Les Houser

03/04/2015 - 11:11am

It certainly has been a great two-year run of success for the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling program, with back to back state dual titles and top three team finishes in the traditional tournament along with several individual champions and place winners, the experience of representing the school at state and the things that the kids gain from it are sometimes not as readily apparent.

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02/04/2015 - 2:30pm
  The Clarion-Goldfield-Dows girls varsity picked up a much-needed road win last Monday at Iowa Falls-Alden, securing a 51-45 win over the Cadets.   They rode a slim 26-24 lead into the second half and were able to expand on it a bit to hold on until the final buzzer. Read more about the game in the February 5 issue of The Monitor!
02/04/2015 - 2:19pm
The effort was certainly there, and a win was within reach, last Friday night in a home game with Clear Lake.   Even with two players reaching 20-plus points, it was just not quite enough as the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows varsity dropped an 81-75 game to the Lions.   Read more about the boys basketball game in the February 5 issue of The...
01/21/2015 - 12:39pm
Last Thursday night in Algona, the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows wrestling team took care of another NCC opponent in downing Algona 57-20. Justin Portillo (106), Josh Portillo (126), Joel Haberman (132), Tanner Abbas (138) and Zach Pogge (195) all scored points by fall, with Justin’s the quickest in a mere 23 seconds. Ben Powers took a 9-4...
01/21/2015 - 12:37pm
It was an up and down past week for the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows varsity basketball team, with two losses sandwiched between two non-conference wins.   On Monday, January 12, they hosted Belmond-Klemme in a make-up game and defeated the Broncos 68-62. B-K held a 12-8 advantage after one quarter, only to have the Cowgirls tie it at 27-27...
01/21/2015 - 12:33pm
It was a busy but great week for the Clarion-Goldfield-Dows varsity boys basketball team as they added two more wins to their record and very nearly a third.   After defeating Belmond-Klemme in a Monday night make-up game, they lost a Tuesday non-conference matchup at Pocahontas Area/Laurens-Marathon.   They played well in...
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