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High School

  • 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. 

  • Tigers fall short versus Clarinda and CAM

     RED OAK — The Red Oak baseball team continues to struggle getting ballgames in for the season.

    While everyone else in the Hawkeye 10 conference has played at least six games, the Tigers have only played four. Rain outs have been the primary culprit for the Tigers.

    Red Oak (1-3) lost its only home game of the week last Tuesday at Legion Park when Red Oak gave up three runs in the top of the seventh to lose to the Clarinda Cardinals 8-7.

  • SWV gets win over Nodaway Valley

     The Southwest Valley softball team scored its lone win of the week last Tuesday when they beat Nodaway Valley 4-3.

    The Timberwolves jumped out to a 4-0 lead thanks to a four-run third inning. Nodaway Valley came close to tying it in the bottom of the seventh, but fell a run shy.

    Ashtyn Grossnickle had the highlight by going 2-for-3 with a run scored and two stolen bases.

  • Tigers split doubleheader with St. Albert

     RED OAK — The Red Oak softball team scored its third win of the season when they split a varsity doubleheader with the St. Albert Saintes Friday night.

    Red Oak (3-13) won the second game 4-2. The win came after the Tigers lost game one 4-0.

    “I was very pleased. We came out and competed, especially after a tough hard loss in that first game,” Red Oak softball coach Tristin Johnson said. “It definitely was nice to see us re-focus and get the win.”

  • Stanton makes light work of Nishnabotna in softball

     STANTON — It was never very close. The Viqueens scored 20 first run innings to defeat the Nishnabotna Blue Devils 22-1 in three innings last Monday at Anderson Park.

    Stanton scored more than a dozen runs in the first before Nishnabotna could even record the first out.

    Lauren Stephens got the ball rolling early when she hit a two-RBI single that scored Logan Wagg and Heidi Vanderholm.

  • Griswold rebounds with win against CAM

     GRISWOLD — The Griswold softball team got back on track last Tuesday when they defeated CAM 7-1.

    The win came the day after Griswold was swept in a doubleheader against Logan-Magnolia.

    The Tigers recorded 10 hits as they scored all seven of their runs in three of the first four innings, including four in the second to take a 4-1 lead.

  • UPDATED: Sports Calendar: June 12

    We do have a couple of postponements. The Stanton-Sidney doubleheader has been postponed. The baseball game will be played June 16, while the softball game will be played July 3.

    The Essex/Fremont-Mills softball and baseball doubleheader has also been postponed. The games have been re-scheduled for June 23.

    The East Mills baseball game at Clarinda Academy has also been postponed. No make-up date has been announced.