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Cole Theisen pitches from the stretch against Southeast Valley. PHOTO BY CESAR J TOLEDO/THE PERRY CHIEF

Hawks baseball season recap

Jul 28, 2016 2:40pm

This past season under the tutelage of head coach Eric Evans, the Woodward-Granger Hawks baseball team finished with a record of 15-12.

In the West Central Conference they were six games...

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2016 has provided Waukee with plenty of reasons to smile. PHOTO BY JUSTIN JAGLER/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Dallas County postseason baseball preview

Updated: Jul 13, 2016 5:25pm

The regular season is in the books, and Dallas County’s baseball teams are gearing up for postseason play.

Van Meter

Van Meter kicked things off first in Class 2A with a victory over...

Dallas Center-Grimes wrestlers at camp. Back row, left to right: Luke Fisher, Ben Fisher, Zach Needham, Karter Jorgenson, Jacob Murillo and Ty Chambers. Middle row, left to right: Brett Clark, Bryce Murano, Zak Custard, Harrison Livingston, Ethan Flynn, Jeremy Spellman, Jacob Majava, Zane Mulder, Matt Murray and Ethan Kovaloski. Front row, left to right: Ayden Kovaleski, Max Tracy, Cole Smith, Peyton Braunschweig, Tucker Chambers, Griffin Behr, Gavin Moran and Connor Dalton. Not pictured: Rowan Collins PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

DC-G participates in Luther’s Team Wrestling Camp

Updated: Jul 13, 2016 5:25pm

DECORAH, Iowa—The Dallas Center-Grimes High School wrestling team participated in the 2016 Luther College Team Wrestling Camp in Decorah, Iowa.

The 2016 Luther wrestling camps, directed by...

Rachel Lowary of DC-G winds up for a pitch against Perry on Tuesday. PHOTO BY CESAR J TOLEDO/THE PERRY CHIEF

Fillies’ season ends in Perry

Updated: Jul 13, 2016 5:25pm

In 2016, Dallas Center-Grimes softball displayed flashes of brilliance. Other times, the Fillies struggled. Their experience in the regional tournament reflected both of these tendencies.


Cole Theisen earns a strike-out against a Jaguar hitter. Photo by Cesar J Toledo.

Season ends in close contest

Updated: Jul 24, 2016 4:36pm

The Woodward-Granger Hawks’ (15-12) season came to an end in a close 7-6 district baseball game versus the Southeast Valley Jaguars (17-13).

On July 12, both teams traveled to Ogden, which...

Waukee's Sarah Schaefer delivers a pitch on June 30. She allowed one unearned run in Waukee's loss to Fort Dodge on Saturday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN JAGLER/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee’s season ends in extra innings against Fort Dodge

Updated: Jul 13, 2016 5:25pm

Waukee softball cruised through most of the regular season and collected 34 wins in 2016. However, the Warriors’ season came to a halt in regional competition.

On Saturday, Waukee was...

Molly Jacobsen of A-D-M fires a strike in her 20 strikeout performance on Tuesday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN JAGLER/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Tigers fall one game short of state tournament

Updated: Jul 13, 2016 5:25pm

By all accounts, Adel-DeSoto-Minburn softball had a stellar regular season. The Class 4A No. 3 Tigers brought momentum to the postseason and took care of Denison-Schleswig on Saturday.


Van Meter's Bailey Richards winds up in the Bulldogs' regional victory over Fort Dodge St. Edmond on June 6. PHOTO BY JUSTIN JAGLER/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Richards lifts Van Meter softball to state tournament

Updated: Jul 13, 2016 5:25pm

Van Meter softball proved its worth on the field in regionals, and now the Bulldogs are heading to the state tournament.

Most recently, Van Meter defeated Eddyville-Blakesburg in a 10-inning...

Reese Jamison delivers a strike against Colfax-Mingo. Contributed photo by Jodi Jamison.

McConahay’s four RBIs leads Hawks

Jul 11, 2016 11:01am

On senior night, the Woodward-Granger Hawks (15-11) closed out their season with a 6-3 win over the visiting Colfax-Mingo Tiger-Hawks (14-15).


Wheelers drive through Hawks

Jul 08, 2016 3:00pm

The Woodward-Granger Hawks (14-11) lost a close 2-1 non-conference match against the visiting Audubon Wheelers (19-8).

On July 7, after tying the game at one all in the bottom of the sixth,...

Dalaney Bice tosses a strike against the South Hamilton Hawks. Photo by Cesar J Toledo.

Comeback chance halted

Updated: Jul 13, 2016 5:25pm

The Woodward-Granger Hawks (20-13) hope of moving on to extra postseason play was crushed by the visiting South Hamilton Hawks (19-11) in a 5-4 extra inning contest.

On July 6, a game that...

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