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Meyer powers No. 2 NU to rout

SWEA CITY — Occasionally, a negative effect in prep sports can trigger a positive reaction. Ask North Union ace pitcher and No. 3 batter Emily Meyer. Meyer recorded a game-best 13 strikeouts to pace hurling a three-hitter and backed her complete-game pitching performance by going 3-for-4 ...

Sleepy Eye Post 7 trips Fairmont, 5-3

FAIRMONT — The Fairmont American Legion Post 36 baseball team dropped its second game of the abbreviated summer season on Monday night, losing a 5-3 decision to Sleepy Eye Post 7 at Herb Wolf Field in Fairmont. Both of Post 36’s defeats have been to Sleepy Eye. “We’re not getting ...

No. 2 Warriors perfect at St. Edmond softball tourney

FORT DODGE, Iowa — The Iowa Class 2A No. 2-ranked North Union Warriors did not allow a run in 18 flawless innings to capture the St. Edmond softball tournament championship Saturday at Harlan Rogers Complex. North Union also earned the top seed for the upcoming Region 1 postseason ...

Fairmont’s Crissinger picked for all-star baseball series

FAIRMONT — Fairmont right-hander Jacob Crissinger’s pitching prowess this season earned him a spot on one of the Minnesota high school baseball all-star teams. A youth clinic and a home run derby kicked off the two-day all-star series before Crissinger and his South teammates played ...

No. 1 Panthers zip No. 2 Warriors in softball clash

SWEA CITY — Thursday’s highly-anticipated Iowa prep softball clash between the Class 2A No. 1-ranked Central Springs Panthers and the No. 2 North Union Warriors was not close on the scoreboard. Central Springs ace starter Cooper Klaahsen and left-handed closer Kaylea Fessler combined to ...

No. 2 Warriors tame Broncos, 10-0, in 5 innings

SWEA CITY — Cleanup hitter Naomi Jones lined a vapor-trail home run over the 180-foot sign in the left-field corner to stake Iowa Class 2A, No. 2-ranked North Union to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning on Wednesday night. Junior ace right-hander Emily Meyer and the hometown ...