Kristi Nixon

12/06/2016 - 2:11pm
GREENE – In spite of three open weights, some tricky maneuvering has North Butler’s wrestlers even in six dual matches in the first week of the season. Bearcat coach Gordy Smith nearly pulled off a nifty dual win in the finale on Thursday, Dec. 1 at home against rival Nashua-Plainfield. However, in North Butler’s home debut, they lost to a loaded 2A top-10 Crestwood team (65-9...
11/29/2016 - 12:09pm
LATIMER – Forcing turnovers into points was the big key for Clarksville in its 62-19 season-opening road win over CAL on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The Indians came up with 27 steals, more than half converted into baskets or points from the free throw line as they opened 1-0, 1-0 in the Iowa Star North. “That is one thing with this group that...
11/22/2016 - 12:13pm
GREENE – A chance meeting turned into the chance of a lifetime for North Butler pitcher Taylor Graven. The career strikeout leader for the Bearcats signed to play softball at Division I school Western Kentucky on Friday, Nov. 18 at the high school. “My pitching coach actually has other pitchers from Iowa that play down there currently...
11/15/2016 - 1:17pm
DUMONT – Don’t call North Butler High School senior Kolton Heuer a rodeo clown. Heuer, 17, has spent the past few years working at what he calls cowboy protection bull fighting. “A lot of people get the misconception that I’m a rodeo clown,” Heuer said. “People in rodeo, if you say you are a rodeo clown, will...
11/01/2016 - 11:52am
FORT DODGE – Even better than she expected, Clarksville freshman Kori Wedeking earned a top-15 finish and a medal in her Class 1A state cross country debut. Running among the top-10 for nearly the whole race, a couple of quality runners passed her right at the finish line for 12th overall in 20 minutes, 23.4 seconds. “I think I did...
11/01/2016 - 11:50am
JANESVILLE – No matter what North Butler did against the defending state champions Janesville, the Bearcats were unable to make a dent in the armor of the top-ranked team in Class 1A. The results was a 25-11, 25-5, 25-19 sweep of the Bearcats at Janesville in the Region 5 semifinal on Thursday, Oct. 27. North Butler never led and tied the...
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