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(high school softball)

Spirit Lake 11 Le Mars (23-9/8-3) 10

(SPIRIT LAKE) -- Paige Krause put an end to a wild scoring derby with a walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the seventh inning Monday night to lift Spirit Lake to an 11-10 Lakes Conference softball win over Le Mars.  The Lady Bulldogs had taken a 10-6 lead with three runs in the top of the sixth only to have the Indians counter with four runs in the bottom of the sixth to tie the game at 10-all.  Emily Pick had a grand slam homer in the fifth for Le Mars and Molly Renken added a solo shot in the third.  Krause homered for the Indians and finished with four RBI's for the night.  Krause was also the winning pitcher for Spirit Lake.  Molly Renken, the third pitcher for the Lady Bulldogs, took the loss.  Le Mars falls to 23-and-9 for the season and 8-and-3 in league play.

Akron-Westfield (29-1/16-0) 11 Gehlen Catholic (17-10/10-6) 0

(LE MARS) -- Top-rated (1A) Akron-Westfield jumped out to an 8-0 lead after two innings of play Monday night and cruised past Gehlen Catholic 11-0 in War Eagle Conference softball action at the Riverview Complex in Le Mars.  Brandi Davis drove in five runs on three hits for the Westerners and ran her pitching record to 18-and-1, combining with Dana Hedlund on a two-hit shutout.  Davis walked one and struck out ten while allowing only a third inning infield single by Steph Rohe in six innings of work.  Hedlund gave up an infield single to Brittany Loutsch as she worked the seventh inning.  The Westerners collected 13 hits off Amber Timmins.  Timmins issued five walks.  A-W improves to 16-and-0 in War Eagle Conference play and 29-and-1 for the season while Gehlen falls to 17-and-10 for the season and 10-and-6 in league play.

(high school baseball)

(#10-3A)Le Mars (18-5/10-0) 12 Spirit Lake 1, six innings

(SPIRIT LAKE) -- Chris Eckstaine drove in five runs on three hits, collecting a home run and two doubles, and threw a four-hitter with seven strike outs to lead number-ten (3A) Le Mars to a 12-1 Lakes Conference baseball victory over Spirit Lake Monday night in a game shortened to six innings by the ten-run rule.  The Bulldogs stay unbeaten in league play at 10-and-0 and improve to 18-and-5 for the season.  Andy Hefner had a pretty good night at the plate as well, going 2-for-3 with four RBI's with a homer and a double.

Akron-Westfield (5-15) 4 Gehlen Catholic (10-11/8-7) 3

(LE MARS) --Mitch Hedlund returned to the Akron-Westfield line-up Monday night after missing all but one of the Westerners first 18 games to throw a five-hitter to pitch A-W to a 4-3 War Eagle Conference baseball victory over Gehlen Catholic at the Riverview Complex.  Spencer Frankl's bases-loaded single in the second inning led to three runs and David Burkes gave the Westerners a 4-0 lead with a RBI double an inning later.  Michael Whitehead's two-run double in the bottom of the third cut the A-W lead to 4-2 and Mitchell Flack's RBI single an inning later made 4-3.  The Jays left the tying run on base in the seventh.  Whitehead took the loss on the mound despite allowing just four hits and striking out nine.  Akron-Westfield is now 5-and-15 for the season and 5-and-9 in the W-E-C.  Gehlen falls to 10-and-11 for the season and 8-and-7 in War Eagle Conference play.

(little league)

Marlins 10 Giants 1
Cards 7 Reds 1

Lions 17 Rockets 10
Broncos 5 Eagles 4
Panthers 14 Warriors 12


White Sox 10 A's 5
Dodgers 8 Pirates 7
Cubs 14 Braves 7

Comets 2 Rockers 1
Storm 3 Sparks 2
Stars 1 Sting 0
Raiders vs. Liberty - no score reported


(American Association baseball)

Winnipeg 3 Sioux City Explorers 2

(major league baseball results)

N.Y. Yankees 5, Cleveland 4
Chicago White Sox 12, Minnesota 5
Boston 10, Toronto 4
Kansas City 5, Tampa Bay 4
Oakland 2, Seattle 1
L.A. Angels 13, Baltimore 1
Texas 13, Detroit 9

