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Register for the Atlantic Trojan Football Camp


July 27th, 2015 by Jim Field

Trojan Youth Football Camp August 3rd-5th.
When: August 3-August 5, 2015

Where: Atlantic High School

Cost: $20- All Campers receive a Free T-Shirt

Instructors: Trojan Football Staff and Players

Camp Times:
3rd and 4th Graders: 2-3 PM
5th and 6th Graders: 3-4 PM
7th and 8th Graders: 4-5 PM

Registration forms were emailed to parents or they can pick one up at the high school office.

(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 7/27/2015

Podcasts, Sports

July 27th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The 7:20-a.m. Sportscast w/Jim Field.


2015 IHSBCA All-District Teams


July 27th, 2015 by Jim Field

A list of the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association All-District teams is below.  Click to open the link to each class.

2015 All-District Team Class 3A

2015 All-District Team Class 1A

2015 All-District Team Class 2A

2015 All-District Team Class 4A

2015 Hawkeye 10 All-Conference Softball Team


July 27th, 2015 by Jim Field

1st Team Hawkeye 10 Softball All Conference
Allie Wolf, Lewis Central, Junior
McKena Duffek, Lewis Central, Junior
Jaedra Moses, Clarinda, Senior
** Brooke Newell, Atlantic, Sophomore
** Erin Olsen, Atlantic, Junior
Ashley Sibenaller, Kuemper Catholic, Senior
** Sara Ingoldsby, Glenwood ,Sophomore
Jacy Embray, Glenwood, Senior
** Haylee LaMasters, Creston, Senior
** Natalie Mostek, Creston, Senior
Taylor Briley, Creston, Junior
Devon Wood, Shenandoah, Senior
Sam Pick, Denison- Schleswig, Senior
Paige Lansik, Denison- Schleswig, Senior
** Kassidy Craig, Harlan Community, Senior
** Logan Schaben, Harlan Community, Junior

** denotes unanimous selection

2nd Team Hawkeye 10 Softball All Conference
Bailey Clark, St. Albert, Junior
Kaley Lightfoot, Lewis Central, Senior
Alexis Handel, Atlantic, Freshmen
Ally Anderson, Atlantic, Freshmen
Tori Bruck, Atlantic, Senior
Alison Bruck, Harlan, Sophomore
Morgan Schaben, Harlan, 8th
Elise Berg, Kuemper Catholic, Senior
Myranda Starner, Glenwood, Junior
Molly Dean, Glenwood, Junior
Jordan Major, Shenandoah, Senior
Payton Lee, Denison Schleswig, Senior
Sadie Petersen, Denison ,Schleswig Senior
Alyssa Higgins, Creston, Junior
Brenna Baker, Creston, Senior
Josie Sickels, Creston, Junior

Honorable Mention Hawkeye 10 Softball All Conference
Sydney Streicher, Red Oak, Freshmen
Josie Shudak, Lewis Central, Freshmen
Ashtyn Miller, Lewis Central, Freshman
Brenda Hopkins, Harlan, Sophomore
Julia Sorfonden, Harlan, Junior
Mackenize Richter, Glenwood, Junior
Lyndie VanNess, Glenwood, Junior
Emily Bardon ,St. Albert, Senior
Chandler Strough, Clarinda, Sophomore
Klarissa McElroy, Clarinda, Senior
Baylee Newell, Atlantic, 8th
Bailey Nichols, Kuemper Catholic, Junior
Lexie Little, Creston, Sophomore
Alex Mohr, Denison Schleswig, 8th
Sarah Heilesen, Denison Schleswig, 8th

Outdoors woman workshop set for Sept-18-20 in Guthrie Co.

Ag/Outdoor, News, Sports

July 27th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Women can work on developing their wild side by registering for the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop coming up Sept. 18-20. The weekend workshop is held at the Springbrook Conservation Education Center in Guthrie County. Julie Sparks, DNR Becoming an Outdoors-Woman coordinator, says “This workshop is an excellent opportunity for women 18 years or older to try a wide variety of activities they may never have had the chance to experience. We have top-notch instructors, our class sizes are kept small and the setting at Springbrook is beautiful, particularly in the fall.”

