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Kee baseball team wraps up regular season with four wins in final five games


Kee baseball head coach Gene Schultz waves Kee junior Travis Colsch around third base on Colsch’s way to scoring one of his two runs in the Hawks’ 21-0 home rout of Edgewood-Colesburg Monday, July 7. Colsch stroked a double in two at-bats to drive in one run and also drew a walk to further aid Kee’s offensive efforts in the contest. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link.

The Kee baseball team was one win away from an undefeated week in wrapping up its 2014 regular season. The Hawks posted extremes in recording a sweep of Edgewood-Colesburg at home Monday, July 7, routing the visiting Vikings, 21-0 in four innings, in game one before escaping with a 5-4 victory in the nightcap. The Hawks then traveled to Dubuque Wednesday, July 9 to earn a split of a non-conference doubleheader scheduled just this past week with Dubuque Senior, winning a 3-1 result but also falling by a 12-10 count, before wrapping up their regular season Thursday, July 10 by winning at Postville, 12-0 in five innings, in a game rescheduled from June 16.
Now holding a 22-16 overall record, 10-6 in Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) play, the Hawks were scheduled to open postseason tournament play Tuesday, July 15 at Postville against Wapsie Valley.

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16
Jul

Waukon baseball team wins one of four in pair of NEIC doubleheaders


Waukon baseball junior left fielder Marshall Lyons was just a homerun away from “hitting for the cycle” in the Indians’ 13-3 victory in five innings in the opening game of a home doubleheader split with New Hampton Tuesday, July 8. Lyons pounded out a single, a double and a triple to drive in six runs and score two of his own in the Indian triumph. Standard photo by Bob Beach. View and find out how to purchase this photo and more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link.

The Waukon baseball team wrapped up its home schedule for the 2014 season this past week, winning one game out of a pair of home doubleheaders in Northeast Iowa Conference play. The Indians split their first doubleheader of the week by extremes Tuesday, July 8, defeating New Hampton by a 13-3 count in five innings in game one but having those tables turned by an 18-1 count in five frames in the nightcap. The Tribe then finalized its home schedule with a sweep suffered at the hands of Crestwood Friday, July 11 by the narrow scores of 5-4 and 2-0.
The Indians currently hold a 5-24 record on the season that includes a mark of 3-14 in Northeast Iowa Conference play. The Tribe has just one regular season game remaining, traveling to Charles City Tuesday, July 15 for a game to be made up from Monday, June 30. The Indians will then open postseason tournament play this Friday, July 18 at Class 3A second-rated Waverly-Shell Rock.

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Waukon softball team has season ended by Crestwood in opening round of Regionals


Waukon softball senior catcher Jenna Jones tries to put a tag on this sliding Crestwood baserunner in the Indians’ 9-1 first-round regional tournament loss at the home of the Cadettes Tuesday, July 8. Jones joined fellow seniors Kiersten Christianson and McKayla Stock in playing their final games in a Waukon softball uniform with the loss. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link.

The 2014 Waukon softball season was brought to a close Tuesday, July 8 in the opening round of Class 3A Regional Tournament play at Cresco. The softball Indians matched the host Crestwood Cadettes fairly well with their bats, collecting six hits to just eight for Crestwood, but committed a total of eight errors to allow seven unearned runs in falling by a 9-1 final result.
The Indians finished up their 2014 season with a 7-25 overall record that includes a 2-16 mark that placed them seventh in the final Northeast Iowa Conference standings. Crestwood went on to fall to New Hampton in the regional semifinal round of postseason tournament play Friday, July 11 by an 11-7 final result.

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09
Jul

Waukon baseball team wins one of four in pair of NEIC doubleheaders

The Waukon baseball team worked to snap what had become a 13-game losing streak this past week, picking up a single win in four games played as the regular season begins to wind down. The Indians opened the week suffering a doubleheader road sweep in Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) play at Decorah by scores of 3-0 and 11-0 in five innings Tuesday, July 1 before splitting another NEIC doubleheader at Oelwein Thursday, July 3, falling by a 13-3 result in six innings and pulling out an 11-6 victory.
The Indians currently hold a 4-21 record on the season that includes a mark of 2-11 in Northeast Iowa Conference play.

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09
Jul

Kee softball claims Upper Iowa Conference championship in full final week


Kee softball eighth grade pitcher Kendra Cooper leaps in the air in celebration as the umpire signals the “out” call in a play at home plate in the Hawks’ 8-0 home non-conference victory over Waukon Wednesday, July 2. After a passed ball with a Waukon runner on third base, Cooper raced in to cover the plate, taking a throw from senior catcher Ellie Heiderscheit in time to apply the tag and record the out to end the Indians’ at-bats in the third inning and keep Waukon scoreless. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link. Photo by Andrea Kerndt.

The Kee softball team wrapped up its regular season by winning a narrow majority of its final games played this past week, clinching top honors in the Upper Iowa Conference along the way. The Hawks played to a split in an Upper Iowa Conference doubleheader at MFL/MarMac Monday, June 30, falling in game one by a 3-2 result before bouncing back with a 5-0 triumph in the nightcap, before posting a home non-conference win against Waukon, 8-0, Wednesday, July 2. The Hawks swept their final Upper Iowa Conference doubleheader of the season at Clayton Ridge Thursday, July 3 by scores of 12-2 and 12-0 in just five frames before winning one of four games played at the Don Bosco Tournament Friday and Saturday, July 4 and 5.

