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Published: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:52 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 12:56 p.m. CDT


Creston’s baseball and softball games postponed by wet grounds here Monday were rescheduled to July 2.

Also, Creston’s softball doubleheader at Harlan will be played July 8 instead of July 6.

Creston’s freshman baseball team is playing at Norwalk today instead of against Orient-Macksburg.

Basketball camp

Lindsey (Medders) Fennelly and Kelsey Bolte, former All-Americans at Iowa State University, will conduct a basketball camp in Creston July 11 as part of the “Twister Sister” training tour this summer.

Session I for grades kindergarten through sixth grade will be 3 to 5 p.m., with session II for grades 7-12 from 5 to 7 p.m. This camp is for boys and girls.

Cost is $40 per player. Order forms are available from coach Larry McNutt at lmcnutt@crestonschoolsorg or by contacting Kelsey Bolte at or by phone at 712-369-1202.

Fennelly and Bolte are also appearing in Ida Grove and Whiting on July 12, Conrad on July 17, Waverly on July 25 and Interstate 35 of Truro on July 26.

Girls shootout

The Creston Shootout for girls basketball will be held Sunday at Creston High School and Creston Middle School.

Games will consist of seven-minute quarters with a running clock except for the last two minutes of the game if the score is within 10 points.

Creston will have varsity and JV squads participating. The schedule:

HS court 1 — I-35 vs. Clarke, 9 a.m.; I-35 vs. Adair-Casey, 9:45 a.m.; Creston vs. Humboldt, 10:30 a.m.; Spirit Lake vs. Indianola, 11:15 a.m.; Nodaway Valley vs. Humboldt, noon; Mount Ayr vs. Humboldt, 12:45 p.m.; Adair-Casey vs. East Union, 1:30 p.m.; Creston JV vs. Carroll, 2:15 p.m.; Clarke vs. East Union, 3 p.m.; Spirit Lake vs. Creston, 3:45 p.m.

HS court 2 — East Union vs. Creston, 9 a.m.; Creston JV vs. East Union, 9:45 a.m.; Carroll JV vs. I-35, 10:30 a.m.; Creston JV vs. Mount Ayr, 11:15 a.m.; Mount Ayr vs. Spirit Lake, noon; Indianola vs. Creston, 12:45 p.m.; Mount Ayr JV vs. I-35, 1:30 p.m.; Spirit Lake vs. Humboldt, 2:15 p.m.; Mount Ayr vs. Riverside, 3 p.m.; Carroll JV vs. Mount Ayr, 3:45 p.m.

Middle school — Mount Ayr vs. Indianola, 9 a.m.; Nodaway Valley vs. Riverside, 9:45 a.m.; Riverside vs. East Union, 10:30 a.m.; Adair-Casey vs. Clarke, 11:15 a.m.; Carroll JV vs. East Union, noon; I-35 vs. Riverside, 12:45 p.m.; Clarke vs. Nodaway Valley, 1:30 p.m.; Indianola vs. I-35, 2:15 p.m.; Adair-Casey vs. Nodaway Valley, 3 p.m.; East Union JV vs. I-35, 3:45 p.m.

Champion photos

The Creston News Advertiser will publish team photos of any championship teams from Creston Little Leagues. Turn in to the front desk for temporary use by the sports staff, or email to

Submissions must include identification of players and coaches as well as any team members not pictured. Include the name of the team, the league and age group.

For information contact the sports staff at or call 641-782-2141 ext. 232.

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