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Newman Knights win 1A baseball title, Clear Lake Lions win 2A for 2nd time in 3 years

SPORTS NEWS AUGUST 3 2015 For the 2nd time in 3 years, the Newman Catholic Knights and Clear Lake Lions picked up state baseball titles.  Both did it in convincing fashion, winning by the 10 run rule.  Newman’s Joey Verstegen tossed a no-hitter, striking out 7, while the Knights exploded for 10 runs in the

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#1Newman Catholic Earns 1A Baseball Title Bid

Top ranked Newman Catholic Knights are headed back to class 1A title game. The championship is Saturday at 11am at Principal Park in Des Moines. The Knights took advantage of several Martensdale-St. Marys miscues to crush the fifth ranked Blue Devils 11-1 in a semifinal round game. That’s Newman pitcher Kaden Wadle, who went the distance and

Lions win on Hogan Walkoff Slam, Again! Knights also advance in baseball, State softball results

SPORTS NEWS JULY 22 2015 For the 2nd time in two games, the Clear Lake Lions came into the bottom of the 7th trailing by a run. For the 2nd time in two games, Jake Hogan gave the Lions a walkoff victory, once again on a Grand Slam, as Clear Lake defeated conference rival Fort

West Hancock, Belmond-Klemme baseball teams fall in district play

SPORTS NEWS JULY 17 2015 The West Hancock baseball team closed out their season with a 10-0 loss to Newman Catholic Thursday night.  Kaden Wadle tossed a no-hitter for the Knights, striking out 9, and walking just one.  West Hancock ends their season at 5-20. Newman Catholic is now 34-4.   The Belmond-Klemme baseball team

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