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02/18/2017 - 12:20am
DES MOINES -- Jarel Arbegast went for broke and it paid off. The West Fork senior gained a last-second takedown of 2016 state champion Tanner Sloan of Alburnett to gain the 170-pound final Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena. Through all of the hard work, battling injuries and sitting out of tournaments when all he wanted to do was wrestle, the Warhawk is finally seeing it pay off and he started...
02/14/2017 - 12:47pm
HAMPTON – If that was the last action Kaci Arjes ever sees on the basketball court, it wasn’t a bad note to end on. The freshman for Hampton-Dumont who was recently diagnosed with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, HCM for short, a heart condition that makes the heart muscle enlarged, was cleared by doctors to play the equivalent of one more...
02/14/2017 - 12:00pm
LATIMER – Perfect free throw shooting for Israel Rivera and Luke Rapp down the stretch helped the CAL boys basketball team complete the Iowa Star Conference season sweep of Clarksville on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Cadets were 21-of-30 from the line overall, 12-of-17 in the fourth quarter with both Rivera and Luke Rapp 4-of-4 in the final quarter...
02/07/2017 - 2:06pm
EAGLE GROVE – A week of rest did Jarel Arbegast’s body good. Sitting out the tough Top of Iowa Conference wrestling meet aided the West Fork 170-pound senior as he won the Class 1A sectional title at Eagle Grove along with teammate Jake Hansen, who is a four-time district qualifier. “First off, it helped me rest my hips, gave...
02/07/2017 - 2:03pm
The only wrestler to advance from AGWSR out of the 1A sectional at Eagle Grove was 220-pounder Caleb Meinders. He lost a close 1-0 decision in a re-match with West Hancock’s Colton Francis from a dual tournament last month. “I believe it was 4-3 last time, I closed the gap, but hopefully next time I can reverse it,” Meinders said...
02/07/2017 - 2:00pm
    ACKLEY – AGWSR senior Nathan Karsjens will continue his football playing days in college, signing a National Letter of Intent to Western Illinois University here Thursday.     A multi-sport standout for the Cougars, Karsjens noted the Leathernecks’ coaching staff intends for him to play the tight end...
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