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...
07/12/2016 - 11:48am
CLARKSVILLE – Eighth-grade pitcher Kori Wedeking picked the right time to throw her first no-hitter.
The younger sister of head coach Katie Wedeking and assistant coach Kimberly Wedeking, who have thrown some no-nos and perfect games themselves, had just that kind of night against Nashua-Plainfield in the Class 1A Region 3 opener on Tuesday...
07/12/2016 - 11:43am
ALLISON – Talk about your high drama.
North Butler was one pitch away from possibly walking off with the bases loaded against Hampton-Dumont on Thursday, July 7 at Allison.
Instead, eighth grade pitcher Drew Uhlenhopp got a called third strike on a full-count pitch to send this non-conference regular season finale to extra innings where the...