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New Perry varsity wrestling head coach Chris Dardanes will be leading a stellar staff in conducting an overnight youth grappling camp Aug. 2-3. The camp will feature sessions for students who will be in grades 2-8 and also those in...
FORT DODGE -- Lisa McNeley of Woodward-Granger, Melody Cook of Adel, Hailey Sweet of Martensdale-St. Marys, and Ashley Vanderloo of Sioux City East were inducted Thursday into the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Softball Hall of Fame. The ceremony...
Perry sophomore shortstop Lydia Olejniczak has been selected by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association for inclusion on their Class 4A All-District West team. Olejniczak led the team in hitting with a .429 average and also posted the team-high in on-base...
Perry sophomore Juan Hernandez and eighth grader Owen Myers were both added to the All-Raccoon River Conference Honorable Mention lists for the 2021 season. Hernandez batted .283 with a pair of doubles. He scored six runs and drove in a...
Among the many highlights this season for the Perry Summer Swim Team was the dominance of their 15-18 girls relay team. Jaylene Karolus, Quin Mahler-Moreno, Sophia McDevitt, and Jenna Nelson were first to the wall in every race this season...
GRINNELL - Perry had their winless baseball season come to an end Friday at the hands of a stout Grinnell (25-9) squad Friday in their Class 3A Substate 7 First Round meeting. The hosts were 10-0 victors in five...
Season honors have been announced for several members of the Perry Summer Swim Team, with eight of the racers earning All-Iowa West Swim Conference recognition. Claiming IWSC honors were Lillian Lucht (8U), Aleah Karolus (11-12), Zoe Hibbert and Quin Mahler-Moreno...
GUTHRIE CENTER -- The Iowa West Swim Conference caps their season each year with a league-wide meet, and this summer the date was pushed back a day due to inclement weather. The outdoor pool in Guthrie Center served as...
A quartet of Perry players have earned all-conference honors from the Raccoon River Conference. Junior pitcher Jayna Kenney was named to the All-RRC Second Team, as was sophomore shortstop Lydia Olejniczak, while junior catcher Peyton Tunink and junior third baseman...
CRESCO -- Local youth wrestling fixture Duane Harney was recently honored by the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame with their Robert Roehler Awared, recognizing his decades of dedication to the sport. Harney wrestled at Woodward-Granger from 1969-72. He began officiating...