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08/23/2016 - 9:24am
MARENGO – In a weather-shortened contest, Clarksville opened the season with a Week 0 road loss to Iowa Valley, Marengo on Friday, Aug. 19. The Indians fell to the Tigers 40-8 in a game that was halted by lightning late in the second quarter and never resumed, calling it a final after waiting a few hours for the weather to clear, which it did not. Coach Chris Arians’ team fell victim...
07/19/2016 - 10:59am
CONRAD – The Gladbrook-Reinbeck baseball team picked up its first win of the post-season with a dominating performance over Clarksville. The Rebels had solid pitching from Joe Smoldt and had all-around good hitting. “We got some hits early and put [Clarksville] in a hole,” Charley said... Read more on this story in the July 21...
07/19/2016 - 10:51am
ALLISON – All of the starters from a team that finished 26-4 and ended the season a game away from the state softball tournament for the second straight year are poised to return in 2017 for North Butler. Already an all-stater who shattered the North Butler season strikeout record, Taylor Graven will be gunning for an even better – and...
07/12/2016 - 12:12pm
NEW ALBIN - For the second straight season, the North Butler softball team ended its campaign a game away from the state softball tournament. No less heartbreaking than the year before, the Bearcats lost a 1-0 decision against No. 2-ranked Kee of Lansing at the softball complex in New Albin. What made it all the more gut-wrenching was the top...
07/12/2016 - 11:57am
CENTRAL CITY – Marcy Jacobs is simply seeing the ball. The North Butler sophomore centerfielder, who is hitting more than .480 this season was a perfect 4-for-4 at the plate, including two infield singles, in the Class 1A Region 3 semifinal 5-3 win Friday night at Central City. It helped launch the No. 11 Bearcats to Monday’s regional...
07/12/2016 - 11:54am
ALLISON – Taylor Graven made sure that the North Butler softball team was going to advance. The junior hurler for the Bearcats tossed her third no-hitter of the season and homered to lead off the fourth inning in an eventual 5-0 Class 1A Region 3 second round softball win over county foe Clarksville. “What can I say, Taylor had a heck...
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