URBANDALE WAUKEE ANKENY

New member of the cheetah club

Posted by Urbandale | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 27-02-2015

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Des Moines Christian senior, Kenzie Mayse, is Acceleration Iowa’s newest member of the Cheetah Club.  She ran an impressive 17mph unassisted for 6 secs.  Kenzie is wrapping up her winter training and is putting her focus towards track.  We wish her all the best this track season! Keep up the great work Kenzie!

Urbandale’s Carver to be a Red raider

Posted by Urbandale | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 25-02-2015

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Urbandale senior Jessi Carver signed her Letter of Intent to continue her soccer career at Northwestern College in Orange City!   Jessi has lettered for three years at midfielder for the J-Hawks, and was a co-recipient of the Hustle Award on last season’s varsity team.  Congratulations Jessi! Keep up the great work and good luck this season!

Bergstrom to be a future cyclone

Posted by Urbandale | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 24-02-2015

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Congratulations to Johnston’s Jack Bergstrom for committing to Iowa State!  Jack has worked extremely hard this off season and is looking to 3-peat the 400-meter hurdles at the Relays.  Keep up the great work Jack!

Lowe Off to a Good Start at Central Missouri

Posted by waukee | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 22-02-2015

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Former Waukee Warrior and Acceleation Iowa athlete Corbin Lowe has been doing well in his freshman year at Central Missouri State. He ran 22.57 indoor 200m for a 2nd place finish this past Friday. Corbin has come a long ways since his Freshman year at Waukee when he was concentrating on Baseball. Through hard work he developed into an outstanding runner and his passion for the sport of track and field has only grown with his first taste of success his Sophomore year. Under the leadership of Coach Brent Heitland he was a part of the 2014 state championship team, where he ran legs on the winning 4x100m and 4x200m relay teams … Ran a leg on the state champion 4x400m relay team in 2013 … Named 2013 Elite All-State in the 200m, 4x100m and 4x200m relays … Named All-State in 2012 for the 400m dash, 4x400m and DMR relays. We look forward to hearing more from Corbin as the season continues!

State Wrestling

Posted by ankeny | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 18-02-2015

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Good luck to all of our athletes at the state tournament this weekend.  Its exciting to see everyone’s hard work paying off.  We will be keeping our eyes on Centennial wrestlers Steve Stych and Alec Helmkamp wrestling at 106# and 145#.  We are also looking forward to watching Kaden Sauer (Dowling/152#) and Tucker Ksiazek (Bondurant-Farrar 170#).  Good luck!!!

Rottinghaus places 3rd in state debut

Posted by Urbandale | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 17-02-2015

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AI athlete and WDM Valley Freshmen Andrew Rottinghaus (pictured just left of the trophy in front row), had a season to remember!  Qualifying for state as a freshmen is a huge accomplishment and we cannot wait to see what else Andrew has in store over the next 3 years!  Keep up the great work Andrew!!

Hurdle Drills

Posted by ankeny | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 16-02-2015

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Awesome work from the Friday 4:30 crew pushing each other through some hurdle drills!  Great way to start the weekend!!

McKinney Solid in College Debut

Posted by ankeny | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 16-02-2015

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Shoutout to Ankeny Centennial alum and Arkansas Freshman Keaton McKinney on beginning his college career with a solid outing in an 11-4 win over North Dakota this weekend.  Keaton pitched 3 1/3 innings allowing one run and 4 hits.  Good luck this season Keaton!!!

 

Cory Harding, 200 lbs. Speeding Bullet

Posted by waukee | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 15-02-2015

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Senior Cory Harding is a big guy at 200 lbs. but he can also run 25 mph for 6 straight seconds!!! Cory plans on walking on at Iowa State University to play for Paul Rhodes and the Iowa State Cyclones. We also look forward to watching him run on the the track this spring for Norwalk! Great work Cory!

Nelson Signs Officially With The Hawkeyes

Posted by waukee | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 08-02-2015

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WAUKEE, Ia. – Anthony Nelson wore an Iowa Hawkeyes sweatshirt and made it official Wednesday morning.

The Elite all-state defensive lineman signed a letter of intent to play football at Iowa. He was one of 20 Warrior seniors who were part of a ceremony in the Waukee Fieldhouse.

It will be months before Nelson puts on shoulder pads for the Hawkeyes. But the 6-foot-6, 210-pounder felt his energy surge to think of the future.

“It gets you more excited for what’s to come,” said Nelson, who had 21 solo tackles for loss last fall.

Anthony’s father, Jeff, was a defensive lineman for the Hawkeyes. Anthony grew up with lots of Iowa football inspiration on the walls of his family’s home.

“There are pictures of dad all around the house,” Nelson said.