02/18/2014 - 4:23pm
WEBSTER CITY – Twice previously top-ranked Mario Peña had trouble figuring out the long frame of Forest City heavyweight Tyler Putney.
He had no such trouble in the Class 2A district final at Webster City, scoring a reversal against Putney in the second period and then earning what turned out to be the winning escape at...
02/18/2014 - 4:17pm
PARKERSBURG – Jacob Hansen made West Fork High School history by becoming the first-ever state wrestling qualifier on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Aplington-Parkersburg.
Hansen, wrestling at 120 pounds, pinned North Butler’s Dalton Nelson in 3 minutes, 27 seconds in the semifinal and went on to earn a 7-5 decision over Hudson...
02/18/2014 - 4:12pm
HAMPTON – Last time Hampton-Dumont’s Class 3A No. 10-ranked girls basketball team played Iowa Falls-Alden, the Bulldogs suffered a huge upset.
This time, coach Chad Johnson’s squad made sure there would be no let-down in overwhelming the Cadets 75-37 in the Class 3A Region 5 opener at Hampton.
“Last time we...
02/18/2014 - 4:08pm
ACKLEY – Hot-shooting AGWSR hit four early 3-pointers and never looked back on its way to a 54-24 Class 1A, Region 2 first-round victory over CAL, Latimer Thursday in Ackley.
The Cougars (12-10) used the early success from the outside to build a 14-2 lead in the first five minutes and led by double digits most of the game from...
02/18/2014 - 4:00pm
HAMPTON – Hampton-Dumont must like overtime games, unfortunately, overtime doesn’t like the Bulldogs nearly as much.
Playing in their fourth overtime game of the season, H-D lost for the third time in four of those games, this time to Algona on Senior Night, 64-54, on Thursday, Feb. 13.
Coach Heath Walton’s squad...