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Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Alta-Aurelia boys improve to 19-8 (07/06/15)
The Alta-Aurelia baseball team rebounded after a couple of tournament losses to improve their season record to 19-8 heading into the last week of the regular season. On Friday June 26th, the Warriors won a Twin Lakes Conference game at Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire by a 7-4 score, scoring five runs in the first two innings and tacking on two insurance runs in the top of the 7th. ...
Alta-Aurelia girls post 4-1 record, improve to 22-8 (07/06/15)
The Alta-Aurelia softball team continued their good play as the season winds down, winning four of five games they played last week. The Warriors began the week with an 11-2 Twin Lakes Conference win at Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire on Friday June 26th, as senior hurler Jenna Snyder pitched the full seven innings, giving up two earned runs on six hits, while walking two and striking out four. ...
Ridge View girls top LB in WVC Tourney (07/06/15)
LAWTON - The Ridge View softball team continues to improve and prepare themselves for the post-season as the regular season nears the end. The Raptors traveled to Lawton to compete in the Western Valley Conference Tournament Wednesday as they played a very talented Lawton-Bronson team...
It's Tournament Time ! (07/06/15)
Post- season play begins this week for Iowa high school baseball and softball players. Below are the tournament schedules for the teams in the Chronicle Times coverage area: In Class 1A, River Valley will be playing in Region 1, and their first game will be this Wednesday, July 8th , when they will host the winner of tonight's game between Harris-Lake Park and Storm Lake St. ...
Iowa High School Softball Rankings (07/02/15)
1.Highland 2.Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 3.Central Springs 4.IKM-Manning 5.Fort Dodge St.Edmond 6.Pella Christian 7.Wapello 8.BCLUW 9.North Union 10.Durant 11.Iowa City Regina 12.Cascade 13.Treynor 14.Lawton-Bronson 15.Des Moines Christian Dropped Out: Alta/Aurelia (14), Ogden (15)...
Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association Rankings, Classes 2A, 1A (07/02/15)
1.Cascade, Western Dubuque;2.Wilton;3.Beckman Catholic, Dyersville;4.Columbus Catholic,Waterloo;5.South Winneshiek; 6.Clear Lake;7.Hinton;8.New Hampton;9.Monticello;10. Ogden Others: Des Moines Christian, Treynor, Hampton-Dumont, Alburnett,Northeast,Goose Lake...
Ridge View boys go 3-1 (07/02/15)
HOLSTEIN - With the exception of a loss to Carroll Kuemper Catholic,the Ridge View baseball team put together another pretty good week on the diamond, winning three of four contests. Of the 7-3 loss to Kuemper, Ridge View coach Shannon Tesch commented, "We made too many defensive mistakes that cost us too many runs."...
Ridge View girls lose to K-P (07/02/15)
Ridge View continued its up-and-down season, losing to Kingsley-Pierson by the score of 5-2 in Western Valley Conference softball action Tuesday. Taking the loss on the mound was Katie Davidson, who threw all seven innings, giving up nine hits and three earned runs, walking one and striking out two...
Ridge View girls whip WW, 9-1 (07/02/15)
SLOAN - The Ridge View Softball team traveled to Sloan to take on a very good Westwood team on Monday night, and the Raptors came out on top, winning by the score of 9-1. Picking up the win on the mound for the Raptors was Katie Davidson, who threw all seven innings and gave up one earned run on seven hits while walking nobody and striking out 2...
Raptors fall to good WC team, split at A-A Tourney (07/02/15)
The Ridge View softball team ran into a highly- ranked Woodbury Central team Friday and battled all night, but the Raptors came out on the short end. It was a good game from both sides as it was a well played game but Ridge View was defeated 4-0. Taking the loss on the mound was Katie Davidson, who threw six innings and gave up four runs on four hits. Ridge View got only four hits as well, by Bailey Winterhof, Kyra Hoffman, Kaylee Blenner and Emily Egger...
South O'Brien boys shut out by West Sioux (07/02/15)
Monday night the Wolverines started their week with a road trip to Hawarden to play West Sioux in a War Eagle Conference game. It was a defensive battle the first three innings of play, with neither team able to score a run. The Wolverines had a runner in scoring position in the third but had a couple hard hit balls right at the Falcons' defenders. ...
South O'Brien girls go 2-6 for the week (07/01/15)
The South O'Brien girls continued their busy softball schedule last week, playing a total of eight games. Their initial game was against the always tough Hinton Blackhawks and the Wolverines were up by a score of 8-2 after three innings of play. In the 4th inning, however, Hinton scored five runs of their own to come within one run of the lead. ...
Gehlen hits SOS early and hard in posting diamond victory (07/01/15)
PAULLINA - South O'Brien hosted a War Eagle Conference baseball game against Gehlen Catholic last Thursday, and Gehlen got an early jump on the Wolverines, scoring two runs in the first inning, five in the second, and adding another run in the 3rd, to hold an 8-0 lead. The Wolverines would answer back in the bottom of the 3rd with two runs of their own, with Cody Johanson driving in Keaton Rohrbaugh with a single and Johanson later scoring on a passed ball, but despite some threats, they were...
