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IKM-Manning junior Payton Sporrer has now competed in a combined seven state cross country meets following Saturday’s performances at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course. Sporrer finished 63rd out of 143 runners in Class 1-A.
 FORT DODGE -- Payton Sporrer and Emily Copic both finished about mid-pack in Class 1-A while representing the area at Saturday’s State Cross Country Championships. Competing on a mild and breezy day at Fort Dodge’s Lakeside Municipal Golf Course, Sporrer, an IKM-Manning junior, placed 63rd out of...
AHSTW players and coaches prepare to watch the final play of Friday’s first-round playoff game at Van Meter. The Vikings were stopped on fourth-and-goal at the two-yard line in overtime and lost 21-14. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 VAN METER -- With 11:11 left in the fourth quarter of Friday night’s Class 1-A first-round playoff game, it appeared that the stars might be aligning just right for the AHSTW football team. Viking junior Gage Clay had just returned an interception 82 yards for the team’s second defensive touchdown...
 Exira-EHK quarterback Connor Westergaard (2) rolls out to pass behind teammate Cole Madsen during Friday’s playoff win. Westergaard had a hand in eight touchdowns. (Photo courtesy of Nate Tenopir, Atlantic News-Telegraph)
 BEDFORD -- Led by quarterback Connor Westergaard and a dominant effort defensively, Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton exacted a healthy dose of revenge in Friday’s opening round of the 8-Player football playoffs, winning 56-12 at Bedford. Westergaard played a role in all eight Spartan touchdowns on the...
Harlan Community juniors Sidney Craig (3), Haley Leinen (6) and Whitney Warner (7) exit the playing floor following Tuesday’s regional semifinal loss at Lewis Central. The Cyclones finished the 2016 season with an overall record of 20-18. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 COUNCIL BLUFFS -- For the first time in six years under head coach Angie Spangenberg, Harlan Community won’t be finishing the volleyball season at the state tournament. HCHS was swept in three sets by seventh-ranked Lewis Central Tuesday night, falling 21-25, 21-25, 15-25 in a Class 4-A regional...
 REGIONAL -- AHSTW and Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton will open the high school football playoffs Friday night with first-round road games. The Vikings (8-1) will play a Class 1-A game at fourth-ranked Van Meter (9-0) while the Spartans (6-3) will travel to Bedford (8-1). Both games will start at 7 p.m. 
 FORT DODGE -- State meet veterans Greichaly Kaster of Harlan Community, Payton Sporrer (IKM-Manning) and Emily Copic (Exira-EHK) will return to Fort Dodge on Saturday to compete in the annual State Cross Country Championships at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course. All three area runners qualified for...
Wolves’ senior Kinze Brandt (9) looks to hit around the Titan block of Hannah Seil (7) and Kelsi Carlson. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 LAKE CITY -- Eight valuable seniors played their final volleyball match for IKM-Manning Monday night as the Wolves were swept by South Central Calhoun, 15-25, 24-26, 21-25, in a Class 2-A regional quarterfinal. Following a sluggish start in set one, IKM-Manning had its share of good moments in the...
Exira-EHK players, left-right, Sydnee Young, Rachel Walker, Bailey Robertson, Alex Petersen and Sophia Peppers celebrate a point during Monday’s 3-0 regional loss at Audubon. (Photo by Kim Wegener)
 AUDUBON -- A highly successful season for Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton volleyball came to a close Monday night when the Spartans lost at 9th-ranked Audubon in a Class 1-A regional quarterfinal, 12-25, 15-25, 11-25. The Wheelers finished with a 40-12 advantage in kills and also served 12 aces in the...
Harlan Community sophomore Greichaly Kaster (1302) battles through an uphill stretch of the Atlantic Country Club course on her way to a 10th-place finish at Thursday’s Class 3-A State Qualifying Meet. Kaster qualified for state for the second straight year.
 ATLANTIC -- A “gutty” performance only begins to describe what Harlan Community sophomore Greichaly Kaster accomplished in Thursday’s Class 3-A State Qualifying Cross Country Meet. Becoming physically sick to her stomach during the last half-mile of the girls’ five-kilometer race, Kaster barely...
HCHS junior tailback Nick Foss (33) stiff-arms an Atlantic tackler during Friday’s game at Merrill Field as teammate Josh Cheek (25) looks on. Foss broke Todd Nelson’s 46-year-old single-game school rushing record by totaling 334 yards and also tied a school record by scoring six touchdowns as the Cyclones rolled past the Trojans 49-14.
 HARLAN -- The Harlan Community football team finished the year on a positive note and perhaps offered a glimpse toward 2017 with Friday night’s 49-14 home win over Atlantic. Junior tailback Nick Foss stole the show for HCHS at Merrill Field, breaking one single-game rushing school record and tying...

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