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Kee baseball team’s undefeated week includes pair of Upper Iowa Conference sweeps of Clayton Ridge/Central and Turkey Valley to continue win streaks


6K, 3B in Game 1W ... Kee baseball senior Tucker Colsch fires a pitch toward home in the Hawks’ home doubleheader sweep of Clayton Ridge/Central Monday, June 4. Colsch picked up the pitching win in game one, pitching five innings and giving up just three hits and no runs or walks while striking out six batters. He also combined for two hits - including a triple, three runs scored and two runs batted in (RBI) in the two wins. Photo by Macie Hill. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Kee baseball team played to an undefeated week to extend a current eight-game win streak, including a yet undefeated 6-0 start to the Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) season that currently has the Hawks at an 8-2 overall mark. This week’s unblemished schedule included a sweep of a pair of UIC opponents, including wins of 7-2 and 14-4 in five innings over Clayton Ridge/Central at home Monday, June 4 and by scores of 13-2 and 12-2 in five innings Thursday, June 7. The Hawks were also scheduled to play two games in the Charles City Tournament Saturday, June 9, but that tournament was first moved to St. Ansgar due to wet field conditions before being called off due to stormy weather. It is not anticipated to be rescheduled.

Wed
13
Jun

Kee softball team’s undefeated week includes 68-0 margin in UIC sweep, pair of dramatic wins over top-10 rated teams, including State Championship rematch


Double doubles in game two ... Kee softball senior Chloe Severson unloads on a pitch in the Hawks’ home doubleheader sweep of Clayton Ridge Wednesday, June 6. Severson knocked out two doubles in two at-bats in the second game of the twinbill sweep, driving in two runs and scoring two as well. Photo by Macie Hill. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Kee softball team played to an undefeated week in six games this past week, perhaps showing a renewed focus after suffering its first two losses of the season in back-to-back games against top-15 rated opponents to end the previous week of competition. That renewed focused showed itself in a couple different aspects, as the Lady Hawks got their Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) season off to an undefeated start by outscoring UIC opponents by a combined 68-0 in four games, including doubleheader sweeps of 14-0 and 29-0 at Postville Monday, June 4 and 12-0 and 13-0 at home over Clayton Ridge Wednesday, June 6.

Wed
13
Jun

Academic All-State ...

In addition to Waukon boys track and field senior Abe Schwartz being a State Meet qualifier in the 4x200 for the Indians this season, he also showed an overall balance of athletics and academics by also earning Academic All-State honors from the Iowa Association of Track and Field Coaches. To earn such recognition, a senior track and field athlete must have achieved a 3.8 or higher grade point average (GPA) and a cumulative score of 28 or higher on the ACT, and be a participant in the Iowa High School State Track and Field Meet in at least one event during his or her year of application.
 

Wed
13
Jun

Waukon baseball team posts winning week with pair of non-conference victories wrapped around another Northeast Iowa Conference defeat

The Waukon baseball team posted a winning week on the field this week, winning two of three games played but remaining in search of its first Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) victory this season. The baseball Tribe opened the week with a 13-5 home triumph over Sumner-Fredericksburg Monday, June 4 before falling by a 4-0 count at Oelwein Tuesday, June 5 but bouncing back with a 6-5 victory at Turkey Valley Wednesday, June 6. A Friday, June 8 home doubleheader with Decorah was postponed by rainy weather until Tuesday, June 19.

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13
Jun

Waukon softball team posts back-to-back NEIC wins over Decorah and Oelwein, 9-6 and 10-2, denied a third in 7-4 loss at New Hampton

The Waukon softball team put together its first win streak of the 2018 season in winning two of three games played this past week to currently hold a 4-9 overall record that includes a mark of 2-5 in Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) play. The Indians scored back-to-back NEIC wins, 9-6 Monday, June 4 at Decorah and 10-2 at home over Oelwein Wednesday, June 6, before having that streak ended by a 7-4 loss at New Hampton Thursday, June 7. The softball Tribe was also supposed to play in the Riceville Tournament Saturday, June 9 but that event was canceled due to stormy weather.

Wed
06
Jun

Waukon baseball team posts single win, 9-3 over MFL/MarMac, swept in three games vs. Northeast Iowa Conference teams


Lone double, one RBI ... Waukon baseball senior catcher Abe Schwartz puts a ball in play in the Indians’ 8-3 home loss to New Hampton Tuesday, May 29. Schwartz ripped the Indians’ only double in the contest, drove in one run and was credited with scoring one. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon baseball team played through four more games this past week and for the second consecutive week picked up a single win in those four games. The Indians split a pair of home games, falling to New Hampton at home Tuesday, May 29 by an 8-3 result before securing a 9-3 win at home over MFL/MarMac Thursday, May 31 in a game postponed from Wednesday, May 30 by rain. The baseball Tribe wrapped up its week with a road doubleheader at Waverly-Shell Rock Friday, June 1, falling by mercy-rule scores of 15-0 and 11-1, both in five innings.

