Posts Tagged ‘Clear Creek Amana’

A softball Murderer’s Row in Oxford

June 29, 2009

Jim White isn’t a big fan of QuikStats Iowa.

He isn’t wild about the public seeing his team’s statistics on the Internet. And he certainly isn’t crazy about his players viewing them.

“I’m a team-first guy,” said White, head softball coach at Clear Creek Amana. “I’m just kind of concerned about kids being too concerned about their batting averages.”

Here, in a nutshell, is what viewers will find: The Clippers can hit. A lot.

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Regional softball pairings … the aftermath

June 18, 2009
If Jenny Drahozal and Cedar Rapids Xavier are going to advance to state in their first year as a 4A softball school, they'll probably have to get past Cedar Rapids Jefferson in the regional finals. (Photo by Liz Martin)

If Jenny Drahozal and Cedar Rapids Xavier are going to advance to state in their first year as a 4A softball school, they'll probably have to get past Cedar Rapids Jefferson in the regional finals. (Photo by Liz Martin)

The Metro is guaranteed a Class 4A team in the state softball tournament next month.

One. And one only.

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Clipper duo rank 1-2 in runs

June 8, 2009

According to Quik Stats Iowa, Clear Creek Amana’s Ashley Akers and Katy Sexton rank 1-2 in the state in runs scored.

Akers has scored 21 runs, Sexton 20.

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Defending champs head softball rankings

May 28, 2009

Three defending state champions are ranked No. 1 in the preseason softball rankings, released Wednesday at the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union.

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Clippers seek chemistry, state return

May 24, 2009
Clear Creek Amana's Melissa Walls takes a cut in a scrimmage last week at Oxford. (Photo by Liz Martin)

Clear Creek Amana's Melissa Walls takes a cut in a scrimmage last week at Oxford. (Photo by Liz Martin)

OXFORD — The most key component to Clear Creek Amana’s offseason softball workouts hasn’t been pitching.

Or hitting. Or fielding.

It has been the constuction of a team. A true team.

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Softball 2009: Teams to watch

May 24, 2009

EIGHT GAZETTE-AREA TEAMS TO WATCH FOR 2009:

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Novak picks Minn.-Moorhead

April 17, 2009

Alex Novak of Clear Creek Amana signed a national letter of intent to attend Minnesota State-Moorhead on a basketball scholarship.

Novak, a 6-foot-8 senior, was a third-team Iowa Newspaper Association all-state pick and averaged 18.7 points and 11.3 rebounds per game.


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