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Colo-Nesco’s Brandon Jacobs brings down Clarksville’s Zach Sommerfelt in the backfield during the first half of the Royals’ 82-16 drubbing of the Indians to open the season Friday at Colo.

Royals stomp Indians in opener

Updated: Aug 27, 2015 11:34am

COLO - It was the perfect season opener for the Colo-Nesco football team when the Royals took on Clarksville in a non-district Week 0 game Friday at Colo.

The Royals completely overmatched...

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Kassie Robinson will be counted on early to help a young Colo-Nesco volleyball team under the direction of a new head coach in Jessica Heidemann.

Young Royals gunning for winning season

Aug 27, 2015 10:52am

The Colo-Nesco volleyball program will attempt to break the .500 mark in 2015 under the guidance of a new coach.

Jessica Heidemann is taking over the Royal volleyball program from Dana...

Mid-Iowa Diamonds Go 4-0 at Tourney

Aug 27, 2015 10:51am

Late summer practices have gone well and paid off for the Mid-Iowa Diamonds who had their first fall outing at a tournament in Hudson, Wis., on Aug. 22. The Diamonds went 4-0 over opponents in the...

The Colo-Nesco football team possesses a lot of experienced talent on offense heading into 2015 as the Royals aim for a return to the playoffs. Leading Colo-Nesco on offense this season are: Front (L to R) - Michael Starling, Brandon Jacobs, Bryce Niemeyer. Back (L to R) - Garret Tiarks, Tanner Clatt, Brady Stoeffler, Grant Tiarks, Dacian Wilson, Garrett Packer.

C-N looks for top-three district finish

Aug 20, 2015 11:02am

A strong senior class looks to lead the Colo-Nesco football team to a winning season and a return to the playoffs in 2015.

The Royals return the bulk of last year’s team that reached the 8-...

Returning letterwinners for the Nevada football team in 2015 are: Front (L to R) - Matt Fortmann, Ross Mitchell, Dakota Mills, Chris Dobernecker, Stephen Dolley, Ben Toot, Trice Logsdon, Lane Hillock, Macade Matuska, A.J. Strottman. Back (L to R) - Ashten Arnaud, Erik Fevold, Preston Shill, Zac Sharp, Jace Zook, Alex Peebles, Andrew Clough, Bennett Thompson, Peyton Sharp, Aarin Howe. The Cubs will be under the guidance of a new coach this fall as Kody Asmus takes over the program.

Nevada starts new era

Updated: Aug 20, 2015 11:02am

A new era begins for Nevada football in 2015 as Kody Asmus takes over the program from John Pelzer.

Asmus comes to Nevada after coaching for five years at NU High in Cedar Falls, three years...

Traye Pelzer

Three Cubs chosen to all-HOIC baseball teams

Aug 13, 2015 10:56am

Three members of the Nevada baseball team received all-Heart of Iowa Conference recognition in 2015.

Seniors Traye Pelzer and Alex Good, and sophomore Tyler Shafer were picked for their...

Senior Traye Pelzer went 2-3 with a 4.06 ERA in 31 innings and he also hit .330 with 16 walks and 20 runs to help the Nevada baseball team improve from seven wins a year ago to 10 in 2015.

Nevada increases win total from a year ago

Aug 13, 2015 10:55am

The Nevada baseball team took a step forward in 2015 as the Cubs topped last year’s win total by three victories.

Nevada finished 2015 at 10-26 overall and 6-10 in the Heart of Iowa...

Participants of the Nevada wrestling team included (from left): Luke Ferguson, Luke Durkop, Dennis Garcia, Cale Dumbaugh, Evan McCord, Alex Peebles with Counselor Cam Stadler. (Photo Submitted)

Nevada High School wrestling team members participate in Luther’s Team Wrestling Camp

Aug 13, 2015 10:53am

The Nevada High School wrestling team participated in the 2015 Luther College Team Wrestling Camp in Decorah.

The Luther wrestling camps, directed by Luther head wrestling coach Dave...


Aug 13, 2015 10:51am

Colo-Nesco senior Hannah Buseman was left out of last week’s all-state softball story.

Buseman joined teammates Mackenna Ruffcorn and Shayla Dean as an Iowa Girls Coaches Association all-...

Bosworth earns fourth varsity letter

Aug 13, 2015 10:47am

Rachel Bosworth of Nevada earned an athletic letter for outstanding participation on the Coe College volleyball team during the 2014-15 academic year. She is a four-year letterwinner in volleyball...

Mackenna Ruffcorn

Two Royals make all-state in softball

Updated: Aug 06, 2015 11:12am

Two members of the Colo-Nesco softball team were named all-state in Class 1A by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association (IGCA) in 2015.

Freshman pitcher Mackenna Ruffcorn and senior shortstop/...


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