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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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Merle Laswell - DCN: Levi Schriener of Waukee (left) bats against Dallas Center-Grimes in Waukee on June 17. He has a .279 batting average this year and 12 RBIs in 20 starts.

Warriors 15-game winning streak comes to an end

Jun 26, 2014 12:00am

After winning 15-straight games since June 9, the Waukee baseball team finally lost in the second game of a double header at Ankeny. After winning the first game against the Hawks by a score of 5-...

Clint Cole - DCN: Woodward-Granger's Annie Webb (right) makes the catch at first base to throw out the runner in W-G's win on Tuesday.

Bulldogs’ and Hawks’ teams battle in Van Meter

Jun 26, 2014 12:00am

Due to a game rained out earlier this year, the Van Meter softball team and the Woodward-Granger softball team played a double header against each other on Tuesday in Van Meter. Although both...

Merle Laswell -DCN: DC-G's Matt Graham shown pitching against Waukee back on June 17.

Mustangs fall to Pella 3-1

Jun 26, 2014 12:00am

The Dallas Center-Grimes baseball team seems to be struggling so far this season as opposed to where they were at this time last year. The Mustangs (8-10) recently lost to Pella by a score of 3-1...

Clint Cole - DCN: Molly Jacobsen of A-D-M leads the state in Class 3A with 212 strikeouts this season and has been a big part of the Tigers' new-found success.

Finding Success

Jun 26, 2014 12:00am

Last season the A-D-M softball team won only four games all year long. They lost each game by an average of 5.54 runs per game while winning their four games by an average of 3.5 runs per game....

Clint Cole - DCN: A-D-M's Zach Ostendorf catches the ball at first base to throw out the runner against Perry back on June 6 in Adel.

Tigers drop two-straight games

Jun 26, 2014 12:00am

The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn baseball team has dropped two-straight games and three of its last five. The Tigers’ most recent loss came at the hands of Carroll in Adel on Monday by a score of 8-3.


USA nationals bound

Jun 19, 2014 11:59am

Three ADM incoming Freshman students (Jordan Hook, Ellise Mueller and Sami Schepers) were part of the Iowa Blitz 14 and under team that placed second in the USA Volleyball Iowa Regional...

Clint Cole - DCN: DC-G's Jackie Peyton reaches out for a catch against Waukee on Tuesday.

DC-G beats Waukee behind Lowary’s strong game

Jun 19, 2014 12:01am

Their resumes for Dallas Center-Grimes and Waukee were impressive ahead of their matchup on Tuesday night in Waukee. The Fillies, who are the defending Class 4A state champions and the undefeated...

Clint Cole - DCN: Zach Forret of Van Meter connects with the game-winning RBI against Winterset which scored Kyle Schmitt from third base and lifted the Bulldogs to a 4-3 win over Winterset on June 14.

Ahead of the competition

Jun 19, 2014 12:01am

This season, the Van Meter baseball team has some new things they are breaking in. They have a new field, and they played their first game their recently on June 10, and they have a new coach in...

Aaron Young - The Perry Chief: W-G's Dalaney Bice pitches at the Woodward-Granger Classic last weekend.

W-G register wins at own tournament last weekend

Jun 19, 2014 12:00am

WOODWARD – The Woodward-Granger softball team competed against other schools around the state at the Woodward-Granger Classic last weekend.

Woodward-Granger won two of its last three games...

Hawks’ offensive pop ignites for big win

Jun 19, 2014 12:00am

GRANGER — The Hawks couldn’t be tamed June 16 against Guthrie Center.

Exploding for 15 runs, 13 hits and an inside-the-park home run, the Woodward-Granger baseball team would go on for the...

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