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02/20/2018 - 11:35am
DES MOINES – Even if no one else believed Dalton Chipp could make some noise at the Class 2A state wrestling tournament, he was ready. The Hampton-Dumont junior 195-pounder won not only his opening match, but his quarterfinal in overtime, securing for himself a place on the podium. “I felt pretty good the first two matches,” Chipp said. “It felt good, you know, got out,...
01/30/2018 - 11:29am
HAMPTON – The strain of losing two starters, along with playing one of the top teams in the conference, got to Hampton-Dumont’s girls basketball on Friday, Jan. 26. Algona rolled to a 70-34 win over H-D. Were it not for senior post Makayla Severs, who scored 18 points, 15 in the first half alone, H-D wouldn’t have had much...
01/30/2018 - 11:25am
ACKLEY – Belmond-Klemme’s zone left Luke Starr open just enough for the AGWSR sophomore to make shot after shot, especially in the first half, of the Cougars’ 61-48 victory over the Broncos on Thursday, Jan. 25. Starr scored 19 of his 25 points to lead the way as coach Russ Banzhaf’s team improved to 7-10 overall. “He...
01/30/2018 - 11:21am
ACKLEY – No Mandy Willems? No problem. In Class 1A No. 7 AGWSR girls’ basketball team’s first full game without the senior guard, the Cougars routed Belmond-Klemme 75-25 to prove that the Cougars are not a one-woman show. She’d sprained her ankle against BCLUW on Tuesday, Jan. 23 and was a game-day decision for a big...
01/30/2018 - 11:17am
SHEFFIELD – Emily Caspers made the biggest shot – a put-back – of her career to help West Fork girls win a 38-37 double overtime battle with Central Springs, putting the Warhawks all alone in second place in the TIC East. Less than a minute before that, she found Kenna Weaver for a three-pointer that placed the Warhawks in...
01/30/2018 - 11:14am
SHEFFIELD – West Fork’s fifth straight win over winless Central Springs, and getting some needed help, helped the Warhawks gain some ground in the Top of Iowa East Conference. The Warhawks pulled away in the second half against the Panthers with three different starters scoring double figures and able to play their whole bench in...
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