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Girls State Tennis – Day One Results

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June 5th, 2015 by Jim Field

Class 1-A Singles – First Round
Mara Pirscoveanu (Denison-Schleswig) defeated Stephanie Wills (West Burlington, Notre Dame) 6-0, 6-0

Jana King (Glenwood) defeated Audrey Hinz (Dubuque Wahlert) 6-3, 6-3

Kate Walker (Red Oak) defeated Lily Roozeboom (Pella) 6-0, 6-1

Class 1-A Singles – Quarterfinals
Mara Pirscoveanu (Denison-Schleswig) defeated Jana King (Glenwood) 6-1, 6-0

Kate Walker (Red Oak) defeated Emily Ahlers (LeMars) 6-4, 6-0

Class 1-A Singles – Consolation Second Round
Jana King (Glenwood) defeated Emily Juergensen (Ballard) 2-6, 6-2, 1-0 (11)

Class 1-A Doubles – First Round
Kayla Rogers/Sarah Cabeen (Clarinda) defeated Lakyn Boltz/Alexis Kemp (Keokuk) 7-5, 6-1

Alli Thomsen/Jenna Taylor (Creston/O-M) defeated Amber Hrabik/Jackie Ingram (Denison-Schleswig) 6-1 6-4

Claire Bouchard/Jeanne Bouchard (CR Xavier) defeated Caitlin McIlravy/Sydney Dunphy (Creston/O-M) 7-6, 6-1

No. 2 Micayla Taylor/Grace Blomstedt (Red Oak) defeated Harley Cook/Karley Williams (Fairfield) 6-2, 6-0

Class 1-A Doubles – Quarterfinals
No. 1 Olivia Fain/Lauren McManus (Columbus) defeated Kayla Rogers/Sarah Cabeen (Clarinda) 6-1, 6-1

Chelsea Poesch/Kayla Reusche (Waverly-Shell Rock) defeated Alli Thomsen/Jenna Taylor (Creston/O-M) 4-6, 6-0, 6-0

Micayla Taylor/Grace Blomstedt (Red Oak) defeated Karlee Sinnott/Brianne Eighme (Columbus) 7-6, 6-1

Class 1-A Doubles – Consolation First Round
Amber Hrabik/Jacque Ingram (Denison-Schleswig) defeated Maddie Krumm/Kiara Petersen (Grinnell) 4-6, 6-3, 1-0 (6)

Caitlin McIlravy/Sydney Dunphy (Creston/O-M) defeated Andrea DeBruin/Rachel Tvedt (Pella Christian) 6-2, 6-3

Class 1-A Doubles – Consolation Second Round
Kayla Rogers/Sarah Cabeen (Clarinda) defeated Megan Miller/Hannah Carr (Charles City) 6-3, 6-4

Alli Thomsen/Jenna Taylor (Creston/O-M) defeated Caitlin McIlravy/Sydney Dunphy (Creston/O-M) 6-3, 6-2

Karlee Sinnott/Brianne Eighme (Columbus) defeated Amber Hrabik/Jacque Ingram (Denison-Schleswig) 6-2, 6-1

Class 2-A Singles – First Round
Abby Bergsten (Lewis Central) defeated Shivani Kumaresan (Des Moines Roosevelt) 6-1, 1-6, 6-2

Class 2-A Singles – Quarterfinals
No. 2 Eve Small (Iowa City High) defeated Abby Bergsten (Lewis Central) 6-1, 6-0

Class 2-A Singles – Consolation Second Round
Abby Bergsten (Lewis Central) defeated Jennifer Greif (Cedar Rapids Washington) 3-6, 6-4, 1-0 (11-9)

