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Harlan 10 Clarinda 0

Glenwood 4, Lewis Central 0
Underwood 4, Audubon 2

Treynor 3, Missouri Valley 1
Coon Rapids-Bayard 11, Panorama 4

Fort Dodge 9, Earlham 4

Roland-Story 7, Jefferson-Scranton 1
Fremont-Mills 12, East Mills 7
Villisca 8, Nishnabotna 6
Wayne 11, Corning 0
Pleasantville 12 Nodaway 0
Westwood, Sloan 8, Woodbine 0

Ridge View 10, West Monona 3

Charter Oak-Ute 4, OA-BCIG 3 (8)


Denison-Schleswig 10, Shenandoah 0 (5 innings)
Denison-Schleswig 12, Shenandoah 9

Logan-Magnolia 3 Atlantic 1
St. Albert, Council Bluffs 7, Clarinda 6
Carroll 10, Bondurant-Farrar 1

Griswold 10, A-H-S-T, Avoca 9 (12 innings)

Tri-Center, Neola 6, Riverside, Oakland 3

Coon Rapids-Bayard 7, Madrid 3
Corning 10, Wayne, Corydon 0
East Mills 12, Fremont-Mills, Tabor 2
Interstate 35, Truro 16, East Union, Afton 0
Kingsley-Pierson 17, Boyer Valley, Dunlap 6
Kingsley-Pierson 5, Boyer Valley, Dunlap 0
Logan-Magnolia 3, Atlantic 1
Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 7, Woodbury Central, Moville 6
Martensdale-St. Marys 16, Mount Ayr 1
Panorama, Panora 3, Woodward Academy 2
Pleasantville 9, Nodaway Valley 1


Creston 12, Atlantic 0
Creston 5, Atlantic 0

Harlan 11, Red Oak 0
Harlan 12, Red Oak 1

Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 12, Shenandoah 0
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 15, Shenandoah 3

Treynor 9, Riverside, Oakland 0

Adair-Casey 5, CAM, Anita 2
Corning 15, East Union 5
Earlham 6, Madrid 1
Ogden 14, Guthrie Center 0
Panorama 11, West Central Valley, Stuart 1
Stanton 4, Essex 3
Villisca 13, East Mills 11
OA-BCIG 10, Charter Oak-Ute 1
Woodbury Central 6, Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 1A-D-M, Adel 5, Saydel 3

Dallas Center-Grimes 4, Boone 0


Atlantic 11, Creston 10 (9 innings)
Atlantic 4, Creston 1

Glenwood 8, Denison-Schleswig 5
Glenwood 9, Denison-Schleswig 6

Lewis Central 11, Clarinda 1 (5 innings)
Lewis Central 3, Clarinda 0

Harlan 12, Red Oak 0
Harlan 6, Red Oak 4
Missouri Valley 10, Woodbine 3

A-H-S-T, Avoca 12, Stanton 2

East Greene, Grand Junction 4, Walnut 2

ADM, Adel 10, Knoxville 5
IKM-Manning 9, West Harrison, Mondamin 4

Ar-We-Va, Westside 10, Whiting 0
Earlham 6, Madrid 0

West Central Valley, Stuart 6, Panorama, Panora 5
Ogden 14, Guthrie Center 2
Coon Rapids-Bayard 13, Woodward Academy 7 (9 innings, finished a suspended game)
Coon Rapids-Bayard 4, Woodward Academy 1
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 4, Sergeant Bluff-Luton 1
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 7, Sergeant Bluff-Luton 3
Dallas Center-Grimes 4, Boone 0


(Anita) After suffering a tough extra-innings loss on Tuesday, the CAM basaeball team bounced back with a win over rival Adair-Casey on Thursday.

The CAM Cougar baseball team sweeps the season series with the Adair-Casey Bombers. In a game that featured three ties, four lead changes, nine hits, thirteen walks, and seven hit batters CAM defeated Adair-Casey 9-7. CAM scored two runs in the first and Adair-Casey scored three runs in the third. CAM evened things at three runs apiece after three innings only to see Adair-Casey reclaim the lead at 5-3 after four and a half. The bottom of the fifth inning was the most productive of any frame on the night. CAM got a four run fifth on three walks, one hit batter, one error, and one hit.



Cougar Catcher Matt Williamson (pictured above) picked up one of his game high three RBI’s in that fifth inning as CAM took a 7-5 advantage. Adair-Casey didn’t take long to respond with Blake Leonard and C.J. Rochholz each scoring runs in the top of the 6th to knot the game at 7. In the bottom of the 6th. Jarrad Cavin and Trevor McKee each scored to give cam the 9-7 lead going into the seventh inning. Senior Tanner Brown pitched a 1-2-3 seventh to shut the door on Adair-Casey who loses their third straight game. Adair-Casey drops to 7-12 while CAM moves to 12-5.

Click here for the interview with CAM baseball coach Dan Daugherty


(Griswold) Freshman Morgan Godwin scored the game winning run in the bottom of the 7th as Griswold defeated Riverside 8-7. Godwin came in on a wild pitch to end a back and forth game between the Tigers and the Bulldogs.

Griswold led 3-0 after the first inning and extended the lead to 4-0 before Riverside fired back with a five run fourth to take the lead. Griswold reclaimed the lead with three runs in the sixth only to see Riverside tie it up at 7 in the seventh inning. Griswold softball coach Peggy Hansen says her team was fortunate to have the last at bat.

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Backhaus reached on an infield single bringing Alex Flippen to the plate. That’s when Godwin scored the game winning run. With the Regional tournament less than one week away coach Hansen says she hopes to see her team tighten up their defense.


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Griswold goes to 8-15 on the year. They finish out the regular season with games at AHST on Friday and against Underwood on Monday. Audubon is their first round regional opponent on July 3rd and we will have the broadcast on KSOM.


(Audubon) Despite allowing eight runs with two outs in the seventh inning, Audubon still hung on to beat Treynor 10-9 last night.


Audubon coach Shawn Birks describes the emotions in the dugout as he saw his squad nearly squander a 9 run lead before finally getting the big win.

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Coach Birks reports that his Audubon team got positive offensive contributions throughout the lineup.


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The Wheeler’s avenged two previous losses to Treynor including the loss in the Conference Tournament championship game in which Audubon could only muster one hit.


The Wheelers snap a two game losing skid to move to 10-9 on the year. Their next time out is against Underwood tomorrow night.



Audubon 10, Treynor 9

Des Moines Christian 11, Woodward-Granger 1
Madrid 10, East Greene, Grand Junction 0
Coon Rapids-Bayard 20, Boyer Valley, Dunlap 3 (4 innings)


Boone 9, Carroll 0
Saydel 3, Carlisle 1
Dallas Center-Grimes 3, ADM, Adel 2


Denison-Schleswig 6, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 5
Shenandoah 18, Corning 3 

Harlan 3, Sioux City, West 0
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 7, Creston 2


Lawton-Bronson 21, Ridge View 7
Logan-Magnolia 16, OA-BCIG 1



Nodaway Valley 10, Adair-Casey 9
Martensdale-St. Marys 9, Van Meter 0


Murray 9, Orient-Macksburg 8 (8 innings)


Chariton 12, Pleasantville 7



Creston 6, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 0
Creston 8, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 0

Atlantic 10, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 3

Ballard 2, Winterset 1
Bondurant-Farrar 9, Perry 1


Central Decatur, Leon 15, Mormon Trail, Garden Grove 0
Clarke, Osceola 14, Pleasantville 0
Wayne 8, Murray 0
Nodaway Valley 9, Adair-Casey 1
Corning 9, Shenandoah 2


Fremont-Mills 18, Sidney 9

Missouri Valley 3, Tri-Center, Neola 2 (8)
Underwood 12, A-H-S-T, Avoca 0
Audubon 5 Treynor 3

Griswold 8, Riverside, Oakland 7

IKM-Manning 12, West Harrison 0
OA-BCIG 4, Woodbine 3 (8)
OA-BCIG 7, Logan-Magnolia 4
Woodbury Central 10, Woodbine 1

Charter Oak-Ute 8, West Monona 3
Lawton-Bronson 5, Ridge View 1


Earlham 9, Interstate 35, Truro 6 (9)
Des Moines Christian 6, Woodward-Granger 3
Madrid 3, Coon Rapids-Bayard 2
Madrid 9, Coon Rapids-Bayard 8





(Elk Horn) Tuesday night in Elk Horn, the Exira-EHK Spartans picked up one of their biggest wins of the season. After falling behind 7-3 to CAM, Exira-EHK would mount a comeback in the sixth inning to tie the game. After a scoreless seventh and top of the eighth, Exira-EHK came through with the game winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning. Dayton Rasmussen supplied the game winning hit.


Nolan Parker earned the win for Exira-EHK on the mound while Jarrad Cavin suffered the loss for CAM. Each pitcher threw a complete game.


The win gives Exira-EHK a commanding lead in the Rolling Hills Conference baseball standings. With three conference games left on the schedule, the Spartans lead the pack by two games.


Click here for the interview with Exira-EHK coach Tony Petersen


Lewis Central 4 Atlantic 3

Denison-Schleswig 6, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 4 (8)
Creston 3, Red Oak 0

Harlan 7, Tri-Center, Neola 0

Adair-Casey 5, Orient-Macksburg 4
Walnut 4, Glidden-Ralston 1

Sidney 13, East Mills 11
Villisca 6, Stanton 5 (11)

Bondurant-Farrar 5, Carroll 1
Bondurant-Farrar 8, Carroll 2
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 3, Sioux City, East 2
Des Moines Christian 10, Guthrie Center 0
Madrid 9, Panorama 0
Earlham 11, Coon Rapids-Bayard 0
East Union 12, Bedford 2

IKM-Manning 12, West Monona 1
Logan-Magnolia 8, Ridge View 5
Westwood, Sloan 9, Charter Oak-Ute 5
OA-BCIG 7, Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 4


Shenandoah 7, Clarinda 0

Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 7, Denison-Schleswig 0

Harlan 20, Tri-Center, Neola 10

Lewis Central 4, Atlantic 3 (8 innings)
St. Albert, Council Bluffs 13, Glenwood 3

Treynor 7, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 5

Walnut 9 Glidden-Ralston 3

Corning 21, Nodaway Valley 8

Des Moines Christian 16, Guthrie Center 0

Coon Rapids-Bayard 5, Earlham 3

Madrid 6, Panorama, Panora 2

Villisca 19, Stanton 4 (3 Innings)

Nishnabotna 11, Essex 5

Fremont-Mills, Tabor 11, Clarinda Academy 5

Sidney 6, East Mills 5

Lenox 16, Mount Ayr 3
Boyer Valley, Dunlap 3, Whiting 1
Kingsley-Pierson 8, West Harrison, Mondamin 4
Lawton-Bronson 10, River Valley, Correctionville 0
Logan-Magnolia 4, Ridge View 2 (11 innings)
Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 15, OA-BCIG 2
Sioux City, East 11, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 2
Sioux City, East 7, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 5
ADM, Adel 5, Des Moines, Roosevelt 3
West Central Valley, Stuart 8, Woodward Academy 4



(Harlan) Tri-Center and Harlan combined for 30 runs and 23 hits in a back and fourth baseball game won by Harlan community Tuesday night.

Harlan missed their extra point but still hung on for a 20-10 over Tri-Center, we’re talking high school baseball, not football.

It was Tri-Center who actually scored first, the Trojans raced out to a 2-0 lead after one inning and lead 5-0 through an inning and a half. Tri-Center’s offense on the night was led by Connor Witt who had three hits, four RBI’s and two runs scored.


Harlan’s bats would answer in the bottom of the second when they recorded five runs on four hits and three walks. The Cyclones sent 11 batters to the plate in the 2nd inning which was one of three innings in which they would bat around on the night. Harlan also scored six runs in the third and nine in the 5th. Nine different Harlan Cyclones scored runs in the game led by Zach Osborn and Josh Bruck with three each. Josh Bruck finished with two bunt singles the first of which got the tide turned according to coach Steve Daegas.


Seven different hitters recorded at least one hit in the game. The fifth inning was the largest for the Cyclones who scored 9 runs to end the game in five innings. In that frame the Cyclones took advantage of six walks and two hit batters. Zach Osborn had an RBI single which drove in the game winning runs.


Tri-Center drops to 9-9 overall and Harlan is 16-6.


Click here for the postgame interview with Harlan coach Steve Daeges


(Atlantic) With two weeks left in the regular season the Hawkeye Ten Conference race is shaping up to be a real dog fight.  Harlan moved up a notch in the standings after knocking off Atlantic 5-0 Monday night.  The Cyclones are now tied for second with the Trojans with just three losses and each team is just one game away from league leading Glenwood.