Wed
06
Jun

Waukon softball team tallies another single win, comes close to several others, including “grand” near comeback effort vs. Class 4A third-rated Charles City


Safe at third (twice) ... Waukon junior second baseman Megan O’Neill slides into third base ahead of the tag in the Indians’ home doubleheader loss to Class 4A third-rated Charles City Thursday, May 31. O’Neill made it to third base twice in game one of the contest following a double and a walk, but was stranded there both times. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Waukon softball team played through another single-win week on the diamond this past week, although coming close to adding to that victory total on several occasions. The Indians first fell at MFL/MarMac by a 3-1 result Tuesday, May 29 before being swept in a home Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) doubleheader by Class 4A third-rated Charles City by scores of 10-0 and just a 7-6 margin Thursday, May 31. The Tribe diamond dwellers then fell at South Winneshiek, 4-3, Friday, June 1 before splitting a pair of games at the Charles City Tournament Saturday, June 2, falling to St. Ansgar by a 7-5 count but defeating Woodward-Granger by a 5-4 final result.

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06
Jun

Kee softball team splits four games at North Fayette Valley Tournament in week’s lone competition; Undefeated Friday gives way to winless Saturday

The Kee softball team ended up with just one competition venue this past week, as the Hawks’ Wednesday, May 30 home date with South Winneshiek was postponed to June 21 by rainy weather. The Kee diamond dwellers’ lone remaining competition spanned two days and ended in differing results each of those days, as the Lady Hawks split four games at the North Fayette Valley Tournament Friday and Saturday, June 1 and 2. The Lady Hawks swept both Friday opponents, 11-1 in five innings over Maquoketa Valley and 7-1 over Dyersville Beckman, but had that fortune reversed Saturday against a pair of teams rated in the top-15 in their respective classes, Kee falling to Class 4A 10th-rated Adel, ADM by a 12-0 count in six innings and also being tripped up, 3-2, by Class 1A 12th-rated AGWSR.

Wed
06
Jun

Kee baseball team sweeps Postville in lone competition this past week

In what turned out to be its only competition of the week, the Kee baseball team opened its Upper Iowa Conference season in dominating fashion, making short work of Postville in a pair of mercy-rule victories at home Tuesday, May 29 by scores of 14-2 in five innings and 18-2 in just three innings. The Hawks were also supposed to host Riceville Saturday, June 2 for a non-conference doubleheader, but had those games postponed to a date yet to be determined.

Holding a 4-2 season record that includes a 2-0 start to their Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) schedule, the Hawks were scheduled to host Clayton Ridge in another UIC twinbill Monday, June 4 before playing a UIC double-dip Thursday, June 7 at Turkey Valley and then playing two games at Charles City in a tournament Saturday, June 9. Kee will then be on the road the entire next week, playing doubleheaders at Starmont, Monday, June 11, at South Winneshiek, Thursday, June 14, and at Davenport Assumption, Friday, June 15.

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Kee baseball team splits pair of non-conference doubleheaders to open season; swept by Decorah and sweeps Waukon at home


Two-for-four with a double ... Kee baseball sophomore pitcher Lewis Peters gets set to deliver a pitch in the Hawks’ 6-2 season-opening loss at home to Decorah Tuesday, May 22. Peters struck out three batters in his four innings on the mound, and he helped pace the Kee offense with two hits in three at-bats, including the Hawks’ lone double. Photo by Macie Hill. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

The Kee baseball team had its 2018 season get underway with an even split of its first four games, hosting a pair of larger Northeast Iowa Conference schools to open its season with a 2-2 result. That season started with a Tuesday, May 22 home doubleheader loss to Decorah by scores of 6-2 and 10-0 in five innings. The baseball Hawks ended the week on the opposite end of that spectrum, sweeping two games from Waukon Saturday, May 26 on the weekend of the annual Shooky Fink Tournament by scores of 5-4 and 11-1 in six innings.

The Hawks were scheduled to begin their Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) season by hosting Postville in a doubleheader Tuesday, May 29 before playing at Riceville Saturday, June 2. Kee will then host Clayton Ridge in another UIC twinbill Monday, June 4 before playing a UIC double-dip Thursday, June 7 at Turkey Valley and then playing two games at Charles City in a tournament Saturday, June 9.

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