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PCM Cross Country Places Well at Conference Meet

October 10, 2017 by KNIA / KRLS Radio

Both the boys and girls PCM cross country teams ran well at the Heart of Iowa Conference meet last night run at South Hamilton High School. The girls placed third overall, behind North Polk and Gilbert with a team score of 109 points, while the boys ...

I Was Just Thinking - A reason for sadness, but also a reason to smile

October 5, 2017 by Dallas County News

Dallas County NewsDuring those first two decades following the end of World War II, Iowa – indeed, all of America – began to change dramatically. One of the most dramatic of all changes took place within education. In an effort to give Iowa students wider access to ...

High school, college reunions provide times to reflect

September 21, 2017 by Dallas County News

Dallas County NewsBecause Polk City joined the district a year after it had been organized, those of us who made up the 43 graduates of 1961 claim to be the first North Polk graduating class that went all four years at the school. The 1960 grads, of course, also went ...

BGM Bears win 68-7; Grinnell stops North Polk in 2nd OT

September 9, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comThe BGM Bears football team had a problem getting into their game plan in the first period against the GMG Wolverines on Friday, Sept. 8. They didn't have to. The Bears took advantage of three fumbles on the first three possessions by the Wolverines ...

Center Point-Urbana heads to first state soccer title game with 1-0 win over North Polk

June 9, 2017 by The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesDES MOINES— It was always going to take something special to get sixth-seeded Center Point-Urbana to the Class 1A girls' state soccer championship game. In the 46th minute a Stormin' Pointer attack had forced No. 2 seed North Polk to kick the ball out ...

Class 1A girls' state soccer: Assumption, CPU reach Saturday's final

June 9, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comScores and highlights from Friday's Class 1A semifinals at the 2017 Iowa high school girls' soccer state tournament in Des Moines. ... Center Point-Urbana beat North Polk, 1-0, on Cownie's Field 6 in the second semifinal on Friday afternoon. Freshman ...

Class 1A state soccer: Assumption turns title rematch into rout, Nevada survives

June 8, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comScores and highlights from Thursday's Class 1A quarterfinals at the Iowa high school girls' soccer state tournament in Des Moines. ... As Tri-Center was kept winless in its third state tournament appearance, North Polk won its 16th straight game this ...

Take Five: What to watch at the girls' state soccer tournament this weekend

June 7, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comEach senior has been integral in her respective team's offense — Denver's scored 95 goals this season while Gilbert leads the state with 114. Behind those three, Iowa City West's Regan Steigleder has 36 scores along with 11 assists. North Polk's Joy ...

Joy Smith is North Polk's goal-scoring machine

June 6, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comALLEMAN, Ia. — The North Polk girls' soccer team huddles up for pre-practice stretches on a warm Tuesday afternoon. Off to the side, Joy Smith, who's scored more than 100 goals in her high school career, is telling a story about the time she couldn't ...

Meet the 2017 All-Iowa girls' track and field team

May 21, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comThe jumpers are Maria Gorham of North Polk of Alleman, who won Drake and state high jump titles, and long jumper Darby Thomas of Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln. The throwers combined to win the 4A state championship events. Anna Hoyman of ...

Saturday's Iowa state track and field meet results

May 20, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comBettendorf 30; 12. Johnston 29; 13. Pleasant Valley 25; 14. Davenport North 21; 15. CR Prairie 20; T16. Ames 16, Urbandale 16; 18. Davenport Central 14; T19. Iowa City High 19, CB Lewis Central 13, Southeast Polk 13; T22. CR Washington 12, Indianola 12 ...

Iowa Power volleyball wins national championship

April 29, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comAlyssa Ballenger of Ankeny High School was chosen as the MVP of the tournament. Southeast Polk High School's Emily Plock and North Polk's Hannah Becker were put on the 12-member all-tournament team. The team finished with a 38-13 record for the ...

North Polk teams compete in Battle of Books

April 20, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comFourteen North Polk sixth-grade students competed in Ames Public Library's Battle of the Books on April 6. The Golden Zach team, made up of Zach Sporaa, Austin Steirman, Cora Reed and Kiara Jesse were one of six teams that earned 190 out of 200 points ...

Phillips named North Polk principal

April 13, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comCynthia Phillips will be the next principal at North Polk High School, replacing current Principal Derrick Joel, who recently accepted a superintendent position in Nebraska. Phillips is the high school principal at AHSTW Community School District in ...

North Polk students fare well in battle of book knowledge

March 30, 2017 by

DesMoinesRegister.comForty North Polk fifth-graders competed in Ames Public Library's Battle of the Books on March 2. Teams of four students earned points for answering questions about books they had been reading from a list over the past year. Three North Polk teams ...

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