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A pretty good sweep

How long has it been since a New Hampton softball team has beaten a Waverly-Shell Rock softball team?The last time was on June 19, 2013.The Chickasaws won 2-1 on a two-RBI single by Allie Geerts.Jessie Crooks pitched that game, but Wednesday Kayla

Positive signs

Nashua-Plainfield’s baseball team deserved a better fate than it was handed last Wednesday night, but even though it sounds like a broken record, the still-winless Huskies are making progress.The Huskies fell 6-5 to Northwood-Kensett on that night

Trojans give South Winn two good battles

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 lo

Trojans get split with TigerHawks

Thursday went exceedingly well for the Turkey Valley baseball team.Friday?

Make it 10 straight for Chickasaw boys

If there was one moment that stood out for New Hampton baseball coach Cory McDonald Friday, it was the way his Chickasaws responded when one of their teammates, Michael Denner, got his first-ever varsity hit.“The genuine excitement of everyone in

Resounding champs!

New Hampton's Kallie Olson doesn't like to let opportunities streak past her bat."When I'm at the plate, I don't like to let the first pitch go," she said during the New Hampton Invitational Saturday.

New Hampton rolls to two wins

There’s no question that New Hampton’s softball team can hit the ball.But what Jack Seelhammer appreciates about his Chickasaws is the fact that they have a patient streak.“We’re not just going up to the plate and swinging at anything,” he said.

No-no for Chickasaws

New Hampton Ryan Gorman had decent pitching stats — a 3-0 record and a 2.33 earned-run average — heading into Tuesday’s Northeast Iowa Conference game with Charles City.But the Chickasaw senior was far from satisfied with his previous performance

Trojans erupt in sweep of Postville

Wyatt Blazek is pretty stoic on the baseball field.But when his grand slam home run went over the centerfield fence Thursday as the Trojans were in game one of a doubleheader against Postville, the Trojan senior allowed himself just a moment of un

Chickasaw girls claim two wins

It was just an off-handed comment, but Kaelyn Ambrose hit the nail on the head Thursday when talking to teammates."I told them I was feeling pretty strong and I said 'I think I'll hit a dinger tonight,'" said the New Hampt

Chickasaws draw first blood against rivals

Zach Wemark got the pitch he wanted, didn’t waste it and with one swing of the bat gave Carter Stochl all the runs he would need Friday night.And just like that, New Hampton became the only team unbeaten in Northeast Iowa Conference play.Wemark’s

Tough day at state

It was just the kind of thing coach Chuck Stanton was worried about, when he found out two weeks ago that the state trapshooting meet format would be changed.Instead of all athletes shooting 100 targets Friday and 100 on Saturday, coaches picked a

Trojan girls drop pair of UIC contests

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

Wanted: Confidence

“We’ll get there.

Work in progress

Levi Miller doesn’t like losing, doesn’t like it one bit.So 0-7 gnaws at him, but he also knows his Nashua-Plainfield baseball team is working the 2017 season with a short deck.A year after taking Class 1A powerhouse Don Bosco to the brink of elim

Diamond rebound

   Zach Wemark executed the game plan to perfection Friday night.  “I’m just trying to hit it where it’s pitched and hit it hard,” the New Hampton senior said after scorching two triples in a 4-3 win that gave the Chickasaws a Northeast Iowa Confe

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