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HS Softball: Cascade Pulls Upset to Advance to State Semifinals

HS Softball: Cascade Pulls Upset to Advance to State Semifinals

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 2A 14th-ranked Cascade Cougar Softball team improved to 23-10 with a quarterfinal upset win over 5th-rated North Union last night in Fort Dodge. The Cougars pounced on the Warriors right away with a 4-run first inning. Cougar head coach Ken Weber was very proud of the effort by his

HS Baseball: Tuesday Night 7-21 Substate Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In the class 2A Substate 4 Final at Farley in front of a standing room only crowd of 1,283 , the top-ranked Cascade Cougars improved their record to 37-3 with a dominating win over rival Beckman, 10-0 in six innings. The Cougars jumped on the board in the top of the first and never looked


Spires of Faith Cluster Hosting Softball Game

The Spires of Faith cluster is planning to host a softball game next month. The game will be held Sunday, August 9th at 1 o’clock at the Beckman Catholic High School softball diamond in Dyersville. This game will be two teams made up of parishioners from the Spires of Faith Cluster. Umpires will be the


HS Softball: Cascade Opens State Tournament Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 14th-ranked class 2A 22-10 Cascade Cougar Softball program will compete in its’ first State Tournament since 1994 when they open up play with a quarterfinal contest against fifth-rated 33-9 North Union tonight. The Cougars will be looking for the first ever win in school program history at Fort Dodge. All the coverage live from KMCH


HS Baseball: West Delaware Wins District Title

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 3A 4th-ranked West Delaware Baseball team improved to 32-5 with a tight well played 2-1 win over Independence last night in Manchester. The Hawks broke the scoreless tie game in the fifth inning with an RBI double by Seth Wedewer scoring Dallyn Putz who was hit by a pitch with two outs.


HS Baseball: Postseason Continues Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The final three days of district and sub state play take place to begin this week as teams try to advance on to the 2015 State Tournament in Des Moines that starts with 1A games on Friday night. In class 3A, district finals will occur tonight. Our feature game will have

HS Baseball: 1A District Results/3A&4A Begin Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Class 1A district semifinals took place around the area last night. In Edgewood- Maquoketa Valley scored three runs in the first inning and that proved to be enough over East Buchanan as they added 2 more in the second and 3 in the 6th to win 8-1. Wildcat Sophomore Alec McDowell

HS Baseball: District Play Resumes Tonight

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Class 1A postseason baseball resumes tonight around the state with district semifinals that begin at 7pm. We’ll have area coverage from Edgewood as 18-15 Maquoketa Valley takes on 13-16 East Buchanan. KMCH Sports will take the air at 6:50pm with Sports Director Jon Swisher and Bill Logan. Elswhere in the KMCH

Area District Baseball

District baseball continued last night around the area. In Dyersville- The Monticello Panthers improved to 21-10 with a tight 2-1 win over Mount Vernon in a pitcher’s duel. Panther junior Mason Newhard improved to 7-3 with a no-walk performance while striking out 5. Offensively Monti took advantage of two Mustang error’s, one in the first


Hawks Lose Regional Final – Season Ends

The West Delaware Hawks had their 2015 season come to a close last night in frustrating fashion at Waverly taking on 10th-ranked Waverly-Shell Rock. The Hawks fell 1-0 in a tense mostly played contest. West Delaware fell behind 1-0 in the 2nd and thought they had the game tied up on a two-out Bridget Hoffman

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