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02/15/2019 - 12:57am
DES MOINES -- Hampton-Dumont senior wrestlers Dalton Chipp (195) and Wyatt Folkerts (220) came back from early takedowns to win by fall in the third period on Thursday, Feb. 14 in their opening matches. Chipp was initially taken down by Mid-Prairie's Isaac Boucher before turning it on and building a 6-2 lead and then pinning Boucher in 4 minutes, 17 seconds. Folkerts gave up a five-point move...
02/12/2019 - 11:03am
CLEAR LAKE — Two straight years ended in injury frustrations for Hampton-Dumont’s Wyatt Folkerts. The senior 220-pounder finally put all of that behind him by punching his ticket to the Class 2A state wrestling tournament with a district runner-up finish. Folkerts stunned No. 10-ranked Clayton McFarland of Southeast Valley, who came...
02/12/2019 - 10:59am
DENVER — AGWSR sophomore Trey Lashbrook won the 120-pound district title to earn his second state wrestling meet trip. He’ll be going alone again, a bit of a surprise, given he had four teammates vying for a trip, also. But things didn’t go the Cougars’ way besides Lashbrook, who avenged three previous losses to Denver...
02/12/2019 - 10:57am
NEW HAMPTON – Before the season started, Hampton-Dumont wrestling coach Mike Schimp said his team wasn’t up there yet when it came to competing for the North Central Conference, let alone a shot at the regional dual meet. With a lot of hard work and perseverance, the Bulldogs were right there for both. During Wednesday’s Class 2A...
02/12/2019 - 10:30am
SHEFFIELD – Zach Martinek scored a season-high 31 points for West Fork in the Warhawks’ 76-53 rout of North Butler on Monday, Feb. 4. Coach Frank Schnoes started all seniors – Martinek, Mitchell Halloran, Lukas Wogen, Jesse Chibambo and Kyle Rooney and all of them contributed. He was also able to get his other two seniors in the...
02/12/2019 - 10:28am
SHEFFIELD – All six West Fork girls’ seniors contributed in some way in the Warhawks’ 51-29 Senior Night win over North Butler on Monday, Feb. 4. The make-up game from the previous week had coach Rodney Huber’s team up by 10 after the first quarter and despite some rallying efforts by the Bearcats, that is the closest the...
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