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State cross country qualifiers from Dallas County

Oct 24, 2014 11:02am

The State Qualifying cross country meet was on Oct. 30 in different locations around the area. When they were all said and done the Waukee girls’ and boys’ teams as well as the Dallas Center-...

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Beavers top Dutch for first time ever

Sep 19, 2014 12:58pm

STORM LAKE - The Buena Vista volleyball team got its 2014 Iowa Conference season off to an historic start on Thursday night by sweeping past visiting Central College, 3-0, to earn the program’s...

Clint Cole - DCN: Trey Washington (middle) holds up three fingers after pulling down his third interception of the game in the fourth quarter against A-D-M on Sept. 12. The Mustangs spoiled A-D-M's homecoming, winning 7-6 in Adel.

Mustangs spoil A-D-M homecoming

Sep 18, 2014 12:02am

Rewind one year. Trey Washington, a player on the Dallas Center-Grimes freshman football team, broke his ankle playing in a game at A-D-M. On Sept. 12 the sophomore returned to the A-D-M football...

DMACC cross country team finishes eighth in Les Duke Invitational

Sep 18, 2014 12:00am

Freshman Michelle Thayer of Des Moines garnered a 28th-place finish in the individual competition to lead the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) cross country team to an eighth-place finish...

Clint Cole - DCN: Selena Nolte goes up for a kill against Norwalk on Tuesday night in Grimes. She led the game with 20 kills in five sets.

Fillies’ fall to Norwalk at home

Sep 18, 2014 12:00am

After winning the first set of the match it looked like the Dallas Center-Grimes volleyball team could be well on their way to their sixth-straight victory with a win over Norwalk at DC-G Meadows...

Dustin Turner - Boone News Republican: Van Meter's Mackenzie Roberts (right) rises above the net for a block against Madrid on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs swept the Tigers.

Van Meter sweeps Madrid for second win of 2014

Sep 18, 2014 12:00am

Down to a 1-6 record on the season and having lost its last five matches, the Van Meter volleyball team traveled to Madrid on Tuesday night and came away with their second victory of the season...

Clint Cole - DCN: Taylor Voorhees spikes the ball against Des Moines Lincoln at Waukee Field House on Tuesday night.

Waukee downs Railsplitters at home

Sep 18, 2014 12:00am

Winners of four out of six games on Saturday at a tournament at Southeast Polk, the Waukee volleyball team entered Tuesday’s matchup with Des Moines Lincoln with a 6-5 record. The Warriors added...

Joe Randleman - Nevada Journal: DC-G freshman Lexi Smith (middle, in white) finished the course in 15:41, which was good enough for fourth place at the invitational in Huxley on Monday.

Tigers and Mustangs compete at invitational in Huxley

Sep 18, 2014 12:00am

The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn and Dallas Center-Grimes cross country teams competed at an invitational in Huxley hosted by Ballard on Monday at Huxley Golf Course.

The Mustangs took second place...

Mike Ketelsen - DCN:  Van Meter's Jake Koch (left) defends against a pass that was hauled in for an Ogden touchdown on Sept. 12 in Van Meter.

Ogden blows out Van Meter 47-14

Sep 18, 2014 12:00am

With 10:54 remaining on the clock at Van Meter High School on Sept. 12, the lights went out and the football game between Van Meter and Ogden was postponed and had to be resumed on Saturday...

Clint Cole - DCN:  Waukee's Ben Ferkin, shown in Sept. 5's game against Southeast Polk, threw a career-high 29 times against Dowling Catholic on Sept. 12 in West Des Moines. The Warriors lost to the Maroons 45-14.

Dowling stomps Waukee in West Des Moines

Sep 18, 2014 12:00am

It was a struggle all the way through for the Waukee football team as the Maroons of Dowling Catholic defeated the Warriors by a score of 45-14. Dowling quarterback Ryan Boyal stood out in the...

Clint Cole - DCN:  Waukee's Koy Schneiter caught a 26-yard touchdown pass from Ben Ferkin in the first quarter of the Warriors' game against Southeast Polk on Sept. 5.

Warriors improve to 2-0 after close win

Sep 11, 2014 12:02am

On paper, it may have looked like the Waukee football team were heavy favorites heading into their game against Southeast Polk in Pleasant Hill on Sept. 5 with the Warriors heading into the game 1...

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