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02/24/2015 - 12:48pm
DES MOINES – Credit Kendrick Suntken for getting Mario Peña to go back out for wrestling. The two who describe themselves as ‘just like brothers’ went out the same way on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Wells Fargo Arena, as Class 2A state wrestling runners-up. Behind the two finalists and Carter Barkema, who reached the state semifinals at 132, the Bulldogs finished eighth in team...
02/24/2015 - 12:15pm
SHEFFIELD – Never mind the fact that West Fork girls basketball team trailed by 10 in the early going against Lake Mills. A determined effort in the second quarter got the Warhawks back into it and turned it into a game in which both teams traded punches down the stretch in a Class 2A Region 3 game in which coach Rodney Huber’s team...
02/17/2015 - 3:40pm
WEBSTER CITY – Kendrick Suntken knows his way around Wells Fargo Arena. As do his Hampton-Dumont wrestling teammates Carter Barkema and Mario Peña. The trio will be making a three-peat at the Class 2A state wrestling meet in Des Moines beginning Thursday, Feb. 19. “Two of them (Suntken and Peña) are in the same class, so...
02/17/2015 - 3:31pm
CLARKSVILLE – A year after becoming the first West Fork wrestler to earn the school’s first state berth, sophomore Jacob Hansen will be joined by a teammate at the Class 1A state wrestling meet. Jarel Arbegast, also a sophomore, is coming along to double the school’s state qualifier number. Both were district runners-up at 126...
02/17/2015 - 3:25pm
HAMPTON – Forget the first quarter, No. 8 Hampton-Dumont came on to blow away Waterloo Columbus in the Class 3A Region 2 basketball tournament at Hampton on Saturday, Feb. 14. After the opening eight minutes, the Bulldogs led 10-9, but the Sailors managed only nine points the rest of the way in an eventual 62-18 win for coach Chad Johnson...
02/17/2015 - 3:19pm
CLARKSVILLE – Stifling defensive pressure by AGWSR put a quick end to this Class 1A Region 3 girls’ basketball opener against Clarksville. The Cougars defense forced wild shots and turnovers by the Indians in a decisive 63-21 victory on Thursday, Feb. 12. “We’ve just really been working hard on getting our defense going,...
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