The latest IGHSAU High School Softball rankings have Akron-Westfield maintaining their #2 position in Class 1A, while West Sioux slips to the 6 spot, and Remsen St. Mary’s jumps into the rankings at 14. Class 3A features Sioux Center edging up to the #2 position and BHRV sliding into 3rd. Cherokee jumped to the 12 spot, and Spirit Lake slipped to 14.
Statewide Iowa — The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding boaters and anglers to check for unwanted hitchhikers on their boats and equipment this Fourth of July to help protect Iowa lakes and streams.
Northwest Iowa — A limited Thursday schedule featured a hand full of softball and baseball games.
Sheldon Iowa — The Sheldon Orabs softball team downed Okoboji 6-4 at Orab Field Wednesday night to get a season split. The Pioneers won the first go round 7-1 in Okoboji back in late May.
Northwest Iowa — The Sheldon Orabs were scheduled to play host to Okoboji in both baseball and softball Wednesday night. due to wet field conditions the baseball game was postponed. The softball field was playable and the Orabs and Pioneers got together for varsity only in a game broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota — Todd Heitkamp, the owner of Dakota Angler in Sioux Falls, SD, provides the latest fishing report for the Tri-State area of Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota. Check out the latest Dakota Angler 2-Minute Fishing Report that includes some of the lakes that have been re-opened. Feel free to share!