Today's Local Sports

Mid-Prairie Girls Basketball Camp Wraps Up Today

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Today is the final day of the Mid-Prairie girls basketball camp hosted by Golden Hawk coaching staff and players at Tim Grady Gymnasium in Wellman.

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Peterschmidt Competes in USA Wrestling Event

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2016 at 7:00 am
Mid-Prairie wrestler Visouth Peterschmidt recently competed at the USA Wrestling Junior Greco Roman National Tournament in Fargo, North Dakota.

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Lone Tree Trio Earn All-District Baseball Honors

Posted: Thursday, August 4th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Postseason honors continue to accumulate for three juniors on the Lone Tree Lions baseball team (11-13 overall).

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Harris Excited for Opportunity to Lead Demon Defense

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 7:01 am

James Harris looks on during Washington’s Heroes Night Football game last fall versus the Clear Creek Amana Clippers. Photo by Susan Harshman/Washington Demon Football.

A Washington alum is assuming a major role on the Demon football coaching staff this season.

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McCain Participates at USA Junior Wrestling Event

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 7:00 am

Soon to be senior Mid-Prairie wrestler Duncan McCain participated in the USA Wrestling Junior National Duals this July in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Golden Hawks Help River Valley South with Sweep

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 7:00 am

In the River Valley Conference Senior Softball All-Star game Monday night in Wilton, it was the South division that claimed a pair of victories over the North in a doubleheader.

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Hora, Adamson Represent Highland on All-State Softball Team

Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 7:00 am

The two upperclassmen on this year’s Highland Huskies softball team (20-10 overall) earned high praise from coaches statewide.

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Washington’s Quarterback Reighard Healthy Entering Junior Season

Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 7:01 am

Washington junior Ryan Reighard takes one final look at his wrist band before snapping the ball in the Demons’ first round playoff game versus the Solon Spartans. Photo courtesy of Susan Harshman/Washington Demon Football.

A record breaking season for Washington quarterback Ryan Reighard came to an abrupt end last fall in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs.

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Wertz Competes at Finkbine

Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 7:00 am

Recent Mid-Prairie graduate Allyson Wertz golfed over the weekend in the Iowa Women’s State Amateur Event, sponsored by the Iowa PGA at Finkbine golf course in Iowa City.

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W-MU Baseball Earns Multiple All-Conference Honors

Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 7:00 am

A six-win season culminated in multiple postseason honors for members of the Winfield-Mount Union Wolves baseball team (6-15 overall).

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Iowa Mennonite Offering Free Sports Physicals

Posted: Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 7:00 am

To get ready for the upcoming sports season Iowa Mennonite School is offering free sports physicals Monday, August 8th at 6p.m.

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Demons’ Offensive Line Returns Several Starters

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 7:00 am

Washington quarterback Ryan Reighard (No.1) follows his offensive line during a designed run play during the Demons’ senior night game versus the Mount Pleasant Panthers. Photo courtesy of Susan Harshman/Washington Demon Football.

In 10 games last season, the Washington Demon football team amassed nearly 4,000 yards of total offense and scored 44 touchdowns during a 7-3 campaign.

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Kral and Rath Compete in Senior Conference Spotlight

Posted: Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks will be represented by two players in tonight’s River Valley Conference Senior All-Star game tonight in Wilton.

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McBeth Accepts Assistant Basketball Job at University of Illinois-Springfield

Posted: Sunday, July 31st, 2016 at 7:00 am

A WACO alum will continue his basketball coaching career this winter in the state of Illinois.

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Washington Football Players to Train at Camp Dodge

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 7:01 am

Starting this week, the Washington Demon football team will get a taste of what life is like for members of our nation’s military.

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Showalter Guides USA U17 Team to Gold

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Mid-Prairie alumni and former Golden Hawk head boys basketball coach Don Showalter, recently captured a gold medal at the International Federation of Basketball World Championships in Spain.

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Golden Hawk Cross Country Takes Training Trip

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Head Coach Mark Hostetler and the Mid-Prairie boys and girls cross country teams are taking a trip out of state next week. The Hawks will travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin to train on the campus of the University of Wisconsin Parkside. The group will leave on Sunday, stay in the dorms and train. Hostetler said the highlights of the trip include time on the beach, a trip to the Wisconsin Dells, training, team building and a demonstration from a water skiing team.The Mid-Prairie Cross Country teams will return to the area late next week.

Four Keota Baseball Players Named to All-SICL Team

Posted: Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Achieving their first double-digit win season in five years, the Keota Eagle baseball team (11-11 overall) received a handful of all-conference honors from the coaches of the South Iowa Cedar League.

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Wood Joins Iowa Baseball Team After Health Scare

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 7:01 am

A medical scare eight months ago has turned into the opportunity of a lifetime for one Washington Demon alum.

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Multiple Sigourney Softball Players Named to All-SICL Team

Posted: Friday, July 29th, 2016 at 7:00 am

Finishing one game short of the state tournament for a second straight year, the Sigourney Savage softball team (16-12) collected several postseason awards from the South Iowa Cedar League.

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