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Cardinals rally past Reds 7-5

Sports

April 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Matt Holliday hit a go-ahead two-run double in the sixth inning that glanced off right fielder Jay Bruce’s glove on the warning track and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Tuesday night. Yadier Molina homered and Peter Bourjos had three hits and an RBI to help the Cardinals clinch their 26th series win to go with three losses and two splits since 2003 against Cincinnati.

Bruce had a two-run triple in the first, Billy Hamilton’s second hit of the season drove in a run and Ryan Ludwick had two RBIs  for the Reds.  The Reds squandered a 4-0 second-inning lead by the bottom half of the inning, and Lance Lynn got enough support to beat Cincinnati for the second straight time.

8AM Sportscast 04-08-2014

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April 8th, 2014 by Chris Parks

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Monday Soccer/Tennis/Golf Results

Sports

April 8th, 2014 by Jim Field

Girls Soccer:

  • Kuemper Catholic 1, Atlantic 0
  • St. Albert 8, Creston 0
  • Treynor 6, Missouri Valley 1
  • Nodaway Valley/WCV/A-C 8, A-H-S-T-Walnut 0

Boys Soccer:

  • Nodaway Valley/WCV/A-C 3, A-H-S-T-Walnut 2
  • Denison 2, Sergeant Bluff-Luton 0
  • St. Albert 3, Creston 2
  • ADM 5, Carroll 0

Girls Golf:

  • Tri-Center 242, St. Albert 312 (Medalist:  Savanna Huseman, Tri-Center 57)
  • Clarinda 203, Lewis Central 262 (Medalist:  Lexie Brown, Clarinda 49)

Boys Golf:

  • Tri-Center 181, St. Albert 191 (Medalist:  Wes Zimmerman, Tri-Center 40)

Girls Tennis:

  • Denison 9, Audubon 0
  • Clarinda 5, Lewis Central 4

Boys Tennis:

  • Denison 9, Audubon 0
  • Harlan 5, St. Albert 4
  • Lewis Central 7, Clarinda 2

Audubon Girls Early Bird Track Meet Results

Sports

April 8th, 2014 by Jim Field

Event Winners:

  • High Jump – Sara Wede, Riverside 4-6
  • Long Jump – Melodie Anstey, Griswold 14-7
  • Shot Put – Meagan Andersen, Woodbine 35-7
  • Discus – Beth Gunderson, Underwood 115-6
  • 3000 – Megan Maaske, Woodbine 11:35.27
  • 4 x 800 Relay – Missouri Valley (Hannah Dugdale, Josie Kelly, Becca Taylor, Alexis Cook) 10:41.07
  • Shuttle Hurdle Relay – Griswold (Kinzey Nicklaus, Justine Freund, Mandy Backhaus, Jeana Freund) 1:15.19
  • 100 – Emma Konkler, Audubon 13.23
  • Distance Medley Relay – Tri-Center (Hailey Dollen, Nikki Paulson, Kari Witt, Michelle Mumm) 4:36.03
  • 400 – Kirsten Lehan, Tri-Center 1:07.29
  • 4 x 200 Relay – Griswold (Justine Freund, Marquel Brunk, Jeana Freund, Rebekah Topham) 1:58.31
  • 100 Hurdles – Madison Hagedorn, Audubon 17.59
  • 800 – Megan Maaske, Woodbine 2:35.73
  • 200 – Emma Konkler, Audubon 27.87
  • 400 Hurdles – Rebekah Topham, Griswold 1:04.56
  • Sprint Medley Relay – Tri-Center (Hailey Dollen, Kirsten Lehan, Nikki Paulson, Kari Witt) 2:06.11
  • 1500 – Alexis Cook, Missouri Valley 5:35.67
  • 4 x 100 Relay – Audubon (Carly Johnston, Emma Konkler, Courtney Rudolph, Madison Hagedorn) 54.92
  • 4 x 400 Relay – Tri-Center (Nikki Paulson, Courtney Chapman, Michelle Mumm, Kari Witt) 4:26.54

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Wacha outduels Cingrani as Cardinals win home opener

Sports

April 7th, 2014 by Chris Parks

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Michael Wacha outdid Tony Cingrani in a rematch of young power arms and the St. Louis Cardinals got a three-run double from Yadier Molina in the first inning, beating the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 in their home opener on Monday.

Standing room attendance of 47,492, the largest crowd at 9-year-old Busch Stadium, braved day-long rain and temperatures in the 40s to greet the NL champions and visit the new Ballpark Village. Hundreds milled about the attached complex, which features five sports bars and rooftop seating.

The Cardinals bunched three hits and a walk over the first five hitters to take the early lead against Cingrani (0-1), who allowed two hits in seven scoreless innings last week in Cincinnati.

St. Louis ended a three-game losing streak on opening day, including a blowout loss to the Reds last year.

The 22-year-old Wacha (1-0), the NL championship series MVP, pitched six stingy innings.

