Kristi Nixon

02/02/2016 - 12:42pm
BRITT – Even though it trailed for much of this top-five marquee meeting, West Fork remained in striking distance and a key five-point play made all of the difference to keep the Warhawks perfect in a 65-55 win at West Hancock High School. Trailing 44-41 to start the fourth quarter, Reese Halloran spotted up for a three-pointer from the right wing to tie it at 44 with 6 minutes, 45 seconds...
02/02/2016 - 12:35pm
HAMPTON – What was once a 20-point lead for Class 3A No. 7 Hampton-Dumont’s girls’ basketball team was cut to single digits with less than a minute in this North Central Conference game. But H-D survived the physicality and foul-calling that went against it to survive in posting a 65-55 victory and put a lock on the conference...
02/02/2016 - 12:30pm
ROCKWELL – Tanner Shreckengost capped his home wrestling career on Tuesday, Jan. 26 with a pair of dual wins in what he called ‘a pretty emotional night.’ The West Fork senior heavyweight nearly went perfect on the night but a late reversal and back points in the opener against Garner-Hayfield-Ventura prevented it. Nevertheless,...
02/02/2016 - 12:16pm
ACKLEY – Three games without its leading scorer and rebounding and the AGWSR boys’ basketball team has responded just fine. Ask coach Russ Banzhaf and he was particularly impressed with his team’s defense in the Cougars’ latest conquest, a 60-24 rout of non-conference opponent Belmond-Klemme on Thursday, Jan. 28. “...
02/02/2016 - 12:13pm
ACKLEY – In spite of being out-rebounded by non-conference foe Belmond-Klemme, AGWSR’s girls’ basketball team found a way to win at home on Thursday, Jan. 28. The Cougars got some key blocks and were 6-of-9 from the free throw line in the final minute to earn the 59-54 win over the visiting Broncos. “Our rebounding, at...
02/02/2016 - 12:08pm
BRITT – A 15-3 West Hancock team turned the West Fork girls’ basketball squad over way too many times for the Warhawks to be competitive in an eventual 70-37 defeat on Saturday, Jan. 30 in a cross-divisional Top of Iowa Conference game. The Eagles, once ranked in Class 1A, aggressively pressed and went for steals in taking 10-point...
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