The county was well-represented this year as the 2020 Iowa Girls Softball All-State selections came out. Several girls from Independence and Jesup were named to the 2020 all-state teams.

INDEPENDENCE – Due to COVID-19, the Mustang softball team held its awards banquet outside at Teacher’s Park on Wednesday night. Players, coaches, and parents gathered in lawn chairs to celebra…

After a 10-5 softball season that ended in a heartbreaking loss at Janesville, a few East Buchanan girls have been recognized for their outstanding play on the diamond throughout the season. T…

MOUNT VERNON – The Independence Mustang softball team traveled to Mount Vernon for the second time this year to face the fifth-ranked Mustangs for the third time this year. This game went abou…

INDEPENDENCE – The Mustang softball team hosted the first round of Class 3A regional play Wednesday night when the Oelwein Huskies came to town. The Mustangs put together two big innings to wi…

JANESVILLE – The East Buchanan Bucs’ softball team traveled to Janesville Wednesday night to battle the Janesville Wildcats in the second round of Class 1A regionals. Janesville came into the …

JESUP – The J-Hawks(14-4) softball team hosted Cascade (5-8) Wednesday night in the Class 2A, Regional 7quarterfinal matchup. On paper, this shouldn’t even have been a contest, but that’s why …

INDEPENDENCE – After coming off of four straight losses, the Mustangs were back for some home cookin’ last Friday morning for a brunch matchup with Vinton-Shellsburg. The games started at 10 a…

JESUP – The Jesup community recognized four senior softball players last Friday night before a game against AGWSR (8-3). Seniors Zoe Miller, Andrea Gibbs, Jenna Jensen, and Kristin Sadler fini…

JESUP – You couldn’t ask for a better game one. This game went back and forth and came right down to the last batter of the last inning, when Jesup’s senior pitcher, Zoe Miller, stepped to the…

SOLON – The Jesup girls’ softball team traveled to Class 3A, 13{sup}th{/sup}-ranked Solon last Thursday night and lost a 6-5 contest.

GILBERTVILLE – Two big innings are all it took Wednesday night when the Jesup J-Hawk softball team whipped up on the Dons of Don Bosco, 17-4.

TAMA – The Mustang softball team took out their frustrations on South Tama Wednesday night, scoring 22 runs in two games.

WINTHROP – East Buchanan girls’ softball team has been on a roll as of late, winning their fifth straight game and raising their record to 7-2 on the season.

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