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HS Softball: West Delaware Ready For Another Regional Final Appearance

HS Softball: West Delaware Ready For Another Regional Final Appearance

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 25-14 West Delaware Hawk Softball team will compete in its’ 6th regional final in 9 years tonight in Waverly taking on 10th-rated 33-5 Waverly-Shell Rock. It’ll be a re-match of last years’ Regional Final in Manchester that the Hawks won 2-1 in 11 innings. The Hawks advanced to tonight’s round


HS Softball: Cascade Earns Second Ever State Trip

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 2A 14th ranked Cascade Cougars improved to 22-10 with a 7-0 victory over Denver in Manchester last night. In only the second Regional Final in program history, it turned the same as the first one back in 1994, the last time the Cougars made it to Fort Dodge. Cascade

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Manchester 12U Team Finishes With A Win

The Manchester 12U Baseball team beat Sikeston Missouri yesterday 7-5 in the Cal Ripkin Midwest Plains Regional tournament.  The Hawks finished 1 and 2 in pool play, after losing to Cimeron River Kansas and West Fargo over the weekend.  West Fargo has been dominating the tournament – defeating Cimmaron River 14-2 and Sikeston 10-0.  The

HS Softball: Postseason Down to Regional Final’s

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The high school softball season is down to Regional Final play with class 1A,2A and 3A games slated for tonight and 4A and 5A tomorrow night. In class 2A the 14th-ranked 21-10 Cascade Cougars take on 14-11 Denver at Sill Field in Manchester tonight. The Cougars slid past Clayton Ridge 1-0 in a 9

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Manchester 12U Regional Baseball Schedule

The Manchester 12U Baseball Team is on their way to Boonville, Missouri to compete in the Cal Ripken Midwest Plains Regional Tournament.  The Hawks will start with pool play on Saturday at 5:00pm against West Fargo North Dakota.  On Sunday they will go up against Cimmeron River Kansas at 1;00pm, then on Monday they will

HS Sports: Thurs. 7-9 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Class 4A and 5A regional quarterfinal games  took place last night. In Farley, the Western Dubuque Bobcats improved to 16-19 with a 10-2 win over Dubuque Wahlert. Fifth-year head coach Rachel Rogers was pleased to see her team set the tone early in the contest: ROGERS1 7-10 The Bobcats will now

HS Softball: Regional Results from Wed. 7-8

  By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Postseason softball continued for most class 2A teams, started up for others and began for 3A schools with regional play last night. The winners advance on to 7pm games on Friday night. 2A In Cascade- Maquoketa Valley fell to the 14th-ranked Cougars, 4-3 in thrilling fashion. After trailing 4-0 through

HS Softball/Baseball: Tues. 7-7 Results/7-8 Games

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In area softball last night: West Delaware lost to Western Dubuque 9-8                                                                                                       Dubuque Senior 10 Western Dubuque 2 Tonight: West Delaware will play their final regular season home game at Sill field tonight hosting Decorah in a JV/Varsity doubleheader at 6pm. Our featured game will be in Cascade as 19-16 Maquoketa

HS Softball: MV Wins First Round Regional Game

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: On the first night of postseason softball last night around the state, Maquoketa Valley won their third first round game in three seasons. The Wildcats improved to 19-16 with a 6-0 shutout victory over Bellevue who ended their season at 8-24. MV’s offense was led by Erin Digman, Heather Sabers, Brianna

HS Softball: Postseason Starts Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The high school softball postseason is scheduled to start up tonight around the state for class 1A and 2A teams. Around the area, KMCH Sports will feature the 18-16 Maquoketa Valley Wildcats hosting 8-23 Bellevue. Sports Director Jon Swisher and Bill Logan will take the air around 6:50pm. A look at