Harlan pitcher Josh Bruck pitched a shutout. He struck out 11-batters while allowing just two hits. Blake Esbeck and Austin Conrad had the only base knocks for (14-6) Atlantic, who travel to (12-14) Lewis Central tonight.


The Cyclones scored a run in the first inning on Ben Bruck's RBI single and added two more runs in the fourth, and two in the fifth. Six of the nine Harlan batters accounted for the teams nine hits. Zach Osborn, Cale Stork and Derek Leinen had two hits for Harlan. David Ratigan, Denny Kramer, and Ben Bruck each singled for the Cyclones who host Tri-Center tonight. 


Click here for the postgame press conference with Harlan's Steve Daeges


(Atlantic) Atlantic topped Harlan 2-1 in high school softball to improve to 18-13 on the season. Harlan falls to 23-8 with the loss.


Atlantic trailed 1-0 early but scored one run in the fourth to tie the game and took the lead in the sixth inning. Mollee Welter contributed both RBI's while ReAnn Cappel had two of the team's seven hits.


Marissa Berns pitched all seven innings for the win. Berns gave up four hits and one walk. After the game coach Terry Hinzmann stated that Berns was the biggest key to the win.


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Atlantic has won three games in a row dating back to their doubleheader sweep of Clarinda last week. The Trojans will take on Lewis Central tonight in Council Bluffs. They defeated the Titans 3-1 in the first meeting of the season.


Atlantic and Harlan move into a tie for 4th in the Hawkeye Ten Conference. Each team is 10-4 in conference play. Creston leads the league followed by Glenwood and Denison-Schleswig.


Class 1A

  1. Mason City Newman
  2. Lawton-Bronson
  3. St. Albert
  4. Martensdale-St. Marys
  5. Algona Garrigan
  6. Preston
  7. Lisbon
  8. BGM (Brooklyn)
  9. Van Meter
  10. Treynor

Class 2A

  1. Davis County
  2. Dyersville-Beckman
  3. North Polk
  4. St. Edmond, Ft. Dodge
  5. IC Regina
  6. Waterloo Columbus
  7. Van Buren
  8. Wilton
  9. PCM
  10. Hudson

Class 3A

  1. Dallas Center-Grimes
  2. Bishop Heelan Catholic
  3. Grinnell
  4. Clear Lake
  5. Benton Community
  6. Western Dubuque
  7. Harlan
  8. Marion
  9. Sergeant Bluff-Luton
  10. LeMars

Class 4A

  1. Ankeny
  2. CR Kennedy
  3. Dowling Catholic
  4. Ft. Dodge
  5. WDM Valley
  6. Waukee
  7. IC West
  8. Linn-Mar
  9. IC High
  10. North Scott


Atlantic 2, Harlan 1

Shenandoah 5, Red Oak 0

Lewis Central 6, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 1

A-H-S-T, Avoca 11, Riverside, Oakland 1
Audubon 5, Tri-Center, Neola 3
Missouri Valley 6, Griswold 0
Treynor 7, Underwood 2

Walnut 20, Orient-Macksburg 8

Coon Rapids-Bayard 5, Guthrie Center 3
Corning 7, Villisca 0
IKM-Manning 4, Ridge View 2

Woodbury Central 8, Westwood, Sloan 1
Murray 9, East Union 4
Sidney 11, Bedford 10 (8)
Winterset 14, A-D-M, Adel 5
Woodward-Granger 11, Panorama 1


Glenwood 5, Clarinda 1
Harlan 5, Atlantic 0
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 2, Lewis Central 0

Shenandoah 16, Red Oak 13

Tri-Center, Neola 3, Audubon 2

A-H-S-T, Avoca 6, Riverside, Oakland 3

Adair-Casey 3, Glidden-Ralston 2

Walnut 12, Orient-Macksburg 2

EXIRA/EHK 12 East Greene 0

ADM, Adel 4, Winterset 0
Corning 14, Villisca 2
Kingsley-Pierson 12, OA-BCIG 8
Ridge View 12, IKM-Manning 6
West Harrison, Mondamin 8, Boyer Valley, Dunlap 3
Whiting 3, Woodbine 0
Woodbury Central, Moville 10, Westwood, Sloan 0

Woodward-Granger 6, Panorama, Panora 3

Coon Rapids-Bayard 6, Guthrie Center 0


(Audubon) Fresh off of their 2nd place finish in the Western Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament, the Audubon Wheelers will take on Tri-Center tonight.


Audubon head coach Shawn Birks says his team’s offense was up and down last week, the team had 17 hits in the semi-finals but just one in the championship game.


Audubon enters play on Monday with a 9-8 record. They oppose 8-8 Tri-Center. Each team has won five of their last seven games.


After tonight’s game Audubon will have just four contests remaining on the schedule. The Wheelers will oppose, Treynor, Underwood, Missouri Valley, and Denison-Schleswig.


Click here for the interview with Audubon coach Shawn Birks


(Walnut) The final season for the Walnut softball team has turned out to be a very streaky one. The Warrior started off with a bang winning nine of their first eleven games. Then the team lost eight of their next contests to drop to 11-10 overall. Since then it’s been back to the winning ways.

Walnut hasn't fallen short since their 6-0 loss at Glidden Ralston on June 11th. Since then it’s been a string of seven straight victories.

The defending Rolling Hills Conference Champs are still alive in the conference race this season. Walnut has three conference losses while Exira-EHK and Glidden-Ralston each have two. Coach Laci Grooms says a change in the batting order has been a key to the teams seven game win streak.


Walnut is 18-10 on the year taking on an 8-12 Orient-Macksburg. The Warriors will play their final two regular season games in program history at home on Tuesday and Wednesday when they oppose Glidden-Ralston and Villisca.


Click here for the interivew with Walnut softball coach Laci Grooms


(Avoca) The 5-9 AHST baseball team heads into play this week with hopes of getting back to .500 on the season. All four of the team’s games are against opponents who also have losing records.

Head coach Jason Holst says it all comes down to how the team responds after their light week last week. The team played only one game last week which was a first round loss in the Western Iowa Conference Tournament so they will be well rested.

To start off the four game week, the Vikings take on a Riverside team that they beat 11-0 on June 1st.


Coach Holst points out that some of the bright spots to this point in the season have been Kyle Bauerkemper, Tyler Robinson, and John Quist.


Kyle Bauerkemper leads the team with a .278 batting average and Tyler Robinson is hitting .270. John Quist is 4-3 with 2.04 ERA. Quist ranks third in the conference with 48 strikeouts.


Outside of taking on Riverside tonight, AHST will also have games against Underwood, Stanton, and Griswold.


Click here for the interview with AHST coach Jason Holst



ADM, Adel 14, SE Warren 1 (5 innings-ADM Tourney Championship)
ADM, Adel 7, Nevada 1
Bondurant-Farrar 6, Saydel 1
Carroll 15, JSPC 2


Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 11, Spencer 0
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 6, Carroll 5
Lawton-Bronson 8, Harlan 4
Clarinda 13, Clarinda Academy 0


Nevada 6, Des Moines Christian 5
Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 13, Des Moines Christian 2
Southeast Webster-Grand, Burnside 5, Guthrie Center 4
Saydel 21, Van Meter 4 (5 Innings)
Van Meter 8, Bondurant-Farrar 3
West Central Valley, Stuart 12, Central Decatur, Leon 6 

Earlham 11, Guthrie Center 4
Earlham 12, Ogden 8


LeMars 4, St. Albert, Council Bluffs 3
Clear Lake 3, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 2



Dallas Center-Grimes 12, West Marshall 0
Dallas Center-Grimes 14, South Hardin, Eldora 4


Essex 7, Nishnabotna 2

Exira-EHK 3, A-H-S-T, Avoca 1

Ankeny 3, Harlan 0
Glenwood 6, Saydel 3
Denison-Schleswig 10, Cherokee, Washington 4
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 6, Red Oak 1
Creston 1, Cedar Rapids, Jefferson 0 (9)
Creston 5, Dubuque, Hempstead 4
Glenwood 7, Des Moines, North 3
Lewis Central 3, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 1
Lewis Central 5, Bettendorf 4 (9)
Harlan 8, Perry 1


Martensdale-St Marys 12, Clarion-Goldfield 2
Martensdale-St Marys 3, Newman Catholic, Mason City 0
Martensdale-St Marys 4, Garner-Hayfield 2
Interstate 35, Truro 13, South Hamilton 6
Interstate 35, Truro 3, Prairie Valley 0
Jefferson-Scranton 6, Interstate 35, Truro 2


Sergeant Bluff-Luton 13, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 1
Sergeant Bluff-Luton 14, St. Albert, Council Bluffs 1


Winterset 2, Gilbert 1
Winterset 4, Indianola 3





(Omaha) Arizona defeated South Carolina 5-1 in the opening game of  the best of three at the College World Series in Omaha Sunday night.


Arizona’s Konner Wade threw his third straight complete game of the NCAA Tournament for the Wildcats. Robert Ref-snyder hit a two run homer for the Wildcats. Arizona can sew up the title tonight at Ameritrade Park. It would be the schools fourth national title and first since 1986.


June 25, 2012



Atlantic 15, Shenandoah 5 (6 innings)

Creston 4, Clarke, Osceola 3

Clarinda 7, Denison-Schleswig 3

Adair-Casey 17, Guthrie Center 6
Boone 7, Des Moines, Hoover 2

ADM, Adel 9, Bondurant-Farrar 0
Carroll 5, Perry 1
Coon Rapids-Bayard 1, Ogden 0
Logan-Magnolia 13, IKM-Manning 3
Nishnabotna 10, East Mills 9
Pleasantville 6, Bedford 4
Sidney 16, Villisca 5
Sioux City, East 4, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 3


WIC Baseball Tournament:

Consolation: Missouri Valley 10 Tri-Center 9
Championship: Treynor 7 Audubon 4


Atlantic 5 Clarinda 2

Atlantic 12 Clarinda 0 (6)Glenwood 11, Harlan 1
Harlan 2, Glenwood 1

Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 12, Red Oak 2

Red Oak 5, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 4

Exira-EHK 3, Orient-Macksburg 2

Walnut 10, CAM, Anita 2

Underwood 9, A-H-S-T, Avoca 7

Ballard 7, A-D-M, Adel 0
Coon Rapids-Bayard 7, Ogden 6 (8)
Corning 13, Lenox 11
Corning 9, Lenox 6
Creston 10, Denison-Schleswig 0
Creston 2, Denison-Schleswig 0
Dallas Center-Grimes 5, Winterset 2
Des Moines Christian 14, West Central Valley, Stuart 2
East Mills 9, Stanton 3
Nodaway Valley 12, East Union 2
Norwalk 6, A-D-M, Adel 0
West Monona 12, West Harrison 6
Westwood, Sloan 19, Boyer Valley 0





Atlantic 15 Clarinda 2

Creston 3, Denison-Schleswig 2

Denison-Schleswig 14, Creston 2 (5 innings)
Harlan 10, Glenwood 2
Harlan 6, Glenwood 5


WIC Tournament:




#5Audubon 7 #1 Missouri Valley 5

#2 Treynor 7 #3 Tri-Center 2


Walnut , 1 CAM 0, (Walnuts winning run came in the bottom of the second inning when Jared Ploen lead off with a stand-up double, went to third on Dew Cables single and scored on a passed ball. Lucas Blum picked up the win for the Warriors. Blum struck out 14-batters, walked 1, hit one batter, while allowing just 2-hits.)


Exira/EHK 3 Orient-Macksburg 2 (Tate Simpson scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on a throwing error)

Coon Rapids-Bayard 3, Ogden 0

Corning 13, Lenox 8
Corning 16, Lenox 4
Logan-Magnolia 7, Ar-We-Va, Westside 1

Villisca 15, Clarinda Academy 3
Nishnabotna 12, Fremont-Mills, Tabor 6
Nodaway Valley 12, East Union, Afton 2

OA-BCIG 4, Woodbury Central, Moville 1
Perry 2, Boone 1
Boone 3, Perry 0
Norwalk 13, Winterset 7

St. Albert, Council Bluffs 14, Kingsley-Pierson 4 (5 Innings)
Van Meter 11, Earlham 0 (6 Innings)
Van Meter 7, Earlham 3
West Central Valley, Stuart 11, Des Moines Christian 7


(Adair) Many of the area teams were rained out last night in high school baseball and softball but the Adair-Casey Bomber softball team was able to get one game of their doubleheader with Grandview Park Baptist finalized and they came away with their 2nd win of the year.


