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Bulldogs Boys Basketball Headed to State for First Time since 1936

Van Meter used a huge 3rd quarter to separate themselves from a very good AHSTW team on their way to a 73-53 win in the sub-state final in Atlantic on Saturday night.  The Bulldogs led 20 -17 after the first and 33-26 at the half.  The Bulldogs outscored AHSTW 28-10 in the third to basically […]

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Bulldogs Finish of the Regular Season with a 58-44 win over Woodward Academy

Van Meter finished off their regular season with a 20-1 record by beating Woodward Academy 58-44.  The Bulldogs led the whole way, but never could pull away against a solid Woodward Academy team.  Van Meter was led in scoring by Grant Johnson and JJ Durflinger with 13 each.  The Bulldogs will face the winner of […]

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Bulldogs Comeback to Knock off Des Moines Christian

Van Meter needed a win at Des Moines Christian to claim an outright boys basketball conference title.  With 3 minutes to go in the 3rd quarter it was not looking good.  The Bulldogs trailed 42-31 and all the momentum was with the Lions.  Van Meter rattled off 9 points to end the quarter to pull […]

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Bulldogs Cruise Past West Central Valley

Van Meter remained undefeated Tuesday night with a 78-37 victory over WCV.  The Bulldogs were led in scoring by Mitchell Pomeroy with 21.  Ryan Schmitt and JJ Durflinger both had 14 as well to pace the Bulldogs.  Everyone else in the scorebook also got on the board for Van Meter.  The Bulldogs play next at […]

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Bulldogs Beat Panorama 67-40

The Bulldogs got past the early hot shooting of Panorama to come out with a 67-40 victory on Monday night.  Van Meter was led in scoring by Ryan Schmitt with 27 and Blake Fryar with 16.  The Bulldogs led 20-16 after the first quarter and 36-24 at the half.  Panorama stayed even with Van Meter […]

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Bulldogs Push Past Woodward-Granger 58-32

Van Meter led nearly the whole way Friday night against Woodward-Granger.  The Bulldogs pounded the ball inside early and often to Ryan Schmitt and Grant Johnson who went for 14 points each.  When the defense collapsed Blake Fryar hit a few from the outside and led the Bulldogs in scoring with 15.  5 other Bulldogs […]

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Bulldogs Play Well in a Win over Winterset Boys on Saturday

Van Meter played a non-conference game on Saturday against the Winterset Huskies.  Winterset came into the game having won 3 games in a row, but Van Meter put together a great game and led from beginning to end to take a 76-54 victory.  The Bulldogs got off to a great start with some hot shooting […]

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Van Meter Survives at Earlham 41-40

The Bulldogs looked as if they were going to take their first loss on the season until Blake Fryar hit a long 3 as time expired to lift Van Meter to a 41-40 victory over Earlham.  The Bulldogs were led in scoring by JJ Durflinger with 16 and Fryar added 11.  No other players reached […]

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Van Meter Boys Knock of Des Moines Christian 66 – 55

The Van Meter Bulldogs took down an undefeated number 1 ranked Des Moines Christian team Friday night 66 – 55.  That moves the Bulldogs to 9 -0 on the season.  The Bulldogs were led in scoring by Grant Johnson with 16, Blake Fryar with 13, and then Ian Abrahamson and Mitch Pomeroy finished with 10 […]

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Bulldogs Handle ACGC to begin second half of season.

The Bulldogs improved to 8 -0 on the season with a 69-25 win over ACGC.  The Bulldogs were led in scoring by Blake Fryar who had all 16 of his points in the first half.  JJ Durflinger had 12 and Ryan Schmitt had 11 to complete the Bulldogs who were in double figures.  Van Meter […]

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