Sports

06/30/2015 - 11:04am
IOWA FALLS – Ask Hampton-Dumont left fielder Macy Scheideman what is it about her game when it comes to facing Iowa Falls-Alden. Her answer is simple. “It’s the conference rival,” Scheideman said. “They are closest to us every sport, every game. It’s always, ‘we’ve got to beat them, we’ve got to show up.’” And show up the Bulldogs...
06/23/2015 - 12:49pm
HAMPTON – Cole Miller’s start definitely was not an indicator of what was to come. He began the Wednesday, June 17 North Central Conference baseball game against Algona giving up a hit, balked and walking a batter after a 5-4-5 fielder’s choice gained his first out. The Bulldog graduate then proceeded to strike out the next two...
06/23/2015 - 12:44pm
SHEFFIELD – Putting pressure on Corn Bowl Conference foe North Butler, West Fork had its lead-off man reach in every single inning to post an eventual 5-1 baseball win over the Bearcats on Friday, June 19. Three walks, two errors and a base hit started off the six innings for coach Lance Thompson’s Warhawks, scoring on all three lead-...
06/23/2015 - 12:41pm
HAMPTON – It took five lead changes before the Class 2A No. 9 Hampton-Dumont baseball team ended its three-game losing streak, 11-10, against Janesville on Tuesday, June 16. The Bulldogs started the season 10-0 and then went 0-2 at the very competitive Carroll Tournament over the weekend. And coach Matt Lokenvitz’s team turned around...
06/23/2015 - 12:37pm
HAMPTON – After letting one get away, Hampton-Dumont left no doubt as to the final outcome of a softball doubleheader against Algona on Wednesday, June 17. The two were played away-and-home after the first game between the two was rained out. A throwing error on a pick-off throw to third in the bottom of the seventh allowed the winning run...
06/23/2015 - 12:34pm
CLEAR LAKE – This had the makings of what two top-10 high school baseball teams facing each other should be. Low-scoring, intense and action-packed at the end. And ninth-ranked Hampton-Dumont baseball head coach Matt Lokenvitz knew his team’s 1-0 lead after five complete innings probably wouldn’t be enough against the No. 2 Lions...
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