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02/14/2017 - 1:57pm
LAKE MILLS – Consider the weight of the situation for West Fork senior Jake Hansen. With a pin of Lake Mills’ Cael Boehmer in the 138-pound district final at Lake Mills, Hansen became the Warhawks first four-time state wrestling qualifier in school history. “It’s pretty special to accomplish that,” Hansen said. “Most guys these days just want to make it to...
02/07/2017 - 2:10pm
EAGLE GROVE – A week of rest did Jarel Arbegast’s body good. Sitting out the tough Top of Iowa Conference wrestling meet aided the West Fork 170-pound senior as he won the Class 1A sectional title at Eagle Grove along with teammate Jake Hansen, who is a four-time district qualifier. “First off, it helped me rest my hips, gave...
02/01/2017 - 12:43pm
FOREST CITY – West Fork senior 138-pounder Jake Hansen became the first West Fork wrestler to earn four conference titles for the Warhawks in wrestling on Saturday, Jan. 28. Hansen won by 5-2 decision against Lake Mills’ Cael Boehmer in the final to claim the Top of Iowa Conference title, the only West Fork wrestler to reach the...
02/01/2017 - 12:40pm
SHEFFIELD – A break-out fourth quarter for West Fork’s boys basketball team resulted in a huge 56-39 cross-divisional Top of Iowa Conference win over West Hancock on Saturday, Jan. 28. Leading by just a 32-29 margin heading into the final eight minutes, the Warhawks outscored the previously Class 1A No. 9-ranked Eagles 24-10 to improve...
02/01/2017 - 12:36pm
SHEFFIELD - A back-and-forth game in which West Fork’s girls basketball team led for much of the second half, big-time shots late by Faith Hammer provided the difference. Hammer, who scored 19 points along with Kelly Leerar, provided the go-ahead three-pointer with 1 minute, 59 seconds to go in West Hancock’s 54-50 cross-divisional Top...
02/01/2017 - 12:29pm
SHEFFIELD – Even though West Fork missed some free throws in the fourth quarter of its Top of Iowa game against St. Ansgar, the Warhawks made them when they mattered. Zach Martinek hit 4-of-4 from the line in the final minute to turn a nail-biter of a one-point game into a 52-46 victory for coach Frank Schnoes’ team on Friday, Jan. 27...
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