The Ottumwa Courier

Sports

April 29, 2014

IHCC softball season ends in heartbreaking fashion

COUNCIL BLUFFS — After suffering one hard-to-swallow loss to Iowa Western in their first postseason test, the Indian Hills softball had to absorb an even tougher loss to the Reivers in a game that ended the Warriors' season.

A bases-loaded infield hit off the glove of IHCC pitcher Kendle Schieber in the bottom of the seventh inning by Michelle Trulin allowed Iowa Western to score a 3-2 win over the Warriors in an elimination game in the Region XI Tournament on Saturday. The win moved Iowa Western into the championship game against Southeastern, a game the third-seeded Blackhawks won, 2-1 in 11 innings, to claim the postseason title.

Indian Hills opened the tournament against top-seeded IWCC on Friday morning and dropped a 3-1 decision. They came back with a vengence later in the day, drubbing Muscatine 11-0 in five innings.

Schieber suffered her second heart-breaking loss to Iowa Western on Saturday. The Conception Junction, Missouri native gave up seven hits and went the distance in the pitching circle.

The sophomore all-region, first-team choice had the only extra-base hit in the game, a double. IWCC jumped ahead 2-0 in the 3rd and IHCC tied it at 2-all in the fifth. Griffiths scored all the way from second base on an infield grounder and McGuire singled home Lindsay Moore for the second run.

The Warriors close the season with a 24-25 record. IHCC will say goodbye to eight sophomores Schieber, former Ottumwa Bulldog Paige Schreiner, former Cardinal Comet Laci Moore, Kaylyn Decock, Mackenzie Haight, Jaylinn Tresslar, Katie Walsh and Liz Penrose.

1
Text Only
Sports
  • 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

  • 0729 OTT Sports Ottumwa Babe Ruth State Champs Ottumwa All-Star team advances to Midwest Regional OTTUMWA – The Ottumwa 15-year-old baseball all-star team captured the state championship thanks to an unbelievable pitching staff and near flawless defense. "Pitchers are really the strength of this team," Ottumwa coach Mike Budan said. "We have som

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0729 OTT Sports Rylee Eakins photo New recruits bolster hopes for IHCC volleyball OTTUMWA — Indian Hills Community College volleyball coach Lyndsey Lyon feels confident she has an incoming recruiting class that will shore up some of the deficiencies of last year’s squad. Lyon has announced the addition of eight former Iowa high s

    July 28, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0729 OTT Sports Scott Watson mug Sprint Speedweek starts Thursday on Knoxville

    Hello race fans and welcome to The Pit Stop. Thursday night kicks off the 13th Annual Cox Design Iowa Speedweek for Sprint Cars, where there are nine nights of Sprint Car racing over 10 days scheduled between The Knoxville Raceway and The Southern Io

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0729 OTT Sports Fairfield baseball photo Fairfield set for first state baseball game in 35 years FAIRFIELD — There have been a lot of good teams and a lot of good players that have worn Fairfield baseball uniforms since 1979. None of them, however, experienced what Narendra Martin, Joseph Hietpas and rest of the young men that wore Trojan black

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 2014 Iowa High School State Softball Tournament Monday, July 21 Class 3A Quarterfinals No. 2 East Marshall 4, Mid-Prairie 3 No. 9 Bondurant-Farrar 9, No. 13 West Burlington/Notre Dame 4 No. 3 Clarke 13, Spirit Lake 0 (3) Greene County 2, No. 6 Center Point-Urbana 0 Class 4A Quarterfinals No. 1 Dal

    July 28, 2014

  • 0729 OTT Sports Little League State Final photo Late-game scoring sends Sioux City to regionals CENTERVILLE — Grandview and Sioux City Headid battled back-and-forth through periodic rain showers Saturday in the state title game. In the end, it was Sioux City who emerged victorious after coming back from a 4-0 deficit. Sioux City’s Cael Boever w

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

Sports photo reprints


Obituaries

Facebook