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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
WHS, A-A players named to Class 2A All District Baseball Teams (07/25/16)
Three players from Cherokee Washington and three from Alta-Aurelia were recently named to the Northwest District Class 2A honor teams selected by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches' Association. First Team selections included Alta-Aurelia junior catcher Jordan Wendel, who...
Cherokee swimmers host Eagle Grove (07/25/16)
CHEROKEE - The Cherokee Swim Team ended their dual meet season by hosting Conference rival Eagle Grove on July 13. The meet saw only one triple event winner for the host team, but there were eight double winners and 16 single event winners. Additionally, 16 Cherokee relays took first place and there was one individual record broken, as well as a relay record from 1982 broken...
WHS , A-A players named to Class 2A All District Baseball Teams (07/25/16)
Three players from Cherokee Washington and three from Alta-Aurelia were recently named to the Northwest District Class 2A honor teams selected by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches' Association. First Team selections included Alta-Aurelia junior catcher Jordan Wendel, who clubbed six doubles, three triples, and six homers for the Warriors this season, as well as Cherokee senior first baseman Josh Nichols,who averaged .398, junior shortstop Mason Pitts, who clubbed 10 doubles, drove in 32 runs and posted a .438 BA, and senior Adam Cedar, who was selected as a Utility Player. ...
Braves lose 1-run heartbreaker in 2A Sub-State baseball (07/22/16)
ORANGE CITY - Tuesday night the Cherokee Braves traveled to Orange City to take on the Hinton Blackhawks with a opportunity to play at Principal Park in Des Moines in the Class 2A State Baseball Tournament. The Braves had multiple leads throughout the game, but they were unable to hold on, and were defeated by Hinton by a score of 10-9 in eight innings...
TLC honors 4 A-A players (07/22/16)
ALTA - Four members of the Alta-Aurelia varsity baseball team were recently named to the Twin Lakes Conference All Conference teams as announced. Pitcher Bryce Radke, a senior, was one of three unanimous selections for the first team All Conference, along with South Central Calhoun infielder Derrick Henkenius and Storm Lake St. Mary 's outfielder Eric Broich...
Youth FB Camp Mon. - Wednesday (07/22/16)
The annual youth football camp in Cherokee will be held on the high school football practice field this coming Monday, July 25th, through Wednesday, July 27th, from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. each day. The camp will be run by the Cherokee High School and Junior High coaches, assisted by Washington High School athletes...
Braves nip Okoboji, move on to Sub-State (07/20/16)
Playing in front of a huge home crowd, the Cherokee Braves took on Okoboji Saturday night in a game that the Braves had to come from behind to win. In the Class 2A District final game, the Braves were able to win the game 4-3 on timely hitting and earn their trip to their first Sub-State game in six years...
Braves win exciting 3-2 contest over Alta-Aurelia (07/15/16)
Playing before an overflow crowd at Cherokee's Sam Doupe Complex, the Cherokee Braves and Alta-Aurelia Warriors played a classic baseball game in a Class 2A District match-up in Cherokee Tuesday night. The Braves came out on top, 3-2 in a game befiitting a pair of squads which each won at least 20 games this season...
Alta-Aurelia Trap Shooting Team completes successful season (07/15/16)
The Alta-Aurelia Trap Shooting Team had a great finish to their season at the State Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) Shoot, held recently at Cedar Falls. In the High School Senior Varsity Division, two Warriors - Noah Sundene and Alex Speers - placed in the top 100 out of 835 competitors for American Singles. Speers also finished at the top of the standings for...
3 Braves earn All-District BB (07/15/16)
Three Cherokee Braves were named to the Class 2A All-District Baseball First Team announced this week. They include seniors Adam Cedar (utility player) and Josh Nichols (first base) and junior Mason Pitts (shortstop) for the Lakes Conference Champion Braves...
Wolverines end season with 11th-Inning loss (07/15/16)
EMMETSBURG - The South O'Brien softball team was down, 4-0 in the top of the first inning of their July 5th District Tournament game here against Emmetsburg, and the Wolverines fought through 11 long innings before Emmetsburg finally got the best of them by a final score of 9-7...
A-A girls' season ends in controversial fashion (07/15/16)
LOGAN - In one of the most talked-about games of the season Monday night, the Alta-Aurelia softball team lost its Class 2A Regional final game against host Logan-Magnolia, 4-2 in six innings. The game actualy got into the 7th inning, and the Warriors scored three runs in the top of that inning to take a 5-4 lead. ...
