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Former ballplayer struck by foul wins more than $1M in suit

News, Sports

July 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) – A jury has awarded more than $1 million to a former high school baseball player who sued Davenport Assumption High School because he was injured by a foul ball while in a dugout, awaiting his turn at bat. Spencer Ludman filed the lawsuit in April 2013, alleging that the school was at fault because the dugout didn’t protect him. A Scott County jury ruled in his favor on Monday after a trial that began June 22.

Ludman’s skull was fractured on July 7, 2011, while playing for Muscatine High School in a game at Assumption. His attorney Steve Crowley said Thursday that the 22-year-old Ludman now must take anti-seizure medication. Assumption’s attorney, Lori Cole Magerko, says her client probably will appeal.

Former coach denies allegations he choked 7-year-old boy

News, Sports

July 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

TREYNOR, Iowa (AP) – An assistant high school basketball coach has denied that he choked a 7-year-old boy at the man’s residence in western Iowa. The Daily Nonpareil reports that Michael Doner is charged with assault causing injury. The 40-year-old is due back in court on July 9th. Doner’s attorney, Chad Primmer, told the newspaper that Doner “denies the allegations and looks forward to his day in court.”

Authorities say the boy was choked on May 21 at Doner’s home in Treynor. Pottawattamie County Sheriff Jeff Danker says that when authorities interviewed the boy, marks were found on his neck. Doner has told athletic officials at St. Albert Catholic Schools in Council Bluffs that he would not be part of the school’s boys basketball coaching staff this coming season.

(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 7/2/2015

Podcasts, Sports

July 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The 7:20-a.m. Sportscast w/Jim Field.

Wednesday High School Softball/Baseball Scores

Sports

July 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Wednesday Softball
Shenandoah 10, Southwest Valley 3
Thomas Jefferson 3, St. Albert 1
Sergeant Bluff-Luton 8, Glenwood 6
Glidden-Ralston 10, CAM 2
Riverside 5, Griswold 2
A-H-S-T-W 10, Audubon 4
Underwood 10, East Mills 0 (5 inn)
Logan-Magnolia 7, Treynor 1
Missouri Valley 12, Tri-Center 3
ADM 9, IKM-Manning 1
Boyer Valley 11-12 Coon Rapids-Bayard 7-2
Fremont-Mills 5, Sidney 0
Panorama 17, Des Moines Christian 0

Wednesday Baseball
Atlantic 3, ADM 0
Shenandoah 10, Southwest Valley 2
Clarinda 8, Denison-Schleswig 5
Glidden-Ralston 5, CAM 0
Audubon 5, A-H-S-T-W 4
Griswold 3-11, Riverside 0-1
Missouri Valley 6, Tri-Center 5 (10 inn)
St. Albert 13, Clarinda Academy 3
Glenwood 8, Sioux City Heelan 1
Creston 5-4, Kuemper Catholic 2-3
Harlan 8, Sioux City West 2
Fremont-Mills 4, Sidney 3 (11 inn)
Underwood 9, East Mills 4
Treynor 11, Logan-Magnolia 1 (6 inn)
IKM-Manning 10, South Central Calhoun 9
Coon Rapids-Bayard 14, Boyer Valley 1 (5 inn)
Guthrie Center 18, Woodward Academy 10

Cards’ Garcia ruled out for Thursday, no DL move expected

Sports

July 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaime Garcia has been pushed back again and won’t start today (Thursday) for the St. Louis Cardinals because of what the pitcher calls a left groin strain. The left-hander and the team are confident he won’t be placed on the 15-day disabled list. Garcia could start early next week in Chicago against the Cubs.

Manager Mike Matheny said the replacement for the opener of a four-game series with the Padres will be a minor league call-up. Garcia was injured rounding third base scoring a run in the eighth inning of his last start on June 24 in Miami. The team had previously referred to the injury as a groin cramp.

Garcia is 3-3 with a 1.69 ERA in seven starts coming off thoracic outlet surgery to correct a nerve issue in his shoulder that cost him most of the previous two seasons.

