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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 - 11:22am
SHEFFIELD – Missing only three games with mononucleosis, Drew Engebretson returned to the starting lineup for West Fork in a 68-26 rout of Northwood-Kensett on Friday, Feb. 6. The senior guard was out a total of 10 days which Warhawk coach Frank Schnoes said was fortunate that the diagnosis was caught in time and other factors helped in his...
02/10/2015 - 11:14am
HUDSON – Two West Fork wrestlers move on to the Class 1A district meet this Saturday at Clarksville. Jacob Hansen, wrestling at 126 pounds, took home the crown while the Warhawks’ Jarel Arbegast was the sectional runner-up at 152 pounds. West Fork was sixth in the seven-team race with 90. Don Bosco and Dike-New Hartford were first and...
02/03/2015 - 12:18pm
HAMPTON – Nine weeks ago, Hampton-Dumont senior Madison Mason thought she had finalized her future college plans when she signed to play softball at AIB. Last week, that all changed when the Des Moines’ NAIA college announced it was gifting itself to the University of Iowa, most certainly getting rid of its athletic programs. Mason...
02/03/2015 - 12:12pm
STORY CITY – Hampton-Dumont junior Carter Barkema became the third Bulldog wrestler to reach the 100-win mark this season while at the Roland-Story Norseman Duals on Saturday, Jan. 31. The 132-pounder followed seniors Kendrick Suntken and Mario Peña to achieve the feat for coach Nick Bretz’s team in 2014-15. With Suntken out...
02/03/2015 - 12:09pm
HAMPTON – Cassy Miller says her teammates are always encouraging her to shoot more. But the message for the Hampton-Dumont sophomore guard is more urgent during these next few weeks with usual starter Jordan Prantner out of the lineup nursing a nagging hip injury. She heeded the advice against Webster City on Tuesday, Jan. 27 and the results...
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