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AMES -- When the boys basketball teams from Perry (17-5) and Gilbert (20-3) meet Thursday at 7 p.m. in Ames the Class 3A District 13 title will be on the line. A win would move the victor into a Monday...

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You may recall that just a few weeks ago Jackie Robinson West Little League of Chicago was forced to vacate their regional and U.S. championships after an investigation revealed their coach and district superintendent intentionally used as many as...
By Jeff Webster ThePerryNews Sports Perry will try to make it three-in-a-row over Boone when the two Raccoon River Conference rivals meet Monday in a Class 3A District 14 Semifinal at Gilbert. The Bluejays and Toreadors will begin play at 6:30 p.m....
By Jeff Webster ThePerryNews Sports Visiting Winterset survived a 23-5 deficit after one quarter of play to rally past Perry, 63-58, in a girls Class 4A Region 7 Semifinal Saturday. The Jayettes (15-8) came out blazing and led, 19-2, after a 17-0...
  By Jeff Webster ThePerryNews.com Sports DES MOINES -- Perry's Zach Thompson dropped a pair of matches on the consolation side of the 106-pound bracket Saturday to finish in sixth place at the Class 2A State Wrestling Tournament. Thompson (46-12) dropped a 5-1...
By Jeff Webster ThePerryNews.com Sports DES MOINES -- Perry freshman Zach Thompson held off Chariton frosh Gabe Ruepke to claim a 7-5 decision in their Class 2A 106-pound quarterfinal at the State Wrestling Tournament this morning. Thompson (46-9) will face No. 2...

Once more, with feeling

By Jeff Webster ThePerryNews.com Sports Old rivals -- and a pair of best friends -- will tangle Saturday at 8 p.m. in what figures to be a girls basketball instant classic as Perry hosts Winterset in a Class 4A Region 7...
By Jeff Webster ThePerryNews.com Sports DES MOINES -- Perry freshman Zach Thompson (45-9) scored a 9-2 decision over Davenport Assumption sophomore Sean Casey (33-16) in their opening round bout at 106 pounds at the Class 2A State Wrestling Tournament Thursday. The win...
  By Jeff Webster ThePerryNews.com Sports SAYDEL -- Perry turned a 12-point halftime advantage into a 23-point bulge after three periods en route to a 72-49 win over Saydel in non-conference play Tuesday. The Bluejays cap their regular season at 16-5 overall after...
By Jeff Webster ThePerryNews.com Sports BOONE -- Perry entered Monday's boys cage match with Boone knowing that Raccoon River Conference rival Carroll had defeated Winterset Friday to finish 10-4 in conference play. Owners of a 10-3 mark, the Bluejays would have finished...