High School Sports
Rebels lose 12-7 on the road
The Sioux Central baseball team couldn't find the win Tuesday night, losing 12-7 to Spencer. The Rebels started things off nicely with three runs in the first, one in the third, two in the fourth and one in the sixth, but that wasn't enough. Getting the loss on the mound for the Rebels was Tim Saunders who pitched all six innings giving up 12 runs, eight were earned. Saunders allowed 12 hits, six bases on balls and struck out four...
Sioux Central get the win over Newell-Fonda
The Newell-Fonda Mustangs baseball team couldn't get the win Monday night, losing 5-1 to Sioux Central. Sioux Central started the scoring with two runs in the top of the first. The Mustangs tried fighting back in the bottom of the fourth, scoring their lone run. The Rebels scored a run in the fifth, sixth and seventh...
Tornadoes fell short to Spencer
The Storm Lake baseball team couldn't pull together the win Monday night, losing 17-1 to Spencer. The Tornadoes scored their lone run in the bottom of the fourth. Getting the loss on the mound for the Tornadoes was Martin Mitchell who pitched four innings giving up 12 runs, seven were earned. Martin allowed 11 hits, eight bases on balls and struck out four. Also contributing on the mound was Parker Lange who pitched an inning giving up five runs, four were earned, four hits and a base on balls...
St. Mary's wins in shut-out
The St. Mary's baseball team defeated Clay Central-Everly 19-0 Tuesday night. The panthers scored 12 runs in the first as they batted around twice in the inning. Eric Broich singled, Ryan Peters singled home Broich, Aaron Miller doubled home Peters, Cole Feltner was hit by a pitch, Josh Demers doubled home Miller, Alex Smith had an RBI groundout, Michael Demers singled, Dakota Eimers reached on an error, which scored Josh Demers and Joe Kottke walked the first time through the order. ...
Ridge View wins 13-7 on the road
The Ridge View baseball team fought hard for their 13-7 win over Lawton-Bronson Monday night. Ridge View scored one run in the top of the first, nine in the second, two in the third and one in the sixth. Getting the win on the mound for the Raptors was Josh Gross who pitched five and 2/3 innings giving up seven runs, five were earned. ...
Raptors win Western Valley Conference Championship
The Ridge View Raptors baseball team squeezed out the 5-4 win over Maple Valley-Anthon Oto Tuesday night in the Western Valley Conference Championship Game. Maple Valley-Anthon Oto took a 4-0 lead in the top of the third inning on three walks, two Raptor errors, and a hit. Ridge View answered in the bottom of the third with one run on a Matt Wandrey double that scored Ryan Garthoff, who earlier in the inning singled and stole second and third...
A hard fought loss for the Tornadoes
STORM LAKE-The Storm Lake softball team fought hard, despite the 6-2 loss to Spencer Monday night. It was a 2-3 ball game for six innings. Spencer scored three in the top of the sixth to extend the lead a bit. Storm Lake had opportunities to score more runs in the first inning with bases loaded and no one out but went down looking twice ending their chances. ...
Rebels advance in play-offs
HARTLEY-The Sioux Central Rebels softball team took on Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in their first round play-off game Tuesday night. The Rebels fought hard for their 9-7 victory. The Rebels started their scoring in the first inning with one run in the top of the first, one in the second, two in the third, three in the fifth and two in the sixth...
Chargers move on in play-offs
LAURENS- The Laurens-Marathon softball team fought hard for their 4-3 win over St. Mary's Monday night in their first game of play-offs. Picking up the win on the mound for the Chargers was Briley Sullivan who pitched all seven innings giving up three unearned runs, three hits, two bases on balls and striking out five...
Ridge view falls short of win
EARLY-The Ridge View Raptors baseball team received a hard loss thursday losing 7-5 to East Sac County. All of the scoring took place in the first three innings of this game. Zeros from the 4th inning on. The Raptors scored four in the second and one in the third...
Raptors squeeze out win
HOLSTEIN- The Ridge View baseball team fought hard for the 4-3 win Thursday over Westwood, Sloan. Getting the win on the mound for the Raptors was Josh Gross who pitched five and 1/3 innings giving up one unearned run, four hits, two bases on balls and striking out three. Also contributing on the mound for the Raptors was Matt Wandrey who pitched one and 2/3 innings giving up two earned runs, a hit, five bases on balls and struck out two...
A hard fought loss for the Raptors
LAWTON- The Ridge View Raptors Softball team travelled to Lawton to compete in the Western Valley Conference Tourney, where they competed against River Valley. It was a good game both ways as River Valley came out on the winning end with a hard fought 4-3 win in 12 innings at Thursday night's game...
Mustangs defeat Rebels in shut-out
FONDA- The Newell-Fonda Mustangs softball team defeated Sioux Central 10-0 Thursday night. Newell-Fonda wasn't able to get anything done in the first or second innings. In the bottom of the third, Maddi Morenz lead off the inning with a single. She was advanced to third on a Sioux Central error. She later scored on a ground out by Renee Maneman to end the inning with the Mustangs up 1-0...
Panthers defeated by Warriors
STORM LAKE-The St. Mary's softball team was defeated 6-1 Thursday night by the Alta-Aurelia Warriors. The scoring didn't start until the fifth when Alta-Aurelia scored six in the top of the fifth and St. Mary's scored one in the bottom. That was all the scoring that was done...