Adair-Casey snapped a four game losing streak with the 5-4 win in 8 innings. The Bombers led 4-2 going into the seventh inning but gave up the lead to force extras. Leadoff hitter Katie Clarke started off the bottom of the 8th inning by getting on base and then stealing second and stealing third. Clarke then came home on a throwing error by the Grandview Park Baptist catcher. Adair-Casey collected 10 hits in the game. Katie Clark and Macey James each had two hits. Jessica Eblen (pictured) recorded three singles and Eblen was also the winning pitcher. Coach Mike Cooley comments...


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Adair-Casey has the night off tonight before taking on rival Guthrie Center on Friday.


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Adair-Casey is 2-17 and Guthrie Center is 1-22.


(Griswold) Griswold sophomore-to-be Rebekah Topham can add 'Gatorade Iowa Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year' to her impressive list of distance running accomplishments. Topham also becomes a finalist for the National Gatorade Girls Track and Field Athlete of the year which will be awarded later this month.


At the 2012 state track meet Tophams won three events (800, 1,500, and 3,000) and collected one runner-up finish (400H). She also led the Griswold Tigers to their second straight team title.


Topham is also the defending state cross country champion. She helped lead Griswold to a 4th place finish at the state meet in Fort Dodge. The team doesn't lose any runners from last year's varsity cross country lineup.




Boone 10, ADM, Adel 0

Creston 6, Lewis Central 3
Creston 6, Lewis Central 5


Interstate 35, Truro 5, Winterset 3
Pleasantville 11, Wayne, Corydon 6
Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 10, Melcher-Dallas 4
North Scott, Eldridge 5, Martensdale-St. Marys 3


Van Meter 1, Coon Rapids-Bayard 0 (Logan Crawford - No Hitter)
Earlham 12, Woodward-Granger 4
Panorama, Panora 6, Des Moines Christian 4
West Central Valley, Stuart 7, Guthrie Center 3



Adair-Casey 5, Grandview Park Baptist 4 (8)

Wayne 13, Pleasantville 4

Corning 4 CAM 0
Albia 10, Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 0


Ballard 10, Saydel 0

Denison-Schleswig 10, Shenandoah 0
Denison-Schleswig 10, Shenandoah 0

Atlantic 2 Red Oak 1

Des Moines Christian 5, Panorama 0
West Central Valley, Stuart 10, Guthrie Center 2 

Van Meter 10, Coon Rapids-Bayard 0
Earlham 3, Woodward-Granger 0


Essex 4, Fremont-Mills 3



(Missouri Valley) Treynor and Tri-Center meet in the Western Iowa Conference softball tournament championship game at Missouri Valley tonight.

These are the top two seeds in the tournament and they’ve split their regular season matchups. #1 seed Treynor has a 19-3 overall mark and 2nd seeded Tri-Center is 16-3. For Tri-Center, they avoided an upset bid by Audubon in the first round. Allison Davis delivered the game winning hit in the bottom of the 7th to send Tri-Center to the semi-finals. Coach Pat Dalton comments...


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Coach Pat Dalton's squad met up with AHST in the semi-finals. It was a 10-5 win over an AHST squad that had upset #3 seed Missouri Valley in the first round. Coach Dalton reports that his team came out with much more spark after struggling against Audubon in the previous game. Now they take on Treynor for the third time this year. The teams look to be evenly matched on paper setting up what looks like a very good championship game.


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The consolation and championship game will both be played at Missouri Valley tonight. AHST takes on Underwood in the consolation at 6:00 followed by Tri-Center and Treynor in the championship. Treynor is the defending conference tournament champion.




A-H-S-T, Avoca 8, Missouri Valley 7

Bondurant-Farrar 10, A-D-M, Adel 5 (8)
Bondurant-Farrar 5, A-D-M, Adel 3
Carroll 10, Atlantic 0


Creston 12, Shenandoah 0
Harlan 12, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 0
Denison-Schleswig 7, Lewis Central 2


Lenox 7, East Union 1
Martensdale-St Marys 13, Pleasantville 1
Wayne 4, Central Decatur, Leon 3
Clarke, Osceola 8, Lamoni 1


Des Moines Christian 8, Madrid 3
Earlham 12, Grandview Park Baptist 2
Woodward-Granger 4, Coon Rapids-Bayard 0

Panorama 11, Guthrie Center 2
Earlham 13, Grandview Park Baptist 1


Essex 20, East Mills 13
Fremont-Mills 11, Villisca 1
Villisca 7, St. Albert, Council Bluffs 5
Nishnabotna 9, Stanton 8 (10)


Walnut 3, Exira-EHK 2
Orient-Macksburg 6, Glidden-Ralston 2


Treynor 10, Underwood 0
Treynor 8, Riverside, Oakland 0
Underwood 4, Griswold 0


Winterset 16, Knoxville 6



Atlantic 11, St. Albert, Council Bluffs 1 (5 innings)

Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 13, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 5
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 5, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 2 (8 inningsi)


Denison-Schleswig 7, Lewis Central 6 (8 innings)
Creston 14, Shenandoah 11


Dallas Center-Grimes 14, Des Moines, Abraham Lincoln 4
Dallas Center-Grimes 7, Des Moines, Abraham Lincoln 5


Interstate 35, Truro 4, Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 3
Martensdale-St. Marys 14, Pleasantville 0 (5 inn)
Mount Ayr 5, Corning 3
East Union, Afton 9, Lenox 8


Nishnabotna 10, Stanton 2
Villisca 10, Fremont-Mills, Tabor 8 
Essex 13, East Mills 3


IKM-Manning 7, Ar-We-Va, Westside 4
Logan-Magnolia 15, Whiting 2


Van Meter 16, Woodward Academy 2 (5 Innings)
Coon Rapids-Bayard 9, Woodward-Granger 1
Des Moines Christian 9, Madrid 7
Ogden 3, West Central Valley, Stuart 2 (8 innings)


Exira-EHK 9 Walnut 5

Orient-Macksburg 7, Glidden-Ralston 6


(Walnut) Exira-EHK overcame an early 3-0 deficit at Walnut last night to pick up a 9-5 victory in Rolling Hills Conference baseball. The Spartans used three hits, two walks, and a pair of Walnut errors to score six runs in the second. Exira-EHK would never trail after the six run second inning. They totaled 13 hits on the night and added to their lead with one run in the fourth and two in the fifth.


Catcher Beck Benton went 4-4 at the plate. Senior Spencer Smith also had a nice night at the plate with three single and two runs.


On the mound, freshman pitcher Tyler Jacobsen improves to an impressive 5-0 on the season. He recorded eight strikeouts and gave up six hits and two walks.


Exira-EHK is 11-3 this year with just one of those losses being in the conference. The Spartans oppose Orient-Macksburg Thursday. Walnut goes into their meeting with CAM on Thursday night with a 9-5 overall record and four losses in the conference.



Click here for the postgame interview with Exira-EHK coach Tony Petersen



(Avoca) The semi-finals of the Western Iowa Conference baseball tournament are slated for Wednesday day night in Avoca. Two of the powers of the conference in recent years will be meeting when Tri-Center and Treynor face off.


The Cardinals are 16-3 on the year and Tri-Center comes in at 8-6. Treynor defeated Tri-Center 4-3 in their only matchup of the 2012 season so far. These teams are no strangers especially when it comes to the conference tournament as they've played in the championship game several times in recent memory. Tri-Center has won six of the last seven conference titles.


The Trojans advanced to the semi's by beating Griswold 10-2. Cameron Eckmann had a grand slam in the first round win. Treynor defeated Underwood 14-1 on Monday. Cole Chapin led the bats with a 4-4 performance.


Tri-Center coach Josh Abel says his team is excited for the semi-final game with their rival Treynor. To here more comments from coach able click below.


Click here for the interiew with Tri-Center baseball coach Josh Abel


(Avoca) #5 seed Audubon takes on #1 seed Missouri Valley in the Western Iowa Conference Tournament Wednesday night in Avoca. It’s round two of the Western Iowa Conference tournament.

The Wheelers and the Big Reds have squared off once this season with Missouri Valley winning that game. It was a 5-2 final when they got together on June 8th. Audubon head coach Shawn Birks says Missouri Valley is a well coached team with good pitching.


Audubon moved on the semi-finals with an 10-0 win over AHST on Monday night. Missouri Valley eliminated Riverside in the first round. The Wheelers are 8-7. Missouri Valley is 11-3.


Click here for the interview with Audubon coach Shawn Birks


(Carroll) Atlantic held off Kuemper, Catholic, Carroll 9-8 in a Hawkeye Ten Conference Baseball game Monday night at Carroll Stadium.

The Trojans jumped out to a 6-0 lead in the top of the first inning after back to back singles by Blake Esbeck and Chad Christensen followed by Gunner Blum’s three-run blast over the center field fence. The Trojans tacked three more runs on the board with Austin Conrad’s single. Chris McVey walked, Derek Stork reached base on an error and Tyler Hovey singled in a run. The other two Trojan runs were scored on two errors.

Kuemper got on the board in the bottom of the second on Alex Drees solo homerun. The Knights scored four more runs in the fourth, and tied the game 7-7 in the fifth.


The Trojans scored two more in the top of the sixth to take a 9-7 lead. But, Adam Schliesman narrowed the gap for Kuemper in the bottom of the sixth on a wild pitch.


The Knights had an opportunity in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Knights had the winning run at the plate with one on and one out. However, Chris Uhlenkamp hit a ground ball to Trojan Shortstop Chad Christensen. He tossed it Derek Stork at second who relayed the ball to first for the Trojans third double-play of the night. "The last one was the sweetest," said Atlantic Head Coach Trace Petersen after the game.

 Blake Esbeck finished the night with three singles, and Tyler Hovey and Chad Christensen each had a pair of hits for the (11-5) Trojans.


Chris Halbur led (10-10) Kuemper offensively with a single, a double and two RBI’s. Chris Uhlenkamp, added to the Knights’ effort with a 2-RBI double in the fourth inning.  


Click here to listen to Atlantic Head Coach Trace Petersen after the game


June 19, 2012




Creston 6, Glenwood 0
Shenandoah 13, East Mills 4
Denison-Schleswig 5, Harlan 3
Atlantic 7, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 2


Walnut 10, Adair-Casey 1
Orient-Macksburg 1, CAM, Anita 0


Central Decatur, Leon 6, Murray 0
Clarke, Osceola 6, Davis County, Bloomfield 0
Interstate 35, Truro 10, Lenox 0
Nodaway Valley 12, East Union 1
Corning 12, Lamoni 5


Winterset 10, Perry 0

Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 14, Sioux City, North 5

Madrid 12, Guthrie Center 2
Ogden 14, Panorama 3
Van Meter 13, West Central Valley, Stuart 3
Villisca 14, Bedford 9
Earlham 1, Des Moines Christian 0 (9)


Underwood 14, St. Albert, Council Bluffs 1
Griswold 18, Sidney 7


Logan-Magnolia 12, West Harrison 4
Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 10, River Valley 3
Ridge View 6, OA-BCIG 2
Woodbury Central 13, Boyer Valley 0



ADM, Adel 3, Carroll 2

Tri-Center, Neola 10, Griswold 2 (WIC Tourney)
Audubon 10, A-H-S-T, Avoca 0 (WIC Tourney)


Glidden-Ralston 3, East Greene, Grand Junction 0
CAM, Anita 13, Orient-Macksburg 8

Walnut 10 Adair-Casey 4

Exira-EHK 12 Iowa Christian Academy 2

Harlan 11, Denison-Schleswig 1
Glenwood 8, Creston 1
Atlantic 9 Kuemper Catholic 8

Lewis Central 9, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 8
Clarinda 11, Red Oak 0 (5 inns)


Pleasantville 11, Mount Ayr 1
Martensdale-St. Marys 11, Interstate 35, Truro 3
Clarke, Osceola 3, Eddyville-Blakesburg 1


Madrid 4, Guthrie Center 1
Van Meter 11, West Central Valley, Stuart 2
Earlham 9, Des Moines Christian 8


IKM-Manning 10, Whiting 5
Kingsley-Pierson 14, Westwood, Sloan 4 (6 innings)
Ridge View 3, OA-BCIG 1
Logan-Magnolia 5, West Harrison, Mondamin 3
Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 10, River Valley, Correctionville 2


Nishnabotna 3, Lenox 2
Villisca 8, Bedford 6 


(Griswold) Griswold heads into the Western Iowa Conference softball tournament with the #5 seed and the Tigers will play Underwood Tuesday night in the first round at Treynor.

With only four players on the team that are not freshmen or eighth graders, Griswold softball coach Peggy Hanson says her team has exceeded her expectations in earning the #5 seed in the conference tourney.


The Tigers put a lot of emphasis on the Western Iowa Conference tournament as a lead up to the Regional Tournament which is right around the corner.


Coach Hanson admits her team did not play well against Underwood in their previous matchup this season. The Tigers lost that game 10-0.


