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05/21/2019 - 11:31am
BRITT – North Butler fresman Meg Thompson shot 93 to earn a spot in the Class 1A girls state golf meet next week in Marshalltown. Her score was good for fourth at Britt Country Club on Monday, May 20. “Meg putted extremely well today and hit her driver very consistently,” coach Todd Thompson said, “putting her in position to take advantage of her opportunities.” Her...
05/21/2019 - 11:28am
DES MOINES – Both Mady Klingenborg and Chase Eiklenborg improved upon their seeds going into the state track and field meet, but fell short of scoring points for North Butler. Eiklenborg, who was throwing in the first of two flights in the discus, finished 12th with a distance of 132 feet, 9 inches, missing the final by eight feet. He...
05/21/2019 - 11:26am
DES MOINES – Ask Clarksville junior Ethan Schmidt what his goals were for his first state high jump experience, and of course they were to go higher. He went out at 6 foot, 3 inches to place 13th out of 24 jumpers which was shy of his season-best of 6-5. “It’s exciting (being here),” Schmidt said. “I was hoping to get...
05/14/2019 - 4:06pm
NORTHWOOD – Ethan Schmidt was just hoping to qualify for state. The Clarksville junior did more than that, he emerged from the Class 1A state district meet at Northwood as the champion at 6 feet, 2 inches in the high jump, one of only seven jumpers across the state in the class to get past that mark, and emerged as one of the favorites at...
05/14/2019 - 4:05pm
NORTHWOOD – Nothing was guaranteed for North Butler after the Class 1A state-qualifying meet was over on Friday, May 10. Only the champion in each event was an automatic qualifier and the Bearcats fell short of the top spot in all events. However, after the state qualifiers were announced the following afternoon, the Bearcats had a pair of...
05/14/2019 - 4:03pm
NASHUA – For the second straight season, North Butler’s Beau Thompson made the cut to play at the Class 1A District meet this Friday at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls. Thompson shot 80 to finish the individual medalist runner-up and moved on from the Friday, May 10 Class 1A Sectional at Nashua’s Town & Country Club...
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