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Year
Name
Team
Awarded From
Position
2016Zach Forret2ndINA1B
Jake Koch2ndIHSBCAOF
2ndINAOF
Kyle Schmitt2ndIHSBCAP
3rdINAP
2015Kyle Schmitt3rdINAP
2014Brandon Brittain1stIHSBCASS
1stINAUt.
Zach Forret2ndINAInf.
2013Brandon Brittain1stINAInf.
Jake Chevalier2ndINAInf.
2012Brandon Brittain1stINAInf.
Jake Chevalier2ndINA1B
Logan Crawford3rdINAOF
2008Dylan Frascht1stIHSBCAUt.
3rdINAUt.
Marc Murrilo2ndINAOF
2005AJ Wright2ndIHSBCAOF
2004AJ Wright2ndINAOF
2ndIHSBCAOF
2003Kyle Edwards1stIHSBCASS
1stINAInf.
Scott Blue1stIHSBCASS
2ndINAInf.
2001Caleb Barber2ndIHSBCA
2000Nate Shipman1stINA
1stIHSBCA
1stDes Moines Register
1999Nate Shipman2ndINA
1998Nate Shipman2ndIHSBCA
2ndINA
Aaron Perez2ndIHSBCA
2ndINA
1997Aaron Perez2ndIHSBCA
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Postseason Honors Announced for Varsity Baseball Team

After a 30-5 season and a return trip to the state tournament, many members of the 2017 baseball team have received postseason honors.  The Bulldogs led the West Central Activities Conference with four 1st team selections with Carson Rhodes (Catcher), Anthony Lowman (Infield), Brady O’Brien (Infield), and Sam Thompson (Outfield) making the team.  Connor Guess […]

Bulldogs Fall Short at State Tournament

As was the case throughout an impressive 30-5 2017 campaign, the Bulldogs baseball team battled until the last out was recorded, but came up short in the State Quarterfinal vs. Carroll Kuemper by a score of 5-3. After starting pitcher Anthony Lowman struck out two of the first three batters he faced in the top […]

Bulldogs Advance to State Tournament with 8-0 Victory over West Marshall

After coming one run short of reaching the state tournament each of the last two years, the Bulldogs broke through last night with an 8-0 victory over West Marshall(29-7) at Marshalltown.  Ten members of the current team were on the 2015 team and twelve members of the team were on the 2016 team that came […]

Varsity Baseball Claims Share of 6th Consecutive Conference Championship

In game one of the doubleheader to decide the conference championship, even though Van Meter and Woodward-Granger both had their opportunities, it was Woodward-Granger that eventually prevailed 7-4.  Woodward-Granger jumped out to a 2-0 lead after a run in the first and the second innings, both unearned.  The Bulldogs would respond with one run in the […]

Van Meter High School Varsity Baseball falls to Saydel Community 6-3

Saturday, June 17, 2017 4:00 PM Van Meter High School AWAY 3 Saydel Community HOME 6 Game Recap The Bulldogs first loss of the season came at the hands of Class 3A #8 Saydel in the championship round of the Saydel Tournament. The Bulldogs battled back from an early deficit, but were unable to hold […]

Van Meter High School Varsity Baseball beat Bondurant Farrar High School 9-6

Saturday, June 17, 2017 10:00 AM Bondurant Farrar High School AWAY 6 Van Meter High School HOME 9 Game Recap The varsity baseball team took advantage of five walks and one hit batsmen to go along with some timely hitting in defeating Bondurant-Farrar in the opening round of the Saydel Tournament Saturday. A sacrifice fly […]

JV Baseball Keeps Rolling Against AC-GC

Van Meter scored five runs in the second, fourth, and sixth innings en route to a  17-3 victory over AC-GC on Monday.  Van Meter collected ten hits in the contest.  Caleb Peterson, Zach Pleggenkuhle, and Chris Reames each collected multi-hit games for the visitors.  Petersen, Adam Wallace, and Brett Berg each drove in three runs apiece.  The Bulldogs stole 16 bases during the game as four players […]

Varsity Baseball Picks Up Win at AC-GC

The varsity baseball team grabbed an early lead on its way to a 16-1 victory over AC-GC on Monday.  In the first inning, Sam Thompson opened up the scoring with a single on a 1-2 count in the first inning, scoring Anthony Lowman.  Carson Rhodes then singled home Thompson later in the inning to make the score 2-0.  The […]

Varsity Baseball Takes DH from West Central Valley

After escaping game one with a marathon 19-13 win, the Bulldogs cleaned up their play in all facets of the game, finishing up the nightcap in four innings and an 18-1 victory.  Owen Crawford set the tone at the plate for the Bulldogs in game two with a two-RBI double in the first, two-run homer in the […]

JV Baseball Improves to 6-0 on the season

The Van Meter Bulldogs JV and Ogden’s JV traded the lead back-and-forth on Tuesday, but eventually Van Meter Bulldogs prevailed 10-5. All the scoring came in two runs for Van Meter with five runs in both the second and fourth frames.  The game was tied at five with Van Meter Bulldogs JV batting in the bottom of the fourth when Ogden’s […]

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