Sports

01/20/2015 - 11:34am
SHEFFIELD – November 11, 2014 marks the one year anniversary for Sydney Shreckengost being cancer-free. Prior to the start of the 2013-14 season, she was feeling very lethargic and went for a doctor check-up. There, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, just like her mother Tracy, who had it in 2007. “I’m competitive in sports, so I didn’t think it would be too...
01/20/2015 - 11:31am
HAMPTON – Nothing could be sweeter. Hampton-Dumont’s boys basketball team rallied from being down by as much as 10 points to post a 55-44 come-from-behind win over non-conference foe Charles City on its cake auction night. Down 35-31 heading into the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs outscored the Comets 24-9 in the final eight...
01/20/2015 - 11:28am
HAMPTON – When all was said and done, a few Hampton-Dumont players had to go change mid-game because of blood on their jerseys, but none were worse for wear in a 63-30 drubbing of Charles City on Tuesday, Jan. 13. And junior guard Jordan Prantner wouldn’t have it any other way. “That’s fine, I liked it that way,...
01/20/2015 - 11:23am
GREENE – The effort was definitely there. Even though the West Fork wrestlers didn’t have a win to show for it, the Warhawks’ effort compared to the last time they wrestled at North Butler was leaps and bounds improved on Thursday, Jan. 15. After dropping a 70-8 match against the host school, coach Jared Arbegast’s...
01/20/2015 - 11:20am
ACKLEY – Ashley Sicard of Ackley has one summer left of high school softball, but Thursday she secured more diamond time by signing a national letter of intent to play for Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC). Sicard has signed with a program that is long on achievements in a short time. In just three years in the sport, the Bears...
01/20/2015 - 11:17am
LATIMER – Several games this season the CAL boys’ basketball team has gotten off to a hot start and then faded. That was the case again on Friday night against North Tama in an eventual 77-48 loss to the Redhawks at home. The Cadets ran out to a 13-6 first quarter lead only to see the advantage quickly evaporate and North Tama...
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