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Kyle Schmitt of Van Meter pitched seven innings against Des Moines Christian on Monday and allowed no runs on four hits. PHOTO BY JUSTIN JAGLER/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Bulldogs win conference title on senior night

Updated: Jun 28, 2016 4:05pm

With Monday’s win over Des Moines Christian, Van Meter baseball secured the West Central Activities Conference title. The Bulldogs improved their conference record to 15-1...

Jackson Larson connects on a pitch by the Madrid pitcher. Photo by Cesar J Toledo

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Jun 28, 2016 3:00pm

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Waukee sophomore Karson Foley (left) and senior Rachel Brush celebrate together after taking first and second place in the 3000 meter run at the State Qualifier Meet on May 12 and qualifying for the State Meet. Both runners also qualified for the 1500 meter run. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee boys and girls win at Districts

Updated: May 18, 2016 3:03pm

The Waukee boys’ and girls’ track teams accomplished what they have come to expect year after year at the State Qualifier Meet last Thursday, May 12 at Ankeny Stadium. Both teams took first place...

Evan Grimes of DC-G competes in the long jump at a conference meet in May. Grimes qualified for state on Thursday. PHOTO BY JUSTIN JAGLER/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Mustangs take home district title

Updated: May 18, 2016 3:03pm

Dallas Center-Grimes boys’ track and field took home a district title after scoring 173.5 points in Winterset on Thursday, May 12. On their way to victory, the Mustangs qualified for 14 events at...

DC-G ran well in the relays at Winterset on Thursday, May 12. PHOTO BY CESAR J TOLEDO/THE PERRY CHIEF

Fillies shine at state-qualifying meet

Updated: May 18, 2016 3:03pm

Dallas Center-Grimes girls’ track and field had an excellent showing at the state-qualifying meet in Winterset on Thursday, May 12. The Fillies scored 178 points on their way to first place.

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VM's Jake Koch sprints in the 4x200-meter relay on Thursday, May 12. PHOTO BY JUSTIN JAGLER/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

VM track and field qualifies for eight events at state

Updated: May 18, 2016 3:03pm

Boys and girls state-qualifying track and field action took place in Van Meter on Thursday, May 12. The Bulldogs’ boys took fourth place with 68 points, and the girls finished seventh with 54....

Chelsea Bright takes a shot in A-D-M's victory over Perry on May 10. PHOTO BY JUSTIN JAGLER/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M/VM girls’ soccer beats Perry, remains undefeated

Updated: May 11, 2016 4:26pm

So far, it appears Adel-DeSoto-Minburn/Van Meter girls’ soccer can’t be stopped. No team has found a way to put a blemish on the Tigers’ undefeated season.

A-D-M has shut out most of its...

VM golf teams take second in Panorama

Updated: May 11, 2016 4:26pm

Van Meter boys’ and girls’ golf were both in action Monday, May 9 at Lake Panorama National Golf Course. Both Bulldogs squads took second place against Earlham and Panorama.

At 174, the...

A-D-M finished 37 strokes ahead of the nearest team in the RRC tournament on May 9. PHOTO SUBMITTED TO DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M girls dominate RRC golf tournament

Updated: May 11, 2016 4:26pm

Adel-DeSoto-Minburn girls’ golf finished first in the Raccoon River Conference Tournament on Monday, May 9 at Perry Country Club.

The Tigers were led by Tania Telford and Lindsey Lange....

DC-G's Sam Glasgow goes up against Winterset on May 9. PHOTO BY JUSTIN JAGLER/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Mustangs, clicking as postseason approaches, defeat no. 6 Winterset

Updated: May 10, 2016 3:40pm

Two ranked soccer teams took the field Monday night at Dallas Center-Grimes Stadium. No. 8 DC-G defeated no. 6 Winterset by a score of 5-2. With the victory, the Mustangs improved their record to...

Hawks track teams compete at Ogden

Updated: May 11, 2016 4:26pm

On a sunny afternoon, Woodward-Granger’s track team made a quick trip Ogden to compete in its relays.

On May 6, both teams finished in last place. The girls managed 64 points to the hosts 90...

A-D-M's Sadie Juergens runs a relay at Waukee earlier in the 2016 season. PHOTO BY JUSTIN JAGLER/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M girls’ track finishes tied for second at conference meet

Updated: May 11, 2016 4:26pm

Adel-DeSoto-Minburn girls’ track and field finished tied for second in the Raccoon River Conference Meet on Saturday, May 7 at Bondurant-Farrar.

Along with Carlisle, the Tigers racked up 119...

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