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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 12:07am

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 12:07am

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 12:07am

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 12:07am

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...


Canney receives softball honor at Central College

Jul 03, 2014 12:07am

PELLA (IOWA)—Katie Canney, a former student at A-D-M, was recognized for her performance with the Central College softball team.

She earned her second varsity letter as well as team Newcomer...

Bulldogs snap three-game skid

Jul 03, 2014 12:07am

The Van Meter softball team has been struggling this year, but they managed to snap a three-game losing streak on Tuesday night against Gutherie Center with a 5-4 win in Van Meter. The Bulldogs’...

A-D-M joins Class 3A rankings at No. 9

Jul 03, 2014 12:07am

The No. 9 A-D-M softball team — that’s right, the Tigers are now ranked — traveled to Underwood on Tuesday and came out the winners by a score of 14-0. The win was the Tigers’ ninth-straight and...

Clint Cole - DCN: VM’s Brandon Brittain throws to first base earlier this year.

Van Meter dominates Guthrie Center

Jul 03, 2014 12:07am

There’s a reason the Van Meter baseball team is ranked No. 2 in the latest Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association rankings. On Tuesday night the Bulldogs beat Guthrie Center at home by a...

Clint Cole - DCN: A-D-M’s Grant Goeden (left), shown earlier this season, was a homerun short of the cycle against Gilbert.

Tigers win two-straight over Boone and Gilbert

Jul 03, 2014 12:07am

After four-straight games were rained out, the A-D-M baseball team won their second-straight game with a 6-5 win against Gilbert in Adel.

Gilbert had a 2-0 lead after the first inning, but...

Clint Cole - DCN: Jackie Peyton of Dallas Center-Grimes shown earlier this year against Waukee.

Fillies win four games at tourney in Iowa City

Jul 03, 2014 12:07am

While many games in the Dallas County area were being rained out, the No. 1 Dallas Center-Grimes softball team still traveled and played four games at the University of Iowa Softball Complex in...