The Ding Dong Dash, part of the Bell Tower Festival hosted by the Jefferson park and recreation department, had a four-legged twist this time. Canines were invited to be part of a Strut Your Mutt 1-mile run/walk or to run along with their master for the 5K and 10K runs.
The Rams softball team lost 4-0 to the North Polk Comets Thursday in a game rescheduled from June 6 due to weather. The Comets are ranked #6 in Class 3A softball. The Comets are now 5-2 in the Heart of Iowa Activities Conference and 10-4 overall. It was the fourth consecutive loss for the Rams, who are 3-11 overall and 3-5 in the conference. Continue reading Ram softball losing streak now at four→
The Ram baseball team topped the Saydel Eagles 10-0 in Jefferson Wednesday behind the pitching of senior Ben Wilkins. Wilkins pitched all five innings of the game that was abbreviated by the 10-run rule.
The Greene County baseball team got into the win column in the Heart of Iowa Activities Conference with an 11-1 win over the South Hamilton Hawks in Jefferson Monday. The game ended after the top of the fifth inning via the 10-run rule.
The Greene County softball team fell to Roland-Story 5-3; Perry 4-0, and to Glidden-Ralston 16-14 on Thursday in a real slugfest. Unfortunately, the Rams committed eight errors to aid G-R in their victory. The Wildcats posted 17 hits on the night while the Rams had 15. GC posted a 10-3 win over Prairie City-Monroe Friday.
Ram varsity basketball coach Chris Nelson (left) and teammates (continuing from left) Scott Weber, Brandon Kres and Zak Clark won the 3-on-3 basketball tournament hosted by the Jefferson park and recreation department as part of the Bell Tower Festival.
The tournament was sponsored by AAI Spalding.
This is the fourth year the One Year Older Team has won the tournament.
JPRD director Vicky Lautner reports there were six teams in the tournament, and that “it seems everyone had a good time.”
The Greene County softball team opened its 2018 campaign with a 12-10 victory over Saydel Friday, May 25. The Rams came up against two rated teams in the Ogden tournament Saturday where they went 0-3 on the day.