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A tradition retires

by dhayes on January 27, 2015

Dunne, a Grinnell coaching icon, to retire at end of school year By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com Walking into his office near the school gymnasium, you’ll spot a large bulletin board on the wall that’s covered with pictures and memories of former students, football players, coaches, faculty and friends. There’s really nothing on Jim Dunne’s desk […]

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Bears handle Sigourney with 68-45 win

by dhayes on January 27, 2015

Stop 10-1 Savages as Fiebelkorn scores 21 points By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The BGM boys went into the home game against Sigourney as the underdogs. After all, Sigourney had a 10-1 record going into the game in Brooklyn. The Bears? They were under .500 at 6-7. So, underdogs, right? Don’t tell the BGM players that. […]

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BGM beats stubborn Montezuma

January 20, 2015 BGM sports

Bears stop Bravettes 57-44 By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The BGM Bears girls team defeated a stubborn Montezuma Bravettes basketball squad 57-44 on Tuesday, Jan. 13 in Brooklyn. The Bears were led by Jolissa Kriegel with 18 points and 17 rebounds, Kayleen Beck added 16 points and eight rebounds while Whitney Kline scored 11 points. Montezuma’s […]

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BGM’s Beck scores 1,000th point against HLV

January 13, 2015 BGM sports

Bears win contest 66-32, then stop Tri-County 68-33 By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The BGM Bears girl’s basketball team jumped out to an 18-5 lead in the first period to defeat the HLV Warriors 66-32 on the road on Tuesday, Jan. 6. That’s the good news for Bears fans. But it gets better. Kayleen Beck, who’s […]

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Tigers swamp Oskaloosa 70-36 as Jackson scores 33 points

December 23, 2014 BGM sports

By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The Grinnell Tigers jumped to a 16-9 first period lead then outscored Oskaloosa 26-7 in the second period to wrap up Oskaloosa 70-36 on Friday, Dec. 19. Led by Deja Jackson with 33 points – 10-of-13 from field goal range (6-of-9 at the 3-point stripe), the Tigers extended their lead in […]

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BGM’s Boelen, Wilson take on nation

December 23, 2014 BGM sports

Run in USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country meet By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com Two BGM runners took on the rest of the nation at the USATF Junior Olympic Cross Country meet at the Whispering Pines Golf Course in Myrtle Beach, SC on Saturday, Dec. 13. BGM’s Geert Boelen and Jacob Wilson both took part in the […]

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Bravettes just miss stopping No. 15 Keota 43-40

December 16, 2014 BGM sports

By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The Montezuma Bravettes played a close and tough game against No. 15 Keota, but just weren’t able to pull off the win as they fell to the Eagles 43-40. “It was a fun game against a great team,” said Bravette Head Coach Cory Nikkel. “We knew going in Keota’s defense was […]

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Tigers stop Benton Community 62-39

December 16, 2014 Benton Community Sports

By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The Grinnell Tigers jumped out to a 20-12 first period lead and never looked back as they stopped Benton Community 62-39 on Saturday, Dec. 6. The Tigers, led by three players in double figures, extended their first period lead to 33-18 at halftime. Cade McKnight led Grinnell with 14 points and […]

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Braves open season with 52-46 win over BGM

December 9, 2014 BGM sports

By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com The Montezuma Braves opened the season at home with a 52-46 win over BGM on Tuesday, Dec. 2. With Jake Hasley connecting for 13 points and Brody McKeag adding 12, the Braves jumped out to a 16-7 first period lead. The Bears started a comeback in the second period, outscoring Montezuma […]

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BGM drops Montezuma 47-32

December 9, 2014 BGM sports

By Dann Hayes dhayes1@registermedia.com Kayleen Beck scored 13 points and Jolissa Kriegel controlled the boards with 17 rebounds as the BGM Bears improved to 3-0 with a 47-32 win on the road against Montezuma on Tuesday, Dec. 2. The Bears opened with a 12-5 first period lead – 25-15 at halftime. “We jumped to a […]

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