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Alex Engelhardt leaps above defender Haden Hammel for this shot against Waukon. JON SPELTZ/Spring Grove Herald
Alex Engelhardt leaps above defender Haden Hammel for this shot against Waukon. JON SPELTZ/Spring Grove Herald
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Thursday, January 22, 2015 10:39 AM
The Spring Grove boys (13-2, 10-1 SEC) sprinted past Waukon in a non-conference contest last week before fending off a late rally by Lyle/Pacelli. Just after this edition went to press, the Lions hosted sub-section rival and state-ranked No. 3 Rushford-Peterson.
  • Boys wallop Waukon, hold off Lyle/Pacelli
    The Spring Grove boys (13-2, 10-1 SEC) sprinted past Waukon in a non-conference contest last week before fending off a late rally by Lyle/Pacelli. Just after this edition went to press, the Lions hosted sub-section rival and state-ranked No. 3 Rushford-Peterson. 
  • Lion girls collect road wins at Mabel-Canton, Schaeffer
    The Lion ladies hit the road last week, posting a pair of conference victories at Mabel-Canton and Schaeffer Academy. 
  • Gymnasts complete three-stop road trip
    Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston gymnasts competed three times in five days last week, and all of the action took place on the road. 
  • Folz is national P,P&K runner-up
    Alex Folz placed second in the national finals of the NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition in Renton, WA last Saturday. He was one of only four finalists in his division for 14 and 15 year-old boys. 
  • Girls crush ‘Canes, overtaken late by Lancers

        Even though a Jan. 8 basketball trip to Grand Meadow was postponed due to weather concerns until Jan. 29, the Spring Grove girls hosted two other contests last week – a decisive conference win over Houston and a last-minutes non-league loss to La Crescent.

     
  • Boys bury Houston, Schaeffer, beaten at buzzer by Marshall

        The Spring Grove boys (11-2) took on three opponents last week, including one from Wisconsin. A fourth contest, hosting Rushford-Peterson, was postponed until Jan. 19.

     
  • Gymnasts edge past Pine Island
    After an extended break, the Warriors returned to action last Tuesday when Pine Island came to town. In a closely-contested match, Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston defeated the Panthers 129.3 – 128.375. 
  • SG girls corral Rockets

    The Spring Grove girls played only once last week with a Jan. 2 home win over Randolph. The Lions improved to 6-4 overall and remain atop the SEC East with a 6-1 conference record. After the Herald went to press Monday night, the girls hosted Houston.

     
  • Lion boys hold off Larks. 66-54
    The Spring Grove boys (9-1) returned from the holiday break with the only game last week a Jan. 2 trip to Grand Meadow. They hosted Houston on Tuesday after the Herald went to press. 
  • Sports briefly: Lions in action from Seattle to Wisconsin Dells

        While most of the Lion boys are playing basketball in the heart of Wisconsin this weekend, one teammate will be punting, passing and place kicking near Puget Sound.

     
  • Boys' conference streak snapped at 25 by Randolph
    State-ranked but injury-and-illness-depleted Spring Grove saw a 25-game SEC winning streak come to an end versus Randolph on Monday, Dec. 22. The next night, SG (8-1, 6-1 SEC) crushed Schaeffer Academy. 
  • Lion girls trounce Cardinals
    With only one game on their weekly schedule, the SG girls hit the road on Dec. 23, headed for Leroy-Ostrander.  
  • Girls top Burros, Wolverines, toppled by Trojans

         Three games kept the Lady Lions busy last week, winning two league meetings and dropping a non-conference contest. SG (4-4, 4-1 SEC) remained atop the SEC East Division standings.

     
  • Spring Grove boys triumph twice, still undefeated
    With two more road victories last week, the SG boys (7-0, 5-0 SEC) both extended their conference winning streak to 25 games and got some recognition in state polls last week. 
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