Sports

07/28/2015 - 1:57pm
CEDAR FALLS – When Hampton-Dumont’s Kendrick Suntken and AGWSR’s Clay Meinders were in elementary school at CAL Community, they seemed on a collision course to become teammates. But then fates changed and Suntken moved into H-D while Meinders to Ackley and they never stepped on the field together. That is until the two teamed up for a good cause – the 43rd Annual Shrine...
07/28/2015 - 1:51pm
FORT DODGE – AGWSR showed off its power and left no doubt to the outcome of the Class 1A state championship game early on Friday, July 24. The Cougars put their hitting shoes on against Logan-Magnolia and emerged state champions at last after three straight trips to the state tournament with a dominating 12-0 win in three innings. Ashley...
07/23/2015 - 11:19pm
FORT DODGE -- Go ahead, name someone who had a better day on Thursday, July 23 than AGWSR's Ashley Sicard. The senior pitcher for the Cougars cranked two two-run home runs, recorded her 1,000th strikeout and pitched a no-hitter. All of that aided her team to its first state title game in three straight attempts with a 9-1 win over upstart team...
07/22/2015 - 11:33am
FORT DODGE – AGWSR’s Anna Jaspers said a little prayer before she went to the plate in the seventh inning. It must have been some divine intervention for the Cougars’ No. 8 hitter because she led off with a double to the fence as her team trailed 3-0 and down to their last three outs in the Class 1A state opener against Bellevue...
07/22/2015 - 11:14am
STORY CITY – It would have been easy for the Hampton-Dumont baseball team to hang it up trailing 10-0 after three innings in the Class 2A District 13 title baseball game on Saturday, July 18. But not these Bulldogs. They did what they have done a lot this season, come with a tremendous eight-run rally. But this time, H-D fell short to put an...
07/22/2015 - 11:10am
BELMOND – No matter what, Austin Guerrero wanted the ball in his hands for the Class 1A District 5 semifinal game. He had just pitched a complete game to top Northeast Hamilton only two days before, striking out 11. Guerrero did the same against Belmond-Klemme and rode a great start by the Cadets’ bats to take a 9-6 win over the...
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