03/03/2015 - 11:21am
MASON CITY – Some players have a way of taking a game over.
From the moment that Forest City senior Erich Erdman hit a ridiculously long three-pointer to end the first quarter, West Fork never led after in an eventual 60-57 season-ending loss in the Class 2A District 4 final at Mason City High School on Tuesday, Feb. 24.
Erdman, who also had...
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...
02/24/2015 - 12:42pm
DES MOINES – Some may have taken for granted that two-time state AGWSR medalist Clay Meinders was going to medal again.
However, first-time qualifier Cruz Vera assured himself one of his own, finishing eighth at 182 to join Meinders on the medal stand last week in the 1A state wrestling meet at Wells Fargo Arena.
It was a late takedown of...
02/24/2015 - 12:38pm
DES MOINES – With a little help from a teammate this time, West Fork sophomore Jacob Hansen became a two-time state wrestling placewinner last weekend at Wells Fargo Arena.
Unfortunately for Hansen, he took a step down the ladder, finishing sixth after taking fifth as a freshman.
The experience, said both Warhawk coach Jared Arbegast...
02/24/2015 - 12:34pm
The Hampton-Dumont girls’ basketball team saw its stellar season come to an end Saturday night with a 59-47 loss to Clear Lake in the Class 3A Region 2 final.
The Bulldogs ended the season at 20-3 and co-champions of the North Central Conference, but those accomplishments were momentarily trumped after Saturday’s defeat. The loss...