Sports

01/20/2015 - 11:34am
SHEFFIELD – November 11, 2014 marks the one year anniversary for Sydney Shreckengost being cancer-free. Prior to the start of the 2013-14 season, she was feeling very lethargic and went for a doctor check-up. There, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, just like her mother Tracy, who had it in 2007. “I’m competitive in sports, so I didn’t think it would be too...
12/23/2014 - 1:04pm
HAMPTON – It was a lot to live up to. The Hampton-Dumont boys basketball team was honoring its four teams to make appearances at the state tournament on Friday, Dec. 19. So, H-D gave a performance worthy of a state tournament team, beating formerly undefeated Algona, 68-50. "They were excited," Hampton-Dumont coach Heath...
12/23/2014 - 12:54pm
HAMPTON - With two out of the three post players in foul trouble, Madison Mason stepped up, helping keep the 3A third-ranked Hampton-Dumont girls basketball team unbeaten on Friday, Dec. 19. The H-D Bulldogs posted a 66-50 win over Algona to go to 8-0 heading into the break. "We've always talked about not fouling as much,"...
12/23/2014 - 12:29pm
LATIMER – The fog may have made it hard to see out of doors, but it was easy to see in the CAL High School gymnasium the outcome of this girls’ basketball contest from the start. The Cadets got their first victory of the season, leading from start to finish in a 65-42 win over Valley Lutheran out of Cedar Falls on Monday, Dec. 15...
12/23/2014 - 12:27pm
LATIMER – Valley Lutheran’s boys basketball team figured out a way to keep one of the state’s leading scorers off-kilter. Even still, CAL found a way to keep the Monday, Dec. 15 Iowa Star North Conference game close in an eventual 56-48 loss to the Crusaders. The Cadets’ Austin Guerrero was held well below his early-...
12/23/2014 - 12:24pm
SHEFFIELD – Probably the only thing that marred the West Fork boys’ basketball team’s 73-38 non-conference win over Clarion-Goldfield was the fact it lost one of its starters to injury in the second half of a game that had already been decided. Leading 51-28 and going for a steal, Reese Halloran landed awkwardly and came down...
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