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Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | April 22, 2010 | 2 comments

DES MOINES — Four more weeks.That’s how much longer Hannah Willms will compete in the high jump.It’s a shame. She’s the best ever in Iowa. And she’s the best this year in the nation.Willms extended her all-time Iowa best Thursday afternoon, clearing the bar at ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | December 16, 2009 | No comments

CHICAGO -- Hannah Willms of Dike-New Hartford is the Gatorate Iowa Volleyball Player of the Year.Willms, a 6-foot senior bound for Iowa State, collected 544 kills and 277 digs this season as Dike-New Hartford finished 41-4 and reached the state tournament.

Author: Angie Holmes | December 12, 2009 | 1 comment

SOLON — Kevin Miller’s road to coaching success wasn’t a straight path, but the destination was nearly inevitable.Baseball introduced him to coaching. Basketball seemed like a natural fit. Football, however, is where Miller made his mark and achieved success in coaching.Miller recently completed his ninth ...

Author: Angie Holmes | November 12, 2009 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Orange and Black are back, and they’re making it memorable in case they don’t return for another 33 years.Sheldon qualified for the IGHSAU state tournament for the first time since 1976 and scored an impressive, 23-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-14 Class 2A ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | November 12, 2009 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Orange and Black are back, and they’re making it memorable in case they don’t return for another 33 years.Sheldon qualified for the IGHSAU state tournament for the first time since 1976 and scored an impressive, 23-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-14 Class 2A ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 10, 2009 | No comments

CEDAR RAPIDS — So, which is it? Is it volleyball, the sport that will pay her way through college? Or is it track and field, the sport that has treated her to numerous state championships? Which is Hannah Willms’ best sport? If you ask her father ... neither. “I have ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 9, 2009 | No comments

Enrollment shifts have allowed a convergence of stars to align in Class 2A.There’s Mount Vernon, which dropped a class after earning 3A runner-up finishes in 2007 and 2008.There’s Wapsie Valley, which bumped up a class after winning 1A crowns in 2006 and 2007.And of course, ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | November 9, 2009 | No comments

Class 2A state volleyball capsules, in bracket order: IKM-MANNINGNickname: WolvesCoach: Kathy Lage (25th year, 484-178)Record and ranking: 33-5, No. 9State tournament history: 2nd appearance. Manning qualified seven times.Probable starters3 Ashley Lage 5-5 Jr. S15 Alex Halbur 5-11 Jr. OH9 Shelby Hansen 5-9 Sr. OH7 Liz Halbur ...

Author: Jennifer Hemmingsen | October 30, 2009 | No comments

A thumbnail sketch on the Class 1A girls' race at the state cross country meet Saturday at Lakeside Golf Course, Fort Dodge.Time: 2 p.m.Individual race: It looks like a duel between Audrey Griffin of Clinton Prince of Peace and Katy Moen of Wapsie Valley, who finished ...

Author: Alberto Paez | August 28, 2009 | 1 comment

PARKERSBURG — A red wave of Aplington-Parkersburg fans applauded in unison last night as their Falcons jogged off the field at halftime.Nestled among the nearly 4,000 fans who packed Ed Thomas Field were about a dozen sporting similar red T-shirts that read “Becker.”On a night ...

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