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Boys of summer: Golden Hawks take trip to College World Series

The kid sat on a bus heading from Wellman, Iowa, to Omaha, Nebraska. The College World Series. The big time. He was chasing a dream. And his high school baseball coach made it happen. The …
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Determined Golden Hawks win 6th in a row
WEST BRANCH Just a few minutes after Wednesday’s game ended in West Branch, after Mid-Prairie had scored five runs in the … Read 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, … Read More
MID-PRAIRIE BASEBALL ROUNDUP

Golden Hawks hold off Monticello in River Valley showdown

MONTICELLO Mid-Prairie won a River Valley crossover showdown Thursday night. The Golden Hawks entered their game at Monticello with a No. 8 ranking in Class 2A and clearly in the middle of a …

Golden Hawks hold off West High at Pearl Field

Mid-Prairie’s freshman pitcher Sydney Knebel and the Golden Hawk defense felt the pressure in the sixth inning on Saturday morning.  The Iowa City West offense, which had generated just …

Golden Hawks come back against Northeast

The Golden Hawks experienced some frustration in the early innings on Thursday. An error on the infield and a couple of outs on the basepaths had Mid-Prairie playing from behind most of the night …

Huskies fall 4-0 to seventh-ranked Falcons

The Highland defense made plays in high-pressure situations during each of the first four innings on Thursday. But Louisa-Muscatine finally made a big play of its own in the fifth.  With two …

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 …

Photos: Lone Tree Summer League

Highland faced Sigourney, while Lone Tree matched up with Iowa Valley in summer league action in Lone Tree on Sunday, June 12.  The Huskies, Lions, and Ravens will all be in action the next …

Lone Tree bats quiet at Danville

The Lions scored the first run of Wednesday’s game on back-to-back doubles from Tyler Bell and Matt Hemsted in the fourth inning, but that lead was short lived as Danville came back for a 4-1 …

Lone Tree bats heat up in final innings at Danville

The buzz was building in the Danville dugout as the Bears put up four runs in the second inning of a SEISC cross over matchup with Lone Tree.  The winless Danville softball team, who had …

Lions edged 6-4 by Mediapolis

The Lions put up three runs in the sixth inning to pull within striking distance of the undefeated conference leaders on Friday, but Jaxon Brooks struck out the side in the seventh to preserve the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Panthers finish second in annual basketball tournament

The Panther basketball team won both of its games in pool play to reach the championship game of its annual basketball invitational at Pathway Christian School on Saturday.  The Des Moines …

Panthers cruise to win over Morning Star

The Panthers were nearly perfect in the first quarter of a 63-25 win over Morning Star Academy on Tuesday, January 11.  Jackson Gehman scored 13 points over the first eight minutes as Pathway …
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