Kristi Nixon

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 atmosphere, the fans cheering me on. It’s a great...
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...
02/17/2017 - 12:36am
DES MOINES - All three North Butler wrestlers will wrestle Friday with two on the front side after round one of the Class 1A state meet on Thursday. Dalton Nelson won by major decision over Don Bosco's Bryce Schares at 160, Brandon Trees earned a 3-2 decision against Kaden Kilburg of Lisbon at 152 and Bryce Trees came back from an opening...
02/14/2017 - 2:54pm
LAKE MILLS – North Butler four-time state qualifier Dalton Nelson will have a little company with first-time qualifiers, cousins Brandon Trees and Bryce Trees, when this week’s Class 1A state wrestling meet commences in Des Moines. The Well awaits the 160-pound two-time place winner who is fully recovered from a broken ankle that kept...
02/14/2017 - 2:43pm
ACKLEY – AGWSR coach Laurie Gann knew she was going to get North Butler’s best shot. She told her players not to be surprised if they were down early, possibly even at half, and they were down until mid-way through the second quarter. But her Cougars were just too good in the end in taking a 55-30 Class 1A regional opening win over...
02/14/2017 - 2:39pm
LATIMER – Perfect free throw shooting for Israel Rivera and Luke Rapp down the stretch helped the CAL boys basketball team complete the Iowa Star Conference season sweep of Clarksville on Tuesday, Feb. 7. The Cadets were 21-of-30 from the line overall, 12-of-17 in the fourth quarter with both Rivera and Luke Rapp 4-of-4 in the final quarter...
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