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The Score Sheet: Bohlen notches 400th Comet win as coach, other area scores

Softball

The four-ranked Charles City softball team remained unbeaten last night at Forest City.  The evening also marked a milestone.

Our sister station KIOW’s Zarren Egesdal reports.

 

The New Hampton Chickasaws bounced third-ranked Columbus Catholic 7-1 last night.  Kayla Crooks recorded a home run.  New Hampton is 9-2.

Nashua-Plainfield improves to 4-5 after a 16-5 dispatching of West Hancock.  Meghan Wright drilled four RBIs.

Rockford gutted out a 6-5 win over West Fork last night to improve to 6-3.

Osage dropped a 6-3 decision to Hampton-Dumont to fall to 5-7.

Third-rated Clarksville is 8-0 after dumping Baxter 3-0.

Baseball

The Charles City Baseball team grabbed a 5-3 nail biter over the Decora Vikings in the Comet’s home opener.  Erik Hoefer reports.

 

The seventh-rated New Hampton Chickasaws needed two runs in the seventh inning to keep Waverly –Shell Rock from handing them the first loss of the season.  The Go-Hawks cut the lead to one in the final frame but couldn’t gather the tying run.  Connor Hackman and Brayden Anderson each had two RBIs.  New Hampton is 13-0.

The Nashua-Plainfield Huskies are a game above .500 after rolling West Hancock 12-3.  Nashua-Plainfield is 4-3.

West Fork thumped Rockford last night 13-0.  The Warriors are 5-4.

Clarksville is 2-4 after stealing a 7-6 win from Baxter.

South Winneshiek dropped an 8-1 contest to top-rated Newman Catholic.  The Warriors are 8-3.

Chapman of California won the Division III World Series in Cedar Rapids. The Panthers blew the game open with eight runs in the bottom of the eighth inning as they beat Birmingham-Southern 11-0 to sweep the best of three title series.

Other news

Minnesota Vikings chief operating officer Kevin Warren will take over as the commissioner of the Big Ten Conference after Jim Delaney’s retirement at the beginning of 2020.  Warren will begin duties in September and work alongside Delaney for a few months.

Warren says he is thrilled to become the new Big Ten Commissioner.

 

Warren has been with the Vikings since 2005 and was with the St. Louis Rams and Detroit Lions prior to that.  He has also served as a sports agent and an attorney.  Warren is a former college basketball player at both Penn and Grand Canyon State, and has a Master’s degree from Arizona State and a law degree from Notre Dame.

 

Kellan Heavican

News & Sports Director

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