Lady Falcons receive honors

Posted July 29, 2014 at 6:20 pm

All District

The Iowa Girls Coaches Association (IGCA) has released the 2014 All-District Softball Teams.

Rylee Negaard, a junior catcher for the Lady Falcons, was named to the Class 1A Northwest Team.


West Sioux’s softball team had three selections on the All-War Eagle Conference Team.

They were Rylee Negaard for First Team; Amanda Mace for Second Team; and Jenna Rehder received an Honorable Mention.

The Lady Falcons had a record of 5-21, 5-15 in league games.


    Falcons end 12-win season with loss to RSM

    By Steve Peterson

    West Sioux’s hopes for an upset in the second round of the Class 1A regional were dashed by Remsen-St. Mary’s, 4-0, on July 17 in Larchwood.

    The Falcons finished the season with a 12-13 record. All but three seniors return next year.

    West Sioux had downed West Lyon, the home team for the regional, 8-7, on July 15 so there was hope for a

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    West Sioux earns post-season baseball win

    by Steve Peterson

    West Sioux and West Lyon clashed in the Class 1A district baseball opener July 15 in Larchwood and the Falcons upset the Wildcats 8-7.

    The Falcons trailed 5-3 after a five-run fourth inning by West Lyon.

    But the West Sioux squad was determined to win this post-season game, scoring three runs in the fifth inning and two in the sixth for an 8-5 lead. The Falcons then held off a

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    4 Falcons make All-WEC

    West Sioux’s representatives on the 2014 All-War Eagle Conference baseball team were:

    Sophomore Porter Hummel was selected for First Team.

    Senior Jesus Rivera was selected for First Team.

    Senior Mich Schlumbohm was selected for Second Team.

    Sophomore Kezden Blankenship was selected for Honorable Mention.

    In addition, Hummel was named Second Team All-District.

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    Falcons fall to Hawks; end regular season

    West Sioux’s baseball team finished the regular season with an 11-12 record following an 8-1 loss to Remsen-St. Mary’s on July 10.

    The Hawks led 5-1 after five innings. The Hawks were seeking to become the War Eagle Conference champions and they added three more runs in the sixth.

    West Sioux scored its run in the fourth inning.

    Falcons statistics

    Porter Hummel had a 3-for-4 game

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    Wolverines win close one from Falcons

    South O’Brien Wolverines earned a 1-0 win over West Sioux in a close War Eagle Conference baseball game in Hawarden July 7.

    The visitors scored the winning run in the fourth inning.

    The Falcons had five hits and four walks but could not tally a run.

    Porter Hummel pitched a complete game and allowed just two hits, one walk and struck out 12 hitters.

    Falcons’ statistics

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    Bonnema gains CoSIDA honors

    Three Dordt College student-athletes have been named Capital One Second Team Academic All-American honorees for track and field and cross country.

    They are Katie Bonnema, a senior this past season from Ireton; Christy Heidema, a junior from Ridgetown, Ontario, Canada; and Laren Opp, a junior from Garner, Iowa, who were all accorded the honor in balloting done by College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

    Bonnema is a repeat selection for the district honor after claiming CoSIDA Capital One

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    WS softball squad gets 13 hits in win over HLP

    West Sioux’s softball team made it two wins in three games with a 9-0 victory over Harris-Lake Park in a War Eagle Conference clash July 2 as part of a doubleheader in Ireton.

    The Lady Falcons took a 7-0 lead after two innings and never looked back. WS was 5-19 overall after the win.

    The Lady Falcons collected 13 hits and had two walks and seven stolen bases. They got production from nearly every spot in the batting order.

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    UC’s offense downs Falcons in loop finale

    West Sioux’s softball team concluded the regular season with a 17-4 loss to Orange City Unity Christian in a War Eagle Conference contest in Ireton July 3.

    The Lady Knights, who also have Hawarden and Ireton players, led 8-3 after four innings and added nine runs in their final two at-bats.

    The Lady Falcons scored single runs in he first, second, third and seventh innings. WS finished the regular season with a 5-20 record.

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    Central Lyon gets by Falcons

    In a battle for Engleman family coaching honors, son Jason’s Central Lyon squad topped dad Brian’s West Sioux team 2-0 in non-conference baseball action July 1 in Rock Rapids.

    Central Lyon scored its runs in the fourth inning.

    West Sioux had six hits, three by sophomore Kezden Blankenship, who also had a double and a stolen base.

    Justin Negaard was 1-for-3.

    Jake Lynott was 1-for-3.

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