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(8/3) Jefferson County Downed By Davenport Northwest And South Dallas In Basebal


The Jefferson County 9 and 10 year old All-Stars fell to Davenport Northwest 12-2 Friday and against South Dallas 13-3 Saturday during the Little League state baseball tournament at Davenport. They finished with a pool play record of 2 and 5. Davenport Northwest won the championship contest over North Scott 9-3 yesterday as they were 8 and 0 overall including a 12-2 pool competition win last Thursday over North Scott, the only other loss that squad had through 8 games.

(7/31) Jefferson County Baseball Team Beats Mahaska American


Jefferson County rolled over Mahaska American 12-5 in the 9 and 10 year old Little League State Baseball tournament yesterday at Davenport. They have a 2 and 3 pool play record with the next game scheduled against Davenport Northwest starting at 11 this morning. 

(7/31) Davis County Falls In State Baseball


The Davis County baseball team dropped a 4 inning 20-1 Class 2A state semifinal game against Clear Lake last night at Des Moines. The 20 runs including 10 in the top of the 1st and winning margin set summer state tournament records. Jacob Jones finished 1 of 1 and Stone Sample went 1 of 2 as they each had a single during the 2nd. Saban Goodson was the starting pitcher and took the loss. Mathew Hopkins, Nick Slayton, Bryce Vinyard and Coleson Whisler also went to the mound. Overall they allowed 13 hits, 14 earned runs and fanned one batter. 

The 2nd seeded Mustangs ended up 26 and 8. Number 3 seed Clear Lake is 29 and 11

(7/30) Mackenzie McClure Of Fairfield Is1st Team All-State Selection


Fairfield senior 3rd baseman Mackenzie McClure was named a Class 4A 1st Team All-State softball player this year. The Trojans sophomore outfielder Brynna Bowman is on the 2nd Team. Ottumwa senior Kassidi Henderson made the Class 5A 2nd Team. Ashtyn Drish a Fairfield freshman got 3rd team recognition. Area girls receiving Honorable Mention in Class 1A include:
Cardinal
Senior Alexis Adam
Juniors Lindsey Davis, Lexi Fullenkamp and Jessie McElderry
Van Buren
​Junior Taylor Murguia

(7/30) Fairfield And Van Buren Represented On Baseball All-Academic List


The Iowa Baseball Coaches Association announced the 29th All-Academic players for the most recent season. Narendra Martin of Fairfield and Van Buren's Brandon Plecker and Garrett Saunders made the 1st Team. They will be honored Saturday August 8th during the All-Star banquet in Clinton, Iowa. Noah Whitten of Van Buren was a 2nd Team selection.

(7/30) Jefferson County Baseball Team Defeated By North Scott


Jefferson County lost a 5 inning 14-4 game to North Scott in the 9 and 10 year Little League Baseball State tournament last evening at Davenport. The All-Stars face Mahaska American at 1 this afternoon. They are now 1 and 3 during the pool play competition that will determine the championship contest on Sunday.

(7/20) Pekin Tops Keota But Falls To Lone Tree In Baseball


The Pekin baseball team took a 13-5 Class 1A district semifinal win over host Keota Friday night. Cole Reighard paced the 11 hit attack going 4 of 4 including a homer and double. Ryan Swanson ended up 2 of 2 hammering a pair of round trippers. Jake Huff went 3 of 4, all were doubles. Each of them drove in 3 runs and scored 3 times. Trever Northup was 1 of 3 with a double and 2 runs batted in. Tyler Copeland got the win throwing the final 5 innings, fanned a batter, gave up 5 hits and 3 runs. Starter Drew Wells went 2 innings, allowed one hit