Kristi Nixon

02/20/2019 - 5:22pm
REINBECK – What started as a close game turned quickly in the favor of West Fork in this Class 1A District 10 semifinal at Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School on Tuesday, Feb. 19 in which the Warhawks won, 64-46. A steal by Josh Bartling that resulted in a lay-up before the first quarter buzzer had AGWSR within 16-12 of the Warhawks, but coach Frank Schnoes’ team took off in the second...
02/19/2019 - 2:29pm
DES MOINES — It was a good thing the state wrestling meet has changed its format over the years to allow time for wrestlers to get over a semifinal loss. Hampton-Dumont’s Dalton Chipp needed that time to get his mind right after a devastating come-from-behind 10-6 loss in the Class 2A 195-pound semifinal to wrestle for a pair of...
02/19/2019 - 2:28pm
DES MOINES — Trey Lashbrook outlasted Interstate-35’s Casey Baker for an 8-7 decision in the consolation championship match of the Class 1A state wrestling tournament on Saturday, Feb. 16. Lashbrook, a sophomore two-time place winner for AGWSR, kept a calm demeanor throughout the tournament, reaching the semifinal against now three-...
02/15/2019 - 12:57am
DES MOINES -- Hampton-Dumont senior wrestlers Dalton Chipp (195) and Wyatt Folkerts (220) came back from early takedowns to win by fall in the third period on Thursday, Feb. 14 in their opening matches. Chipp was initially taken down by Mid-Prairie's Isaac Boucher before turning it on and building a 6-2 lead and then pinning Boucher in 4...
02/12/2019 - 11:03am
CLEAR LAKE — Two straight years ended in injury frustrations for Hampton-Dumont’s Wyatt Folkerts. The senior 220-pounder finally put all of that behind him by punching his ticket to the Class 2A state wrestling tournament with a district runner-up finish. Folkerts stunned No. 10-ranked Clayton McFarland of Southeast Valley, who came...
02/12/2019 - 10:57am
NEW HAMPTON – Before the season started, Hampton-Dumont wrestling coach Mike Schimp said his team wasn’t up there yet when it came to competing for the North Central Conference, let alone a shot at the regional dual meet. With a lot of hard work and perseverance, the Bulldogs were right there for both. During Wednesday’s Class 2A...
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