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Hayes rolled with all the punches

February 17, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DES MOINES – The best stories are those that come with happy endings, but sometimes stories deserve to be written even when the end is met with heartbreak. Fort Madison’s Sam [Read More…]

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Hayes suffers injury, Settles will make podium

February 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DES MOINES – Fort Madison junior Danen Settles will step on the podium at Des Moines’ Wells-Fargo arena on Saturday in his second trip to the state wrestling tournament. But exactly [Read More…]

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Settles, Hayes get pins to move to Friday tourney action

February 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR DES MOINES – Despite a disappointing first round of wrestling Thursday at the state wrestling tournament, Fort Madison will send two Bloodhounds after a spot on the podium Friday. Junior Danen [Read More…]

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Hounds geared up for district meet Saturday

February 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

3A DISTRICT WRESTLING PREVIEW – Settles, Cordray looking for return trips to state; 6th-ranked Hayes poised for run BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Bloodhounds have had an undulating regular [Read More…]

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Hayes returns to mat; leads Hounds to 3rd at Fairfield

January 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FAIRFIELD – Fort Madison took 3rd place at the Southern Iowa Classic Wrestling tournament in Fairfield. Senior Sam Hayes returned after several weeks for health reasons and continued right where he [Read More…]

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Little Hounds go 14-4 at home triangular

January 24, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Junior High Wrestling team wrestled in a home triangular meet Tuesday with Keokuk and Mt. Pleasant.  The Little Hounds went 14-4 for the night.  Joe Hartman, Emmett [Read More…]

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Hounds take back conference wrestling title

January 17, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – For the first time since 2013, the Fort Madison Bloodhounds will put some numbers on the wrestling conference champion banner hanging in the HoundDome. Despite taking advantage [Read More…]

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Lozano, Kruse and Cordray capture 2nds at J-Hawks Invite

January 14, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF CEDAR RAPIDS – Seniors Elton Kruse and Dayne Cordray, and junior Diego Lozano all captured second place finishes for the Fort Madison Bloodhound wrestlers at Saturday’s J-Hawk Invitational at Cedar Rapids Jefferson. The [Read More…]

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FM youth wrestlers take 7 firsts at WB/ND

December 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BURLINGTON – The Fort Madison Wrestling Club captured seven first-place finishes at the Burlington Notre Dame/West Burlington Youth Wrestling Tournament on Friday. Those taking first place include Bo Brecount, Beau Wagner, Keelynd Ross, Clifford Stewart, [Read More…]

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Pennock, Sokolik get three wins at FMMS meet

December 19, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – FMMS hosted a quadrangular wrestling meet Monday with Keokuk, Washington, and Fairfield.  The Little Hounds won 16 matches against four losses. Aiden Pennock had three pins and Daniel Sokolik also [Read More…]

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Bloodhounds take 2nd at FM Invitational

December 15, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A title match at 195 lbs pitting the Nos. 3 and 5 wrestlers in the state highlighted the 17-team Fort Madison Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Bloodhounds’ senior [Read More…]

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Bloodhounds down Mt. Pleasant ahead of Invitational

December 14, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Bloodhounds downed Mt. Pleasant 45-31 Thursday night prior to Friday and Saturday’s Fort Madison Invitational Tournament at FMHS. Senior Sam Hayes down the Tigers’ Trevor Wellington in [Read More…]

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Little Hounds go 18-4 at own meet

December 12, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – FMMS hosted a triangular meet on Tuesday with Keokuk and Ottumwa. Fort Madison won 18 matches and lost only four.  Joe Hartman, Hayden Woolever, Tanner Settles, Christian Vincent, Teague Smith, [Read More…]

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Little Hounds win 20 at Tuesday quadrangular

December 5, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF BURLINGTON – The Fort Madison Junior High wrestling team had a quadrangular meet Tuesday at Burlington. The four competing teams were Burlington, Fairfield, Mediapolis, and Fort Madison. The little Bloodhounds won 20 matches [Read More…]

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Hound matmen blow out Bulldogs

December 5, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF MEDIAPOLIS – FMHS wrestlers took advantage of nine forfeits enroute to a 78-6 dual win over Mediapolis on Thursday night. Fifth-ranked Sam Hayes won again pinning Daniel Hightower at 1:39. Junior Danen Settles [Read More…]

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5th-ranked Hayes takes 195lb title at Keen Invite

December 2, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF INDEPENDENCE – Fort Madison senior Sam Hayes rolled through a high-octane Cliff Keen Independence Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Independence. Hayes, rated 5th in the state at 195 in the most recent [Read More…]

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FMMS wrestlers go 22-5 at quadrangular

November 20, 2018 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Jr. High wrestled it’s first meet of the year in Burlington on Monday. Fort Madison, Washington, Mt. Pleasant, and Burlington participated in the quadrangular meet in [Read More…]

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Hounds say goodbye to senior grapplers

March 7, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – At Wednesday’s banquet for the Fort Madison Bloodhound wrestling team, the program said goodbye to four seniors including from left, Ryan Steffensmeier. Ryan was 1st team all-conference in the [Read More…]

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Steffensmeier to wrestle for state title Saturday

February 16, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR DES MOINES – Bloodhound wrestling will add one more name to the list of grapplers who’ve wrestled for a state title. On Friday night, senior Harlan Steffensmeier, who wrestles for [Read More…]

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Bloodhound wrestlers win Southern Iowa Classic

January 27, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF FAIRFIELD – FMHS senior wrestler Harlan Steffensmeier continues his record-breaking senior year. Steffensmeier took first place at the Southern Iowa Classic on Saturday at 152 lbs. Steffensmeier was also just the fourth [Read More…]

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Steffensmeier setting tone for run at state title

January 23, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – After finishing 3rd at last year’s state wrestling tournament, Central Lee senior Harlan Steffensmeier, who wrestles for Fort Madison High School, said he finished 7th as a [Read More…]

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JV grapplers get three 1sts at L-M Invite

January 22, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

LETTS – The Fort Madison junior varsity wrestlers competed in the Louisa-Muscatine Invitational on Friday. Results for all FMHS wrestlers are listed below as posted by trackwrestling.com Junior Varsity 7: Logan Kearns (Fort Madison) – [Read More…]

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Hounds JV wrestlers get 5 firsts at Centerville

January 15, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF CENTERVILLE – The Fort Madison Bloodhound junior varsity wrestling team brought home five first-place finishes at this weekend’s Centerville JV tournament. Dawson Hunt, Quinton Ross, Will Larson, Martin Vineyard and Lennon Barker [Read More…]

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