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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...

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Cole Baker of DC-G, shown wrestling against A-D-M earlier this year, will wrestle at the State Tournament in Des Moines this Thursday through Saturday for the second straight year. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Mustangs send five wrestlers to State

Updated: Feb 16, 2015 2:55pm

The Dallas Center-Grimes wresting team is sending wrestlers to the State Tournament once again and in greater numbers than last season. The Mustangs have five wrestlers who will compete for State...

Waukee's Jakob Allison wrestles in the 106-pound finals against Johnston's Zach Price. Allison took first place at Districts and will be the No. 1 seed at State on Thursday. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Allison, Jacobsen returning to State for the Warriors

Feb 16, 2015 12:02pm

The Warriors entered the District Tournament in their home gym on Saturday, Feb. 14 with 14 chances to make it to the State Tournament, which is set to begin this Thursday. The Warriors only had...

Tigers fall to No. 1 Union, LaPorte City in Regional dual

Feb 11, 2015 3:03pm

After taking first at the sectional tournament at Saydel High School on Saturday, Feb. 7, the Tigers got the chance to wrestle against No. 1 Union, LaPorte City in the Regional Dual Wrestling...

Waukee ends Hoover’s perfect season

Feb 11, 2015 2:03pm

It seemed that the Waukee boys’ basketball team would have its hands full on Tuesday when they took on Des Moines Hoover at Hoover High School. Hoover entered the game with a perfect 16-0 record...

Waukee gets back on track against Hoover

Feb 11, 2015 12:59pm

When the final horn sounded at Des Moines Hoover High School on Tuesday, not only did the Warriors seal a 91-20 victory, but Reilly Jacobson, a Waukee junior, broke the school record for points in...

Van Meter's Ellie Folkerts is ambushed by Des Moines Christian defenders in the paint on the offensive end of the court on Tuesday. The Bulldogs lost to the Lions 51-41. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Roberts fouls out, Bulldogs fall to Des Moines Christian

Feb 11, 2015 12:06pm

With a chance to tie for second place in the West Central Activities Conference, the Van Meter girls’ basketball team hosted Des Moines Christian at Van Meter Junior-Senior High School on Tuesday...

Van Meter's Ben Trent looks for a passing lane as he is surrounded by Des Moines Christian defenders on Tuesday. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Bulldogs get crushed by Des Moines Christian at home

Feb 11, 2015 12:05pm

The Van Meter boys’ basketball team hosted Des Moines Christian on Tuesday hoping to pull its record above .500. The Bulldogs were out of luck agains the Lions though as they lost by a score of 69...

DC-G downs Grinnell by 20

Feb 10, 2015 3:28pm

After winning a 7-point game last time around, the Mustangs defeated Grinnell by 20 points on Friday, Feb. 6 at Grinnell High School. The final score was 70-50.

The Mustangs outscored the...

Fillies hold on to beat Grinnell

Feb 10, 2015 3:19pm

Allison O’Brien led the way for the Fillies as they held on to beat Grinnell by a score of 53-51 on Friday, Feb. 6 at Grinnell High School. She was 6-of-12 from the field and nailed four 3-...

A-D-M’s Zach Ostendorf celebrates taking first place at the sectional tournament at Saydel HIgh School in Des Moines last Saturday. He defeated Carlisle’s Jake Henkelman in the 220-pound finals. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Ostendorf advances to Districts in dramatic fashion

Feb 10, 2015 2:11pm

It was one of the best finishes he’s ever had in any sport, he recalled after the 220-pound final at the sectional tournament at Saydel High School in Des Moines on Saturday, Feb. 7. A-D-M’s Zach...

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