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CORALVILLE -- Loras College junior Zachary Thompson earned All-American status and finished fifth in the nation at 133 pounds Saturday at the National Wrestling Coaches Association DIII tournament. Thompson, seeded 12th, began Saturday's action by facing top-seeded Robbie Precin of...
CORALVILLE -- Wartburg sophomore Zane Mulder placed second at the National Wrestling Coaches Association DIII tournament Saturday. The former DC-G standout is the son of Zack Mulder, who was a state place-winner for Perry in 1997. He is the grandson...
BOONE -- The IAHSAA has released the prep football district assignments for the 2021 and 2022 seasons, including newly-resized classes that includes the creation of a new 5A. The largest class includes the 36 largest schools in Iowa. That move...
CORALVILLE --Wrestling at 133 pounds, Loras junior Zachary Thompson rallied from a 3-0 deficit to upset fourth-seed Charlie Pickell of Augsburg Friday in the NWCA DIII National Quarterfinals. Thompson earned All-American status with the triumph. The victory moves the former...
CORALVILLE -- Wartburg sophomore Zane Mulder has earned DIII All-American status by reaching the semifinals, at 165 pounds, in the NWCA National Championships. Mulder, the third seeded grappler at his weight, will face Coast Guard Academy matman and two-seed Philip...
The Perry Area Winter Swim team (PAWS) hosted the Greater Iowa Swim League state meet Saturday at the McCreary Community Building. A total of 12 teams were in action, with 142 girls swimming in the morning session while 102 boys...
Perry varsity wrestling coach Mark Weber, who also coaches middle school track as well as helping with football, has announced he will be resigning at the end of the current school year. Weber, who is also an at-risk counsellor at...
GRIMES -- For the second consecutive season the boys basketball campaign for Perry has ended with a lopsided loss to host DC-G. DC-G crushed Perry 92-41, in 2020, and made that margin pale in comparison with an 85-12 victory Monday...
DES MOINES -- A distinguished high school wrestling career for Panorama's Wyatt Appleseth ended with a second-place spot on the Class 2A 160-pound podium at the state tournament Saturday. Appleseth, ranked second, dropped a 7-2 decision to Solon junior Hayden...
ROCKWELL CITY -- Cherokee Washington proved Saturday they were deserving of their top billing in Class 3A by handing a good Panorama team a lopsided loss in the Region 1 Final. The Braves (22-0) advanced to the state tournament with...