Today's Local Sports

Columbus Boys’ Soccer Advances to Substate Final

Posted: Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 7:02 am

Columbus freshman Kevin Rodriguez looks to pass the ball ahead during their game with Highland on April 30. Photo by KCII’s Nate Gonner.

A substate semifinal upset has the Columbus Wildcat boys’ soccer team (8-6 overall) one step away from a return trip to the state tournament.

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Demon Baseball Squares off Against Central Lee

Posted: Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 7:01 am

The early season schedule has the Washington Demon baseball team (0-2 overall) traveling to Donnelson.

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Mid-Prairie Hosts Mount Vernon in Home Opener

Posted: Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie softball team (2-0) will have their home opener tonight as they take on non conference opponent the Mount Vernon Mustangs.

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Mid-Prairie Clashes with Highland in Non Conference Match Up

Posted: Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

After getting swept by the West Branch Bears (2-0) on Tuesday, the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk baseball team (0-2) is looking for their first win of the year as they travel to Highland (1-0) to take on the Huskies.

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Demon Softball Hosts Highland in Home Opener

Posted: Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The home portion of the schedule begins tonight for the Washington Demon softball team (1-0 overall).

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Athlete of the Week

Posted: Thursday, May 28th, 2015 at 12:00 pm

KCII Sports has selected WACO senior track athlete Braden Blake as the Hedge Above Lawncare Athlete of the Week. Listen here for the full interview with Blake.

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Washington Baseball Drops Game in Tiffin

Posted: Thursday, May 28th, 2015 at 7:01 am

For the second straight night, the Washington Demon baseball team relinquished a multiple run lead.

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Demon Softball Powers Past Wildcats

Posted: Thursday, May 28th, 2015 at 7:01 am

An early season offensive explosion helped the Washington Demon softball team (1-0 overall) get their season off on the right foot.

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Keota Baseball Snaps 43-Game Losing Streak

Posted: Thursday, May 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Keota Eagle baseball team huddles after their 17-2 victory over the H-L-V Warriors. The win was the first for the Eagles since July 2012. Contributing photo.

A large losing streak is now history for the Keota Eagle baseball team (1-1 overall; 1-1 SICL).

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Mid-Prairie’s Yoder to Play Baseball at Mount Mercy

Posted: Thursday, May 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Jackson Yoder signing to play baseball for Mount Mercy University. Photo courtesy of Steve Hollan activities director for Mid-Prairie.

Mid-Prairie senior Jackson Yoder may be in his last year playing for the Golden Hawk baseball team, but it won’t be last year playing organized baseball.

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Postseason Run Continues for Columbus Soccer Team

Posted: Thursday, May 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The road back to the state tournament in Des Moines leads the Columbus Wildcats boys’ soccer team (7-6 overall) through West Point this evening.

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Columbus Looking for First Win Heading to Pekin

Posted: Thursday, May 28th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Columbus Community boys’ baseball team (0-1) will have their first test on road this season as they travel to Pekin (1-0) to take on the Panthers tonight.

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Highland Soccer Season Ends in Postseason Opener

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 10:00 am

The best season in program history came to a close Tuesday evening for the Highland Huskies soccer team (10-6 overall).

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Columbus Soccer Advances in Substate Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 10:00 am

The postseason for the Columbus Wildcats boys’ soccer team (7-6 overall) continues tomorrow.

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Demons’ Dominate Regional Tournament, Advance to State

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 7:01 am

A commanding performance has the Washington Demon girls’ golf team playing golf in next week’s state tournament.

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Demon Softball Opens Season in Columbus

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The first road trip of the season will be a short one for the Washington Demon softball team.

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Early Season Errors Doom Demon Baseball in Opener

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 7:00 am

A late inning surge by the opposition dampened the outcome for the Washington Demon baseball team in their home opener Tuesday night.

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Mid-Prairie Takes Both Games at West Branch

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks’ softball team (2-0) stepped up to the plate to start the season yesterday playing in a double header against River Valley Conference opponent the West Branch Bears (0-2).

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Mid-Prairie Goes Down in First Round to Solon

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks boys’ soccer team (8-7) went to Solon (11-8) yesterday as they looked to advance in the postseason.

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Demon Soccer Ends Season in Substate Opener

Posted: Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Washington’s Khaven Wagenknecht fights for possession of the ball during Tuesday’s sub state quarterfinal game versus Fort Madison. Photo by KCII’s Nate Gonner.

A hat trick by one of the best goal scorers in the state proved to be too much for the Washington Demon boys’ soccer team (3-11 overall) to overcome.

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