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HS State Baseball: Cascade Outlasts The Storms And Mediapolis

HS State Baseball: Cascade Outlasts The Storms And Mediapolis

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The No. 1 seed Cascade Cougars fended off a five-hour weather delay and the 8th-seeded Mediapolis Bulldogs to win 6-2 in class 2A quarterfinal play inside Principal Park in Des Moines on Monday. With the impending storms moving in with the Cougars at-bat in the bottom of the sixth leading 3-2, the game


Northeast Iowa All-District teams Announced

Several area baseball players made the Northeast District All-District Team.  Four players from West Delaware made the 3A All-District First Team including: Ty Cassutt, Owen Ward, Brent Lammers and Seth Wedewer.  Max Ridenour and Dallyn Putz made the Second Team. In Class 2A the First Team includes Trace Hoffman, Derek Lieurance, and Nolan Weber of

HS State Baseball: Play Resumes Today

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The 2015 High School Baseball State Tournament got underway at Principal Park in Des Moines over the weekend with class 1A action. The North Linn Lynx pulled off the upset over 2nd-ranked Van Buren, 6-3 in 8 innings on Saturday night. It was the Lynx first ever state win in the

HS Baseball: WD Hawks Season Ends In Substate Final

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The class 3A 4th-ranked West Delaware Hawks Baseball team had their season ended for the second straight year at Oelwein in a Substate Final by Waverly-Shell Rock last night by the score of 9-8. The Hawks scored the first two runs of the game in the second but the Go-Hawks answered

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