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Author: Jeff Linder | March 19, 2014 | No comments

INDEPENDENCE -- Rod Conrad has resigned as head girls basketball coach at Independence High School after all.Athletics Director Rob Arnold confirmed that he received Conrad's resignation Wednesday morning."I fully respect his decision but was hopeful for a different outcome," Arnold told The Gazette via Twitter.Conrad ...

Author: Jeff Linder | March 12, 2014 | No comments

INDEPENDENCE -- According to Independence Athletics Director Rob Arnold, only one of the five girls' basketball coaches on the staff has officially resigned.Head Coach Rod Conrad has submitted a letter of resignation, but Arnold is holding it until Wednesday, and said Conrad's letter of resignation ...

Author: By Brady Smith, KCRG | March 10, 2014 | No comments

By Brady Smith, KCRGINDEPENDENCE -- All five girls basketball coaches for Independence schools announced their resignations on Friday last week. Assistant coach Rob Ratchford said Monday that he and the other four coaches made that decision, after dealing with a recent string of unreasonable accusations ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | February 21, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES – Just one more to go.That’s what finalists at the state wrestling tournament face headed into the final day on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena.And when you strip away team colors, rankings and records, many have one major thing in common: a long ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | February 21, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES – On Thursday, Independence’s Kyle Fank hit the mat for his first state tournament match.The jitters and nervousness were bubbling at the surface, but he shook them off to advance to the Class 2A 182-pound quarterfinals.On Friday, those jitters were long gone, and ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | February 19, 2014 | No comments

DES MOINES – Through four matches of the third place dual of the Class 2A state dual tournament last night, the Independence wrestling team stared at a 19-0 deficit.But the Mustangs, ever the comeback kids, fought back like they have all year to take the ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 19, 2014 | No comments

It seems fitting that when Carter Happel was in practice when being named one of the state’s best wrestlers.He received a text from his father, Dean, who was in Des Moines for the announcement, and turned his attention back to the honor that means most ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 11, 2014 | No comments

MANCHESTER – Independence opened the season with a brand new wrestling facility with fancy state of the art features.The Mustangs have a new banner to hang on the wall.Ninth-ranked Independence beat No. 5 West Delaware, 32-30, in the finals of the Iowa High School Athletic ...

Author: K.J. Pilcher | February 10, 2014 | No comments

 West Delaware might have a different lineup, experienced some different results, but the goals remain the same.Despite losing eight seniors to graduation from last year’s roster that posted back-to-back runner-up finishes at State Duals, the Hawks aspire continue the team success.“Our goal at the beginning ...

Author: Jeremiah Davis | February 1, 2014 | No comments

INDEPENDENCE – The Wamac Conference wrestling tournament has a long history.Fifty-five years of wrestling tournaments were held before last night’s in Independence, but none were as close as the 56th edition of the meet.For the first time in conference tournament history, the meet ended with ...

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