Athlete of the Week
Ballard junior Meg Rietz is the Tri-County Times Athlete of the Week. Rietz put up 10 points, nine rebounds, three blocks and three steals for the No. 3 (Class 4A) Ballard girls' basketball team in a big 45-37 Raccoon River Conference victory over No. 7 Bondurant-Farrar Dec. 8 in Huxley.