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10/28/2014 - 12:07pm
HAMPTON – When Hampton-Dumont takes the field for its Class 2A first-round playoff football game on Wednesday, Oct. 29, Dennis Swieter is going to have mixed feelings. The man who has been heavily involved with the weightlifting program for the Bulldogs will also be pulling for the head coach of their opponent, Southeast Valley (5-4). You see, Southeast Valley coach Mike Swieter is a...
10/14/2014 - 10:25am
CLARKSVILLE – Exactly two weeks to the day Clarksville will play host to CAL in the Class 1A Region 5 volleyball opener, the Cadets served up a sweep against the Indians. While CAL was serving well above its season average, Clarksville tried to get its serving game going by using the Indians’ libero one too many times, losing...
10/14/2014 - 10:20am
ACKLEY – Leading 7-6 at the half, AGWSR couldn’t hold on in a second-half offensive outpouring against No. 3 Gladbrook-Reinbeck, 38-27, on Friday, Oct. 10. The loss ended the Cougars’ perfect season. AGWSR, which dropped to No. 6 in the rankings, in fact, held a 21-18 lead after three quarters... More on this story will...
10/14/2014 - 10:17am
LATIMER – Trailing 54-0 at the half, CAL outscored Clarksville 29-7 in the second half, but it wasn’t enough as the Cadets broke the all-time Iowa state record for consecutive losses on Friday, Oct. 10. CAL got into a hole early against the Indians and couldn’t climb out of it, giving up three touchdowns and two safeties in...
10/14/2014 - 10:13am
HAMPTON – Hampton-Dumont felt it could compete with Fort Dodge St. Edmond in its home volleyball match on Thursday, Oct. 9. It showed after winning the opening set, but after that the Bulldogs couldn’t find the answers in a 26-24, 13-25, 23-25, 15-25 loss to the Gaels. Jordan Casey had four of her team-high 11 kills, recorded a...
10/14/2014 - 10:10am
HAMPTON – In the highly-competitive Hampton-Dumont volleyball invitational held Saturday, Oct. 11, both the Bulldogs and West Fork managed to earn one match win for the day. In the tournament that boasted more than half of the field ranked in Classes 1A through 4A, including a loaded Pool B in which all four teams were rated. Both H-D...
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