Sports

08/10/2017 - 8:47am
A number of area baseball players have earned postseason honors as released this past week. North Mahaska and Eddyville-Blakesburg- Fremont collected a number of baseball awards. Both teams ended their respective seasons in the district semifinals. For North Mahaska, Milan DeJong as an infielder, and Jacob Sherburne as a pitcher were named to the second team all- South Iowa Cedar League. DeJong...
08/02/2017 - 3:03pm
Three members of the Class 2A runnerup state softball team, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont earned first team honors as allstate teams were released Friday by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association. North Mahaska’s Mallory Klinker earned second team designation. EBF seniors Haegen Boyer and Claire Jager along with junior Randie Richmond were named...
07/26/2017 - 2:09pm
Tears flowed freely late Friday night at the Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge after a memorable 2A state championship clash between Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont and Iowa City Regina. For 16 innings, the Rockets and Regals endured a marathon of close calls swinging wildly from the apex of victory to the edge of defeat. Finally, after three and a...
07/19/2017 - 2:30pm
Senior leadership and experience cane mean a lot to any team on the field or in the boardroom. For Eddyville-Blakesburg- Fremont softball team it is all about the next game, but that next game leads to the sought after state title. The Rockets are three games away from that ultimate goal following a 4-1 victory over No. 4 Pella Christian July 10....
07/13/2017 - 4:02pm
Team sports have many spots during a contest that the game can be won or lost. Sometimes one key play makes the difference. Wednesday’s Class 1A Region 3 game between Montezuma and North Mahaska was one of those games. The two teams stranded a combined 14 runners on base and North Mahaska allowed just three hits to Monte batters. It was an...
07/13/2017 - 4:00pm
The game took 18 days to complete, but the game will be memorable for the players, not for the score, but the atmosphere. North Mahaska and English Valleys met in New Sharon July 3 to complete a game that began at Duane Banks Stadium in Iowa City on June 15. North Mahaska won the game 14-3, then won the regularly schedule contest 4-1 to complete...
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