September 28, 2019

    No matter what analogy one might use--the bully tormenting the "new kid", a hurricane smashing everything in its path, the irresistible force crushing the immovable object--the outcome of last night's ACGC versus Van Meter football game certainly was not what Charg...

September 27, 2019

    Those of us in the "over the hill" age range wouldn't be very successful in carrying out our exercise regimen after a nearly three week layoff.  It's a little different when you are sixteen or seventeen.  Although the Charger cross country teams didn't just sit aro...

September 25, 2019

    For the third consecutive week the ACGC girls' cross country team finds itself ranked in class 2A.  The most recent IGHSAU rankings as of yesterday place the Charger team in the number eighth spot.  Two weeks ago the Charger harriers were ranked eleventh and last w...

September 25, 2019

    In Greek mythology there is a conflict know as the "Battle of the Titans".  It was a ten year struggle between two sets of gods who were seeking dominance among the immortals.  One group was led by Cronus and the other was led by Zeus.  In the end of the mighty str...

September 22, 2019

    Although it was exciting to see the ACGC volleyball in the top fifteen in last week's IGHSAU rankings, it probably was short lived as the Chargers dropped a 2-1 decision to Coon Rapids-Bayard yesterday in the semifinals of the Charger Invitational.  The loss snappe...

September 21, 2019

    The Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union released its latest volleyball rankings on Thursday, and the Charger volleyball team finds itself ranked fifteenth in Class 2A.  The ranking is the first for ACGC in the school's four year history.  The Chargers have put t...

September 21, 2019

    Some of you may be thinking that this writer keeps crying wolf when there is none.  You may recall Aesop's fable of the boy who cried wolf.  According to the fable, a shepherd boy had the task of watching over the village's sheep at night.  The nights were long and...

September 18, 2019

    A major difference between an athletic team that wins frequently and one that is not so fortunate is expectation.  Any team that is consistently successful is one with high expectations.  There is a swagger among the players that exudes confidence which shows up on...

September 15, 2019

    The ACGC volleyball team captured the title at the Griswold tournament yesterday, winning five out of six matches.  In addition, three Chargers made the all tournament team, including Chloe Largent, Audrey Stowe, and Olivia Laabs.

    In winning the champi...

September 14, 2019

    Many ACGC football fans wore white T-shirts at last night's game in Greenfield with the Charger emblem on the front and the words "Live in the Shadows" printed on the back.  Curious about the meaning of the slogan, I approached two fans wearing the T-shirts and ask...

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