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08
Jun

WC to build on last year's success

 

The West Central softball team will look to improve upon last years double digit win season with help from (front, l-r) Rosita Hepperle, Kenzie Squires, Braidyn Buhrow and Cherokee Noggle; (middle) Mary McDonough, Brianne Martin, Anna Berry, and Ayriel Allowed; (back) head coach Nick Robinson, Bailey Bergman, Jalyn Brownell, Kaitlin Grimm, Mary Michels, Rachel Valences and assistant coach Brianne Sharif. Not pictured is Akira Wagenknecht.

 

WC to build on last year's success

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

For the first time in quite a while, the West Central Blue Devils softball team has quite a bit of momentum to build on from last year.

The 2015 Blue Devils finished with 12 wins, the first time they had reached double-digit victories in quite a while.

Wed
08
Jun

NFV falls to New Hampton

 

North Fayette Valley’s Darin Ney dives safely back to first base on a pickoff attempt during a game against South Winneshiek on Thursday, June 2 in West Union. The TigerHawks took two games from the Warriors by scores of 8-2 and 19-4.

 

NFV falls to New Hampton

 

 

Brian Smith
Contributing Writer
bsmith@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

   The North Fayette Valley baseball team suffered a 12-1 loss to New Hampton on Saturday, June 4, in New Hampton. The TigerHawk bats never really got going, while the Chickasaw offense scored early and often, putting four runs on the board in the bottom of the first, three more in the second, and another four runs in the third.

Wed
08
Jun

TigerHawk Classic softball tournament held June 3-4

 

TigerHawk third basemen Kaylee Jones tags the bag with her glove for a force out after going to her knees to make a stop on a ground ball. North Fayette Valley pitcher Madison Monroe looks on in the background during NFV’s opening game against AGWSR on Friday, June 3 at the TigerHawk Softball Classic. It was a nice play by Jones to end the inning, but AGWSR prevailed in the game by a score of 5-0.

 

TigerHawk Classic softball tournament held June 3-4

 

 

    In NFV’s first game in last weekend’s Tiger-Hawk Softball Classic, it faced undefeated and 9th-ranked  Class 1A power AGWSR. The Cougars from Ackley proved to be a tough matchup for the TigerHawks, who played well but couldn’t muster much offense.

Wed
08
Jun

Sixth-place trophy for NFV girls' golf

 

The NFV girls’ golf team proudly displays the sixth-place trophy it earned Tuesday and Wednesday at the Class 3A State Golf Tournament at Coldwater Links in Ames. TigerHawks at the State Tournament included Valley associate/activities director Ardel McCartney, golfers Callie Lembke, Molly Wenthold, Anna Torkelson, Bailey Moser, Claire Hanson, Marrah Burrack, Kariann Elsbernd, and head coach Robin Madole. (Tammy Moser photo)

 

Sixth-place trophy for NFV girls' golf

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

In their maiden voyage to the State Golf Meet, the NFV girls brought back the Class 3A sixth-place trophy for the display case.

The TigerHawk gals combined for a 770 at the two-day tourney held Tuesday and Wednesday, May 31-June 1, at Coldwater Links in Ames.

Wed
01
Jun

Warrior baseball off to .500 start

 

Warrior baseball off to .500 start

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

 

The South Winneshiek baseball team threw its first pitch of the 2016 summer last week on Monday night in game one of the season against one of the top teams in Class 2A, New Hampton.

Wed
01
Jun

Bucheit, Warriors no-hit Stars

Bucheit, Warriors no-hit Stars

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

 

 

 

The Warrior softball team got its 2016 season started with a bang as South Winnehiek hosted the Starmont Stars Thursday in Calmar, beating them 5-0.

Wed
01
Jun

Schweinefus wins State!

 

 

South Winneshiek senior golfer Logan Schweinefus left Lakeside Golf Course in Fort Dodge with a gold medal after shooting 139 at the State Golf Meet. The Class 2A runner-up in 2015, Schweinefus claimed the 2016 crown by two strokes and helped the Warriors place seventh as a team. (submitted photo)

 

Schweinefus wins State!

 

 

 

Zakary Kriener

News Writer
zkriener@fayettepublishing.com

The South Winneshiek boys’ golf team competed at the 2016 Class 2A State Golf Meet at Lakeside Golf Course in Fort Dodge over the weekend, returning home with a seventh-place team finish and the top golfer in the state.

Senior golfer Logan Schweinefus, the No. 1-ranked golfer in Class 2A, lived up to the ranking as he shot a 70 on day one and a 69 on day two of the tournament to be five strokes under par and win the individual state title by two strokes.

Wed
01
Jun

Blue Devils fall to Trojans

Blue Devils fall to Trojans

 

 

By Chris Deback
cdeback@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The West Central Blue Devils softball team lost its season-opening doubleheader, 12-0 and 11-8, at home to Turkey Valley Thursday, May 26.

Wed
01
Jun

TigerHawk Softball Classic this weekend

TigerHawk Softball Classic this weekend

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

The softball diamonds at the West Union Rec Complex and the North Fayette Valley softball field will be busy this weekend as the 2016 TigerHawk Softball Classic takes place Friday and Saturday, June 3-4.

Fourteen teams will join North Fayette Valley in the Classic. Each team will play two games a day against comparable teams from outside its own respective conference.

Friday’s games start at 10 a.m., and the final contests will begin at 3:30 p.m. The TigerHawks will play on their home diamond at noon and 3:30 p.m. against AGWSR and Monticello, respectively.

Wed
01
Jun

TigerHawk BB wins opener

 

NFV’s Trevor Hurd fires one home in Waukon. The senior went from running in two events at the State Track Meet over the weekend to pitching a one-hitter Tuesday (May 24) in the season-opener for the baseball team. Hurd fanned 14 in winning, 17-0, in six innings. (Kris Van Sickle photo)

 

TigerHawk BB wins opener

 

 

By Jerry Wadian
jwadian@thefayettecountyunion.com

 

 

It took NFV hitters a couple of innings to get untracked, but once they did, the TigerHawks overwhelmed Waukon, 17-0, in six innings. The contest in Waukon on Tuesday, May 24, was the baseball season-opener for both squads.

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