Sports

05/19/2017 - 10:50pm
DES MOINES -- Nathan Karsjens already had the Class 1A state discus title in hand, but he had one more chance to throw, so he went farther to cap off his career for AGWSR on Friday, May 19.   Karsjens threw 169 feet, 11 inches to clinch the title, even though he had the title by one foot.   "Knowing going in (to my last throw) I knew whether I was going to win or not,...
05/18/2017 - 11:55pm
DES MOINES -- Caleb Meinders knew Drake Relays wasn't his meet and that the Class 1A state meet was his for the taking. He was right, throwing 55 feet, 3 inches on his very last throw to win on Thursday, May 18. "It feels great to be a state champion," Meinders said. "It's what I've been looking forward to. I've been...
05/18/2017 - 11:09pm
DES MOINES -- Hunter Sutter of Hampton-Dumont said he just wanted to make it to state. He has to readjust his goals after he qualified seventh in the Class 2A 100-meter dash with another personal record of 11.26 seconds on Thursday, May 18 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. "I wasn't quite thinking about making it this far," Sutter said...
05/16/2017 - 11:27am
NORTHWOOD – Last year, CAL’s Kainan Braun became the first boys state qualifier from the school in a few years, this year he gets to celebrate with a teammate. Israel Rivera will also be his competition in the 400-meter dash in the Class 1A field when the meet starts on Thursday, May 18. When asked his thoughts Friday after it was...
05/16/2017 - 11:02am
HAMPTON – Hampton-Dumont junior Patty Teggatz will make her third trip to the state track meet in a distance race after finishing runner-up in the 3,000 in front of the home crowd on Thursday, May 11. Teggatz got out to the lead right away and held it for the first 800. She remained among the top-two and with a strong pack of four the rest...
05/16/2017 - 10:57am
HAMPTON – Although two Hampton-Dumont boys golfers recorded personal bests for nine and 18 holes in the Class 2A sectional meet on Friday, May 12, it wasn’t enough to advance to the district. Junior Quinn Logan improved his second round score of 46 with a 44 to card 90, an 18-hole best for him by 19 strokes. It also landed him eighth...
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