Strong outing for Gaels

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CLARION — JT Laufersweiler hit a two-run homer and Hayden Derrig struck out 12 as the St. Edmond baseball team topped Clarion-Goldfield/Dows here Monday night, 5-1. Laufersweiler connected on his inside-the-park home run in the fourth with the Gaels down 1-0. Derrig improved to 5-0 on the ...

Fort Dodge salvages split

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AMES — A seventh-inning rally in the nightcap here Monday resulted in the Fort Dodge baseball team securing a split with Ames. After dropping the opener, 13-7, the Dodgers took game two, 6-3. Rylan Kingrey scored on a wild pitch to make it 4-3 and Tru McBride drove in both Jaxson Dencklau ...

Dodgers drop twinbill to Ames

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AMES — The third-ranked (Class 4A) Fort Dodge softball team dropped a doubleheader to No. 12 (5A) Ames here Monday night. Scores were 4-2 and 8-7. In the nightcap, the Little Cyclones received a two-run homer from Camryn Johnson to stun the Dodgers and finish off the sweep. Fort Dodge ...

Dodgers fall to Southeast Polk at Rogers Park

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The Fort Dodge baseball team couldn’t find an answer for Southeast Polk’s pitching duo of Noah Trexel and Cael Julander on Saturday. The Dodgers (8-9 overall) didn’t get a hit off the duo, as they dropped a 7-1 contest to the Rams (14-7). Trexel and Julander walked a combined six ...

No. 6 St. Edmond wins slugfest

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VAN METER — The sixth-ranked (Class 1A) St. Edmond softball team went 1-1 in action here Saturday at the Van Meter Tournament. The Gaels dropped a 7-3 decision to the host Bulldogs, who are ranked No. 1 in 2A. They topped Treynor, 14-12. Faith Shirbroun hit a home run in both games, ...

Gaels explode for 21 runs

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CLARION — The sixth-ranked (Class 1A) St. Edmond softball team exploded for a 21-1 victory over Clarion-Goldfield/Dows here Monday night. Faith Shirbroun hit a home run, scored four runs, stole five bases and did not allow a hit from inside the circle for the Gaels (10-1 overall, 5-0 in ...