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Golden Hawks come back, walk off to substate

It wasn’t the start that Mid-Prairie wanted, but the finish was perfect.  Williamsburg led by a run entering the bottom of the seventh inning in Saturday’s district final, but the …
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Huskies survive 14-inning battle with WMU
The pitching was phenomenal. And the defense was even better. Through 12 innings, neither Highland nor Winfield-Mount Union could … Read More
Lone Tree wins in a walk-off
LISBON Tyler Bell needed just one good swing. And with that home run swing Saturday night, Bell sent Lone Tree’s baseball … Read More

Mid-Prairie Strength Clubs

Mid-Prairie High School just completed its summer strength and speed camp.  All the athletes were tested at the end of the July in strength and speed. Strength Clubs are based on the amount of …

Mid-Prairie upset by Davis County in substate final

A hug shared by Mid-Prairie senior Kayden Reinier and his coach, Kyle Mullet, explained everything at the end of the emotional night.

Golden Hawks soar in playoff opener

WELLMAN In so many ways, Mid-Prairie’s baseball team was perfect in its playoff opener Tuesday night. The Golden Hawks scored 10 runs in four innings against Iowa City Regina …

Lions edge Huskies 8-6 in regional final

Just a play or two kept the Huskie softball team from finishing the 2021 season at the state tournament.  The lead went back and forth between Libson and Highland in Tuesday’s regional …

North Cedar upsets Highland 4-1 in first round of districts

A nightmarish Monday night may stay with the Highland Huskies for a long time. In a way, that’s what Huskies baseball head coach Seth Milledge is hoping for. Highland’s season ended …

Highland and WMU wait to resume regional semifinal

The Winfield-Mount Union softball team moved the go-ahead run to third base as dark clouds rolled in from the West on Friday.  The Wolves and Huskies were still scoreless in the bottom of the …

Lisbon shuts down Lone Tree in district semifinal

After scoring three early runs, Lisbon was able to hold Lone Tree’s high-powered offense in check on Tuesday, moving on to the district final with a 7-1 victory.  The Lions averaged …

Highland defeats Lone Tree 5-0, advances to regional semifinal

Highland scored just one run over the last five innings of Wednesday’s regional quarterfinal, but that was enough for starting pitcher Grace Batcheller, who allowed just three hits in the 5-0 …

Fast start propels Lone Tree past Crusaders

Lone Tree traveled 70 miles south to open the postseason at Holy Trinity on Tuesday, but from the first pitch, the Lady Lions felt right at home.  Lone Tree put up three runs in each of the …

Memorable Hillcrest career for Eli Ours

LISBON Not long after Hillcrest Academy’s season-ending loss in a district championship game on July 17, Eli Ours looked senior classmate London Schrock in the eyes. And they …

Playoff run ends for Hillcrest Academy

LISBON The groans of nervousness rattled around Lisbon City Park with a district championship at stake. When Grant Bender of Hillcrest Academy trotted home to score a run on a bases-loaded walk …

Hillcrest reaches 1A district title game

RIVERSIDE Noah Miller of Hillcrest Academy began the first inning with a single. Eli Ours and Miller stole bases. Luke Schrock drove home both runners with a double. It was the kind of …
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