2014 IGHSAU Pre-Season Soccer Rankings

Sports

April 7th, 2014 by Jim Field

Class 1-A
School
2013 Record
1
Davenport Assumption
19-1
2
Sioux City Bishop Heelan
17-1
3
Nevada
13-6
4
Iowa City Regina
12-3
5
Waterloo Columbus Catholic
13-6
6
Solon
14-5
7
Gilbert
12-6
8
Bondurant-Farrar
10-8
9
Council Bluffs St. Albert
18-3
10
Denver
10-5
11
Center Point-Urbana
18-4
12
Dubuque Wahlert
8-10
13
Tri-Center
14-4
14
Union
11-6
15
Gladbrook-Reinbeck
10-4
Class 2-A
School
2013 Record
1
Cedar Rapids Xavier
19-1
2
Ankeny Centennial
N/A
3
North Scott
12-8
4
Pleasant Valley
14-3
5
Waverly-Shell Rock
15-4
6
Dallas Center-Grimes
15-4
7
Lewis Central
13-6
8
Glenwood
11-7
9
Ankeny
22-0
10
Pella
18-2
11
ADM
12-7
12
Nodaway Valley/WCV/AC
11-4
13
Newton
13-4
14
Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson
9-11
15
Burlington
8-8
Class 3-A
School
2013 Record
1
Dowling Catholic
18-3
2
Cedar Rapids Kennedy
13-6
3
Bettendorf
14-4
4
Linn-Mar
15-4
5
Iowa City West
16-5
6
Dubuque Hempstead
13-6
7
Muscatine
12-5
8
Johnston
16-4
9
Waukee
16-5
10
Sioux City East
18-3

Iowa State’s Gibson to transfer

Sports

April 7th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State says that junior center Percy Gibson is leaving the program. Cyclones coach Fred Hoiberg says Gibson intends to transfer to another school following the end of the spring semester. Gibson, a 6-foot-9 native of Detroit, played in just 14 games for Iowa State last season despite the team’s occasional struggles inside.

The Cyclones also gave post player Daniel Edozie playing time over Gibson after forward Georges Niang broke his foot in the opening round of the NCAA tournament. Iowa State will add promising junior college transfer Jameel McKay next season, a move that likely would have further cut into Gibson’s playing time.

Gibson’s departure will free up an extra scholarship for the Cyclones to use next season.

Atlantic to host 1 of 10 statewide LHI events on Saturday

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April 7th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Officials with Live Healthy Iowa say Atlantic is one of 10 host sites for this Saturday’s statewide Live Healthy Iowa 5K run/walk and 1K kid’s run. The event will start and finish at Nishna Valley YMCA with the 5K kicking off at 8 a.m. and 1K kid’s run at 9 a.m. On-site registration will be available and adult 10 Week Wellness Challenge participants may present their Access Card to receive a $10 discount off their registration fee.

The run/walk event serves as a finale celebration for over 28,000 Iowans who participated in the 2014 10 Week Wellness Challenge which ended on Friday, April 4. All Iowans are welcome to participate in this family-friendly event and will receive a Live Healthy Iowa 5K t-shirt, race number, finisher medal and the opportunity to win age-group awards. The cost for the 5K is $25. The 1K kid’s run for youth ages 12 and younger is $5. Packet pickup will be at the Nishna Valley YMCA Saturday morning 7-7:45 a.m. For more local event details, visit www.livehealthyiowa.org.

In its’ inaugural year, the Live Healthy Iowa 5K will be held in Atlantic, Bondurant, Britt, Carroll, Fort Dodge, Grundy Center, Hiawatha, Mount Ayr, Storm Lake and Waukon. Host communities were selected based on historically strong participation in Live Healthy Iowa challenges and the enthusiasm of the community wellness coalitions. Proceeds from the event will benefit the local wellness coalitions in each community, as well as Adaptive Sports Iowa’s veteran outreach efforts.

Live Healthy Iowa and Live Healthy Iowa Kids provide challenges and events throughout the year to promote healthy and active lifestyles. To learn more about these programs and find more information about the Live Healthy Iowa 5K, please visit our website at www.livehealthyiowa.org or contact us directly by phone at 888-777-8881.

Christofferson Honored as All-American by WBCA

Sports

April 7th, 2014 by Jim Field

NASHVILLE – Iowa State senior Hallie Christofferson was recognized as an honorable mention All-American for the second-straight year by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association.

Christofferson is the only Cyclone to receive honorable mention honors by the WBCA in back-to-back years. She joins Chelsea Poppens, Kelsey Bolte and Anne O’Neil as the other Cyclones to receive the honor.

Christofferson, a forward from Hamlin, Iowa, had another breakout season for the Cyclones, leading the team in scoring with 18.4 points per game. She also averaged 7.2 rebounds while shooting 46.1 percent from the field. Christofferson is also among the top free throw shooters in the country at 87.7 percent from the charity stripe.

Christofferson scored in double figures in 29 of Iowa State’s 31 games, including 16 games with 20 or more points. She posted eight double-doubles and shot better than 50 percent from the field in 14 games en route to being named to the All-Big 12 First Team.

Christofferson Named Senior CLASS Award All-American

Sports

April 7th, 2014 by Jim Field

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State senior forward Hallie Christofferson has been named a Senior Class Award First-Team All-American. Connecticut’s Stefanie Dolson earned the 2013-14 Senior CLASS Award.

Earlier this season, Christofferson was named a finalist for the award, which focuses on the total student-athlete and encourages students to use their platform in athletics to make a positive impact as leaders in their communities.

To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – classroom, community, character and competition.

Christofferson, a Hamlin, Iowa native, earned first-team All-Big 12 honors for the second time in her career after averaging 18.4 points and 7.2 rebounds per game. She was an Academic All-Big 12 First-Team honoree for the third-consecutive year.

This is the second-consecutive year Iowa State has had a player named a first-team All-American by the Senior CLASS Award, making ISU the only team with selections in both 2013 and 2014.

Senior CLASS Award First-Team All-Americans

  • Heather Butler, Tennessee-Martin
  • Hallie Christofferson, Iowa State
  • Stefanie Dolson, Connecticut
  • Jordan Hooper, Nebraska
  • Chiney Ogwumike, Stanford

Senior CLASS Award Second-Team All-Americans

  • Jerica Coley, Florida International
  • Natasha Howard, Florida State
  • Maggie Lucas, Penn State
  • Haley Peters, Duke
  • Odyssey Sims, Baylor