Following a trying 48-hour period, the Waverly-Shell Rock baseball team still had the possibility of wrapping up the Northeast Iowa Conference championship Friday night at Harms Stadium at Her…

The Northeast Iowa Conference, a seven-member collection of schools of which Waverly-Shell Rock and Charles City are members, had issued a statement regarding the reported racist taunts by fan…

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The Iowa High School Athletics Association has released the district playoff brackets for Classes 1A and 2A, with play beginning on July 11.


With all apologies to the producers of the 1960s prime-time soap and the 2019 ESPN+ docu-series with similar names, but Saturday night, Harms Stadium at Hertel Field was Payton’s Place.

Most of the area schools took to the baseball and softball diamonds this week to begin the 2020 summer season following a three-month layoff due to the novel coronavirus.


Waverly-Shell Rock baseball coach Casey Klunder knew that Tuesday’s doubleheader with Oelwein would likely include some “sloppy baseball” from both teams.

Since mid-March, schools across Iowa sat empty and quiet. The tracks, tennis courts and soccer fields were vacant, with maybe a few athletes getting some reps in while hoping Gov. Kim Reynolds…