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Bree Lesch secures a catch at the Phil Creese Tournament. PHOTO BY CESAR J TOLEDO/THE PERRY CHIEF

Hawks softball season recap

Jul 28, 2016 2:40pm

A year removed from a 13-22 season, the Woodward-Granger Hawks’ softball team posted an overall 20-13 record and appeared in the second round of postseason play.

They finished second in the...

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Race Brant tries to leg out an in field hit in game two against the Knights. Photo by Cesar J Toledo.

Hawks offensive eruption halts Knights

Updated: Jun 15, 2016 4:46pm

The Woodward-Granger Hawks baseball team claimed two straight victories over the Woodward Academy Knights in their double header contest at Woodward Academy.

On June 9, the Hawks (6-4, 5-2)...

Waukee's Bailey Robinson allows Ankeny Centennial's first goal of the match in the second half. She took over the starting role in the second round of the State Tournament with Emily LeVere out with an ankle injury. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

Waukee falls in second round at State

Updated: Jun 15, 2016 4:46pm

The Waukee girls’ soccer made it to the State Tournament for the sixth straight year this season and even made it past their first-round opponent and into the second round. The second round is...

A-D-M's Anna Kenny had a chance for a shot in the box against Bishop Heelan in the first round of the State Tournament but the ball was taken away. The Tigers fell to the Crusaders 1-0 on Thursday, June 9 at Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M falls at first round of State

Updated: Jun 15, 2016 4:46pm

The A-D-M/Van Meter girls’ soccer team achieved a season-long goal of playing in the State Tournament this year and took on Bishop Heelan (Sioux City) in the first round on Thursday, June 9 at...

Hawks twenty-six runs doomed Tigers

Jun 08, 2016 6:21pm

The Hawks offense awoke for two 13 run outings against the Tigers.

In their double-header on June 7, the host Woodward-Granger Hawks (4-4, 3-2) put up 13 runs on 10 hits to take game one...

Riley Jamison throws some heat against the Tigers. Contributed photo by Stacie Mallon

Hawks tune-up Tigers

Updated: Jun 08, 2016 1:30pm

Hawks’ offense exploded for 17 runs on 20 hits against the host Tigers.

The Woodward-Granger Hawks (8-4, 5-0) silenced the Guthrie Center Tigers (3-5, 0-5) in June 7th, match-up to a tune of...

The Waukee girls' soccer team posed with the State Qualifier banner after defeating Ames 2-0 in the Regional Finals. They will compete at State for the sixth straight year. PHOTO BY MIKE HUGHES/SPECIAL TO DCN

Waukee girls onto State for sixth straight year

Jun 07, 2016 11:58pm

Over the last six years, one thing has seemed automatic in the world of girls’ soccer in the State of Iowa and that is that Waukee is going to be at the State Tournament. The Warriors defeated...

Dalaney Bice strikes out Cardinal number two. Photo by Cesar J Toledo

Softball: Hawks rally late to take conference win

Updated: Jun 08, 2016 12:09pm

The Hawks rallied back from a one run deficit with a two run sixth inning and snatched a conference win from the visiting Cardinals.

After staring the game with three runs in two innings,...

The A-D-M/Van Meter girls' soccer team runs over to their fans with the State Qualifier Banner after defeating Norwalk in overtime on Monday, June 6. PHOTO BY CLINT COLE/DALLAS COUNTY NEWS

A-D-M girls’ soccer makes it to State Tournament

Updated: Jun 07, 2016 7:54pm

Coming into this year, the A-D-M/Van Meter girls’ soccer team had been dominant the previous two seasons posting a 13-5 record last year and a 15-2 record the year before but they didn’t make the...

Cole Thiesen gets out of a jam in the top of the third. Photo by Cesar J Toledo

Hawks get clipped by Cardinals

Updated: Jun 08, 2016 3:57pm

The Hawks’ pitching gave up a four run third inning to the visiting Cardinals that they couldn’t recover from.

A close scoreless ball game quickly turned for the host Woodward-Granger Hawks...

Pitcher Dalaney Bice tosses one at Saturday's tournament. Contributed photo by Stacie Mallon

Softball: Hawks finish tournament 1-1

Updated: Jun 08, 2016 12:09pm

The Hawks finished Belle Plaine’s tournament with a 1-1 record after a 6-3 win against the Raiders, but a last inning loss against the Plainsmen, 7-6.

At the varsity tournament, the Woodward...

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