Softball

Advisory committee proposes mandatory facemasks

The softball advisory committee for the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union is recommending that the state consider mandating facemasks fo ... »

Drahozal picks Upper Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS — Xavier High School all-state pitcher Erin Drahozal has committed to play softball at Upper Iowa University.

Drah ... »

Starting early a key to success

From eighth-grade varsity players to sophomore all-staters. That’s been the path for Alburnett catcher Maddison Volesky and shortstop ... »

Lowary, DCG deny Solon

FORT DODGE — No what-ifs. No should-haves.

The Solon Spartans simply got beat.

“We got beat, and we got beat bad,& ... »

State softball schedule & scores

2014 STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

At Rogers Sports Complex, Fort Dodge

FRIDAY

Class 1A Third-Place

Ackley AGWSR 9, Mart ... »

Highland settles for 4th

FORT DODGE — Woodbury Central jumped to a 5-0 lead and banged out 13 hits in an 8-3 win over Highland in the Class 2A third-place gam ... »

Akron-Westfield ends Kee’s run

FORT DODGE — Don’t look at 12-1. Look at the big picture.

“In two years, we went from absolutely nothing to somet ... »

Solon slams Carlisle, 7-3

FORT DODGE — She heard her teammate, and she knew.

She approached her coach, and she cried.

“I saw (Solon Coach) J ... »

EBF snaps Highland’s streak

FORT DODGE — The No. 1 team gave a performance unworthy of its ranking, atypical of itself.

Too many errors, not enough clutch ... »

Kee’s amazing journey continues

FORT DODGE — The secret’s out.

In the most remote corner of northeast Iowa resides a remarkable softball transformation. ... »

State softball schedule & scores

2014 STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

At Rogers Sports Complex, Fort Dodge

THURSDAY

Class 1A Semifinals

Lansing Kee 3, Ackl ... »

J-Hawks finally score, earn 7th place in 5A

FORT DODGE — It took 20 innings, but Cedar Rapids Jefferson was able to get on the board.

And that made the J-Hawks winners in ... »

Solon’s White believes coaching days are numbered

FORT DODGE — The clock of fatherhood, Jim White understands, is ticking. And it’s not about to slow down any time soon.

... »

State softball schedule & scores

2014 STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

At Rogers Sports Complex, Fort Dodge

WEDNESDAY

Class 5A Consolation

Semifinal — ... »

Dramatic turnaround continues as Kee advances to semifinals

FORT DODGE, Iowa -- Ellie Heiderscheit has seen plenty of losing. In her first two years on the Kee softball team, the Hawks won five games total. ... »

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