The format of this year’s conference tournament has changed to the first round and semi-finals being played as a doubleheader on Tuesday with the Championship and Consolation on Thursday. Whoever wins between Underwood and Griswold will take on either #1 seed Treynor or #8 seed Riverside.


Click here for the interview with Griswold coach Peggy Hanson


Class 1A

  1. St. Albert
  2. Newman Catholic, Mason City
  3. Lawton-Bronson
  4. Martensdale-St. Marys
  5. Preston
  6. Lisbon
  7. Bishop Garrigan, Algona
  8. Van Meter
  9. Pleasantville
  10. South O'Brien

Class 2A

  1. Davis County
  2. St. Edmond, Ft. Dodge
  3. Dyersville-Beckman
  4. North Polk
  5. PCM
  6. IC Regina
  7. Waterloo Columbus
  8. Van Buren
  9. Wilton
  10. DM Christian

Class 3A

  1. Dallas Center-Grimes
  2. Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City
  3. Grinnell
  4. Clear Lake
  5. Benton Community
  6. Harlan
  7. Sergeant Bluff-Luton
  8. Davenport Assumption
  9. Williamsburg
  10. Oelwein

Class 4A

  1. CR Kennedy
  2. Ankeny
  3. Dowling Catholic
  4. Fort Dodge
  5. Waukee
  6. WDM Valley
  7. IC West
  8. SE Polk
  9. Muscatine
  10. Linn-Mar


(Missouri Valley) Riverside coach Alex Oliver says he’s looking forward to the matchup with Missouri Valley because they are a very well coached team.

Missouri Valley has already notched a pair of victories over Riverside this year but Coach Oliver says his Bulldog squad did a good job of putting the ball in play in the previous matchups. He believes if they clean up their defense they can have a good game. Coach Oliver says his young team is beginning to come of age.


While Riverside is just 1-10 heading into this week’s conference tournament, coach Oliver still hangs on to hopes that his team can turn things around by the end of the year.


Tonight’s game will be played at Missouri Valley tonight. The winner will take on either AHST or Audubon in the 2nd round.


Click here for the interview with Riverside baseball coach Alex Oliver


(Neola) Griswold will travel to Tri-Center for the first round of the Western Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament tonight (Monday). The Tigers come in with a 5-8 record on the year and have earned the #6 seed in the tournament.


In two regular season meetings the squads have each won one game. Griswold topped Tri-Center on May 29th 3-2 while Tri-Center evened up the season series with their 14-3 win at Griswold last Monday. Griswold coach Kevin Whitehill says the first game his team played against Tri-Center was one of their best defensive games of the year. The Tiger Defense backed 8th grade starter James Reynolds who allowed four hits and four walks in the win. Reynolds will get the start again tonight and Coach Whitehill says one of Reynold's strengths as a pitcher is that he is so composed on the mound.


The winner of this matchup will take on either #2 seed Treynor or #7 seed Underwood in the semi-finals at Avoca on Wednesday.


Click here for the interview with Griswold baseball coach Kevin Whitehill




Ankeny 4, Winterset 3
Atlantic 7, St. Edmond, Fort Dodge 3
Bondurant-Farrar 10, Keokuk 1
Bondurant-Farrar 10, Pella Christian 0
Bondurant-Farrar 7, Eddyville-Blakesburg 3
Boyer Valley 7, CAM, Anita 3
Carroll 10, Humboldt 3
Carroll 3, Lisbon 0
Clarke, Osceola 14, Knoxville 4
Clarke, Osceola 6, Keokuk 5
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 4, Glenwood 2
Creston 6, Knoxville 0
Dallas Center-Grimes 3, Des Moines, Abraham Lincoln 0
Dowling Catholic, West Des Moines 5, Winterset 4
Earlham 10, Riverside, Oakland 0
Earlham 11, Underwood 0
Earlham 14, West Harrison 1
Griswold 10, Fremont-Mills 0
Harlan 9, Fort Dodge 2
Harlan 9, North Sentral Kossuth 5
Iowa City, West 5, Creston 1
Jefferson-Scranton 4, A-D-M, Adel 3
Lenox 13, Nodaway Valley 1
Martensdale-St Marys 9, Des Moines, North 1
Missouri Valley 13, East Mills 0
Missouri Valley 14, Stanton 0
North Mahaska 12, Pleasantville 0
OA-BCIG 3, IKM-Manning 2
OA-BCIG 8, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 2
Panorama 7, Saydel 3
Pekin 18, Panorama 6
Riverside, Oakland 6, Boyer Valley 2
Shenandoah 13, East Mills 3
Shenandoah 8, Stanton 0
Treynor 2, Glenwood 0
Underwood 15, Guthrie Center 0
Underwood 16, Audubon 4
Villisca 4, Exira-EHK 0
Walnut 2, Essex 1
Walnut 5, Woodbine 4
West Central Valley, Stuart 12, C-W-L, Corwith 0
West Hancock 16, West Central Valley, Stuart 4
West Harrison 11, Guthrie Center 1
West Monona 9, Harris-Lake Park 1
West Monona 9, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 8
Westwood, Sloan 11, Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 4
Westwood, Sloan 6, South Central Calhoun 1
Woodward-Granger 11, Panorama 1



ADM, Adel 14, Earlham 4 (5 innings)
ADM, Adel 6, Oskaloosa 1 (5 innings)


South Central Calhoun 15, Glidden-Ralston 5
South Central Calhoun 8, CAM, Anita 7
CAM, Anita 8, Guthrie Center 1


Earlham 1, Perry 0 (5 Innings)
Van Meter 20, Central Decatur, Leon 2 (4 Innings)
Van Meter 31, Central Decatur, Leon 0 (3 Innings)
West Central Valley, Stuart 6, Emmetsburg 1
West Central Valley, Stuart 8, West Hancock, Britt 7

Guthrie Center 12, Glidden-Ralston 9

Martensdale-St. Marys 20, Wayne, Corydon 0
Martensdale-St. Marys 9, Clarke, Osceola 4
Clarke, Osceola 12, Wayne, Corydon 0 (6 inn)
Moravia 12, East Union, Afton 4
Pleasantville 9, Bondurant-Farrar 1



Class 1A

  1. Akron-Westfield
  2. Earlham
  3. Martensdale-St. Mary's
  4. Newell-Fonda
  5. Lisbon
  6. Newman Catholic, Mason City
  7. Don Bosco
  8. Charter Oak-Ute
  9. Coon Rapids-Bayard
  10. Sigourney
  11. Lynnville-Sully
  12. Remsen St. Marys
  13. Exira-EHK
  14. Moravia
  15. Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn


Class 2A

  1. NSK-AR
  2. Durant
  3. Van Meter
  4. Wayne
  5. Sumner Fredericksburg
  6. Jesup
  7. DM Christian
  8. Treynor
  9. Emmetsburg
  10. BCLUW
  11. North Mahaska
  12. Central Springs
  13. IC Regina
  14. Eddyville-Blakesburg
  15. Ft. Dodge, St. Edmond


Class 3A

  1. Solon
  2. West Burlington/Notre Dame
  3. Bondurant-Farrar
  4. Mid-Prairie
  5. East Marshall
  6. Estherville-LC
  7. Monticello
  8. Crestwood
  9. MOC-Floyd Valley
  10. Ballard
  11. Center Point-Urbana
  12. Clarke
  13. Wilton
  14. Iowa Falls-Alden
  15. George-Little Rock/Central Lyon


Class 4A

  1. Clear-Creek Amana
  2. Dallas Center-Grimes
  3. Bishop Heelan Catholic
  4. Glenwood
  5. Indianola
  6. Carlisle
  7. Washington
  8. Winterset
  9. Keokuk
  10. Creston
  11. Charles City
  12. West Delaware
  13. North Scott
  14. LeMars
  15. Sergeant Bluff-Luton


Class 5A

  1. DM East
  2. IC West
  3. Ankeny
  4. Muscatine
  5. WDM Valley
  6. Pleasant Valley
  7. CR Jefferson
  8. Ottumwa
  9. Davenport West
  10. Burlington




Harlan 12, Clarinda 0
Atlantic 12, Red Oak 2


Dallas Center-Grimes 4, Bondurant-Farrar 2 (8)
Perry 8, Saydel 6
Carlisle 11, A-D-M, Adel 0


Interstate 35, Truro 5, Nodaway Valley 1
Martensdale-St Marys 11, Lenox 0
Clarke, Osceola 3, Centerville 1 (11)


Ogden 4, Madrid 2
Des Moines Christian 9, Coon Rapids-Bayard 0
Woodward-Granger 13, West Central Valley, Stuart 2Van Meter 13, Panorama 1
Earlham 17, Guthrie Center 0


Sidney 5, Nishnabotna 3
Stanton 4, Fremont-Mills 3
Essex 11, Villisca 1


Exira-EHK 2, Adair-Casey 0
Glidden-Ralston 10, CAM, Anita 0
Walnut 15, Grandview Park Baptist 7
Walnut 16, Grandview Park Baptist 3



Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 4, Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City 3
Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City 11, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 6


Treynor 11, Lenox 8

Martensdale-St. Marys 14, Winterset 1
Wayne, Corydon 8, Bedford 6 

Interstate 35, Truro 19, Nodaway Valley 1
Corning 18, Central Decatur, Leon 1


Ogden 4, Madrid 3
Van Meter 8, Panorama, Panora 0
Earlham 18, Guthrie Center 3 (4 innings)


Fremont-Mills, Tabor 3, Stanton 0 (Bottom of the 2nd No outs)

Glidden-Ralston 6, CAM, Anita 5
Iowa Christian Academy 4, Walnut 3


(Adair) Exira-EHK collected just two hits but it proved to be all the Spartans would need in their 2-0 softball win over Adair-Casey last night.

The Spartans have won five straight and twelve of their last thirteen to improve to 13-3.


It’s been another brilliant week for freshman Rachel Smith who fired a one hitter on Monday, another one-hitter on Wednesday and a two-hitter last night. Smith recorded 17 K’s on Monday and 14 more last night. She is the Class 1A state leader in strikeouts.


Smith and Sidney Parker provided the offense last night as they each recorded one hit and one run score. Meaghan Sontag had an RBI in the win.


Adair-Casey drops to 1-16 on the year and will try to bounce back against a quality Earlham team tonight.


(Atlantic) In a scheduled doubleheader between Atlantic and Red Oak, the Trojanns and Tigers were only able to complete one game before lightning forced the teams to schedule game two for Monday, July 2nd.

In the game that did get completed, Atlantic defeated Red Oak 12-2 in six innings. Coach Terry Hinzmann liked the offense he saw from his team in the win.

Bre Von Weyhe and Alisha Hinzmann (pictured) led the bats with four hits each. Von Weyhe recorded five RBI and three runs scored.


Atlantic goes to the Fort Dodge tournament this weekend. Their first game will be against Ankeny on Friday. If they beat Ankeny they will face either Fort Dodge or Sioux City East.


Atlantic heads to Fort Dodge with an overall record of 11-10.


Click here for the postgame interview with Atlantic softball coach Terry Hinzmann


(Atlantic) Atlantic picks up an 18-5 victory against Red Oak on Thursday. The Trojans collected 13 hits in the five inning win. After the game Atlantic head coach Trace Petersen.

Freshman Tristan Benn (pictured) got his second start of the season and picked up another victory. Both wins have come against Red Oak and the first of those victories was a two-hit performance in the Trojan Tournament last Saturday.


The Trojans have two tough contests awaiting them this Saturday. They will look to avenge an earlier season loss to Abraham Lincoln. They also oppose a qualityTreynor team Saturday.


Atlantic improves their record to 10-5 with the win against Red Oak. Red Oak’s losing streak extends to 16 games, the Tigers are 1-17.


Click here for the postgame interview with coach Trace Petersen


(Area) The Western Iowa Conference baseball tournament games will be played Monday, Wednesday, and Friday of next week. First round games will be hosted by the higher seed while the second round (Wednesday) and championship (Friday) will be held in Avoca. Tri-Center is the defending conference tournament champ.


Round 1


#1 Missouri Valley vs #8 Riverside

#4 AHST vs #5 Audubon


#2 Treynor vs #7 Underwood

#3 Tri-Center vs #6 Griswold


(Ames) The Iowa State Hall of Fame was established in 1997 and 142 Cyclone legends have been enshrined. The following candidates will be honored during halftome of the Iowa State vs Western Illinois football game on September 15th.

Samuel Beyer- Administration

-Iowa State's first athletics director (1896-1908) and "Godfather" of athletics at Iowa State.
-Iowa State's first faculty representative for athletics.
-Active in the formation of the Missouri Valley Conference, Iowa State's first league affiliation.
-Major player in the formation of the National Intercollegiate Athletic Association, which later evolved into the NCAA.

