Iowa Falls-Alden Head Wrestling Coach Scott Patton (center) recorded his 100th coaching win at Thursday's triangular in Fort Dodge. He is 101-83 during his eight seasons at the helm. The Cadets won both duals, defeating St. Edmond 78-0 and Alta-Aurelia 44-36.
2019 in Greenbelt area sports conjured up plenty of emotions. The best player to wear an Iowa Falls basketball uniform was honored with a jersey retirement by the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder. Several area athletes and teams made their mark in state competition, and others came up just a bit short of their state tournament goals. Coaches reached milestones, and a few said goodbye. Sports are unpredictable, but that's why one of the reasons we follow them.