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Upcoming dates and nomination deadlines to remember.  Put these dates on your calendar:

September - December 2022:

  • Renew your 2022-23 IHSBCA Memberships
  • Baseball Advisory Meeting in Boone
  • No Player/Coach Throwing contact from October 1 through December 31
  • November 6th - Board Meeting Des Moines - Sheraton Hotel - Time: Noon
  • December - Online voting for Coaches of the Year, Assistant Coaches of the Year, Umpires of the Year, and Fields of the Year.

January - March 2023:

  • 55th Annual IHSBCA Clinic and Hall of Fame Banquet - January 20-21 in Des Moines at the Sheraton Hotel in               West Des Moines
  • Pitchers and catchers practice

March 2023:

  • A total of 15 days of hitting practice combined March thru April

April 2023: 

  • A total of 15 days of hitting practice combined March thru April
  • pitchers and catchers practice

May 2023:

  • 1st - First Day of Baseball Practice
  • Scrimmages - can have 3 scrimmages after first practice
  • 15th - First day for game competition

June 2023:

  • 17th - All-Academic forms are due 
  • 28th - Junior Showcase Registration forms are due
  • 28th - All-Star Series Senior Nomination forms are due

July 2023:

  • 2nd - Class 1A and 2A All-District Meetings
  • 9th - Class 3A and 4A All-District Meetings
  • 17th - 21st:  State Tournament
  • 22nd - Junior Showcase
  • 27th - 29th:  All-Star Series in Carroll

August 2023:

  • 1st - All-State Selection Meetings


Small East takes the All-Star Series Championship with win over Large West on Sunday:

Friday -      Small West  6      Large West  7

                 Small East   4      Large East   9

Saturday -   Small West   0     Small East   1

                  Large West   9     Large East   4

Sunday -     Small West   7      Large East   2

                  Small East   10     Large West   3

Team MVP's:    Large West - Jace Ulrich  (Fort Dodge)

                      Large East - Sam Skarich  (North Scott)

                      Small West - Reese Moore  (Van Meter)

                      Small East - Aaron Savary  (Dub. Wahlert)

Listed below are the 2022 All-District Teams.  Please "click" on each tab to open each All-District Team:  

2022 IHSBCA Baseball Rankings - Week 7 (July 4th)

 These are the final 3A and 4A Rankings.

Class 4A - Final Rankings

1.  Johnston   (30-4)

2.  Iowa City High   (28-8)

3.  Cedar Rapids Prairie   (28-7)

4.  Waukee   (24-11)

5.  Ankeny Centennial   (23-13)

6.  Waukee Northwest   (23-12)

7.  Dowling Catholic   (23-13)

8.  Cedar Falls   (24-10)

9.  Pleasant Valley   (23-11)

10. Urbandale   (23-14)

Others:  Ankeny, Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Dubuque Hempstead, North Scott, West DM Valley.

Class 3A - Final Rankings

1.  Lewis Central   (28-2)

2.  Assumption, Davenport   (26-6)

3.  Grinnell   (32-3)

4.  Wahlert, Dubuque   (24-11)

5.  Xavier, Cedar Rapids   (25-10)

6.  Western Dubuque, Epworth   (25-10)

7.  West Delaware   (29-10)

8.  Marion   (22-10)

9.  Independence   (25-11)

10. North Polk   (16-7)

Others:  Ballard, SC Heelan, Clear Creek-Amana, Dallas Center-Grimes, Webster City.

Class 2A - Fianl Rankings

1.  Van Meter   (29-0)

2.  Estherville-Lincoln Central   (23-2)

3.  Cascade   (16-3)

4.  Beckman, Dyersville   (20-10)

5.  Clarinda   (17-5)

6.  West Marshall   (22-7)

7.  Dike-New Hartford   (21-1)

8.  Underwood   (17-2)

9.  Anamosa   (15-6)

10. Des Moines Christian   (22-8)

Others:  Columbus Waterloo, Davis Co., Mediapolis, Mid-Priarie, Roland-Story.