Carl Brettschneider- Football

-Standout lineman for Iowa State (1950-52) and team co-captain in 1952.
-Played eight years in the NFL (1956-63).
-Named Sporting News First-Team All-Pro as a member of the Detroit Lions in 1962.

Kevin Darkus- Wrestling

-Three-time All-American at 118 and 126 pounds (1982, 1983, 1984).
-Three-time Big Eight champion (1982, 1983, 1984).
-1984 NCAA champion at 126 pounds, defeating Michigan's Joe McFarland, 9-6.
-Compiled 118 career wins.
-Won the Silver Medal at the 1985 World Championships.


Dmitry Drozdov- Track & Field/Cross Country

-Eight-time All-American (1993-96).
-Won the steeplechase at the 1996 NCAA Outdoor Championships.
-Only Cyclone in school history to earn All-America honors four times in the same event (steeplechase).
-Two-time All-American in cross country (1994, 1995).
-Helped Iowa State win the 1994 NCAA Cross Country Championships.

Andrew Parker- Basketball

-Two-time First-Team All-Big Eight selection (1978, 1979).
-UPI Honorable Mention All-American in 1978.
-One of three players in school history to lead the conference in scoring multiple times.
-Was the 46th pick in the 1979 NBA Draft to the Washington Bullets.

Diane Vetter- Track & Field/Cross Country

-Four-time All-American (1978 & 1981).
-Won seven Big Eight individual championships.
-Helped Iowa State to a pair of AIAW Cross Country national titles (1977 & 1978).
-Won the Big Eight Indoor 1,000-yard run all four seasons (1978-81).
-Was the runner-up national champion in the AIAW Outdoor 4X800 Relay twice (1978 & 1981).


Gene Williams- Football

-Four-year letterwinner on the offensive line (1987-90).
-Two-time All-Big Eight pick, earning first-team accolades as a senior in 1990.
-Was voted team co-captain and was named an All-American by Gannett News in 1990.
-Started 65 games in his NFL career.
-Started at right guard for the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl XXXIII.


Dedric Willoughby- Basketball

-Two-time first-team all-conference pick (1996, 1997) and All-American in 1997.
-1996 Big Eight Newcomer of the Year and MVP of the 1996 Big Eight Tournament.
-Led Iowa State to the final Big Eight Tournament title (1996) and 1997 NCAA Sweet Sixteen.
-Only two-year player in Iowa State's 1,000-point club (1,186), averaging 19.8 ppg.
-Ended career as the school-record-holder in treys in a game (9), season (102) and career (190).
-Ranked fourth nationally in 3-pointers per game in 1997 (3.8).
-Played a season in the NBA with the Chicago Bulls.


(Neola) A 2008 Tri-Center graduate will get a shot at making it to the majors. Pitcher Kurt Spomer has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Spomer holds every career pitching record at Tri-Center. He finished his high school career with an ERA of 1.96 and totaled 27 wins. In 2008 Spomer set single season records with his .98 ERA which included four shutouts as a senior. He also holds several single season and career offensive records at Tri-Center.

The former Trojan recently wrapped up a memorable collegiate career with the Creighton Blue Jays which included a second team all conference selection as a junior. Spomer’s 13 saves on the mound his junior season rank second on Creighton’s single season list. The Honey Creek native finished off his college career with a 3-1 record and a 3.67 ERA in 34 1/3 innings pitched in 2012.

He signed the Major League contract Wednesday and reports today to the team’s rookie league in Tempe, Arizona.


(Greenfield) Nodaway Valley picked up a big win over Murray in high school softball last night.


3-1 was the final score with Nodaway Valley scoring one run in the 2nd and two runs in the 3rd. Murrays lone run on the board came during the fifth inning.

Wolverine head coach Ray Stewart says that’s as well as his team has played all year.


Freshman Sidney Hohertz picked up her 6th win in the pitchers circle. She struck out eight batters and only allowed one walk.


Next up for 7-11 Nodaway Valley is against Interstate-35 tonight.


Coach Stewart says he hopes last night’s solid play will be a sign of things to come for his team that has struggled to replace a handful of starters from last year’s state qualifying team.


Click here for the interview with Nodaway Valley softball coach Ray Stewart 




Denison-Schleswig 11 Charter Oak-Ute 11 (D-S hit five home runds in the game)

Abraham Lincoln 6 Red Oak 2


Bondurant-Farrar 2, Carlisle 0
Perry 8, A-D-M, Adel 7
Winterset 3, Boone 2

Dallas Center-Grimes 12 Saydel 0

Dallas Center-Grimes 18 Saydel 1
Carroll 14, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 0


Lenox 12, Orient-Macksburg 0
Clarke, Osceola 13, Mount Ayr 0
Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 6, East Union 3
Nodaway Valley 3, Murray 1
Wayne 4, Centerville 1
Martensdale-St Marys 7, Des Moines Christian 5
Chariton 5, Pleasantville 0


Coon Rapids-Bayard 8, Adair-Casey 6
Earlham 13, West Central Valley, Stuart 1


Villisca 11, East Mills 2
Essex 8, Villisca 5


IKM-Manning 4, OA-BCIG 1
Charter Oak-Ute 11, Ridge View 7
West Harrison 9, AR-WE-VA, Westside 8
Woodbine 4, Westwood, Sloan 1
Woodbury Central 8, West Monona 2

River Valley 11, Boyer Valley 1
Kingsley-Pierson 10, Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 3


Treynor 12, Griswold 1
Missouri Valley 11, Riverside, Oakland 1



ADM, Adel 4, Perry 4 (suspended in 10th. Will continue on July 9th)
Boone 10, Ogden 5

Kingsley-Pierson 15, Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 3 (6 innings)
OA-BCIG 6, IKM-Manning 5
Lawton-Bronson 10, Logan-Magnolia 0


Mount Ayr 13, Murray 9
Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 8, Centerville 1

Corning 2 Bedford 0 (Brittain Swartz no-hitter)

St. Albert, Council Bluffs 15, Lewis Central 10

Audubon 11 AHST 0 (Andrew Irlmeier 1-hitter)

Treynor 17, Griswold 1
Tri-Center, Neola 14, Underwood 3


Van Meter 10, Pleasantville 0 (6 Innings)
West Central Valley, Stuart 5, Nodaway Valley 2



(Audubon) The Audubon baseball team avenged an early season loss to AHST with an 11-0 win in five innings last night.

Audubon senior right hander Andrew Irlmeier pitched a gem for the Audubon Wheelers allowing only one hit on the night. Irlmeier didn't walk a single batter in his five innings pitched.


Audubon 2nd year head coach Shawn Birks said after the game that he liked to see the way his team spread out their offense with at least one run in all four innings they came to the plate. Coach Birks was pleased with the Wheeler defense in the win.


Audubon evens their record at 7-7 heading into a matchup with Griswold tomorrow. For AHST it was their fourth straight loss and they are now 5-8.


Click here for the postgame interview with Audubon coach Shawn Birks


(Audubon) AHST picked up a 12-2 victory in six innings over Audubon in a game that aired last night on KSOM.

The win for AHST was their first since June 1st and it snapped an eight game losing streak.


The Vikings fell behind 1-0 in the first inning when Audubon senior Lacy Vokt smashed a solo home run. AHST responded in the 2nd with five big runs on three hits, two walks, and one Audubon error. The Lady Vikes kept the pressure on in the third when they tacked on four more runs to take a commanding 9-1 lead. A single run in the fourth and two more in the sixth gave AHST the win via the 10 run rule.


Taylor Baggett, Marissa Kay, Caydee Woodward, Danikah Grobe, Katelyn Kay, and Cora Shumate each had at least one hit for the Lady Vikes.


Taylor Baggett struck out seven batters for her fourth win of the season. Baggett allowed five Audubon hits, issued four free passes, and got solid defense behind her.


AHST is now 4-11 with the victory and will oppose Missouri Valley on Friday. Audubon slips to 4-14 and the Wheelers host Griswold tomorrow night.


Click here for the postgame interview with AHST coach Jamie Bramman


Click here for the postgame interview with Audubon coach Eric Borkowski


(Council Bluffs) After five seasons Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln Head Bascketball coach Jay Seeler is stepping down. Seeler told the Omaha World Herald that it was time to watch his own son play instead of the sons of others. Coach Seeler informed the players last week and the search for a new head coach is underway.


2003 Atlantic High School graduate Alan Jenkins served as an assistant on the basketball coaching staff at A.L and head track coach last season.


The Lynx went 36-76 in Seeler's five years at the helm. He plans to remain in his current teaching position with the school.


(Atlantic) Kray Lukehart hit a bases loaded walk-off single in the bottom of the 12th inning  to give Atlantic a 5-4 win over Denison/Schleswig in a high school baseball game Tuesday night at Atlantic.


Denison/Schleswig led the entire game until the bottom of the 7th when Lukehart crossed the plate with the tying run. Both teams didn’t budge defensively in extra innings until the bottom of the 12th when Kray Lukehart stepped to the plate and knocked a walk off single down the left field line for the win.


Listen to Atlantic Head Coach Trace Petersen after the game.


Atlantic is currently third in the conference with a 5-2 record, and 9-5 overall. Denison/Schleswig falls to 4-3 in the Hawkeye Ten, and 8-9 overall.


Listen to Atlantic Catcher Kray Lukehart comments after the game


June 13, 2012


1st Team

Michaela Moore, Glenwood*

Kenzie Evans, Glenwood*

Gretchen Dehn, Glenwood*

Ana Peterson, Harlan*

Brooke Jensen, Lewis Central*

Paige Flores, Lewis Central*

Mary Halverson, Kuemper Catholic

Sierra Edwards, Glenwood

Regan Rodenburg, Lewis Central

Whitney Krohnke, Denison-Schleswig

Emily Wickham, Glenwood


2nd Team

Sydney Gutschenritter, Glenwood

Sam Bedford, Kuemper Catholic

Michaela Ruis, Lewis Central

Brandi Johnson, Lewis Central

Alli Larkin, Lewis Central

Rachel Grossman, Kuemper Catholic

Amber Lucy, Glenwood

Brianna Vis, Harlan

Cheryl Kleffman, Harlan

Emma Ford, Lewis Central

Maddie Haines, Creston


Honorable Mention

Amy Loverin, Atlantic

Ali Hosfelt, Atlantic

Maren McNees, Atlantic

Brandi Bueltel, Kuemper Catholic

Katie Tigges, Kuemper Catholic

Mariah Vis, Harlan

Courtney Conry, Harlan

Bailey Ellerbeck, Denison

Taylor Lichteig, Denison

Brenna Baker, Creston

Hanna Luther, Creston


(Atlantic) Denison/Schleswig defeated Atlantic 8-3 in a high school softball game at Atlantic Tuesday night. The highlight for the Lady Monarch's was Alexa Beeck's solo home run in the top of the fifth. It was the 9th homer of the season for the team. Denison/Schleswig had 6 other homeruns that have not been recorded. Those came during a game against Charter Oak-Ute that was suspended because of weather.


In the game against Atlantic last night, Denison/Schleswig scored 8-runs-on-10-hits. Shae Kierscht was 2-3 at the plate and scored one run. Shelby Pieper went 2-4, with an RBI. She also picked up the win in the circle. The Lady Monarchs extend their record to 12-4.


Denison/Schleswig Head Coach Kevin Dau after the game.


Atlantic scored three runs on seven hits. Alisha Hinzeman and Makenzie Holmes led the Trojanns offensively with 2-hits.


Head Coach Terry Hinzeman's comments after the game.


June 13, 2012


(State)  Members of the 2012 Iowa High School Athletic Association Football Players Hall of Fame Class have been released.      

Rollie Wiebers of Denison is on the list. Wiebers is described by the IHSAA as an all-purpose quarterback he could run as well as pass. His final three seasons (19-8) he helped the Monarchs to more wins than they had the previous five years. They missed the playoffs after an 8-1 campaign his senior season. He was special mention all-state at a time when all-classes were considered as one in the selections. At Buena Vista he had a record setting career and is a member of their hall of fame. He presently is the Superintendent of Schools at Charter Oak-Ute.

Rounding out the 2012 class are Carey Bender, Marion (1990); Chris Coffman, Sigourney-Keota (1992); Jared DeVries, Aplington-Parkersburg (1994); Justin Hartwig, Valley, West Des Moines (1997); and Jason Olejniczak, Decorah (1989).

The 2012 Hall of Fame Class will be honored during the Class 4A State Championship game this fall.


The six new inductees boost the hall-of-fame list to 154 from 100 high schools and spans the years 1916 through 1996. Coffman, DeVries, Hartwig and Wiebers are each their school's first player to be honored. A player is not eligible until he has been graduated from high school at least 10 years.

