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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. PHOTO BY BILL HAGLUND/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Moffitt’s opportunities continue with Vickers sidelined

Mar 25, 2015 10:49am

At times, when misfortune befalls one, fortune finds another.

That’s been the case, at least in recent weeks, for 22-year-old would-be fulltime NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brett Moffitt...

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The Warriors celebrate with the State Championship trophy by showing it off to the student section after beating West Des Moines Valley 72-58 in the Championship game on Saturday, March 7 at Wells Fargo Arena. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee girls claim first State Title in school history

Mar 08, 2015 12:48am

The Warriors finally know what it’s like to win the last game of the season.

For the first time in school history the Waukee girls’ basketball team claimed the Class 5A State Championship...

Waukee's Ellie Cavanaugh takes a shot against Dowling Catholic on Friday afternoon in the State semifinals. She finished with seven points and eight rebounds. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee girls in Championship game for the first time

Mar 06, 2015 4:57pm

For the first time in school history, the Waukee girls’ basketball team will play for a State Championship on the last day of the Girls’ State Basketball Tournament. They will play West Des Moines...

Waukee's Reilly Jacobson goes up for a layup in the first round of the State Girls Basketball Tournament on Wednesday night. She had 12 points and 10 rebounds as the Warriors beat Cedar Falls 61-47 to move on to the semifinals. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee notches first-round win over Cedar Falls at State

Mar 04, 2015 10:42pm

It was a tight game throughout, but in the end Cedar Falls couldn’t keep up with the No. 2 Waukee girls’ basketball team in the first round of the State Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des...

DC-G's Lexi Rosa, shown playing against Grinnell earlier this year, was a first-team All-Little Hawkeye Conference selection. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Six Fillies recognized with All-Conference honors

Updated: Mar 04, 2015 3:28pm

The All-Little Hawkeye girls’ basketball teams have been announced and six players from Dallas Center-Grimes have been honored. The Fillies had two first-team selections, two second-team...

Waukee's Talia Buss runs in last year's CIC meet at Waukee Stadium. Buss won the 55 meter dash and the 200 meter dash at the indoor meet at Wartburg College in Waverly on Tuesday. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee gets indoor track season started at Wartburg

Mar 04, 2015 3:04pm

Track and field season is beginning in the state of Iowa and the Waukee boys and girls track teams got started on Tuesday as they participated in an indoor invitational at Wartburg college. The...

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There’s a lack of tournament experience

Mar 04, 2015 1:30pm

The five schools in the Dallas County News coverage area (A-D-M, Dallas Center-Grimes, Van Meter, Waukee and Woodward-Granger) have a rich history in many sports. Whether their sport be baseball,...

The Warriors made their claim on a 2015 State Qualifier banner on Tuesday night. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee advances to State with win over Valley

Updated: Mar 04, 2015 11:16am

It took a big swing in the second half, but the Waukee boys’ basketball team is heading to the State Tournament next week. The Warriors beat West Des Moines Valley 65-47 at Johnston High School on...

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...

The DC-G boys' basketball team celebrates with the State Qualifier banner after beating Perry 73-70 in overtime in Johnston on Monday night. The Mustangs will play in the State Tournament next week in Des Moines. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

DC-G heading for the State Tournament with win over Perry

Updated: Mar 03, 2015 11:42am

It was a scene very similar to the Substate finals last year for the Dallas Center-Grimes boys’ basketball team as they played in the Substate finals again this year. The court was at Johnston...

Waukee's Anthony Nelson attempts a layup over defenders from Johnston. Nelson had a game-high 22 points against the Dragons. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee advances in substate with win over Johnston

Updated: Feb 27, 2015 10:05pm

It was a long time to wait, 364 days, since the Waukee boys’ basketball team was upset by Urbandale in the first round of last year’s Substate tournament on Feb. 28, 2014. On Friday night, the...

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