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HARLAN -- Add another name to the short list of Harlan Community baseball players who have hit three home runs in a single game. Derek Schwartz, a 2011 HCHS graduate, hit three home runs at Council Bluffs St. Albert during a July, 2010 game his junior year. Current Cyclone senior Kyle Juhl homered...
HCHS freshman Anna Ahrenholtz takes a cut vs. Glenwood Thursday night. Ahrenholtz batted 3-for-7 in the doubleheader.
 GLENWOOD -- Harlan Community split a varsity softball doubleheader at Glenwood on Thursday, winning the first game 2-1 before dropping the night cap 15-8. The game-one victory snapped a three-game slide for the Cyclones, who finished the night at 7-9 overall and 5-6 in the Hawkeye Ten. The Rams...
 FORT DODGE -- The Harlan Community softball team placed 14th at the Fort Dodge Invitational over the weekend, finishing 1-3 in games played Friday and Saturday. There were 16 teams in the field. The Cyclones were shut out in back-to-back games Friday, losing to third-ranked (3-A) Solon 12-0 in...
IKM-Manning sophomore Peyton Gross connects for a base hit during Friday night’s conference game at Underwood.
 UNDERWOOD -- Abbey Youngren smacked her fifth home run of the year and Peyton Gross pitched a five-hit shutout Friday night as the IKM-Manning softball team completed a season sweep of Underwood, 7-0, for its fourth consecutive win. Youngren’s three-run bomb in the top of the first was all the...
IKM-Manning shortstop Sam Gross (right) tags out an Underwood runner after a rundown between second and third base during Friday’s game.
 UNDERWOOD -- IKM-Manning’s rally fell one run short at Underwood Friday night as the Eagles held off the Wolves 3-2 in Western Iowa Conference baseball action. Underwood scored one run in each of the first three innings (all unearned) and was able to win behind the five-hit pitching of Alec...
Spartan junior Alex Petersen (11) scores a run against CR-B.
 VAIL -- The Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton softball team improved to 7-2 in Rolling Valley Conference play last week with wins of 9-1 over Coon Rapids-Bayard on Wednesday (at Kimballton) and 11-1 in five innings at Ar-We-Va on Friday night. Maggie Rasmussen pitched a seven-inning four-hitter against...
HCHS freshman Brett Sears pitched six innings for the win against Kuemper on Tuesday, improving his record to 3-0. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
CARROLL -- On a night when Harlan Community matched a season high by striking out eight times, it was a swing-and-a-miss that set the stage for the winning run to score on some savvy base running by Dillon Sears. With HCHS and Kuemper Catholic tied 4-4 in the top of the seventh on Tuesday, Sears...
HCHS senior Logan Schaben slides home safely with a run during Wednesday’s game against Logan-Magnolia.
 HARLAN -- The Harlan Community softball team had Class 2-A’s third-ranked team on the ropes Wednesday night but was unable to land the knockout blow at H. Jack Field. Trailing the Cyclones 6-1 and down to their final six outs, Logan-Magnolia scored two runs in the sixth and three in the seventh to...
 HARLAN -- The Harlan Community baseball and softball teams will be sponsoring their annual Green Out Night on Monday, June 20, when the Cyclones host Denison-Schleswig at J.J. Jensen Park. JV-Varsity doubleheaders will get underway at 5:30 p.m. Green Out is an opportunity for the HCHS baseball and...
Exira-EHK’s Josh Pettepier takes a swing during Wednesday’s game vs. Coon Rapids-Bayard.
 ELK HORN -- If you told Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton baseball coach Tony Petersen that his team would hold Coon Rapids-Bayard to just two hits on Wednesday, he would have liked his chances. But two singles were enough on this night as the Crusaders took advantage of seven walks, two hit batsmen and a...

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