Press Release




Carlisle 8, Pella Christian 7
Waukee 3, Dallas Center-Grimes 1
ADM, Adel 4, Newton 3


Atlantic 5, Denison-Schleswig 4 (12 innings)
Lewis Central 5, Harlan 4
Clarinda 4, Creston 2


Des Moines Christian 1, Ogden 0
Earlham 10, Panorama, Panora 0 (5 innings)
Woodward-Granger 8, Guthrie Center 5 

Van Meter 3, Roland-Story, Story City 0
Coon Rapids-Bayard 5, West Central Valley, Stuart 4


Interstate 35, Truro 10, Central Decatur, Leon 0
Lenox 10, Nodaway Valley 0
Pleasantville 6, Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 0
Corning 16, Bedford 1


Nishnabotna 10, Villisca 6
Sidney 15, Stanton 1
Fremont-Mills, Tabor 10, East Mills 9


Missouri Valley 3, St. Albert, Council Bluffs 2

Jefferson-Scranton 5, Prairie Valley, Gowrie 3
Alta/Aurelia 8, OA-BCIG 0
Sioux City, North 9, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 4



Ballard 9, Carroll 2

Harlan 10, Lewis Central 0
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 10, Missouri Valley 9
Denison-Schleswig 8, Atlantic 3


Earlham 12, Panorama 0
Coon Rapids-Bayard 15, West Central Valley, Stuart 5
Des Moines Christian 12, Ogden 2


Stanton 12, Sidney 1
Nishnabotna 7, Villisca 3


Corning 10, Bedford 0
Lenox 7, Nodaway Valley 6 (8)

Wayne 2, Martensdale-St Marys 0


IKM-Manning 6, Charter Oak-Ute 5
OA-BCIG 2, Alta/Aurelia 1


Murray 6, Lamoni 5 (9)

Jefferson-Scranton 6, Prairie Valley 2



(Anita) The CAM Cougar baseball team remains undefeated in Rolling Hills Conference play after their 13-9 victory over Exira-EHK Monday. The Cougars took advantage of several first inning walks and some timely hitting by Tanner Brown, Jarod McKee, and Dan Holste. CAM scored eight runs in the first frame.


With regular starters Trevor McKee and Matt Williamson out of the lineup due to Boys State, a couple of 8th graders got their first varsity start with Jarod McKee and Drew Ticknor both going 1-3 with a run scored.


Tanner Brown is the winning pitcher. Brown seven hits and eight walks but got good run support. Jarrad Cavin closed out the game in the seventh allowing no hits, one walk, and striking out one.


CAM moves to 6-1 overall. They lead Exira-EHK by one game and Walnut by two games in the Rolling Hills standings. The Cougars take on rival Adair-Casey tonight.


Click here for the interview with CAM baseball coach Dan Daugherty


(Walnut) The Walnut Warrior baseball team starts off the week with a win. Walnut topped Glidden-Ralston 11-6 in Rolling Hills Conference play on Monday.


The Warriors compiled 11 hits and took advantage of 6 walks to score their six runs. Senior right hander Lucas Blum struck out 14 batters to earn the win. Blum is 5-1 on the season and hasn't given up an earned run. He leads the conference in strikeouts with 78 K's this year.


Walnut will be looking for their third straight win in Tuesday night. The Warriors take on 1-10 East Greene. Walnut is trying to keep pace with CAM and Exira-EHK in the Rolling Hills conference standings. CAM is undefeated in the conference, Exira-EHK has one loss, and Walnut has dropped two games in Rolling Hills play.


Click here for the interview with Walnut coach Trey Brix


(Anita) What more can be said about Exira-EHK star freshman Rachel Smith?


The Spartan pitcher was a 3rd team all-state selection as an 8th grader and is now cementing herself as one of the top Class 1A pitchers in the state. She leads the state with 191 strikeouts this season.


Smith struck out 17 of the 20 batters she faced Monday night in Exira-EHK's 12-0 (6) win over CAM. The victory was the Spartan's third shutout of the year and moves their overall record to 12-3.


Exira-EHK's bats were quiet through the first two innings but came to life in the third when a two-out error sparked a three run rally. The Spartans would ad another run in the fourth and four runs in each the 5th and 6th frames.


Kara Collins and Meaghan Sonntag led the way at the plate with three hits each and a combined seven RBI. Rachel Smith, Chansea Nelson, Claire Paulsen, and Kennedy Madsen all had two hits in the 12-0 win.


Click here for the interview with Exira-EHK coach Jana Smith




Orient-Macksburg 8, Adair-Casey 6
Adair-Casey 11, Orient-Macksburg 6


Denison-Schleswig 6, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 5
Atlantic 3, Lewis Central 1


Ballard 5, A-D-M, Adel 0
Winterset 9, Saydel 0
Bondurant-Farrar 7, Boone 1


Coon Rapids-Bayard 8, Panorama 7
Van Meter 12, Guthrie Center 0
Madrid 11, West Central Valley, Stuart 7
Des Moines Christian 5, Woodward-Granger 4


Corning 11, Stanton 1
Lenox 10, Essex 4
Mount Ayr 10, Mormon Trail, Garden Grove 4
Wayne 6, Murray 3
Clarke, Osceola 3, Albia 2
Martensdale-St Marys 8, Interstate 35, Truro 5


Treynor 12, A-H-S-T, Avoca 1
Tri-Center, Neola 7, Griswold 0
Missouri Valley 4, Underwood 3


Woodbine 5, River Valley 3
Charter Oak-Ute 9, Logan-Magnolia 4
IKM-Manning 5, Lawton-Bronson 4
OA-BCIG 13, AR-WE-VA, Westside 1
Woodbury Central 7, Ridge View 6


Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 7, Fremont-Mills 2
Jefferson-Scranton 6, Ogden 0



Saydel 10, Winterset 1
ADM, Adel 7, Ballard 3
Dallas Center-Grimes 2, Perry 0
Boone 5, Bondurant-Farrar 2


Creston 12, Red Oak 2
Lewis Central 11, Atlantic 0
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 4, Denison-Schleswig 3

Clarinda 11, Shenandoah 1


Madrid 11, West Central Valley, Stuart 7
Van Meter 15, Guthrie Center 0 (4 Innings)
Des Moines Christian 14, Woodward-Granger 4
Earlham 8, Woodward Academy 5

Coon Rapids-Bayard 4, Panorama, Panora 2


Mormon Trail, Garden Grove 9, Mount Ayr 3
Pleasantville 15, East Union, Afton 0 (4 inn)
Murray 3, Wayne, Corydon 0

Martensdale-St. Marys 4, Twin Cedars, Bussey 3


Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 7, Glenwood 3
Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 12, Fremont-Mills, Tabor 2 (6 innings)


Orient-Macksburg 5, Adair-Casey 3
Walnut 11, Glidden-Ralston 6
Iowa Christian Academy 4, East Greene, Grand Junction 2


Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 4, Boyer Valley, Dunlap 0

West Harrison, Mondamin 12, Whiting 0

Ridge View 1, Woodbury Central, Moville 0 (@Holstein)

Treynor 9, A-H-S-T, Avoca 0
Tri-Center, Neola 14, Griswold 3

Underwood 9, Missouri Valley 1


(Avoca) Davis Pattee has been hired as the head football coach at AHST.


AHST Activities Director Jeremy Hissem says Pattee is a graduate of AHST schools and has spent time as an assistant on the football staff for four years.

Mr. Hissem also notes that Pattee has shown a great deal of professionalism in meetings and is very passionate about getting the football program back to the Dome.


Pattee will replace Cory Faust who has taken the head coaching position at Glenwood after compiling a 68-26 record in 9 seasons at AHST.


(Area) A new athletic conference in southwest Iowa is in the works.

Ken Brosamle, Superintendent of schools at Ar-We-Va tells KSOM/KS95.7 sports that a meeting will be held this week to hammer out more details.

The proposed 10 team league would include West Harrison, Woodbine, Charter Oak-Ute, Exira-EHK, CAM, Adair-Casey, Boyer Valley, Ar-We-Va, Glidden-Ralston, and Coon Rapids-Bayard. Brosamle says the new conference would be a good fit in many ways.


Thursday morning’s meeting will be hosted by Ar-We-Va at 10:00 a.m in their ICN room.


If everything goes according to plan, the new conference will start during the 2013-14 school year.




(Audubon) The 5-7 Audubon Wheeler baseball team opens up a three game week with a matchup against Riverside Monday night. Audubon head coach Shawn Birks says his team struggled offensively last week.

The Wheelers have a good opportunity to get their overall record back above .500 on the season with games three teams on the schedule who are all below .500 at this point.


Coach Birks says either Colby Rattenborg or Cole Berns will get the start tonight against Riverside. The Wheelers will compete in the Western Iowa Conference Tournament next week.


Click here for the interview with Audubon coach Shawn Birks




Atlantic 11, Red Oak 1
Carroll 2, Algona 0
Clarinda 11, Griswold 0
Clarinda Academy 8, Lamoni 0 (Tournament)
Coon Rapids-Bayard 14, Red Oak 4
Corning 10, Essex 0
Corning 9, Orient-Macksburg 2
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 6, Algona 2
Dallas Center-Grimes 12, Pella 3
Dallas Center-Grimes 13, Knoxville 2
Des Moines Christian 10, Chariton 3
Essex 14, Bedford 4
Griswold 10, Villisca 0
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 17, Storm Lake 4
Lawton-Bronson 15, Martensdale-St. Marys 5
Lawton-Bronson 9, Martensdale-St. Marys 7
Logan-Magnolia 5, Carroll 3
Madrid 16, Southeast Webster-Grand, Burnside 1 (4 innings)
Mount Ayr 20, Clarinda Academy 4
Nishnabotna 5, Mount Ayr 1 (Tournament)
Nishnabotna 7, Lamoni 6 (Tournament)
Ogden 15, Clarinda 5
Ogden 20, Villisca 6
Orient-Macksburg 13, Bedford 7
Perry 12, Coon Rapids-Bayard 4
Perry 5, Atlantic 3
Sergeant Bluff-Luton 9, Denison-Schleswig 1
Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 10, Des Moines Christian 0
Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 3, Carlisle 2
St. Albert, Council Bluffs 11, Wahlert, Dubuque 8
St. Albert, Council Bluffs 9, Don Bosco, Gilbertville 3
Storm Lake 13, Denison-Schleswig 7
Van Meter 14, Madrid 4 (5 innings)
Van Meter 14, Woodward Academy 4 (5 Innings)



Bishop Heelan, Sioux City 5, Atlantic 2
Bishop Heelan, Sioux City 9, Clarinda 3
Carroll 12, Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 7
Charter Oak-Ute 19, Riverside, Oakland 7
Charter Oak-Ute 4, Shenandoah 0
Charter Oak-Ute 7, Underwood 3
Coon Rapids-Bayard 14, Panorama 1
Coon Rapids-Bayard 14, Southeast Webster 4
Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 12, Riverside, Oakland 0
Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 17, East Mills 4
Creston 10, Albia 0
Dallas Center-Grimes 10, Ogden 0
Dallas Center-Grimes 7, Atlantic 1
Dallas Center-Grimes 9, Creston 0
Denison-Schleswig 11, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 5
Denison-Schleswig 5, Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 2
Griswold 8, Mount Ayr 2
Harlan 8, IKM-Manning 3
Harlan 9, North Polk 0
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 8, Carroll 7
Lewis Central 13, Pleasantville 1
Lewis Central 8, Nevada 2
Murray 12, Lamoni 2
Murray 14, Bedford 4
Murray 6, Central Decatur, Leon 3
OA-BCIG 9, IKM-Manning 0
Panorama 9, Glidden-Ralston 2
Riverside, Oakland 10, Walnut 8
Shenandoah 10, Walnut 4
Southeast Webster 13, Glidden-Ralston 7
Underwood 17, East Mills 6
Underwood 4, Woodbine 3
Van Meter 15, Garner-Hayfield 2
Van Meter 9, Algona 8
Winterset 10, Oskaloosa 1
Winterset 4, Woodward-Granger 0
Woodbine 10, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 1
Woodbine 8, Shenandoah 1



1A Championship

Assumption 4 Bishop Heelan 0


2A Championship

CR Xavier 3 North Scott 1


3A Championship

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 2 Ankeny 1


ADM, Adel 11, Saydel 2

Boone 6, Glenwood 3

Earlham 22, Iowa Christian Academy 2

Logan-Magnolia 21, Woodbury Central, Moville 7

Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 16, Woodbine 0


Creston 16, Griswold 4

Essex 12, Stanton 7

Exira-EHK 12, Guthrie Center 2

Fremont-Mills 16, West Harrison 6

Harlan 5, Carroll 4 (8)

IKM-Manning 5, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 3

Lenox 11, CAM, Anita 0

Madrid 10, West Central Valley, Stuart 0

Martensdale-St Marys 5, Corning 2

Missouri Valley 10, Audubon 5

North Polk 5, Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 3

OA-BCIG 8, Denison-Schleswig 5

Red Oak 7, Griswold 0

River Valley 8, West Monona 1

Treynor 10, Riverside, Oakland 0

Urbandale 12, A-D-M, Adel 1


Villisca 11, East Mills 9

Waukee 4, Des Moines, Abraham Lincoln 3 (8)


Wayne 22, Mount Ayr 0







(Shenandoah) Atlantic picked up not one but two wins Thursday night on the softball diamond. The Trojann's swept Shenandoah 11-1 and 10-0 to improve to 9-6.