Workshop topics include basic fishing, fly fishing, birdwatching, archery, beginning shooting, basic motor boat skills, kayaking, survival skills, stand up paddling, Dutch oven cooking, basic camping and much more. The $150 registration fee covers food, lodging and materials for the workshop.

Women thinking about participating are encouraged to sign up soon, as many classes fill quickly. Brochures and registration forms are available online at www.iowadnr.gov/bow or by contacting Julie Sparks, at 515-725-8285 or julie.sparks@dnr.iowa.gov.

Boys State Baseball Tournament Schedule for 7/27/14


July 27th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

2A Quarterfinals at Principal Park in Des Moines
11:00-a.m. #1 Cascade/Western Dubuque (37-3) vs. #8 Mediapolis (21-9)
1:30-p.m. #4 Waterloo/Columbus Catholic (30-5) vs. #5 Hinton (26-5)
5:00-p.m. #3 Clear Lake (27-11) vs. #6 Treynor (27-7)
7:30-p.m. #2 Bloomfield/Davis County (25-7) vs. #7 Roland-Story (25-14)

Braves avoid sweep with 3-2 victory over Cardinals


July 26th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adonis Garcia’s first career home run broke a tie and rookie Matt Wisler worked seven strong innings in helping the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Wisler (5-1) limited the Cardinals to seven hits and walked three in his longest outing since he worked eight innings to beat the Mets in his debut June 19.

The Braves took advantage of Michael Wacha’s wildness for a 2-0 lead in the second inning. Ryan Lavarnway doubled into the left-field corner to score Eury Perez, who had worked a one-out walk. Following a two-out walk to Jace Peterson, Cameron Maybin singled in Lavarnaway. Wacha needed 51 pitches to get through the first two innings.

The Cardinals evened the score with runs in the fourth and fifth. Matt Holliday’s double into the right-field corner scored Kolten Wong, who had doubled, to tie the game in the fifth.


Martinez outduels Miller, Cardinals beat Braves 1-0


July 26th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinch-hitter Stephen Piscotty got his first career RBI with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and Carlos Martinez outdueled former teammate Shelby Miller as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on Saturday night. The Cardinals won their fifth in a row despite getting just two hits. They lead the majors with a 63-34 record.

Martinez (11-4) made his first post-All-Star break start and allowed six hits in eight innings with six strikeouts and one walk, which was intentional. He worked the last four innings and took the loss in an 18-inning setback to the Mets on Sunday.

Randy Choate got the last two outs for his first save. Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal has gotten two games off after working three in a row. Miller (5-7) allowed a run on two hits in 7 1-3 innings. The right-hander is 0-6 in his last 12 games, the longest winless slump by a Braves starter since Kenshin Kawakami went 14 games between victories in 2010.


Iowa Boys State Baseball Tournament Scores from 7/25/15


July 26th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Saturday’s quarterfinals at Principal Park in Des Moines

Class 1A:

North-Linn/Troy Mills 6, Van Buren Community 3

Pleasantville 5, Hawarden/West Sioux 4

Class 1A Semi-finals (Tue.  July 30th)

11-a.m. Mason City/Newman Catholic vs. Martensdale/St. Mary’s

1:30-p.m. North Linn vs. Pleasantville

Reliever Cishek added to roster, Cooney optioned to minors


July 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have added newly acquired reliever Steve Cishek to the roster and optioned rookie lefty Tim Cooney to Triple-A Memphis. The NL Central leaders made the move Saturday, a day after Cooney earned his first win in the majors this year by pitching seven strong innings against Atlanta.

St. Louis got Cishek, a sidearming right-hander who has closing experience, from the Miami Marlins in exchange for Double-A pitcher Kyle Barraclough on Friday. The 29-year-old Cishek was 2-6 with three saves and a 4.50 ERA. He was demoted to Double-A earlier this season but had an 0.71 ERA in 13 games since returning to Miami in mid-June.

Cooney is 1-0 with a 3.16 ERA in six starts for St. Louis.