Author Archives: Jon Swisher

HS Baseball/Softball: Results From Monday 6-12

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 2A 7th-ranked Beckman Blazer Baseball team improved their record to 13-5 with a doubleheader sweep of West Delaware at Jenk Field in Dyersville. Game one was scoreless until the 5th inning when a windstorm blew in to town. The Blazers were able to score 3 runs and hung on

HS Baseball/Softball: Weekend Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In Saturday softball and baseball scores from Saturday: Softball- Beckman 1, Bellevue Marquette 0 Beckman 4, West Liberty 2 Beckman 7, Anamosa 3 Cascade 14, Central Elkader 2 Cascade 6, HLV-Victor 1 Dubuque Hempstead 10, Maquoketa Valley 1                                                                    Jesup 4, Maquoketa Valley 0, Wildcats finished 4th at Jesup Invite Dubuque Hempstead

HS Baseball/Softball: Results from Wednesday 6-7

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Maquoketa Valley Wildcats improved their mark to 8-4 on the season with a doubleheader sweep of there rival Vikings of Ed-Co in Edgewood last night. The Wildcats beat the Vikings for the first time in regular season play since 2013. MV got the 14-7 win in game one after a

HS Baseball/Softball: Results From Tuesday 6-6

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Class 3A 7th-ranked West Delaware Softball team earned a split in a WaMaC conference doubleheader in Solon last night against the 3A 3rd-rated team. The Hawks jumped on the board early in game 1 with Solon coming back later in the game forcing extra innings. The game ended in the

HS Sports: Weekend Recap

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Beckman Blazer Boys soccer team finished 3rd in the Class 1A field of the state tournament Saturday afternoon at the Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines. After losing a tight one via place kicks 5-3 for a 1-0 loss Friday afternoon, to eventual champion Iowa City Regina, in the semifinal. The top-seeded Blazers

HS Sports: Thursday 6-1 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The West Delaware Hawks Baseball team traveled to Van Horne last night and won their 6th game in a row by winning the first contest 4-3 over Benton Community before losing the nightcap 7-3. Marshall McCarty picked up the W and Grant Morris led the offense with 2 hits and 2 RBI’s

HS Sports: Results from Wednesday 5-31

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In High School Softball last night: The West Delaware Hawks lost their first game of the season 2-0 in Oxford to Clear Creek-Amana in game one of the WaMaC conference cross division doubleheader. The Hawks came back in the 2nd game to win 9-0, improving their record to 7-1 and 3-1 in

HS Sports: Tuesday 5-30 Results

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In High School Baseball last night: The West Delaware Hawks improved to 3-1 with a sweep of Anamosa in their first two conference games of the season. The Hawks claimed the quick first game 11-1 in 5 innings. It was the 8th 10-run rule win for WD in the series over Anamosa

HS Sports: Tuesday Night Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The Beckman Boys Soccer team won Saturday afternoon, beating Waterloo Columbus 4-0, to advance back to the state tournament later this week. The Blazers have the number one seed with a 17-1 mark and will face 7-9 Sioux Center on Thursday at noon. Regional play for girls soccer begins tonight for some

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