Red Oak's tennis team also had success on the boys side as Pete Walker took home seventh place in singles at the 1A Boys State Tournament in Waterloo, May 28.
Former Red Oak volleyball coach Angie Spangenberg made a return to the sidelines in 2011, doing so with the Harlan Cyclones.
It was a big year for female athletics at Griswold. The girls track and field team won their first state championship May 21.
The Red Oak girls volleyball season came to an end in the 3A Regional final against the Harlan Cyclones, 3-1 in Atlantic Nov. 2
The Stanton Viqueens made it to their second straight state volleyball tournament in 2011.
Stanton mainstay Don Hicks stepped aside from the football team after 42 seasons on the sideline in February.
Taylor Mellott’s trophy shelf is filling up fast. Mellott won his second straight 1A Boys State title in February, at the Iowa High School State Bowling meet at Plaza Lanes in Des Moines.
From April to August, the Red Oak High School football team changed head coach’s a couple of times
The Pierson's closed out their high school careers with two straight state doubles titles.