Benjamin Schmitz 6-3 in the 106-pound final before he found a way to turn it around.
NEOLA, Iowa — The Woodward-Granger girls were well aware of what kind of opponent they were facing in Tri-Center.
Don’t bother bringing up last year’s state-qualifying cross country meet to the Tri-Center boys. It’s a sore subject. A disqualification of one runner left them in fourth place, eight points from a trip to state.
When Class 2-A No. 8 Tri-Center and No. 9 Treynor met for a third time in the Western Iowa Conference tournament championship at IKM-Manning on Thursday, it was fitting that it turned into a five-set thriller.
Tri-Center’s Brooklyn Hundt and Emma McDonald combined hard hitting and sure blocking Tuesday as the Trojans defeated Treynor 25-22, 25-17, 22-25, 25-22 in a Western Iowa Conference volleyball showdown at Treynor High School.
Freshman Peyton Pogge of Tri-Center finished in second place at the Tri-Center Invitational on Tuesday with a time of 21:24. Earlier this season, Pogge finished in third place at the Logan-Magnolia Invitational and came in second at the Lewis Central Invitational.
It appears a rivalry is beginning to form between East Mills’ Janette Schraft and Tri-Center’s Peyton Pogge. Just don’t tell them that. At the Tri-Center Invitational on Tuesday, Schraft (21:09) and Pogge (21:24) finished first and second, with the next-closest runner 35 seconds behind Pogge.
Unlike his team, Tri-Center’s Ben Sorenson is a train that has yet to be derailed. The Trojans lost 32-25 at home last week to Riverside, despite their featured back running for more than 200 yards for the second week in a row.
Tri-Center and Glenwood’s first-set duel was the most spectacular portion of a season-opening quadrangular at T.J. Fieldhouse on Thursday.
You won’t find anyone with more faith in the Tri-Center baseball players than their coach, Max Kozeal.
In a matter of three days, Tri-Center went from a squad looking to simply score a win at the Western Iowa Conference baseball tournament to one hoping to take the whole thing.
On Thursday, however, the eighth-ranked Trojans couldn’t find that as they fell 2-0 in a Class 1-A state quarterfinal to No. 2 North Polk at Cownie Park.
When the Tri-Center girls step foot on Iowa high school soccer’s biggest stage on Thursday, don’t expect to see any sign of nerves.
After losing for just the second time this season last Friday, the Tri-Center girls had to wait a week before they could get back in the win column.
A source of motivation has also become an occasion for amusement for the Tri-Center girls soccer team. The Class 1-A No. 8 Trojans last June dropped a 7-0 decision in the first round of the state tournament to eventual state champion Davenport Assumption.