Sports

02/21/2017 - 12:35pm
DES MOINES – More firsts for West Fork’s wrestling team put the Warhawks on the wrestling radar after last week’s Class 1A state meet. Coach Jared Arbegast’s two wrestlers, his son Jarel and senior Jake Hansen, both had top-three finishes as West Fork compiled 37 team points for 17th place, the school’s best in its short history. The biggest mark made by the Warhawks...
02/14/2017 - 1:18pm
ACKLEY – Russ Banzhaf celebrated his career win No. 400 as his AGWSR boys basketball team defeated South Hardin 66-46 on Tuesday, Feb. 7. Banzhaf became the 95th coach in Iowa history to reach that mark. He got it with a 21-point night from Mason Eilderts and 15 more from Jay Janssen. More on this story will appear in the Feb. 15 print and...
02/14/2017 - 1:12pm
ACKLEY – AGWSR coach Laurie Gann knew she was going to get North Butler’s best shot. She told her players not to be surprised if they were down early, possibly even at half, and they were down until mid-way through the second quarter. But her Cougars were just too good in the end in taking a 55-30 Class 1A regional opening win over...
02/14/2017 - 12:47pm
HAMPTON – If that was the last action Kaci Arjes ever sees on the basketball court, it wasn’t a bad note to end on. The freshman for Hampton-Dumont who was recently diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, HCM for short, a heart condition that makes the heart muscle enlarged, was cleared by doctors to play the equivalent of one more...
02/14/2017 - 12:00pm
LATIMER – Perfect free throw shooting for Israel Rivera and Luke Rapp down the stretch helped the CAL boys basketball team complete the Iowa Star Conference season sweep of Clarksville on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Cadets were 21-of-30 from the line overall, 12-of-17 in the fourth quarter with both Rivera and Luke Rapp 4-of-4 in the final quarter...
02/07/2017 - 2:06pm
EAGLE GROVE – A week of rest did Jarel Arbegast’s body good. Sitting out the tough Top of Iowa Conference wrestling meet aided the West Fork 170-pound senior as he won the Class 1A sectional title at Eagle Grove along with teammate Jake Hansen, who is a four-time district qualifier. “First off, it helped me rest my hips, gave...
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