Sports

02/24/2015 - 12:48pm
DES MOINES – Credit Kendrick Suntken for getting Mario Peña to go back out for wrestling. The two who describe themselves as ‘just like brothers’ went out the same way on Saturday, Feb. 21 at Wells Fargo Arena, as Class 2A state wrestling runners-up. Behind the two finalists and Carter Barkema, who reached the state semifinals at 132, the Bulldogs finished eighth in team...
02/10/2015 - 11:43am
HAMPTON – Hampton-Dumont wrestling coach Nick Bretz described the Class 2A wrestling sectional his team played host to as having its ups and downs. It was rather a lot like a rollercoaster for his Bulldogs as five of his 10 wrestlers who competed on Saturday, Feb. 7 advanced to the district meet this Saturday at Webster City. Big ups for H-D...
02/10/2015 - 11:39am
ACKLEY – The national college football signing day for high school student-athletes was Wednesday and Clay Meinders of Ackley was part of the event. The AGWSR High School senior signed a national letter of intent to attend Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Mo., a Division II school. “I really enjoy football and I’...
02/10/2015 - 11:33am
SHEFFIELD – In a whirlwind finish in which one referee blew the whistle for a foul and another came in and overruled him for a clean block as time expired, West Fork survived Northwood-Kensett 60-59 at home on Friday, Feb. 6. The win set off a celebration for the Warhawks, who trailed for much of the game against the Vikings. “Oh my...
02/10/2015 - 11:30am
HAMPTON – A week ahead of planned, Hampton-Dumont guard Jordan Prantner returned after resting a nagging hip injury, coming off of the bench for 14 points in a 76-34 drubbing of Clarion-Goldfield on Tuesday, Feb. 3. But it was her fellow guard Jessica Speake who had a break-out game, recording a career-tying scoring mark with 30 points...
02/10/2015 - 11:27am
HAMPTON – It wasn’t just one player that helped Hampton-Dumont’s boys’ basketball end their five-game skid. Coach Heath Walton’s entire team came on and contributed in some way to combine for a 65-37 thrashing of North Central Conference foe Clarion-Goldfield on Tuesday, Feb. 3. By halftime, the Bulldogs’...
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