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Athletic Passes Available in Secondary Office

Passes into home Van Meter athletic events are available in the secondary office. This is a simple and cost effective way to attend Van Meter sporting events. Family Passes are $250, adults $100 and students are $60. This will get you into all home Van Meter games except post season play. To purchase passes please […]

Van Meter wins WCAC all sports title

For the first time in school history Van Meter has claimed the WCAC all sports title. Points are awarded to each school according to their finish in all sports sanctioned by the WCAC. Van Meter captured the title with 87.5 points. Panorama was second with 78.5 and Ogden finished with 75.5 to place third. Van […]

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Results From State Track

Last week the Van Meter boys and girls track teams participated in the state track meet with multiple performers placing. On the girls side Mackenzie Blomgren finished 6th in the 100 in 13.13 while her sister Meagan was 8th in a time of 13.16. Meagan was also 9th in the 200 at 26.28. Both sisters […]

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Thursday will be a busy day at state track for Van Meter

Van Meter will be very active at the state track meet on Thursday both on the track and in the field events. They following are the scheduled times for the Bulldogs for the entire week. Thursday 2:00 PM Girls Shot – Mackenzie Roberts 2:00 PM Boys Long Jump – Carson Rhodes 2:40 PM Boys Shuttle […]

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Van Meter Send 10 Individuals and 2 relays to state

The Van Meter boys and girls track teams had 10 individuals and 2 relays qualify for the state track meet. State track begins on Thursday May 18th. Meagan Blomgren was first in the state qualifying meet with a jump of 17’5.2/5″ in the long jump. Meagan’s jump is also a new school record. Mackenzie Blomgren […]

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Boys Run well at Panorama

The varsity track team ran well at the Panorama Relays finishing 5th. Second place to 5th was separated by less than 10 points. Van Meter finished with 79.5 points. Carson Rhodes had two first place finishes for the Bulldogs, winning the 100 meter dash in a season best 11.64 and taking the long jump with […]

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Boys 5th in WCAC Meet

The Van Meter boys track team finished 5th in the WCAC track meet with 60 points on Tuesday. Madrid was the team champion. Second place finishers for the Bulldogs were Carson Rhodes in the long jump at 19’8″. Sam Thompson was second in the 110 meter high hurdles in a personal best 15.94. The shuttle […]

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Boys Break School Record in the Shuttle Hurdle Relay

The shuttle hurdle team of Sam Thompson, Noah Hale, Owen Jones and Tyler Kubiak broke the school record Thursday at the Dave Tapps invitational in a time of 1:02.18. The previous record was set in 2011 by Logan Bardwell, Andrew Flaherty, Max Bauman and Alex Gilmore in 1:02.60. Overall the Bulldogs finished 4th as a […]

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Van Meter Boys Win WCV Invitational

Van Meter out distanced second place ACGC by 5 points to win the WCV Invitational with 149 points. Connor Guess broke his own school record with a throuw of 49’7″ to finish first in the shot put. Other first place finishers for the Bulldogs were Sam Thompson in the 110 hurdles (16.67). Anthony Potthoff in […]

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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 […]

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