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high school softball
April 6, 2016
Prep softball: Stoesz slows Heron Lake-Okabena; Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove wins slugfest
OKABENA — Two of the top pitchers in the Red Rock Conference locked horns Tuesday. A three-run top of the fifth was enough run support for Mountain Lake Area senior Signey Stoesz to out-duel Ida Rogers-Ferguson of Heron Lake-Okabena, 4-2, in the Wildcats’ season opener. The two...
April 6, 2016 - 12:34am
April 4, 2016
Prep softball: Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove continues to hit
NORTHROP — Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove continued to pack a wallop at the plate Monday. After an 18-4 win over Windom Area in their season opener last week, the Falcons improved to 2-0 with a 17-6, five-inning nonconference triumph against Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Martin...
April 4, 2016 - 11:44pm
March 28, 2016
Prep softball: Area squads re-load, prepare for 2016 runs
Any team that climbs to the top wants to stay there. But there is never a shortage of would-be contenders threatening to take over. In 2016, as in 2015, the Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian softball team is a team in the crosshairs. The Flying Dutchmen finished 24-2 in 2015...
March 28, 2016 - 11:06pm
July 6, 2015
Iowa prep softball: Harris-Lake Park advances; Sibley-Ocheyedan falls
LAKE PARK, Iowa — Harris-Lake Park saw its season live on Monday when it took a thrilling win the first round of the Class 1A-Region 1 Tournament. The Wolves managed to defeat Storm Lake-St. Mary’s 10-9 to move on to the second round. There, they’ll meet up with River Valley...
July 6, 2015 - 11:50pm
June 30, 2015
Iowa prep softball: Sibley-Ocheyedan falls a couple hits short
MILFORD, Iowa — Twice Sibley-Ocheyedan had a chance to do some major damage Tuesday with the bases loaded and only one out. Okoboji escaped...
June 30, 2015 - 11:22pm
June 29, 2015
Iowa prep softball: Sheldon, Sibley-Ocheyedan take losses
ORANGE CITY, Iowa — MOC-Floyd Valley plated six runs in the bottom of the sixth to pull away in an otherwise tight contest with Sheldon Monday. The Orabs trailed just 5-3 before the big frame. The rally earned the Dutch an 11-3 Siouxland Conference win. Sami Kleinwolterink was...
June 29, 2015 - 11:20pm
June 24, 2015
Iowa softball: Four in fifth lifts Remsen past H-LP
DAILY GLOBE LAKE PARK, Iowa — Remsen St. Mary’s scored four fifth-inning runs to break a 1-1 tie en route to a 5-2 victory Wednesday against the Harris-Lake Park high school softball team. Payton Ahrenstorff went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored for H-LP. Nichole Rowe...
June 24, 2015 - 11:15pm
June 17, 2015
Iowa prep softball: Sibley-Ocheyedan, Harris-Lake Park take road losses
GEORGE, Iowa — George-Little Rock/Central Lyon continued to roll Wednesday when it took a 10-0 win over Sibley-Ocheyedan in five innings. The Mustangs got things rolling right away when they scored four runs in the first inning. The Generals were never able to recover. “We have...
June 17, 2015 - 11:58pm
June 15, 2015
Iowa preps: George-Little Rock/Central Lyon softball, Central Lyon baseball out-slug Sheldon
GEORGE, Iowa — The George-Little Rock/Central Lyon softball team saw its bats catch fire Monday in a 9-6 Siouxland Conference win over Sheldon. Six different Mustangs enjoyed multiple-hit games and as a team, they struck out only twice. Early on, it was the Orabs who came out...
June 15, 2015 - 11:30pm
Iowa prep softball: Sibley-Ocheyedan goes winless at Spirit Lake
SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — Sibley-Ocheyedan head coach Rachel Jurgens said competition was fierce for her squad Saturday at the Spirit Lake Tournament. The Generals finished the weekend 0-3. In their opener against Spirit Lake, the game was tight most of the way. A three-run fourth was...
June 15, 2015 - 12:21am
June 12, 2015
Iowa softball: Hits fall hard for H-M-S
LAKE PARK, Iowa — One team hit everything hard and the other just couldn’t get any oomph on it. Harris-Lake Park dropped in eight hits...
June 12, 2015 - 11:01pm
June 8, 2015
Iowa prep softball: Harris-Lake Park blanks Gehlen
GRANVILLE, Iowa — Katherin Ihnen and Mady Brevik gave Gehlen Catholic nothing in the way of offense Monday. The two Harris-Lake Park hurlers helped lead the Wolves to a 1-0 War Eagle Conference victory against the Jays. The lone run of the game came in the top of the sixth inning....
June 8, 2015 - 11:15pm
June 4, 2015
Class A state softball: Edgerton/Southwest Christian playing for a place
NORTH MANKATO — High school kids are, by nature, resilient. So it didn’t take very long for the Edgerton/Southwest Christian fast-pitch...
June 4, 2015 - 10:32pm
June 1, 2015
Iowa prep softball: Harris-Lake Park gets home win
LAKE PARK, Iowa — Harris-Lake Park put together a solid performance Monday on its home field. The Wolves scored in four different innings and got solid pitching on their way to a 6-3 victory over Meriden-Marcus-Cleghorn/Remsen Union. The home team jumped out to a 1-0 lead with...
June 1, 2015 - 10:27pm
May 28, 2015
Section 3A softball: Edgerton/Southwest Christian gets it done
COTTONWOOD — Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian didn’t spare anyone’s fingernails in clinching its second straight trip to the Class A State Softball Tournament. The Flying Dutchmen — seeded No. 1 in the south side of Section 3A — beat the top team from the north, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg,...
May 28, 2015 - 11:38pm