Sports

01/17/2017 - 12:59pm
ACKLEY -- A torn meniscus had kept AGWSR senior Tery Rummans out in the first part of the season. The 195-pounder for AGWSR just started wrestling again and made a repeat victory in the Cougars’ home Lowell Young Invite on Saturday, Jan. 14. Leading by a slim 3-2 margin with short time, Rummans swiftly nabbed a takedown of Rockford’s Heath Farr and put him to his back for a five-point...
12/20/2016 - 3:09pm
HAMPTON – Justin Kent of Hampton-Dumont scored a career-high 26 points on 8-of-16 shooting from beyond the three-point line, setting a new school mark for threes made in a game, but it came in an 81-61 loss to Iowa Falls-Alden. Kent had just two of his long makes at halftime of the Tuesday, Dec. 13 game at home, but the senior hit three in...
12/20/2016 - 3:06pm
HAMPTON – Hampton-Dumont coach Miranda Valley doesn’t want to blame the officiating for what ended up as a 39-38 loss for her team against Iowa Falls-Alden, but she does admit there was some disparity in the number of foul calls and foul shots taken between both teams. The Cadets put up 24 free throws compared to just four for the...
12/14/2016 - 6:14pm
Updated FORT DODGE – All of the years of playing football from Youth Sports Foundation all the way to Iowa Central Community College, Kendrick Suntken, a Hampton-Dumont graduate, penned to continue playing the sport he loves at the University of Northern Iowa on Wednesday, Dec. 14. A two-time high school all-state football player with the...
12/13/2016 - 1:31pm
ACKLEY – A knee injury to senior Alana Groninga still couldn’t keep the Class 1A No. 7 AGWSR girls’ basketball team down. The Cougars have enough depth to more than compensate for the three-year regular for coach Laurie Gann’s team. Eight different players scored and three finished in double figures in the 57-26 victory...
12/13/2016 - 1:26pm
ACKLEY – Trailing by a 44-43 score with a little more than two minutes to play, AGWSR coach Russ Banzhaf called timeout and drew up a set play. It worked out right as Jay Janssen hit the go-ahead three-pointer in a game that featured 17 total threes between the Cougars and East Marshall in an eventual 48-44 triumph for AGWSR on Friday, Dec....
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