Class 1A - Final Rankings

1.  Remsen, St. Mary's   (26-0)

2.  Newman Catholic, Mason City   (24-3)

3.  New London   (20-0)

4.  Kee, Lansing   (31-2)   

5.  Don Bosco   (19-3)

6.  North Linn   (25-2)

7.  Coon Rapids-Bayard   (21-4)

8.  CAM   (19-2)

9.  Ankeny Christian   (22-1)

10. Kingsley-Pierson   (19-4)

Others:  Highland, Lisbon, Lynnville-Sully, Mount Ayr, Woodbury Central.

The Coaches Win Club has been up-dated.  If you find something that is not correct or can help up-date a coaches record, please send Lee Toole a message with that information attached - Thank You!

                 2022 IHSBCA HOF Banquet Award Winners

The Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association held its 54th annual Awards Banquet in Cedar Rapids on Saturday, January 22nd.  The HOF class of 2022 was inducted.  All of the award winners are listed below:

Hall Of Fame Inductee’s (2022):                   Billy Argo  (Coach) – Davenport

                                                                        Mike Laird  (Coach) – William Penn University, Oskaloosa

                                                                        Nick Zumsande  (Coach) – Muscatine

                                                                        Brian Luft  (Coach) – Des Moines

                                                                        Reggie Stalzer  (Player) – Marshalltown

                                                                        Joe Hoerner  (Player) - Dubuque

                                                                        Jay Flora  (Umpire) - Marshalltown

10 year service award:                                                  

15 year service award:   Tyler Downing (Charles City), Cale Kramer (Hinton).

20 year service award:   Sheldon Card (Pleasantville), Steve Gebhart (Saydel),

                                            Brad Ward (North Scott).        

25 year service award:   Dave Rock (Pella).

30 year service award:    

35 year service award:    

40 year service award:   Mike Long (Woodward-Granger), Jay Ryan (Davenport),

                                            Charlie Stumpff (IC West), Lee Toole (Council Bluffs)

Harold Pinky Primrose Award:   Lon Olejniczak  (Cedar Rapids)   

President's Award:   Dave and Kendra Rock  (Pella)

Bill and Sherry Freese Contributors Award:    Cedar Rapids Tourism

                                                                                   Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company


Media Awards:    West District – Scott Byers  (Northwest Iowa Review)

                                Central District – Todd Weber  (Earlham Echo)

                                East District – KJ Pilcher  (Cedar Rapids Gazette)


“True Pitch” District Diamond Awards:

                                                Northeast District –  New Hampton                 

                                                West District -  Coon Rapids-Bayard                            

                                                Central District -  Urbandale

                                                Southeast District -   Solon                    

                “True Pitch” State Diamond Winner -   Coon Rapids-Bayard            

100 Win Club:   Ryan Burkhart (Alta-Aurelia), Bo Darrow (Newell-Fonda),

                             Tyler Downing (Charles City), Dan Halter (CR Xavier).                   

200 Win Club:   Jerod Brown (West Marshall), Aaron Hamann (Edgewood-Colesburg),

                             Jeremy Heinen (Waukee NW), John Jaeger (Ottumwa), Kyle Rodenkirk (Linn-Mar),

                             Tony Stenberg (Grinnell), Kory Tuescher (Wahlert).

300 Win Club:   Jon Fitzpatrick (Indianola), Michael Barta (Johnston),

                             Darryl Cochran (Camanche), Roamn Hummel (Cascade).

400 Win Club:   Travis Griffith (North Linn), Andy Osborne (SC Heelan),

                             Devin Schwiesow (St. Ansgar).

600 Win Club:   Todd Rima (Kirkwood CC), Jake Souhrada (Wilton).

800 Win Club:   Charlie Stumpff (IC West).

Dave Harty Umpire Newcomer of the Year Award:   Marcus Chieves (Ballard), Tyler Hovick (Des Moines),

                                                                                               Zach Hovick (Des Moines), Dan Mullenback (Urbandale).         