SOS boys lose to Hinton, 10-0 (07/01/15)
The South O'Brien baseball team started last week off by traveling to Hinton on Monday for a War Eagle Conference game against the Hinton Blackhawks. The Blackhawks continued to play great baseball, as they have all year, shutting the Wolverines down,10-0,in five innings...
Ridge View girls lose tough one to MVAO, top West Monona (07/01/15)
The Ridge View Softball Team ran into a tough Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto team on Wednesday June 24th and lost 3-0. Katie Davidson took the hard luck loss on the mound. She threw a nice game, giving up three runs on four singles. all in the 5th inning. while walking one and striking out one...
Warriors post big win (07/01/15)
ALTA - Five inches of rain in Coon Rapids forced a last-minute game site change last Thursday for the Alta-Aurelia-Coon Rapids-Bayard baseball game, with the teams meeting on the Alta field instead. Facing an opponent ranked 4th in the state in Class 1A, the Warriors struck early, scoring three runs in the first two innings, and they were never behind in a 6-3 non-conference victory over the Crusaders...
Cherokee Police Reserves Golf Tournament (07/01/15)
MARCUS - The Cherokee Police Reserves 11th annual Golf Tournament is scheduled for July 13 at the Marcus Golf Club. The 4-person best shot tourney costs $45 per person ($180 per team) and includes 18 holes of golf, morning pastries and lunch, and door prizes...
MMC Boosters host golf tourney (07/01/15)
MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Athletic Boosters are hosting a 4-person Best Shot Golf Tournament Saturday, July 25, at the Marcus Golf Course. The 18-hole Tournament costs $120 per team and includes a free will lunch and prizes. There's a shotgun start at 10 a.m. The tourney is limited to 18 teams of players high school age and above...
Braves win 3 baseball games (07/01/15)
The comin' on Cherokee Braves claimed their sixth consecutive victory with a doubleheader 12-2 and 11-5 sweep of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen-Union in Cherokee Saturday, that on the heels of a 11-1 conquest of Storm Lake here last week. Eric Peterson was 2-3 with two RBI and two runs scored to lead the Braves past the Tornadoes, while Mason Pitts went 2-3 with a double, RBi and two runs scored. ...
Alta-Aurelia girls win two more (06/29/15)
The Alta-Aurelia girls' softball team won a pair of games recently. On Friday, Alta-Aurelia took an 11-3 win over Manson NW Webster in Twin Lakes Conference action at Alta. Winning pitcher Jena Snyder gave up three runs on five hits, walked two and struck out nine in seven innings. Catcher Micah Barnes was 3-4 with two RBI, Bailey Duhn was 2-3 with one RBI, and Snyder helped her own cause, driving in three runs with a 1-4 night at the plate,...
SOS boys lose to Hinton, 10-0 (06/29/15)
The South O'Brien baseball team started last week off by traveling to Hinton on Monday for a War Eagle Conference game against the Hinton Blackhawks. The Blackhawks continued to play great baseball, as they have all year, sutting the Wolverines down, 10-0, in five innings...
Ridge View girls lose tough one to MVAO, top West Monona (06/29/15)
The Ridge View Softball Team ran into a tough Maple Valley/Anthon-Oto team on Wednesday June 24th and lost 3-0. Katie Davidson took the hard luck loss on the mound. She threw a nice game, giving up three runs on four singles. all in the 5th inning. while walking one and striking out one...
Voge joins Mustangs (06/29/15)
Cherokee WHS senior Connor Voge has accepted a baseball scholarship to Morningside College in Sioux City. Shown signing his letter of intent, the Braves' multi-sport standout is seated with his mom Tiffany Voge and dad Clark Voge. Standing, left to right, are Braves baseball coach Cory Ege and Mustang coach Brian Drent. Photo contributed...
Cherokee girls post 2 wins (06/29/15)
The busy Cherokee Washington High softball team ran its season record to 13-9 with a pair of Lakes Conference wins in Cherokee last week, defeating Storm Lake 5-2, and Le Mars 8-3. Lindsay Williams got the pitching win for Cherokee over Storm Lake, allowing one earned run on just three hits and two walks, with 12 strikeouts in the seven-inning stint...
South O'Brien girls win 1 of 5 (06/29/15)
The South O'Brien girls continued their busy schedule last week, winning only one of five games, but also putting up a good fight in most of the losses. South O'Brien jumped out to a 4-0 lead in their game against conference rival Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn on Wednesday June 17th, but things started to fall apart in the 6th. HMS connected for four hits and aided by six Wolverine errors over the last two innings of play, they scored nine runs to post a 9-4 win over South O'Brien...