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07/10/2018 - 11:11am
CLARKSVILLE — Inning by inning as Clarksville was unable to score, the window of opportunity for the Indians slowly inched to a close. Janesville seized on its lone chance and upset the defending state runner-up, 1-0, to deny the Indians, ranked fifth in the final Class 1A poll, another shot at state. For a young team that graduates only one player from this year’s team, it still...
07/10/2018 - 11:08am
GRUNDY CENTER – A pair of unearned runs proved to be the difference in this Class 1A District 4 baseball opener as Clarksville ended its season to Grundy Center, 3-1, on Saturday, July 7. The Indians started out on top against the Spartans as Chris Behrends led off the game with a triple and scored on a balk in the first. Grundy Center,...
07/10/2018 - 11:06am
ALLISON – North Butler’s baseball team started out the season hot and it looks like the Bearcats are heading into the post-season on a hot streak, too. Coach Travis Miller’s team went into Tuesday’s Class 1A District 5 game against AGWSR with a 10-9 record after posting a 13-4 win over Hampton-Dumont, which fell to 10-15...
07/08/2018 - 7:20pm
CLARKSVILLE — A year ago, Ainsley Lovrien was just hitting for Clarksville’s state runner-up team.   Now a sophomore, she fields the third base position well, too.   And on Friday, July 6, she collected the first hit and scored the only run Clarksville really needed in a 2-0 win over BGM to advance to the Class 1A Region 3...
07/02/2018 - 10:47am
ALLISON — North Butler head baseball coach Travis Miller said he wasn’t expecting to have Kane Allison pitch as much as he did against Belmond-Klemme on Friday, June 29. But with starter Beau Thompson’s shoulder hurting after just two innings, Allison did a good job on the mound in relief. It was just one bad inning he ran into...
07/02/2018 - 10:45am
ALLISON — A fan in the bleachers supporting first Allison, then Allison-Bristow and eventually North Butler softball, the Bearcats honored Esther Boomgarden on Friday, June 29. A fixture in the crowd since the 1960s, North Butler’s team honored her before blowing out Belmond-Klemme, 12-0, in three innings. “She’s been...
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