Jake Ryder

02/19/2018 - 9:24pm

JESUP – Dike-New Hartford girls basketball coach Bruce Dall got a lot of texts when the regional postseason pairings were released.

 

The Wolverines were going to have to beat the top-ranked, undefeated North Linn Lynx to reach the state tournament.

 

"'Oh, you got North Linn, that sucks, that's tough,'" said Dall, paraphrasing...

02/17/2018 - 10:43pm
DES MOINES – Chase Arends' senior season ended in 52 seconds in Des Moines on Saturday night.   In spite of that, Arends isn't sure he'll ever experience something like being center stage at Wells Fargo Arena, face-to-face with a good friend in Jesup's Brian Sadler with the 285-pound title on the line.   "It...
02/16/2018 - 10:26pm
DES MOINES -- Chase Arends and Brian Sadler will see their wrestling lives come full circle on Saturday night.   The heavyweights from Dike-New Hartford and Jesup will be part of the main event of the championship session that begins at 6 p.m. with the grand march, followed by finals for all three classes.   Arends and Sadler go way, way...
02/15/2018 - 9:39pm
DES MOINES – All of the state qualifiers from Grundy Register-area wrestling teams survived the first day of the state tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Thursday, with heavyweights Chase Arends of Dike-New Hartford and Ryne Fuller of SH-BCLUW winning their first matches of the tournament in the 1A and 2A brackets, respectively...
02/13/2018 - 2:06pm
GRUNDY CENTER – Brent Thoren saw last Wednesday's National Signing Day as a culmination of hard work from coaches, players and parents.   Grundy Center's football head coach spoke with pride about each of the athletes that committed to playing football at the next level in a special ceremony that brought four Spartans and their...
02/13/2018 - 1:38pm
Two wrestlers from South Hardin-BCLUW's wrestling team and one each from Dike-New Hartford, AGWSR and Aplington-Parkersburg/Grundy Center will compete at this week's state tournament, beginning Thursday morning at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.   Here's the schedule for the state meet and when area wrestlers will hit the mat for...
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