Marissa Berns, Mackenzie Holmes (pictured), Mollee Welter, Bre Von Weyhe, and Tiara Edelman all had at least one hit in both games. Holmes contributed a 5 RBI performance in game one.


Marissa Berns pitched in both wins. Berns allowed only five hits and zero walks during the two game sweep.


The wins give Atlantic four victories in their last five tries. They compete in the Creston Tounrey on Saturday.


Click here for the interview with Atlantic coach Terry Hinzmann






Atlantic 10, Shenandoah 0
Atlantic 11, Shenandoah 1
Bondurant-Farrar 7, North Polk 1
Carlisle 3, Winterset 1
Coon Rapids-Bayard 12, CAM, Anita 0
Corning 9, East Union 0
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 5, Sioux City, West 2
Creston 2, Harlan 0
Dallas Center-Grimes 9, Boone 6
Des Moines Christian 6, Van Meter 3
Earlham 11, West Central Valley, Stuart 0
Essex 8, East Mills 5
Fremont-Mills 5, Villisca 3
Glenwood 1, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 0
Glidden-Ralston 8, Adair-Casey 0
Harlan 5, Creston 2
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 6, Glenwood 5 (8)
Lewis Central 8, Red Oak 1
Martensdale-St Marys 5, Central Decatur, Leon 3
Missouri Valley 14, Westwood, Sloan 6
Nodaway Valley 12, Mount Ayr 7
OA-BCIG 10, South Central Calhoun 0
Ogden 3, Woodward-Granger 0
Red Oak 5, Lewis Central 4
Stanton 4, Nishnabotna 2
Treynor 6, Logan-Magnolia 1
Underwood 10, Griswold 0



Carroll 11, Jefferson-Scranton 2
Coon Rapids-Bayard 10, Madrid 4
Corning 14, East Union, Afton 3
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 14, Sioux City, West 8
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 20, Sioux City, West 5 (4 innings)
Dallas Center-Grimes 3, Boone 2
Denison-Schleswig 11, Clarinda 1
Des Moines Christian 8, Van Meter 3
Earlham 11, West Central Valley, Stuart 4
Harlan 10, Creston 2
Harlan 17, Creston 1
Interstate 35, Truro 3, Pleasantville 0
Kingsley-Pierson 17, Hinton 2 (4 innings)
Lenox 12, Bedford 8
Lewis Central 11, Red Oak 0 (5 innings)
Lewis Central 20, Red Oak 0 (5 innings)
Martensdale-St. Marys 17, Central Decatur, Leon 0
Nodaway Valley 10, Mount Ayr 4
OA-BCIG 8, South Central Calhoun 5
Ogden 11, Woodward-Granger 1 (5 innings)
Panorama, Panora 10, Woodward Academy 0
Sidney 13, Clarinda Academy 3
Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 11, Wayne, Corydon 1
St. Albert, Council Bluffs 11, Riverside, Oakland 1
Villisca 12, Fremont-Mills, Tabor 9
Walnut 10, Orient-Macksburg 0
Whiting 10, Trinity Christian High School 2




Nevada 1 Gilbert 0

Davenport Assumption 5 Center Point-Urbana 0

Bishop Heelan Catholic 5 IC Regina 0

Columbus Catholic 7 St. Albert 0



SC East 2 Pella 0

CR Xavier 2 ADM/Van Meter 1

Glenwood 2 Union 1

North Scott 2 Dallas Center-Grimes 1



CR Kennedy 2 IC West 0

Bettendorf 2 Johnston 0

Waukee 1 Dowling Catholic 0

Ankeny 2 Linn-Mar 0



(Neola) Tri-Center moves to 9-3 on the season with their 8-1 win over Riverside in a game that aired on KSOM Wednesday.


One night after striking out 16 batters in a win over St. Albert, Tri-Center's Malory Christiansen deliverd 9 more strike hits in a 2-hitter against Riverside. The junior right-hander didn't allow a hit through her first 5 2/3 innings and didn't walk a batter in the game.


Tri-Center featured a very balanced offensive effort with eight different individuals picking up hits and six Trojans scoring runs.


Taylor Frain and Rachel Novotny picked up the lone hits for Riverside as the Bulldogs drop to 0-7.


Click here for the postgame interview with Tri-Center coach Pat Dalton




Griswold 5, A-H-S-T, Avoca 4
Missouri Valley 6, Treynor 5
Tri-Center, Neola 10, Riverside, Oakland 3
Audubon 15, Underwood 0


Ballard 5, Winterset 4
Dallas Center-Grimes 5, ADM, Adel 3
Boone 5, Carroll 2


Coon Rapids-Bayard 15, EHK-Exira 2 (5 innings)
Corning 7, Clarke, Osceola 4
Des Moines Christian 10, Iowa Christian Academy 0
Valley, West Des Moines 12, Lewis Central 2 Iowa City, West 10, Lewis Central 1
Kingsley-Pierson 10, Woodbine 0
Lawton-Bronson 24, Whiting 1
Logan-Magnolia 10, Westwood, Sloan 0
Ridge View 12, River Valley, Correctionville 2 (5 innings)
Southeast Webster-Grand, Burnside 12, Prairie Valley, Gowrie 9
St. Albert, Council Bluffs 10, Red Oak 0
Stanton 9, Orient-Macksburg 5




Ballard 2, Winterset 1
Bishop Heelan, Sioux City 1, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 0
Bondurant-Farrar 4, Perry 0
Carlisle 11, Saydel 0
Clarke, Osceola 15, Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 3
Coon Rapids-Bayard 10, Glidden-Ralston 0
Earlham 8, Martensdale-St Marys 3
Glenwood 5, Sioux City, East 2
Grandview Park Baptist 18, Adair-Casey 5
Grandview Park Baptist 7, Adair-Casey 6
Griswold 10, A-H-S-T, Avoca 9
IKM-Manning 1, Woodbury Central 0
Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 16, West Monona 4
OA-BCIG 10, West Harrison 5
Orient-Macksburg 6, Stanton 5
Stanton 14, Orient-Macksburg 0
Treynor 7, Missouri Valley 5
Underwood 4, Audubon 2
Westwood, Sloan 12, Logan-Magnolia 1
Woodbine 7, Kingsley-Pierson 0
Woodward-Granger 11, Guthrie Center 1



(Adel) Adel-DeSoto-Minburn right handed pitcher Alec Rash was selected in this week's MLB Draft.


The senior was selected 95th overall by the Philadelphia Phillies. Rash had commited previously to play baseball at the University of Missouri. He averages over two strikeouts per game during his senior season for the ADM Tigers.



Adair-Casey 6, East Greene, Grand Junction 5
Corning 11, Nodaway Valley 1
Creston 13, Winterset 3
Denison-Schleswig 4, Cherokee, Washington 2
Earlham 17, Madrid 6
East Mills 10, Stanton 9
Fremont-Mills, Tabor 5, Nishnabotna 4
Glenwood 6, Clarinda 0
Johnston 4, Dallas Center-Grimes 0
Lewis Central 6, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 4
Logan-Magnolia 8, River Valley, Correctionville 0
Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 8, Ridge View 4
Martensdale-St. Marys 7, Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 0
Mount Ayr 8, Lenox 4
Mount Pleasant 10, Oskaloosa 0
Murray 15, Seymour 0 (3 innings)
Norwalk 7, ADM, Adel 4
Ogden 14, Guthrie Center 0
Perry 7, Jefferson-Scranton 6
Pleasantville 12, Central Decatur, Leon 0 (5 inn.)
Sergeant Bluff-Luton 3, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 0
Sergeant Bluff-Luton 5, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 1
Shenandoah 10, Red Oak 0
Sidney 7, Essex 6
St. Albert, Council Bluffs 11, Tri-Center, Neola 1
Van Meter 13, Woodward-Granger 2



Ankeny 6, Dallas Center-Grimes 1
Bishop Heelan, Sioux City 11, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 1
Coon Rapids-Bayard 15, Audubon 6
Corning 7, Nodaway Valley 3
Creston 11, Des Moines, North 1
Denison-Schleswig 7, Missouri Valley 3
Earlham 9, Madrid 1
Fremont-Mills 8, Nishnabotna 2
Glenwood 3, Clarinda 0
Harlan 4, Atlantic 1
IKM-Manning 7, Westwood, Sloan 4
Lewis Central 11, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 1
Logan-Magnolia 7, River Valley 3
Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 11, Ridge View 2
Martensdale-St Marys 12, Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 0
Orient-Macksburg 3, Exira-EHK 1
Panorama 7, West Central Valley, Stuart 5
Perry 2, Jefferson-Scranton 1
Sergeant Bluff-Luton 9, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 4
Stanton 6, East Mills 4
Walnut 10, CAM, Anita 1
Waterloo, East 8, Dubuque, Hempstead 1
Wayne 6, Interstate 35, Truro 4
Winterset 2, Clarke, Osceola 0 


Boys Soccer All-Conference



First Team


Trenton McNeel         Glenwood         SR.    Forward

Devon McClain           Harlan              SR.    Forward
Troy Mahood             Lewis Central    SR.    Mid      
Blake Beier                Glenwood         SR.     Mid     
Cesar Estrada            Denison            SR.     Mid     
Jordan Voge              Harlan              SO.     Mid      
Miguel Ramos            Lewis Central     JR.     Mid     
Kyle Nolan                 Glenwood          SR.     Def      
Zach Shelton              Harlan               SO.     Def    
Zac Johnson              Denison            JR.      Def   
Nick Frazee               Glenwood         JR.      Goalie




Missouri Valley 11, Tri-Center, Neola 9
A-H-S-T, Avoca 13, Underwood 1


Atlantic 6, Clarinda 1
Denison-Schleswig 8, Lewis Central 6

Harlan 7 Kuemper Catholic 1

Glenwood 19 Red Oak 0 (5 innings)

EHK-Exira 2, Walnut 1
Orient-Macksburg 13, Glidden-Ralston 3
CAM, Anita 3, East Greene, Grand Junction 2


Coon Rapids-Bayard 6, Earlham 4

Des Moines Christian 22, Guthrie Center 1

Dallas Center-Grimes 10, Carroll 0
East Sac County 11, Southeast Webster-Grand, Burnside 1
Kingsley-Pierson 9, Ridge View 7 (@Holstein)
Lawton-Bronson 15, OA-BCIG 0
Lenox 13, Essex 12
Logan-Magnolia 16, Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 2
Manson Northwest Webster 10, South Central Calhoun 8
Martensdale-St. Marys 4, Roland-Story, Story City 1
Murray 15, Mount Ayr 0 (4 innings)
Nevada 6, Jefferson-Scranton 2
Panorama, Panora 6, Madrid 3
Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 19, Central Decatur, Leon 0
St. Albert, Council Bluffs 16, Bedford 0
Van Meter 12, Ogden 2 (5 Innings)




Harlan 14, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 1
Lewis Central 3, Denison-Schleswig 0
Creston 10, Shenandoah 0


Treynor 13, Audubon 3
Tri-Center, Neola 2, Missouri Valley 1
Underwood 8, A-H-S-T, Avoca 0


Charter Oak-Ute 15, West Harrison 4
Des Moines Christian 15, Guthrie Center 1
Earlham 12, Coon Rapids-Bayard 0
East Sac County 13, Southeast Webster 1
IKM-Manning 5, River Valley 2
Jefferson-Scranton 13, Nevada 2
Lamoni 5, Mount Ayr 2
Madrid 6, Panorama 4
OA-BCIG 3, Lawton-Bronson 2 (8)
Ridge View 10, Kingsley-Pierson 0
Van Meter 1, Ogden 0
Wayne 11, Nodaway Valley 0
West Monona 7, Boyer Valley 6 (8)
Westwood, Sloan 8, AR-WE-VA, Westside 1


Class 1A

Region 1

St. Albert 9 vs Tri-Center 2

Class 2A

Region 2

ADM/Van Meter 2 Lewis Central 1


Region 3

Dallas Center-Grimes 2 Des Moines Hoover 1


Region 4

Glenwood 3 Nodaway Valley/West Central Valley/Adair-Casey 0



Class 3A

Region 1

Dowling Catholic 10 Abraham Lincoln 0




(Atlantic) Gunner Blums back to back homeruns sparked the Atlantic Trojans over the Clarinda Cardinals 6-1 in a high school baseball game played at Atlantic Tuesday night. Blum, who belted his 5th and 6th homeruns of the season, accounted for three of the Atlantic six runs.


