Author Archives: Karl Wooldridge

Waldorf coach ‘optimistic’ about recruits

FOREST CITY – Fifty-four players complete the incoming recruiting class for the Waldorf College football team’s upcoming season. “It’s a big, deeper class,” Waldorf coach Kent Anderson said. “We’re very excited. It gives us an opportunity to be optimistic, but we know we have a long way to go.” The Warriors are aiming to generate

Mason City Newman Catholic to 1A baseball championship game for 3rd year in a row

SPORTS NEWS AUGUST 1 2014 The Newman Knights have punched their ticket back to the 1A state baseball title game with a thrilling 5-4 win over Don Bosco of Gilbertville Thursday afternoon in Des Moines. The Knights jumped out to a 3-0 lead after 1 inning, but needed heroics from Joe Burgmeier on the mound

Forest City, Lake Mills baseball teams seasons end with district final losses Saturday night

SPORTS NEWS JULY 21 2014 The baseball season came to a close Saturday night at both Forest City and Lake Mills fell in district finals. Forest City fell at home to Eagle Grove 12-0. Tyler Vorrie tossed a 5 hitter for the Eagles, while Jeff Andersen took the loss on the mound for the Indians,

Lake Mills baseball moves on to the District Final game

SPORTS NEWS JULY 18 2014 The Lake Mills baseball team used power from Taylor Throne at the plate to get by Riceville 8-3 in a 1A District semifinal Thursday night. In a game heard on KIOW, Throne hit a pair of solo shots and scored 3 runs. Luke Kayser tossed a complete game, striking out

Forest City Baseball team advances to district final, plays Saturday night

SPORTS NEWS JULY 16 2014 The Forest City baseball team opened the 2A district tournament with a 5-1 win over Central Springs Tuesday night at home. In a game heard on KIOW, Jeff Andersen scattered 5 hits, striking out 8 Panthers. Tanner Thompson had 2 doubles, 3 RBI and 4 total hits, with Jordan True

Regional Final Softball results, baseball districts heating up

SPORTS NEWS JULY 15 2014 The Osage softball team fell to Spirit Lake 6-5 in a 3A regional final Monday night in Emmetsburg. The Green Devils clawed back from 2-0 and 5-2 deficits, before the Indians scored a run in the 7th inning. Chandler Banta had a solo home run to lead the Green Devil

Belmond-Klemme upsets #6 North Union, on to the Regional Semifinals

SPORTS NEWS JULY 10 2014 The Belmond-Klemme softball team advanced to the regional semifinals with a 2-1 win over 6th ranked North Union Wednesday night. Keyra Cook hit a 2 out bases loaded single in the 7th to win the game. The Broncos are now 11-16, and take on Saint Ansgar at a site to

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