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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...

A-D_M’s Joe Sloss makes a pass against Ballard on Dec. 19. He had eight points and six rebounds in the game for the Tigers. PHOTO BY JOE RANDLEMAN/THE NEVADA JOURNAL

A-D-M falls on the road to Ballard

Updated: Dec 22, 2014 4:43pm

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A-D-M's Kenzi Sutton plays defense against Norwalk's Tori Van Velzen in the first game of the season in Adel on Nov. 24. The Tigers won the game 55-51. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M wins nail biter in season opener

Nov 25, 2014 10:52am

A new season is underway for the Adel-DeSoto-Minburn girls’ basketball team. With one game in the books the Tigers are perfect as they defeated Nowalk 55-51 in the regular season opener.


Van Meter's C.J. Jones makes one of her five 3-pointers against Pella Christian on Nov. 21 in Van Meter. She had 15 points in the season-opening loss. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Van Meter girls open season up with a loss

Updated: Nov 24, 2014 10:59am

The Van Meter girls’ basketball team has opened the 2014-15 season with a loss. The Bulldogs (0-1) fell to Pella Christian (1-0) 38-37 in Van Meter on Nov. 21.

The Bulldogs were down by as...


Bunz played for Waukee in 2013

Nov 21, 2014 1:16pm

Decorah, Iowa – Ellie Bunz, a 2013 graduate of Waukee High School, has been named to the all-Iowa Conference soccer team for Luther College. Bunz was one of 13 players that were named to the...

Front row (left to right): Cooper Bell, Mason Remington, Mason Reinard and Alex Fox. Second row (left to right): Brett Shaw, Jackson Kuhlers, Gus Muenzenmay and Grady Rogers. Back row (left to right) Josh Waltman, Tanner Pingel, Zach Linder, AJ Gainer and Sam Everhart. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Young team bodes well for Waukee swimmers

Nov 21, 2014 12:14pm

When the Waukee boys’ swimming team went to the state tournament at the YMCA in Marshalltown last season, they had only two seniors competing as the Warriors took 11th place overall as a team....

Kyle Herrick (left) and Ryan Thrasher join MCC head coach Rich Grife as the two sign their National Letter of Intent to play at Alabama A&M on Tuesday. PHOTO SUBMITTED/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Herrick signs letter of intent to play baseball for Alabama A&M

Nov 19, 2014 3:21pm

Sophomores Kyle Herrick (Adel, IA/Adel-Desoto-Minburn) and Ryan Thrasher (Sherwood Park, AB/St. Francis Xavier) of the Marshalltown Community College baseball team signed their National Letter of...

Waukee's Michael Jacobson tries to make a catch against Dowling Catholic last Friday. Jacobson was a first-team All-District selection. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Warriors well represented on All-District teams

Nov 18, 2014 4:19pm

After an historic year for the Waukee football team where they advanced to the state semifinals for the first time in Class 4A and the first time in 10 years, the Class 4A All-District 4 teams...

Waukee's Danika Mikesh celebrates after a Waukee point against Southeast Polk earlier this year. She was a second-team All-Division selection this year. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Six Warriors receive Eastern Division All-CIC honors

Nov 18, 2014 2:30pm

While the Waukee volleyball team didn’t have any players named to the All-CIC teams, but had six players receive Eastern Division All-CIC honors.

Senior libero Danika Mikesh was named to the...

Woodward-Granger's Alex Bodermann makes a reception earlier this year. He was named to the All-District first team this year. PHOTO BY JONATHAN KRUEGER/THE PERRY CHIEF

12 Bulldogs and 12 Hawks selected for All-District football teams

Nov 18, 2014 12:57pm

After the Woodward-Granger football team finished 5-5 and the Van Meter football team finished 7-3 and both teams lost in the state playoffs, the Bulldogs and the Hawks each had 12 players named...

Woodward-Granger's Tori Manning (left) records a dig with Abby Musser nearby. Manning was the second-team libero while Musser was named to the All-WCAC first team. PHOTO BY JONATHAN KRUEGER/THE PERRY CHIEF

Woodward-Granger’s Meg Jackson wins Coach of the Year honors

Nov 17, 2014 3:58pm

The All-West Central Activities Conference volleyball teams have been released and Woodward-Granger coach Meg Jackson has won the Coach of the Year honors. Jackson guided the Hawks to a 31-9...

DC-G quarterback Austin Kloewer scrambles for a gain earlier this year. He was a first-team selection on the All-District 8 team. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Tigers and Mustangs selected for All-District football teams

Nov 17, 2014 1:19pm

The All-District football teams for Class 3A District 8 have been released. Adel-DeSoto-Minburn had five first-team players and Dallas Center-Grimes had six first-team selections.

A-D-M wide...

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