Sports

03/31/2020 - 9:58am
HAMPTON – Never before has Hampton, Hampton-Dumont nor Hampton-Dumont-CAL faced off with Sheffield, Sheffield-Chapin, SCMT or West Fork in football. All of that changes on Friday, Sept. 11 when West Fork comes to Hampton for this non-district gridiron game, announced officially on Thursday, March 26 when the Iowa High School Athletic Association released 2020 schedules. It provides some...
03/24/2020 - 10:19am
HAMPTON – Since the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has put everyone’s sports plans on hold, there is little that can be done. But area coaches have placed trust in their athletes in hopes that there will be a season after the initial postponement until April 13. “We’d be thrilled to start the season April 13 and...
03/17/2020 - 10:20am
DES MOINES -- West Fork made a furious rally to come within three, but fell short in the Class 1A state consolation final, 78-72, against Montezuma on Thursday, March 12 at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Kayden Ames had a big offensive burst in the second half to score 22 points after just six in the first half against the Braves (25-3). He was...
03/17/2020 - 10:17am
DES MOINES – Already playing with heavy hearts since the sudden passing of Edison Caspers’ father, Ed, on Tuesday, the West Fork boys’ basketball team lost in the Class 1A state semifinal 66-52 to Algona Garrigan on Wednesday, March 11 at Wells Fargo Arena. All members of the West Fork team were wearing black WF T-shirts with...
03/12/2020 - 2:48pm
DES MOINES — Frank Schnoes wore his “Let the Peacock Fly” T-shirt for a reason. He knew his team was going to exceed expectations, just like the originator of the shirt and saying, Frank Garza and his son Luka Garza for the University of Iowa, have done. Schnoes’ West Fork Warhawks did just that in a 55-53 Class 1A state...
03/04/2020 - 11:32am
NEVADA — Holding off Ankeny Christian, West Fork’s boys’ basketball team earned its first state berth since 2014. Coach Frank Schnoes’ Warhawks built a 20-point lead early in the second half, only to see it dwindle to three with 5 minutes, 2 seconds left. But West Fork got a pair of big baskets inside from Brayden Vold, who...
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