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Van Meter Boys Second in Own Invitational

The Van Meter boys placed second to Woodward Academy in the Van Meter invitational Tuesday night. Sam Thompson won the 110 high hurdles (16.42) and joined Noah Hale, Owen Jones and Tyler Kubiak to win the shuttle hurdle relay (1:03.69). Carson Rhodes won the long jump (20’5″) and Connor Guess was first in the shot […]

Guess Wins Shot at Earlham

Connor Guess won the shot put at the Earlham invitational with a throw of 46 feet 1 and 1/2 inches to help Van Meter finish 4th with 79 points. Second place finishers for the Bulldogs were Carson Rhoades in the long jump (19’0″) and the shuttle hurdle (1:04.29) team of Sam Thompson, Noah Hale, Casey […]

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Boys Track Second at ACGC

The boys track team ran at Guthrie Center on Thursday finishing second to host ACGC with 129 points. Van Meter logged 2 first place finishes on the night. The 800 medley team of Cody Coffman, Ian Abrahamson, Sam Thompson and Cameron Smolik finished first in at time of 1:45.01. The shuttle hurdle team of Noah […]

Boys Open Track Season at Earlham Earlybird

The boys track team opened the 2017 season Monday at Earlham. The Bulldogs started the meet well in the field events with 3 first place finishes. Anthony Potthoff won the high jump and Carson Rhoades took the long jump. Kaleb Booge was first in the discus while Dakota Herr took second in the same event. […]

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Mackenzie Roberts Named All State

For the second year in a row Mackenzie Roberts was named 2nd team all state by both the Iowa Basketball Coaches Association and the Iowa Newspaper Association. This past season Mackenzie helped the Bulldogs to the state tournament for only the 3rd time in school history. During this past season Mackenzie became Van Meter’s all […]

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Two Bulldogs Named First Team All Conference

Mackenzie Roberts and Cassandra Jones have both been selected first team all conference by the WCAC coaches for their efforts this past season. The Bulldogs finished the conference schedule 14-2 and placed second. Jones and Roberts were also named to the 2A Central Region all District Team. This is the second year in a row […]

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Van Meter Falls 60-54 at State

Treynor downed the Van Meter girls 60-54 at the state tournament in quarterfinal round action Monday night. Van Meter jumped out to an 11-7 advatage after the first quarter but trailed 29-25 at the half. Van Meter closed the gap to two points with two minutes left in the game but were unable to overcome […]

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Van Meter Girls Headed to State

The Van Meter girls trailed by 11 in the third period but rallied to down Panorama 39-38 in the regional finals to advance to the state tournament for the first time since 2001. Panorama led 15-9 after the first quarter and 21-12 at half. After Panorama extended the led to 11 early in the 3rd […]

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Van Meter Advances to the Regional Final

Before a large home crowd Friday the Van Meter girls basketball team downed DMC for the 3rd time this season to advance to the regional final. With the 52-41 victory the Bulldogs travel to Waukee Monday night at 7:00 PM to take on conference foe Panorama. Panorama has defeated the Bulldogs twice this season in […]

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Van Meter Girls Advance in Regionals

The Van Meter girls improved to 19 and 3 on the season with a quarter final round victory in regional play, downing Woodward Granger 56-35. Leading 25-20 at half the Bulldogs used a strong second half to secure the victory and advance to a semi-final matchup with Des Moines Christian on Friday in Van Meter. […]

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