Sports

12/16/2014 - 11:23am
CLARKSVILLE – So much action packed into one night. Hampton-Dumont’s wrestling team took on a new quadrangular with a team in its “backyard” at Clarksville on Tuesday, Dec. 8, making for a remarkable evening with a 3-0 record. The Bulldogs had to win the opener over Wapsie Valley by Criteria H, when two teams tie and have the same number of pins and forfeits, going...
11/18/2014 - 11:50am
HAMPTON – Reaping the rewards for the Class 2A District 2 runner-up finish, the Hampton-Dumont football team placed a player in every single position save one in the first team voting, announced recently. Bulldogs who landed on the first team offense included senior quarterback Cole Miller, junior running back Isaiah Noelck, senior tight...
11/18/2014 - 11:46am
LATIMER – For the first time in at least a few years, CAL placed a player on the Class 8-Man all-district first team. Sophomore Kainan Braun was voted to a spot on the District 3 first team as a returner, announced recently. Braun, who accounted for most of the Cadets’ offense, particularly late in the season, was one of three...
11/11/2014 - 3:54pm
HAMPTON – With tears in his eyes, Hampton-Dumont 21-year head coach Jerry Shafrath made sure he made the rounds of all his seniors for a final hug before each of them left the football field for a final time. The Bulldogs had just made a valiant effort to tie Dyersville Beckman after being down by two touchdowns in the second half...
11/11/2014 - 3:45pm
HAMPTON – Meyer Motor Sports will be looking for a new official after Jake Jacobs will be taking his talent to the oval track next year.   The Figure 8 official who worked with Jim and Kathy Meyer for seven years was given a parting gift of a signed helmet at the racing banquet held at the Franklin County Convention Center on...
11/05/2014 - 11:57am
FORT DODGE – When the 2014 West Fork boys cross country season started, head coach Mark Twedt told a story at the welcome home pep rally of how he accidentally lodged a chisel into his thigh just before practice was to start. He used tissue paper and duct tape to try to stanch the bleeding as he ran the practice, but it was too much. By...
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