Category Archives: Sports

Super Shooters Girls Basketball Camp

The Union High School Girls Basketball coaching staff and players will be conducting their annual basketball camp from June 15-19. The majority of the camp will focus on shooting technique, but all phases of the game will be covered. Participants will receive individual and small group instruction and compete in group contests in all areas of the game.
Camp will be held at Union High School, from June 15-19. Students entering grades 9-12 for the 2015-16 school year will attend from 9-11 AM, those entering grades 4-8 from 12:30-2 PM. Cost is $40; discounts for sisters attending and/or if you cannot attend each day. Registration forms were sent home from school or emailed to high school players and are also available at Union Middle School and Gregg’s Sporting Goods. Students must register by June 1 if wanting to receive a tee shirt during camp week.

Wrage 3A High Jump Champ, Again!

At her final appearance at the Iowa State Girls and Boys State Track Meet, Union senior Maria Wrage went out on top. With a leap of five feet, five inches, Wrage successfully defended her Class 3A State High Jump title, edging Greene County freshman, Megan Durbin, by an inch.

Wrage’s performance, along with a second place finish by sophomore Megan Hudson in the 100 meter hurdles led the Union girls to an 11th place finish in the Class 3A team standings.

Also scoring team points for the Union girls was the 4×100 Meter Shuttle Hurdle Relay team of Anna Garwood, Natalie Sallee, Hudson and Kaitlin Holschlag, who placed fifth. Garwood also placed eighth in the 200 Meters.

Boys 4×400 Meter Relay: 11 – LeRoy, B. Hadachek, Driscol, T. Hadachek (3:29.26)
Girls 200 Meters: 8 – Garwood, Anna (26.04)
Girls 400 Meters: 17 – Driscol, Maggie (1:02.80)
Girls 3,000 Meters: 22 – Thiele (11:52.15)
Girls 100 Meter Hurdles: 2 – Hudson, Megan (15.63)
Girls 4×100 Meter Shuttle Hurdle Relay: 5 – Garwood, Sallee, Hudson, Holschlag (1:07.89)
Girls 4×100 Meter Relay: 18 – Hudson, Wrage, Driscol, Holschlag (51.27)
Girls 4×200 Meter Relay: 22 – Garwood, Wrage, Brown, Krupa (1:49.31)
Girls 800 Sprint Medley: 16 – Nolan, Wrage, Garwood, Driscol (1:52.07)
Girls High Jump: 1 – Wrage (5’-05”)
Girls Long Jump: 13 – Holschlag, Kaitlin (15-08.75)

Boys Tennis: NICL Conference Meet – May 19, 2015

at Byrnes Park, Waterloo

Team Results
1. Waterloo Columbus 44
2. Aplington-Parkersburg 31
3. Dike-New Hartford 28
4. South Hardin 17
5. Union 15

#1 Singles: Matt Vogeler lost to Austin Maske of A-P 7-9; then defeated Micah Darrow of South Hardin 8-4.
#2 Singles: Grant Mullen lost to Josiah Darrow of South Hardin 5-8, then lost to Jarrett Stoner of Grundy Center 5-8.
#3 Singles: Trevor Krug lost to Ben Stanish of South Hardin 4-8, then lost to Nick Ellis of A-P 4-8.
#4 Singles: Taylor Brown lost to Cameron Weidner of Waterloo Columbus 4-8, then lost to Tjaden Meester of Grundy Center 2-8.
#5 Singles: Hunter Fleshner lost tot Jordan Graham of Grundy Center 1-8, then defeated Josh Brown of South Hardin 8-5.
#6 Singles: Weston Krug lost to Sage Klar of Grundy Center 4-8, then won 8-0 over Austin Lycke of South Hardin.

#1 Doubles: Vogeler/T. Krug lost to Grundy Center 0-8, then lost to South Hardin 4-8.
#2 Doubles: Mullen/Fleshner defeated South Hardin 8-2, then lost to A-P 1-8.
#3 Doubles: T. Brown/W. Krug lost to Grundy Center 2-8, then defeated South Hardin 9-8.

Girls Tennis: NICL Conference Meet – May 18, 2015

NICL 2015 Conference Meet
May 18, 2015 at Byrnes Park, Waterloo

Team Results
1. Waterloo Columbus 53
2. Aplington-Parkersburg 38
3. Dike-New Hartford 36
4. South Hardin 28
5. Union 20
6. Grundy Center 14

Union Results
#1 Singles: Kylee Faber (Sr.), 6th place
#2 Singles: Krystal Putz (So.), 3rd place
#3 Singles: Neesa Bellinger (So.), 5th place
#4 Singles: Leah Walker (So.), 4th place
#5 Singles: Dani Wandschneider (Sr.), 6th place
#6 Singles: Bethany Steffen (Jr.), 4th place

#1 Doubles: Faber/Putz, 5th place
#2 Doubles: Bellinger/Walker, 4th place
#3 Doubles: Nicole Lowe/Sammy Wordehoff, 6th place

Coach’s comments: Tennis power Waterloo Columbus raced away to the team championship. The girls played very hard on a very cold and windy day. I continue to be happy with the progress I see in the girls.

Union Girls Regional Golf – May 18, 2015

Girls Golf Regionals at North Fayette: May 18
Team Scores:
1. Monticello 387
2. North Vayette Valley 397
3, Waukon 432
4. Crestwood 436
5. Columbus 457
6. Center Point-Urbana 467
7. Oelwein 488
8. Union 530

Union: Carlie Docekal-126; Emma Wilson-131; Gina Harrill-136; Brianna Harvey-137; Abby Ollendieck-140; Payton Sash-155