Kristi Nixon

09/16/2014 - 11:21am
  SHEFFIELD – Facing match point in the third set of a Corn Bowl Conference rivalry match, North Butler clawed its way back into it. But West Fork was able to hold on in a 25-20, 25-16, 27-29, 23-25, 15-5 win over the Bearcats on Thursday, Sept. 11. “The girls have really changed from last year, the girls feel more free to play their game,” North Butler coach Bryan...
09/02/2014 - 1:22pm
  GREENE – One glance at the scoreboard, even before the game started, was all the motivation West Fork first-year head coach Eric Gabe needed. A 2001 Greene High School graduate who played under legendary coach Dave Sturm, he couldn’t help but notice the newly dedicated scoreboard that bears his former coach’s name...
09/02/2014 - 1:18pm
CLARKSVILLE – Following the first test of the season, Clarksville head coach Heather Petersen has a better picture of where her team stands after a 3-0 loss to Rockford. And, the fact that the Warriors are a larger school, it gives her reason to hope in the 11-25, 19-25, 22-25 sweep. “They are not bad, they are a 2A school, and...
07/30/2014 - 10:52am
  FORT DODGE – Four North Butler seniors walked away winners with an 11-0 win in the Class 2A seventh place game on Wednesday, July 23 in the state softball tournament. It all started off with a home run blast by senior Lisa Feldman and didn’t stop until the Bearcats put the finishing touches on Corn Bowl Conference opponent...
07/29/2014 - 1:21pm
FORT DODGE – If given the chance, North Butler freshman pitcher Taylor Graven would have liked to start the Class 2A state quarterfinal all over again. Three errors in the first inning led to three unearned runs in a 3-0 loss to Earlham on Tuesday, July 22 at Fort Dodge. "I think we all had nerves going around," Graven said...
07/15/2014 - 2:43pm
CHARLES CITY – A redeeming moment for both North Butler coach Jeff Stirling and graduate Emily Dolan came in the bottom of the 10th inning on Monday, July 14 in the Class 2A regional final against Denver. Dolan, who missed last season because she was still recovering from an ACL injury, blasted the ball deep to left center to drive in...
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