Kristi Nixon

02/21/2017 - 12:35pm
DES MOINES – More firsts for West Fork’s wrestling team put the Warhawks on the wrestling radar after last week’s Class 1A state meet. Coach Jared Arbegast’s two wrestlers, his son Jarel and senior Jake Hansen, both had top-three finishes as West Fork compiled 37 team points for 17th place, the school’s best in its short history. The biggest mark made by the Warhawks...
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...
02/07/2017 - 1:54pm
HAMPTON – It was too much for Maci Arjes to hold in. Back on Thursday, Jan. 26, she had just learned the diagnosis that her twin sister, Kaci, was diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, HCM for short, a heart condition that will keep her from playing basketball this season, possibly forever. After that game against Fort Dodge St. Edmond...
02/07/2017 - 1:50pm
HAMPTON – The Hampton-Dumont boys basketball team continued to struggle shooting from the field in a 64-28 loss to visiting Webster City on Friday, Feb. 3. Justin Kent and Joe Vondra each led the Bulldogs with nine points despite combining for 6-of-28 shooting from the field. The entire story appears in the Feb. 8 print and online editions...
02/07/2017 - 1:47pm
LATIMER – When Stephanie Thielen of CAL woke up Thursday, Feb. 2, she thought she needed just two rebounds to earn the 500th of her career. On closer inspection, she needed four, but that didn’t matter because the Cadet senior girls basketball player earned the milestone with a little more than two minutes left in the first half of her...
02/07/2017 - 1:45pm
LATIMER – Even with less than a minute left in the third quarter, the CAL boys basketball team was within reach of visiting St. Ansgar. But the Saints used their length, size and numbers to wear down the Cadets in the end to post a 72-46 win on Thursday, Feb. 2. “Even with the amount of kids they play, you can tell they play at least...
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