Kristi Nixon

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’s Jacob Hoch with a 2-1 decision on Saturday,...
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...
01/28/2015 - 12:11pm
CLARKSVILLE – Brittney Litterer got her birthday celebration started off right. The junior Clarksville post player celebrated the day with a double-double, 14 points and 10 rebounds in limited minutes for a 49-22 rout of Valley Lutheran on Thursday, Jan. 22 at home. It was the fifth straight win for the Indians, three coming on the...
01/28/2015 - 12:08pm
GREENE – In its best-played game of the season, North Butler’s girls’ basketball team held a lead on previously-ranked Rockford for nine solid minutes in an eventual 51-34 loss to the Warriors on Tuesday, Jan. 20. Senior guard Jenny Rottler started out the game hot, hitting all three of her three-pointers in the first quarter...
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