Indian Girls Basketball

Posted in Uncategorized on November 15, 2017 by waukongirlsbball

The Waukon Indians are almost set to start the 2017-18 season.  After all of the spring, summer, and fall workouts/scrimmages the Tribe has 3 practices left before it kicks off the season as the host Kee High #7 ranked in class 1A on Tuesday November 21st.

Tip off for the JV contest is scheduled for 6:15 with Varsity competition tipping off at around 7:30 pm.

Kee High returns 4 starters and their top reserve from a team that was 17-5 and came up 1 point short of back to back state tournament runs in basketball.  Also this group of Kee High girls have won state titles in softball and placed 3rd at the most recent Cross Country State meet, along with placing well at last seasons state track meet.

Waukon has a roster with 1 senior and 10 juniors returning.  Losing lone senior Regan Wasson from the previous season and ending with an 11-11 record.  They return 90% plus production of all major statistical categories.

Last season Kee High defeated Waukon 64-50 in Lansing in both squads first game of the year.

Waukon has just recently completed pre season scrimmages in Waverly vs 3 teams and Onalaska vs 2 different squads in preparation for the opener and their season.

If you can’t make it to the game radio provided by 99.1 The River will be aired next week.

Check here for all your Indian Girls Hoops updates throughout the season.


Waukon Standard Sports Column

Posted in Uncategorized on November 7, 2017 by waukongirlsbball

A great column wrote by Jeremy Troendle of the Waukon Standard.

2017-18 Season Set To Get Underway!

Posted in Uncategorized on November 3, 2017 by waukongirlsbball

Waukon girls basketball has just recently wrapped up a fall league in Dubuque over the last four Sundays and now are prepared to start their season with the first official practice scheduled for Monday Nov 6th.

The Indians are lead by first year Waukon head coach Greg Criswell who previously had been a head coach at Montezuma and Van Meter.  The Tribe has a couple of pre-season scrimmages set, the first which will be in Waverly on Saturday Nov 11th.  They will then travel to Onalaska for a Monday night closed scrimmage, followed with another week of practice leading up to their first official game of the season on Tuesday Nov 21st as they host the Kee High Hawks.

Waukon is coming off an 11-11 season and are bring back all but last years lone senior forward Regan Wasson.

Waukon also plans to have a intra-squard scrimmage on Thursday November 9th.  This will be open to the public, entry to the event is a sports drink that will be used by the team during the season.  Doors open at 5:30 and play will begin at 6pm.

Check here for all your Indian girls hoop info as the season progresses!

Indians begin 2017 with back to back victories.

Posted in Uncategorized on January 6, 2017 by waukongirlsbball

The Waukon Indian girls basketball team traveled to MFL on Thursday Jan 5th to take on the Bulldogs in their first game after the Holiday break.  The game went back and forth in the early period.  Waukon then got in terrible foul trouble as they had 4 starters with 3 fouls each before halftime.  MFL capitalized with a small run to end the half with a 38-31 lead.

Waukon trailed by as much as 10 on multiple possessions thru the early period.  The Indians caught fire and were ignited by sophomore point guard Maddie Ahlstrom who was making her return to the line up after rehabbing a summer knee injury.

The Indians outscored MFL 22-9 in the fourth quarter and gained a come from behind 67-58 win.  Ahlstrom lit up the Bulldogs for a career high 25 points, hitting four 3 point attempts and going 5-5 from the free throw line.  Sophomore Forward Lauren Griffith also finished in double figures with 11 points, knocking down 3 long distance shots as well.  Forwards Carley Sweeney and Sydney Ross each scored 8 points respectively for the Tribe

The Indians were back on the road the next night Friday Jan 6th as they headed to Charles City for a NEIC matchup.  Both teams played a bit sluggish and the game stayed close throughout.  Waukon pulled away in the second half for a 39-27 win over the Comets.  Maddie Ahlstrom paced the Tribe with 10 points on the night.

Indian Varsity Girls end first half of season with 3 tough losses

Posted in Uncategorized on January 1, 2017 by waukongirlsbball

On Dec 13th the Indians were defeated by class 3A #6 ranked Crestwood by a score of 62-28.  The Indians trailed by a mere 10 points at halftime but were outplayed in the second half by a Cadet team who got very hot offensively.

On Dec 19th the Indians played only their second home game of the year as they hosted Clayton Ridge.  The Indians trailed by 3 at halftime and trailed by 7-10 most of the second half and could not get over the hump.  Opportunities were there but just not in the cards for the Tribe as they fell by the score of 41-32.

On Dec 20th the Indians hosted Waverly Shell Rock and were outplayed from the get go by the always dominant Go Hawks.  Waukon was defeated 53-19.  The Indians are now 2-6 as they head into holiday break.

Indian Jr High girls end season

Posted in Uncategorized on January 1, 2017 by waukongirlsbball

The Waukon Indian 7th grade girls finished their final week of Jr High season with a tough loss to MFL and then bounced back with a  33-16 win vs Cresco to end their first school season with a 7-2 record.

The Waukon 8th grade girls continued their undefeated ways as they defeated MFL and Cresco to finish 9-0, making them 19-0 overall in their Jr High career!

Indian Varsity split pair of games

Posted in Uncategorized on December 12, 2016 by waukongirlsbball

The Indian girls basketball team traveled to Caledonia on Thursday Dec 8th to take on the always tough Caledonia Warriors.  Waukon struggled early with the Warrior pressure but finished the first half on a small run and trailed 29-22 at the halftime break.  The Indians also started off the second half hot as they cut the once 15 point defecit down to just three points trailing 45-42 with a quarter to play.  However the Warriors regained their touch and pushed their lead to finish with a 67-52 defeat of Waukon.

Sophomore forward Lauren Griffith scored a career high 17 points, swiped a team high 8 steals, dished out a team high 4 assists and grabbed 5 rebounds.  Sophomore forward Sydney Ross scored a career high 16 points while ripping down a team high 12 rebounds for her first Double/Double of the season.  Sophomore post McKenzie Cooper was just a point and rebound away as she finished with 9 points and 9 rebounds.

The Indians then played their first home game of the season on Friday December 9th as they hosted the Oelwein Huskies.  The Indians started a bit slow and traded the lead back and forth in the early going.  Late in the second period the Indians had a small surge and took an eight point lead into the halftime break.

The second half belonged to the Indians as they finished strong and handed Oelwein a 56-30 defeat. Sophomore forward Sydney Ross poured in a career high 22 points on the night to lead the Tribe.  Sophomore guard Berklee Hanson hit double figures with 10 points.