Thursday Baseball/Softball Results

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June 5th, 2015 by Jim Field

Thursday Baseball:
St. Albert 12, Shenandoah 4
Denison-Schleswig 10, Clarinda 7
Kuemper Catholic 5-3, Glenwood 4-2
Harlan 8-5, Creston 1-1
Nishnabotna 10, East Mills 7
East Sac County 11, IKM-Manning 1 (6 inn)
Missouri Valley 12, Whiting 2 (6 inn)
Thomas Jefferson 16, Underwood 0
Mount Ayr 3, Bedford 2
Lenox 15, Southwest Valley 2 (5 inn)
Nodaway Valley 5, East Union 2
Coon Rapids-Bayard 3, Newell-Fonda 2
Abraham Lincoln 6-3, Sioux City East 5-9

Thursday Softball:
Atlantic 12, CAM 0 (3 inn)
Denison-Schleswig 14-16, Clarinda 4-4
Lewis Central 12-9, Red Oak 0-0
Glenwood 10-11, Kuemper 4-7
Harlan 1-3, Creston 0-9
East Mills 21, Nishnabotna 11
Underwood 12, Thomas Jefferson 1 (5 inn)
Mount Ayr 5, Bedford 1
Nodaway Valley 2, East Union 1
Lenox 4, Southwest Valley 3
Charter Oak-Ute 3, Whiting 2
Abraham Lincoln 12, Sioux City East 2 (5 inn)
Grand View Christian 13, Orient-Macksburg 0

Wacha, Cardinals beat Dodgers 7-1

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June 5th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Wacha pitched seven effective innings, Jason Heyward and Kolten Wong drove in two runs each, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-1 on Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series between the National League’s top two teams.

The Cardinals, who knocked the Dodgers out of the playoffs in each of the previous two seasons, increased their Central Division lead to 6 1-2 games over the idle Pittsburgh Pirates while the Dodgers’ West Division advantage shrunk to 1 1-2 games over the idle San Francisco Giants.

Wacha (8-1) allowed a run and seven hits without walking a batter and had five strikeouts, five days after the Dodgers beat him 5-1 at St. Louis in a game that was delayed more than 2 hours by rain. This was the right-hander’s first road start against the Dodgers, whom he defeated twice in the 2013 NL championship series while shutting them out in 13 2-3 innings.

 

Iowa St looking for “return on investment” with new coach

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June 5th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State President Steven Leath says he’s “open minded” about how much the university is willing to pay its next basketball coach, adding that the school is looking for a return on its investment.

Leath spoke to reporters Thursday for the first time since Fred Hoiberg left to take over the NBA’s Chicago Bulls. Leath says he intends to interview all the finalists identified by athletic director Jamie Pollard and weigh in with his opinion before Pollard makes the final decision. Leath says the next coach’s contract would likely be loaded with performance incentives tied to the team’s success in the Big 12 and nationally.

 

(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 6/4/2015

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June 4th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

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

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Wednesday Baseball/Softball Results

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June 4th, 2015 by Jim Field

Baseball:
Nodaway Valley 14, Atlantic 1
Harlan 14, Shenandoah 6
St. Albert 1, Abraham Lincoln 0
IKM-Manning 13, Griswold 8
Logan-Magnolia 9, Tri-Center 2
A-H-S-T-W 20, Riverside 4 (5 inn)
Treynor 5, Underwood 4
Lenox 15, Murray 3 (5 inn)
Coon Rapids-Bayard 10, Glidden-Ralston 0

Softball:
Atlantic 9, Madrid 3 (Ally Anderson hit a 3-run HR)
Essex 12, Red Oak 4
Denison-Schleswig 10, East Sac County 6 (8 inn)
Abraham Lincoln 11, St. Albert 1 (5 inn)
Riverside 7, A-H-S-T-W 6
West Central Valley 9, Audubon 8
IKM-Manning 5, Griswold 2
Logan-Magnolia 5, Tri-Center 2
Treynor 4, Underwood 3
Missouri Valley 9, West Monona 2
Exira/EHK 5, CAM 3
Ar-We-Va 9, Adair-Casey 0
Murray 11, Lenox 2

Cubs RF Jorge Soler goes on DL with left ankle injury

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June 4th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

MIAMI (AP) — Chicago Cubs right fielder Jorge Soler, who leads all NL rookies with 15 hits, has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left ankle injury. Soler might be ready to return as soon as he’s eligible, manager Joe Maddon said. Soler played in every game until he was hurt when he stepped on first base awkwardly trying to beat out a grounder Monday against the Marlins.

