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Brett Moffitt meets with the media at Iowa Speedway back in June, 2013. Moffitt took eighth place in the Folds of Honor Qwik Trip 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway last Sunday. FILE PHOTO/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Moffitt hopes solid Atlanta run opens more eyes

Mar 03, 2015 12:41pm

Brett Moffitt, 22-year-old race car driver from Grimes, made the best of an opportunity Sunday when he raced to an eighth-place finish in the Folds of Honor Qwik Trip 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...

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A-D-M's Zach Johnston flexes after winning in the semifinals on Friday night at the State Wrestling Tournament. Johnston will wrestle in the finals Friday night. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Johnston heads to the Finals for A-D-M

Feb 20, 2015 9:47pm

With Class 2A action in the books for Friday at the State Wrestling Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, the A-D-M wrestling team has one wrestler still in the hunt for a State...

DC-G's Cole Baker (bottom) fell in the semifinals to Southeast Polk's Ethan Anderson (top) at State on Friday. He will wrestle in the consolation semifinals Saturday morning. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee’s Allison back to 106-pound finals, DC-G’s Baker and Mulder fall in semis

Feb 20, 2015 6:03pm

Class 3A action of the State Wrestling Tournament is in the books for Friday at Wells Fargo Arena and will pick up again tomorrow with the consolation finals and semifinals.

Waukee’s Jakob...

A-D-M's Trevor Harsh (right) wrestles against Jordan Challen of Greene County in the quarterfinals at 138 pounds at the State Wrestling Tournament on Friday morning. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M’s Johnston and Harsh, DC-G’s Mulder and Baker, Waukee’s Allison advance to State semifinals

Updated: Feb 20, 2015 4:57pm

In Class 3A action, Jakob Allison of Waukee (106 pounds) and Zane Mulder of DC-G got things started in the quarterfinals of the State Wrestling Tournament and both got wins to advance to the...

A-D-M's Cole Bennett (top) tries to take down his opponent in the first round of the State Wrestling Tournament on Thursday. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Harsh, Johnston, Bennett moving on at State for Tigers

Feb 19, 2015 5:40pm

With the Class 2A first round and consolation first round in the books at the State Wrestling Tournament, the focus shifts to the quarterfinals on Friday. A-D-M’s Trevor Harsh, Zach Johnston and...

DC-G's Cole Baker (left) won his first-round match at the State Tournament on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals on Friday. He defeated Trevor Barry of Clinton by technical fall. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee and DC-G each have two wrestlers advance to quarterfinals

Updated: Feb 19, 2015 1:38pm

The State Wrestling Tournament is finally underway at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Class 3A action began at 9 a.m. this morning.

Both of Waukee’s wrestlers, Jakob Allison (106 pounds)...

A-D-M's Brianna Mueller (left) attempts to get the ball back after Carroll in bounded the ball. Mueller had 14 points in the game. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Tigers crush Carroll in first Regional game

Feb 18, 2015 10:12pm

The A-D-M girls’ basketball team got off to a hot start in Regional play on Wednesday night. They defeated Raccoon River Conference opponent Carroll by a score of 66-24 at A-D-M High School.

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Tigers close out regular season with a win

Feb 18, 2015 12:04pm

The Tigers finished the regular season on Friday, Feb. 13 and will head into the Regional Tournament on a winning note. They defeated Bondurant-Farrar in Bondurant by a score fo 56-43.

The...

Van Meter's Nicole Meyer (left) and Woodward-Granger's Dalaney Bice battle for a rebound on Tuesday night. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Bulldogs get past Hawks in first Regional matchup

Feb 17, 2015 10:36pm

The Van Meter and Woodward-Granger girls’ basketball teams have played each other three times this season, and the Regional quarterfinal matchup on Tuesday night was the closest game between them...

Van Meter's Mackenzie Roberts takes a shot in traffic against Des Moines Christian on Feb. 10. She leads the team in scoring with 17.4 point per game on average. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Bulldogs, Hawks set to battle in regional quarterfinals

Feb 17, 2015 11:59am

With a win over Audubon in the first round of the Regional tournament on Saturday, Feb. 14, Woodward-Granger has advanced to the Regional quarterfinals, where they will play against the Bulldogs...

Mustangs down Pella Christian by 16

Feb 16, 2015 5:01pm

With the end of the season near, the Dallas Center-Grimes boys’ basketball team got a big 16-point win over Little Hawkeye Conference opponent Pella Christian. The Mustangs won by a score of 68-52...

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