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Demon Softball Wins Pair of Tournament Games

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 7:01 am

A pair of stellar pitching performances helped the Washington Demon softball team (4-21 overall) double their win total for the season.

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Demons Meet Chiefs on Baseball Diamond for First Time in 2015

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 7:01 am

Normally, the Washington Demon baseball team would have seen every Southeast Conference foe at least once by this time in the season.

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Beatty Tops Field in National Criterium Race

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Washington cyclist Alijah Beatty (second from the right) competes in the La Crosse Criterium in March. Photo courtesy of Mark Beatty.

A Washington teenager is returning to the Midwest as the top criterium racer in the nation in her age division.

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Golden Hawks Face Wildcats in Durant

Posted: Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk baseball and softball teams are embarking on an early week road trip this afternoon.

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Highland, Mid-Prairie Softball Teams Ranked in Latest IGHSAU Poll

Posted: Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Two Washington County softball teams are among the best softball squads in the state for another week. The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) released their latest softball rankings poll on Friday afternoon.

The Highland Huskies (13-2) remained the top team in Class 2A after playing just one game during the week, a 9-1 triumph over the Iowa Mennonite School. Another busy week of action is scheduled for the Huskies, starting Monday with a Southeast Iowa Super Conference bout against the Louisa-Muscatine Falcons at Highland High School. Highland is scheduled to play at Winfield-Mount Union Tuesday, at No. 7 Wapello on Wednesday, and finish the week with a doubleheader on Thursday, traveling to Lone Tree to face the Lions at 10 a.m. and hosting the Pekin Panthers at 7 p.m. in Riverside.

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks (18-8) stayed among the top 15 teams in Class 3A, coming into the week as the eighth best team. The Golden Hawks have three regular season games scheduled this week including: a River Valley Conference doubleheader at Durant on Monday and a non-conference battle versus the Cedar Rapids Prairie Hawks Wednesday in Cedar Rapids.

The Wapello Arrows (17-4) are also in this weeks rankings, entering the week the seventh best team in Class 2A. The Arrows also have an eventful week, beginning with hosting the Lone Tree Lions on Monday evening. They are also scheduled to travel to Pekin on Tuesday, and host the No. 1 Highland Huskies on Wednesday.

Demons Baseball Receives Postseason Assignment

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) has finished assigning their postseason groupings for Classes 3A and 4A.

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Lone Tree Facing Springville in Postseason Opener

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Lone Tree Lion softball team (6-15) will spend their postseason run traveling across the state.

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Demon Baseball Recieves Substate Grouping

Posted: Saturday, June 27th, 2015 at 6:29 am

The Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) has finished assigning their postseason groupings for Classes 3A and 4A.

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Demon Baseball Traveling to Mediapolis

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 7:02 am

The Washington Demon baseball team (5-10 overall) resumes regular season play this evening in Des Moines County.

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Bullettes Down IMS on Softball Diamond

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 7:01 am

A late game offensive explosion hindered the Iowa Mennonite School softball team (1-14 overall) Thursday evening.

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Three Area Softball Teams Placed in Class 1A Region 5 Bracket

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Three KCII area softball teams have been put in the same Class 1A postseason bracket.

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IMS begins regional play on the road

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School girls softball team will begin state tournament play on the road.

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Columbus Softball Facing Regals in Regional Opener

Posted: Friday, June 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The postseason opener for the Columbus Wildcat softball team (8-7 overall) will take place in Iowa City.

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Athlete of the Week

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 12:00 pm

KCII Sports has selected Mid-Prairie junior softball player Emma Troyer as the Hedge Above Lawncare Athlete of the Week.

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Demon Softball to Face Fairfield in Postseason Opener

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 7:01 am

A familiar foe awaits the Washington Demon softball team (2-17) when the postseason tournament begins next month.

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Mid-Prairie Learns Regional Opponent

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks (17-7) have learned who their opening round opponent will be in the state softball tournament.

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Local Hoop Stars Playing in Prime Time Basketball League

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Two KCII local basketball players have chosen to test their skills against a collection of college basketball talent.

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Highland Earns Top Regional Seed in Class 2A

Posted: Thursday, June 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The number one team in Class 2A has been given a top seed for next month’s postseason tournament.

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Panthers Down Demons on Softball Diamond

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 7:01 am

The first round of conference games is now in the books for the Washington Demon softball team (2-19 overall).

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Top Rated Huskies Too Much for Iowa Mennonite School Softball

Posted: Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 7:01 am

In their first game since being anointed the top team in Class 2A, the Highland Huskies (13-2 overall) continued their stellar mid season play.

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