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 By Scott Chrisman    Sports    July 23, 2020

Wolverines Bow Out to West Sioux

The South O'Brien softball team would see it's already short season come to an end Wednesday, July 15 against a good hitting West Sioux squad. The Wolverines dropped the Class 2A Region 3...

 
 By Scott Chrisman    Sports    July 23, 2020

Wolverines Lose Chance at Piece of Conference Crown

The South O'Brien softball team traveled to Hinton on Monday, July 13 and with a win they could secure a three way tie for the War Eagle Conference crown. Unfortunately, things would not go as smoothl...

 
 By Scott Chrisman    News    July 2, 2020

Douma Park upgrade provides improved recreational opportunities

When Douma Park opened for the season this spring, it did so sporting a functional new look. The O'Brien County park located two miles west and 1-1/2 miles south of Sanborn has made significant...

 
 By Scott Chrisman    Sports    July 2, 2020

Wolverines beat rival West Sioux

South O'Brien took down the 2A #8 ranked West Sioux Falcons 10-9 in a War Eagle Conference softball thriller at Paullina's Swanson Sports Complex on June 22. West Sioux took the early lead with a run...

 
 By Scott Chrisman    Sports    July 2, 2020

Wolverines have one bad Inning in setback to A-W

The Class 1A #10 ranked Akron-Westfield softball team came to Swanson Sports Complex on June 23 for a War Eagle match up. The Westerners broke a 3-3 tie late to down host South O'Brien 10-3. A-W...

 
 By Scott Chrisman    Sports    July 2, 2020

Wolverines go 1-2 in first week of softball play

South O'Brien's opening week of the softball season included an offensive outburst against MMCRU sandwiched between close losses to Remsen St. Mary's and Sioux Center. The season started off with a...

 
 By Scott Chrisman    Sports    July 2, 2020

HLP captures win over Wolverines in pitchers' duel

Harris-Lake Park pushed across single runs in the second and fifth innings which proved to be enough as the Wolves collected the 2-0 War Eagle Conference win over South O'Brien June 24 at Lake Park....

 
 By Scott Chrisman    News    May 14, 2020

Gov. Reynolds allows additional reopenings

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation May 6 loosening some restrictions during the Public Health Disaster Emergency.  The proclamation permits dental services to resume in compliance...

 

Wolverine hoop quartet garner boys all-conference recognition

Four senior South O'Brien basketball players capped their careers by earning spots on the 2019-20 War Eagle All-Conference boys teams. Jackson Louscher and Zeke Lundquist captured first team honors...

 

Three Wolverine girls earn all-conference hoop honors

A trio of South O'Brien basketball players were recognized as the 2019-20 War Eagle All-Conference girls teams were announced. Taryn Hintz was selected to the first team and Kaylee Jacobs to the...

 
 By Scott Chrisman    Sports    March 5, 2020

Louscher selected to IBCA All-Star Team

South O'Brien's Jackson Louscher has been chosen to participate in the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association All-Star games which will be held March 28. The IBCA recently released their All-Star boys...

 
 By Scott Chrisman    Sports    March 5, 2020

Wolverines take George-Little Rock's best shot, then KO Mustangs in District final

In the rubber match between South O'Brien and George-Little Rock, it was the Wolverines who closed with a flourish, pulling away for a 61-41 victory in the Class 1A District 1 final February 27 at...

 

First half sinks Lady Wolverines in tourney loss to Central Lyon

A sluggish first half by South O'Brien allowed Central Lyon to take a 33-point lead into halftime and the Wolverines were unable to recover, suffering a 77-40 loss in a Class 2A Region 1 quarterfinal...

 

Two Sheldon/South O'Brien wrestlers compete at State

A pair of grapplers from Sheldon/South O'Brien took part in the State Individual Wrestling Tournament held February 20-22 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Both Coy De Boer and Osvaldo Ocampo saw...

 

Defense fuels Wolverines as tourney trail begins with win over A-W

Nothing like a good dose of defense to get a team off on the right track come tournament time. That was the case for South O'Brien as the Wolverines held Akron-Westfield to seven first-quarter points...

 

District Wrestling results pave the way to State for Sheldon/South O'Brien duo

Two Sheldon/South O'Brien grapplers are heading to Des Moines following competition at the Class 2A District Wrestling Tournament held February 15 at Sheldon. Coy De Boer was the District champion at...

 

Lady Wolverines throw scare into MMCRU in narrow loss

MMCRU's quest to complete an undefeated season was under attack from South O'Brien when the teams met February 11 at Marcus. The War Eagle Conference champs were able to hold off the Wolverines for a...

 

Lady Wolverines pick up road win at Hinton

South O'Brien turned a two-point deficit after one quarter into an eight-point lead at halftime and held on for a 53-46 victory over Hinton February 7 at Hinton. The Wolverines won the second quarter...

 

Two Sheldon/South O'Brien wrestlers move on from Sectional Wrestling Tourney

The wrestling season extends at least one more week for a pair of Sheldon/South O'Brien wrestlers. Coy De Boer and Osvaldo Ocampo will each be advancing after finishing first and second respectively a...

 

Wolverines grind out win over Trinity Christian

South O'Brien had its hands full with a Trinity Christian team trying to avenge a 48-point loss suffered just five days earlier. Trinity made the rematch much closer but the Wolverines still survived...

 

Recent history repeats itself as Lady Wolverines down Trinity

With a convincing win against Trinity Christian just five days earlier, would South O'Brien take victory for granted in the rematch? The answer was "no" as the Wolverines followed up their 24-point...

 

Hot-shooting Wolverines storm past Hinton

South O'Brien was lights out from the field and shot down any chance of an upset bid by home-standing Hinton. The Wolverines were good on 61 percent of their field goal tries and came away with an 82-...

 

Hoop Tourney Play Nears For South O'Brien Teams

The South O'Brien girls and boys are gearing up to begin basketball tournament play. The girls will play on the road at Rock Rapids Tuesday, February 18. The Wolverines' opponent in the Class 2A...

 

Lady Wolverines hold down HMS

South O'Brien pulled away over the final three quarters to bag a 46-26 victory over Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn January 28 at Paullina. The Wolverines trailed 6-5 after one quarter before turning things...

 

Lady Wolverines collect loop win over Trinity

South O'Brien held Trinity Christian to three points in the first quarter and didn't let up in earning a 52-28 War Eagle Conference win over the Tigers January 30 at Paullina. The game was postponed...

 

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