Sports

02/20/2018 - 12:04pm
DES MOINES – Winning the final match of his high school career, Brandon Trees of North Butler-Clarksville came up just one shy of the landmark 150 he was aiming for when the Class 1 A state meet started. The senior 170-pounder placed seventh with a 3-2 decision, getting the initial takedown of Gunnar Grunsted of Panorama that proved to be the difference on Saturday, Feb. 17.  “He...
02/20/2018 - 12:00pm
ACKLEY – When Class 1A eighth-ranked AGWSR opened with a 9-0 run to start this regional semifinal game against Clarksville, it was hard not to think the game was already decided. The Indians responded with an 8-0 run of their own to trail only by one by the end of the second quarter. However, the Cougars responded with a 15-5 second quarter...
02/20/2018 - 11:57am
GREENE – Both teams were battling like they knew what was at stake. But Mason City Newman had all of the answers for North Butler’s girls’ basketball team in the Class 1A Region 2 quarterfinal in a 69-53 win over the Bearcats on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at Greene. It ended the season for first-year coach Megan Neuendorf’s team with...
02/20/2018 - 11:51am
CLARKSVILLE – Leading 27-22 at the half, Clarksville boys’ basketball coach Ross Timmermans said his team lost its aggressiveness in the second half of a 67-45 loss to BCLUW in the Class 1A District 4 opener at home. Ben Waetjen scored 12 of his team-high 21 points in the first half, but everyone else struggled as the Indians finished...
02/13/2018 - 11:57am
DECORAH – Out of the Class 1A District 6 wrestling meet held at Luther College, only North Butler-Clarksville senior Brandon Trees emerged to wrestle another day among the Bearcats. The 170-pounder, ranked fifth in his weight class, finished district runner-up, winning his semifinal match against Wapsie Valley’s Ben Weepie by 7-2...
02/13/2018 - 11:54am
CLARKSVILLE – Clarksville used its pressure to force numerous turnovers against Waterloo Christian and record its record-setting 19th win of the season on Friday, Feb. 9. Chloe Ross led a foursome in double-figure scoring on the way to the 73-35 victory over the Regents. Not bad for only finding out she was playing the game less than seven...
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