Sports

07/22/2015 - 12:05pm
GRUNDY CENTER – North Butler trailed 7-0, only to rally and make it a game in the Class 1A District 5 baseball opener on Tuesday, July 14. The Bearcats, however, couldn’t come all the way back to fall 7-5 and end the season... The story is available in the July 23 issue of the Butler County Tribune Journal.
07/15/2015 - 4:24pm
PARKERSBURG – Ask either coach involved, better yet, ask AGWSR pitcher Ashley Sicard if she could imagine throwing a no-hitter to earn a state berth against a good North Butler softball team and the answer would be no. But Sicard did just that and belted a two-run homer in the opening inning to boot as the Cougar softball team advanced to...
07/15/2015 - 4:20pm
HAMPTON – Consider all of the talent that Hampton-Dumont has boasted in baseball this summer and consider the fact the first career no-hitter among it came in the final regular season game for spot starter Brandon Westendorf. In fact, Westendorf was one hit batter away from a perfect game against North Butler (8-11) on Thursday, July 9 in...
07/08/2015 - 12:49pm
ALLISON – Sure North Butler’s Taylor Graven has a reputation for being a strikeout pitcher. But after a two home run night in an 11-0 drubbing of Nashua-Plainfield on Wednesday, July 1, Graven’s may get a bigger reputation for being a hitter. She sure does work at it. “I’m trying to, that’s for sure,”...
07/08/2015 - 12:45pm
CLARKSVILLE – Colo-Nesco’s Brady Stoeffler kept Clarksville off of the scoreboard with six shutout innings in an eventual 11-0 win over the Indians on Wednesday, July 1. Stoeffler struck out five and walked only one, keeping coach Matt Finley’s team off of the base paths for the most part in handing the Indians the loss. The...
06/24/2015 - 11:08am
CLARKSVILLE – How does Jeff Stirling set aside family playing on the other side of the field when his North Butler softball team comes to his hometown? His answer: easily. “It’s easy, I worry about my own team,” coach Stirling said. “I can’t control what they can do, so I just come to play our game and that...
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