Sports

12/06/2016 - 1:47pm
LATIMER – Only two years ago CAL’s Israel Rivera started on the basketball team with Austin Guerrero. Now, as a junior, Rivera is being coached by him. With a good start the Cadets have began the season 2-0 for the first time in several years – even more than either can remember – after a 60-44 win over Waterloo Christian on Saturday, Dec. 3. “It’s great...
12/06/2016 - 1:44pm
LATIMER – CAL’s girls’ basketball team trailed 23-19 at halftime of Saturday’s conference game against Waterloo Christian. But senior Stephanie Thielen took it upon herself, literally, to help the Cadets to their first win of the season, a 43-36 triumph over the Regents. Thielen scored 21 points – 18 in the second...
12/06/2016 - 1:41pm
ROCKFORD – West Fork’s Jake Hansen went a perfect 5-0 at the Rockford round robin wrestling tournament on Saturday, Dec. 3 to officially earn his 100th win on the mat. He’d earned 100 wins for his career, including byes, late last season. Ranked No. 1 at 145 pounds in the pre-season by both the Predicament and IowaWrestle.com,...
12/06/2016 - 1:35pm
ACKLEY – AGWSR’s boys’ basketball team had a comfortable enough lead at the half that it was able to overcome 5-of-22 shooting from the field in the second half to take the 51-39 non-conference victory over Hampton-Dumont on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The Cougars also made up for the second-half field percentage with their free throw...
12/06/2016 - 1:24pm
ACKLEY – There was no thinking about it, AGWSR head coach Laurie Gann knew exactly how many years her Cougars had gone without a win against larger school Hampton-Dumont. “It’s been six (years),” Gann said when asked of the drought. “We’re pleased with our defensive effort and they are a bigger school and have...
12/06/2016 - 1:13pm
HAMPTON – An experienced and tough Class 3A No. 8 Clear Lake girls’ basketball team came into Hampton on Friday night and ran away with a 72-50 win over the young Hampton-Dumont team. The Bulldogs had no answer for senior Emily Snelling, who put up 33 points against the Bulldogs on 10-of-15 shooting. But after H-D has faced two tough...
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