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SLPO girls end soccer season with loss to No. 9 Spencer


The Spirit Lake Park-Okoboji girls soccer team’s incredible season came to an end with a loss to No. 9 Spencer in the Class 2A regional tournament semifinal held Tuesday, May 21. The Tigers topped SLPO 7-2 at Spencer — snapping a 12-match win streak which dated back to a season-opening loss to Spencer on April 2.

Spirit Lake baseball sweeps Dickinson County rivals

Spirit Lake’s baseball team proved to be the class of the county, going 2-0 at the 2024 Dickinson County Class held Saturday, May 25. The Indians earned an 11-9 win over Harris-Lake Park and an 11-1 win over Okoboji at Okoboji High School in Milford.



Harris-Lake Park baseball goes 1-1 at intra-county tournament


Harris-Lake Park’s baseball team went 1-1 against Spirit Lake and Okoboji at the 2024 Dickinson County Classic held Saturday, May 25. The Wolves earned an 8-5 win over Okoboji and fell 11-9 to Spirit Lake at Okoboji High School in Milford.



Pioneers go 0-2 against Dickinson County rivals


Okoboji’s baseball team suffered a pair of losses to Spirit Lake and Harris-Lake Park Saturday, May 25 at the 2024 Dickinson County Classic held at Okoboji High School in Milford. The Pioneers fell 11-1 to Spirit Lake and 8-5 to Harris-Lake Park.

Spirit Lake softball wins two at Sioux City tournament


Spirit Lake’s softball team picked up a pair of wins at a tournament in Sioux City over the weekend. The Indians went 2-2 during the two-day tournament held Friday-Saturday, May 24-25, defeating Lawton-Bronson and Le Mars, and falling to Underwood and No. 12 (4A) Sergeant Bluff-Luton.

Following the tournament, the Indians’ record moved to 3-4 overall on the season.



Okoboji baseball bests Orabs


Okoboji’s baseball team earned a narrow Siouxland Conference road victory over Sheldon on Friday, May 24. The Pioneers defeated the Orabs 7-6 in Sheldon.

“It was a good team outing,” Okoboji coach Andy Wolf said. “We used a lot of players for different situations and everyone was able to contribute to the win. It was good to win a close game. We were down early but kept our composure and battled back and sealed the deal in the seventh inning.”

Okoboji softball falls to Sheldon


Okoboji’s softball team suffered a lopsided loss to Siouxland Conference foe Sheldon on Friday, May 24. The Orabs defeated the Pioneers 11-1 in Sheldon.

“We really struggled to stay composed mentally, which led to a lot of errors and mistakes,” Okoboji coach Kate Perrin said. “I think overall we just really struggled to keep our head in the game and that hurts the team as a whole. We need to get better at bouncing back from mistakes and not compiling them into more.”

Wolves baseball wallops Hawks in Hartley


Harris-Lake Park’s baseball team put a beating on War Eagle Conference foe Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Friday, May 24. The Wolves walloped the Hawks 15-3 in Hartley.

“We played a complete game tonight,” Harris-Lake Park coach Jared Rahe said. “Lucas Ahrenstorff set the tone for us tonight and we really supported him offensively. We are really starting to get comfortable at the plate and it showed tonight.”

Harris-Lake Park softball tops Hawks for first win of 2024


Thanks to a seven-run fourth inning, Harris-Lake Park’s softball team picked up its first win of the 2024 season, besting War Eagle Conference foe Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in a road game played Friday, May 24. The Wolves whooped the Hawks 11-5 in Hartley.

Harris-Lake Park softball falls to Sioux Central


Harris-Lake Park’s softball team dropped its third straight game to open the 2024 season, this time falling to nonconference foe Sioux Central at home. The Rebels routed the Wolves 12-1 in Lake Park.

Spirit Lake baseball defeats Central Lyon


Spirit Lake’s baseball team earned a nonconference home win over Central Lyon on Wednesday, May 22. Behind a solid defensive and pitching effort, the Indians defeated the Lions 9-4 in Spirit Lake.

Spirit Lake softball falls to No. 8 Newell-Fonda


Spirit Lake’s softball team opened its season with a lopsided loss to eighth-ranked (1A) Newell-Fonda on Wednesday, May 22. The Mustangs mauled the Indians 8-0 in Fonda.

Newell-Fonda scored four runs in the first, one in the third and three more in the sixth.

Okoboji baseball opens season with win over Titans


Okoboji’s baseball team opened the 2024 season with a nonconference road win over GT/RA on Wednesday, May 22. The Pioneers topped the Titans 7-5 in Ruthven.

“For our first game of the season it went alright,” Okoboji coach Andy Wolf said. “We did some things well and have some things to clean up to play like we know we are capable of.”

Okoboji softball opens season with loss to E-Hawks


Okoboji’s softball team kicked the 2024 season off with a narrow nonconference road loss to Emmetsburg on Wednesday, May 22. The E-Hawks edged the Pioneers 6-5 in Emmetsburg.

“I felt like we competed very well last night,” Okoboji coach Kate Perrin said. “We made some really nice defensive plays in the game and pulled ourselves out of some tough spots. Mentally, staying composed.”

Harris-Lake Park baseball bests Mustangs


Harris-Lake Park’s baseball team plated four runs in the fourth inning of a road win over War Eagle Conference foe George-Little Rock on Wednesday, May 22. The Wolves bested the Mustangs 4-1 in George.

Wolves let lead slip in loss to Mustangs


Harris-Lake Park’s softball team took a 4-0 lead early in a War Eagle Conference clash with George-Little Rock on Wednesday, May 22, but the Mustangs mounted a comeback late to earn a 6-4 win over the Wolves in George.

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