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HS Baseball: Ed-Co and Beckman Earn Trip To State Tournament

HS Baseball: Ed-Co and Beckman Earn Trip To State Tournament

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Class 1A and 2A Substate Finals took place for only ten teams around the state last night because of rain and wet field conditions. Games did go on as scheduled in Manchester and Farley. Two KMCH area teams extended their seasons into the state tournament with victories. KMCH Sports Director Jon


Hawks Hang Tough In 12U Regionals

The Manchester Hawks 12 and under baseball team finished their run at the Midwest Plains Regional Sunday with a 12-2 loss to SE Denver Colorado, the eventual tournament champions.  After dominating Quivara Kansas 11-1 on the first day, the Hawks lost a couple of very close games 12-11 to Alliance Nebraska, and 10-8 to Cape


HS Baseball: Weekend Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: First round District Baseball in Classes 3A and 4A took place Friday night. Two of the three KMCH area teams in action advance on with victories. In Manchester, Independence ended their season at 16-24 with a 9-2 loss to Dubuque Wahlert. The nightcap was not decided until the bottom the 7th


HS Baseball: Thursday 7-14 Recap And Friday 7-15 Preview

By Jon Swisher- Sports Director: Class 1A High School Baseball District Semifinal’s took place last night around the state. Both KMCH area teams advanced  with convincing victories, Sports Director Jon Swisher has the details: JSRECAP7-14 Ed-Co improved their record to 19-12, the first winning season for the program since 2011 and the District Final will


WaMaC Softball All-Conference Teams Announced

WaMaC West All-Conference Softball July 6, 2016   First Team   Pitcher                        Amber Fiser – Sr.                               Benton Pitcher                        Mackenzie Hupke – Fr.                     Independence Catcher                      Grace Murray – Jr.                            Clear Creek Amana Infield                         Maci Griffith – Sr.                             Vinton-Shellsburg Infield                         Alyssa Wiebel – Sr.                            Benton Infield                         Anna Stenberg – Jr.                           Benton Infield                         Claire

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HS Softball/Baseball: Tuesday Night 7-12 Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks Softball team competed in a Class 4A Regional Final last night in Manchester and fell to Charles City 7-2 in their 7th Regional Final in 10 seasons. Class 1A and 2A first round and second District Baseball contests were held around the state. KMCH Sports Director Jon