Kristi Nixon

04/28/2015 - 3:14pm
DES MOINES – Clay Meinders of AGWSR knows his competition well. Twice he has been defeated by Lisbon’s Keegan Tritle in the Class 1A state shot put competition. And Meinders was facing the same situation in the finals of the Drake Relays on Thursday, April 23. This time, however, on a rules violation by Tritle, Meinders gained the Drake Relays title for himself. “I didn’t...
04/28/2015 - 3:10pm
HAMPTON – Baseball was an easy choice for Hampton-Dumont’s Brandon Westendorf. The senior outfielder for the Bulldogs knew he wanted to continue to play along with his studies and NAIA school Northwestern College in Orange City was the right fit. “More or less, just the college that fit well,” Westendorf said on making the...
04/28/2015 - 3:06pm
HAMPTON – So much to get over. The Hampton-Dumont’s boys’ track & field team had to overcome a few stumbles, drops and barriers in its way, but managed to do so in a fifth-place finish with 74 points at its own meet on Monday, April 20. One of the biggest moments was junior Evan Koenen’s return to competition. Six...
04/28/2015 - 3:01pm
HAMPTON – Winds from 25 to 30 miles per hour and, at times, gusting to 40 mph gave the Hampton-Dumont girls’ tennis team fits in an 8-1 loss to visiting South Hardin on Tuesday, April 21. Nevertheless, the Bulldogs led early in four of the team’s six singles matches, losing all but one of them. “The cold and wind created...
04/21/2015 - 3:19pm
HAMPTON – When Brooklyn Plagge rallied to win her No. 2 singles match, it clinched Hampton-Dumont’s girls’ tennis team’s first team tennis win in school history. And it made it that more impressive since she was down 5-3 in a six-game pro-set, rallied to tie it and then won in a tiebreak on Monday, April 13 at Progress Park...
04/21/2015 - 3:14pm
HAMPTON – A year ago to open the season, the Bulldog girls’ golf team had to wend their way through a Hampton Country Club course that still had patches of snow on the ground. During the season opener on Friday, April 17, H-D enjoyed sunny and 70s, some wearing shorts in going 1-1 against the competition with a team round of 226....
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