Sports

12/05/2017 - 12:52pm
SHEFFIELD – Digging a halftime deficit only to claw its way back, the West Fork boys’ basketball team battled only to drop its Top of Iowa East opener against a sharp-shooting Rockford team, 54-51, in overtime. The Warhawks trailed 27-11 at half and trailed by as much as 31-13 less than two minutes into the second half before making a furious rally. “It was just a tale of two...
11/21/2017 - 11:14am
INDIANOLA – West Fork graduate Sam Amsbaugh reached the 1,000-point mark in his basketball career in the Simpson College’s season-opener on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Amsbaugh, a senior for the Storm, needed only five points to reach the mark, becoming just the 20th player in school history to do so. And he knew how close he was going in....
11/21/2017 - 11:11am
SHEFFIELD – The academic choice for West Fork’s Jacqlyn Caspers was Kent State University in Ohio. The Warhawk middle hitter signed her national letter of intent to play volleyball at the Division I school on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at the Wharf in Sheffield with family surrounding her. But when asked why Kent State, Caspers' first...
11/14/2017 - 12:09pm
CEDAR RAPIDS – Buena Vista’s football team closed out the season with a comeback effort that fell just short at Coe College on Saturday, Nov. 11, 35-33. Hampton-Dumont graduate Cole Miller had another big game to finish out a record-setting season for the Beavers, as he completed 36-of-54 pass attempts for 460 yards. He set new single-...
11/07/2017 - 10:58am
MASON CITY – Area graduates of Hampton-Dumont and West Fork made their mark on the annual Konigsmark Klassic held last weekend hosted by NIACC. Both H-D grads, Dayton Gooder for the Ellsworth Community College men, and Jordan Prantner, for the NIACC women, earned starts for the first game of their sophomore seasons. West Fork graduate Gunnar...
11/07/2017 - 10:56am
AMES – Josh Knipfel is no stranger to hard work. He talks a lot about working hard and competing every single game even after the offensive right guard who has started every game for the Associated Press No. 24 Iowa State Cyclones have beaten two top-five teams. That, he says, is the feedback he gets along with every player on the team from...
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