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Wainwright wins 9th, Cards beat Rays 1-0


June 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Adam Wainwright became the NL’s first nine-game winner, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Tampa Bay 1-0 on Tuesday night, the Rays’ third straight shutout loss. The Cardinals have three consecutive shutouts for the first time since April 2013. St. Louis, with 13 shutouts this season, was coming off 5-0 victories over Toronto on Saturday and Sunday.

Tampa Bay has been shut out an AL-leading 10 times this season. The Rays, who have lost 14 of 15, have not scored a run in 28 innings. Wainwright (9-3) scattered seven hits over seven innings. Trevor Rosenthal got the final four outs, including a base-loaded pop fly by Matt Joyce in the eighth, for his 17th save.

Matt Holliday put the Cardinals up 1-0 with his fourth homer this season, a long drive to left center with two outs in the sixth off tough-luck loser Jake Odorizzi (2-7).

Roy Marble, all-time leading scorer in Hawkeye basketball history, accused of domestic abuse assault


June 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Former Hawkeye basketball player Roy Marble has been charged with domestic abuse assault. 47-year old Roy Marble lives in Cedar Rapids and the woman with whom he lives has accused him of trying to strangle her on Saturday. Marble has posted tweets on Twitter, saying it didn’t happen and asking people not to jump to conclusions. Marble, who grew up in Flint, Michigan, is the all-time leading scorer for the University of Iowa and he was drafted to play in the NBA. Marble was suspended in his rookie season back in 1990 for substance abuse. In 2009 Marble was stopped for speeding near Tipton and police found marijuana in his car.

Marble’s son, Devyn Marble, graduated from the University of Iowa in May and is taking part in pre-NBA draft workouts. Devyn Marble was raised by his mother and grew up in a suburb of Detroit, Michigan.

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Monday’s Area Scorecard (Soccer/Softball/Baseball) – from 6/9/14


June 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Girls Regional Soccer Final Scores
Class 2-A
Lewis Central 6, Sioux City, West 0
Class 1-A
Tri-Center, Neola 2, St. Albert, Council Bluffs 0

Softball Score’s
A-D-M, Adel 4, Winterset 2 (8)
Atlantic 12, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 2
Coon Rapids-Bayard 16, CAM, Anita 3
Creston 11, Shenandoah 0
Des Moines Christian 9, Guthrie Center 3
Earlham 14, Grandview Park Baptist 1
Essex 9, East Mills 8
Exira-EHK 12, Boyer Valley 0
Missouri Valley 17, Riverside, Oakland 2
Missouri Valley 7, Riverside, Oakland 3
Underwood 16, Audubon 6
Underwood 18, Audubon 8
Van Meter 11, Panorama 7
Whiting 13, Fremont-Mills 3
Whiting 9, Fremont-Mills 8

Baseball Scores
Coon Rapids-Bayard 4, CAM, Anita 3
Denison-Schleswig 4, St. Albert, Council Bluffs 3
Earlham 4, Woodward Academy 3
Glenwood 8, Clarinda 7
Harlan 4, Lewis Central 1
IKM-Manning 3, Tri-Center, Neola 1
IKM-Manning 4, Tri-Center, Neola 0
Lenox 15, Essex 5
Logan-Magnolia 5, Griswold 3
Logan-Magnolia 8, Griswold 1
Missouri Valley 8, Riverside, Oakland 5
Missouri Valley 9, Riverside, Oakland 1
Nishnabotna 7, Stanton 6
Treynor 2, A-H-S-T, Avoca 1 (suspended in top of 6 due to lighting failure)
Treynor 7, A-H-S-T, Avoca 4
Tri-County, Thornburg 5, Sigourney 3
Underwood 14, Audubon 0
Underwood 9, Audubon 2
Van Meter 9, Panorama, Panora 2
West Harrison, Mondamin 4, Ar-We-Va, Westside 3

Atlantic School Board hires new Head Football Coach

News, Sports

June 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Atlantic Community School District’s Board of Education Monday night approved the hiring of Eric Waldstein as the new Head Football Coach. Waldstein comes from Aberdeen, S.D., where he taught Health and Wellness classes, is a strength and Conditioning Coordinator, and has been Head Football Coach at Presentation Junior College since 2012.  He succeeds Nick Ross, who resigned in April.

Eric Waldstein (Photo from pcsaints.com)

Eric Waldstein (Photo from pcsaints.com)

In addition to his coaching duties, Waldstein will be a Physical Education and Social Studies teacher at the Atlantic High School. His wife, Hillary, was hired as a Level 2 & 3 Special Ed instructor at the high school. Athletic Director Matt Alexander said Eric Waldstein has junior college head coaching experience and is well qualified for the position. He was one of 7 finalists for the job,5 of whom were from within the district.

In a Press Release, Alexander says Eric Waldstein began his coaching career as a graduate assistant at Morningside College in Sioux City, and since that time has had the opportunity to coach at several 2 and 4 year colleges including Simpson in Indianola, IA and Cornell College in Mount Vernon, IA. Coach Waldstein has also been either the head or assistant coaches at junior colleges in Illinois and Wisconsin.

Alexander says Coach Waldstein’s experience and background will be a great asset to the Trojan football program. He’s expected to meet with his staff this Friday. Waldstein and his family are making plans to get moved to the community in the near future.  He and his wife have two children, Xander, age 6, and Ryan, age 2.

