Sports

07/19/2017 - 2:30pm
Senior leadership and experience cane mean a lot to any team on the field or in the boardroom. For Eddyville-Blakesburg- Fremont softball team it is all about the next game, but that next game leads to the sought after state title. The Rockets are three games away from that ultimate goal following a 4-1 victory over No. 4 Pella Christian July 10. The ninth-ranked Rockets will face No. 5 Waterloo...
07/13/2017 - 4:02pm
Team sports have many spots during a contest that the game can be won or lost. Sometimes one key play makes the difference. Wednesday’s Class 1A Region 3 game between Montezuma and North Mahaska was one of those games. The two teams stranded a combined 14 runners on base and North Mahaska allowed just three hits to Monte batters. It was an...
07/13/2017 - 4:00pm
The game took 18 days to complete, but the game will be memorable for the players, not for the score, but the atmosphere. North Mahaska and English Valleys met in New Sharon July 3 to complete a game that began at Duane Banks Stadium in Iowa City on June 15. North Mahaska won the game 14-3, then won the regularly schedule contest 4-1 to complete...
07/06/2017 - 12:58pm
When the district baseball teams open the postseason many of them will be on the road. Class 2A opens up on Saturday, July 8 while Class 1A will begin Tuesday, July 11. Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont plays the early game on Jul 8 at 5 p.m. at Pella Christian. The Rockets will face Pleasantville. The winner will meet up with Centerville at 7 p.m. on...
07/06/2017 - 12:56pm
Sometimes it is best to forget and move on. North Mahaska’s softball home finale is one of those times. A last minute pitching change forced a shuffle of the lineup and HLV went on to a 21-6 victory. It was not the loss that stung as much as how the loss occurred. Warhawk pitching ace Emma Deucore was slated to start, but injured herself in...
06/29/2017 - 9:25am
Three weeks ago North Mahaska and Tri-County battled to a 1-0, eight-inning contest won on North Mahaska’s home field. The next meeting on June 13 was a slugfest at Tri-County. North Mahaska used a 17-hit attack to score 11 runs in an 11-9 victory. “We hit the ball hard, but we could not stop them,” said North Mahaska coach Chris...
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