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Kee baseball team has 10-game win streak snapped with home losses to South Winn in battle of UIC unbeatens and defending Class 3A State Champion


Perfect in relief ... Kee baseball junior Ryan Whalen rears back to deliver a pitch in the Hawks’ home doubleheader sweep of Starmont Monday, June 11. Between the two contests, Whalen threw a combined four innings of perfect middle-inning relief, striking out two batters without a hit, run or walk allowed, while also going two-for-two at the plate in game one with a team-high two runs scored. 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 a trio of varsity doubleheaders this past week, putting two of those six games in the win column to leave the Hawks’ season record at 10-6 overall, including an Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) mark of 8-2. A split with UIC opponents included home wins of 5-3 and 3-0 over Starmont Monday, June 11 followed by a pair of losses at home, 8-3 and 6-5, to the other undefeated UIC team, South Winneshiek, Thursday, June 14. The Hawks then wrapped up their week with another sweeping home loss to the only team in the state of Iowa with more summer baseball State Championships than the Hawks, Class 3A top-rated Davenport Assumption, Friday, June 15 by scores of 8-2 and 11-0 in five innings.

Wed
20
Jun

Kee softball team sweeps Upper Iowa Conference pair and other foes during the week, splits four weekend games to finish sixth at West Delaware Tournament


Pitches perfect game and homers ... Kee softball senior Kendra Cooper gets mobbed by teammates as she jumps toward home plate after blasting a two-run homerun in game one of the Hawks’ home doubleheader sweep of Starmont Monday, June 11. In addition to her power at the plate she was also magnificent on the mound in pitching a perfect game in that first contest, striking out nine of the 15 batters she faced in the ballgame. 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 competed in its busiest week yet, playing a total of nine games in five days and putting seven of those games in the win column to improve to 19-4 on the season, including a yet unblemished 8-0 mark in Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) play. Four more wins in UIC play began with home doubleheader sweeps of 10-0 and 11-1 over Starmont, both in five innings, Monday, June 11 and 12-0 and 15-0, both in four innings, over Turkey Valley Wednesday, June 13, with a 5-4 victory at Sumner-Fredericksburg placed neatly in between those twinbill triumphs Tuesday, June 12.

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20
Jun

Waukon softball team caps off four-game week with lone victory

The Waukon softball team played through a single-win week, recovering from a tough stretch early in the week with its lone win of that timeframe to currently hold a 5-12 season record, including a 2-7 mark in Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) play. That tough early stretch at home included an 11-0 loss to Crestwood Monday, June 11, a 10-7 loss to North Fayette Valley Tuesday, June 12 and a 10-2 loss to Waverly-Shell Rock Wednesday, June 13. That challenging streak was finally halted with a 12-5 victory at Osage Thursday, June 14 to wrap up the week.

The Indians were scheduled to play at Charles City Monday, June 18, host Decorah Wednesday, June 20 and play at Oelwein Thursday, June 21 before playing in the Decorah Tournament Saturday, June 23. The softball Tribe will then wrap up its regular season schedule with a Tuesday, June 26 home varsity doubleheader with New Hampton and its NEIC finale Thursday, June 28 at Crestwood for another varsity doubleheader.

Wed
20
Jun

Waukon baseball team starts busy week with four wins - including first NEIC victories, ends it with three straight losses in the same night to Charles City

The Waukon baseball team put together its most successful stretch of the season for another winning week, starting that timeframe with four consecutive wins to extend a five-game winning streak before having that streak ended by a three-game sweep suffered to end the week. That winning beginning started with a 10-3 home win over Clayton Ridge/Central Tuesday, June 12 before the Indians got their first Northeast Iowa Conference victory of the season with a doubleheader sweep at Crestwood Wednesday, June 13 by scores of 5-4 and 2-0. Those winning ways continued with an 11-6 triumph at Osage Thursday, June 14 before that success streak was halted by three losses all on the same night against Charles City Friday, June 15.

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13
Jun

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.

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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.

Wed
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.

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