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Jenks sets soph record at 5K race in NYC

NEW YORK - Stephanie Jenks of Linn-Mar placed second in the 5,000 meter run at the New Balance Indoor Nationals in New York Friday and set a national record in the event for high school sophomores.

Jenks ran the 5K race in 16 minutes, 37.5 seconds. Tessa Barrett, a high school senior from Waverly, Pa., won the event in 16 minutes, 11.855 seconds.

The top-six finishers in the race were named All-Americans.

Jenks won a major triathlon in Florida last Saturday, captured the 1500 and 3000 meter runs at the Dickinson Relays in Cedar Falls on Tuesday, then flew to New York for the New Balance meet.


Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2014 22:13

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8 Metro girls make INA all-state

Eight players from the Metro area were named to the all-state girls basketball teams by the Iowa Newspaper Association Tuesday.

Dani Franklin of Washington was named first team all-state in Class 5A and Shelby Hembera was named first team all-state in Class 1A.

Amanda Ollinger of Jefferson and Aleena Hobbs of Washington were named second team all-state in Class 5A. Michalyn Mohr of Marion and Hayley Deutmeyer of Xavier were honored as second-team selections in Class 4A.



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Schoffner to receive IGHSAU award

Chuck Schoffner of Ankeny is the winner of the Jack North Award from the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union, the IHSGAU announced Friday.

The Jack North Award is the highest honor the Union presents to an individual. The award has been given just 14 times in the 87-year history of the IGHSAU.

Schoffner will be honored at the Iowa Girls State Basketball Tournament during halftime of the Class 5A championship game Saturday, March 8.



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State Wrestling Results - Day 3

At Des Moines

Saturday's Class 3A Results

Team scores (final)

1. Bettendorf                  162.0
2. Southeast Polk            158.0
3. Waverly-Shell Rock        151.5
4. Linn-Mar, Marion             91.5
5. Prairie, Cedar Rapids        74.0
6. North Scott, Eldridge      68.0
7. Iowa City, West             59.0
8. Dallas Center-Grimes        52.0
9. Pleasant Valley               51.5
10. Waterloo West            47.0

11. Indianola 46.0, 12. Dowling Catholic, Wdm 44.0,  13. Xavier, Cedar Rapids 43.0, 14. (tie) Fort Dodge 37.0, Mason City 37.0, 16. Fort Madison 33.0, 17. Valley, West Des Moines 31.0, 18. Epworth, Western Dubuque 30.0, 19. Cedar Rapids, Jefferson 29.5, 20. Clinton 28.0

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 February 2014 22:10



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State Wrestling Results - Day 2

At Des Moines

Friday's Class 3A Results

Team Scores
(Through quarterfinals and second-round consolations)

1. Bettendorf                       142.0
2. Southeast Polk                  129.0
3. Waverly-Shell Rock             118.5
4. Linn-Mar, Marion             73.5
5. Prairie, Cedar Rapids       67.0

6. North Scott, Eldridge          57.0
7. Iowa City, West                 42.5
7. Pleasant Valley                   42.5
9. Dallas Center-Grimes           41.0
10. Dowling Catholic, Wdm     35.0

11. Mason City 33.0, 12. (tie) Indianola 31.0, Valley, West Des Moines 31.0, Waterloo, West 31.0, 15. Fort Madison 30.0, 16. Xavier, Cedar Rapids 29.0, 17. Johnston 27.0, 18. Waukee 26.0, 19. Epworth, Western Dubuque 24.0, 20. Fort Dodge 23.0

Last Updated on Saturday, 22 February 2014 14:31



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