Milwaukee 8, Cincinnati 4
N.Y. Mets 17, Chicago Cubs 1
San Francisco 3, L.A. Dodgers 0
Pittsburgh 11, Philadelphia 7
Atlanta 6, Arizona 4
Miami 5, St. Louis 3
Houston 1, San Diego 0
Washington 11, Colorado 5






(high school softball)

Le Mars (24-9) 6 Sioux Center 5

(LE MARS) -- A night after losing in the bottom of the seventh inning at Spirit Lake, the Le Mars Lady Bulldogs earned a walk-off victory over Sioux Center with a RBI single by Madison Heidebrink for a 6-5 non-conference softball victory Tuesday night at the Bulldog Complex.  Sioux Center had tied the score in the top of the seventh before Holly Schneider doubled to lead-off the bottom of the seventh, advanced to third on Emily Ellefson's ground out and then scored the winning run on Heidebrink's hit.  Le Mars erased a 1-0 deficit in the fourth on Kylee Lang's grand slam homer.  The Warriors tied it with three runs  in the fifth.  Holly Schneider's RBI single in the bottom of the fifth put Le Mars back in front 5-4.  Freshman Jayme Kelly earned her first varsity victory in relief.  The Lady Bulldogs improve to 24-and-9 for the season.

(game one) Gehlen Catholic (18-10/11-6) 3 Spalding Catholic 0   /   (game two)  Gehlen Catholic (19-10/12-6) 14 Spalding Catholic 5

(LE MARS) -- Seniors Steph Rohe and Amber Timmins played a key role in a doubleheader softball sweep by Gehlen Catholic against the visiting Spalding Spartans Tuesday night at the Riverview Complex.  Rohe went 7-for-8 for the doubleheader with three RBI's, four stolen bases and she scored five runs.  Timmins was the winning pitcher in both games and went 3-for-7 for the night at the plate with two RBI's.  Gehlen won game one 3-0 with Timmins throwing a one-hit shutout with one walk and eleven strike outs.  She allowed just one base runner after escaping a bases-loaded jam in the first inning.  Rohe scored twice and drove in the third run with a double.  The Lady Jays rallied from an early 2-0 deficit to win game two 14-5 behind a 17-hit attack.  Rohe had four hits and drove in two runs.  Timmins allowed four hits and struck out seven.  Her two-run double put Gehlen ahead to stay in a four-run third inning.  Five more runs in the fourth put the Lady Jays in front 9-2 and they were never headed.  Abby Freking had three doubles and four RBI's in game two for Gehlen.  Alex Willman had three of the Spartans five hits for the night.  Gehlen improves to 19-and-10 for the season and 12-and-6 in the War Eagle Conference.


(high school baseball)

Spalding Catholic 6 Gehlen Catholic (10-12/8-8) 5

(LE MARS) -- Tommy Stoll's sacrifice fly in the top of the seventh snapped a 5-5 tie and a game-ending double play in the bottom of the seventh preserved the lead, lifting Spalding Catholic to a 6-5 War Eagle Conference baseball win over Gehlen Catholic Tuesday night at the Riverview Complex.  The win was the ninth straight for the Spartans as they improve to 16-and-9 for the season and 11-and=4 in the W-E-C race.  The game saw three lead changes and two ties before Spalding won it in the seventh.  Michael Whitehead's two-run homer in the first put Gehlen in front 2-1.  The Spartans regained a 3-2 advantage on Tyler Konz's two-run single in the second.  Tanner Christoffel's home run in the third extended Spalding's lead to 4-2.  Eric Oetken tied the game in the Gehlen third with a two-run double and a passed ball in the fourth gave the Jays a 5-4 lead.  The Spartans tied the game at 5-all on Austin Schmit's RBI ground out in the sixth.  Tyler Konz got the win in relief while Mitchell Flack took the loss.  Gehlen falls to 10-and-12 for the season and 8-and-8 in the W-E-C.  

(little league)

Reds 12 Mariners 11


Eagles 19 Spartans 9
Panthers 15 Lions 12
Broncos 10 Chargers 3

Mets 9 Dodgers 2
A's 9 Yankees 3
Angels 11 Rockies 7

Tigers vs. Phils - no score reported
Padres 0 Twins 0, tie
Rangers 2 Royals 1
Nationals 2 Blue Jays 0
Indians 2 D'Backs 1
Red Sox 3 Astros 0

(American Association baseball)

Winnipeg 8 Sioux City Explorers 7



(high school softball)

Le Mars (25-9/9-3) 7 Spencer 3

(LE MARS) -- Janessa Milbrodt and Molly Renken teamed up on a three-hitter but had to survive nine walks to pitch Le Mars to a 7-3 Lakes Conference softball win over Spencer Wednesday night at the Bulldog Complex.  Emily Pick homered for Le Mars and Ashley Phelan and Madison Heidebrink had two hits each to lead a nine-hit attack.  Le Mars improves to 25-and-9 for the season and 9-and-3 in league play.

