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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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Girls Beat Clarke on Senior Night

The Van Meter girls beat Clarke on senior night 58-26 to finish the regular season 18-3 and 14-2 in WCAC play which is good for second place in the conference. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 12-1 first quarter lead and never looked back. It was the final regular season home game for seniors Emma […]

Van Meter Girls Rally to Down DMC

Trailing by 3 points entering the 4th quarter the Van Meter girls came back to defeat DMC 39-34 at DMC on Tuesday. The win pushes Van Meter’s record to 17-3 on the season. CJ Jones and Mackenzie Roberts topped the scoring with 11 points each. Bailey Junge chipped in 6 on two critical 4th quarter […]

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Big First Half Lifts Van Meter Girls

Jumping out to a 35 – 7 halftime lead the Van Meter girls improved their record to 16 and 3 on the season with a 59 to 33 victory over ACGC.  The 10th ranked Bulldogs are 13 and 2 in WCAC play. Emily Roberts topped the scoring with 17 points. CJ Jones followed her with […]

Van Meter Girls Grind Out Win

The Van Meter girls moved to 15-3 on the season with a hard fought 38-31 victory over Ogden. Van Meter out scored Ogden by 8 in the second half after the score was tied at half. Emily Roberts had 15 points for the Bulldogs. CJ Jones added 11 and Ellie Folkerts chipped in 9. Van […]

Girls fall in OT

For the second time in a week the Van Meter girls fell to Panorama in overtime. The score was tied at 40 at the end of regulation with the Panthers out scoring the Bulldogs 10 to 4 in the extra period to win 50-44. CJ Jones was the top scorer for Van Meter with 13 […]

Van Meter Girls Beat WCV 47-36

The Van Meter girls moved to 14-2 on the season with a 47-36 victory over WCV. Van Meter led 44-26 after 3 quarters and cruised to the victory. Mackenzie Roberts topped the Bulldogs in scoring with 12 points and Ellie Folkerts followed with 10. CJ Jones was next with 8 and Emily Roberts had 7. […]

Panorama Downs Van Meter in OT

#9 Panorama downed number #6 Van Meter in overtime 59-51. With the win Panorama moves into a tie with the Bulldogs atop the WCAC. Mackenzie Roberts had 16 to top Van Meter’s scoring. Emily Roberts added 13 and CJ Jones had 10. With the loss Van Meter’s record on the year goes to to 13-2 […]

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    Congrats to the #vanmeter boys BB team on their 50-33 win over I-35 last night. The Bulldogs play AHSTW 2go2 state in Atlantic 2/25 @ 7pm

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