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Regional Softball Schedule Saturday 07/08/2017

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July 8th, 2017 by Chris Parks

Regional Softball Semifinals are set to be played on Saturday in Classes 4A and 5A.  All games are set for a 7:00pm start.

Class 4A Region 1

LeMars @ Bishop Heelan
Carroll @ Sergeant Bluff-Luton

Class 4A Region 2

Nevada @ Ballard
Lewis Central @ Denison-Schleswig

Class 5A Region 1

CB Thomas Jefferson @ Waukee
Des Moines Roosevelt @ Ottumwa

(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 7/8/2017

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July 8th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

The 7:20-a.m. Sportscast w/Ric Hanson.

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Midwest Sports brief: 7/8/17

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July 8th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Here is the latest KSM sports news from The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig homered, Chase Utley notched his 1,000th career RBI, and the NL West-leading Dodgers beat the Royals 4-1 on Friday night in the opener of Kansas City’s first interleague visit to Los Angeles since 2003.The Dodgers won their fourth in a row behind Kenta Maeda (7-4).

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jose Reyes and Jay Bruce hit solo home runs to help Jacob deGrom win his fifth straight decision, and the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Friday night. Bruce’s homer in the fifth gave broke a 4-all tie. It was his 11th home run in 61 career games at Busch Stadium.

NEW YORK (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have activated outfielder Dexter Fowler from the 10-day disabled list. The 31-year-old Fowler missed 12 games with a right heel spur. He was in the starting lineup batting third and playing center field Friday night against the New York Mets.

Area baseball scores from Friday, 7/7/17

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July 8th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

ADM, Adel 8, Carlisle 5
Atlantic 10, Carroll 0
Denison-Schleswig 13, Camanche 3 (Final 5 innings)
Denison-Schleswig 15, Camanche 5 (Final 6 innings)
Fort Dodge 11, Sioux City, East 10 (8 innings )
Fort Dodge 6, Sioux City, East 2
Glenwood 7, Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 6
Harlan 4, LeMars 3
Harlan 9, LeMars 0
Lewis Central 5, Sioux City, North 4
Orient-Macksburg 15, ACGC 0
Stanton 9, Bedford 6
Tri-Center, Neola 18, Treynor 3 (WIC Tr)

Post Season softball scheduled for Sat., 7/8/17

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July 8th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Postseason Softball play continues tonight for the large Classes 4A and 5A, in the semi-finals. All games begin at 7-p.m. unless noted otherwise.

Class 4A Region 1

LeMars  vs. Bishop Heelan @ Bishop Heelan
Carroll vs. Sgt. Bluff-Luton @ Sgt. Bluff

Class 4A Region 2
Nevada vs. Huxley @ Huxley

Lewis Central vs. Denison @ Denison

Class 5A Region 1
Thomas Jefferson vs. Wakuee @ Waukee

Class 5A Region 2
Sioux City North vs. West Desmoines/Valley @ Valley

Sioux City East vs. Ft. Dodge, @ Ft. Dodge.

Regional Softball Scores from Friday 7/7/2017

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July 7th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Regional Softball play continued on Friday with Classes 1A, 2A, and 3A all hitting the diamonds for the Semifinals

Class 1A Region 1

Remsen St. Mary’s 7, West Sioux 4
Westwood/ Sloan 7, Sidney 2

Class 1A Region 3

Ft. Dodge St. Edmond 9, Exira-EHK 2
Montezuma 10, Lynville-Sully 4

Class 1A Region 7

Martensdale St. Marys 4, Wayne 3
Sigourney 6, New London 5

Class 1A Region 8

Murray 12,  Mount Ayr 9
Colfax-Mingo 8, Grand View Christian 7

Class 2A Region 7

Des Moines Christian 4, CMB 0
Logan-Magnolia 5, Missouri Valley 0

Class 2A Region 8

I-35 15, Van Meter 5
Treynor 3, Underwood  1

Class 3A Region 8

Atlantic 11, Red Oak 1
West Marshall 5, North Polk 4

Cardinals activate Fowler, option Martinez to Triple-A

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July 7th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have activated outfielder Dexter Fowler from the 10-day disabled list. The 31-year-old Fowler missed 12 games with a right heel spur. He was in the starting lineup batting third and playing center field Friday night against the New York Mets.

Fowler signed an $82.5 million, five-year free agent deal with St. Louis in December. He is hitting .245 with 13 home runs and 35 RBIs. He is second on the team in homers and runs scored (40).

To make room for Fowler, the Cardinals optioned outfielder Jose Martinez to Triple-A Memphis.

Regional Softball Schedule Friday 7/7/2017

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July 7th, 2017 by Chris Parks

Regional Softball play continues on Friday with Classes 1A, 2A, and 3A all hitting the diamonds for Regional Semifinals. All games are set for 7:00pm starts.

Class 1A Region 1

Remsen St. Mary’s @ West Sioux
Sidney @ Westwood, Sloan

Class 1A Region 3

Exira-EHK vs. Ft. Dodge St. Edmond (@ Fonda)
Montezuma @ Lynville-Sully

Class 1A Region 7

Wayne @ Martensdale St. Marys
New London @ Sigourney

Class 1A Region 8

Murray @ Mount Ayr
Grand View Christian @ Colfax-Mingo

Class 2A Region 7

Des Moines Christian @ CMB
Missouri Valley @ Logan-Magnolia

Class 2A Region 8

Van Meter @ I-35
Underwood @ Treynor

Class 3A Region 8

Red Oak @ Atlantic
North Polk @ West Marshall

 

(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 7/7/2017

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July 7th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

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

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IndyCars return to the Iowa Speedway

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July 7th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

The IndyCar Series caps off the second weekend of racing at the Iowa Speedway with Sunday’s running of the Iowa Corn 300. Scott Dixon is the series point leader and is coming off his first win of the season in the Kohler Grand Prix at Road America. (Click on the left side of the audio bar(s) to play)

There was also at early crash in the Indy 500 that cost him points as well. The first 10 races of the series have featured eight different winners.

Action at the Iowa Speedway begins Saturday night with the running of the Iowa 150 as part of the ARCA Series.

(Learfield Sports/Radio Iowa)