Sports

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,...
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...
01/28/2015 - 12:03pm
CLARKSVILLE – The effort has been there all season, according to Clarksville boys basketball coach Ethan Lensch, and his Indians have been improving since the break, but their shots were off in a 52-36 loss to Valley Lutheran on Thursday, Jan. 22. Clarksville shots just 34 percent (16-for-46) from the field to fall to 0-14. “Last...
01/21/2015 - 3:50pm
GREENE – North Butler won all three of its wrestling duals handily on Parents’ Night during the final home duals of the season for the Bearcats. Coach Gordy Smith’s squad downed West Fork to start, 70-8, and then won identical 57-24 duals over Riceville and Mason City Newman on Thursday, Jan. 15. “Three good wins for...
01/14/2015 - 11:28am
CLARKSVILLE – After Clarksville’s wrestling team rallied from a 38-21 deficit to top Butler County rival North Butler, 39-38, North Butler coach Gordy Smith had to be feeling a little snake-bit. Especially adding insult to injury, the Bearcats had a 34-15 lead in their next dual of the Tuesday, Jan. 6 triangular against Dike-New...
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