Kristi Nixon

07/26/2016 - 11:34am
CEDAR FALLS – While wearing a number that wasn't his own, it wasn't hard to pick out North team member Josh Knipfel, AKA ‘Big K’ at the 2016 Shrine Bowl. Likewise to the much smaller in stature Alissa Odell, who was a member of the North cheer squad as she was usually at or near the top of stunts pre-game and at halftime. It was a great week-long experience for both...
07/19/2016 - 10:27am
MANLY – In back-to-back seasons, the Hampton-Dumont baseball team ended its post-season run in the Class 2A district title game. This year was more of a surprise to some as the Bulldogs entered the tournament with a sub-.500 record, but it was no shock to coach Matt Lokenvitz and his team. But a fateful sixth inning in which Central Springs...
07/19/2016 - 10:20am
MANLY – Forget the fact that the Hampton-Dumont baseball team is young. The Bulldogs grew up in a big way, avenging a 10-run rule loss to Class 2A District 4 top seed St. Ansgar to advance to the Saturday, July 16 district final against Central Springs. Complete-game winner Caleb Chaney worked out of two straight bases-loaded jams in the...
07/19/2016 - 10:17am
SHEFFIELD – In a stunning turn of events, Grundy Center got out to a big early lead against Class 1A District 6 baseball host and top seed West Fork and never trailed in a 7-6 opener at Sheffield on Tuesday, July 12. The Spartans, with seven wins, connected for five hits and the 21-9 Warhawk defense committed three errors on the contact made...
07/12/2016 - 10:30am
HAMPTON – Although playing on its home field in its Class 2A District 4 first-round game, the Hampton-Dumont baseball team was the visitor on the scoreboard, so getting out to an early lead was imperative. The Bulldogs, coached by Matt Lokenvitz, did just that: jumping on Aplington-Parkersburg starter Nick Waller for four runs on three hits...
07/12/2016 - 10:27am
SHEFFIELD – About 40 first through fifth graders listened attentively to West Fork and University of Northern Iowa graduate Seth Tuttle on Friday morning during last week’s camp at Sheffield, who recently completed his first professional basketball season in Germany. The 6-foot-8 player was clearly happy to help the surprisingly bigger...
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