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Opening Day 2017 Cardinals vs. Cubs

Liam Parry

May 17, 2017

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Opening Day festivities in St. Louis were quite impressive this year. Ballpark Village was full of musical entertainment, mascots and around 40,000 fans itching for baseball season. The Cardinals were set to play the World Series...

Aaron Hernandez: All Star to No More

Liam T. Parry, Former Sports Writer, Current NASCAR Enthusiast

May 1, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports Carousel, Top Stories, Uncategorized

On August 27, 2012 All-Star Tight End Aaron Hernandez got signed to a five-year contract extension for 40 million with a 12.5 million dollar contract extension. The largest ever given to an NFL Tight End. In less than a year he...

New Season, New Rules

Brayden Logan

May 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

The Iowa High School Athletic Association(IHSAA) released pitch-limitation rules last October that will go into effect for the 2017 prep baseball season. Pitchers will be required to rest one day after throwing 26 to 40 pitches...

NHL Playoffs

Brayden Logan

April 19, 2017

Filed under Sports

Two first-round playoff series could come to an end Wednesday night, as the St. Louis Blues and Anaheim Ducks have a chance to sweep their opponents. The Blues are one of the shocking stories of the playoffs, winning three...

Gonzaga Making First Ever Trip to Title Game

Brayden Logan

April 3, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports Carousel

Gonzaga, making its 19th consecutive N.C.A.A. tournament appearance but its first trip to the Final Four, advanced to the national championship game with a 77-73 victory over South Carolina at University of Phoenix Stadium. In...

USA in World Baseball Classic Semifinals

Brayden Logan

March 20, 2017

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After two weeks of thrilling international play spanning multiple continents, four teams are left standing from the World Baseball Classic's field of 16: Japan, Puerto Rico, the Netherlands and the United States. With a 6-3...

March Madness

Liam T. Parry, NCAA Leading Basketball Corespondent

March 10, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports Carousel, Uncategorized

March Madness is approaching quickly with Selection Sunday this Sunday March 12,2017.  This is an exciting season, there is no certain Final Four picks this year, it seems nobody is safe. The top 64 teams in NCAA division 1 college...

Heelan Bounced From Playoffs

Brayden Logan

March 6, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports Carousel

The Crusaders were upset by the Sergeant Bluff-Luton Warriors 51-53 in a substate basketball game at the Tyson Events Center, with a state bid on the line. This was the first time since 1940 the Warriors have advanced to the state...

Hall of Fame

Libbe Janney

March 6, 2017

Filed under Sports, Student Life

Heelan Alumni class of 2010, Carli Tritz and 2 other girls from Iowa schools were inducted into the Iowa basketball Hall of Fame at the 2017 Iowa Girls State Basketball Tournament at halftime of the Class 4A championship game...

Post Season Basketball for the Crusaders

Brayden Logan

February 22, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports Carousel

The Crusaders traveled to Le Mars to take on the Dutch of MOC-Floyd Valley. This would be the opening round of a district double header where Heelan played at 6:00pm and then the Le Mars Bulldogs took on Storm Lake in the nig...

Heelan downs Dakota Valley in Basketball

Brayden Logan, Head Sports Writer

January 9, 2017

Filed under Sports, Sports Carousel

The Crusaders took to the hard court on Saturday, January 7th, at the Tyson Event Center. They played the Dakota Valley Panthers in the CNOS Classic, which neither team came in ranked. Dakota Valley came in the clear favorite...

Heelan Ends Season on High Note

Brayden Logan

October 26, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports Carousel

The Heelan Football team faced off against Spirit Lake last Friday, with a trip to the playoffs on the line. The Indians of Spirit Lake came in with a 5-3 record but no shot at making the playoffs with a win. They still came in...

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