Sports

03/12/2019 - 10:08am
DES MOINES – West Fork senior Zach Martinek made it back-to-back first team all-state by the Iowa Print Sports Writers’ Association, announced early Tuesday morning. The guard/forward for the Warhawks recently completed his career with 1,392 career points and was a three-time all-state player, getting a second-team nod his sophomore year. “Zach is deserving of all the accolades...
02/19/2019 - 2:26pm
ACKLEY – Alex Hames emerged with 28 points in the AGWSR boys’ basketball team’s 56-43 victory over North Tama on Saturday, Feb. 16. The Cougars originally were set to play Thursday night at Sheffield, but more Winter weather postponed it and forced a site change. It certainly didn’t affect Hames, who shot 50 percent from...
02/15/2019 - 12:57am
DES MOINES -- Hampton-Dumont senior wrestlers Dalton Chipp (195) and Wyatt Folkerts (220) came back from early takedowns to win by fall in the third period on Thursday, Feb. 14 in their opening matches. Chipp was initially taken down by Mid-Prairie's Isaac Boucher before turning it on and building a 6-2 lead and then pinning Boucher in 4...
02/12/2019 - 11:03am
CLEAR LAKE — Two straight years ended in injury frustrations for Hampton-Dumont’s Wyatt Folkerts. The senior 220-pounder finally put all of that behind him by punching his ticket to the Class 2A state wrestling tournament with a district runner-up finish. Folkerts stunned No. 10-ranked Clayton McFarland of Southeast Valley, who came...
02/12/2019 - 10:59am
DENVER — AGWSR sophomore Trey Lashbrook won the 120-pound district title to earn his second state wrestling meet trip. He’ll be going alone again, a bit of a surprise, given he had four teammates vying for a trip, also. But things didn’t go the Cougars’ way besides Lashbrook, who avenged three previous losses to Denver...
02/12/2019 - 10:57am
NEW HAMPTON – Before the season started, Hampton-Dumont wrestling coach Mike Schimp said his team wasn’t up there yet when it came to competing for the North Central Conference, let alone a shot at the regional dual meet. With a lot of hard work and perseverance, the Bulldogs were right there for both. During Wednesday’s Class 2A...
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