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Mustangs get two wins against Newton and Knoxville

Jan 30, 2015 5:49pm

The Dallas Center-Grimes wrestling team came away from a triangular in Newton with two wins. They defeated Newton by a score of 54-18 and Knoxville by a score of 41-25.

Against Newton, the...

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DC-G's Cole Baker, shown at the DC-G Mustang Wrestling Invitational earlier this year in Grimes, pinned four opponents and won one match by decision at the tournament in Solon. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Mustangs go 3-2 at Solon dual tournament

Jan 08, 2015 10:00am

The Dallas Center-Grimes wrestling team has struggled to win dual meets this year so far, but the Mustangs went 3-2 at the Solon Dual Wrestling Tournament on Jan. 3.

The Mustangs lost to...

Proud to be a “dork”

Jan 08, 2015 10:00am

It only took 19 words; 109 characters on Twitter for one man to upset mostly anyone who is, or ever was in a college marching band and probably many who were in marching bands in high school or...

Van Meter's Ben Trent goes up over the defenders for a basket. Trent had 10 points against Guthrie Center on Tuesday night in Van Meter. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Bulldogs get hot start and big win over Guthrie Center

Jan 07, 2015 11:42am

The Van Meter boys’ basketball team came back from the holiday break in a big way as they defeated Guthrie Center on Tuesday by a score of 72-45 in Van Meter.

The Bulldogs (4-4) outscored...

Van Meter's Ali Flaherty defends against Guthrie Center's Joci Smith on Tuesday night in Van Meter. Flaherty had two points as the Bulldogs won 58-27. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Van Meter blows out struggling Guthrie Center

Jan 07, 2015 11:38am

VM coach Shawn Hyer thought the Bulldogs looked “rusty,” but you wouldn’t have known it if you saw the score. The Van Meter girls’ basketball team returned from the holiday break to defeat Guthrie...

Jenna Borchers of Dallas Center-Grimes takes a 2-point field goal against A-D-M on Saturday. She had two 3-pointers in the game and ten points. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Rosa, Borchers lead DC-G past A-D-M

Jan 03, 2015 7:15pm

The DC-G girls’ basketball team started off the new year with a bang as it defeated county rival A-D-M in Adel on Saturday night by a score of 50-31.

The Tigers played well defensively in...

Austin Rix of Dallas Center-Grimes (right) shoots over A-D-M's Jacob Hardy in DC-G's 60-43 victory over the Tigers on Saturday. Rix had a game-high 21 points. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Mustangs blow out Tigers in rivalry game

Jan 03, 2015 6:38pm

Even though they’re not in the same conference anymore, the A-D-M and DC-G boys’ basketball teams still meet up once per year for a rivalry game. This year’s contest in Adel wasn’t even close as...

Waukee's Reilly Jacobson shoots against Ames on Friday night. Jacobson led all scorers in the game with 23 points. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Warriors win first game after Holiday break at home

Updated: Jan 03, 2015 1:53pm

The Warriors came back from Holiday break with a 5-0 record and ranked No. 1 in Class 5A. The Warriors did not miss a beat as they defeated Ames on Friday night 61-41 at Waukee Field House for the...

Waukee's Adam Rose had 15 points, five rebounds, one assist and a steal as the Warriors went on to defeat Ames 65-45 on Friday night. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Warriors defeat Little Cyclones at home

Updated: Jan 03, 2015 2:03pm

The Waukee boys’ basketball team wasted no time getting into the win column after the Holiday break with a win over Ames. The Warriors (5-3) defeated the Little Cyclones (3-2) 65-45 at Waukee...

Waukee's Carlie Littlefield drives to the basket against Des Moines Lincoln in the first game of the year. She is second on the team in scoring so far this season and leads the team in steals. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee girls climb to No. 1, boys at 4-3

Dec 29, 2014 11:57am

The Waukee girls’ basketball team entered the 2014-15 season ranked No. 3 in Class 5A and they have lived up to the hype as they have climbed to the No. 1 spot at the end of 2014. They are 5-0 so...

Van Meter's Ben Trent (left) goes to the basket for a layup against Panorama on Dec. 19 in Van Meter. The Bulldogs lost the game to Panorama by a score of 62-37. PHOTO BY MIKE KETELSEN/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Van Meter boys and girls fall to Panorama

Dec 22, 2014 5:12pm

The Van Meter boys’ and girls’ basketball teams both lost to Panorama on Dec. 19 in Van Meter. The boys lost by a score of 62-37 and the girls lost by a score of 54-44.

The Van Meter girls...

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