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Clint Cole - DCN: The Waukee baseball team celebrates at the mound after defeating Norwalk to advance to the state tournament.

Warriors going to state

Jul 24, 2014 12:35pm

With a record of 35-4-1 this season, the Waukee baseball team is going on to the state tournament, and even have the No. 1 seed, starting next week after their 6-1 win against Norwalk in the...

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Clint Cole - DCN: Grant Goeden steals second base and slides in under the tag.

Goeden’s base running helps Tigers

Jul 10, 2014 12:00am

The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn baseball team got a big win on Monday against Ballard and avenged a 7-3 loss earlier in the year to the Bombers. The Tigers beat the Bombers in Adel on Monday by a score of...

Aaron Young - The Perry Chief:  W-G's Dylan Garland pitches against Madrid on July 2.

W-G building momentum

Jul 10, 2014 12:00am

After ending last week with a pair of victories on the road, the Woodward-Granger baseball team has lost three games in a row.

The Hawks defeated Panorama (July 2) 6-2 and Guthrie Center (...

Mike Ketelsen - DCN: Ben Engstrand lays down a bunt against Panorama on July 3.

Bulldogs still ranked No. 2

Jul 10, 2014 12:00am

The Van Meter baseball team is still ranked No. 2 in the most recent Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association poll, which came out on June 29. North Polk is still the No. 1 ranked team.


DC-G alum Tony Watson selected for MLB All-Star Game

Jul 10, 2014 12:00am

The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is set to take place on Tuesday, July 15 beginning at 7 p.m. at Target Field in Minneapolis. People from the Dallas Center-Grimes area might recognize a...

Clint Cole - DCN:  DC-G's Justin Carlyle throws to first base from shortstop against Pella Christian on July 3.

Mustangs snap four-game winning streak

Jul 10, 2014 12:00am

After a state tournament appearence a year ago, Dallas Center-Grimes looks like they have a different baseball team this season. DC-G coach Byron Peyton thinks that their record is a little...

Clint Cole - DCN: A torrential downpour that passed through Adel, Dallas County and the Des Moines metro area dumped a lot of rain on the baseball and softball fields. The A-D-M baseball field (shown above) had standing water on the infield and advertisement banners pulled off the fence by the wind.

Severe weather takes it’s toll on baseball and softball

Jul 03, 2014 12:03am

On Monday afternoon severe storms ripped through central Iowa, including Dallas County dumping inches upon inches of rain on baseball and softball fields across the county. When the day was...

Clint Cole - DCN: Waukee’s Matt Corbett fields a short ground ball at third base in Waukee’s 3-1 win against West Des Moines Valley on Tuesday night.

Waukee improves record with win over Valley

Jul 03, 2014 12:02am

It was no surprise that the No. 2 Waukee baseball team got through its game against West Des Moines Valley on Tuesday night without any errors as they are a team who hasn’t committed very many of...

Clint Cole - DCN: Waukee’s Mary Kate Gray steals second base against Urbandale on Tuesday night in Waukee.

Waukee splits with Urbandale at home

Jul 03, 2014 12:01am

After winning the first game 3-2 against Urbandale, the No. 7 Waukee softball team was tied with the Bluejays in the top of the seventh inning in the second game. With a runner on third base, the...

Mustangs pull their record even

Jul 03, 2014 12:00am

On Tuesday night, after several previous games were canceled and postponed, the Dallas Center-Grimes baseball team played against Newton on the road. The Mustangs fell by a score of 1-0 and saw...

Aaron Young - The Perry Chief: Jake Smiley of Woodward-Granger steps into the batters box and prepares for an at bat.

Hawks trying to fight back

Jul 03, 2014 12:00am

GRANGER – In the midst of a two-game losing streak, the Woodward-Granger baseball team will try to get back on the winning side of the playing field before districts next week.

The Hawks...

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