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All-WaMaC Softball Teams Announced

WaMaC West All-Conference Softball July 8, 2015   First Team   Pitcher                        Amber Fiser – Jr.                               Benton Pitcher                        Lexi Kinnaird – Sr.                             Clear Creek Amana Catcher                      Jess Miller – Sr.                                 Williamsburg Infield                         Megan Croghan – So.            Center Point-Urbana Infield                         Alyssa Wiebel – Jr.                            Benton Infield                         Lea Brunssen – Jr.                             Benton Infield                        


Moser Athletes 5th In Nation

Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics Team was awarded and ranked 5th Over-All in the Nation at the 2015 USTA Power Tumbling National Championships held in Rapid City South Dakota in June. The Moser School also won 6 Division Team awards which helped them to achieve their 5th place ranking over all teams winnings. Mosers hard working, dedicated area athletes won


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

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