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 AHSTW’s Joel Sampson puts the ball in play during Tuesday’s Class 1A district semifinal game at St. Albert. Sampson gave the Vikings an early 3-0 lead with a bases-clearing triple in the top of the first but the Falcons rallied back quickly and advanced with a 16-8 victory. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 COUNCIL BLUFFS (July 16) -- As soon as AHSTW’s Joel Sampson rifled a bases-clearing triple to the fence in the top of the first, the tone for the night - offense - was set. The Vikings continued to hit the ball well and fought admirably the rest of the way, but never slowed down St. Albert’s bats...
 AHSTW first baseman Tristin Heiny comes off the bag to catch a throw as Madison Chesnut reaches safely for West Monona during the teams' July 12 regional semifinal. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 ONAWA (July 12) -- When the bats came alive for the AHSTW softball team last Friday, the Lady Vikes scored four sixth-inning runs to pull within 8-5 of West Monona. The drama would be short-lived, however, as the 4th-ranked Spartans answered with six runs on seven hits in the bottom of the sixth...
 FONDA (July 12) -- Seven errors proved extremely costly for Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton last Friday night as the Spartans lost an 8-1 decision in a Class 1A, Region 2 softball semifinal at 4th-ranked Newell-Fonda. Exira-EHK, which totaled just one less hit (7-6) than the Mustangs, finished 13-15...
 Boone pinch runner Kinsie Zinnel (4) dives toward home plate to score a fourth-inning run as HCHS catcher Madison Schumacher attempts to tag her out. The Toreadors scored 11 times in the fourth inning to beat the Cyclones 12-0 in Saturday’s 4A regional semifinal.
 BOONE (July 13) -- At the halfway point of Saturday’s Class 4A regional softball semifinal, Harlan Community and Boone appeared destined for a down-to-the-wire finish. Thirty minutes later, the Cyclones could only reflect on how quickly it all came unraveled. The host Toreadors led 1-0 as they...
 HCHS players (left-right) Julia Schechinger, Kennedy Kjergaard, Emily Brouse and Jordan Heese lead the way out of the dugout as the Cyclones celebrate Thursday’s 3-2 walk-off victory over Perry.
 HARLAN (July 11) -- The Harlan Community softball team’s first tournament win in four years was more of a nail-biter than expected, but well worth the wait and the drama. Trailing a five-win Perry team 2-0 and down to their last six outs, the Cyclones scored one run in the sixth and two in the...
 AHSTW catcher Joel Sampson catches a pop-up during Saturday’s 8-0 district win over Fremont-Mills.
 AVOCA (July 13) -- A five-run first inning provided more than enough support for junior pitcher Clayton Akers here Saturday night as AHSTW opened the Class 1A district baseball tournament with an 8-0 quarterfinal victory over Fremont-Mills. Akers (4-3) pitched six scoreless innings in just 63...
 IKM-Manning senior Alex Lingle pitched a complete game Saturday as the Wolves held off Ar-We-Va 7-6 in a Class 1A district quarterfinal. (Photo courtesy of Todd Danner, Denison Bulletin/Review)
 COON RAPIDS (July 13) -- Trailing 5-1 early on, the IKM-Manning baseball team rallied to keep its season alive here Saturday with a 7-6 win over Ar-We-Va in a Class 1A district quarterfinal. The game ended in bizarre fashion in the bottom of the seventh as the Rockets threatened to tie the score...
 HARLAN (July 12) -- Brett Sears homered and pitched five strong innings on Friday as the Harlan Community baseball team snapped a quick two-game losing skid with a 10-2 home win over Le Mars. Sears (7-1) allowed three hits and two runs (one earned) in his five-inning stint against the Bulldogs (12...
 COUNCIL BLUFFS (July 11) -- The Harlan Community baseball team was unable to rally back from an early 7-1 deficit at St. Albert Thursday night and lost an 11-6 decision in both teams’ Hawkeye Ten Conference finale. HCHS finished 15-5 inside the conference, tying Glenwood for second place behind...
 Cyclone sophomore Brenden Bartley (15) slides home safely with a second-inning run vs. Dallas Center-Grimes. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 HARLAN (July 9) -- Dallas Center-Grimes broke open a tie game with four runs in the top of the sixth and held off Harlan Community 7-5 in non-conference baseball action last Tuesday night. Trailing 7-2, HCHS rallied for three runs in the bottom of the seventh before the game ended on Derec Weyer’s...

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