Sports

06/21/2016 - 11:38am
ALLISON – North Butler stopped a five-game win streak for Hampton-Dumont in claiming its own softball tournament title on Saturday, June 18 at the Allison bal fields. The Bearcats used a strong and fresh Taylor Graven, who struck out 13 Bulldogs to stake a claim in a 5-0 win over H-D in the title game. She helped her own cause by going 2-for-3 and got a big two-run homer from her battery...
05/31/2016 - 12:02pm
MARSHALLTOWN – AGWSR coach Brad Hames wanted to be sure that every member of his golf team shared the state experience. Since he had seven on his varsity, he utilized the allowance the state meet had for using an alternate -- one Saturday. This despite the fact that sophomore Keon Huffman had one of his best days on the course...
05/31/2016 - 11:36am
HAMPTON – Everything went Hampton-Dumont’s way in all facets of the game of its home opener. Until the final inning, H-D was able to get all of the breaks in an eventual 5-3 varsity softball victory over visiting Algona. It started with winning pitcher Ashlyn Hansen recording five of her six strikeouts of the game in the first three...
05/31/2016 - 11:32am
SHEFFIELD – Pushing the tone, when West Fork lead-off hitter Reese Halloran saw no one covering second when he reached on a walk, he took his chances and tried to turn a walk into two bases. However, he was cut down trying to steal the bag. “I have no problem with Reese trying to take the extra base,” West Fork coach Lance...
05/31/2016 - 11:28am
LATIMER – Class 1A No. 4 Nevada showed why it wants to go back to the state title match it lost in 2015 and claim victory. With senior Kati Cassabaum scoring seven goals – a hat trick before the match was even 10 minutes old – and five of the first 10, the Cubs meant business in an eventual 19-0 win over the CAL/H-D/B-K girls...
05/25/2016 - 10:20am
DES MOINES – Competition was all West Fork’s Lexi Jones needed to finish state runner-up in the long jump. Jones matched her career-best with a 5 foot, 3 inch clearance to provide the best finish among many great performances for the Warhawks at the Class 1A state meet. Coach Ashley Sears’ team finished 15th with 20 team points....
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