Sports

07/26/2016 - 11:34am
CEDAR FALLS – While wearing a number that wasn't his own, it wasn't hard to pick out North team member Josh Knipfel, AKA ‘Big K’ at the 2016 Shrine Bowl. Likewise to the much smaller in stature Alissa Odell, who was a member of the North cheer squad as she was usually at or near the top of stunts pre-game and at halftime. It was a great week-long experience for both...
06/28/2016 - 10:39am
ACKLEY – Addi Johnson ripped a two-run triple to right in a three-run opening inning for AGWSR in an eventual 3-2 win over East Marshall on Thursday, June 23. The Class 1A No. 12 Cougars managed just three hits off of Kodie Hoskey, but did all of the damage right away and held on. Read more on this story in the June 29 print and online...
06/21/2016 - 11:38am
ALLISON – North Butler stopped a five-game win streak for Hampton-Dumont in claiming its own softball tournament title on Saturday, June 18 at the Allison bal fields. The Bearcats used a strong and fresh Taylor Graven, who struck out 13 Bulldogs to stake a claim in a 5-0 win over H-D in the title game. She helped her own cause by going 2-for...
06/21/2016 - 11:35am
CLARKSVILLE – CAL coach Ralph Bell may be batting 1.000 (2-for-2) against Clarksville skipper Zach Bergman, but so far he is 0-1 coaching against the first-year Indians’ head man. After Clarksville’s baseball team earned a 4-2 Iowa Star Conference victory over the Cadets, a friendly little coaching rivalry that started last year...
06/21/2016 - 11:32am
LATIMER – CAL’s softball team swapped 9-7 scores with Riceville in a doubleheader at Latimer’s softball park on Wednesday, June 15. The Cadets claimed the opener, a continuation of a game halted by rain and lightning earlier this season as the Wildcats came back to take the second game by the same score. It was a bizarre end to...
06/21/2016 - 11:21am
SHEFFIELD – Rylan Fleshner looked upon Garner-Hayfield-Ventura reliever Dane Whipple as, frankly, a relief. The West Fork junior shortstop was 0-for-3 against starter Colton Schroeder and was looking for something to drive with his team down a run in the bottom of the seventh with one out. He had two teammates on base looking to win it all...
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