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Pioneers pound Generals in conference victory

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

Okoboji exploded for 11 runs in the fourth inning of a dominant Siouxland Conference baseball victory over Sibley-Ocheyedan on Monday, June 13. The Pioneers pounded the Generals 13-2 in Milford.

Okoboji held an early lead, scoring a run in the second and another in the third to lead 2-0.

Pioneers’ losing streak extended to 6 games

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

Okoboji’s softball team suffered a sixth straight loss Monday, June 13 when the Pioneers fell to Siouxland Conference rival Sibley-Ocheyedan. The Generals topped the Pioneers 13-4 in Milford.

Wolves baseball extends losing streak to 3 games

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

After snapping a four-game skid with a nonconference win over George-Little Rock last week, Harris-Lake Park’s baseball team suffered a third straight loss following a home contest with Akron-Westfield on Monday, June 13. The Westerners defeated the Wolves 12-4 in War Eagle Conference action in Lake Park.

No. 14 Westerners too much for Harris-Lake Park

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

Harris-Lake Park dropped a War Eagle Conference softball contest to perennial power Akron-Westfield on Monday, June 13. The Wolves fell 14-4 to the 14th-ranked (1A) Westerners in Lake Park.

Indians, Pioneers compete at Spirit Lake softball tournament

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

Spirit Lake played host to a softball tournament on Saturday, June 11. The Indians went 2-1 while cross-county rival Okoboji went 0-2 on the day.

The 14th-ranked (3A) Indians blanked No. 6 (2A) West Monona and No. 2 (2A) North Union, but fell to unranked Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley.

Pioneers drop conference contest to Dutch

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

Okoboji’s baseball team suffered a Siouxland Conference road loss to MOC-Floyd Valley on Friday, June 10. The Dutch defeated the Pioneers 11-0 in Orange City.

“MOC-Floyd Valley does everything fundamentally,” Okoboji coach Rory Marra said. “They are sharp on defense and really make pitchers work at the plate. They do a great job of staying disciplined on off-speed pitches. We couldn’t get anything going offensively.”

Pioneers suffer conference loss to MOC-Floyd Valley

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

A second-inning scoring outburst pushed MOC-Floyd Valley to a dominant home win over Okoboji in Siouxland Conference softball action Friday, June 10. The Dutch downed to Pioneers 10-0 in Orange City.

MOC-Floyd Valley scored one run in the first, six in the second and three in the fourth while holding the Pioneers off the board.

Second-inning surge leads Jays to win over Wolves

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

Harris-Lake Park’s baseball team suffered a devastating second inning in a War Eagle Conference road loss to Gehlen Catholic on Friday, June 10. The Jays scored nine runs in the second inning of an 11-0 win over the Wolves in Granville.

Indians suffer 5th straight baseball loss

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

Spirit Lake stretched its current losing streak to five games with a nonconference loss to Newell-Fonda on Thursday, June 9. The Mustangs topped the Indians 8-2 in Fonda.

“Tough game. Couldn’t get anything going offensively,” Spirit Lake coach Ross Ackerman said. “Had plenty of hits but were unable to put together any big innings. Credit Newell-Fonda for their defense and being ready to play.”

Spirit Lake softball falls to Pocahontas Area in extras

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

A day after earning what head coach Rachel Fisher called one of its most fun team wins of the season in a 12-0 home rout of Lakes Conference rival Storm Lake, the 14th-ranked Spirit Lake softball team suffered an extra-innings loss to nonconference foe Pochontas Area on Thursday, June 9. Pocahontas Area defeated Spirit Lake 4-3 in Pocahontas.

Wolves softball drops conference contest to Jays

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

Harris-Lake Park’s softball team dropped a War Eagle Conference contest to Gehlen Catholic on Thursday, June 9. The Jays defeated the Wolves 7-0 in Le Mars.

Indians fall to Lakes Conference rival Tornadoes

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

Spirit Lake’s baseball team suffered a fourth straight loss and fell to .500 on the season with a Lakes Conference home loss to Storm Lake on Wednesday, June 8. The Tornadoes topped the Indians 7-2 in Spirit Lake.

No. 14 Indians trounce Tornadoes in Spirit Lake

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

Spirit Lake’s softball team extended its win streak to three games with a dominant Lakes Conference home win over Storm Lake on Wednesday, June 8. The Indians topped the Tornadoes 12-0 in Spirit Lake.

Indians drop nonconference contest to Dutch

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

Spirit Lake’s baseball team suffered a third straight loss after dropping a nonconference home game to MOC-Floyd Valley on Tuesday, June 7. The Dutch defeated the Indians 8-6 in Spirit Lake.

No. 14 Indians edge Rebels in softball showdown

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

Spirit Lake’s softball team didn’t light up the scoreboard Tuesday night, but the 14th-ranked (3A) Indians did enough to edge Sioux Central 3-1 in a nonconference softball showdown played June 7 in Sioux Rapids.

The Indians plated a pair in the eighth inning to top the Rebels in extras.

Rebels score 3 late, defeat Pioneers in Sioux Rapids

BY MATT HEINRICHS — SPORTS EDITOR

A three-run seventh inning pushed Sioux Central past Okoboji Tuesday, June 9 in a nonconference baseball battle. The Rebels defeated the Pioneers 6-5 in Sioux Rapids.

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