Ankeny Centennial catcher Ella Schulz enjoyed a breakout season in 2020. Her success on the softball field has resulted in an opportunity to play at the collegiate level. Schulz has verbally committed to Minnesota State, an NCAA Division II program. She announced her decision via Twitter over the weekend. "I'm so excited to announce my commitment to … [Read more...] about After breakout season, Centennial’s Schulz commits to play for Minnesota St.
Senior shortstop Keaton Gray helped the Ankeny Centennial baseball team to a 14-12 record this season. He was a repeat selection to the CIML Central Conference first team. Gray batted .333 and had 12 RBIs. He scored a team-high 19 runs for the Jaguars. Here is some inside info on Gray: Congratulations on an outstanding season. Are you satisfied with … [Read more...] about Ankeny Fanatic Prep of the Week: Keaton Gray, Ankeny Centennial baseball
There was at least one similarity between the Ankeny and Ankeny Centennial softball teams this season. Both squads featured an outstanding left side of the infield. Ankeny third baseman Jasmine Rumley and shortstop Marina Carter have both received all-state honors along with shortstop Franie Burnett and third baseman Taylor Runchey of Centennial. Two … [Read more...] about Rumley earns repeat all-state honors; Burnett also named to 5A first team
Check out the latest edition of the Ankeny Fanatic weekly podcast sponsored by the Ankeny office of Iowa Realty. Ankeny Fanatic publisher Dan Holm recaps the state baseball and softball tournaments with Ankeny catcher Mo Watson and Ankeny Centennial third baseman Taylor Runchey, and he also interviews Campbell University pitcher Cam Cowan about his shortened … [Read more...] about Ankeny Fanatic Podcast: Episode 100
If the baseball coaches in the CIML Central Conference wanted to build a team from scratch, Ankeny pitcher Brody Brecht might be one of the first players selected. Ankeny Centennial shortstop Keaton Gray would be another player that coaches could build a team around. Both Brecht and Gray have been named to the Central Conference first team for the … [Read more...] about Brecht, Gray again named to CIML Central Conference first team