Author Archives: Jon Swisher

HS District Baseball: Thursday Night 7-13 Results/Friday Preview

HS District Baseball: Thursday Night 7-13 Results/Friday Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Class 1A high school baseball district semifinals took place last night around the state. Top-ranked North Linn hosted Maquoketa Valley and came away with a 2-0 shutout victory. It was a contest made for the fans of pitching over hitting as MV junior Tyson Tucker and Lynx sophomore Jake Hilmer combined

HS Softball: WaMaC All-Conference Selections Announced

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: WaMaC West All-Conference Softball   First Team   Pitcher                        Anna Stenberg – Sr.                          Benton Pitcher                        Mackenzie Hupke – So.                     Independence Catcher                      Jaicee Lyons – Sr.                              Benton Infield                         Angie Gorkow – So.                          Benton Infield                         Kortni Gensley – Jr.                          Williamsburg Infield                         Grace Martensen – So.                      Benton Infield                         Olivia Brecht

HS Baseball: District Results From Tuesday 7-11

By Jon Swisher- Sports Director: District games took place last night around the state in Class 1A and 2A: In area Class 2A play-: The Monticello Panthers improved their record to 22-6 with 3-0 win over Clayton Ridge/Central, beating the WarEagles for the second year in a row in a Class 2A district semifinal in Dyersville. Junior Ryan Manternach

HS Baseball: District Play Begins For Area Teams

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: Class 1A district baseball begins and 2A play resumes tonight. In 2A- Our featured doubleheader will come from Dyersville as Monticello faces Clayton Ridge at 5pm with Beckman taking on Waukon in the nightcap, all the coverage live on KMCH and with Sports Director Jon Swisher. We’ll also have score

HS Softball: Weekend Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The High School Softball season came to a close for 5 area coverage schools on Friday and Saturday night. On Friday night- Monticello lost to 8th-ranked Mount Vernon 13-2. The Panthers closed at 14-15 and lose 3 seniors. Starmont got shutout 12-0 in 3 innings by Class 1A top-rated Lansing Kee.

HS Softball: Regional Play Resumes Wednesday Night

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The high school softball postseason got underway Monday night with Class 1A games. Starmont advanced to 2nd round play tonight with a 5-2 win over East Buchanan, ending the Buccaneers season at 7-25. The 12-21 Stars will face Upper Iowa Conference opponent West Central in Colesburg this evening at 7pm. West

HS Baseball/Softball: Scores From Thursday 6-29

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Monticello Baseball team made history last night with a doubleheader sweep at home against Bellevue, beating the Comets 10-0 in 6 innings and 6-0. With a 15-2 River Valley Conference record, the Panthers won the North division giving the baseball program its first conference title in 51 years since 1966. In