A first round bye allowed Benton softball a small breather and a chance to prepare as they hosted Charles City (18-11) on Saturday for Regional play, stifling an “aggressive” Comet offense 6-0…

Bobcat softball picked up its third sweep of a WaMaC West opponent on the season, this time at Independence on Monday with scores of 14-3 and 8-7 over the Mustangs.

LaPORTE CITY — The Knights scored their first win over the J-Hawks since 2016 in La Porte City on Monday, winning four of their last six games to gain much-needed momentum on their season.

Benton coach Jordon Pilcher was plenty familiar with Vinton-Shellsburg going into Monday’s Benton County Rivalry game. She’d coached Independence at her previous stop, but couldn’t deny there …

FAIRBANK — Divisional play saw Union softball head up to Fairbank to take on Wapsie Valley on Monday, falling to the Warriors 3-0 and 13-2 to remain winless in the NICL East.

TIFFIN — Benton softball made up for their postponed doubleheader at 4A third-ranked Clear Creek-Amana on Tuesday as the Clippers sunk the Bobcats 4-3 and 9-1 for the conference sweep.

Two days, two different results, and a lot of positives for Center Point-Urbana softball as they competed at the University of Iowa Softball Complex on Friday and Saturday, finishing with a 2-…

A battle of two young squads went to Oelwein in a doubleheader sweep at Union on Tuesday, with the Knights falling to the Huskies 12-9, 20-5.

Vinton-Shellsburg softball picked its first two wins of the season over Denver and Janesville in the Jesup Classic at Jesup High School’s fields on Saturday.


For the second straight year, Benton softball saw their season end one game shy of the State Tournament as the Bobcats fell at Oskaloosa 4-3 on Tuesday in substate battle.

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