Junior Lake started in right field for the second game in a row Wednesday, and Maddon said he’ll be interested to see who emerges in Soler’s absence. One candidate will be outfielder Mike Baxter, who was recalled from Triple-A Iowa 24 hours after being sent down.

Soler is batting .265 with four homers and 19 RBIs.

APNewsBreak: US investigating U. Iowa in field hockey case

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June 3rd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education is launching an investigation into the University of Iowa’s handling of gender discrimination claims against athletic director Gary Barta. In a letter obtained by The Associated Press, the department’s Office for Civil Rights notified the school of the investigation last week and requested numerous documents.

Four members of the women’s field hockey team filed a complaint in August alleging that Barta’s decision to fire coach Tracey Griesbaum was part of a pattern of discrimination against strong female coaches. Barta has denied the allegation. He says Griesbaum was fired after an investigation found concerns about how some players were treated.

The Office for Civil Rights says it will look into the school’s failure to investigate a sex discrimination complaint against Barta filed by students in October.

Lackey, Cardinals defeat Milwaukee 7-4 to win series

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June 3rd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Lackey pitched seven innings and Matt Carpenter had two hits and drove in two runs, leading the Cardinals to a 7-4 victory Wednesday over the Milwaukee Brewers. St. Louis improved the best home record in the majors to 22-7 and won all three series during its nine-game homestand.

The 36-year-old Lackey (4-3) scattered 10 hits while striking out five and walking one. He is 4-1 in four career starts against Milwaukee. Lackey has gone 7-1 in 11 regular-season starts and one playoff outing at Busch Stadium since joining the Cardinals after a trade with Boston. Lackey is 4-1 in six starts at home this season. Trevor Rosenthal recorded his 17th save by getting the final two outs on a double play.

Milwaukee third baseman Hector Gomez crashed into the stands behind third and left the game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Gomez was trying to catch a foul ball hit by Jason Heyward in the sixth inning on Wednesday. Gomez hit the short wall at full speed and fell head-first into the seats. After being looked at, he left the game under his own power.

A Brewers spokesman says Gomez was examined by a doctor for a possible concussion and the results were negative. Hernan Perez moved from second base to third and Luis Sardinas came in to play second.

Crimestoppers Golf Tournament in Shenandoah July 11th

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June 3rd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The Fremont and Page County Crime Stoppers are asking for your help. The non-profit community-based organization is sponsoring the 5th Annual Fremont/Page County Crime Stopper Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 11th, beginning at 1:00- p.m.  The event will be held at the American Legion County Club Golf Course (1800 South Elm Street), in Shenandoah.

There will be door prizes, hole prizes and more given away, and organizers will hold an auction for the larger donations. Anyone wishing to donate to the auction is asked to give gift certificates, tickets, hotel stays, prizes, or a monetary donation. Your company name and donation will be listed for all to see. There’s also a need for hole sponsors. The cost for this is $200 per sponsor.

If you are interested in being a hole sponsor and entering a team you can do so at the discounted rate of $340 for both. Meal and registration starts at noon. The group is also recruiting teams to play in their tournament. This will be a 4 person team and the cost is $60.00 per person or $240 per team, which includes the Mulligan package and a chance to win a new car with a hole in one. To sign up, contact the American Legion Country Club at 712-246-3308.

If you have any questions, contact the Fremont County Sheriff s Office at 712-374-2424, Page County Sheriff s Office at 712-542-5193, Clarinda Police Department at 712-542-2194, or the Shenandoah Police Department at 712-246-3512.

Donations may be sent to: Fremont County Crime Stoppers, c/o Fremont County Sheriff s Department, 701Cass St., P.O. Box 359, Sidney, Iowa 51652.