Today's Local Sports

Late Inning Errors Doom Demons in Cedar Rapids

Posted: Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 7:01 am

Everything looked to be in place for the Washington Demons baseball team (5-13 overall) to earn their second non conference victory of the season Wednesday evening.

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Huskies Down Arrows for SEISC North Lead

Posted: Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 am

A battle of top 10 ranked Southeast Iowa Super Conference North teams took place Wednesday evening in Riverside.

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Demon Softball Ends Conference Season in Mount Pleasant

Posted: Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 am

The Washington Demon softball team (4-25 overall) has two more chances to earn their first Southeast Conference victory.

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Mid-Prairie Baseball Leaders

Posted: Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 am

For the Mid-Prairie (11-10) baseball team it’s been a very streaky season.

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Registrations Being Accepted for Curt Jensen Memorial Golf Tournament

Posted: Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 at 7:01 am

An annual golf tournament in memory of a former Washington teacher is set for later this month.

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Trojans Complete Season Sweep of Demons in Softball

Posted: Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 at 7:00 am

Late inning rallies continued to hurt the Washington Demon softball season (4-25 overall) Tuesday evening.

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Mid-Prairie Girls Among State Leaders

Posted: Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 at 7:00 am

Two members of the Mid-Prairie softball team (20-10 overall) are among leaders statewide in offensive categories.

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Chiefs Down Demons on Diamond

Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 7:01 am

Early inning offense by the opposition kept the Washington Demon baseball team (5-12 overall) at bay Monday evening.

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Keokuk Holds Washington to Single Run in Doubleheader Sweep

Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Offense was hard to come by Monday evening for the Washington Demon softball team (4-23 overall).

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Mid-Prairie, Mother Nature Split Doubleheader

Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

An excellent pitching performance led the Mid-Prairie (20-10 overall) softball team to a win last night over the Durant Wildcats (22-8 overall) before the second game was washed out by a strong thunderstorm that rolled through before the start of the second game.

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Demons, Huskies Square Off in Cedar Rapids

Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

Two Washington County baseball teams will make the trip to Cedar Rapids tonight.

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Highland Softball Blanks Louisa-Muscatine

Posted: Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 at 7:00 am

The top softball team in Class 2A put together a gem Monday evening.

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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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