The Ottumwa Courier

Sports

April 7, 2013

Bulldogs make strides in close loss

OSKALOOSA — The Ottumwa girls soccer team is still looking for that all-important first win after it fell to Oskaloosa 2-1 Friday.

Even in defeat, Ottumwa girls soccer coach Brett McKenzie saw his team take some steps in the right direction.

“I think, little by little, we’re getting there,” McKinsey said. “Averi Cash had a very good game in goal. They [Oskaloosa] had some shots and rebounds and we did a good job of preventing the ball from going in the net.”

Kathy Lopez provided the Bulldogs with their only goal, as she booted in a penalty kick to tie the match at one in the first half. The Indians, however reclaimed the lead with 32 seconds left in the first half. The Bulldogs suffered from a deficit of shots, as they only managed to get three shots on

the goal in the contest compared to the Indians’ 32 scoring opportunities.

“I think we just need to work on our passes,” McKinsey said. “We need to work on getting open and being able to put some shots in the goal when we get the chance.”

Ottumwa (0-2) plays at Centerville Tuesday.

Oskaloosa 2, Ottumwa 1

OTTU 1 0 — 1

OSKY 2 0 — 2

Scoring Summary

Oskaloosa — Goal.

Ottumwa — Kathy Lopez goal.

Oskaloosa — Goal 39:28.

Ottumwa: Total Shots — 3 (Lopez 2). Total Saves — 26 (Averi Cash 26). Total

Fouls — 6.

Oskaloosa: Total Shots — 32. Total Saves — 1. Total Fouls — 5.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • 0731 OTT Sports Bill Huisman photo Huisman wraps up successful 38-year career at Centerville FAIRFIELD — Sometime later this summer, Bill Huisman will look back on his 38 seasons as Centerville head baseball coach with a big smile. In the immediate aftermath of what proved to be his final game as Big Reds head coach, however, all Huisman wan

    July 30, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0731 OTT Sports Ottumwa Little League photo Ottumwa Little League team ends terrific season OTTUMWA — Chris Becker doesn't think it's sunk in yet. Becker, the coach of the Ottumwa 9-10 Midwest All Stars, said his players have yet to fully grasp the depths of what they've accomplished this season. With time, however, he thinks they will und

    July 30, 2014 1 Photo

  • On Tap Thursday Prep Baseball Class 1A State Semifinals Twin Cedars vs. LeMars Gehlen at Des Moines (Principal Park), 2 p.m.

    July 30, 2014

  • 0730 OTT Sports Ottumwa Babe Ruth 14 All Stars Ottumwa Babe Ruth team dominates at state OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa 14 Babe Ruth All-Stars team bore a striking resemblance to absolute domination at the state tournament in Ottumwa this season."The longest game we had was six innings," Conner Sheehan said. "We still 10-run ruled that team it ju

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0731 OTT Sports Fairfield baseball Hietpas photo Fairfield falls in nine to DCG in state quarterfinals DES MOINES – Becoming the first Fairfield pitcher to start a state tournament game in 35 years didn’t seem to faze Trojan senior pitcher Joseph Hietpas. Neither did the zeroes on the scoreboard that were being posted by his counterpart. Hietpas and D

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0730 OTT Sports Shrine Bowl photo Bulldogs have fun at Shrine Bowl CEDAR FALLS — Ottumwa football coach Zach Pfantz had a blast serving as one of the coaches of the South team at the 42nd Annual Iowa Shrine Bowl at the UNI Dome Saturday. "It was a really awesome and wonderful experience and I was very thankful to ha

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0729 OTT Sports Brok Hopwood mug Three Bulldogs chosen for all-district team OTTUMWA — Three Ottumwa Bulldogs and a slew of Twin Cedars players were selected for their respective Iowa High School All-District teams. The players named to all-district squads were chosen by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association. Th

    July 29, 2014 3 Photos

  • 0730 OTT Sports Albia baseball photo Baseball run wraps up a great year for Albia INDIANOLA — Brett Leshen walked into the dugout at Indianola High School’s baseball diamond, took off his Albia baseball jersey and headed up the hill to receive hugs from his family and friends, thus marking the end of a remarkable senior year, and

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0730 OTT Sports EBF softball trophy celebration photo EBF softball team brings trophy back from Fort Dodge EDDYVILLE — It may not have been the hardware the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont softball team intended to come home with. But it was hardware. A trophy. An accomplishment no Rocket softball team had ever accomplished. That’s a feat that’s worth celebr

    July 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • Iowa High School State Baseball Tournament CLASS 1A Friday, July 25 Quarterfinals No. 2 Newman Catholic 7, No. 7 BGM 1 No. 6 Don Bosco 2, No. 8 Martensdale-St. Marys 1 Saturday, July 26 Quarterfinals No. 1 Twin Cedars 7, Underwood 0 No. 5 Gehlen Catholic 3, Lone Tree 0 Thursday, July 31 Semif

    July 29, 2014

Sports photo reprints


Obituaries

Facebook