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Ravens fall to Bears in hard fought playoff battle

KALONA It was a close contest on the baseball diamond befitting of the playoffs, as the hosting Ravens and the BGM Bears battled each other in hopes of extending their season.   With … more

Hillcrest completes playoff comeback over HLV

KALONA With their season on the line, all the pressure was put on Hillcrest in their first-round home playoff game after their opponent, HLV, scored in three straight innings to take a three-run … more

Arrows take down Ravens in postseason play

WAPELLO Going on the road to start the postseason, Hillcrest knew the biggest obstacle in their way from reaching the second round was the pitcher with the third most strikeouts in the state, … more

Playoffs: Hillcrest baseball vs HLV

In the first round of the Class 1A playoffs, Hillcrest defeated the HLV Warriors, 5-4, on July 6.  Trailing by three, the Ravens scored four runs in the fifth to take the lead and this … more

Ravens continue strong play with playoffs approaching

WAPELLO Wapello aimed to even the score against Hillcrest, but alas, similar to their game earlier in the season, the Ravens proved to be too much for the Indians to handle. Strengthening … more

Coming up soon: Baseball district showdowns

Mid-Prairie’s baseball path toward the 2A state tournament could include a River Valley Conference showdown against Anamosa. But the thing is, the Golden Hawks and Blue Raiders … more

Ravens sweep Lions to remain on top of the conference

LONE TREE A rematch was on the docket when the Ravens went on the road to battle the Lions in a Southeast Iowa Super Conference showdown.   In their second matchup of the season, the … more

Ravens conquer Warriors in three to break losing streak

WAYLAND In similar fashion to their first matchup earlier in the season, the Ravens wasted no time in dispatching the Warriors.   Breaking a four-game losing streak, Hillcrest (8-10) … more

Finding their rhythm, Hillcrest softball wins four of their last six games

KALONA The Hillcrest Classic, a home tourney for the Ravens, took place this past weekend and in the first round it was a battle of the birds, the Ravens versus the Eagles.   In a high … more

Slow and steady Ravens complete comeback at home tourney

KALONA In their second game of a home tournament, the Ravens faced a less than ideal start. Their opponent, Keouk, got rolling in the first by scoring a quick six runs. The Ravens needed to … more

Hillcrest soccer brings in six all-conference and coach of the year honors

KALONA   It was a soccer season full of achievements for the Hillcrest Ravens and the accolades came rolling in after their year finished, with six players earning all-conference honors and … more

Softball: Lone Tree vs Hillcrest

The Ravens went on the road to battle the Lady Lions in a conference contest on June 18. Collecting a season sweep, Lone Tree defeated Hillcrest, 5-3.  The Lady Lions (11-5) increase … more

Baseball: Hillcrest vs Lone Tree

Lone Tree hosted Hillcrest for a conference matchup on June 18. The Ravens earned the season sweep, defeating the Lions, 10-5. Hillcrest (11-2) improves its conference record to 7-1 and the … more

Hillcrest baseball vs Keokuk

In their second game of a home tournament, the Ravens defeated the Keokuk Chiefs, 10-9, on June 15. Earlier in the day, the Ravens also won their first game against the English Valleys Bears, … more

Hillcrest softball vs Keota

In the first of two games during a home tournamnet, the Ravens defeated the Keota Eagles, 6-5, on June 15. In the win junior Malia Yoder reached and surpassed 100 striekouts on the season.  … more

Hillcrest’s seven runs in the seventh take down Highland

RIVERSIDE Familiar opponents met once again on the baseball diamond this past week when the Ravens went on the road to face off against the Huskies and through six innings it was anyone’s … more

Softball: Highland vs Hillcrest

In three innings, the home Highland Huskies defeated the Hillcrest Ravens, 12-0, in a conference matchup on June 7.  more

Baseball: Hillcrest vs Highland

In a SEISC matchup, Hillcrest went on the road and defeated Highland, 9-3, on June 7.  more

Play Ball! Players to watch in Summer of 2024

The calendar has switched to June. Summer heat, I’m told, will start to settle in this week. And the air is filled with the unmistakable sound of ping, ping, ping. Aluminum bats … more

Ravens surge in the sixth to handle resilient Lions

KALONA An early season conference matchup between the visiting Lone Tree Lions and the home Hillcrest Ravens was turning into an excellent defensive showing for both teams.   Each team … more
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