Sports

07/29/2014 - 12:40pm
  FORT DODGE – Taking advantage of a wind from right to left, AGWSR built a big lead and had to hold on with the winds of change. It all boiled down to a wild and windy 9-7 six-inning consolation final over Martensdale-St. Marys in which the Cougars took third in back-to-back years. And, because of the fact they had great tournaments, out-going seniors Morgan Rose and Madi...
07/29/2014 - 12:37pm
    FORT DODGE – Eighth-grade pitching sensation Kendra Cooper of Kee kept AGWSR off-balance in the Class 1A state semifinal, resulting in sending the Cougars back to the consolation championship game for the second year in a row. Cooper struck out five over the first four innings and didn’t gave up only five hits...
07/29/2014 - 12:32pm
FORT DODGE – Taking advantage of one inning was all AGWSR needed to advance to the state softball semifinal for the second straight season with a 2-0 win over Bellevue Marquette. The Cougars scored two runs in the third, including one that raised the ire of their opponent, both Marquette players and fans. Olivia Ingledue barreled over...
07/22/2014 - 10:54am
    HAMPTON – Meyer Motor Sports closed out the 2014 Franklin County Fair with Figure 8 races that ran well Sunday evening. Area racers who won feature events included Dumont’s Zach Lewis, who took the stock class and Calvin Hinders of Ackley, who won the pro stock event. More on this story will be found in the July...
07/22/2014 - 10:51am
  PARKERSBURG – The setting was similar, some parts were different but the result was the same. Dike-New Hartford sent Hampton-Dumont’s baseball team home from the post-season for the second straight year with a 4-2 win in the district semifinal on Tuesday, July 15. This time, however, the Bulldogs weren’t always...
07/22/2014 - 10:47am
  JANESVILLE – AGWSR nearly pulled off an amazing upset in the Class 1A district baseball tournament on Thursday, July 17. The Cougars had a 5-1 lead and two outs against 19-4 Janesville in the sixth inning, but couldn’t get the final out as the Wildcats more than batted around to take a 9-5 lead and grab the victory from...
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