Spirit Lake Baseball & Softball Win Home Openers
Thu 5-28-2015 
The Spirit Lake baseball team never trailed in defeating non conference opponent Sioux Central 9 - 4 Wednesday for Spirit Lake's home opener. The Indians scored 9 runs on 6 hits and scored 2 in the 2nd inning, 2 in the 3rd inning, 2 in the 4th and 3 in the 6th inning. Sioux Central with 4 runs on 5 hits, with 3 of those runs coming in the 4th inning. Spirit Lake was led by Logan Backhaus as he went 2 - 2 with 3 RBI's and 3 runs scored. Sioux Central's Carter Beckman went 2 - 2 with an RBI. The winning pitcher was Cory Meschede for Spirit Lake going 4 innings giving up 4 runs, 2 earned, with 6 K's. The Indians improve to 3 - 0, while the Rebels start the season 0 - 1.
The Spirit Lake softball team won their home opener over Newell Fonda 7 - 2. The Indians scored 7 runs on 9 hits and were led by Bailee Newman going 2 - 4 with an RBI. Newman, Josie Fagen and Kailee Jenness had a homerun for Spirit Lake. On the mound, Newman went 7 innings giving up 2 runs on 6 hits while striking out 9 batters. Spirit Lake is now 2 - 0