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The team nickname and school mascot was the Shamrocks. (exist 1928), "Green Devils")

During the 1953-54 school year, the Jr. High boys basketball team was called the "Rockets" and the Jr. High girls basketball team was called the "Rockettes". 

The school colors were Kelly green and white, and the school song was "On Wisconsin". 

During the early years, Klemme High would compete against other Hancock County, Iowa teams.   In **** Klemme High joined a long-gone prep league known as the Seven Eagle Conference (exist in 1932). (in 1933) member schools were Crystal Lake, Klemme, Corwith, Woden, Kanawha, Goodell and Hayfield. 

In August 1953 the North Star Conference was established.  The member schools were: Dows, Fertile, Franklin Consolidated, Sheffield, Rockwell, Ventura, and Klemme. The first conference sponsored event was a cross-country and mile run held in Ventura, Klemme did not participate.  The first conference basketball tournament was held in January 1955.  Klemme High was a member of the North Star Conference until closing in 1990.



2010 LaVern D. Velau
Klemme Iowa  1889-1989 1989