Sports

04/24/2018 - 9:57am
GREENE – Morgan Arjes has always wanted to attend Wartburg College. After signing to run track with the Knights, the North Butler senior will also get to compete for the school. One of the many reasons why she chose the Waverly school was its proximity to home. “Really, it was only between Wartburg and Central,” Arjes said. “I eliminated a lot of choices and Wartburg was...
04/17/2018 - 11:21am
IOWA FALLS – North Butler finally was able to compete in an outdoor meet after a most uncooperative Spring season weather-wise, finishing ninth in the 12-team Gerry Lenguadoro Cadet Relays on Tuesday, April 10. The Bearcats’ top finish at the meet was Chase Eiklenborg’s discus effort of 118 feet, 1 inch to place fourth in the...
04/16/2018 - 2:19pm
CLARKSVILLE – It’s been a crazy last few weeks for Clarksville sophomore Emma Poppe. The Indians’ four-sport athlete has been back-and-forth from Hollywood a few times while her older sister, Maddie Poppe, has reached the top-24 and the live shows on American Idol. Meanwhile, she waits for the snow to stop and the weather to warm...
03/27/2018 - 10:32am
WAVERLY – Two different North Butler track & field girl athletes finished among the top-six in events at the third and final Wartburg Indoor high school meet of the season. Morgan Arjes raced to sixth in the 400-meter run in 1 minute, 7.04 seconds and Nicole Heeren tied for sixth in the shot put with an effort of 35 feet, 11 inches....
03/27/2018 - 10:29am
WAVERLY – Clarksville’s Kori Wedeking picked up where she left off in the distance events from last track season, taking a pair of top-five finishes in the 1,500 and 3,000. In the latter event, Wedeking led all but the bell lap to finish runner-up to Central City’s Emily Staal by a little more than a second at 11:20.10. Wedeking...
03/06/2018 - 12:01pm
GARNER – North Butler senior Dylan Clipperton was voted to the Top of Iowa East Conference first team for the second straight year. The Bearcat guard was among the top-10 in the conference scoring, averaging 12 points per game for coach Dave Brown’s team. He also was top-10 in assists and steals, the last of which he broke his school...
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