|Signees: Shown from left are high school softball players Ashley Gibbs of Osceola, Samantha Strand of Johnston and Brittni Vogt of Ottumwa, who all signed Letters of Intent on Jan. 15 to play softball for Southwestern starting in the fall 2013 semester. Gibbs plays infield, while Strand and Vogt both pitch. (SWCC photo)|
To avoid a conflict with the State Dual Wrestling Tournament next week, the Creston Activities Booster Club will meet 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at A&G Steakhouse & Lounge.
Agenda includes use of football concession area for April 6 “Walk for a Cause,” Booster Club donation to CHS Publishing, spring sports parent reps and Booster Club clothing.
Jeff Bevins, activities director, is looking into purchasing banners for all CHS state teams, which would be funded by the activity budget.
Registration will continue through 4 p.m. Feb. 27 for Creston Park and Recreation coed volleyball league.
Fee is $150 per team. Program information and registration materials are available at the Park and Recreation office, room 104 of the restored Creston Depot.
The High Lakes Outdoor Alliance and Iowa Department of Natural Resources are co-sponsoring a free youth ice fishing clinic Saturday at Green Valley State Park.
Participants age 18 and under are to meet at the southwest boat ramp at 10 a.m. A fish fry is planned for 11:30 a.m. and prizes will be awarded from the clinic.
Register by Wednesday by calling 782-5131. Include name and date of birth. For information, contact Corey Carlton of DNR at 641-414-2173.
The Grand View women's bowling team (below) came away with their first tournament victory Jan. 26-27 at the V-Hawk Invitational.
Sophomore Taylor Hance of Creston (second from right in rear) led the team with a three-game set of 627 (209 average), and earned the second spot o the All-Tournament Team. The team's combined pin count was 2783 with an average of 185. On Sunday, the ladies bowled 20 baker games with a total pin couint of 3790 and 189 average, advancing for an exciting victory over 15th-ranked St. Ambrose and final-round victory over No. 27 Viterbo, the host team.
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