Area Sports

Volleyball fields 24 girls

Fall sports are here and the Raiderettes will be the first team to grace the new gym floor as 24 girls are out for the Raiderette volleyball team.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Raiders look to improve on 3-6 season

Last season the Raiders ended 18 consecutive years with five or more wins after finishing 3-6 overall and 2-5 in the district. It was also the third time in 35 years that Mount Ayr finished with a record below .500.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Aaliyah Elliott shares mother’s talent

Aaliyah Elliott, the 12 year old daughter of Mount Ayr Raiderette Hall of Fame member Dawn (Huff) Elliott, participated at Drake University in the AAU National Championship Junior Olympics this past weekend.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Mount Ayr golfers honored

Two Mount Ayr girls were named to the Iowa Girls Coaches Association District 2 1A girls golf team recently.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Raiders season stats reviewed

The Mount Ayr Raiders ended their season 14-8 after a loss in the second round of districts to the Interstate-35 Roadrunners.   For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition.

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Raiders fall 13-2 in districts to elusive Roadrunners

The Raiders fell to I-35 in the quarterfinal round of District Tournaments in Centerville most recently, though before post-season play began, the Raiders were able to get in two make-up games against Southwest Valley and a game against Orient-Macksburg, grabbing three wins along the way.   For more on this story, sign in to the…

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