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02/09/2016 - 1:51pm
HUDSON – Even though North Butler finished third as a team and placed all 12 of its 13 wrestlers in the top five, the Bearcats will advance only one wrestlers to this Saturday’s district meet hosted by Mason City at NIACC. Dalton Nelson, ranked sixth, emerged as the sectional champion with a 9-4 decision over No. 7 Chris Paulsen of Don Bosco at 152 pounds. Clarksville fared better...
02/09/2016 - 1:45pm
GREENE – Only 12 seconds into the second quarter and North Butler three-year starting guard Jenny Rottler went down with an ankle injury. At that point, the Bearcats held a 17-9 lead. After Rottler left for good, West Fork slapped on the pressure and North Butler didn’t handle it well, not scoring until the 3:53 mark in the second...
02/09/2016 - 1:41pm
GREENE – Game-planning for the top-ranked and undefeated West Fork boys’ basketball team got a little tougher the day before North Butler took on the Warhawks on Friday, Dec. 5. The Bearcats’ starting point guard Dylan Clipperton was injured in practice and was wearing street clothes for this Top of Iowa Conference game. While...
02/09/2016 - 1:36pm
CLARKSVILLE – More than what happened in the Clarksville girls’ non-conference basketball game against Rockford did Indians’ coach Joe Huck have to be proud of. His girls’ team assembled over the weekend to put together something that would honor former teammate Hannah Freerks and her father, who died of a heart attack on...
02/09/2016 - 1:33pm
CLARKSVILLE – Another fast start that brought promise was dashed for the Clarksville boys’ basketball team. The Indians opened with a 12-10 first quarter lead and extended it to 24-14, but Rockford made defensive changes that put coach Ross Timmermans’ team on its heels to fall behind 27-24 at half in an eventual 59-41 non-...
01/27/2016 - 3:36pm
GREENE – With the renaming of the North Butler annual wrestling meet to the Doug Trees Bearcat Invitational, coach Gordy Smith’s team tried its best to keep the title at home. The Bearcats came up a little short against Lake Mills to finish second, 157-145.5. Doug Trees, who was a four-time state finalist and two-time state champion...
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