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Fisher earns silver

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DES MOINES — Kiersten Fisher completed her second state meet with two more medals here Saturday, including a silver in the 100. Fisher, a sophomore for Southeast Valley, followed up her state championship performance on Friday in the high jump by running 13.07 in the 2A 100, finishing only ...

Busy, productive day for N-F girls

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DES MOINES — For many, Friday was an extra-long day at the state track and field meet. That was definitely the case for Newell-Fonda’s Bailey Sievers, Macy Sievers and Maggie Walker. All three Mustang runners ran on the third-place distance medley relay in the first event of the ...

Kunert fourth for Wildcats

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DES MOINES — Joseph Kunert knew he had one race left as a member of the Humboldt track team. And the senior put everything he had into it. Kunert placed fourth in the Class 3A 1600-meter run here Saturday inside Drake Stadium, with teammate Quinton Orr earning a medal in eighth. The ...

North Union’s Hagebock golden

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DES MOINES — Elliott Hagebock continued to defy even himself Friday at the state track meet. The North Union senior cleared 6-foot-6 to win the Class 1A high jump title, putting a cap on a career that included a fourth place medal last season. “Honestly, this means the world to me,” ...

Dodger boys add two medals

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DES MOINES — The Fort Dodge boys track team finished off their state meet with two more medals to add to the collection. Tyler Schreier was eighth in the Class 4A 100-meter dash, with the FDSH 4x100 relay placed eighth here Saturday inside Drake Stadium. Schreier, Brycen Bell, Sam Daniel ...

Triton players honored

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Bre Tjebben, Cheyenne Andersen and Sophie Cave were all named to the Region XI softball first team. The Iowa Central trio were joined on the second team by Payton Adwell, Parker Mathews and Gabi Bingham. Tjebben, a freshman coming off an all-state season at Fort Dodge Senior High, hit .443 ...

Porter first team all-region

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Iowa Central sophomore baseball player Devin Porter was named first team all-region, the league announced recently. Porter was the lone Triton named to the first team with Eddy Noguera, Alberto Ortiz and Albert Mora securing second team status. Jayden Maifeld, Brenden Roder and Nathin ...

HAVE A DAY, TREY

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DES MOINES — The fact that Trey Engen sacrificed some of his own energy this week to run the two-mile and help Algona should come as no surprise. Engen, one of the favorites to capture the Class 3A 1600-meter run, surprised even himself by cruising to gold in the 3200 here Thursday inside ...

FEHR GAME

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DES MOINES — Rachel Fehr made history for West Bend-Mallard here Thursday evening. Fehr, a sophomore, won the Class 1A 400-meter dash in a time of 56.92 for the school’s first-ever state title in an individual running event as boiling temperatures hit the blue oval inside Drake ...

Daughter of FDSH grad ready for nationals

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EVANSTON, Ill. — Nearly a full year ago, Skyler Shellmyer was preparing for her senior season with the Urbandale softball team. Now, she’s set to help Northwestern University begin the quest to win a national title on the diamond. The Wildcats were selected as one of 16 top seeds for ...

Shelly, Schreier strong

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DES MOINES — Charlie Shelly grabbed his second medal in the 400 here Thursday night right before the state meet was called due to weather. Shelly, a St. Edmond junior, finished fourth in a time of 50.09 to better his fifth place performance from a season ago. Both Fort Dodge’s Tyler ...

Schnurr secures silver for Bears

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DES MOINES — TJ Schnurr wanted to cap his Bishop Garrigan career off in style on Thursday at the state track meet. It just didn’t quite happen. Schnurr finished second in the Class 1A shot put with a throw of 53-0.50, as Lawton-Bronson’s Zach Verzani won at 54-3.25. Alex Mammen, a BGHS ...

MNW’s Wood takes 6th in shot put

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DES MOINES — Lexi Wood was an inch away from competing at the state track meet in the shot put last year. Wood, a Manson Northwest Webster sophomore, followed up her dominating throw at the district qualifier by placing sixth here in Class 1A Thursday at Drake Stadium. “It just lit a fire ...

N-F boys join state golf field

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The Newell-Fonda boys golf team advanced to the state tournament after finishing as runner up in a Class 1A district meet at Lakeside on Thursday. Newell-Fonda’s Hogan Henrich was the meet runner up as well. Harris-Lake Park shot a 324 to win the district meet and Graettinger-Terril’s ...

Tritons begin pursuit at nationals

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HOBBS, N.M. — The Iowa Central men’s and women’s track teams began action at the NJCAA Div. I Outdoor Track and Field Championships here Thursday. Through four events scored, the Triton men are second with 21 points and the women are third with 15. Akeem Bradshaw had the highest ...

Dodger Treep 8th in CIML Iowa golf meet

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MASON CITY — Fort Dodge’s Anne Treep placed eighth at the CIML Iowa Conference Invitational on Thursday at the Mason City Country Club. Treep carded an 83, finishing just seven strokes away from runner-up honors. Paige Hoffman of West Des Moines Valley was the meet medaist with an even-par ...

Dodgers prepare for state track

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DES MOINES — Kacee Gollob knew she didn’t want to let her final chance to compete for Fort Dodge slip through the cracks. So, the Iowa Central volleyball commit elected to return to track for her senior season. The decision paid off by qualifying for the Class 4A shot put here on Friday ...

Unfinished Business

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DES MOINES — Sean Newell remembers the disappointment felt last year at state track. Now, the St. Edmond senior is hoping to finish his career with a memorable weekend here inside Drake Stadium. The Gaels qualified a total of five individuals and seven relays between the boys and girls ...

Fisher, area girls ready for blue oval

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DES MOINES — Kiersten Fisher was far from pleased with her performance at the Drake Relays earlier this spring. Now, the Southeast Valley sophomore gets the chance to leave Drake Stadium with better results. Fisher qualified for the Class 2A state meet in four events. She will be ...

Schnurr ready for state shot

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DES MOINES — TJ Schnurr waited three years to claim a district track title. The Bishop Garrigan senior secured his first championship last week, setting a school-record with a throw of 55-4.5 in the shot put. “Qualifying for state my senior year is pretty awesome,” Schnurr said. ...