Sports

05/27/2015 - 11:30am
DES MOINES – Save for a repeat performance by Drew Engebretson in the 800, the area was thwarted for medals by a few close calls on Friday and Saturday of the state track & field meet. Engebretson, who finished sixth a year ago coming out of the first section, was among the second section and got his career best time in the event by five-tenths of a second. However, it didn’t...
05/19/2015 - 2:28pm
NORTHWOOD – It could be discouraging leading the way for most of a distance race only to be passed in the final lap. But don’t tell that to AGWSR’s Bethany Lippert, a sophomore who likes being the front-runner, win or lose. And the Cougars’ distance specialist used it to her advantage, qualifying for the Class 1A state meet...
05/19/2015 - 2:25pm
STORY CITY – Waiting is hard to do. But when one Class 2A state-qualifying track meet was postponed because of weather, that is exactly what many Hampton-Dumont’s athletes had to do after competing in miserable, rainy conditions on Thursday, May 15. Especially interminable for the Bulldogs’ boys shuttle hurdle relay team, which...
05/19/2015 - 2:22pm
GREENE – Ramsey Kock eagled on the third playoff hole against Clarksville’s Trevor Fenneman to secure the medalist runner-up spot as his North Butler team won the Class 1A sectional at Round Grove Golf & Country Club hosted by the Bearcats. Coach Todd Thompson’s team won the meet by a single stroke over AGWSR, 353-354,...
05/19/2015 - 2:20pm
WAVERLY – All four Hampton-Dumont boys’ tennis entries in the Class 1A district tennis tournament on Friday, May 15 were ousted in the first round. Competing in a tough district at Waverly, coach Jim Davies’ team left without a team point in the seven-team field. Both singles players, Jonny Victor and Isaac Shelton lost their...
05/19/2015 - 2:17pm
HAMPTON – Time crunch got the best of the Hampton-Dumont girls’ tennis team. With a band concert looming for a player, a doubles match had to retire and a couple of close losses in singles and doubles play led to a 6-3 loss to Webster City on Tuesday, May 12. Still, for coach Mark Drier and his Bulldogs, it was a good effort. More on...
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