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No.6 KCC softball team sweeps Ottawa

OTTAWA, Kan. - The sixth-ranked Kirkwood softball team finished its spring trip Wednesday by sweeping a doubleheader from Ottawa (Kan.) University.

Kristen Winter went 3-for-4 with a double, home run and four RBIs as the Eagles won the first game, 15-1, in five innings.

Kayla Tatge went 2-for-2 with a homer and two RBIs as Kirkwood took the second game, 9-0, in six innings.


Last Updated on Thursday, 21 March 2013 14:05



Winter nets 8 RBIs as Eagles sweep

FAYETTE, Mo. - Kristen Winter collected eight RBIs Tuesday as the sixth-ranked Kirkwood softball team swept a doubleheader from the Central Methodist junior varsity.

Winter had a double, home run and five RBIs as the Eagles won the opener, 15-0, in five innings. She collected three more RBIs as Kirkwood took the nightcap, 10-2, in five innings.

Kirkwood raised its record to 10-3 with the sweep.



Eagles end spring trip with 4-3 victory

VERO BEACH, Fla. - The Kirkwood baseball team ended its successful trip to Florida Tuesday with a 4-3 victory over Westchester (N.Y.) Community College.

The Eagles compiled a 6-2 record in Florida and raised their overall mark to 10-2.

Dairo Gonzalez snapped a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the sixth inning against Westchester with an RBI grounder that scored Eric Schenck-Joblinske from third base with one out.



Krack hits two more homers for Kirkwood

FAYETTE, Mo. - Haylee Krack belted two home runs and drove in five runs Monday as the Kirkwood softball team defeated the Central Methodist junior varsity, 15-7, in Fayette, Mo.

The Central Methodist JV squad won the first game, 4-3.

Krack hit five homers for Kirkwood on Saturday in two games.

Kristen Winter had three hits and drove in two runs for Kirkwood in the 15-7 victory. Leah Duffe scored three runs in the ballgame.

The Eagles raised their record to 8-3 with the split.


KCC baseball team wins twice in Florida

VERO BEACH, Fla. - The Kirkwood baseball team's magic in one-run games continued Sunday in Florida.

The Eagles nipped 12th-ranked UConn-Avery Point, 2-1, and trimmed Riverland (Minn.), 3-2, on their spring trip.

Kirkwood (9-1) has won four straight one-run games this season and five overall.

Collin Belk (3-0) pitched a complete game for the Eagles in the 2-1 victory over UConn-Avery Point. He allowed only five hits, struck out five batters and did not walk anyone.




Kirkwood softball washed out

CARTHAGE, Mo. - Kirkwood's softball games Sunday in the Crowder Community College Classic were cancelled because of rain.

The Eagles, who won three games in the event Saturday, were scheduled to play Butler College and Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa. The games will not be made up.

Kirkwood's games Monday against Northern Arkansas also have been cancelled because of bad weather.

The Eagles are next scheduled to play Tuesday at Central Methodist University in Fayette, Mo.


Semler, Heffernan make top all-region team

Kirkwood Community College sophomores Kasey Semler and Gage Heffernan have been named first team All-Region in Division II junior college basketball.

Taylor Olson of Kirkwood was named second team All-Region. Devan Douglas and J.C. Fuller from Kirkwood were named third team All-Region.

Olson also was named to the Region XI all-tournament team.


Last Updated on Saturday, 16 March 2013 23:40

Jacobs, Dufelmeier, Rohrbach named All-Region

Kianna Jacobs, Bianca Dufelmeier and Whitney Rohrbach from Kirkwood Community College have been named first team All-Region in Division II junior college basketball.

Alexis Fitzpatrick and Friday Chuol from Kirkwood were named second team All-Region. Whitney Henderson of Kirkwood was named third team All-Region.


Last Updated on Sunday, 17 March 2013 01:50

KCC baseball team raises mark to 7-1

VERO BEACH, Fla. -- The Kirkwood Community College baseball team swept a doubleheader from Massasoit (Mass.) Community College on Saturday in Florida.

The Eagles won the first game, 7-6, in eight innings and took the nightcap, 2-1, behind a strong pitching performance by Jean Carlos Rosario.

Kirkwood raised its record to 7-1 under first-year coach Todd Rima.

Jean Carlos Rodriguez led off the bottom of the eighth inning with a single in a 6-6 game. Dennis Colon put down a sacrifice bunt, and Rodriguez scored all the way from first base with the winning run when the Massasoit catcher threw the ball into right field.

Wilfredo Feliz and Greg Brodzinski went 2-for-4 with two RBIs for Kirkwood in the opener. Colon also drove in two runs.

Last Updated on Saturday, 16 March 2013 22:28



Krack slugs 5 homers as Eagles win 3

CARTHAGE, Mo. -- Haylee Krack slugged five home runs Saturday as the Kirkwood Eagles won all three of their games at the Crowder Tournament in Carthage, Mo.

Krack, a sophomore from Silvis, Ill., hit two homers and drove in four runs as Kirkwood belted Carl Albert, 12-2, in five innings.

Krack walloped three homers and drove in 10 runs as the Eagles dumped Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, 13-3, in five innings.

The Eagles finished the day with an 8-0 victory over Three Rivers in six innings.

Krysta Tutsch hit two home runs against Northeastern Oklahoma A&M. Lauren Weber, Kelsie Campbell and Kayla Tatge also hit home runs Saturday, giving the Eagles 10 homers for the day.

Shyanne Saladino, Amber Logemann and Sam Belz were the winning pitchers for Kirkwood, which raised its record to 7-2.

Kristen Winters drove in four runs against Three Rivers.


Last Updated on Saturday, 16 March 2013 22:18

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