When the seniors walked on the field against Davenport Assumption four years ago as freshmen in the Class 3A state championship game it was the first time they had seen the kind of pitching, hitting and defense it took to win a title. The Lady Dees lost 8-0.
My last few days as a full-time newspaper editor and publisher have been remarkable. I started writing sports for pay in 1974 and in a 46-year career had never covered a state championship team. I don’t count my first year as a part-time weekend writer for the Waterloo Courier when they sent…
Greetings. First of all, a hearty congratulations to the State Champion Albia Girls Softball team and players and coaches. Hard work, commitment and determination over the season and a career paid off. In a year where so many things are not good news, this was a shot in the arm for everyone.
Greetings to everyone today. I can’t believe July is almost over! It has been a summer to remember but also to forget in so many ways. For those who have asked about my mom, Gladys, she is still in the Northern Mahaska Rehab Center in Oskaloosa and is doing well. I sure appreciate, as she do…