Turkey Valley softball

Shown hitting a single against MFL, Shayla Kuennen was one of three Trojan girls to send the ball over the fence in an 18-7 win over Decorah Tuesday.
Even though Turkey Valley lost their first softball conference games of the season Monday to MFL, the Trojan girls hit the ball well in the doubleheader. But not as well as they did against Decorah Tuesday. Although the Vikings only have a couple of wins this year, many of their losses have been...
The annual New Hampton Invitational will definitely have a local feel to it this year, as in addition to the host Chickasaws, Turkey Valley and Nashua-Plainfield are in the field for the tournament that will be held at Mikkelson Park on Saturday. The tournament begins at 10 a.m. when  the...
Playing in conference games, Jaedyn Winter sports a batting average of .600, which includes a 3-for-4 effort in the 8-6 win over Central.
Again, the pressure was on for the Turkey Valley softball team. In game one of a doubleheader at Central Elkader Wednesday, they went from being down by four runs after five innings to a 7-5 lead after six, then added a run in the top of the seventh inning. They just needed three more outs for...
 Josie Weber is congratulated by Emily Busta and Aleah Hackman after chucking her first varsity win, 7-5 over West Central.
Apparently it takes more than a broken back to keep long-time Turkey Valley coach Frank Wilson away from the softball diamond. He suffered that injury as he fell while putting up a net for the batting cage this spring. But while Justin Izer has taken over as assistant to head coach Junior Hackman,...
Sadie Nymeyer, along with Kim Fischer, was named to the UIC honorable mention list at the conclusion of the 2017 season.
   All of the Turkey Valley girls deserved to be named to the Upper Iowa Conference honor squads just for sticking with the program this year, but that’s not the way these things work.  So at the conclusion of a disappointing season, Sadie Nymeyer and Kim Fischer were the only ones listed as they...
Turkey Valley’s Shayla Kuennen had a double and a triple in the Trojans’ split with Starmont.
   After struggling to get their first win of the season at Riceville, the Turkey Valley softball team won their second on the very next try when they beat Starmont in the first game of a doubleheader Thursday on the road.   The Lady Trojans won 3-2, but the Stars came back for the second-game win...
She’s been solid for Turkey Valley’s defense this year, but Shayla Kuennen shined at the plate against Riceville, going 4-for-4 with a double.
  It may have taken 28 games to get it done, but Turkey Valley’s girls persevered to win their first game of the season when they played at Riceville Tuesday.    The 9-8 Turkey Valley victory snapped a three-game winning streak by the Wildcats, who were 6-19 coming into the game.    Although they’...
Sophomore Kim Fischer pitched game two when Turkey Valley met MFL on Monday and struck out five.
With the regular season winding down, time is getting short for Turkey Valley’s girls to land their first win of the season.    They were unable to do so against MFL Monday, as they lost 11-1 and 10-5 games on the road.    Even more critical for the team is to put a complete game together by...
Shown making a spectacular catch in the weekend New Hampton tourney, Turkey Valley's Jaedyn Winter was 2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs in game one against South Winn.
Turkey Valley came within three runs of its first win of the season at South Winn last week — twice.After a Tuesday night 10-3 loss to Decorah, the Lady Trojans dropped both ends of a doubleheader to the Warriors, 11-8 and 8-5 on Thursday.While looking over the book, coach Debbie Nesvik pointed to...
Turkey Valley players celebrate with Morgen Kuennen (front with helmet) after the senior hit a home run in Monday night’s game against Central Elkader.
The moment Morgen Kuennen connected with a pitch high in the strike zone in game two against Central Monday, she knew it was gone.  “I’ve had a home run on JV before, but that was my first one on varsity,” said the Turkey Valley senior.  Although there weren’t a ton of highlights during the...

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