Kristi Nixon

02/28/2017 - 12:49pm
CLARION – More than a minute remained in this Class 1A sub-state final and the score was tied at 42-all. West Hancock senior Dylan Eckels then delivered the dagger with a three-pointer from the left side that put West Hancock up for good against West Fork. It also delivered a third straight state trip for the Eagles as they sealed this one at the free throw line in the final minute of the...
02/14/2017 - 1:12pm
ACKLEY – AGWSR coach Laurie Gann knew she was going to get North Butler’s best shot. She told her players not to be surprised if they were down early, possibly even at half, and they were down until mid-way through the second quarter. But her Cougars were just too good in the end in taking a 55-30 Class 1A regional opening win over...
02/14/2017 - 12:47pm
HAMPTON – If that was the last action Kaci Arjes ever sees on the basketball court, it wasn’t a bad note to end on. The freshman for Hampton-Dumont who was recently diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, HCM for short, a heart condition that makes the heart muscle enlarged, was cleared by doctors to play the equivalent of one more...
02/14/2017 - 12:00pm
LATIMER – Perfect free throw shooting for Israel Rivera and Luke Rapp down the stretch helped the CAL boys basketball team complete the Iowa Star Conference season sweep of Clarksville on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Cadets were 21-of-30 from the line overall, 12-of-17 in the fourth quarter with both Rivera and Luke Rapp 4-of-4 in the final quarter...
02/07/2017 - 2:06pm
EAGLE GROVE – A week of rest did Jarel Arbegast’s body good. Sitting out the tough Top of Iowa Conference wrestling meet aided the West Fork 170-pound senior as he won the Class 1A sectional title at Eagle Grove along with teammate Jake Hansen, who is a four-time district qualifier. “First off, it helped me rest my hips, gave...
02/07/2017 - 2:03pm
The only wrestler to advance from AGWSR out of the 1A sectional at Eagle Grove was 220-pounder Caleb Meinders. He lost a close 1-0 decision in a re-match with West Hancock’s Colton Francis from a dual tournament last month. “I believe it was 4-3 last time, I closed the gap, but hopefully next time I can reverse it,” Meinders said...
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