Blum hit a two run homer in the bottom of the first to give Atlantic a 2-0 lead. The Trojans added 4-more runs in the fourth to take a 6-0 lead. Blum lead off the inning with a solo homerun, Austin Conrad singled and scored on Tyler Hovey’s RBI single. Hovey scored on an error and Kray Lukehart reached base on another error and crossed the plate on Blake Esbeck’s RBI single. The Trojans finished the night with 6-runs-on-7-hits and committed just 1-error. Chris McVey and Derek Stork had the other two hits for Atlantic.


Tyler Hovey tossed a 2-hitter for Atlantic. He struck out 8 batters and walked four.


The Cardinals scored their only run in the fifth inning. Dalton Young walked and advanced on Trent Aldrich’s single and scored on a Trojan error. For the Cardinals they finished with 1-run on 2-hits and committed 2 errors.


Atlantic extends their record to 5-3 and Clarinda drops to 3-6 on the season.


Click here to listen to the post game show….


June 4, 2012


(Neola) 10-5 Tri-Center goes up against 15-4 St. Albert tonight in the Class 1A Region 1 soccer final tonight. At stake is a trip to the state tournament.


Tri-Center girls soccer coach Jeff Lefeber says he’s not surprised that his team’s season is still alive heading into the regional finals. Tonight against St. Albert will be a rematch of an April 13th game that St. Albert won 7-1. Allison Cox scored five goals for St. Albert in that first meeting prompting Tri-Center to focus their defense on her tonight.


Cox ranks 4th in class 1A in goals scored this season. The state leader is Tri-Center’s own Kaylee Grotee who has scored 48 goals for the year. Lefeber describes Grotee as a great player who makes everyone on the team better.


Tri-Center has never advanced to the state tourney in girls soccer. Coach Lefeber says making it to state would show the team how important all of their off-season work as been.


Click here for the interview with Coach Jeff Lefeber


Class 1A

Region 1

15-4 St. Albert vs 10-5 Tri-Center


Class 2A

Region 2

14-3 ADM/Van Meter @ 11-6 Lewis Central

Region 3

13-2 Dallas Center-Grimes vs 12-6 Des Moines Hoover

Region 4

16-1 Glenwood vs 15-2 Nodaway Valley/West Central Valley/Adair-Casey


(Des Moines) The boys state soccer tournament wrapped up Saturday at Crownie Soccer Park.


Waterloo Columbus prevailed 2-0 over Nevada for the Class 1A championship. In 2A it was Wahlert holding off Norwalk 1-0. Iowa City West takes top honors in 3A with their 1-0 win against Johnston. In the consolation matches, Iowa City Regina finishes third in Class 1A with a 2-1 win against West Liberty. The Class 2A consolation game had Spirit Lake Park-Okoboji downing ADM 3-1. WDM Valley placed third in 3A with their 3-0 consolation win over Ames.


(State) The state team tennis tournament was held Saturday with Ames and Camanche winning championships.


In Class 1A Camance beat Waterloo Columbus 5-4 in the title match. Red Oak placed fourth in 1A, the Tigers lost 5-3 to Dubuqe Wahlert in the consolation.


In Class 2A team tennis Ames won their fourth straight team title by beating CR Washington 5-4 in the championship. In the 2A Consolation Urbandale beat Clinton 5-3.


On Friday the individual and doubles tournament concluded. Shenandoah's Kimberly Graf and Mackenzie Johnson placed 3rd in Class 1A Doubles. In Class 1A Singles Abby Bergsten of Lewis Central placed 8th.


(Elk Horn) Two of the top baseball teams in the Rolling Hills Conference will collide tonight when Exira-EHK hosts Walnut.

This will be the first of two meetings between two rivals that both have their sights set on a conference championship.

Walnut head baseball coach Trey Brix knows his team will come to play tonight knowing what’s at stake within the conference.


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Walnut comes in with a record of 5-1.


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Exira-EHK is 4-1. Both teams are 1-0 in the Rolling Hills standings.


(Council Bluffs) In a back and forth game, Iowa Western Community College defeated San Jacinto 6-5 to win the 2012 Junior College World Series.  Iowa Western trailed 4-5 going into the ninth inning where they scored two runs to take the lead in the top of the ninth. For the Reivers it is their second national championship in baseball.


The team has made a school record six straight JUCO World Series appearances. They finish the season with 62 wins compared to only 6 losses. Iowa Western also won the championship in 2010.


Coon Rapids-Bayard 12, Guthrie Center 0
East Union 12, Mormon Trail, Garden Grove 7
Exira-EHK 2, Atlantic 0
Lawton-Bronson 3, Westwood, Sloan 0
Treynor 5, Underwood 2
Villisca 11, Sidney 2
Woodbine 13, West Monona 9



A-H-S-T, Avoca 11, Riverside, Oakland 0
ADM, Adel 5, Bondurant-Farrar 0
Bedford 15, Central Decatur, Leon 0
Carroll 7, Saydel 4
Coon Rapids-Bayard 3, Guthrie Center 2
Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 7, Lewis Central 0
Dallas Center-Grimes 11, Winterset 1
Fremont-Mills, Tabor 4, Essex 2
IKM-Manning 5, Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 2
Interstate 35, Truro 11, Corning 1
Logan-Magnolia 8, Kingsley-Pierson 3
Martensdale-St. Marys 16, Lenox 0
Missouri Valley 14, Griswold 5
Nishnabotna 19, East Mills 7
Nodaway Valley 11, Wayne, Corydon 5
Westwood, Sloan 2, Whiting 1



Class 1A

  1. Akron-Westfield
  2. Earlham
  3. Martensdale-St. Marys
  4. Newell-Fonda
  5. Lynnville-Sully
  6. Lisbon
  7. Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn
  8. Don Bosco
  9. Mason City Newman
  10. Ar-We-Va
  11. Charter Oak-Ute
  12. Coon Rapids-Bayard
  13. West Bend-Mallard
  14. Exira-EHK
  15. Walnut

Class 2A

  1. NSK-AR
  2. IC Regina
  3. Sumner-Fredericksburg
  4. Durant
  5. Jesup
  6. Van Meter
  7. DM Christian
  8. North Mahaska
  9. Treynor
  10. Emmetsburg
  11. BCLUW
  12. MVAO
  13. Madrid
  14. Ridge View
  15. Edgewood-Colesburg

Class 3A

  1. Solon
  2. Mid-Prairie
  3. West Burlington/Notre Dame
  4. Bondurant-Farrar
  5. Wilton
  6. East Marshall
  7. Iowa Falls-Alden
  8. Center Point-Urbana
  9. Estherville-LC
  10. Crestwood
  11. Clarke
  12. Humboldt
  13. Ballard
  14. Williamsburg
  15. Forest City

Class 4A

  1. Clear Creek-Amana
  2. Dallas Center-Grimes
  3. Winterset
  4. Keokuk
  5. North Scott
  6. Carlisle
  7. Bishop Heelan Catholic
  8. Creston
  9. Glenwood
  10. Indianola
  11. Washington
  12. Charles City
  13. Oskaloosa
  14. Sergeant Bluff-Luton
  15. West Delaware

Class 5A

  1. DM East
  2. Ankeny
  3. WDM Valley
  4. Ottumwa
  5. IC West
  6. Davenport West
  7. CR Jefferson
  8. Muscatine
  9. Pleasant Valley
  10. Dowling Catholic


(Walnut) The Walnut Warrior softball team is off to one of their best starts in recent memory following their 9-3 win over Adair-Casey last night.


Walnut pitcher Ashli Walker struck out nine Adair-Casey batters while only allowing five hits and two walks. Walnut trailed 1-0 after the top of the first inning but didn’t take long to respond scoring two runs in the 1st, two more in the 2nd, and three in the 3rd. Sophomores Emily Mitchell and Ashli Walker each scored two runs and had two hits for the Warriors who collected eight hits on the night.


Walnut held a 7-1 lead after three inning and Adair-Casey clawed back to as close as four with runs from Liz Mulder in the fourth and Katie Clarke in the fifth, but walnut once again answered back with single runs in the 5th and 6th to win in 9-3. Jess Eblen (pictured) struck out two batters but gave up eight hits to take the loss for Adair-Casey.


Walnut moves to 9-2 on the year while Adair-Casey is 0-5.


(Council Bluffs) In Junior College Baseball Iowa Western Community College has moved on to the national championship game. The Reivers defeated Gordon convincingly yesterday. It was a 10-0 final score.


Three teams remain alive with Iowa Western, Gordon, and San Jacinto all having one loss in the double elimination tournament. San Jacinto and Gordon play today (Friday) and Iowa Western awaits the winner in the World Series Championship Game on Saturday.


(Walnut) The Walnut Warriors are 5-1 after their 11-1 victory at home against Adair-Casey last night in a game that aired on KSOM.


Walnut's first three batters all walked to load the bases for cleanup hitter Drew Cable who drove in Ty Johnk and Wyatt Anzalone. Lucas Blum, Cable, and Jared Ploen would also score in the first to give Walnut a comfortable 5-0 cushion. The strong offense continued in the second inning where Cable drove in Anzalone and Blum on a base hit. Cable would finish the night with three hits and four RBI's. He also scored the Warriors third run of the second inning when he crossed home plate on an Austin Stevens RBI groundout.


Adair-Casey's only run of the game came in the third inning when Cole Palmer reached on an error and eventually came around to score. Walnut answered back in the bottom of the third with to more runs to make it 10-1. The game ended in the bottom of the fifth when Zach Hemmingson scored his second run of the night on a Johnk single to right field. Walnut used seven walks and eight hits to score their 11 runs.


In his first starting pitching performance of the year Johnk (pictured) struck out five while allowing one hit and one walk to get the win.


Walnut is 5-1 heading into a matchup with Exira-EHK on Monday. Adair-Casey falls 2-2.


Click here for the post game comments from Walnut coach Trey Brix




Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 13, Sioux City, East 6
Denison-Schleswig 12, Red Oak 1
Denison-Schleswig 12, Red Oak 1 (Final 5 innings)
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 2, Clarinda 0
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 7, Clarinda 1
Logan-Magnolia 14, Missouri Valley 8
Mount Ayr 17, Bedford 1
Underwood 13, Essex 5
Walnut 11, Adair-Casey 1




Coon Rapids-Bayard 6, Ogden 4
Creston 11, Lewis Central 1
Creston 11, Lewis Central 1
Glenwood 6, Atlantic 4
Glenwood 7, Atlantic 4
Harlan 15, Shenandoah 3
Harlan 4, Shenandoah 2
Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 6, Clarinda 3
Logan-Magnolia 9, Kingsley-Pierson 3
Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 2, Charter Oak-Ute 1
Missouri Valley 4, Griswold 1
Treynor 10, Nishnabotna 0
Underwood 6, Essex 5
Walnut 9, Adair-Casey 3
Westwood, Sloan 9, Whiting 0



(State) Red Oak’s Kate Walker was eliminated from the state tennis tournament in Class 1A following her loss in the consolation quarterfinals to Jenna Wilkinson of Independence. Walker won her first round match 6-1, 6-2 over Gabby Greco of Waterloo, but fell to the back side of the bracket when she was upended by #4 seed Amanda Stefanik of Oskaloosa 6-4, 6-2. Also in Class 1A singles, Casey Dean of Clarinda is out of the tournament after losing each of her matches yesterday. Dean lost 6-0, 6-3 in the first round to Casey Stanek of Bishop Heelan and was eliminated with her 6-4, 6-4 by Wilkinson from Independence.

In Class 1A Doubles, Glenwood’s Rachel Tucker and Grace Newman and Denison-Schleswig’s Cassity Ipsen and Rachel Ingram have both been eliminated after losing their first two matches yesterday. Shenandoah’s duo of Kimberly Graf and Mackenzie Johnson won twice yesterday to move into the semi-finals and guarantee themselves a place. Graf and Johnson will play Lindsay McGonegle and Lindsay McManus of Waterloo Columbus today in the semi’s.


In Class 2A singles, Abby Bersten of Lewis Central went 2-1 on the first day of the tournament and will compete in the Consolation semi-finals today against Katie Melbourne of Pleasant Valley.