High School

  • Sports Calendar: June 11 postponements

    We had rainouts for Wednesday night and we have them as well for Thursday.

    Both doubleheaders between Red Oak and St. Albert scheduled for Thursday evening have been postponed. The varsity softball doubleheader will be made up Friday at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. The baseball doubleheader will be made up July 3.

    The Stanton baseball game versus Clarinda Academy has been postponed. No make-up date has been announced.

    The Southwest Valley baseball and softball doubleheader versus East Union has been postponed. No make-up date has been announced.

  • Sports Calendar: June 10

    It's Wednesday and the summer sports season proceeds on as temperatures are expected to reach the 90s once again. There are also chances of showers and thunderstorms in the forecast.

    The Red Oak softball team will be home once again Wednesday as they host Southwest Valley as part of a JV/varsity doubleheader. Red Oak is coming off a 9-3 loss Tuesday night to Clarinda. Meanwhile, Southwest Valley has won two straight after its 4-3 victory Tuesday night at Nodaway Valley. The JV/varsity doubleheader starts at 5:30 p.m.

  • Sports Calendar: June 9

    It's going to be a hot one for Tuesday as the sports action continues. Temperatures are expected to reach the 90s this afternoon, so please stay cool and be careful.

    In Des Moines, the state co-ed tennis tournament kicked off earlier this morning. Red Oak will have competitors at the tournament. It will be the last event of the spring sports season.

    Around here, both Red Oak baseball and softball teams will be in action as they take on Clarinda as part of a JV/varsity doubleheader starting at 5:30 p.m.

  • Shenandoah win a big highlight for Red Oak baseball

     RED OAK — While the season might be young, the Red Oak baseball team has scored a significant highlight win for 2015.

    Red Oak knocked off Shenandoah 5-4 last Monday at Red Oak Legion Park in their home opener. 

    “We had the JVAA kids here tonight and a huge crowd and it couldn’t have been a better ball game,” Red Oak baseball coach Mark Erickson said.

  • Tigers get runner-up finishes at state

     ANKENY — For what is believed to be the first time in school history, the Red Oak girls’ tennis team had finalists in both singles and doubles at Friday’s Class 1A State Tennis Tournament. 

    Kate Walker competed in the singles final for a second straight year, while doubles partners Grace Blomstedt and Micayla Taylor made their first appearance together in the finals.

  • Streicher wins second fight in VFC

    COUNCIL BLUFFS — Former Red Oak High School football player and wrestler Austin Streicher won his second amateur Mixed Martial Arts fight Saturday night as part of the Victory Fighting Championship's Fight Night at Harrah's Stir Cove.

    Streicher (2-0) defeated Erik Rostvet via a split decision. The scores were 29-28, 28-29 and 29-28. The fight was Streicher's second in the VFC promotion.

    Also on the card was James Gilvin, who lost via TKO at the end of round two to Jovani Figueroa.

  • Stanton swept by Fremont-Mills

     TABOR — Both Stanton softball and baseball teams lost on the road Friday night to Fremont-Mills.

    The baseball team lost 6-5 to the Knights. Fremont-Mills scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to get the win.

    Brady Johnson was the top producer for Stanton as he went 2-for-4 with a triple and a run scored. Dustin Isaacson meanwhile went 1-for-4 with a run scored. Reece Anderson had the only other hit in the game.

  • Trojanettes win two of three for the week

     SIDNEY — The Essex Trojanettes are now 4-3 for the season after winning two of three games for the week.

    Their most recent game was Friday night, as they lost 7-6 on the road to Sidney. The Cowgirls scored three runs in the sixth inning to pull away with the victory.

    Essex had a 5-3 lead through two innings and added a sixth run in the fourth.

  • Griswold softball off to 7-3 start for season

     Griswold continue to put together a strong start to their softball season.

    The Tigers scored one win in their only game Saturday at the Southwest Valley tournament when they defeated East Mills 20-4 in four innings.

    After a close first inning, Griswold pulled away and clinched the win, thanks to nine runs in the fourth inning.

    Leading the way was Jackie Rush, who went 2-for-2 with a double, two walks and three runs scored.

  • T’Wolves get first win at home tourney

    CORNING — The Southwest Valley softball team scored its first win of the season during its home tournament Saturday in Corning.

    The Timberwolves got the win by defeating CAM 9-2 in six innings.

    Southwest Valley fell behind 2-0 after one inning, but rallied back thanks to five runs in the fourth inning. Kylie McBride went 3-for-4 with a double, a run scored and an RBI.