STATE TRACK: Clarksville long jumper finishes 17th

DES MOINES — Senior Spencer Gray, of Clarksville, took 17th in Class 1A long jumping with an 18 foot, 9 inch leap Thursday morning at State Track. Continue reading STATE TRACK: Clarksville long jumper finishes 17th

N-P, North Butler boys golf teams advance to Districts

NASHUA — Nashua-Plainfield and North Butler’s boys golf teams advanced to District play by finishing second and third on Thursday at sections. The Nashua Town and Country Club hosted the meet. Due to the impending weather forecast for Friday, the section’s schools decided to move the tournament up a day. Here are the results: Team Standings 1 Don Bosco – 335 *District Qualifier 2 Nashua-Plainfield – 363 *District Qualifier 3 North Butler – 373 *District Qualifier 4 Tripoli – 375 5 Clarksville – 438 6 Dunkerton – 481 7 Riceville – 495 Medalist – Sloan Barron (Don Bosco) – 73 … Continue reading N-P, North Butler boys golf teams advance to Districts

Osage boys win Top of Iowa East Division golf tournament

SHEFFIELD — The Osage boys golf team captured first Monday at the Top of Iowa Conference East Division Boys Golf Tournament held Monday, May 7, at Ridge Stone Golf Club in Sheffield. In individual action, Austin Eckenrod of Newman Catholic won a playoff against Drew Olson of Osage for medalist. They both shot 75. The final team standings are: Osage – 350 St. Ansgar – 363 West Fork – 365 Newman Catholic – 366 Rockford – 370 North Butler – 376 Nashua-Plainfield – 381 Central Springs – 438 Northwood-Kensett – 455 Individual (1st Team All-Conference) Medalist – Austin Eckenrod (Newman) … Continue reading Osage boys win Top of Iowa East Division golf tournament

First two games teach CCHS soccer key lessons

Full audio report:  WAVERLY — This first season of high school soccer is a learning experience for Charles City players, coaches and fans alike. Tuesday was full of lessons to build on as the Comets prepare for their next game, which is Thursday against Garner-Hayfield/Ventura. Tuesday’s game against Waverly-Shell Rock was originally scheduled to be at Comet Stadium, which remains under a blanket of snow. Charles City received 3 1/2 more inches of snow Sunday. It was moved to Waverly, where the Go-Hawks broke out the shovels and cleared a field, said Waverly-Shell Rock athletic director Dave Litterer, who congratulated … Continue reading First two games teach CCHS soccer key lessons

Nashua-Plainfield golf begins season April 2 in CC

The golf season opens for Nashua-Plainfield girls and boys on April 2 in Charles City. Below are the schedules, as well as the possible returning rosters and their 2017 statistics. Girls 2018 roster Megan Cerwinske, senior 2017 varsity stats 9-hole avg.: 55.56; low: 51 18-hole avg.: 109; low: 107 Miranda Crabtree, senior 2017 varsity stats 9-hole avg.: 58.67; low: 51 18-hole avg.: 103.5; low: 99 Nicole Harrington, senior 2017 varsity stats 9-hole avg.: 57.89; low: 50 18-hole avg.: 113; low: 99 Keagan Betsinger, junior 2017 varsity stats 9-hole avg.: 57.89; low: 53 18-hole avg.: 112; low: 112 Abby Poppe, junior … Continue reading Nashua-Plainfield golf begins season April 2 in CC