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02/15/2019 - 12:57am
DES MOINES -- Hampton-Dumont senior wrestlers Dalton Chipp (195) and Wyatt Folkerts (220) came back from early takedowns to win by fall in the third period on Thursday, Feb. 14 in their opening matches. Chipp was initially taken down by Mid-Prairie's Isaac Boucher before turning it on and building a 6-2 lead and then pinning Boucher in 4 minutes, 17 seconds. Folkerts gave up a five-point move...
01/22/2019 - 11:46am
WAVERLY – About seven years ago, Chad Gerbracht took a photo that he wanted to share with his daughter Ali. The photo was a shot of the eight medal-winning wrestlers in Class 1A’s 106-pound division standing on the podium at the state meet in Des Moines. Eddyville-Blakesburg’s Megan Black was one of those eight wrestlers on the...
01/22/2019 - 11:43am
HAMPTON — West Fork girls’ basketball ended a seven-game losing streak at the hands of Hampton-Dumont during its annual Coaches vs. Cancer game, 53-48. It was the first win against the Bulldogs for coach Rodney Huber. That fact, Huber said, motivated his girls to get it done. “It feels really good,” Huber said. “I...
01/22/2019 - 11:41am
HAMPTON — Twice during the boys’ portion of the Coaches vs. Cancer game between Hampton-Dumont and visiting West Fork the score was within reach. Both times, the Warhawks used a run, the latter a huge one to put this one away, 62-30, on Saturday, Jan. 19. The first was a 9-0 run in the final two minutes, 19 seconds with West Fork...
01/22/2019 - 11:38am
DIKE – A last-second shot by Brayden Vold slipped from his hands as Dike-New Hartford’s boys’ basketball team held on for a 51-49 victory against West Fork on Thursday, Jan. 17. The Warhawks led 39-33 entering the fourth quarter only to see the Wolverines rally by them in the final eight minutes and the game-tying shot went awry...
01/22/2019 - 11:35am
DIKE – West Fork had trouble keeping up with No. 10-ranked (Class 2A) Dike-New Hartford at its place on Thursday, Jan. 17. The Warhawks trailed 28-10 at the half and the Wolverines used a 26-16 third quarter to pull away further in the eventual 69-37 West Fork loss. “We weren’t aggressive enough in the first half, we wanted girls...
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