Wednesday February 22, 2017
02/21/2017 - 12:30pm
DES MOINES – After the grind of the 2017 state wrestling tournament, AGWSR senior Caleb Meinders can say he ended his experience with a victory.
The 220-pounder finished seventh, not what he originally set out to do, but was happy that he took home a win in the final match of his career.
“It’s great to win your last-ever match as...
02/21/2017 - 12:17pm
SHEFFIELD – Lexi Jones had that look in her eye.
A determined look that read, ‘you can’t stop me,’ and it was nearly impossible to turn back the West Fork junior as she poured in a career-high 29 points, adding five rebounds, five assists and four steals in the Warhawks 78-61 Class 2A Region 5 victory over Lake Mills.
02/18/2017 - 12:20am
DES MOINES -- Jarel Arbegast went for broke and it paid off.
The West Fork senior gained a last-second takedown of 2016 state champion Tanner Sloan of Alburnett to gain the 170-pound final Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena.
Through all of the hard work, battling injuries and sitting out of tournaments when all he wanted to do was wrestle, the...
02/17/2017 - 12:19am
DES MOINES -- West Fork's Jake Hansen and Jarel Arbegast began their quest for a state title on Thursday, both winning their opening round matches.
Hansen worked an 8-4 decision over Sioux Central's Caleb Gunderson while Arbegast gained a 9-0 major decision against Southeast Warren's T.J. Dierking.
First-round matches Friday include...
02/14/2017 - 1:44pm
LAKE MILLS – Consider the weight of the situation for West Fork senior Jake Hansen.
With a pin of Lake Mills’ Cael Boehmer in the 138-pound district final at Lake Mills, Hansen became the Warhawks first four-time state wrestling qualifier in school history.
“It’s pretty special to accomplish that,” Hansen said....