Ankeny Centennial girls' soccer standout Courtney Kovacs has joined an exclusive club. The senior defender has been named a 2022 United Soccer Coaches High School Girls Winter-Spring All-American. She becomes only the third player under Centennial coach Chris Allen to earn All-American honors, joining Meg Brandt (2016) and Olivia Brown … [Read more...] about Kovacs named United Soccer Coaches High School All-American
Eden Gibson of Ankeny and Courtney Kovacs of Ankeny Centennial were the leaders of two of the top girls' soccer defensive units in the state. Now, the two seniors have been recognized for their efforts by the Iowa Girls' Coaches Association. Gibson and Kovacs were both repeat selections to the Class 3A all-state first team. They were joined on the … [Read more...] about Ankeny trio, Centennial duo named to Class 3A all-state first team by IGCA
During the first half of Saturday's Class 3A championship game against second-ranked Council Bluffs Lincoln, Ankeny Centennial midfielder Averi Porter struggled to become part of the Jaguars' offensive attack. At one point, Centennial coach Chris Allen yelled at Porter from the sideline. "Averi, we can't have you be a spectator today!" he said. A … [Read more...] about Porter responds to coach’s challenge, leads Jaguars to 3rd state championship
Ankeny Centennial soccer standout Courtney Kovacs decided earlier this week that she wanted to continue her playing career at Minnesota State-Mankato. Ankeny players Eden Gibson and Kennedy Macke came to the same conclusion at about the same time. Kovacs announced her verbal commitment to the Mavericks via Twitter on Tuesday. Gibson and Macke then … [Read more...] about COMMITTED: Centennial’s Kovacs to join Ankeny’s Gibson, Macke at Minnesota St.
Senior forward Rachael Christmann helped the Ankeny girls' soccer team to a 14-5 record and a second-place finish in the Class 3A state tournament. She led the Hawkettes with 16 goals, 11 assists and 43 points. Junior defender Courtney Kovacs helped Ankeny Centennial to an 18-3 mark and a trip to the Class 3A semifinals. She had one goal and two assists … [Read more...] about AF Preps of the Week: Rachael Christmann and Courtney Kovacs