High School

  • East Mills completes regular season sweep of Stanton

    STANTON — The East Mills Wolverines softball team shutout the Stanton Viqueens 5-0 Friday night in Anderson Park, completing a regular season sweep.

    East Mills scored all five of its runs in the third and fourth inning to ensure the victory via shutout.

    “We haven’t had a shutout since I’ve been here,” East Mills softball coach Jeff Laughlin said.

  • Tigers fall short versus H-10 foes

     RED OAK — The Red Oak softball team fell short in defeating the Shenandoah Fillies last Tuesday at the Red Oak Complex 12-5.

    Shenandoah scored two runs in the first inning to jump out to a 2-0 lead. One was scored on a passed ball, while the other while the other crossed the plate after Jordan Major reached base via error.

    Red Oak loaded the bases with two outs in the first and had the opportunity to score, but weren’t able to capitalize.

  • Red Oak falls short versus Shen

     RED OAK — The Red Oak Tigers baseball team was shutout in five innings last Tuesday at Legion Park, losing 12-0 to heated rival Shenandoah.

    The Mustangs scored early thanks to three runs in the first inning. 

    They added three each in the second and third, two in the fourth and one more in the fifth to ensure the win via the mercy rule.

    Carlos Guerra and Eddie Perez had the only hits for the Tigers. 

  • Sports Calendar: June 20

    The summer sports season continues into the weekend with plenty of games lined up for Friday night. The forecast for Friday evening will be warm with temperatures in the upper 80s, possibly lower 90s. However, there isn't much of a chance for rain until after midnight.

    Both Red Oak teams will be in action but on the road. The softball team heads to Kuemper Catholic for a JV/varsity doubleheader against Kuemper Catholic, while the baseball team heads to Atlantic for a JV/varsity doubleheader. Both doubleheaders start at 5:30 p.m. with JV.

  • Sports Calendar: June 17

    With temperatures expected to reach the 90s today, the summer portion of the sports season continues for Tuesday.

    The big games will be taking place in Red Oak as both softball and baseball are home for JV/varsity doubleheaders. Softball will be at the Sports Complex, while baseball is back at Legion Park as both take on Shenandoah.

    The action starts at 5:30 p.m. with baseball JV and baseball starts afterward.

    UPDATE: The softball game between Red Oak and Shenandoah starts at 5:30 p.m. with varsity. JV will follow afterward.

  • Red Oak coed basketball skills camp set for July

     The Montgomery County Family YMCA, in partnership with the City of Red Oak Park and Tree Board, will be offering a Coed Skills Basketball Camp. This camp is open to youth that will have completed Kindergarten-11th grade during the current school year.

    The camp will be under the direction of ROHS boys head coach Theo Fundermann and assistant coach Dan Pollock. The camp will focus on the fundamental skills of basketball - dribbling, passing and shooting. 

  • Tigers fall short at state coeds

     DES MOINES — Both Red Oak tennis doubles teams fell short of reaching the semifinals during last Tuesday’s 2014 Class 1A state coed tennis meet in Des Moines.

    The pairing of Kate Walker and Jordan Nelson was eliminated in the quarterfinals when they lost to Dubuque Wahlert’s Courtney Schneider and Jackson Takes in three sets. Schneider and Takes won the first set 6-3. 

    Walker and Nelson rallied to win the second set 6-4 and force the third set tiebreaker. 

  • SWV splits softball week

     The Southwest Valley softball team finished the week 2-2, thanks to wins over Red Oak and East Union last week.

    The most recent win came Thursday night when they defeated East Union 17-11 in Afton.

    Southwest Valley gave up six runs in the second inning, losing their 5-2 lead. They recovered though with seven runs in the fourth and four more in the fifth inning.

  • Vikings fall late at home versus Sidney

     STANTON — A four run seventh inning dashed Stanton’s hopes of defeating Sidney Friday night as they lost 7-3 at Anderson Park.

    The game was tied 3-3 entering the final inning as Sidney quickly took the lead thanks to a RBI hit by Jacob Cain.

    Cain later scored on a passed ball.

    Connor Nenneman provided insurance runs for Sidney with a multi-RBI double.

  • Timberwolves’ baseball skid continues

     MARTENSDALE— The Southwest Valley baseball team lost its most recent conference game Friday night to Martensdale-St. Marys 10-0 in five innings.

    With a 4-3 lead entering the fifth, Martensdale-St. Marys posted two runs to win via the mercy rule.

    The Blue Devils quickly jumped out to a 4-0 lead after one inning. They scored another run in the second and three more in the third.

    Southwest Valley was held to four hits in the loss.