Sports

07/19/2016 - 10:27am
MANLY – In back-to-back seasons, the Hampton-Dumont baseball team ended its post-season run in the Class 2A district title game. This year was more of a surprise to some as the Bulldogs entered the tournament with a sub-.500 record, but it was no shock to coach Matt Lokenvitz and his team. But a fateful sixth inning in which Central Springs loaded the bases and H-D made a pitching change,...
07/12/2016 - 10:27am
SHEFFIELD – About 40 first through fifth graders listened attentively to West Fork and University of Northern Iowa graduate Seth Tuttle on Friday morning during last week’s camp at Sheffield, who recently completed his first professional basketball season in Germany. The 6-foot-8 player was clearly happy to help the surprisingly bigger...
07/12/2016 - 10:21am
ALLISON – Talk about your high drama. North Butler was one pitch away from possibly walking off with the bases loaded against Hampton-Dumont on Thursday, July 7 at Allison. Instead, eighth grade pitcher Drew Uhlenhopp got a called third strike on a full-count pitch to send this non-conference regular season finale to extra innings where the...
07/06/2016 - 11:26am
ALLISON – West Fork scored in the opening inning of a doubleheader sweep against North Butler and never trailed in a 4-1, 11-7 sweep of the Bearcats at Allison on Wednesday, June 29. The Warhawks keyed on an early North Butler error and kept adding on to improve to 15-6, 9-5 in the Top of Iowa Conference. Caleb Cameron went six innings for...
07/06/2016 - 11:22am
HAMPTON – One night before the Hampton-Dumont softball team was to honor its seniors, one of the only two remaining on the team, Macy Scheideman, suffered a horrible season-ending injury. Needless to say, it was an emotional night as she and fellow senior Charlie Myers were recognized prior to this non-conference game against Aplington-...
07/06/2016 - 11:19am
ALLISON – Taylor Graven pitched both ends of a North Butler shutout sweep of visiting West Fork on Wednesday, June 29. Graven combined for 25 strikeouts of Warhawk batters in the 2-0, 11-0 doubleheader at Allison. A rain-out necessitated the doubleheader with West Fork the home team on the scoreboard in the opener. But Graven struck out 15...
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