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Local Baseball and Softball Recaps (June 9th)

Local Baseball and Softball Recaps (June 9th)

The Corn Bowl Conference had a full slate of baseball and softball games on June 9th. On the baseball diamond, the Rockford Warriors and Riceville Wildcats were in a nip/tuck game. The score was knotted at the end of seven innings which forced extras. With two outs in the bottom of the ninth and the

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Girls State Golf Recap

After round one of two, the Charles City Comet girls golf team sits in third place overall with 376 team strokes. The Comets are two strokes behind Mount Pleasant for second place and are 24 strokes of the leader Cedar Rapids Xavier. Xavier had the low two individuals after day one with Charles City’s Megan

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Local Girl Linksters Qualify for State Meet

Northeast Iowa is becoming a premiere area for girls golf the last couple of years, and yesterday was no exception. Both the Charles City Comet and Nashua Plainfield girls golf teams qualified for their respective state golf tournaments. The Comet girls competed in Waverly at their Municipal Golf Course against a very tough field. Behind

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Charles City Trapshooting Conference Results

Charles City, IA – The Charles City Trapshooting Team competed in their conference shoot on Saturday and were able to come away with a second and third place. Charles City Squad 2 shot a 227 which was good enough for second place just two targets behind conference champions New Hampton Red. Charles City Squad 1

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2014 State Track & Field – Local Results

Des Moines, Ia – The State Track and Field Championships came to a close this weekend at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Here is a list of our area placewinners: Dallas Weiss placed fifth in the long jump and finished second in the 100 meter hurdles in Class 1A, Koltin Pfaffle from New Hampton placed

Minor leaguer’s 1st home run caught by dad

(AP) – A 22-year-old Houston Astros prospect’s first home run of the season was caught by a familiar fan: his father. Quad Cities first baseman Conrad Gregor launched a go-ahead, three-run shot in the sixth inning of the Class-A River Bandits’ 5-2 win over the Cedar Rapids Kernels at Modern Woodmen Park in Davenport, Iowa,

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Area Prep Golf Results

The Charles City Comet boy’s golf team completed their season at home with the Northeast Iowa Conference Golf meet at Cedar Ridge yesterday. The Comets were able to land two golfers in the top fifteen to earn all-conference honors as both Skyler Koebrick and Nate Lasher accomplished the feat. The Charles City Comet girls golf

Field of Dreams owner says no pro baseball in 2014

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) — The president of the group that owns the Field of Dreams in Dyersville says the site won’t host professional baseball this year. The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1iTSLjd ) that Denise Stillman, who leads the group Go the Distance Baseball, says the Northern League won’t have teams ready to play this

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