Kristi Nixon

07/10/2018 - 10:57am
SHEFFIELD – West Fork will start the 2018-19 school year with a new athletic director and head football coach, both of whom have close local ties and looking forward to getting started. Alex Brayton, a 2009 West Fork graduate, is the new athletic director at West Fork schools and is also director at the West Fork Wellness Center. “It’s exciting to be coming back to West Fork,...
05/29/2018 - 10:44am
SHEFFIELD – West Fork’s Lukas Wogen struck out 10 in five innings of a game that was called final at 6-0 due to lightning on Friday, May 25. The junior for the Warhawks allowed just one hit and one walk as they improved to 1-2 on the season. “He did a great job tonight,” West Fork coach Lance Thompson said. “Had...
05/29/2018 - 10:41am
SHEFFIELD – Living and dying by its base running, West Fork softball notched its first victory of the season, 6-1, over Nashua-Plainfield at home on Friday, May 25. There were base running gaffes, too, but once the Warhawks got the Huskies throwing the ball around, it benefitted the home team in this one. “We were really aggressive (on...
05/22/2018 - 10:39am
DES MOINES – Maybe it was inspiration from her teammates, maybe it was making up for her 3,000-meter run disappointment, whatever it was, Kenna Weaver of West Fork ran to a third-place finish in a personal-best time in the Class 1A 1,500 on Saturday, May 19. The West Fork junior had some trouble down the stretch in the heat of the 3,000 but...
05/19/2018 - 2:37pm
Finishing his career with a state title was beyond the imagination of West Fork’s Austin Larson. The senior hurdler ran the race of his career, busting both his personal record and the school record of 14.45 seconds to take the Class 1A 110-meter high hurdles. “That’s my PR by a lot, I mean, a lot,” Larson said. “I...
05/18/2018 - 1:17pm
DES MOINES -- This year was the year for Lexi Jones. She went from a runner-up finish to a tie for third in her sophomore and junior seasons, respectively, in the Class 1A high jump. Her senior year, the title was all hers. "I can't even tell you how great this feels," Jones said. "It's a great feeling. Just the chance to go...
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