 

Quintana paces White Sox to 7-1 win over Cardinals

Sports

July 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Melky Cabrera homered to back a strong outing from Jose Quintana, and the Chicago White Sox pulled away late to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-1 Wednesday night in a game interrupted by three rain delays.

The Cardinals lead the majors with a 51-26 record and had a six-game winning streak entering the two-game series but were held to a single run in each of the two losses to Chicago. They were 0 for 16 with runners in scoring position, including seven hitless at-bats Wednesday.

Quintana (4-7) allowed a run in six innings with eight strikeouts to win for the first time in four starts. The lefty worked at least six innings for the 10th straight time, none of the starts lasting longer than seven innings. Cabrera homered in the sixth to give the White Sox the lead. Tyler Flowers’ two-run homer highlighted a five-run ninth for the White Sox, who had dropped 12 of 16 entering the series.

 

(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 7/01/2015

Podcasts, Sports

July 1st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The 7:20-a.m. Sportscast w/Jim Field.

Tuesday High School Softball/Baseball Scores

Sports

July 1st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Tuesday Softball
Lewis Central 4-5, Atlantic 0-0
Shenandoah 12, Clarinda 6
Creston 11, Red Oak 1
Harlan 12-18, St. Albert 0-0
Denison-Schleswig 6, Kuemper Catholic 4
Griswold 13, Essex 2
Stanton 4, Thomas Jefferson 1
Logan-Magnolia 19, Coon Rapids-Bayard 2
Missouri Valley 9, Westwood 5
CAM 12, Orient-Macksburg 2
Charter Oak-Ute 6, Glidden-Ralston 2 (10 inn)
Ar-We-Va 12, South Central Calhoun 2
Woodbine 8, Whiting 4
Bedford 8, East Union 3
Lenox 10, Mount Ayr 3
Nodaway Valley 6, Southwest Valley 1
Abraham Lincoln 15, Sioux City West 4
Ogden 4, Panorama 2
Perry 2, Carroll 0
Van Meter 12-14, Guthrie Center 0-1

Tuesday Baseball
Lewis Central 8, Atlantic 2
Shenandoah 5, Clarinda 4
Underwood 12, Shenandoah 8
Creston 12, Red Oak 2
Glenwood 4-2, Thomas Jefferson 3-7
St. Albert 3, Harlan 2
Kuemper Catholic 10, Denison-Schleswig 4
Nishnabotna 4, Fremont-Mills 2
East Mills 11, Sidney 7
West Harrison 12, Missouri Valley 5 (5 inn)
Bedford 11, East Union 2
Lenox 11, Mount Ayr 3
Nodaway Valley 10, Southwest Valley 4
Exira/EHK 3, Coon Rapids-Bayard 2
CAM 6, Orient-Macksburg 0
Ar-We-Va 10, South Central Calhoun 9
Sioux City West 2-6, Abraham Lincoln 1-5
Van Meter 12-6, Guthrie Center 4-0
Ogden 14, Panorama 4 (5 inn)

Cardinals/Royals Sports News

Sports

July 1st, 2015 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Chicago White Sox outlasted the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 in 11 innings Tuesday night on a home run by Tyler Flowers. Chris Sale matched a major league record by striking out at least 10 in eight straight starts. Sale struck out 12 in eight innings Tuesday. The lefty tied the mark set by Pedro Martinez in 1999 with Boston.

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have placed right-handed reliever Matt Belisle on the 15-day disabled list with elbow inflammation. Right-hander Marcus Hatley’s contract was purchased from Triple-A Memphis. Reliever Jordan Walden was transferred from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day DL to make room on the 40-man roster.

HOUSTON (AP) — Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. The performance comes after Keuchel threw a six-hit shutout in a win over the New York Yankees in his previous start. Keuchel struck out seven and didn’t walk a batter to lower his ERA to 2.03.

 

(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 6/30/2015

Podcasts, Sports

June 30th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The 7:20-a.m. Sportscast w/Jim Field.