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 HARLAN -- Brett Sears hit his first varsity home run and pitched six strong innings on the mound here Monday night (June 12) as the Harlan Community baseball team defeated St. Albert 8-1. Sears finished 2-for-4 with a double, a homer, two runs and two RBI - the home run coming against hard-...
 AHSTW sophomore Blake Osbahr slides home safely to score a Viking run as Audubon catcher Nolan Smith waits for the relay throw.
 AUDUBON -- Keyed by a seven-run fourth inning, the AHSTW baseball team earned a season split vs. Audubon Monday night with a 10-6, weather-shortened victory over the Wheelers. Play was halted due to lightning at the end of the sixth inning and the game was called less than an hour later. The...
 AHSTW sophomore Katie Anzalone takes a cut during Monday’s victory at Audubon. (Photos by Mike Oeffner)
 AUDUBON -- Interrupted only by a one-hour lightning delay, the AHSTW softball team followed a seven-run first inning with eight runs in the top of the second and blitzed Audubon 15-1 in a three-inning Western Iowa Conference game Monday night (June 12). The Lady Vikes (8-6 overall, 5-6 in the...
 A Harlan boys freestyle relay team broke a 23-year-old facility record in the June 7 season opener at the Stamp Aquatic Center, placing first in the boys division for ages 15-18. Members of the relay, along with their coach, include, left-right: Chase Finken (so.), Jake McLaughlin (so.), Logan Maxwell (head coach), Malachi Purcell (fr.) and Levi Culp (so.). They broke the previous record, set in 1994, by four seconds. (Photo contributed)
 HARLAN -- The Harlan Swim Team opened its 2017 season with a decisive win over Woodbine and Logan on June 7 at the Stamp Aquatic Center. Harlan scored 629 points on the night, followed by Woodbine (204) and Logan (97), and set nine facility or school records in the process. This year’s Harlan swim...
Justine Buman, HCMS
 ANKENY – Harlan Community Middle School’s Justine Buman brought home two medals from the Mike Henderson Junior High State Track Meet held May 6 at Ankeny Stadium. Justine was an eighth grader at HCMS during the 2016-17 school year and is the daughter of Jeff and Janet Buman, Harlan. Buman ran a...
 Spartan shortstop Alex Amaral tags out Alex Caskey of Earlham attempting to steal second base.
 ELK HORN -- Taking over for a local legend isn’t easy, but the process has certainly been a smooth one so far for new Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton baseball coach Trevor Miller. Miller’s Spartans stayed undefeated Friday night with an 11-1, five-inning rout of Earlham, then improved to 10-0 Saturday...
 Harlan Community senior Dillon Sears swings away during Hawkeye Ten Conference action earlier this season. (File photo)
 CLARINDA -- The unbeaten streak reached 13 games for the Harlan Community baseball team Thursday night as the top-ranked Cyclones swept a doubleheader at Clarinda, 15-1 and 13-1, and have now outscored the opposition 150-27 on the season. HCHS, which has won nine straight games by the 10-run rule...
 Exira-EHK senior Maggie Rasmussen struck out eight batters and walked none in Friday’s 10-2 win over Charter Oak-Ute.
 KIMBALLTON -- For a softball program that’s been to the regional finals four out of the last five years, starting the season with a 2-8 record was unfamiliar territory for Exira-Elk Horn-Kimballton. But after a rough two-week stretch, the Spartans appear to be on the rebound following Friday’s 10-...
 Harlan Community sophomore Morgan Schaben pitched three innings for the game-one win and also had a big day at the plate during the Cyclones’ doubleheader sweep at Clarinda on Thursday. (File photo)
 CLARINDA -- The Harlan Community softball team finished the week on a high note Thursday, crushing 29 total hits in a doubleheader sweep at Clarinda with wins of 19-1 in three innings and 14-1 in five. HCHS outhit the winless Cardinals 29-3 overall as four players - Kaylie Briggs, Molly Gubbels,...
 IKM-Manning junior Peyton Gross delivers a pitch during a recent game.
 AVOCA -- IKM-Manning scored seven runs in its final two at-bats to pull away from AHSTW for a 13-5 softball win Friday night, improving to 9-1 in the Western Iowa Conference (11-3 overall). The Lady Vikes matched the Wolves early on, answering IKM-M’s three-run top of the first with three in the...

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