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Raiderette season stats compiled

The Raiderettes finished their season with a record of 17-11 and ended things at the State Softball Tournament in Fort Dodge, one of two unranked teams to do so and one of three Pride of Iowa schools in attendance. The Raiderette bats boasted a .313 average with a .461 slugging percentage and recorded an on…

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Raider baseball stats compiled

The Raiders finished their season atop the Pride of Iowa Conference for the second straight year, however, the first as the sole owners of the title. The Raiders were 16-4 on the season overall, and 12-1 in the conference. The ultimate goal of a State Berth fell short, though, after falling to Lamoni in the…

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Raiderettes end season in Fort Dodge

Van Meter 12, Mt. Ayr 3 The Raiderettes played a second game at Fort Dodge, entering the consolation bracket after their first round loss to Central Springs on Tuesday. Van Meter (31-10) also fell in the first round, matching up the two squads in the fifth place consolation bracket. Unfortunately, for the Raiderettes, they fell…

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Raiderettes heading to Fort Dodge

Mt. Ayr 5, WCV 1 The Raiderettes did it again. They are headed to Fort Dodge to the State Softball Tournament for the third time in five years after missing out last season. Mount Ayr hosted their first Regional Final in 25 years, hosting and eventually falling to Underwood in 1997. Fast-forward to 2022 and…

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Raider season ends with loss to Lamoni Demons last week

Lamoni 13, Mt. Ayr 7 The Raiders were stunned last Tuesday when the Lamoni Demons came to town and put up four runs in the top of the first to set the tone early. The Raiders were only able to score one off a leadoff home run off the bat of Jaixen Frost. The score…

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Frost accepts baseball offer from ‘Dream School’

Jaixen Frost, a soon to be senior at Mount Ayr Community High School, has announced that he has selected the University of Iowa as his landing spot after graduation from Mount Ayr Community High School in 2023. Frost is committing to play baseball for the Hawkeyes, who recently finished their 2021 season with a record…

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Raiderettes prep for Regional Tournament Wednesday

Mt. Ayr 13, EU 3 The Mount Ayr Raiderettes hosted the East Union Eagles last week in a contest that seemed to stun the Raiderettes after the Eagles came out swinging. The Eagles led the Raiderettes early, but the Mount Ayr lineup found their rhythm and was able to take the victory by 10-runs after…

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Raiders down Timberwolves in first round

The Mount Ayr Raiders defeated the East Union Eagles to close out the regular season on top of the Pride of Iowa, before heading into Districts. The Raiders began District play on Saturday, July 2 against Southwest Valley. The win over the Timberwolves pushed them to the next round to face the Lamoni Demons who…

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Raiderettes suffer two losses before taking win over Wolverines

The Raiderettes had a tough week, dropping two before taking the win over the Nodaway Valley Wolverines on Friday. SEW 4, Mt. Ayr 2 The Southeast Warren Warhawks visited Mount Ayr where they put two runs up early before the Raiderettes tied things up late in a game that went into extra innings. The Raiderettes…

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