Kristi Nixon

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 was leading up to that point. More on this story...
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...
02/25/2015 - 2:53pm
DES MOINES – Clarksville coach Tim Negen says he wishes he had 10 more wrestlers just like Skyler Popham. The senior 285-pounder reached the medal stand by finishing sixth in his only trip to the Class 1A state wrestling meet that concluded Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Arena. “Skyler Popham got on the stand, reached...
02/11/2015 - 4:50pm
GREENE – When Charles City got its biggest lead of the game – six – with six minutes left in this non-conference boys’ basketball game at North Butler, the Comets fatefully chose to play the stall game. It backfired in a big way as North Butler patiently stuck with its game plan to come back from a 28-21 deficit to beat the...
01/28/2015 - 12:14pm
GREENE – This is the team that North Butler boys’ basketball coach Dave Brown has been looking for all season. The Bearcats got the effort he was looking for in all facets from every player he put on the court in a 65-56 win over Corn Bowl opponent Rockford on Tuesday, Jan. 20. “I walked into the coaches’ office after...
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