The third-ranked Lions scored a 4-1 victory over the ninth-ranked Indians Monday.
Back-to-back home runs by juniors Gus Varney and Nick Reinicke were enough to put the Wolverines over the top and bring the Spartans’ season to a close.
West Liberty senior Sailor Hall had two RBIs and pitched a two-hitter, allowing just one unearned run as the Class 3A No. 4 Comets beat Grinnell 4-1 in a rematch to advance to Tuesday's regional final.
Post-season play in baseball and softball continued Friday. The Courier recaps area action.
After being ejected from the bleachers, the accused fans remained gathered behind the outfield fence. They were told to leave the complex entirely, and proceeded to yell profanities at the field for several minutes before departing.
The Waterloo West softball team defeated the Marshalltown Bobcats, 5-1, in a game which started two hours late after a brief afternoon rain shower, Thursday.
CHARLES CITY – Over the course of a seven inning game, sometimes it just that takes one big one to get the job done.
Mason City defeated Waverly-Shell Rock 11-1 in five innings on Thursday night. The Riverhawks will face 4A 10th-ranked Bondurant-Farrar in a regional semifinal on Saturday
CEDAR FALLS — The Cedar Falls baseball team ended its regular season with a one-run, 8-7 loss to the Waverly-Shell Rock Go-Hawks, Wednesday.
WATERLOO — The Columbus Catholic softball team saw its season come to an end with a 9-5 loss to the Alburnett Pirates, Wednesday.
Softball ace Taylor Kvale made what is likely her last home appearance in a Wolverines jersey and went out in style with a walk-off grand slam.
Photos from Dike-New Hartford softball against Jesup in the Class 2A regional quarterfinal at Dike on Wednesday. The Wolverines defeated the J-Hawks 13-2.
The Assumption Knights softball team shut out the Anamosa Blue Raiders, 10-0, in the Class 3A regional game Wednesday.
The North Scott Lady Lancers defeated the Muscatine Muskies, 6-1, in their first of two games Tuesday.
Wapsie Valley advanced to the next round of Class 2A Region 6 softball bracket after beating Hudson 4-0.
The game was called in the bottom of the fifth inning, but not before both teams put in a combined 22 hits and 23 runs. Jesup looked to expand their 14-9 lead with loaded bases and no outs when lightning struck. For their part, Denver managed to work a 10-run deficit into four after a pair of two-out rallies in the second and fourth inning.
The Columbus Catholic Sailors are the conference champions in North Iowa Cedar League- Central Division softball, after a clutch home run by catcher Katie Ruden put them past Dike-New Hartford, 4-3.
Two of the best softball teams in the North Iowa Cedar League -- Dike-New Hartford and Columbus Catholic -- squared off in Waterloo Monday night in a doubleheader.
Photos from Cedar Falls softball against Clarksville on Friday, June 24 in Gilbertville.
The Cedar Falls Tigers are undefeated in metro softball after a hit-heavy second inning and a shutout performance helped them sweep Waterloo East 14-2 and 9-0 in a doubleheader.
Assumption senior pitcher Bella Nigey has been on a roll this last week as she picked up two more wins and did not allow a hit in a doubleheader sweep of Davenport North on Thursday night.
Junior Aalonna Ford had a strong showing throughout the night, going four-for-seven in the batter’s box with four doubles and three RBIs. Meanwhile, the sweep comes after East won its first game of the season Tuesday on the road at Iowa City West.
The Bettendorf Bulldog softball team defeated the North Scott Lancers, 6-1, in their second game of the evening at Bettendorf High School.
Solid pitching from Emily Rigdon and Navy Clark aided Bettendorf softball to a doubleheader sweep over North Scott on Wednesday. The losses were the first for the Lady Lancers in MAC play this season.