Sports

04/11/2018 - 10:51am

A perennial discussion for Clarion-Goldfield-Dows school district administration is the possibility of sharing the school’s wrestling program with the Belmond-Klemme school district. Bob Olson, C-G-D superintendent, said five different B-K superintendents have asked him about it over the years, but for one reason or another, the arrangement never went through.

This year, however,...

02/28/2018 - 11:06am
It was a season of learning fundamentals and individual improvement for the members of the CGD seventh grade girls basketball team. We spent time in almost every practice working on high-percentage shots and emphasizing the importance of rebounding. For a group of players that had virtually no game experience prior to this season, it was exciting...
02/28/2018 - 11:04am
The 2017-18 8th grade boys basketball team finished a very successful season with a couple of wins against a newly acquired team from South Hamilton. That brought the season record for the ‘A’ team to 9-1, and the ‘B’ team to 8-2. The boys came into the season with high expectations due to their work and success at the rec-...
02/21/2018 - 10:49am
The championship match to determine the 2A state dual tournament winner was just what it figured to be on paper, number one seed New Hampton/Turkey Valley versus number two Clarion-Goldfield-Dows. While it was a back and forth, fairly tight battle, the top-ranked Chickasaws held on for a 42-30 win. Following the Cowboys in the final finishing...
02/21/2018 - 10:46am
Even though it likely didn’t end the way they had hoped, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team got everything they could squeeze out of their traditional state tournament experience. Following the Saturday night finals, Tanner Abbas (145) and Spencer Trenary (285) brought home the individual hardware to go along with the team’s...
02/21/2018 - 10:43am
The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows basketball team may be getting hot at just the right time, after winning their first two games in district play. They defeated Southeast Valley last Tuesday 73-57, then disposed of Eagle Grove 83-53 on Thursday to move into the district final. A win there puts them into the sub-state round (by the time you read this,...
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