Participants from across Iowa competed in the Open Singles and Farmers’ Championship divisions of the Horseshoe Pitching Tournament held Thursday, Aug. 10, at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.


The fair hosts both Championship and Open Class competitions every fair day. Division winners are crowned daily. All Horseshoe Pitching competitions take place on the clay courts just east of Farm Bureau Pioneer Hall.


In the Class B of the Open Singles Division, Kenny Wiese, of Story City, placed second. Russell Wiese, of Roland, placed fifth in that class.


Russell Wiese also placed fifth in Class A of the Farmers’ Championship division.


Friday, Aug. 11, saw more competition.


Deb Wiese, of Roland, was part of a team that took seventh place in the Iowa State Regional Team Championship. Her teammates included Steve Hatch, of Knoxville, Bert Logsdon, of Pleasantville, and Randy Clark, of Monroe.


Deb Wiese also took fourth place in Class A of the Open Class Singles competition. Russell Wiese, of Roland, took fourth place in Class B of that event.