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Van Meter High School Varsity Softball beat Harlan 11-1

Friday, May 26, 2017 4:00 PM Van Meter High School AWAY 11 Harlan HOME 1 Game Recap The Bulldogs softball team defeated Harlan 11-1 Friday night thanks to a strong start and finish. Meagan Blomgren and Mackenzie Blomgren both scored in the first. Abby Archer bunted for a hit to score Mackenzie, and Meagan scored […]

JV Softball takes down DM Roosevelt 6-5

The JV squad got the win Wednesday night over DM Roosevelt. Van meter trailed 5-0 in the 4th inning, then the bats got rolling. Heading into the final inning VM trailed 5-1. Lilly Thompson ripped doubled scoring 2 runnings. Paige Wyant scored the game winning run on a wild pitch to cap off the 6-5 […]

Van Meter High School Varsity Softball beat Ogden 5-3

Thursday, May 25, 2017 5:30 PM Van Meter High School AWAY 5 Ogden HOME 3 Game Recap Van Meter took the lead late and defeated Ogden 5-3 on Thursday. The game was tied at three in the top of the eighth when Molly Blomgren doubled off of Loecker, driving in two runs. The Bulldogs captured […]

Van Meter High School Varsity Softball falls to Des Moines Roosevelt 9-6

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 5:30 PM Des Moines Roosevelt AWAY 9 Van Meter High School HOME 6 Game Recap Van Meter was back in action Wednesday night against Des Moines Roosevelt. The Bulldogs raced out to a 4-0 lead after one inning on a Mackenzie Blomgren 2 run home run, Haley Forret double, and Bailey […]

Van Meter JV Softball beats Earlham 2-1 to open Season

The JV Softball team defeated Earlham 2-1 in a pitchers duel Tuesday. Earlham scored in the top of the 1st inning and then pitcher Molly Blomgren shut the Cardinals out the rest of the game. Blomgren struck out 7 in 5 innings of work, as she picked up the win in the circle. Van Meter […]

Van Meter High School Varsity Softball falls to Earlham 8-7

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 5:30 PM Earlham AWAY 8 Van Meter High School HOME 7 Game Recap Van Meter opened at home Tuesday night. Van Meter trailed most of the game until an RBI single by Meagan Blomgren to tie the game and an RBI triple by Mackenzie Blomgren to take the lead in the […]

Bulldogs Softball Players Selected to The All State Team

Van Meter Softball had an excellent season. When a team has a great season it is because of the efforts of multiple great players. Here are the girls who have been recognized for their efforts. Class 2A All State Team 1st Team All State Bailey Richards-SR  .583% BA, 70 hits, 15 doubles, 7 home runs, […]

Van Meter beats EBF in 10 innings to advance to state

Van Meter defeated Eddyville -Blakesburg – Fremont 2-1 in 10 innings. The win moves Van Meter to 30-7 on the year and advances Van Meter to the state tournament.  Bailey Richards lead the Bulldogs with 2 solo home runs and 11 strikeouts on the mound. The Bulldogs will play Monday July 18th or July 19th […]

Van Meter High School Varsity Softball beat Fort Dodge St. Ed’s 9-3

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 7:00 PM Fort Dodge St. Ed's AWAY 3 Van Meter High School HOME 9 Game Recap Van Meter started Regional tournament play Wednesday night in Van Meter. The Bulldogs played Fort Dodge St. Ed’s. Van Meter struck first with a Bailey Richards walk and stolen base. She was driven in by […]

Van Meter Softball and Baseball capture WCAC titles

The 2016 softball and baseball teams both captured the WCAC championships this summer in their respective sports. Softball finished unbeaten in the conference at 16-0 and an overall record of 25-7. This is the Bulldogs first conference title in softball since 1995. 9th ranked Van Meter begins tournament play on July 6th as they host […]



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