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 - 11:13am
LATIMER – A physical 11-1 North Tama team wore down CAL’s girls’ basketball team on Friday night, handing the Cadets a 62-31 loss on their home court. The Redhawks committed 26 fouls against coach Mike Rapp’s team, but CAL was unable to cash in, going 14-of-30 from the free throw line in the loss. CAL was guilty of...
01/13/2015 - 12:15pm
HAMPTON – A lot of wrestlers earn 100 wins during the course of their careers. However, it is another thing to do so in only the third season of varsity competition. Hampton-Dumont heavyweight Mario Peña did just that and got to celebrate it at home during the Bulldogs dual tournament on Saturday, Jan. 10. The Class 2A top-...
01/13/2015 - 12:13pm
HAMPTON – When the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Board of Directors unanimously voted to increase the distance from 4,000 meters to 5,000 meters at its Wednesday, Jan. 7 meeting, not much will change when it starts in 2015. At least that is what Hampton-Dumont cross country coach Steve Huling says. “I think the majority...
01/13/2015 - 12:10pm
ACKLEY – While in the early going, AGWSR looked up at the scoreboard and was being beaten by one player. Sam Shindelar 11, the Cougars 10. “I know it,” AGWSR coach Russ Banzhaf said of Shindelar. “I know it, we needed to do a better job of finding him. But shooters are going to shoot. They are going to be hot, but it...
01/13/2015 - 12:06pm
ACKLEY – A last-second shot by South Hardin to end the first quarter started a drought for AGWSR that proved costly in the end in an eventual 71-61 loss to the Tigers on Friday, Jan. 9. The Cougars were 23-of-67 from the field and were outscored 16-10 in that second quarter in trailing 31-26 at the break. Coach Laurie Gann's team...
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