Area Sports

Lady Viking basketball program making huge strides

by Danny Wade Practically everyone in Humboldt knows how well the Humboldt Viking basketball team did this year. They posted an impressive 31-2 record and made it to the state tournament. But quietly, the Lady Vikings did something that may have gone under the radar. They completed their most successful season in years, many years.…

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Bulldogs tennis teams on a roll in 2017

Milan tennis coaches celebrate successful start to 2017 season By Logan Watson The Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs are off to a historic start on their 2017 season, and Head Coach Derek Morales and Assistant Coach Carol Parkins shared their excitement last week with the members of the Milan Rotary Club. At the midway point in…

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Vikings’ run ends in first round of state tourney

by Barry DeLoach The Humboldt Vikings’ season came to end last Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Class A State Tournament, losing by three points to Knoxville Grace Academy. The Vikings did not play extremely well, faced a tall Rams team and struggled at the free throw line before falling 62-59. For the Humboldt fans…

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Vikings dominate in OT, headed to the ‘Boro

InterSTATE Bound by Barry DeLoach The Humboldt Vikings are good but to win it all you have to a have a little luck along the way. On Monday at home against the Middleton Tigers, Lady Luck was shining brightly as a free throw was wiped off the score board to keep the score at 72-72…

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Bulldog trio signs with colleges

Bulldog trio signs with colleges By Logan Watson Milan athletes have been a hot commodity among college recruiters as of late. Last week, three more Milan footballers made their marks to continue their academic and athletic careers at the next level. J.P. Porter, Cameron Oliver and Jordan Shepherd were each recognized in a joint ceremony…

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Headed to State

Vikings tame Tigers, will host sectional game   by Barry DeLoach It had been four years since the Vikings were able to hoist the Region 7A plaque as the Humboldt Vikings destroyed the Halls Tigers 89-45. Humboldt beat Halls by 17 and 25 points in their regular season meetings but in tourney time, you can…

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