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HS Baseball/Softball: Results from Thurs. 6-18

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 3A third-ranked West Delaware Baseball team dropped two close games in Vinton last night, 5-3 and 6-5. The Hawks struggled offensively to get timely hitting throughout the night and stranded 22 runners on base total. They still had a chance to at least tie both games in the 7th inning

HS Softball/Baseball: Results from Wed. 6-17

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In area high school softball last night: West Delaware improved their record to 12-9 with a doubleheader sweep of Independence at home on Sill Field last night, winning game one 5-3 and 11-6 in game 2. Elsewhere: Alburnett 11, North Linn 1 Alburnett 4, North Linn 3 (8) North Fayette Valley

HS Softball/Baseball: Results from Tues. Night 6-16

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks Softball team dropped a pair of WaMaC East division games on the road to class 3A 2nd-ranked Solon last night, 3-2 and 13-0 in 6 innings. The Hawks fell to 10-9 as the Spartans improved to 16-2. WD returns home tonight for the first time in over

HS Baseball/Softball

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: A few games took place around the state last night as some places weren’t as affected by the wet conditions. Baseball: Cascade 2, Iowa City  Regina 1 in 10 innings The 3rd-ranked 11-2 West Delaware Baseball team will get the unique opportunity to play at the University of Iowa’s Duane Banks Field

HS Baseball: Latest Rankings

The weekly Radio Iowa/IHSBCA rankings have been released. Listening area county teams and their previous ranking listed below in bold. Class 4A 1. Johnston, LW #1 2. Waukee, LW #2 3. SE Polk, LW #3 4. Cedar Rapids Jefferson, LW #6 5. Dowling Catholic, LW #5 6. Sioux City East, LW (X) 7. Linn-Mar, LW #9


HS Football: Playoff System Changes Coming Again in 2016

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Board of Control has voted to adopt a nine game regular season schedule and 16-team qualifier field for all football classes in the playoffs starting in 2016. The change means a reduction from 32 teams who currently qualify for the postseason in each class.  The

HS Baseball: Ed-Co Off to Solid Start

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Ed-Co Viking Baseball team is off to the best start to a season in program history since the 2010 squad started 9-2. This years’ Vikings are 10-2 after the sweep over Maquoketa Valley Wednesday night at home. A special road game and bus trip have been planned this weekend for the team,

Manchester Golfers Compete In Junior Qualifier

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Clayton Larson and Harrison Guetzko of Manchester both advanced through the PGA Junior Qualifier at Timberline Golf Course in Peosta on Wednesday.  Guetzko won the event, out of nineteen total golfers, by two strokes shooting an even par 72. Larson finished fifth at five over with a 77.  The 40th PGA Junior Championship will

HS Soccer: WaMaC All-Conference Teams Announced

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: WaMaC all-conference soccer teams have been released. Here is a look at both boys and girls team with KMCH coverage athletes listed in bold: WaMaC East Division All Conference Boys Soccer 2015 First Team Jacob Grover                         Dyersville Beckman                Jay Wessels             Dyersville Beckman Trent Westhoff             Dyersville Beckman

HS Baseball/Softball: Wed. 6-10 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In area baseball coverage heard from KMCH Sports last night, the Ed-Co Vikings earned the non-conference doubleheader sweep over Maquoketa Valley in Edgewood. In game one, the Vikings dominated winning 10-0 in 6 innings. It was the first victory over MV for Ed-Co since June 28th, 2012. The nightcap, after an early