Gehlen Catholic (20-10/13-6) 8  Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 3

(HARTLEY) -- Gehlen Catholic earned their 20th victory of the season, winning 8-3 at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in a War Eagle Conference match-up  Wednesday night.  The Lady Jays collected five of their ten hits in a four-run second inning and then added four more runs in the fourth.  Lisa Gunter's three-run homer was the key fourth inning blow.  Gunter also had a double to join Alison Schnepf with two hits for Gehlen.  Shannon Smith had two RBI's for the Lady Jays.  Amber Timmins threw a five-hitter with seven strike outs.  Gehlen is 20-and-10 for the season and 13-and-6 in the War Eagle Conference.


(high school baseball)

(#10-3A)Le Mars (19-5/11-0) 6 Spencer 1

(LE MARS) -- Tenth-rated (3A) Le Mars clinched their second straight Lakes Conference baseball title Wednesday night, riding Colan Bochers' three-hit, ten strike out pitching performance to a 6-1 victory over Spencer at the Bulldog Complex.  Borchers lost his shutout bid on a two-out error in the seventh inning.  Andy Heffner and Chris Eckstaine had two-run singles to lead the Bulldogs offensively and Jacob Lemoreux and Kendall Candor added RBI hits.  All six Bulldog runs scored on two-out hits.  Le Mars improves to 19-and-5 for the season and 11-and-0 in league play with three conference games to play.

Gehlen Catholic (11-12/9-8) 13 Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 6

(HARTLEY) -- Gehlen Catholic returned to the win column Wednesday night, rapping out 15 hits enroute to a 13-6 War Eagle Conference baseball win at Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn.  Michael Whitehead and Blake Wiltgen had three hits and one RBI each to pace the Jays offensively.  Whitehead had two doubles and Wiltgen had a two-base hit.  Mitchell Flack and Eric Oetken had two RBI's each.  Blake Wiltgen and Eric Oetken combined on six-hitter with ten strike outs.  Gehlen is now 11-and-12 for the season and 9-and-8 in the War Eagle Conference.

(little league)

Marlins 16 Orioles 8

Hawks 11 Foxes 10

Rockets 18 Warriors 17
Chargers 14 Eagles 9
Broncos 15 Spartans 12


Braves 5 Angels 4
Cubs 9 Rockies 0

Stars 10 Liberty 2
Raiders vs. Sting - no score reported
Comets 1 Sparks 0
Rockers 4 Storm 3

(American Association baseball)

Winnipeg 7 Sioux City Explorers 2


(high school baseball)

(#10-3A)Le Mars (20-5) 8 Sheldon 7 (make-up)

(LE MARS) -- Le Mars spotted Sheldon a 7-0 lead before battling back to win an 8-7 decision Thursday night at the Bulldog Complex in non-conference baseball play.  A four-run sixth inning completed the comeback.  Chris Eckstaine and Parker Rolfes drove in a pair of runs and Andy Hefner had a key RBI double in the sixth.  Levi TeBrink got the win in relief for the Bulldogs.  The victory improves the number-ten rated (3A) Bulldogs record to 20-and-5 for the season.

(little league)

Mariners 16 Cards 7

Foxes 10 Falcons 9


Lions 11 Warriors 9
Chargers 15 Spartans 11
Rockets 15 Panthers 9

White Sox 6 Yankees 0
Mets 5 Pirates 4

D'Backs 3 Nationals 2
Astros 1 Indians 0
Blue Jays 5 Padres 2
Royals 1 Red Sox 0
Rangers 1 Tigers 1, tie
Phils 3 Twins 2



(high school softball)

Gehlen Catholic (21-10/14-6) 2 Remsen St. Mary's 0

(LE MARS) -- Amber Timmins fired a two-hit shutout Friday night at the Riverview Complex to pitch the Gehlen Catholic Lady Jays to a 2-0 War Eagle Conference softball victory over Remsen St. Mary's.  It was sweet revenge for Timmins, who was roughed up for 16 hits by the Hawks in a 12-0, four-inning loss June 4 in Remsen.  Lisa Gunter and Steph Rohe led an eight-hit Gehlen attack against Miranda Staab with two hits each.  Gunter had a RBI.  The Lady Jays scored a run in the first and another in the fifth.  Gehlen finishes the regular season with a 21-and-10 record and finished at 14-and-6 in the War Eagle Conference.

