Sports

06/28/2016 - 1:39pm
ALLISON – Trailing 7-1 after the top of the fifth, North Butler’s baseball team made an amazing comeback to rally by Riceville 9-8 in eight innings on Thursday, June 23. The Bearcats turned to Trae Ulrich both defensively and offensively who only recently was able to play, turning the tides for the home team. “One of the biggest things is when Trae hit a home run,” North...
06/28/2016 - 1:37pm
CLARKSVILLE – North Tama’s Madison Howard struck out 13 Clarksville batters and then capitalized on a couple of seventh inning errors to snag a 3-1 win over the Indians’ softball team on Monday, June 20. Clarksville had just broken through against Howard, who had the Indians off-balance much of the game, for a run in the bottom...
06/21/2016 - 12:01pm
ALLISON – North Butler stopped a five-game win streak for Hampton-Dumont in claiming its own softball tournament title on Saturday, June 18 at the Allison bal fields. The Bearcats used a strong and fresh Taylor Graven, who struck out 13 Bulldogs to stake a claim in a 5-0 win over H-D in the title game. She helped her own cause by going 2-for...
06/21/2016 - 11:53am
CLARKSVILLE – CAL coach Ralph Bell may be batting 1.000 (2-for-2) against Clarksville skipper Zach Bergman, but so far he is 0-1 coaching against the first-year Indians’ head man. After Clarksville’s baseball team earned a 4-2 Iowa Star Conference victory over the Cadets, a friendly little coaching rivalry that started last year...
06/14/2016 - 10:52am
ALLISON – It wasn’t easy to pitch in the Monday, June 6 at the Allison softball diamond. But North Butler’s Taylor Graven made it seem so in the gusty wind conditions, recording 12 strikeouts in an eventual 8-3 win over visiting Nashua-Plainfield. She got plenty of help from her battery mate Nicole Heeren, who belted three hits...
06/14/2016 - 10:47am
SHEFFIELD – After getting rained out the day before, West Fork coach Lance Thompson wanted to be sure he got this non-conference baseball tilt in, so he chose to play varsity first against Clarksville in an eventual 11-1, five-inning win for his team. The early start benefited the Indians at first, who are used to opening with varsity...
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