Assistant Coach of the Year:

                        West District:     Billy Sanders (St. Albert)                    

                        Northeast District:    Tom Hauck  (Marion)

                        Central District:    Brandon Stoulil  (Norwalk)                   

                        Southeast District:    Jim White  (Solon)              



Umpire of the Year:            Northwest District –   Rod Berg  (Carroll)

                                                Northeast District –    Jeff Frese  (Norway)

                                                Southwest District –   Keith Wohlers  (Council Bluffs)

                                                Southeast District –    Mike Botts  (Davenport)

                                                Central District -         Joel Harthoorn  (Sully)

                                                 Umpire of the Year:   Joel Harthoorn

District Coach of the Year Awards:


                        Class 1A                    Northeast District –   Jim Mauss  (Kee, Lansing)

                                                           Northwest District –  Dean Harpenau (Remsen St. Mary’s)

                                                           Southwest District –   Duncan Patterson  (St. Albert)

                                                           Southeast District –    Brad Helmerson  (New London)      

                                                           Central District –    Pat Brown  (Grundy Center)                                                                                

                                                            State Coach of the Year Winner –   Duncan Patterson

                       Class 2A                      Northeast District –   Cory McDonald  (New Hampton)

                                                            Northwest District –   Marlin Schoonhoven  (Unity Christian)

                                                            Southwest District –   Rod Eberly  (Clarinda)

                                                            Southeast District –   Darryl Cochran  (Camanche)

                                                            Central District –   Eben Baumhover (Van Meter)

                                                            State Coach of the Year Winner –   Eben Baumhover

                        Class 3A                    Northeast District –   Steve Fish  (Marion)

                                                           Southwest District –   Travis Nedved  (Winterset)

                                                            Northwest District –    Brian Wede  (MOC-FV)                              

                                                            Central District –  Adison Kehoe  (Webster City)

                                                            Southeast District –   Shane Sikkema  (Central DeWitt)

                                                            State Coach of the Year Winner –   Steve Fish


                        Class 4A                    Northeast District –   James Nelson  (CR Priarie)

                                                           West District –   Trevor Miller  (Sioux City East)                 

                                                            North Central District –   Michael Barta  (Johnston)

                                                            South Central District –    John Jaeger  (Ottumwa)

                                                            Southeast District –   Derek Stecklein  (Pleasant Valley)

                                                            State Coach of the Year Winner –   Derek Stecklein

Dennis Olejniczak Legacy Award:     Jerry Roling  (Dubuque)         Gary Nyhus  (Clear Lake)


Announcing the 2021 IHSBCA All-Star Series Teams:

Announcing the 2021 IHSBCA All-State Teams:

Announcing the 2021 IHSBCA All-Academic Teams:

Announcing the 2021 IHSBCA All-District Teams:


2021 IHSBCA Baseball Rankings - July 5 - (Week #8 of Season/Week #7 of Rankings) - Final Rankings all classes

Class 4A                                                  Class 2A 

1.  Pleasant Valley (29-3)                           1.  Roland-Story (23-5)

2.  Ankeny (26-6)                                      2.  Van Meter (22-7)

3.  Johnston (31-7)                                    3.  Panorama (19-4)

4.  West DM Dowling (26-7)                        4.  Mid-Prairie (16-6)

5.  Sioux City East (34-4)                            5.  Des Moines Christian (22-6)

6.  Dubuque Hempstead (27-8)                    6.  Underwood (19-3)

7.  Cedar Rapids Prairie (29-8)                     7.  Estherville-Lincoln Central (17-4)

8.  Urbandale (22-15)                                  8.  Jesup (20-3)

9.  Waukee (21-14)                                     9.  Dike-New Hartford (22-6)

10. Iowa City High (27-12)                          10. Beckman Catholic, Dyersville  (16-14) 

Others:                                                           Others:

DM Roosevelt (26-11), Indianola (25-10),                 Camanche (17-6), Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont (20-5),  

Norwalk (27-5), Ottumwa (27-8), SE Polk (20-16).     Kuemper, Carroll (17-6), West Lyon (15-4), West Marshall (21-9).                                                                           

