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BGM falls 7-1 to top seed

by dhayes on July 30, 2014

Bears drop Class 1A quarterfinal game to defending state champ Newman Catholic, Mason City By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com The BGM Bears got one monkey off their backs to reach the Class 1A state baseball tournament, but following a 7-1 loss to top seeded Newman Catholic, Mason City, they may have found another one. The Bears […]

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Bears make state!

by dhayes on July 30, 2014

  By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com A little hometown history continued to be made this past week in Brooklyn as the No. 7 BGM Bears baseball team defeated Grundy Center 5-2 in Traer for their first trip to the Class 1A state baseball tournament. The Bears took on Newman Catholic, Mason City, on Friday at Principal […]

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Bears roar into Class 1A state baseball tournament

July 24, 2014 BGM sports

By Dann Hayes dhayes1@dmreg.com   Class 1A Substate 3 BGM 5, Grundy Center 2 The No. 7 BGM Bears have their tickets to the Class 1A state baseball tournament with a 5-2 victory over Grundy Center, 13-18, in Traer on Tuesday, July 22. The Bears racked up seven hits in the game, while winning pitcher […]

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Bears roar into substate

July 22, 2014 BGM sports

BGM stops Iowa Valley 4-0 to advance By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com The BGM Bears shot into the Class 1A Substate 3 baseball tournament with a tough 4-0 victory over Iowa Valley on Saturday, July 19. The No. 7 Bears, 24-2, will take on Grundy Center, 13-18, at North Tama, Traer on Tuesday, July 22 at […]

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Montezuma falls to Warhawks

July 22, 2014 BGM sports

Braves fall in semis of district baseball playoffs By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com The Montezuma Braves fell to the North Mahaska Warhawks 8-4 in the semifinals of the Class 1A District 11 baseball tournament on Thursday, July 17. Mitch Gibson started on the mound for Montezuma and allowed five hits and five runs with one strikeout. […]

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42nd Annual Iowa Shrine Bowl

July 22, 2014 BGM sports

BGM, Grinnell and Montezuma sending players to annual fund raiser By J.O. PARKER joparker@dmreg.com The 42nd Annual Iowa Shrine Bowl is slated for this Saturday, July 26, and three Poweshiek County football standouts will be playing in the game. Seniors Kyle Gritsch, BGM; Eli Dunne, Grinnell; and Kane Barker, Montezuma, will suit up one last […]

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BGM Pony League team wins SICL tourney

July 15, 2014 Agriculture News

By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com The BGM baseball pony league has done it again! The team, made up of boys in the seventh and eighth grades, captured the South Iowa Cedar Pony League tournament on Saturday, June 28. “It was a great tournament,” said head coach Spencer Gritsch, who is also an assistant coach for the […]

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Area teams fall out of playoffs

July 15, 2014 BGM sports

Grinnell, Montezuma and BGM all lose in early rounds of regional tournament action By CRAIG ARENDT and DANN HAYES powcr@dmreg.com The Montezuma Bravettes saw their season come to an end Wednesday night when they lost to the Twin Cedars Sabres 9-4 in the second round of the Class 1A Region five softball tournament at Bussey. […]

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BGM Bears stop HLV 11-1

July 8, 2014 BGM sports

Gritsch home run seals victory for home team By DANN HAYES dhayes1@dmreg.com A three-run homer by Kyle Gritsch in the bottom of the sixth inning helped the BGM Bears capture an 11-1 win over HLV on Wednesday, July 2. The Bears, ahead 5-0 at the end of four innings, struck hard in the sixth when […]

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HLV steals 13-8 win over BGM

July 8, 2014 BGM sports

By CRAIG ARENDT and DANN HAYES powcr@dmreg.com The HLV Warriors came from behind to take a 13-8 win over BGM in Brooklyn on Wednesday, July 2 in a rain-delayed game. Down 6-1 at the start of the fourth inning, the Warriors scored seven runs to take an 8-6 lead, and added five more in the […]

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