The Denison-Schleswig sophomore runner is ranked 19th in the Iowa Association of Track Coaches Class 3-A individual girls cross country rankings. She finished 17th overall as a freshman at last fall’s state meet.

Lee Toole has heard the chatter about his baseball team. As the largest school in the Hawkeye Ten Conference, Class 4-A No. 5 Council Bluffs Lewis Central has a schedule full of opponents from smaller classes.

A youth movement is taking place on the Denison-Schleswig girls cross country team. Ranked 13th in Class 3-A in the latest Iowa Association of Track Coaches team rankings, the Monarchs’ top seven are two sophomores and five freshmen.

Brandon Scherff played tennis — at 250 pounds! — in high school at Denison-Schleswig, along with baseball, basketball and throwing the shot put and discus in track and field. After taking Scherff with the fifth pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, the Washington Redskins are hoping his athl…

Curt Schulte climbed to the top of the ladder, cut the net free from the rim and shouted what the Glenwood community had waited decades to hear. “Des Moines, here we come!” the Glenwood coach screamed.

Denison-Schleswig played a near-flawless game to build leads of 18 in the third quarter, 13 with less than four minutes remaining and eight with less than a minute to go.

The Hawkeye Ten Conference’s most dominating post player hasn’t always been so. Far from it, in fact. Standing out hasn’t been a problem in Spencer Pauley’s senior season. The Monarch leads the Hawkeye Ten in rebounding (11.4) and blocks (4.3), and is third in scoring (19.4). He helped Denison-Schleswig capture its first conference championship in 15 years.

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