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G-R romps rudderless Royals

REINBECK — Rain and thunderstorms impacted plenty of baseball and softball games across central Iowa Tuesday evening, including canceling baseball and softball games for South Tama. After the baseball game between Gladbrook-Reinbeck and Colo-NESCO was completed in four innings with the Rebels ...

Zaragoza finds landing spot at Embry-Riddle

Marshalltown Community College graduate Eva Zaragoza has signed to continue her basketball career at Embry-Riddle Aeronautics University in Daytona Beach, Fla. Zaragoza was a first-team all-Region XI performer for the MCC women’s basketball program this past season, averaging 12.5 points ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Comets succumb to Hudson softball

HUDSON — The BCLUW softball team dropped its eighth-straight with a 7-3 loss to Hudson on Tuesday night. The host Pirates (17-4) scored three times in the bottom of the first inning to take the lead for good, adding on down the stretch for the cross-NICL win. Blaiklee Schatz was 2-for-3 ...

Ames erupts late to burn Bobcats

The Marshalltown softball team ran neck-and-neck with CIML Iowa Conference rival Ames for the first four innings in both games of Monday’s doubleheader. The finish line was just too far away for the Bobcats. The visiting Little Cyclones scored 10 runs in the fifth inning of the first game ...

Ames bats run riot against MHS

Cooler weather swept through Iowa on Monday — but in Marshalltown, Ames baseball didn’t get the memo. The Little Cyclones were relentless in their approach at the plate, collecting over 30 hits in a sweep of the Marshalltown Bobcats. With final scores of 25-11 and 14-1, it was a ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Trojans lose lead against Nevada

STATE CENTER — West Marshall softball held a 4-0 lead over Nevada through five innings, but a late surge from the Cubs resulted in a 10-4 loss for the Trojans (5-15). The Cubs (8-13) were held in check for the first five innings of the game by starting pitcher Bella Borgos of West Marshall. ...