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Sioux Central wins 2 of 3 last week

ALTA — Sioux Central’s offense has been contagious throughout the whole team lately, the Rebels had already plated 29 runs total in the two games earlier in the week, they’re offensive momentum didn’t stop, scoring 14 runs in four innings to roll the Alta-Aurelia Warriors 14-1, Wednesday.

The team collected 11 hits, including three by Preslie Peterson, and two by Morgan Christian, Kendra Casey and Bradi Krager. Christian also added a home run in the big victory.

Tigers extend winning streak to 8

EMMETSBURG — The Tigers improve to 14-5 (4-1) on their season, they will host the Cherokee Washington Braves Wednesday at Spencer Senior High School. The Tiger softball team has found their stride offensively, lately they have been mashing the ball, Thursday they traveled to Emmetsburg and their trend continued, racking up 21 hits in the contest and dominating the E-Hawks 13-1, to improve to 13-5 on the season.

Unified Bocce Team takes silver at USA Games

ORLANDO — Spencer was able to send a few athletes earlier this month to the USA Special Olympic games in Orlando, Florida. They would send track athlete Patrick Smith, and a Unified Bocce Team to compete in the games, the team even got a chance to see the wonders of Florida with a one day trip to Disney World.

3 Tigers named to all-state teams

SPENCER — Iowa all-state soccer teams were recently named, three Spencer Tiger athletes were recognized with one of the most prestigious honors as a high school athlete.

For the girls they had two honored, Alexa Johnson received first team honors and Addison Hoben received second team honors.

Laker softball signs Swiggum

Iowa Lakes Community College head softball coach Katie King, announced the signing of Sydnee Swiggum to the 2022-23 recruiting class. She is the daughter of Eric and Christine Swiggum and is a graduate of Mt. Horeb High School in Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin.

Tigers blanked by Tornadoes

SPENCER — After defeating Spirit Lake Wednesday, Spencer looked to extend its winning streak against Lakes Conference co-leader, the Storm Lake Tornadoes, Friday.

After allowing a run to cross, the Tigers surrendered three more runs on a costly fielding error in the first put the Tigers in a 4-0 hole which would prove to be the final score.

Tigers steamroll Wolfpack, Indians

Spencer improved to 10-4 (2-3) with a pair of two games which they ended early against Lakes Conference opponents, Western Christian and Spirit Lake this week.


Spencer picks up 2 conference wins

Spencer’s softball program picked up a pair of Lakes victories with a Monday night road win at Western Christian before returning home to best Spirit Lake Wednesday.


HULL — Spencer traveled to Western Christian Monday riding a four-game winning streak, they were looking to extend that against the 3-6 Wolfpack. The girls were all about the long ball in the game, hitting three of them to be exact. Izzy Pingel, Jada Piercy and Olivia Huckfelt all ripped one over the fence.

Rebels drop close one to E-Hawks

EMMETSBURG — The Sioux Central boys baseball team hit the road again Monday, traveling to face off against Emmetsburg. The heavily contested game remained scoreless through four innings, until E-Hawk catcher Keaton Duhn smacked a two-run shot to put Emmetsburg in front. Sioux Central responded with one of its own in the top of the sixth, but Emmetsburg would match that, holding on for win 3-1 over the Rebels.

Rebels take 2 with offensive explosion

EMMETSBURG — Sioux Central would improve to 8-9 (1-2) with the two victories on the week, picking up their first conference win of the season against Emmetsburg.

Bulls Eyes trap team shoots at state

The GTRA/Spencer Bulls Eyes trap team athletes spent all spring shooting in challenging weather, so why would they expect anything else during the state shoot? Rookie and intermediate athletes were scheduled to begin shooting in Flight 4 about 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 8. A two-hour rain delay pushed the start time back. After the delay the temperature was pleasant and there was a slight breeze.

Bellator MMA returns to Sanford Pentagon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Bellator MMA is coming back to South Dakota for its third appearance on Aug. 12 at the Sanford Pentagon.

Tigers fall in battle against Braves

CHEROKEE — After smashing Pocahontas 11-1 on Tuesday, the Tigers traveled to Cherokee-Washington Wednesday for a matchup with the Braves. Cherokee was sitting at an impressive 11-2 on the season, Spencer came in with an 8-3 record. The Braves took an early 1-0 lead in the first, Spencer roared back in the third scoring three of their own, Cherokee tied the game in the fifth at three. The Tigers would add one more in the seventh, looking to get three outs and pick up a huge win on the road.

Tigers win 4 of 5 to finish week

SPENCER — The Tiger girls softball team played five games from Thursday to Saturday, first up was North Union, the Tigers only amassed four hits all game against the Warriors. Beth Strueber would lead North Union to a 4-2 victory, hitting a home run and having all four runs batted in the game.

Rebels win 1 of 2 at South O’Brien

PAULLINA — Sioux Central traveled to South O’Brien on Saturday to compete in their softball tournament, the Rebels had to face the Ridgeview Raptors to get it started. The game was filled with zeros in the first three innings, until the Raptors added three runs in the fourth, and three more in the fifth, that would be the difference in the game, as Sioux Central would lose 6-0.

Rebels thump Wolverines

WEST BEND — Sioux Central traveled to face the winless Wolverines Friday, looking to pick up their 10th victory on the season, the Rebels did just that, whacking West-Bend Mallard 9-1, behind a six-run second inning, and seven costly errors from the Wolverines. Ethan Mills led the way with three hits including a double, also stealing three bases. Peyton Otto and Konnor McKeever also had multi-hit efforts as well for Sioux Central.

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