Class 3A                                                      Class 1A 

1.  Marion (29-5)                                         1.  Newman Catholic (28-1)

2.  Grinnell (27-5)                                        2.  North Linn (28-4)

3.  Gilbert  (20-7)                                        3.  Remsen St. Mary's (20-3)

4.  Xavier, Cedar Rapids (22-12)                    4.  St. Albert, Council Bluffs (24-8)

5.  Wahlert Catholic (26-9)                            5.  Kingsley-Pierson (22-3)

6.  Webster City (23-1)                                 6.  Don Bosco (19-4)

7.  Solon (25-11)                                          7.  New London (19-1)

8.  Dav. Assumption (22-13)                          8.  Coon Rapids-Bayard (20-8)

9.  Boone (19-9)                                           9.  CAM, Anita (21-4)

10. Decorah (26-5)                                       10. Tri-Center, Neola (23-1)

Others:                                                         Others:

Ballard (17-11), Ft. Madison (22-7),                   Ankeny Christian (23-2), Kee, Lansing (26-9),

North Polk (19-10), Storm Lake (24-5),              Martensdale-St. Mary's (18-5), Newell-Fonda (16-6), 

Waverly-Shell Rock (28-6).                                South Winneshiek (23-8).                                         


2020 IHSBCA All-State Teams


2020 IHSBCA All-Star Teams

              2020 IHSBCA Academic All-State Teams

The 34th All-Academic Team has been selected by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association. 

A panel of coaches selected these senior player’s who demonstrate outstanding academic, moral, 

and athletic characteristics. 

   2020 First Team Academic All-State

Will Armstrong                DM Roosevelt                                    Logan Neils                         Ankeny Centennial

Nick Bice                           Fort Dodge                                         Brennan Sefrit                    Bedford

Bryce Coppock                West Sioux                                          Luke South                          Panorama

Mason Fritz                      Lake Mills                                           Zach Teten                           Underwood

David Greiner                  Okoboji                                                Jacob Thurm                       Humboldt

Tate Hill                            Central Decatur                                  Ben Vander Leest               Iowa City West

Austin Huber                   Alburnett                                             Ryan Vermeer                     Ankeny Centennial

Reese Jamison                 Woodward-Granger                          Jay Waagmeester               Central Lyon

Bryce Littler                      ACGC                                                   Cal Watson                          Urbandale

Alex Mammen                 Bishop Garrigan                                 Casey Young                        Winterset

   2020 Second Team Academic All-State

Bryce Achenbach            Woodward-Granger                             Jack Grell                              Woodward-Granger

Tyler Adams                     Okoboji                                                  Tyce Johnson                         Indianola

Jack Allison                       SE Polk                                                   Will Jorgensen                       IKM-Manning

Stephen Ansong              Lamoni                                                    Kyle Koppes                          Springville

Cole Arduser                    Solon                                                       Anthony Potthoff                  Van Meter

Alec Boldt                         Iowa City Liberty                                   Nick Ravlin                             Underwood

Logan Callison                 Durant                                                     Caleb Rock                              Sioux Central                  

Cole Cassady                    Martensdale-St. Marys                        Ian Rupp                                 Benton

Logan Engebretson         North Polk                                              Josh Van Beek                        West Lyon

Nolan Frey                        Iowa City Liberty                                    Noah Van Veldhuizen          Oskaloosa

Brian Forret                      Calamus-Wheatland                             Daniel Wright                        Sgt. Bluff-Luton

                  2020 IHSBCA Clinic Snap Shots - January 17-18

                                 Cedar Rapids Marriott Hotel




2019 All-State Team Captains

2019 Award Winners

2019 All Star Series Snap Shots


Welcome to our new website page celebrating 50 years of Iowa coaches, umpires and players. 

The launch of our re-designed website kicks off a year-long celebration of promoting baseball in Iowa and across the Midwest. 

Our site include pictures, information and award winners as well as our new Baseball Bulletin Board on the front page where coaches and players can find a variety of information including; scheduling games, job openings, our current newsletter and a membership form for the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association, among other things.  Please click on the link below or the 50th Anniversary link in the menu.

We hope you enjoy a lok back at our history.  If you have any pictures or information you would like to see included in any of the 50th Anniversary pages, please contact Steve Hanson at:

Celebrating 50 Years.  January 19 and 20, 2018 in Cedar Rapids.

Sign Guest Book  View Guest Book 
IHSBCA - Iowa Baseball Coaches

Lee Toole
301 Wildwood Dr
Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Cell:  402-689-8271
FAX: 712-366-8324 / 712-366-8340


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