2014 IHSBCA Baseball Week 2 Rankings


June 9th, 2014 by Jim Field

1. Dubuque Hempstead
2. Ankeny Centennial
3. Cedar Rapids Kennedy
4. Dowling Catholic
5. DM East
6. WDM Valley
7. Iowa City West
8. Fort Dodge
9. Cedar Falls
10. Waukee

1. Bishop Heelan
2. Assumption
3. Clear Lake
4. Fairfield
5. West Delaware
6. Wahlert
7. Waverly-Shell Rock
8. Harlan
9. Xavier
10. Glenwood

1. Dyersville Beckman
2. North Polk
3. Roland-Story
4. Mt. Vernon
5. Van Meter
6. Wilton
7. CB St. Albert
8. FD St. Edmund
9. Iowa City Regina
10. South Winneshiek

1. Twin Cedars
2. Mason City Newman
3. Van Buren
4. LeMars Gehlan
5. St. Mary’s, Remsen
6. Martensdale-St. Marys
7. Don Bosco
8. Coon Rapids-Bayard
9. Lawton-Bronson
10. BGM

Iowa State promotes Henry to coaching staff


June 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AMES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg has promoted Charlie Henry to assistant coach, replacing Doc Sadler. Henry spent the past two seasons with the Cyclones as a graduate assistant and as the director of player development. Henry fills the void left when Sadler took over as the head coach at Southern Mississippi in April.

Henry previously worked as a graduate manager at Utah and as a video coordinator with the Indiana Pacers. Hoiberg says Henry is among the best young basketball minds he’s ever met.

Sioux City runners get workout, blast of color

News, Sports

June 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – More than 2,500 runners in Sioux City got a blast of color as well as a workout from a 5 kilometer race. The Sioux City Journal reports runners who ran in the charity race Sunday morning were blasted with colored cornstarch at a number of spots, leaving their skin and clothing streaked with different shades. The run was a fundraiser for the Boys Club of Sioux City.

Organization board member Jim Palmer says the organization hoped to raise up to $25,000 from the race. Runner Scott Andrew, of Norfolk, Nebraska, didn’t realize he’d be sprayed with colored cornstarch but didn’t mind, saying “I didn’t know what to expect, but it was fun.”

Monday Girls Regional Soccer Finals


June 9th, 2014 by Jim Field

Western Christian @ Bishop Heelan Catholic (6:00)
Tri-Center vs. St. Albert @ Treynor (7:00)
Clear Lake @ Nevada (6:00)
Gilbert @ Bondurant-Farrar (6:00)
Center Point-Urbana vs. Waterloo Columbus Catholic @ Denver (6:00)
Gladbrook-Reinbeck @ Solon (6:00)
Clear Creek-Amana vs. Iowa City Regina @ Iowa City West (5:00)
Dubuque Wahlert @ Davenport Assumption (5:00)

Lewis Central vs. Sioux City West @ Treynor (5:00)
Spencer vs. Ankeny Centennial @ Fort Dodge (6:00)
ADM @ Dallas Center-Grimes (6:00)
Winterset @ Ankeny (6:00)
Decorah @ Waverly-Shell Rock (6:00)
Pella @ Cedar Rapids Xavier (5:00)
Maquoketa @ North Scott (6:00)
Keokuk @ Pleasant Valley (6:00)

Sioux City East vs. WDM Dowling Catholic @ Fort Dodge (8:00)
DM Roosevelt @ WDM Valley (6:00)
Cedar Falls @ Johnston (6:00)
SE Polk @ Waukee (6:00)
Cedar Rapids Kennedy @ Linn-Mar (6:00)
Cedar Rapids Prairie @ Dubuque Hempstead (6:00)
Clinton @ Bettendorf (5:00)
Muscatine @ Iowa City West (7:00)

Hawkeye 10 Boys All-Conference Soccer


June 9th, 2014 by Jim Field


  • F – Payton Kalambokidis, SR, Glenwood
  • F – Conner Pals, JR, Creston
  • F – Matt Smith, JR, Atlantic
  • MF – Scout Crow, SR, Glenwood
  • MF – Brandon Bichel, SR, Glenwood
  • MF – Jordan Voge, SR, Harlan
  • MF – Cooper Kanne, SR, Kuemper Catholic
  • MF – Francisco Barajas, SR, St. Albert
  • D – Andy Staiert, SO, Glenwood
  • D – Zach Shelton, SR, Harlan
  • D – Logan Maxwell, SR, Harlan
  • D – Sam Sneed, SR, St. Albert
  • D – Tayler Pettit, JR, Creston
  • GK – Conner Weis, SO, Glenwood
  • GK – Josh Brelje, JR, Harlan


  • F – Nate Suhr, SR, Lewis Central
  • F – Cole McBride, JR, St. Albert
  • F – Jorge Partida, SR, Denison-Schleswig
  • MF – Leo Luna, SR, Denison-Schleswig
  • MF – Jacob Anderson, SR, Glenwood
  • MF – Kirby Axman, JR, Kuemper Catholic
  • MF – Mike Thomsen, SR, Atlantic
  • MF – Rene Gallo, SR, Denison-Schleswig
  • D – Colton McNeel, SR, Glenwood
  • D – Gage Bowman, JR, St. Albert
  • D – Trevor Frain, SR, Creston
  • D – Ryan Reis, JR, Denison-Schleswig
  • D – Zach Brooks, JR, Atlantic
  • GK – Josh Ahrens, JR, Kuemper
  • GK – Alex Nielsen, JR, Creston


  • Karl Clemons, SO, Harlan
  • Brandon Wilke, JR, Harlan
  • Daniel Leu, SR, Glenwood
  • Ben Irr, FR, Creston
  • Josh Irlbeck, SR, Kuemper
  • Jose Duran, SR, Denison-Schleswig
  • Zach Schaefer, FR, Lewis Central
  • Bailey Waler, FR, Lewis Central
  • McClain Hames, JR, Creston
  • Eli Williams, JR, Harlan
  • Josh Tigges, JR, Kuemper
  • James Olson, SR, Harlan
  • Tayler Patten, SR, St. Albert
  • Taylor Niehaus, SR, Kuemper