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Kee baseball team splits with NFV in UIC play, sweeps pair from Crestwood


Kee baseball senior Chris Carroll concentrates on the pitcher as he grabs a lead off of first base in the Hawks’ 11-1 home loss to North Fayette Valley Tuesday, July 1. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link. Photo by Andrea Kerndt.

The Kee baseball team had a total of six games scheduled for this past week, but had half of those impacted by weather. The Hawks had a Monday, June 30 Upper Iowa Conference (UIC) doubleheader at MFL/MarMac called off because of stormy weather, and only got through half of a home UIC double-dip with North Fayette Valley Tuesday, July 1 - falling by an 11-1 result in five innings - before having the second game postponed by weather to Saturday, July 5, where the Hawks bounced back with a 5-1 victory. Kee also swept a non-conference doubleheader at Crestwood Thursday, July 3 by scores of 5-0 and 8-5.

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Kee baseball team plays to even record in just four games this past week


Kee baseball senior Nick Gavin chases down this fly ball on the run for an out in the Hawks’ home doubleheader split with Turkey Valley Thursday, June 26. Gavin drew a walk in both the 7-3 loss and Kee’s 3-0 win, scoring a run in the 7-3 loss and stealing a base in the 3-0 victory. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link at the top of the page.

The Kee baseball team played a fairly light schedule this past week, turning out an even 2-2 result in four games. That evenly-split foursome included an equally split home debut on the renovated Shooky Fink Field in New Albin against Turkey Valley Thursday, June 26, Kee falling in game one by a 7-3 result before bouncing back for a 3-0 nightcap victory behind a no-hit pitching effort tossed by senior Jared Donahue. Kee then took part in the annual Jeff Houg Memorial Baseball Tournament in Waukon Saturday, June 28, finishing third after falling to eventual tournament runner-up Waterloo Columbus by a 19-8 count before securing a consolation victory over Waukon, 11-1 in five innings.

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02
Jul

Waukon baseball team comes up shy of the win column in five games


Waukon baseball senior shortstop Parker Hesse rears back to fire a throw to first base during the Indians’ 11-1 loss to Kee in the consolation game of the 2014 Jeff Houg Memorial Baseball Tournament held at Waukon High School Saturday, June 28. Hesse reached base three out of the five times he was at the plate in the Indians’ two games played in the annual tournament, making a pitching appearance in both as well. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link at the top of the page.

The Waukon baseball team was denied in its efforts this past week to add any of its five games played to the win column, as the Indians dropped to a 3-18 overall record that includes a mark of 1-7 in Northeast Iowa Conference play. The Tribe dropped a home doubleheader to Class 3A fourth-rated Waverly-Shell Rock Monday, June 23 by scores of 10-0 and 12-2 in five innings each, surrendered a 6-4 loss at home to Postville Wednesday, June 25 and then finished fourth at its own Jeff Houg Memorial Baseball Tournament Saturday, June 28, falling by a 15-1 count in five innings to eventual tournament champion, Class 2A eighth-rated South Winneshiek, before losing an 11-1 decision in five innings to Kee in the consolation finals of the tournament.

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02
Jul

Waukon softball team posts single victory in busy seven-game week


Waukon softball freshman left fielder Erika Johnson secures this out on the run in game one of the Indians’ home doubleheader sweep suffered against Decorah Wednesday, June 25 by scores of 10-0 in five innings and 12-2. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link at the top of the page.

The Waukon softball team was only able to put one of its seven games in the win column this past week, adding that win to its Northeast Iowa Conference (NEIC) record to currently hold a 7-19 overall record, 2-12 in NEIC play. The Indians began the week with a 4-1 loss at Charles City Monday, June 23 before falling at home to Decorah Wednesday, June 25 by scores of 10-0 in five innings and 12-2. The softball Tribe then split a road NEIC doubleheader at Oelwein Thursday, June 26, falling by a 6-5 result in nine innings before winning the 8-4 nightcap, and then fell in two games at the Decorah Tournament Saturday, June 28, surrendering a 4-3 decision to Turkey Valley in the tournament opener before falling to St. Ansgar by a 12-0 result in just three innings.

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02
Jul

Kee softball team continues to roll with undefeated busy week of 10 games


Kee softball junior Molly Walleser sprints toward third base in the Lady Hawks’ Tuesday, June 24 home sweep of West Central by scores of 11-1 in six innings and 10-0 in five innings. Walleser swatted a single in each contest to aid Kee’s offensive cause. View and find out how to purchase this photo and much more by clicking on the “Photo Galleries” link at the top of the page.

After going winless in its previous week of limited competition, the Kee softball team reversed its fortune considerably this past week, rattling off 10 straight wins during an undefeated busy stretch on the diamond. The Hawks improved to a 24-5 overall record, including a 17-1 mark that keeps them atop the Upper Iowa Conference.

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