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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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