Sports

12/05/2017 - 1:21pm
GREENE – For the first time in 10 years, North Butler’s boys’ basketball team has started the season 3-0. It took surviving a scrappy North Iowa team on Saturday, Dec. 2 to do so, getting a late basket by Dylan Clipperton and a last-second steal by Chase Eiklenborg for the 39-37 victory. Bearcat coach Dave Brown said he didn’t know the last time his team had started so...
11/14/2017 - 12:53pm
CLARKSVILLE – Since Clarksville and North Butler wrestling programs have only recently agreed to share wrestling with North Butler hosting the high school program, Clarksville is the home to its middle school team. Clarksville middle school coach Bob Goeller and his assistant, Travis Holm, are in charge of 14 total wrestlers from both...
11/14/2017 - 12:49pm
GREENE – North Butler senior Brandon Trees and junior Rhett Lammers were North Butler’s two first team all-district football players voted to the Class A District 3 team, announced late last week. Trees, a senior, led the Bearcats in tackles with 47 and was second to Lammers in rushing (580-494). Lammers tallied seven touchdowns for...
11/08/2017 - 10:53am
GREENE – North Butler Class 1A state discus champion Nicole Heeren signed a national letter of intent to throw for Division II Wayne State College out of Nebraska this (Wednesday) morning. Heeren, who was also the Class 1A shot put runner-up last year, said that the school was the right fit for her. A full story will run in the Nov. 16 print...
11/07/2017 - 11:25am
GREENE – North Butler junior Emy Osterbuhr claimed first team all-conference honors in the Top of Iowa East Conference, announced recently. The hitter for the Bearcats was among one the top-10 kills leaders in the conference (166) and top-three in blocks (105). She was joined by two teammates on the second team, senior hitter Nicole Heeren...
10/31/2017 - 11:22am
FORT DODGE – It had to be the shoes. Running to a career-best time of 19 minutes, 47.3 seconds, Clarksville sophomore Kori Wedeking repeated her feat of finishing top-15 to earn a medal in the Class 1A state cross country meet.' “I wore different shoes this time,” Wedeking said, “and my coach (Ralph Longus) said my feet...
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