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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...
DES MOINES -- It will not be easy. It was not expected to be. But the chance for glory is at hand, and senior Wyatt Appleseth is one win away from becoming the first wrestle to reign as state champion...
PANORA -- Visiting AC/GC scored 14 points in the fourth quarter to just 10 for Panorama, forcing Thursday's Class 2A District 15 Semifinal into overtime, the teams tied at 42-all. However, the Panthers then turned the table on their guests,...
DES MOINES -- Woodward-Granger senior Riece Graham and junior Dustin Harney were both eliminated from the Class 2A State Wrestling Tournament Friday after each lost in the second round of the consolation bracket. Graham finished his final prep season 32-12...
MONROE -- Host PCM used a decided scoring advantage in the final eight minutes to pull away from Woodward-Granger, 42-29, in their boys Class 2A Substate 6 game Thursday. W-G (9-14) trailed by just a basket -- down, 18-16 --...
BOONE -- Visiting Perry saw an early lead vanish Wednesday in a 70-27 loss to Boone in their Class 4A Region 8 Quarterfinal. The setback ends the Perry season at 2-20 overall while Boone (10-11) faces host Denison-Schleswig (17-4) Saturday...
GRUNDY CENTER -- Eighth-ranked Grundy Center was a 64-25 winner over visiting Woodward-Granger in girls Class 2A Region 2 action Tuesday. The loss sees W-G bow out at 5-16 overall, with seniors Ava Petersen and Faith Kuehl having their prep...
PANORA -- In charge throughout, the Panorama girls cagers strolled to a 60-13 win over visiting Shenandoah in their Class 3A Region 1 Semifinal Wednesday. The victory sends Panorama (19-4) into the Regional Final Saturday against top-ranked and undefeated Cherokee-Washington...