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Today's Sports

  • Creston alum gives back to SWIA

    Trevor Connor, a Mental Conditioning Specialist from Houston, is giving back to southwest Iowa, one camp at a time.
    “Southwest Iowa means a lot to me,” Connor said. “I grew up in Creston, and Stanton is a special place to me for many reasons.

  • Vikings defeat Knights; lead...

    The Corner Conference baseball showdown was held in Tabor last Monday with the Stanton Vikings earning a win over the co-leader of the conference to rank number one, solo.
    Fremont-Mills and Stanton each held a 6-1 conference record heading into the game.
    The Knights took advantage of a scoreless first frame from the Vikings, and scored four runs to take an early lead, which it held through the second inning.
    The Vikings scored one run in the top of the third when Tyler Peterson was walked with bases loaded, scoring Noah Kammerer.

  • Two homers not enough for Tigers...

    What was scheduled to be a busy week for Red Oak ball teams turned into a week of postponed and cancelled games.
    In softball, Monday’s double-header at Glenwood was moved to Wednesday due to inclement weather, and moved again to Wednesday, June 27, at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
    The scheduled game with Sidney was postponed until Friday, June 29, at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m., and the double-header with Denison-Schleswig at home on Thursday, ended in a postponed game at a date yet-to-be-decided, and a called loss for Red Oak with six completed innings.

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  • Tiger BB falls to errors; SB...

    The Red Oak Tigers hosted Shenandoah last Tuesday, with both teams falling short to the maroon.
    “We didn’t make plays early, got down a couple runs, and didn’t respond very well,” Tigers coach Mark Erickson said. “There is continued improvement on offense as we are seeing extended at bats and hard hit balls right at defenders. Those things don’t always show up in the scorebook.”
    The Tigers fell 10-2 with Cole Carlson and Colton Kinnison scoring the runs for the team.

  • Timberwolves SB rolls over...

    The Southwest Valley Timberwolves softball team defeated the Stanton Viqueens 15-5 in five innings last Monday.
    “They [Stanton] came out and got four runs in the first inning, and then we settled in pretty good, only allowing one more run in the second inning,” Timberwolves coach Tara Miller said.
    SWV had a big second inning, getting nine runs.

  • Red Oak Tigers complete sweep...

    The Red Oak ball clubs had a busy week last week, and started it off with a clean sweep in Corning against the Southwest Valley Timberwolves.
    The Tigers picked up their second win of the season with an 11-3 victory.
    Jake Echternach recorded the win, beginning the game on the mound. Echternach gave up one hit, walked three, and struck out three batters.
    Garrett Couse pitched two innings of relief, and Colton Kinnison finished out the game.
    The Tigers tallied eleven hits on the night, led by Mitch Johnson, who was three for five with two doubles.

  • Vikings win all three; Viqueens...

    The Stanton Vikings stomped East Mills 12-2 in conference action last week.
    The Vikings, coming off of their first loss of the season, were down 2-1 at the bottom of the second before opening up the offense in the third and never looking back.
    Donnie Weis recorded the win for the Vikes going five innings from the mound and striking out eight Wolverines in the process.
    Drake Johnson pitched one inning of relief striking out two.
    Johnson paced the Vikes going three of three at bat including a home run.

  • Walker, Streicher earn runner-up...

    The dynamic doubles unseeded team of Sophie Walker and Syd Streicher of Red Oak fought to upset the number three seed team of Cecily Johnson/Bronwyn Metcalf of Pella to advance to the second round of doubles action at the Class 1A doubles tennis state meet last Wednesday in Waterloo.
    WalkerStreicher/ won 2-1 with set scores of 0-6, 6-4, 6-4.

  • Griswold sisters each homer in...