Seeing Double at Iowa State Fair Horseshoe Tournament

DES MOINES, IA (08/14/2019) (readMedia)-- State Fair Doubles teams competed for the championship on Saturday at the Iowa State Fair. After the Doubles Championship, open singles took the court for an afternoon tournament.

Additional results below:

Doubles Championship Class

1) Vern Kollasch, Iowa City and Mark Gilbertson, Fargo, ND

2) Garen Rains, Solon and Ronda Moffatt, Homestead

3) Skip Hills, Altoona and Jerry Hartwick, Ankeny

4) Ron Rowley, West Des Moines and Derek Bloodgood, Creston

5) Bill Sprague, Berwick and Marty Sprague, Fort Dodge

6) Richard Cranston, Keswick and Tom Cranston, Keswick

Doubles Class A

1) Deb Davis, Ankeny and Sheryl Mason, Grinnell

2) Pat Simon Sr., Waterloo and Heidi Kuecker, Waterloo

3) John Peterson, Oskaloosa and Logan Duffy, Norwalk

4) Kelly Turbett, Tama and Kevin Turbett, Tama

5) Steve Hatch, Knoxville and Chris Jordan, Peru

Doubles Class B

1) Deb Wiese, Roland and Tyler Quade, Roland

2) Russell Wiese, Roland and Randy Clark, Monroe

3) Kenny Wiese, Ellsworth and Crystal Wiese, Story City

4) Steve Paukert, Duncombe and Maxx Schultz, Fort Dodge

5) Bryan May, Pleasant Hill and Jeremy Mattison, Pleasant Hill

6) Brandon DeBord, Des Moines and Bob Wiese, Roland

Open Singles Class A

1) Vern Kollasch, Iowa City

2) Ron Rowley, West Des Moines

3) Mark Gilbertson, Fargo

4) Tom Cranston, Keswick

5) John Peterson, Oskaloosa

Open Singles Class B

1) Steve Hatch, Knoxville

2) Logan Duffy, Norwalk

3) Ralph Davis, Ankeny

4) Russell Wiese, Roland

5) Jerry Gering, Des Moines

Open Singles Class C

1) Bryan May, Pleasant Hill

2) Michelle Knudsen, Grimes

3) Tyler Quade, Roland

4) Maxx Schultz, Fort Dodge

5) Ed Ruppert, Ames

6) Michael Hunst, Hansell


The Iowa State Fair is one of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country and the single largest event in the state. The Fair began over 160 years ago and is now considered one of the best events in the nation, attracting more than one million Fairgoers every year from all over the world. The Fairgrounds are located at East 30th and East University, just off the interstate and minutes from Downtown Des Moines. Nothing Compares to State Fair Favorites: August 8-18, 2019. For more information, visit