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Area athletes honored

July 29, 2015 By DANA BECKER sports@messengernews.net It was a memorable season for the St. Edmond softball team even before they finished third at state. more »»

Gaels capture 3rd in state finale

July 25, 2015 Friday’s Class 2A third-place game marked a fitting finale for the St. Edmond softball team, and in particular, their four outgoing seniors. more »»

Waukee dethrones Johnston in Class 5A

July 25, 2015 The underdog role suited fifth-ranked Waukee just fine here Friday night. Despite being tested late, the Warriors (36-8 overall) held on for a 6-4 triumph over No. more »»

4A three-peat for Dallas Center-Grimes

July 25, 2015 Different Lowary, same result for Dallas Center-Grime. more »»

Solon muscles up

July 25, 2015 It was supposed to be a showdown between two all-state pitchers and future Division I players, but with one swing of the bat, it turned into the Taylor Nearad show Friday at the Rogers Sports Complex. more »»

Regina golden in Class 2A

July 25, 2015 Welcome to the big stage, Sarah Lehman. Get comfortable. You may be here for a while. more »»

AGWSR dominates in Class 1A finale

July 25, 2015 For AGWSR, the third time was a charm here Friday night. Behind a dominant performance, the fifth-ranked Cougars rolled to a 12-0 three-inning shutout over No. more »»

Gaels stopped short

July 24, 2015 For St. Edmond to claim its first-ever state softball championship game berth, Paul Hunt knew three things needed to happen throughout the year. more »»

Solon back in title game

July 24, 2015 For a second consecutive state game this week, Solon left little doubt why it is the top-ranked team in Class 3. more »»

Rogers Park upgrades a rousing hit

July 24, 2015 Fans and media members are watching the state softball tournament from a new point of view this year, and the response to the latest round of renovations at Rogers Sports Complex has been... more »»

Panthers playing for first title

July 24, 2015 Youthful Logan-Magnolia will play for its first-ever state softball title tonight after the Panthers dispatched top-seed New London, 4-1, in a Class 1A semifinal on Diamond Two here Thursday. more »»

Waukee fights off rival Valley

July 24, 2015 Shaye Witte was stuck between a rock and a hard place. more »»

Wiebel drives in 7 for Bobcats

July 24, 2015 Alyssa Wiebel stole the show in Benton’s 8-1 Class 3A semifinal triumph over Greene County here Thursday afternoon at Rogers Sports Complex. more »»

Johnston in line for 5a repeat

July 24, 2015 The champions are now officially back to defend their crow. more »»

Sicard tosses no-hitter

July 24, 2015 To say AGWSR’s Ashley Sicard had a good day at the state softball tournament Thursday would be a gross understatement. To say she had an historic performance day would be a little bit closer. more »»

Cougars earn first title shot

July 24, 2015 Despite finishing sixth in the River Valley Conference, the No. 14 Cascade softball team entered the Class 2A state tournament feeling confident. And thanks to senior Lexi Weber, it’s easy to see why. more »»

Winterset rolls into 4A finals

July 24, 2015 No. 3 Winterset made quick work of 13th-ranked Creston in a Class 4A semifinal here Thursday night, cruising to a 10-0 five-inning victory. more »»

DC-G in line for three-peat

July 24, 2015 No. 9 Dallas Center-Grimes will have a chance to play for its third straight state title after posting a 9-3 victory over Pella in a Class 4A semifinal Thursday night. more »»

Finish up strong

July 23, 2015 The roller coaster ride that was the Fort Dodge softball season ended on a high note as the Dodgers claimed seventh place in the Class 4A state field with a 10-0 rout of Waverly-Shell Rock at the... more »»

Gaels play for finals berth

July 23, 2015 The top-ranked (Class 2A) St. Edmond softball team will be in a familiar — yet unfamiliar — position Thursday at the state tournament. The Gaels face N. more »»

 
 
 

 

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