Lakes Conference Softball 2016 (07/13/16)
1. Spirit Lake - 13-1 conf. record, 28-4 overall; 2. ELC - 10-3, 18-15; 3. Cherokee - 8-5, 15-18; 4. Western Christian - 7-6, 13-13; 5. Le Mars - 7-7, 13-20; 6. Emmetsburg - 5-9, 12-22; 7. Storm Lake - 3-10, 6-19; 8. Spencer - 1-13, 1-23 --- *Unanimous indicates unanimous selection...
Cherokee 5th and 6th boys capture Championship (07/13/16)
The Cherokee Minor League baseball team finished their tournament play Thursday in Holstein. Following a rain delay, Cherokee beat Schaller - Crestland by one run in the bottom of the 5th inning to take the Championship with a 5-4 win. Team members are pictured in the accompanying photo...
Ridge View boys drop extra inning season finale (07/13/16)
HOLSTEIN - Kuemper Catholic took a 2-1 lead into the bottom of the 7th inning of their non-conference regaular baseball season finale with Ridge View on Friday July 8th, but Ridge View pinch runner Jake Tokheim scored on a single by Grant Anderson to tie the game and force extra innings...
Braves Softball season ends at Sergeant Bluff (07/13/16)
SERGAENT BLUFF - The Cherokee Braves' softball team hoped to upset the Sergeant Bluff-Luton Warriors in Class 3A Regional Tournament play here on Friday July 8th, but they came up short in a 5-1 loss. The Warriors started off the game with a quick two runs in the bottom of the first inning off solo home runs from Kami Schlag and Morgan Skinner. They then added another run in the bottom of the second inning...
MMCRU girls lose in Regional Tourney (07/13/16)
CLEGHORN - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union girls took on Maple Valley/Anhthon-Oto in Class 2A Regional Softball Tournament action here on Wednesday July 6th, and the Royals wound up on the short end of a 7-3 score. Maddie Phillips pitched a complete game for MMCRU, allowing seven runs (six earned) on 10 hits while walking six, striking out five, and hitting one battter...
A- A boys edge MMCRU in District Play (07/13/16)
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union started off strong in their Class 2A District baseball game with Alta-Aurelia Saturday night, with the Royals' lone senior, Tanner Peterson, on the mound. Peterson gave up only two hits and only allowed one runner to second base in the first four innings of play...
Alta-Aurelia girls top West Lyon, 6-2 (07/13/16)
INWOOD - The Alta-Aurelia softball team survived a long bus ride and beat a good West Lyon club in Class 2A Regional Softball action here on Friday July 8th. Abby Kraemer threw all seven innings for the Royals, giving up four hits, walking six and striking out eight. ...
Cherokee Braves are Lakes Conference Champions (07/11/16)
The Cherokee Braves traveled to Hull and defeated Western Christian last Thursday night 8-4, and in doing so, they won their first Lakes Conference baseball title since 2009. The game started in the fourth inning because the game had been rained delayed earlier this season. ...
Wolverines split 4 games (07/08/16)
On June 27th, the South O'Brien softball team took on the Falcons from West Sioux in a home contest and came out on the wrong end of a 5 - inning 11-1 loss, as the Wolverines could only get six hits off the West Sioux pitcher. Whitney Sickelka had two singles and scored the lone run for SOS; Courtney Vander Pol also had a pair of base hits; Maycee Smith had an RBI single; and Wylee Sickelka drove a double to the outfield...
Cherokee girls beat East Sac County in extra innings in 3A Opener (07/08/16)
WALL LAKE - Class 3A tournament softball action started Wednesday night, and the Cherokee Braves were able to come from behind in extra innings to defeat East Sac County 10-9 in eight innings, in a game that was tied twice and had four lead changes...
Cherokee boys tops ELC to get win number 20 (07/08/16)
CHEROKEE - On senior night in Cherokee July 1st, the Braves needed a win in front of a huge home crowd to get their 20th win this baseball season, and they did just that, taking down Estherville Lincoln Central by a score of 8-5. Braves' senior Adam Cedar took the hill, and he got off to a hot start, retiring the first nine batters in order. Cedar was able to pitch all seven innings and he gave up just five hits,walked two, and struck out nine ELC batters...
Ridge View boys edge East Sac County, lose 2 at Sioux City West (07/08/16)
EARLY - Colt Wandrey hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the 7th inning to score Peyton Boyle and earn the Ridge View a 9-8 a victory over East Sac County in non-conference baseball action here on Thursday June 30th. Cole Degen was the winning pitcher in relief of starter Colt Wandrey. Wandrey, Kyle Schiernbeck and Jake MItchell each pounded out two hits for the Raptors...
MMCRU girls split final pair of games (07/08/16)
On Wednesday June 29, the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn/Remsen Union softball team played Clay Central Everly in Cleghorn, and the Royals won, 13-3, in five innings. Maddie Phillips pitched a complete game for MMCR, allowing three earned runs on four hits, walking none and striking out eight...