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Raiders win 11 straight

Mt. Ayr 60, Murray 39 After a week of court absence, the Raiders (10-1) hit the court once more to face the Murray Mustangs (8-4). Coach Bret Ruggles wanted his team to get out to a fast start with a lead that would allow them to rest the legs of the starters and the Raiders…

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Raiderettes improve to 8-5

Mt. Ayr 64, Murray 35 It had been a week since the Raiderettes had stepped onto the court for a live game Monday night against Murray. A slow start saw the Mustangs keeping pace with the Raiderettes, but in the second half, Mount Ayr found the groove they were looking for and sped away with…

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Raider wrestling competes at Albany, North Mahaska

The Raider wrestlers traveled across the border to face Albany, South Harrison and North Andrew last Thursday. The Raiders lost to Albany and South Harrison while defeating North Andrew. Against Albany, The Raiders saw Jaydon Knight take the win over Kyle Burke by fall in 1:53 at 170 pounds, while Keaton White at 182 defeated…

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Bowlers take second at Clarke, first at home over Nodaway Valley

The Raider bowlers finished second at the Kenny Brammer Inviational in Osceola last week where they competed against Clarke and Lamoni. The Clarke Indians finished first with a pin total of 2,973 and the Raiders finished second with 1,993. Lamoni came in third with a 1,455 pin total. In total pins, Brandon Lane finished fifth…

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Raiderettes fall at Wells Fargo, pick-up two wins at home

NV 50, Mt. Ayr 30 It was a tough outing for the Raiderettes last Tuesday at ‘The Well’, falling to the Nodaway Valley Wolverines 50-30. Maddie Stewart led the team in points with 10, the only Raiderette in the double digits, however, eight Raiderettes put points on the board in the team effort. The Raiderettes…

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Raider basketball sees big milestones reached

Mt. Ayr 64, NV 41 The Mount Ayr Raiders took to the big stage at Wells Fargo Arena last Tuesday, where they defeated POI rival, Nodaway Valley. The Raiders came out ahead 16-6 after the first quarter, but the Wovlerines kept the game interesting in the second and third, scoring 28 to Mount Ayr’s 30.…

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Raiderettes win big to start 2022

Mt. Ayr 60, Seymour 24 The Mount Ayr Raiderette basketball team opened the new year with a decisive win over the Seymour Warriors Monday night. “This is a nice win coming out of break,” said coach Thad Streit. “I thought we had quite a few steals, but also gave up some silly penetrations, and because…

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Frost breaks record in win over Seymour

Mt. Ayr 84, Seymour 37 It was a great start to the new year for Mount Ayr’s Jaixen Frost in the win over Seymour Monday night. The Raiders defeated the Warriors 84-37, with Frost scoring 41 of those points, beating his previous record of 38, for most points in a game. The Raiders came out…

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Bowlers staying busy on the lanes

The Raider bowling season got off to a start back in November and the Raider and Raiderette rollers have been busy. MA, SEW, LD The Raiders hosted a meet to kick off the season, where they finished second with a score of 1,816. In total pins, the Raiders held third and fourth with Tony Daleske…

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Raiders finish eighth at POI tourney

The Raiders finished eighth at the Pride of Iowa tournament in Greenfield to close out the 2021 portion of the season, before getting back to the mats on January 6 in Albany, Missouri. Bedford/Lenox finished first with a team score of 209, followed by Nodaway Valley (176.5) and Southwest Valley (150.5) to round out the…

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