Allie Petry, a junior at Council Bluffs St. Albert, will walk-on to the Iowa State volleyball team in 2021 with the hopes of earning a scholarship.
They happen in every sport, but somehow the highs and lows in baseball seem uniquely its own. Council Bluffs St. Albert and Martensdale-St. Marys experienced all of them in the bottom of the seventh on Tuesday night.
When Joel Sampson laced a three-run triple in the top of the first for AHSTW, it got Council Bluffs St. Albert’s attention. The Falcons responded with an offensive onslaught, and they needed it, because the Vikings kept swinging away.
It was one of those coaching decisions with no great option.
The year was 1994, and young Lyndsay Patton was a promising freshman pitcher on the Council Bluffs Lewis Central softball team, filling in for the injured Anne Howsare.
The way senior right-handers Brett Sears of Harlan Community and Ethan Bernard of Council Bluffs St. Albert were mowing through hitters Monday night, it appeared they were intent on being home for the second half of the NBA Finals.
Council Bluffs St. Albert trailed 2-0 at the intermission, but the top-rated Knights put on a remarkable show of skill, speed and precision in the second half. They scored four goals in a span of 3 minutes, 26 seconds, and finished with eight in the second half en route to a 10-0 Class 1-A state quarterfinal victory.
Veronica Svajgl stopped playing soccer in second or third grade. Last year as a sophomore, her Council Bluffs St. Albert classmates urged her to return.
Six different girls scored in Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln’s 6-0 romp over Council Bluffs St. Albert Thursday at the Y soccer fields, and coach Robbie Miller said that’s a perfect example of why his team is so good.
For a second straight day, a Council Bluffs St. Albert boys event at the state track meet ended in confusion.
Makenna Shepard honored her little brother the best way she knew how on Tuesday night.
SHENANDOAH, Iowa — Anyone who has seen him swing a tennis racquet can attest to the skills of Council Bluffs St. Albert sophomore Jeff Miller.
If Council Bluffs St. Albert had any thoughts of avenging last season’s 1-A sub-state final loss to Treynor, the Cardinals made sure it was going to be an uphill battle for the Falcons.
No. 8 seed Council Bluffs St. Albert trailed top-ranked Des Moines Grand View Christian 53-51 with 1:10 remaining in the fourth quarter and had its foe on the ropes.
The Council Bluffs St. Albert boys woke up on January 17 with a 4-9 record and no head coach. If someone had proclaimed then that the Falcons would be southwest Iowa’s lone state basketball representative, his sanity might have been questioned.
With their season and careers on the line, Council Bluffs St. Albert senior forwards Reed Miller and Jared Gast took their games to another level Monday.
Things looked grim for East Mills heading into the Class 1-A district final with Council Bluffs St. Albert.
The Class 2-A No. 3 Treynor girls made a statement early and then finished with a flurry in the Region 8 quarterfinal matchup with St. Albert.
Saturday’s Class 2-A Region 8 opening round matchup between Underwood and St. Albert wasn’t pretty. The teams combined for 52 turnovers, but the Saintes were on the good end of that number and earned a 61-47 win at home to advance to the second round.
The last time Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln lost a game to a city opponent, Josh Dix was in third grade. Since then, the Lynx had rattled off 26 straight wins against city teams and captured five straight city titles.
Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson girls coach Devin Schoening says his team is pretty good when players can put the ball in the hole. The Yellow Jackets proved him correct for the second night in a row.
Council Bluffs St. Albert announced Friday that Larry Peterson will be new boys basketball coach. On Wednesday, the school said that Ben Holling — who had previously coached at Omaha Burke and Omaha Central — was no longer a teacher or coach there.
Council Bluffs St. Albert boys basketball coach Ben Holling was dismissed from his job Wednesday afternoon.
St. Albert coach Dick Wettengell thought his team hadn't shot all season like it could have, especially during a recent stretch that saw the Saintes drop six of seven games to fall to 3-6 overall.
The Elkhorn Antlers can partially thank Caden Schutte for sending them into the holidays feeling good about themselves. The junior scored 18 points—15 in the second half—to help visiting Elkhorn down Council Bluffs St. Albert 45-38.
Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln was clicking defensively and Council Bluffs St. Albert was struggling to find its way on offense.
That combination resulted in a 53-31 blowout win for the visiting Lynx.