Cougars coast to win over NI


ACKLEY- A lopsided 56-19 victory tipped-off the post-season for the AGWSR girls’ basketball team here Saturday.

The No. 14 in Class 1A Cougars crushed North Iowa by 37 points in the first-round regional contest.

The game was all AGWSR from the get-go, racing to leads of 17-4 after one quarter and to 35-8 at halftime behind an 18-4 second.

Sophomore Grace Finger fueled the Cougars’ quick start, scoring nine of her game-high 15 points in the first period. Makenna Kuper then took the scoring torch in the second with seven of her dozen points.

For the full story see Tuesday's (Feb. 18) edition of the paper.