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Carlie Littlefield of Waukee dribbles around a defender from Cedar Rapids Kennedy in the season opener on Tuesday night. The Warriors won 49-43 in the season opener at Waukee Field House. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Defending champs open 2015 season with a win

Nov 25, 2015 3:55pm

When the defending Girls’ State Basketball Champions enter the next year with three of its top scorers back on the court with the team, the opposing teams know who they need to key in on. In the...

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VM's Anthony Lowman, shown catching the ball on a kickoff against the Roadrunners earlier this year, returned a punt for a touchdown and had three receiving touchdowns against Manson-Northwest Webster last Wednesday. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Van Meter topples Manson-NW Webster in first round

Oct 29, 2015 1:14pm

The Van Meter football team didn’t have much trouble getting a win in the first round of the State Playoffs and advancing to the second round. The Bulldogs beat Manson-Northwest Webster 48-13 in...

DC-G's Anthony Jacobsen throws a defender to the ground to get extra yards against Carlisle on Wednesday night. He ran for three scores in the first round of the playoffs. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Mustangs dominate Carlisle in first round of playoffs

Updated: Nov 02, 2015 11:44am

The Dallas Center-Grimes football team got off to a good start to the 2015 State Football playoffs on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The Mustangs had a rematch in Grimes against Carlisle, who they played in...

DC-G's Halle Rosenboom led the way defensively for the Fillies with 12 digs in the Fillies' sweep over Perry on Monday night in Grimes. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Fillies sweep Perry to start off Regional play

Oct 27, 2015 2:29pm

After a run to the Regional finals last year where they lost to Harlan, the Fillies of Dallas Center-Grimes got this year’s Regional Tournament started with a win. The Dallas Center-Grimes...

Waukee's Emily Baeth took second place in the 100 yard freestyle and the 100 yard backstroke while helping the 200 yard medley relay to a second-place finish. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee girls’ swimmers take third at CIC Meet

Oct 27, 2015 12:51pm

The Waukee girls’ swimming team took third place when it traveled to Fort Dodge for the Central Iowa Conference Meet on Thursday, Oct. 22. The Warriors’ 283 team points was well behind Ames, who...

Van Meter's Alec Potthoff scores on a 33-yard pass from Ben Trent in the first half last Friday. He had two catches for 38 yards in the game. PHOTO BY MARGO SUCKOW/SPECIAL TO DCN

Van Meter dominates Central Decatur in Leon

Oct 27, 2015 12:00pm

The Van Meter football team jumped on top of Central Decatur in Leon on Friday, Oct. 23 and didn’t let up even after the subs came in to the game. The Bulldogs dominated Central Decatur 50-20 in...

Waukee's Ben Ferkin, shown throwing against Fort Dodge, threw for two touchdowns and ran for one more in the Warriors' big win over Mason City last Friday night on the road. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee easily downs Mason City in regular season finale

Oct 26, 2015 4:14pm

The backups for the Waukee football team got in and got some playing time in the regular season finale on Friday, Oct. 23. The Warriors cruised to a 40-16 victory at Mason City to wrap up their...

DC-G's Damon Clapper threw for 205 yards and ran for 86 against Glenwood last Friday night. It was his first start of the year. PHOTO BY TROY GOMEZ/DCG SPORTS PICS

DC-G falls short of District 8 title

Oct 26, 2015 3:07pm

With DC-G quarterback Austin Kloewer out for the rest of the year, the Mustangs looked to Damon Clapper, a sophomore, to lead them to victory against Glenwood and with it, claim the Class 3A,...

Daniel Finnegan, shown against DC-G in Week 3, scored the Tigers' only touchdown of the game on a pass from Frank Weiland against Harlan last Friday. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M closes season with loss to Harlan

Oct 26, 2015 1:33pm

Editor’s Note: The stats on did not reflect the stats from A-D-M’s game against Glenwood on Oct. 9. The end-of-year stats in this story do not include that game as well as a...

State Football first-round pairings released

Oct 24, 2015 2:45pm

The first-round pairings for the State Football playoffs have been released following the final games of the regular season, which were played on Friday. The State qualifiers from area teams are...

A-D-M's Jordan Hook, shown against DC-G on Oct. 15, recorded 34 digs to lead the Tigers against Carroll last Thursday. A-D-M beat Carroll in five sets to close out the regular season. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M finishes regular season with tight win

Oct 23, 2015 5:24pm

A win over A-D-M would have secured the Raccoon River Championship outright for the Carroll volleyball team on Thursday, Oct. 22 and it was a match that came down to the wire. In the end it was A-...

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