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Huskie freshmen step up in regional victory

With an opportunity to deliver a knockout blow in the third inning of Friday’s first-round regional game against Hillcrest, Highland coach Carrie Wieland called on freshman Adeline Krotz to … more

Hillcrest's Leah Bontrager strikes out her 250th

WAPELLO After Leah Bontrager struck out a batter in the second inning Monday, Hillcrest Academy coach Kent Blossom marched out to the pitching mound. Bontrager was puzzled. “I … more

Raven senior returns

Hillcrest senior Noah Miller was back in the batter’s box on Friday at Central Lee,  five months after a surgery to repair his torn ACL. His return was cleared by his surgeon on … more

Ravens score a pair of double-digit wins over Danville

The Hillcrest softball team took another step forward on Tuesday with a 12-0 win over Danville.  Senior Leah Bontrager allowed no hits or walks and struck out five during the program’s … more

Ravens produce historic softball night at Hillcrest

The bases were full of Hillcrest Academy Ravens. The score was tied in the final inning. Malia Yoder, a Hillcrest freshman, stood at the plate facing history. Oh, sure, just another at-bat … more

Huskies win seventh straight

Three consecutive hits with one out in the first inning provided the Huskies with almost all of the offense they would need in a 5-1 win over Hillcrest at Duane Banks Field on … more

Ravens defeat Columbus at Mount Mercy

Playing on a big stage Thursday night in Cedar Rapids, the Hillcrest Raven softball team made big plays in a 9-8 win over Columbus at Mount Mercy University.  The top of the order came … more

Ravens come through in final innings against Wapello

An early setback didn’t have much of an effect on Hillcrest junior Luke Schrock during the Ravens’ 5-3 win over Wapello on Wednesday.  Schrock’s third pitch of the game was … more

Rempel shines in state golf debut

AMES Jace Rempel had never been on this state-championship stage before. In fact, no Hillcrest Academy golfer had reached the state tournament since 2013. The enormity of it all hit … more

Highland bats break through against Hillcrest

The Huskies didn’t have much success against Hillcrest’s pitching the first time through the batting order. But a patient approach eventually paid off as Highland (3-0) put up a dozen … more

Huskies run it up against Ravens on softball opening day

Grace Batcheller threw a one-hit shutout as Highland defeated Hillcrest 13-0 on Huskie softball opening day.  Highland's senior ace struck out five of the 10 batters she faced in the … more

Hillcrest's Leah Bontrager breaks school record at state

DES MOINES When the Class 1A girls 800-meter championship race began last Saturday, the pace was fast. The speed worked out perfectly for Hillcrest Academy senior Leah Bontrager. Her mission … more

Mid-Prairie edges Hillcrest in soccer substate battle

WELLMAN Owen Trimpe's goal early in the second half Thursday night boosted Mid-Prairie to a 1-0 victory over Hillcrest Academy in a Class 1A boys soccer substate quarterfinal. It was the first … more

Ravens reach SEISC semifinal with 2-1 win at Central Lee

Both Central Lee and Hillcrest had great looks at the goal early in Friday’s SEISC soccer tournament quarterfinal.  Each team had missed a penalty kick and every shot had sailed wide, … more

Boller lifts Mid-Prairie with overtime winner in regular season finale

The Golden Hawk girls soccer team wrapped up the season with a pair of dramatic victories over Washington and West Branch to head into the postseason with a record of 9-5.  Julia Boller … more

Bontrager wins 800 at state-qualifying meet

Leah Bontrager has earned one more chance to run.  With a first-place finish in the 800-meter run at Thursday’s 1A state-qualifying meet at Sigourney, Bontrager qualified for the … more

Hillcrest, Highland advance to district golf championships

NORTH ENGLISH The Hillcrest Ravens and Highland Huskies have a Monday golf date in Iowa City. Jace Rempel carded an 17-over-par 89 and was one of three Hillcrest golfers finishing among the … more

Photos: Golden Hawks face Comets at Hillcrest

Mid-Prairie fell to 7-5 on the season with a 1-0 loss to West Liberty at Hillcrest Academy on Tuesday, May 10.  Comet Freshman Jessica Madrigal scored the game's only goal with 15 minutes … more

Mid-Prairie leaves Wapello with an 8-1 victory

The Golden Hawk offense was able to take advantage of early scoring opportunities in an 8-1 victory at Wapello on Friday.  Mid-Prairie scored four goals in the first 20 minutes before the … more

Bontrager and Yoder lead Ravens at SEISC meet

The five-member Hillcrest girls track team scored 45 points in the Southeast Iowa Super Conference meet at WACO on Thursday, led by senior Leah Bontrager who finished second in the 800 and 1500-meter … more
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