Kristi Nixon

08/08/2017 - 11:11am
ANKENY – Playing in the first-ever IHSBCA Senior All-Star all-Small School championship final, West Fork’s Clay Emhoff described the whole weekend experience as something fun he was able to do. Playing among the state’s best seniors for a final four-game series culminated in the Small School West defeating Emhoff and the Small School East by a 9-5 score on Sunday, Aug. 6 at...
08/03/2017 - 1:12pm
AMES – Upon hearing he’d received high praise from Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell, Hampton-Dumont graduate Josh Knipfel took an ‘aw, shucks’ attitude. He simply said that he’s tried to work hard to make an impression and it must have worked because during the Thursday, Aug. 3 Iowa State Media Day press conference...
08/01/2017 - 11:31am
HAMPTON – Long-time Hampton-Dumont baseball coach Bill Hand has been keeping some late nights recently. The man who spent 22 years coaching the Bulldogs and was responsible for starting several girls sports at Hampton for a grand total of 32 years, including their basketball program, needs to keep a late schedule since his grandson, Brad...
08/01/2017 - 12:00am
DES MOINES - Collecting his second straight all-state accolades to cap his career, West Fork catcher Clay Emhoff was voted first team by the Iowa Newspaper Association.   Emhoff, a third team utility player by the INA a year ago, batted .500 as a lead-off hitter for the Warhawks.   He helped lead coach Lance Thompson's team...
07/25/2017 - 11:43am
SHEFFIELD – A couple of first-time Seth Tuttle basketball campers wanted to learn from one of the area’s best to hit the hardwood and they got that experience last weekend at Sheffield’s new Rec Center. About a dozen high school campers attended Saturday and Sunday and around 80 youth attended Friday and Saturday with new camp...
07/18/2017 - 2:15pm
MASON CITY - Tears didn't fail to flow the moment both stepfather and stepson stopped to think about their final game together.   Moments after the West Fork baseball team had its season come to a close in an 11-1 loss to Class 1A second-ranked Mason City Newman in the district final, Warhawk coach Lance Thompson and his senior...
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