Orab Softball Team Splits A Pair On Day Two Of The Orab Invite

The Sheldon Orab Softball Team split their games in day two of the Orab Invite. The Orabs fell to top ranked and defending State 1A champ Akron Westfield before topping Spirit Lake 8-7.

In the matchup against Spirit Lake Sheldon took the lead for good in the top of the 4th inning as they went in front 6-5 following a three run homer to left field off the bat of third baseman Krista Bousema. Allie Jongewaard went the distance on the mound for the win.

In their earlier game Spirit Lake downed Boyden Hull Rock valley 11-8. Boyden Hull Rock Valley also dropped a 10-1 decision to Akron Westfield. In their other contest of the day Spirit Lake fell to Sioux City North 16-15.

Sheldon Baseball Team Gets A Split In Orab Invite

The Sheldon Orab baseball team split their games Saturday in the Orab Baseball Invite. Sheldon opened with a 12-7 loss to Sergeant Bluff Luton and followed that with an 8-7 eight inning win against Spirit Lake.

In the opener Cody Hatting keyed the offense with a pair of home runs going 3-for-3 at the plate driving in 4 runs. Graden Nordahl went 1-for-3 with a solo home run while Trevor Johnson added a double and Grant Weaver went 1-for-2.

In the second game a ground ball off the bat of Johnson with the bases loaded plated Jake Rosberg from third with the winning run. Earlier in the game Hatting had doubled to bring in Mitchell Jansen with the tying run. Hatting went 2-for-3 in the second game and drive in two more runs for 6 rbi’s on the day. Brandon Frick went 1-for-3 with a 2 run double and Weaver went 3-for-3. In his first varsity appearance Brennan Vogte got the win in relief.

In the other game of the invite Sergeant Bluff Luton defeated Spirit Lake 9-3.

Despite a threat of light rain the first day of the Sheldon Orab Softball Invite was played Friday. Day two is set for Saturday.


Ridge View 11, Sheldon 10

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 1, Ridge View 0

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 14, South O’Brien 1

Sioux Center 7, West Sioux, Hawarden 3

Spirit Lake 10, Sioux Center 0

LeMars Gehlen Catholic 9, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 0

Remsen-Union 10, Unity Christian 2
Remsen-Union 5, Unity Christian 0

 Sioux City, East 5, Hinton 2

St. Mary, Storm Lake 9, Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids 4
St. Mary’s, Remsen 10, Spalding Catholic 1




Akron-Westfield 12, West Sioux, Hawarden 4

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 8, Gehlen Catholic, LeMars 4

MOC-Floyd Valley 11, George-Little Rock 1

Okoboji, Milford 2, Central Lyon, Rock Rapids 1

South O’Brien, Paullina 14, Hinton 3

Spalding Catholic, Granville 3, St. Mary’s, Remsen 2


Class 1A Region 2 Girls Soccer

Unity 3, MOC Floyd Valley 0

Heelan 3, Western 0

Unity and Heelan will meet in Region Finals Monday at 5pm on the Briar Cliff Campus in Sioux City

Sports Schedule For Saturday 6/2/12

The diamonds will be busy in Sheldon Saturday as the Orabs play host to their annual invites on the same weekend this year. For softball it’s day two of tournament play. The Orab baseball invite is a four team one day event at Orab Field.





Sioux City North, Boyden Hull Rock Valley, Spirit Lake, West Sioux at day two of the Sheldon Invite

Sioux Center, South O’Brien and Ridge View at G-LR-CL

Trinity, Unity, Western and Akron Westfield at MOC Floyd Valley tourney

CYO Tourney: Algona Garrigan, Heelan, LeMars Gehlen, Kuemper, Remsen St Mary’s, Spalding, St Edmond at Kuemper

Harris Lake Park at Newell Fonda Tourney


Orab invite in Sheldon

Trinity, Unity, Western and Akron Westfield at MOC Floyd Valley tourney

CYO Tourney: Spalding, Algona Garrigan, LeMars Gehlen, Remsen St Mary, St Edmond and Kuemper at Kuemper


Area High School Softball & Baseball Scores From Thursday May 31st


Akron-Westfield 5, LeMars Gehlen 0

Algona Garrigan 6, Spencer 2

Emmetsburg 7, Sioux Central 0

Estherville Lincoln Central 2, Western Christian 0

Harris-Lake Park 3, Graettinger-Terril 1
Harris-Lake Park 5, Graettinger-Terril 2

MOC-Floyd Valley 7, George-Little Rock/Central Lyon 6

Sibley-Ocheyedan 6, Sioux Center 4

South O’Brien 9, Hinton 4



Akron-Westfield 5, LeMars Gehlen 4 (9 innings)

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 6, George-Little Rock 0

Estherville Lincoln Central 5, Western Christian 3

Sioux Central 12, Harris-Lake Park 5

Okoboji 3, Emmetsburg 0 (Non conference)

West Lyon 15, West Sioux 0

Sports Schedule For Friday 6/1/12

The Sheldon Orab Softball Invite gets underway Friday and wraps up Saturday in Sheldon. Among the teams in the tournament field along with the host team Orabs are Sioux City North, Boyden Hull Rock Valley, Ridge View, South O’Brien and Spirit Lake.





Remsen St Mary’s at Spalding

HMS at Gehlen

Unity at Remsen Union


G-LR at MOC Floyd Valley

Central Lyon at Okoboji

Heelan at Boyden Hull Rock Valley

Western at West Lyon

Remsen St Mary’s at Spalding

Akron Westfield at West Sioux

South O’Brien at Hinton

HMS at Gehlen