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Western finally wins

Western Christian senior Aidyn Schemper paces toward a pitch with a bat held high in her hands during a matchup with Emmetsburg. The Wolfpack's 12-4 victory over the E-Hawks was its first of the 2024 season. (Photo/Andrew Buckman) Squad fires off five-run fifth to...

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Western’s winless year continues

Sophomore Sawyer Van Holland pitches for Western Christian in Game 1 of its doubleheader versus West Lyon. The Wolfpack was mercy ruled in both games by the Wildcats on Saturday, June 15, in Larchwood. (Photo/Andrew Buckman) Roetman tallies team’s only RBI, makes...

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Knights walk off ’Hawks

Cameron Halbur goes in motion for a pitch against Central Lyon on Wednesday, June 12. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley defeated the Lions 11-7 behind 4.2 innings of work from Halbur. (Photo/Kari Jurrens) Defense struggles to back up solid performance from Van Beek on both ends...

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Van Kekerix leads ’Hawks past Western in Hull

Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 16Western Christian 6HULL – A battle of local foes resulted in a 10-run margin of victory for Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley. Western Christian was defeated 16-6 Friday, June 14, at home in Hull.“We made a few too many...

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’Hawks held scoreless

Sophomore shortstop Colby Den Hartog makes a play on the infield against Central Lyon. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley was defeated by the Lions 3-2 Wednesday, June 12, in Rock Rapids. (Photo/Kari Jurrens) Strong pitching outshined by unit’s failure to generate runs in Orange...

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TC suffers third loss

Ninth-inning difference leads to victory for Jays over host Tigers in Hull Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Trinity Christian 9Gehlen Catholic 11HULL – A matchup between two of the War Eagle Conference’s top-half squads resulted in a wire-to-wire battle Monday, June...

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Trinity fumbles early lead

Double-digit offensive output for both sides results in eventual Gehlen win Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Trinity Chrisitan 11Gehlen Catholic 12HULL – Scoring nine first-inning runs wasn’t enough for Trinity Christian to capture a win over Gehlen Catholic at home....

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Adult Golf Tournament Results

Taylor Miedema and Kyle Baartman were the overall winners of the annual Hull Kiwanis Club Adult Golf Tournament Wednesday, June 5, at Rolling Hills Country Club. Twenty teams of two golfers each played in the event. Thank you to all the business and individual...

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Trinity gets above .500

Evan De Jong begins his throw motion on the mound versus George-Little Rock on the road. De Jong and Trinity Christian defeated the Mustangs 6-4 Monday, June 3. (Photo/Andrew Buckman) Seventh-inning runs boost squad above conference rival Mustangs Andrew Buckman |...

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Vis records six RBIs

Trinity Christian's Karyn Uittenbogaard looks toward the mound as she awaits a pitch versus George-Little Rock. On Monday, June 3, the Tigers beat the Mustangs 13-4 in George. (Photo/Andrew Buckman) Group cruises to double-digit victory in week-opening contest vs....

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’Hawks scratch off ’Pack

Western Christian senior Breya Van Kley engages in throwing motion during a contest versus Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley. Van Kley pitched all six innings for the Wolfpack in their 10-5 loss in Hull. (Photo/Andrew Buckman) Sophomore Kendra Mulder swings her bat as a pitch...

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Western beat at home

Squad unable to come back versus visiting Rebels, remains winless in 2024 Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Western Christian 3Westwood 5HULL – Dropping to 0-6, Western Christian came up short of capturing its first victory of the year Thursday, June 6. Westwood...

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’Pack falls short of first win in extras

Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Western Christian 5Central Lyon 8HULL – On the cusp of its first win of the season, Western Christian failed to keep up once extra innings hit. Being outscored 4-1 in the eighth, the Wolfpack dropped the matchup with Central Lyon 8-5...

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’Hawks explode late

Halbur excellent on mound in near-complete game performance vs. Orabs Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 8Sheldon 4SHELDON – Following six straight losses, Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley softball found its way back into the win column Monday, June 3. In...

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Squad suffers sixth-straight loss

Offense continues to struggle in week-opening road defeat to Sheldon Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 1Sheldon 8SHELDON – On the same night Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley’s softball squad broke its six-game losing streak, the baseball team extended...

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Group falls in nine

Senior Noah Leusink prepares for a pitch on the infield in a game against Sioux Center. The Warriors defeated the Nighthawks 4-1 at Open Space Athletic Complex. (Photo/Dan Wolfswinkel) Spencer walks off B-H/RV in extra innings to hand group first loss of 2024 season...

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’Hawks drop 2 in Sioux City

Shortstop Kavri Van Kekerix prepares to catch the ball and apply a tag to a Sioux Center baserunner in the process of stealing second base. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley lost the matchup 4-3 to the Warriors. (Photo/Dan Wolfswinkel) Squad swept by Midgets, Spartans on first...

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Squad loses fifth straight

Western ‘outplayed’ in five-inning defeat to visiting West Sioux Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Western Christian 0West Sioux 10HULL – Unable to capitalize on a potential game-altering opportunity, Western Christian was held scoreless for the second time in 2024. In...

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’Pack blows early lead

Squad unable to keep pace in score column after best half inning of 2024 to date Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Western Christian 7Woodbury Central 9WOODBURY – A 5-0 first-inning lead was not enough to secure Western Christian softball its first victory of the 2024...

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Strong sixth aids win margin

Cleveringa pitches complete game, records home run in victory over Wolves Andrew Buckman | Sports Reporter Trinity Christian 12Harris-Lake Park 5LAKE PARK – Winning its fourth-consecutive game to open 2024, Trinity Christian softball continued to roll Tuesday, May 28,...

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