Ankeny's Conner Niffenegger missed the last six football games after suffering an ACL injury during the Hawks' season opener against Ankeny Centennial. When Niffenegger returned to the field on Friday night against Sioux City North, it took him only 12 seconds to make a huge impact for the Hawks. The 155-pound senior fielded a short kick on the opening … [Read more...] about Niffenegger’s kickoff return sparks Hawks to 62-7 victory over S.C. North
Senior defensive lineman Romello Gray has helped the Ankeny football team to a 3-4 record, including a 2-1 mark in district play. Gray made one solo tackle for a loss and had five assists in the Hawks' 47-0 victory over visiting Des Moines Lincoln on Friday. He is tied for fourth on the team with 28.5 tackles on the season. Here is some inside info on … [Read more...] about Revive Clinic and Spa Prep of the Week: Romello Gray, Ankeny football
All the Ankeny football team can do is take care of its own business. That's what the Hawks did on Friday night. Ankeny rolled to a 47-0 victory over visiting Des Moines Lincoln for its third win in the last four weeks, keeping its playoff hopes alive. The Hawks are now 2-1 in Class 4A District 1 and 3-4 overall, while Lincoln's records dropped to 1-2 … [Read more...] about Hawks keep playoff hopes alive with 47-0 victory over Lincoln
Here are five potential storylines for Friday's Jag-Hawk football game at Ankeny Stadium: 1. Will Centennial's dominance of the crosstown rivalry continue? The Jaguars have won five of the six meetings against Ankeny since the split into two high schools in 2013. The last three games have been decided by an average of 14.7 points, including … [Read more...] about Who will emerge as the star in Friday’s Jag-Hawk showdown?
After avenging one of its dual-meet losses, the Ankeny wrestlers were hoping to avenge another one while earning a trip to next week's state duals tournament at Wells Fargo Arena. Unfortunately, top-ranked Fort Dodge had some other ideas. The Dodgers won eight of the last nine matches, all of them by falls, and rolled to a 58-18 victory over No. 17 … [Read more...] about No. 1 Fort Dodge wrestlers ‘flex their muscle’ in victory over Hawks