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Clint Cole - DCN: Van Meter's Allison Volk goes up for a kill against West Central Valley. The Van Meter volleyball team defeated West Central Valley 3-1 on Aug. 28 at Van Meter High School.

Bulldogs down West Central Valley 3-1 at home

Aug 29, 2014 1:21pm

After losing the first match of the season 3-0 against Ankeny Christian Academy on Aug. 26, the Bulldogs bounced back against West Central Valley, Stuart on Aug. 28 at Van Meter High School. The...

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Clint Cole - DCN: Molly Jacobsen of A-D-M leads the state in Class 3A with 212 strikeouts this season and has been a big part of the Tigers' new-found success.

Finding Success

Jun 26, 2014 12:00am

Last season the A-D-M softball team won only four games all year long. They lost each game by an average of 5.54 runs per game while winning their four games by an average of 3.5 runs per game....

Clint Cole - DCN: A-D-M's Zach Ostendorf catches the ball at first base to throw out the runner against Perry back on June 6 in Adel.

Tigers drop two-straight games

Jun 26, 2014 12:00am

The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn baseball team has dropped two-straight games and three of its last five. The Tigers’ most recent loss came at the hands of Carroll in Adel on Monday by a score of 8-3.


USA nationals bound

Jun 19, 2014 11:59am

Three ADM incoming Freshman students (Jordan Hook, Ellise Mueller and Sami Schepers) were part of the Iowa Blitz 14 and under team that placed second in the USA Volleyball Iowa Regional...

Clint Cole - DCN: Zach Forret of Van Meter connects with the game-winning RBI against Winterset which scored Kyle Schmitt from third base and lifted the Bulldogs to a 4-3 win over Winterset on June 14.

Ahead of the competition

Jun 19, 2014 12:01am

This season, the Van Meter baseball team has some new things they are breaking in. They have a new field, and they played their first game their recently on June 10, and they have a new coach in...

Clint Cole - DCN: DC-G's Jackie Peyton reaches out for a catch against Waukee on Tuesday.

DC-G beats Waukee behind Lowary’s strong game

Jun 19, 2014 12:01am

Their resumes for Dallas Center-Grimes and Waukee were impressive ahead of their matchup on Tuesday night in Waukee. The Fillies, who are the defending Class 4A state champions and the undefeated...

Aaron Young - The Perry Chief: W-G's Dalaney Bice pitches at the Woodward-Granger Classic last weekend.

W-G register wins at own tournament last weekend

Jun 19, 2014 12:00am

WOODWARD – The Woodward-Granger softball team competed against other schools around the state at the Woodward-Granger Classic last weekend.

Woodward-Granger won two of its last three games...

Hawks’ offensive pop ignites for big win

Jun 19, 2014 12:00am

GRANGER — The Hawks couldn’t be tamed June 16 against Guthrie Center.

Exploding for 15 runs, 13 hits and an inside-the-park home run, the Woodward-Granger baseball team would go on for the...

A-D-M hosts softball tournament

Jun 19, 2014 12:00am

On June 13 and 14, the Adel-DeSoto-Minburn softball team hosted a tournament in Adel. Van Meter, Roland-Story, Ballard, Sergeant Bluff-Luton and Colfax-Mingo also competed at the tournament.

Merle Laswell - DCN: Pat Gray of Waukee slides in under the tag on a stolen base attempt against DC-G on Tuesday.

Warriors blow out Mustangs in Waukee

Jun 19, 2014 12:00am

The Waukee boys’ baseball team didn’t have much trouble with Dallas Center-Grimes, who made a state tournament appearance a year ago. The Warriors (15-2) defeated the Mustangs (7-9) by a score of...

Boys’ all-conference teams selected

Jun 19, 2014 12:00am

The All-Raccoon River Conference and the All-Little Hawkeye Conference boys’ soccer teams have been selected and released. A-D-M coach Bill Shields was given Raccoon River coach of the year honors...

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