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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...

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Clint Cole - DCN:  DC-G's Lexi Rosa and Jenna Humke team up for a block on a attack attempt by Abby Merschman of A-D-M on Oct. 16 in Grimes.

Fillies knock off Tigers in rivalry match

Oct 17, 2014 11:40am

The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn volleyball team entered DC-G Meadows Gym on Thursday as the No. 13 team in Class 4A. The Dallas Center-Grimes volleyball team entered their home gym as the underdog.


Clint Cole - DCN:  Joe Sloss (left in black) and Jacob Hardy (right in black) shown getting to the Winterset quarterback earlier this year. Sloss had 120 receiving yards and two touchdowns, a team-high 10 tackles and an interception against Glenwood while Hardy had eight tackles.

Tigers take down Glenwood on the road

Oct 16, 2014 12:00am

In need of a win, the A-D-M football team traveled to play Glenwood on Oct. 11 and got what they were seeking. The Tigers defeated Glenwood by a score of 45-28.

With the win, the Tigers (4-3...

Submitted to DCN:  The Waukee golf team stands with the state championship plaque, banner and trophy after winning the state championship on Oct. 11 at the Tournament Club of Iowa in Polk City.

Waukee brings home another State Championship

Oct 16, 2014 12:00am

With a score of 600 strokes, the Waukee boys’ golf team has brought home their third state championship in the last five years. They finished eight strokes ahead of second-place finisher Des...

Margo Suckow - For DCN: Van Meter's Seth Ashley (left, in white), Kyle Schmitt (middle, in white) and Colton Golwitzer (right, in white) combine for a tackle on Southwest Valley's Garrett Seals as he carries the ball in their game on Oct. 10.

Van Meter blows out Southwest Valley, hold onto first place

Oct 16, 2014 12:00am

The Van Meter football team remains in first place in Class 1A District 8 after a big 48-8 win at Southwest Valley on Oct. 10. The Bulldogs (5-2, 4-0 District 8) remain ahead of Panorama in the...

Waukee cross country teams compete at Fort Dodge

Oct 16, 2014 12:00am

The Waukee boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed at a meet in Fort Dodge on Oct. 9. The boys’ team took third place overall with a team score of 104 points while the girls took fourth...

Mustangs edge Winterset, remain undefeated in District play

Oct 16, 2014 12:00am

The Dallas Center-Grimes footbal team struggled for a 2.15 yard-per carry average in the ground game in the Mustangs’ first full game without senior running back Kullen Neyens, who tore his MCL...

Beavers Secure First IIAC Tournament Berth since 2007

Oct 16, 2014 12:00am

STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista volleyball team showed how much fight it has in it on Monday night, as the Beavers overcame a 2-1 deficit on its home court to come back and defeat visiting Luther...

Clint Cole - DCN: Selena Nolte of Dallas Center-Grimes goes up for a kill against Norwalk earlier this season. She had 20 against Pella Christian on Monday night in Grimes.

Fillies get five-set win over Pella Christian

Oct 16, 2014 12:00am

The Dallas Center-Grimes volleyball team hosted the Pella Christian volleyball team in Grimes on Monday night. The Fillies (19-10, 5-1 Little Hawkeye Conference) defeated Pella Christian (18-9, 4-...

Clint Cole - DCN: Van Meter's Ellie Folkerts goes up for a kill earlier this season against C-M-B.

Van Meter gets three wins at Martensdale-St Marys tournament

Oct 16, 2014 12:00am

The Van Meter volleyball team is struggling this season but brought their win total to nine on the season after getting three wins and two losses as a tournament in Martensdale on Oct. 11. The...

Clint Cole - DCN: Waukee's Ben Ferkin, shown in Waukee's homecoming game on Oct. 3, threw three touchdown passes against Indianola on Oct. 10 as Waukee won 49-13.

Waukee blows out Indianola on the road

Oct 16, 2014 12:00am

The Waukee football team keeps their season rolling along as they topped Indianola on the road for their fourth-straight win. The Warriors (6-1, 3-0 District 4) defeated Indianola (3-4, 0-3...

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