Loras comes back to beat Storm in IIAC openerAustin Konagel scored the winning run on a throwing error in the top of the ninth inning as Loras scored four runs in its final at-bat to beat the Simpson baseball team 10-7 on a cold, wet evening Saturday at McBride Field.
Softball doubleheader with Saint Benedict cancelledSaturday's softball doubleheader between Simpson and visiting Saint Benedict was cancelled due to unsafe playing conditions. After a lengthy delay, game officials made the decision to cancel the games for the sake of player safety. The games will not be re-scheduled.
UPDATE: Baseball series against Loras altered againThe Iowa Conference baseball series between Simpson and Loras has been altered again due to inclement weather. The teams will now play a single, nine-inning game beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday and conclude the series with a doubleheader Sunday beginning at 1 p.m.
Bjorkgren inducted into IHSAA Basketball Hall of FameFresh off his second season as head men’s basketball coach for the Storm, Brad Bjorkgren was inducted into the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s Basketball Hall of Fame class of 2017 for his remarkable career at Urbandale High School.
Greiner comes up big to help Storm split on final day in ArizonaJonathan Greiner drove in three runs and came on to record the final two outs as the Simpson baseball team closed the Tucson Invitational on a winning note, beating Marian (Wis.) 6-4 in game two of Friday’s doubleheader. Marian edged Simpson 2-1 in the opener.
All-American 4x400 team places seventhSimpson's 4x400-meter relay team finished seventh Saturday to take home All-America honors at the 2017 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Storm drop final two games in FloridaThe Simpson softball team dropped a pair of games to close the Rebel Spring Games on Saturday, losing to Wheaton (Mass.) 2-1 in nine innings and falling to Carroll (Wis.) 4-0.
4x400 qualifies for finals, Kalinay and Wheatley fall just shortThe underdog 4x400-meter relay team came out of nowhere to qualify for finals while hurdler Dylan Kalinay and sprinter Emmitt Wheatley came up short in the prelims for the Simpson men’s track and field team on the first day of the 2017 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Offense quiet in losses to Gustavus, BridgewaterThe Simpson softball team couldn’t get the bats going on Friday at the Rebel Spring Games, scoring a combined three runs off eight hits in narrow losses to Gustavus Adolphus and Bridgewater (V.A.). Simpson lost to Gustavus 3-2 in the first game of the day, then dropped a 3-1 decision to Bridgewater.
Storm notch close wins over Widener, LakelandThe Simpson softball team got solid pitching, clutch defensive plays and made the most of six hits on the day in a sweep at the Rebel Spring Games. Simpson beat Widener 3-1 to start the day before getting a dramatic 1-0 win over Lakeland in the nightcap.
Storm send three events to indoor nationalsSix student-athletes competing in three events will represent Simpson at the 2017 NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championships hosted by North Central College on March 10-11. Emmitt Wheatley (200 meters), Dylan Kalinay (60 hurdles) and Chase Wetterling, Travis Tupper, Jordan Coughenour and Kirk Wicks (4x400 relay) will represent the Storm in Naperville, Ill.
Rasmusson deals two-hitter in doubleheader splitMadison Rasmusson tossed a two-hitter and the offense tied a season-high with 11 hits as the Simpson softball team beat St. Joseph’s (L.I.) 5-0 to earn a split Wednesday at the Rebel Spring Games. Simpson fell to Rhodes 3-1 in the opener.
Offensive onslaught helps Storm earn first winThe Simpson baseball team got its first win of the season in convincing fashion, plating 21 runs on 27 hits in a shutout win over North Central (Minn.) on Tuesday. Simpson earned a split on the day, falling to Wabash 14-5 in the second game of the day.
Morrow named to All-IIAC First TeamFollowing a career year, Simpson women’s basketball player Noreen Morrow earned a spot on the All-Iowa Conference First Team for the 2016-17 season, as announced by the league office late last week.
Rasmusson, Chaplin help Storm earn splitMadison Rasmusson pitched a gem in the circle, Brianna Chaplin hit the game-winning home run and the Simpson softball team got a much-needed 3-2 win over Muskingum in the second game of Monday’s doubleheader at the Rebel Spring Games. Simpson lost to Thomas More 6-4 in game one.
Storm drop doubleheader to NewburyThe Simpson baseball team dropped both games of its doubleheader against Newbury on Sunday at Kino Sports Complex, losing 6-5 in game one and 10-4 in the nightcap.
Storm suffer pair of one-run losses in FloridaThe Simpson softball team is still in search of its first win at the Rebel Spring Games after a pair of one-run losses on Sunday at Osceola County Softball Complex. The Storm lost to Bluffton 5-4 to start the day before going hitless in a 1-0 loss to DeSales.