Sports

02/17/2018 - 10:43pm

DES MOINES – Chase Arends' senior season ended in 52 seconds in Des Moines on Saturday night.

 

In spite of that, Arends isn't sure he'll ever experience something like being center stage at Wells Fargo Arena, face-to-face with a good friend in Jesup's Brian Sadler with the 285-pound title on the line.

 

"It's definitely a...

02/17/2018 - 6:29pm
There are hard fought victories, and then there are knock down, drag out brawls that more closely resemble a bare knuckle boxing match than a basketball game. Friday night’s Class 2A regional semifinal matchup between Grundy Center and Aplington-Parkersburg fell into the latter category.         ...
02/16/2018 - 10:26pm
DES MOINES -- Chase Arends and Brian Sadler will see their wrestling lives come full circle on Saturday night.   The heavyweights from Dike-New Hartford and Jesup will be part of the main event of the championship session that begins at 6 p.m. with the grand march, followed by finals for all three classes.   Arends and Sadler go way, way...
02/15/2018 - 9:39pm
DES MOINES – All of the state qualifiers from Grundy Register-area wrestling teams survived the first day of the state tournament at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Thursday, with heavyweights Chase Arends of Dike-New Hartford and Ryne Fuller of SH-BCLUW winning their first matches of the tournament in the 1A and 2A brackets, respectively...
02/14/2018 - 1:44pm
When one of Grundy Center’s marquee players has an off night, another one steps in to fill the void.             Leading scorer Hailey Wallis finished with just six points during a Class 2A regional quarterfinal win over BCLUW on Tuesday night, but fellow junior Brooke Flater more than...
02/13/2018 - 2:06pm
GRUNDY CENTER – Brent Thoren saw last Wednesday's National Signing Day as a culmination of hard work from coaches, players and parents.   Grundy Center's football head coach spoke with pride about each of the athletes that committed to playing football at the next level in a special ceremony that brought four Spartans and their...
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