Kristi Nixon

01/24/2017 - 12:48pm
LATIMER – When it became clear that the CAL High School boys basketball coaching position was open last summer, recent graduate Austin Guerrero did not hesitate to apply for the job. The opportunity to coach his younger brother, Brock, was something he could not resist. He even went so far as to re-arrange his college classes at Iowa Central Community College to make it work. “I heard...
01/24/2017 - 12:45pm
HAMPTON – Both West Fork and Hampton-Dumont girls basketball teams were riding big win streaks heading into the Saturday, Jan. 21 Coaches vs. Cancer game. Granted, the Warhawks 10-game streak was a touch more impressive, including a revenge victory against a ranked Rockford team, but the Bulldogs had five straight after the break and a...
01/24/2017 - 12:41pm
HAMPTON – It is never good to face a West Fork boys basketball team after a loss. This was particularly so for a short-handed Hampton-Dumont team that is without its leading scorer and rebounder for at least the next two weeks. The result in Saturday’s Coaches vs. Cancer game was a 67-25 steamroll for the Warhawks, who had recently...
01/24/2017 - 12:37pm
HAMPTON – With a little help from a big pin for freshman 220-pounder Connor Donaldson, Hampton-Dumont was able to pull out a home dual victory over Forest City that lasted less than an hour. But a lot of things came together for coach Nick Bretz’s team in the 42-36 dual win on Thursday, Jan. 19. “Connor, he got in there and he...
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...
01/17/2017 - 12:56pm
SHEFFIELD -- Not letting an early deficit get them down, the Warhawk girls' basketball team shook off a slow start and rallied to top Class 2A No. 9 Rockford in earning their ninth straight victory on Friday, Jan. 13. West Fork didn't lead until a three-pointer by Kaitlyn Liekweg to start the fourth quarter after a three by Kennedy Maske...
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