Thursday’s interconference tilt in Ackley was closer that the 5-1 final appears. The AGWSR Cougars and Jesup-J-Hawks were in a 3-1 battle through four innings before the visitors caught a break that allowed them to score two insurance runs in the fifth. That led to a 5-1 win.
Consistency has been the key in building the Iowa Falls-Alden/South Hardin/AGWSR girls soccer program into the North Central Conference's top squad for two consecutive seasons.
AGWSR’s top-of-the-first run didn’t last long in the Cougars’ 14-4 five-inning loss to the Columbus Sailors Wednesday night in Waterloo. Half-an-inning to be exact.
After playing pretty good softball over the course of the last week, the AGWSR Cougars took a bit of a step back Wednesday in Waterloo. The Columbus Sailors held them to just two hits and two runs in a 10-2 game.
The AGWSR Cougars (3-3) needed three different comebacks to beat the Hampton-Dumont-CAL Bulldogs (1-2) Tuesday night in Ackley. They missed their chance to win in regulation, but scored an unconventional run in the eighth to pull out a 7-6 non-conference win.
The 2023 summer sports preview features six stories from our greenbelt area schools. It includes softball and baseball for Iowa Falls-Alden, South Hardin and AGWSR.
The first weekend tournament of the season yielded a split for the AGWSR Cougar girls as they downed 15th-ranked in Class 1A Saint Ansgar 11-6 and falling to Eagle Grove 7-5 in a time-shortened second game.
The AGWSR Cougars have been struggling while going 0-4 to start the season. Not so much offensively, but with preventing runs. Thursday, in Gilman, things came together for the first time with a 4-3 win over East Marshall. It took 10 innings to do it.
Any time the AGWSR Cougars and East Marshall Mustangs meet on the softball diamond, there’s usually North Iowa Cedar League-West title ramifications on the line. That may again be the case after AGWSR’s 2-1 extra-inning win Thursday in LeGrand, but the season is still in its infancy.
A winless season on the soccer field meant postseason honors were going to be hard to come by for the Iowa Falls-Alden/South Hardin/AGWSR boys.
There are going to be growing pains for the AGWSR Cougar softballers to start this summer. With a new coach and several new faces in new positions, they fell to 1-1 on the season with a 10-6 loss to Union in LaPorte City on Tuesday.
The AGWSR Cougars fell to 0-3 to start the baseball season with a 10- five-inning loss to Union in LaPorte City Tuesday night. They collected just three hits along the way.