Le Mars (26-9/10-3) 11 Cherokee 3

(CHEROKEE) -- Emily Ellefson and Janessa Milbrodt paced an eleven-hit offensive attack for Le Mars with three hits each to lead the Lady Bulldogs to an 11-3 Lakes Conference softball victory at Cherokee.  Milbrodt drove in three runs with a pair of doubles and Ellefson had two RBI's and scored four runs.  Ashley Phelan had two hits and a RBI.  Milbrodt teamed up with Jayme Kelly on a three-hitter in the pitching circle with ten strike outs.  Milbrodt worked the first four innings to get the win despite walking nine batters.  Le Mars ran their season mark to 26-and-9, tying the school record for victories in a season, and the Lady Bulldogs are now 10-and-3 in the Lakes Conference.

(high school baseball)

Remsen St. Mary's 8 Gehlen Catholic (11-13/9-9) 0

(LE MARS) -- Sophomore right-hander Matt Wesselman improved to 8-and-2 for the season, pitching a one-hit shutout to guide Remsen St. Mary's past Gehlen Catholic 8-0 Friday night in War Eagle Conference baseball at the Riverview Complex in Le Mars.  Wesselman allowed just two base runners through the first six innings before issuing his first two walks of the night in the seventh.  He finished the game with his fourth strike out.  Wesselman also had two hits, including a two-run single in the Hawks six-run second inning.  Andrew Pottebaum also had a two-run double in the second inning.  Tyler Delperdang and Cody Colling two hits each for the Hawks, joining Wesselman as the only batters with multiple-hits.  Michael Whitehead took the loss for Gehlen.  Whitehead allowed six hits, three walks and three hit-batters.  Eric Oetken worked the final three innings for the Jays.  Solomon Freking had lone Gehlen hit in the game, a solid single to center field in the third.  Gehlen falls to 11-and-13 for the season and 9-and-9 in league play while St. Mary's improves to 19-and-7 for the season and 12-and-4 in the conference.  The two old rivals split their four games played during the regular season.  If there is a fifth meeting this season it will be in the Sub-State finals.

(#10-3A)Le Mars (21-5/12-0) 4 Cherokee 1

(CHEROKEE) -- The Lakes Conference champion Le Mars Bulldogs rode the five-hit pitching performance of Parker Rolfes to a 4-1 victory over last place Cherokee Friday night in Cherokee.  The Dogs scored two runs in the third and added two more in the seventh to extend a 2-1 lead.  Hunter Rowe paced a seven-hit attack with two hits while Dayton Rand and Parker Rolfes drove in runs for Le Mars.  The Bulldogs, rated tenth this week in the Class 3A poll, are 21-and-5 for the season and 12-and-0 in league play.

(little league)

Giants vs. Orioles - no score reported


Hawks vs. Falcons - no score reported


no scores reported

(American Association baseball)

El Paso 10 Sioux City Explorers 1



(high school softball)

Le Mars (27-9/11-3) 2 (#6-3A)Estherville/Lincoln Central 0 (make-up)

(ESTHERVILLE) -- Starting pitcher Molly Renken has been used sparingly for the last two weeks due to a leg injury.  The Le Mars junior returned to the pitching circle Saturday afternoon and fired a four-hit shutout with four walks and seven strike outs to pitch the Lady Bulldogs to a 2-0 victory over number-six (3A) Estherville/Lincoln Central in a make-up Lakes Conference softball match-up at Estherville.  The victory allowed Le Mars to claim a share of the Lakes Conference title with the Midgettes at 11-and-3 and set a new school record for victories in a season with their 27th win.  The offense Saturday came from the Lady Bulldogs top two run producers this summer, Emily Ellefson and Madison Heidebrink.  Ellefson snapped a scoreless tie with a third inning RBI double and Heidebrink followed with a RBI single to score Ellefson.  Both finished with two hits while Ashley Phelan led Le Mars ten-hit attack with four singles.  Le Mars takes a 27-and-9 record into their tournament opener next Saturday against the winner of Thursday's game between Storm Lake and Spencer.  Saturday's game will be at the Bulldog Complex.

