Sports

04/17/2018 - 11:11am
HAMPTON – Hampton-Dumont’s boys’ tennis team nabbed one singles victory and had an outstanding match at No. 1 doubles in an 8-1 team loss to Clear Lake on Thursday, April 12. The No. 1 doubles team of Augie Bollhagen and Hunter Wilkinson took Mac Adams and Hunter Gerhardt to a third set tiebreak, coming back from a 6-0 loss in the opener, to win 6-3 to force the tiebreak. Adams...
02/27/2018 - 3:09pm
CLARION -- The West Fork boys' basketball team advanced to the Class 1A substate final with a 72-68 win over Algona Garrigan on Friday, Feb. 23 at Clarion-Goldfield-Dows High School. The Warhawks found themselves in an 8-0 hole but traded runs with the Golden Bears throughout. At one point in the second half, coach Frank Schnoes' team...
02/27/2018 - 2:56pm
ALGONA – Thomas Nuehring wasn’t even sure how many fouls he had. The scoreboard operator had assessed him with an extra personal foul than the official scorekeeper had and when he was whistled for a foul with two minutes, 27 seconds to go in double overtime, many in the crowd thought the West Fork senior guard had fouled out. He had...
02/20/2018 - 11:35am
DES MOINES – Even if no one else believed Dalton Chipp could make some noise at the Class 2A state wrestling tournament, he was ready. The Hampton-Dumont junior 195-pounder won not only his opening match, but his quarterfinal in overtime, securing for himself a place on the podium. “I felt pretty good the first two matches,”...
02/20/2018 - 11:28am
DES MOINES – Trey Lashbrook was still stung from a consolation loss on Friday night. That seemed to be the right time for AGWSR coach Chad Gerbracht to spring the news to his freshman 113-pounder that he just became the school’s first in his grade to medal at the state wrestling tournament. “He surprised me,”...
02/20/2018 - 11:25am
** Updated ** The AGWSR girls basketball team defeated Lynnville-Sully 53-45 on Monday night to advance to the Class 1A state basketball tournament. Their opponent is Exira/EHK on Wednesday, Feb. 28.   ACKLEY – When Class 1A eighth-ranked AGWSR opened with a 9-0 run to start this regional semifinal game against Clarksville, it was hard...
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