Sports

07/28/2015 - 1:57pm
CEDAR FALLS – When Hampton-Dumont’s Kendrick Suntken and AGWSR’s Clay Meinders were in elementary school at CAL Community, they seemed on a collision course to become teammates. But then fates changed and Suntken moved into H-D while Meinders to Ackley and they never stepped on the field together. That is until the two teamed up for a good cause – the 43rd Annual Shrine...
07/22/2015 - 11:06am
STORY CITY – Making a big step in the post-season, the Hampton-Dumont baseball team earned a huge 13-3 win in five innings over South Hamilton in the Class 2A District 13 semifinal. The Bulldogs overcame a couple of uncharacteristic errors and did what they have all season long, which is hit the ball, to advance to the district final against...
07/14/2015 - 11:31am
PARKERSBURG – Ask either coach involved, better yet, ask AGWSR pitcher Ashley Sicard if she could imagine throwing a no-hitter to earn a state berth against a good North Butler softball team and the answer would be no. But Sicard did just that and belted a two-run homer in the opening inning to boot as the Cougar softball team advanced to...
07/14/2015 - 11:27am
ACKLEY – With a couple of plays at the plate in the third inning, AGWSR slid its way into the Class 1A regional final game in an eventual 5-1 win over Colo-Nesco on Friday, July 10. The Cougars found themselves in an early 1-0 deficit as their ace, Ashley Sicard, gave up a lead-off double to Hannah Buseman and later a single to Mackenna...
07/14/2015 - 11:23am
CLEAR LAKE – Punch for punch, West Fork and Central Springs traded blows in the Class 2A District 4 baseball opener at Clear Lake, going 10 innings in an eventual 12-7 Panther win. Five lead changes and two ties went into this post-season clash in which Warhawk head coach Lance Thompson could not have asked for more from his team. “...
07/14/2015 - 11:19am
HAMPTON – Consider all of the talent that Hampton-Dumont has boasted in baseball this summer and then consider the fact the first career no-hitter among it came in the final regular season game for spot starter Brandon Westendorf. In fact, Westendorf was one hit batter away from a perfect game against North Butler (8-11) on Thursday, July 9...
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