(high school baseball)

(#10-3A)Le Mars (22-5) 12 Glenwood 1, five innings

(LE MARS) -- The number-ten (3A) Le Mars Bulldogs rode the four-hit pitching performance of senior Chris Eckstaine to a 12-1 victory over visiting Glenwood Saturday afternoon in a game shortened to five inning by the ten-run rule.  Eckstaine lost his shutout bid in the Rams final at-bat in the fifth.  Eckstaine also drove in three runs at the plate Saturday.  Kendall Candor led a nine-hit Bulldog attack with three hits and two RBI's while Jacob Lemoreux added two hits and two RBI's.  Colan Borchers had two hits and Andy Hefner finished with two RBI's.  Le Mars takes a 22-and-5 record into a Monday night varsity doubleheader with Estherville/Lincoln Central at the Bulldog Complex.  The Bulldogs have already clinched their second consecutive league title but look to finish unbeaten in the league play.  Both games Monday will be carried on KLEM starting at 5:25.

(little league city tournament finals)

Mariners 12 Orioles 6
Reds 16 Giants 9
(championship game)
Marlins 7 Cards 5

Foxes 10 Hawks 9
Falcons 11 Foxes 10
(championship game) Hawks 5 Falcons 2

A's 4 Braves 3
Dodgers 16 Yankees 7
Rockies 12 Pirates 11
Angels 10 Mets 2
(championship game) White Sox 8 Cubs 6

Warriors 13 Spartans 7
Eagles 14 Rockets 5
Chargers 16 Panthers 5
(championship game)
Broncos 7 Lions 5


Preston Vore
Trevor Mullally
Riley Magnussen
Dylan Harms
Andrew Pitts
Cameron Rol
Brady Kommes
Kyle Kliever
Parker Magnussen
Alex Paul
Gerardo Beltran
Jonathon Hovden
Cody Beck
Devin Louison

(Manager) Bob Kommes  /  (coaches) Bill Thompson & Tyler Kommes

Le Mars Junior boys All-Stars play in the Hull Tournament July 9 through July 12

Sarah Adams
Kali Berkenpas
Cire Strim
Cassidy Utesch
Alexis Barthman
Caitlin Hughes
Andrea Kommes
Katrina Engebretson
Jamie Kommes
Jessica Eisma
Jessica Franck
Chaise Benjamin
Jennifer Hinds

(manager) Bob Kommes  /  (coaches) Kyle Kommes & Dave Hinds

Le Mars Junior girls All-Stars play in the Spirit Lake Toiurnament July 7th
and host the Le Mars Invitational July 14th


Lucas McCarty
Xavier Roberts
Trevor Renken
Brady Livermore
Izaac Herbst
Eli Ellensohn
Christopher Deiterman
Logan Lancaster
Ote Albrecht
Cole Linden
Cole Wiltgen
Colin Budden

(manager) Bob Livermore  /  (coaches) Mike Herbst & Terry Lancaster

Le Mars 12 and under Major Boys All-Stars play in the District Tournament in Le MarsJuly 7 through July 16

Alex Irwin
Gabe Eckstaine
Jakob Bixenman
Caden Webner
Anthony Lamoreux
Conner Ouradnik
Laken Macal
Riley Oetken
Alec Dreckman
James Kellen
Aisea Toki

(manager) Tom Kellen  /  (coaches) Rick Kneip & Scott Boylan

Le Mars 11 and under All-Stars play in the District Tournament at Northwest Little League in Sioux City July 6

Grace Milbrodt
Madison Dreckman
Jennifer Schneider
Christina Konz
Hannah Kliever
Haley Schwartz
Brook Berkenpas
Sidney Baumgartner
Brooke Woerdehoff
Whitney Kniffen
Dacia Buss
Stephanie Williams

(manager) Shane Dreckman  /  (coaches) Pam Schneider & Jon Milbrodt

tournament schedule to be determined

(American Association baseball)

El Paso 5 Sioux City Explorers 3


(American Association baseball)

Sioux City Explorers 6 El Paso 5


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