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Newly hired Adel Police Chief Gordy Shepherd starts on June 30.

Shepherd appointed as new Adel Police Chief

May 21, 2015 1:00pm

The candidates were narrowed down to three, but it didn’t take Mayor Jim Peters long to go through the interview process and come to a decision on who would be the best to fill the big shoes of...

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DC-G's Eric Ratcliff (in white) battles through the Oskaloosa defenders and puts the ball past the goalkeeper to give the Mustangs a 2-1 lead in the first half. He was kept out of the starting lineup for the first time and scored a hat trick. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Mustangs get much needed win against Oskaloosa

Updated: Apr 29, 2015 11:44am

The Dallas Center-Grimes boys’ soccer team was in need of a big win and that’s just what they got against Oskaloosa Tuesday night in Grimes. The Mustangs (4-5, 2-2 Little Hawkeye Conference) beat...

Waukee's Paige Seiser hits out the fairway on hole one at Sugar Creek Golf Course in Waukee Tuesday against Southeast Polk. She shot 34 in the nine-hole round to lead the meet. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee girls down Southeast Polk at Sugar Creek

Apr 29, 2015 11:03am

The defending State Champion girls’ golfers, the Waukee Warriors, bested Southeast Polk at Sugar Creek Golf Course in Waukee Tuesday. The Warriors shot 162 on the day while the Rams shot 196 in...

Gushiken nets four as Tigers extend streak to six

Apr 28, 2015 12:35pm

It was a big performance for the Tigers and a monster performance for senior Derek Gushiken as the A-D-M boys’ soccer team extended its winning streak to six games with a 4-1 win over Ballard in...

DC-G's Abby Weddle takes off at the starting gun in the girls' 4x200 meter relay at the Drake Relays on April 24. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M, DC-G and Waukee compete in relay races

Apr 28, 2015 12:16pm

The Drake Relays plays host to many high school relay races and A-D-M, Dallas Center-Grimes and Waukee all competed in at least one of them. The Waukee girls qualified in all of the relay races,...

Waukee's Erika Lewis (middle, in black) runs in the 800 meter run at the Drake Relays. She took third place in her final year at the meet. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee’s Lewis, Brush compete in distance races at Drake

Apr 28, 2015 11:19am

In all three individual distance races, the 800 meter dash, the 1500 meter dash and the 3000 meter dash, it was Stephanie Jenks of Linn-Mar who was congratulated for all of her accomplishments for...

Waukee's Trevor Allen (back) hands the baton off to Koy Schneiter in the 4x400 meter relay at the Drake Relays. The Warriors took first place in the race. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee boys and girls sweep shuttle hurdle championships at Drake

Apr 27, 2015 1:58pm

In back-to-back relays races at the Drake Relays on April 25, it was the Waukee Warriors who crossed the finish line first and took a victory lap with the flags. The Warriors swept the shuttle...

A-D-M's Kari Dufoe (left) and Waukee's Elma Vojic (right) cross the finish line in the 100 meter dash finals at the Drake Relays on April 24. Dufoe took second place and Vojic took fourth. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M’s Dufoe takes second in 100 meter dash

Apr 27, 2015 12:04pm

After the preliminary heats in the girls’ 100 meter dash at the Drake Relays in Des Moines last Friday, it seemed there would be first and second place finishes in the finals from Waukee and A-D-M...

Waukee's Erik Nelson throws the discus at the Drake Relays on April 24. He won the event with a throw of 187-08 feet. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee’s Nelson takes the flag in the discus throw at Drake

Updated: Apr 27, 2015 12:00pm

It wasn’t long into the Friday session of the Drake Relays before Waukee saw its first champion of “America’s Athletic Classic” crowned. Erik Nelson, who represented the Warriors in the boys’...

DC-G's Dani Dunphy, shown against Newton on Monday, had the only goal of the game in overtime against Cedar Rapids Jefferson on April 18. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Fillies win two straight at DC-G invitational

Apr 22, 2015 10:45am

The Dallas Center-Grimes girls’ soccer team has won three straight games now after a 2-1 win over Newton at DC-G High School Monday night.

On April 18, the Fillies hosted a tournament at DC-...

Waukee's Carlie Littlefield makes a play on the ball with A-D-M's Jenny Wicks defending. Littlefield had two goals as the Warriors won 3-0 in Adel. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee downs A-D-M 3-0

Apr 22, 2015 10:19am

Going into the game against Waukee on Tuesday night, the A-D-M goalkeeper Jessica Craigmile had not even allowed a single goal and had recorded 17 saves through the Tigers’ first three games of...

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