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Monday’s Area Sub-State Baseball Scores (from 7/22/13)


July 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson


  • Harlan 6, Carroll 2
  • Glenwood 7, Greene County 2
  • ADM 11, Nevada 1 (5 innings)
  • Bishop Heelan Catholic 7, Spencer 4


  • Sioux City North 8, CB Abraham Lincoln 4



  • Martensdale-St. Marys vs. Underwood @ Creston
  • Coon Rapids-Bayard vs. Woodbury Central @ Denison-Schleswig


  • St. Albert vs. Kuemper Catholic @ Harlan

State Softball Tournament Scores from 7/22 & Schedule


July 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Class 1-A 

  • Akron-Westfield 9, Janesville 7
  • Don Bosco 6, Lynnville-Sully 5
  • Newell-Fonda 14, Remsen St. Mary’s 1 (4)
  • New London 3, Martensdale-St. Marys 2

Class 2-A 

  • Treynor 3, Iowa City Regina 2 (11)
  • AGWSR 8, Jesup 2
  • Ridge View 3, Fort Dodge St. Edmond 1
  • Durant 2, Lawton-Bronson 0

Class 3-A

  • Sergeant Bluff-Luton 13, Estherville-LC 4
  • Bondurant-Farrar 8, Monticello 2

Tuesday, July 23

Class 3-A
11:00 a.m. – Clarke (26-9) vs. East Marshall (28-5)
11:30 a.m. – New Hampton (27-9) vs. Mid-Prairie (30-10)

Class 4-A

1:00 p.m. – Denison-Schleswig (26-12) vs. Dallas Center-Grimes (35-5)
1:30 p.m. – Winterset (33-8) vs. Indianola (32-9)
3:00 p.m. – Waverly-Shell Rock (34-8) vs. Carlisle (32-7)
3:30 p.m. – Washington (29-11) vs. Solon (40-2)

Class 5-A 

5:00 p.m. – Cedar Rapids Prairie (28-14) vs. Ankeny (32-10)
5:30 p.m. – Dubuque Senior (33-7) vs. Dowling Catholic (31-11)
7:00 p.m. – West Des Moines Valley (26-15) vs. Johnston (30-11)
7:30 p.m. – Cedar Rapids Jefferson (31-11) vs. Ottumwa (36-6)

Chiefs, Fisher still negotiating rookie deal


July 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) – The Kansas City Chiefs are still talking with the agent for No. 1 overall pick Eric Fisher, but the right tackle has yet to sign a contract and has not reported to training camp. Rookies, quarterbacks and injured players reported to the Chiefs’ camp headquarters on the campus of Missouri Western on Monday, giving them a few days of extra work before the full squad reports on Thursday. The first full practice is Friday.

It’s unclear when Fisher will join the mix, though coach Andy Reid said that GM John Dorsey and Fisher’s agent, Joel Segal, were talking. A rookie wage scale introduced in the latest collective-bargaining agreement took much of the drama out of rookie contract negotiations. Still, Reid said he’s not surprised the negotiations with Fisher are ongoing.

Chiefs trickle into Reid’s first training camp


July 23rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) – The Kansas City Chiefs are arriving on the campus of Missouri Western for their first training camp under coach Andy Reid. Rookies and quarterbacks were reporting Monday ahead of the full squad, which will begin practice in earnest on Friday. The Chiefs play their first preseason game Aug. 9 at New Orleans, and then open the regular season Sept. 8 at Jacksonville.

After going 2-14 last year, Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt fired coach Romeo Crennel and general manager Scott Pioli this past offseason. Longtime Packers personnel man John Dorsey was brought in as the new GM and Reid was hired after spending the past 14 years with the Eagles. Together, they’ve overhauled the roster in the hopes of a quick turnaround.

Chiefs announce shakeup in player engagement


July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Kansas City Chiefs have restructured their player engagement department less than a year after one of their players was involved in a murder-suicide near Arrowhead stadium.  Kirsten Krug, the Chiefs’ vice president of administration, will oversee the department. She will work alongside B.J. Stabler, who has experience in crisis management.

Last season, Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher shot his girlfriend to death and then drove to the team’s practice facility. Belcher then shot himself in the head while general manager Scott Pioli, coach Romeo Crennel and assistant coach Gary Gibbs watched from the parking lot.

Chiefs president Mark Donovan said in a statement Monday the franchise worked with the NFL to restructure its player engagement department with ideas taken from around the league. The new-look department will utilize a team of external resources to help players and staff with mental, emotional and physical wellness, along with mentoring and career development.

Iowa’s White hopes to build on Team USA experience


July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s Aaron White wasn’t all that thrilled to be a reserve for Team USA in the recent World University Games in Kazan, Russia. He won’t have to worry about coming off the bench for the Hawkeyes though. Iowa will likely use White as much as it can next season in hopes of ending a lengthy NCAA tournament drought.

