Today's Local Sports

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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IMS Soccer Falls to No. 15 West Liberty

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

Tuesday’s gamewas the first round of the postseason for the Iowa Mennonite School boys’ soccer team as they traveled to West Liberty to take on the No.15 ranked Comets.

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West Branch Sweeps Mid-Prairie in Doubleheader

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

In their season opening double header last night, the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk baseball team (0-2) fell to West Branch.

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Demons Host Sub-District Clash with Bloodhounds

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Washington’s Andres Gutierrez (left) attempts to head in a free kick in Thursday’s Southeast Conference clash with Fairfield. Gutierrez leads the Demons with six goals scored so far this spring. Photo by KCII’s Nate Gonner.

The postseason run for the Demon boys’ soccer team (3-10 overall; 0-8 Southeast) begins at the friendly confides of Washington High School against a familiar adversary.

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Beatty Competes in Memorial Day Races

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Alijah Beatty (center, white gloves) competes in the St. Louis Criterium earlier this spring. Beatty recorded three top 10 finishes during the competitive cycling circuit this weekend across eastern Iowa. Photo by Mark Beatty

A 16-year old Washington girl spent her Memorial Day weekend competitively biking all over eastern Iowa.

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Demon Girls’ Golf Competes in Regional Tournament

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Washington freshman Sarah Nacos lines up for a putt during competition at the Washington Golf and Country Club on April 21. Photo by KCII’s Nate Gonner.

The girls’ golf champions of the Southeast Conference are battling for an extra week of competition this morning in Cedar Rapids.

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Mid-Prairie to Take On Spartans in First Game of Postseason

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Postseason soccer has started and the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys’ soccer team (8-6) is getting set as they travel to Solon to take on the Spartans (10-8).

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Mid-Prairie Baseball Steps to the Plate to Begin in West Branch

Posted: Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Baseball season is upon us as the Mid-Prairie boys’ baseball team is set for a doubleheader tonight taking on the West Branch Bears.

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IMS Soccer Set for Postseason Play Against the Comets

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Iowa Mennonite School boys soccer team will be starting their  postseason with a game at West Liberty tomorrow versus the Comets.

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