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01/17/2017 - 1:56pm
HAMPTON – North Butler’s wrestling team was strong before and it got even more so with the return of its Class 1A No. 7-ranked senior 160-pounder Dalton Nelson. Nelson returned after sitting the first half of the season while recovering from a broken ankle. What is scary is the fact that North Butler head coach says he is only going to get better. “He’s got a ways to go,...
12/20/2016 - 3:28pm
CLARKSVILLE – If anyone could point out the key in Clarksville’s 80-31 makeup game loss to Colo-Nesco on Monday, Dec. 19 it would easily be rebounding. The Indians gave up numerous offensive boards to the Royals for put-backs in a game that had them in a 25-point deficit at halftime. “Not up until tonight,” Clarksville...
12/20/2016 - 3:25pm
CLARKSVILLE – Prepared as Clarksville was for Friday’s clash against Class 1A No. 4 Colo-Nesco and its pressure on the inbounds, the Indians were less so in the makeup game on Monday, Dec. 19. The Royals (7-1, 7-0 Iowa Star North) particularly turned the pressure up in the second half of their 60-29 win over the Indians. That pressure...
12/13/2016 - 1:51pm
HAMPTON – A little moving wrestlers around for weight classes aided the Clarksville wrestling team to gain one dual victory out of three at Hampton on Tuesday, Dec. 6. With three open weights, the Indians were able to position themselves to come back against the host school in the middle of three duals to take the 39-36 win for coach Caleb...
12/06/2016 - 2:11pm
GREENE – In spite of three open weights, some tricky maneuvering has North Butler’s wrestlers even in six dual matches in the first week of the season. Bearcat coach Gordy Smith nearly pulled off a nifty dual win in the finale on Thursday, Dec. 1 at home against rival Nashua-Plainfield. However, in North Butler’s home debut, they...
12/06/2016 - 2:07pm
ELDORA – Clarksville started the 2016-17 wrestling season with one dual win and a pair of losses on Tuesday, Nov. 29. The Indians lost to Butler County rival North Butler 45-30 to open, fell to the host school South Hardin-BCLUW 47-24 before taking a commanding win over Turkey Valley 57-6. The entire story appears in the Dec. 8 print edition...
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