White recently returned from Russia following his first experience in an international tournament. He was the first Iowa player in eight years to make the World University Games team. White averaged 6.1 points and 3.6 rebounds in eight games off the bench, shooting 55 percent from the floor with nearly a block a game.

2013 Rolling Hills All-Conference Softball


July 22nd, 2013 by Jim Field

Final Standings:

  1. Exira/EHK  10-0
  2. Grandview Park Baptist  7-3
  3. Glidden-Ralston  5-5
  4. Orient-Macksburg  5-5
  5. CAM  2-8
  6. Adair-Casey  1-9

First Team: (*Unanimous)

  • Pitcher:  Rachel Smith, E/EHK, SO.*
  • Pitcher:  Sierra Scarnati, GPB, SR*
  • Catcher:  JAsmine Ruckman, O-M, SR
  • Catcher:  KAylee Whittington, GPB, SO
  • Infield:  Robin Walhovd, A-C, SR*
  • Infield:  Ali Hosfelt, CAM, SR*
  • Infield:  Anna Ewoldt, G-R, SR
  • Infield:  Shannon Eads, O-M, SO
  • Outfield: Andrea Vargus, GPB, SR*
  • Outfield:  Katie Clark, A-C, SR
  • Outfield:  Erin Daugherty, CAM, JR
  • Utility:  Haley Ver Steeg, GPB, SR

Second Team:

  • Pitcher:  Lauren Mahlberg, G-R, FR
  • Catcher:  Chansea Nelson, E/EHK, SR
  • Infield:  Quinn Ruth, A-C, SR
  • Infield:  Karli Waters, CAM, JR
  • Infield:  Kennedy Madsen, E/EHK, SO
  • Infield:  Riley Rodman, GPB, SO
  • Outfield:  Rachel Walker, E/EHK, 8
  • Outfield:  Lisa Moss, O-M, SO
  • Outfield:  Merideth Grossman, G-R, 8
  • Utility:  Brenna Westergaard, A-C, SR
  • Utility:  Harper Spurrier, O-M, JR

Honorable Mention:

  • Sara Sparks, GPB, FR
  • Devon Eddy, O-M, JR
  • Tara Guion, O-M, SR
  • Casey Worsham, GPB, SO

Doctor’s advice: RAGBRAI riders and everyone else outdoors, cool it…or else

News, Sports

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

High temperatures should hit the mid-90s this (Monday) afternoon in parts of Iowa and thousands of visitors in the state for the big bicycle ride aren’t used to the heat and humidity. Dr. William Gossman, who runs the emergency room at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, says to be very watchful for these symptoms of heat stress. “Usually people get light-headed and nauseated,” Dr. Gossman says. “That’s probably the most common thing that I see. The extreme is that they pass out.”

Whether you’re attempting to ride a bike across Iowa or are just working outside in the stifling heat, he says if you’re showing the signs of heat stress, quit whatever you’re doing and seek shelter. “The first thing you should do is try to get into a cool environment and drink as much fluid as you can,” Gossman says. “If you’re getting abdominal pain, chest pain or feel like you’re going to pass out, the best thing is to get in and be seen.” If you’re at that point, he says you may need an I-V to replenish fluids.

On the plus side, a cool front is expected to arrive late tonight, pushing high temps for the rest of the week down into the 70s and 80s statewide.

(Radio Iowa)

Matheny: Lynn letting frustration show too much


July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals want Lance Lynn to gain better control of more than just his pitch assortment. They’re trying to help him channel his emotions, too. The right-hander has been a huge bottom-line success story, making the All-Star team his first year in the rotation and winning 11 games prior to the break again this year. During the drought Lynn is going through right now, the frustration shows all too well. Lynn (11-5) has lost four of his last five starts and has allowed 10 runs in 9 1-3 innings his last two times out.

Manager Mike Matheny met with the 26-year-old pitcher the day after watching the shoulders sag, the pace drag and the complaints pile up about broken-bat dribblers, seeing-eye hits and mistakes on defense.

Big 12’s Bowlsby says NCAA changes needed now


July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

DALLAS (AP) – Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says significant changes are needed in the NCAA, a belief he shares with commissioners from other power conferences.  Bowlsby and leaders of the SEC, Big Ten, Pac-12 and ACC met about six weeks ago to talk about issues. Bowlsby says the sense is that “transformative change is going to have to happen.”

SEC Commissioner Mike Slive delivered a similar message last week at his league’s media days. Bowlsby says there are no conversations about seceding from the NCAA, and that would be only “a last resort.”  But Bowlsby says it may be time to consider federation by “size and scope and equity brought to the system” or maybe federation by sport. He says it’s unrealistic to manage football and field hockey by the same rules.