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High School

  • Essex wallops Nishnabotna to stay in Corner race

     ESSEX — Every win is important in the Corner Conference, and that certainly was the case for the Essex Trojanettes Friday night.

    Essex (6-4) defeated Nishnabotna 14-2 to stay right in the hunt for the Corner Conference title.

    Essex won the game in three innings, scoring four runs each in the first two and six in the third to get the win.

  • Griswold claims runner-up at home softball tournament

    GRISWOLD — The Griswold softball team finished second at their home tournament Saturday.

    Griswold (12-12 overall, 5-8 conference) lost the championship game 8-5 to Exira-EHK at the Griswold High School softball field.

    Exira-EHK got on the board early with three runs in the second and one more in the third to take a 4-0 lead. With three more in the top of the fifth, Exira-EHK appeared to be on its way to a win by taking a 7-0 lead.

  • Southwest Valley struggles continue

     CORNING — The struggles continue for the Southwest Valley baseball team after their 19-0 loss Friday night at home on senior night versus Pleasantville.

    The difference in the game was the fourth inning when the Trojans scored 11 runs.

    Clint Mullen had the only hit of the game for Southwest Valley as he went 1-for-1.

  • Sports Calendar: June 19

    We have another busy day ahead on the sports calendar as the weekend is finally here.

    Both Red Oak baseball and softball will be home Friday evening for varsity doubleheaders. The baseball team will be busy at Legion Park as they host Atlantic. The Trojans will be the home team for game two of the doubleheader. The action starts at the baseball field at 3:30 p.m. with the junior varsity game, followed by varsity at 5:30 and 7:30.

  • Sports Calendar: June 18

    We have another busy day on the sports calendar with lots of softball and baseball action scheduled.

    The Red Oak baseball team returns to action Thursday evening as they travel back to Carroll to complete the second game of a doubleheader that was postponed May 29. The game is scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. start at the Carroll Baseball Stadium.

    The Stanton baseball and softball teams are heading to the same location for Thursday as they play doubleheaders against Bedford. The first game is scheduled for a 6 p.m. start.

  • Sports Calendar: June 17

    Here's a look at the area baseball and softball games taking place for Wednesday.

    The Red Oak softball team hits the road once again as they play a JV/varsity doubleheader in Council Bluffs versus Abraham Lincoln. The doubleheader starts at 5:30 p.m.

    Both Stanton teams play make-up games for Wednesday evening. The baseball team goes on the road as they play Lenox. It will be just varsity as they play at 6 p.m. The softball team will be home as they host Southwest Valley. Varsity will play first at 6 p.m.

  • Sports Calendar: June 16

    The summer sports season continues on for this Tuesday. The best news for this Tuesday is that there is no rain in the forecast. There will be lots of sunshine with temperatures around 80.

    Both the Red Oak baseball and softball teams will be in action for Tuesday evening. They travel south to take on Shenandoah as part of a JV/varsity doubleheader starting at 5:30 p.m. at Sportsman Park.

    In Corner Conference action, East Mills will be home as they host Fremont-Mills. The softball varsity game will start first at 5:30 p.m.

  • Trojanettes score big in win over East Mills

     MALVERN — In their only game of the week, the Essex Trojanettes won big over East Mills, 20-10, in five innings last Monday at the East Mills High School softball field.

    The Wolverines tried to close the gap, scoring seven runs in the process, but it wasn’t enough as Essex got the win via the 10-run mercy rule.

  • Tigers tennis season ends at state coed

     DES MOINES — The Red Oak tennis season came to an end last Tuesday as neither of their doubles placed at the coed state doubles tournament.

    The team of Grace Blomstedt and Weston Rolenc reached the second round, but the team of Kathrine Crosby and Sean Baldwin of Assumption defeated them 6-3 and 6-1.

  • Montgomery County YMCA accepting sign-ups for 2015 Tiger Football Camp

     The Montgomery County Family YMCA and the City of Red Oak Park & Tree Board are sponsoring the 2015 Tiger Football Camp. The camp is open to all interested students that are entering 3rd through 12th grade this upcoming school year. 

    The Tiger Football Camp will be under the direction of Red Oak High School Varsity Football Coach Barry Bower and his assistants.