Kristi Nixon

04/25/2017 - 12:14pm
GREENE – In an emotional ceremony before running commenced, the North Butler boys track & field team paused to honor long-time guidance counselor, track coach and official Kyle Marquard, naming the meet in his honor on Friday, April 21. Marquard was surrounded by family as he was presented with a plaque to cheers from the home crowd. He spoke briefly, thanking everyone for the honor and...
04/25/2017 - 12:03pm
GREENE – Even though Clarksville had to make a last-minute adjustment with its 4x100 relay, the Indians still managed a good time at the Kyle Marquard Invite at Greene on Friday, April 21. The usual third leg of the relay, freshman Deric Trees, was injured during the long jump and was forced out. His replacement, James Jacobson, did just...
04/11/2017 - 10:54am
HAMPTON – Even though before this meet, North Butler’s Nicole Heeren admitted to feeling a little sluggish, it didn’t stop her from pulling out a personal best in the shot put to take the individual title at the Lake Bulldogs Relays at Hampton. Heeren’s effort of 38 feet, 3.5 inches was good enough to win it and led the...
04/04/2017 - 11:31am
NASHUA – One is even stronger than the fall, another has discovered the ability to run individual sprints. Any way you look at it, Clarksville had a very good outing by both its girls and boys track & field teams at the West Fork Early Bird meet hosted by Nashua-Plainfield High School. Among the girls, freshman Kori Wedeking out-kicked...
02/21/2017 - 1:27pm
DES MOINES – Dalton Nelson had a most memorable ending to his memorable high school wrestling career. The North Butler senior worked overtime to claim fifth place at 160 pounds in Class 1A, finishing with 151 career wins for the Bearcats. “It’s been amazing,” Nelson said. “It’s been a hell of a ride. The...
02/21/2017 - 1:24pm
NASHUA – This one is going to hurt for a while. Clarksville’s boys basketball team trailed only three times in this Class 1A District 5 basketball opener: once in the first quarter, again with 31 seconds left and then when it mattered most: at the last second when Nashua-Plainfield’s Isaac Chambers drove right baseline to scoop...
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