A hard fought loss for the Panthers
STORM LAKE- The St. Mary's Panthers baseball team fought hard, despite the 5-2 loss to Alta-Aurelia Thursday night. Thursday night was considered Wordekemper night because they were retiring his jersey. The Panthers took the lead in the first after Eric Broich walked, Ryan Peters singled, and Cole Feltner walked to load the bases with one out. Josh Demers grounded into a fielder's choice that allowed a run to score...
Beavers eliminated in 13-Inning heartbreaker
The Buena Vista baseball team saw its record-setting season come to an end on Saturday afternoon as it dropped a heartbreaking 4-3 contest in 13 innings against Rose-Hulman.The Regional Tournament was held at Augustana College in Moline Illinois. The Beaves took the early 3-0 lead after scoring three times in the first inning. ...
Women's 4x100, Sampson in the field for NCAA Outdoor Championships
The Buena Vista 4x100 meter relay team of Casey James Laura Eberly, Katie Larsen and Maggie Marker will see their seasons continue for another week as the group as earned a spot into this year's NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 22-24 at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, Ohio...
BVU baseball, Eddie and Ringblom receive postseason hardware.
Buena Vista Head baseball coach Steve Eddie has been tabbed IIAC Coach of the Year. Eddie guided Buena Vista to its 16tth Iowa Conference title, its first since 2010 -- with a 36-7 mark (entering the NCAA Tournament), including a 22-6 mark in league play. The Beavers, who have been ranked as high as No. 13 this season, entered the NCAA Tournament ranked 13th in the ABCA poll and 15th in the D3baseball.com poll. The 36 wins represents a school record...
Harris, Marshall named IIAC Athletes of the week
Two Buena Vista baseball players were named IIAC Athletes of the week. Scott Harris, a junior pitcher at Buena Vista University improved to 8-0 this season with a 7-2 complete-game win over Central last Friday. He allowed two runs (one earned) on seven hits while striking out eight. The win sent BVU into Saturday's championship game. Harris has 32 strikeouts and only three walks over his last three starts...
Beavers win a pair of IIAC titles on the final day of IIAC Championships
Buena Vista senior and Storm Lake native Peter Winterton highlighted the final day of the Iowa Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the Beavers on Saturday by winning the 400 meter dash in a time of 49.47 seconds. He also ran a leg on the winning 4x400 meter relay team to close out the championships...
Beavers win IIAC Championship with 10-0 shutout of the Dutch
The Buena Vista baseball team captured its second-ever Iowa Conference Baseball Tournament championship on Saturday afternoon inside of Veterans Memorial Stadium with a walk-off 10-0 (7 inning) victory over third-seed Central College. The win sends BVU into the NCAA Regional Tournament...
Sports Illustrated Headlines
The 35th Annual Ride-Run results are in
STORM LAKE-On the Fourth of July the 35th annual Star Spangled Spectacular Ride-Run saw 154 teams set out to circle the lake. This year's overall winners were David Bohlken of Omaha and Ryan Marzen of Denison with a time of 48:11. The female winners were Jessica Johnson and Emily Fletcher with a time of 1:00:24. For the coed division, Greg and Audrey Bell finished in first with a time of 56:31...
Last lap efforts earn wins in eighth week of racing
Leading by a few car links over his brother, David Smith needed to drive three perfect laps to collect his second win of the season at Buena Vista Raceway Wednesday night. His brother, Devin, would take the high line in turns one and two, but swing down low in three into four. Meanwhile David stayed true to his line in the middle of the racetrack...
Barglof survives close finishes to win Hobby Stock event
When the hobby stock feature race started it took just the length of the straight away for Sioux Rapids native driver Drew Barglof to nab the lead in the Hobby Stock event on Wednesday night at Buena Vista Raceway. Barglof had been running towards the front of the pack in the previous races at BV Raceway, but he had never been able to crack into the lead...
The Northwest Senior Golf Association held meet at Newel
NEWELL- The Northwest Iowa Senior Golf Association competed Monday afternoon in Newell. Mike Vauble and Charlie Maschino tied for first with a 37, followed by Gary Rosine with a 40. Steer Boyd, Roger Meyer and Jim Klepetka all finished with a 45, Les Millon, Randy Jacobson and Ken Shau tied with a 47, Duane Fort finished with a 59, followed by George Naberhaus and Don Hatch with a 50. ...
Sioux Central defeats Clay Central-Everly in a shutout
The Sioux Central Rebels defeated Clay Central-Everly 15-0 Thursday night. Picking up the win on the mound for the Rebels was Kash Buse who pitched three innings giving up one hit, three bases on balls and had seven strike outs. Also on the mound for the Rebels was Nick Amendolare who pitched an inning giving up a hit, a base on balls and had a strike out...
Close finishes highlight sixth weeks of racing at Buena Vista Raceway
Nate Coopman's reign as king of Buena Vista Raceway in the sport compact cars is over, just barely though. For five weeks Coopman has dominated the sport compact racing event at Buena Vista Raceway in Alta. Coopman entered Wednesday with five straight weeks of victories in the sport compact event...
Major League Baseball News