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Warriors Add Hemmingsen, DeJohnett to the Staff

Waldorf College men’s basketball coach Nigel Jenkins is excited to announce George Hemmingsen and Gunsby DeJohnett as assistant coaches on his staff. Hemmingsen joins the Warriors after spending last season as an assistant coach at the University of Indianapolis. He was an assistant coach the previous five seasons at Kentucky Wesleyan College, including the last

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