Kristi Nixon

05/27/2015 - 12:23pm
DES MOINES – Despite throwing two straight personal bests in the discus final, North Butler’s Haley Landers couldn’t hide her disappointment at finishing third in the Class 1A event on Friday, May 22. Last year’s state runner-up, Landers entered this year’s field with the top throw and the favorite. “I’m really upset for coming up short,” Landers...
05/19/2015 - 3:01pm
NORTHWOOD – Dan Mouw will be one of the first to admit that he didn’t set out to run 800s. But he will be along for the ride as the second leg of North Butler’s district winning 4x800 that is the fifth seed heading into the Class 1A state track & field meet in Des Moines this week. “We all came ready to roll,”...
05/19/2015 - 2:49pm
CONRAD – Clarksville went from never winning an Iowa Star Conference girls’ golf title to winning three straight. The Indians’ 424 bested the rest of the competition at the conference meet hosted by GMG at Conrad’s Oakwood Golf Course on Monday, May 11. “We are playing the best girls’ golf right now that we have...
04/15/2015 - 2:22pm
HAMPTON – Haley Landers of North Butler saved her best for last. The junior thrower for the Bearcats had a final effort in the discus of 118 feet, 10 inches, which won the event at the Lady Bulldog Classic on Friday, April 10 in Hampton. She needed that throw to surpass the host school’s Madison Mason, who had already thrown 113-6 and...
03/24/2015 - 10:28am
CLARKSVILLE – Zach Sommerfelt cleared 20 feet even in the long jump to win the Wartburg Indoor title on Tuesday, March 17 at Waverly. It was Sommerfelt’s best effort so far in the early indoor season. There were, however, some doubts that he achieved the feat without scratching, but the jump counted. “I wasn’t there...
02/25/2015 - 2:57pm
DES MOINES – Honestly, Caleb Wedeking claims to not have a lick of talent. But the North Butler senior wrestler went out with a win in the consolation championship at 160 pounds in Class 1A, finished with three top-four medals overall and more than 150 career wins. He did so by avenging his only loss in the tournament, to Southeast Warren...
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