Sports

09/16/2014 - 1:58pm
GREENE – North Butler football could have thrown in the towel Friday in a Class A, District 3, opener versus Newman Catholic Friday. Trailing 16-0 at home, the Knights opened the second half with another score for a 24-0 advantage. However, something suddenly clicked for the Bearcats as Reid Lammers gave them nice field position on his kickoff return and Todd Dolan made a 40-yard...
07/30/2014 - 10:49am
DES MOINES – Clarksville outgoing senior Jackson Hendricks earned first team all-Central District in Class 1A, announced recently by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association. Hendricks batted .406 for the Indians, also fielding his position at centerfield well for coach Matt Finley’s squad. He collected 26 hits this...
07/29/2014 - 1:21pm
FORT DODGE – If given the chance, North Butler freshman pitcher Taylor Graven would have liked to start the Class 2A state quarterfinal all over again. Three errors in the first inning led to three unearned runs in a 3-0 loss to Earlham on Tuesday, July 22 at Fort Dodge. "I think we all had nerves going around," Graven said...
07/29/2014 - 1:13pm
  HAMPTON – Meyer Motor Sports closed out the 2014 Franklin County Fair with Figure 8 races that ran well Sunday evening. Area racers who won feature events included Clarksville’s Justin Wedeking, who took the open class feature, Phil Barnett and Jeremy Johnson, claiming the cruiser feature and Dumont’s Zach Lewis, who...
07/15/2014 - 2:43pm
CHARLES CITY – A redeeming moment for both North Butler coach Jeff Stirling and graduate Emily Dolan came in the bottom of the 10th inning on Monday, July 14 in the Class 2A regional final against Denver. Dolan, who missed last season because she was still recovering from an ACL injury, blasted the ball deep to left center to drive in...
07/15/2014 - 2:39pm
  CLARKSVILLE – When rain halted this game a little more than three weeks ago with CAL leading 2-1, it was far from over. Clarksville had a runner on with no outs in the bottom of the sixth inning. But Cadet junior Austin Guerrero simply picked up where he left off and completed the win for coach Ralph Bell’s squad. It...
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