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Iowa State Volleyball on to Elite Eight

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December 10th, 2011 by Chris Parks

Minneapolis, Minn. — Carly Jenson slammed 19 kills and Victoria Hurtt added 15 to give Iowa State a four-set win over Minnesota in an NCAA regional semifinal.

The Cyclones (25-5) survived a fourth set that featured 15 ties and won 18-25, 25-23, 25-15, 31-29 at Minnesota’s Sports Pavilion.

Iowa State will face Florida State in Saturday’s 8:30 p.m. regional final at Minneapolis. The winner of that match will qualify for the NCAA championships next week in San Antonio.

It’s the second time in Iowa State’s history that the Cyclones have reached the regional finals.

UNI Falls to the Grizzlies in FCS Playoffs

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December 9th, 2011 by Chris Parks

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP)– Jordan Johnson threw for three touchdowns and ran for another Friday night as Montana routed Northern Iowa 48-10 to advance to the semifinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

Fourth-seeded Montana (11-2) will next face the Montana State-Sam Houston State winner.

Fifth-seeded Northern Iowa (10-3) got on the board first when Tirrell Rennie connected with Jarred Herring on a 27-yard touchdown pass.

But it was all Grizzlies after that.

Jordan finished with 196 yards passing and 86 yards rushing.

Touchdown runs by Jordan Canada, Peter Nguyen and Johnson plus a 5-yard pass from Johnson to Kavario Middleton sent Montana to the locker room with a 28-10 lead.

It was more of the same in the second half. Johnson connected with Sam Gratton on scoring tosses of 8 and 25 yards, and Donny Lisowski returned an interception 35 yards for a touchdown to round out the scoring.

Ohio State hires ISU Offensive Coordinator to Same Post

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December 9th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State has hired Iowa State assistant Tom Herman as its new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach under Urban Meyer. Athletic director Gene Smith confirmed the hiring on Friday.The 35-year-old Herman has served as Iowa State’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach the past two seasons. Herman favors a spread attack, also the preferred offense of Meyer. Herman would be the first confirmed member of Meyer’s new staff.Herman also coached at Rice before coming to Iowa State. Smith said Herman would remain with Iowa State and coach the Cyclones in in the Pinstripe Bowl against Rutgers on Dec. 30.

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Thursday Wrestling Results

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December 9th, 2011 by Jim Field

Double Dual @ Creston:

  • Atlantic 57, Clarinda 18
  • Creston 40 Atlantic 24

Double Dual @ Shenandoah:

  • Glenwood 48, Abraham Lincoln 34
  • Shenandoah 43, Abraham Lincoln 28
  • Glenwood 63, Shenandoah 12

Double Dual @ Harlan:

  • Harlan 47, Kuemper Catholic 21
  • Red Oak 48, Kuemper Catholic 35

Double Dual @ Sidney:

  • Corning 60, Southwest Iowa 24
  • Corning 48, East Mills 30
  • Corning 64, EHK-Exira 9

Quad @ Coon Rapids-Bayard:

  • Guthrie Center 48, Riverside 27
  • Guthrie Center 42, Bedford-Lenox 30
  • CR-Bayard 41, Guthrie Center 33

Double Dual @ Panorama:

  • Panorama 54, West Central Valley 15
  • Panorama 54, Griswold 18

Osemele, Johnson earn Senior Bowl invites

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December 9th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele and cornerback Leonard Johnson have been selected to play in next month’s Senior Bowl.Osemele, a senior from Houston, Texas, is a consensus first-team All-Big 12 pick by the league’s writers and coaches.Johnson, a second-team All-Big 12 pick this season, has 243 career tackles and six interceptions.Osemele and Johnson join Seneca Wallace, Jordan Carstens and Athyba Rubin as Cyclones invited to the Senior Bowl, a game used by NFL scouts to help determine players’ draft potential.The Senior Bowl will be held on Jan. 28 in Mobile, Ala.The Cyclones (6-6) close their season against Rutgers in the Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 30.

Thursday High School Basketball Results

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December 9th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Boys Basketball:

  • St. Albert 70,  Abraham Lincoln 43
  • Stanton 54, Shenandoah 34

Girls Basketball:

  • Shenandoah 61, Stanton 55 (OT)

Postponements:

  • Griswold vs. Essex
  • Treynor vs. Wahoo, NE

Drake’s 2nd-half rally tops Eastern Michigan, 66-53

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December 9th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ben Simons scored 16 points as Drake rallied in the second half to overtake Eastern Michigan 66-53 on Thursday night.Jordan Clarke added 13 and Jeremy Jeffers 11 for the Bulldogs (6-3), who outscored Eastern Michigan 42-26 after halftime to win their second in a row and ninth straight at home dating to last season.Darrell Lampley’s 20 points led the Eagles (4-5), who dropped their fourth consecutive game. Derek Thompson contributed 18.The Bulldogs trailed 27-24 at intermission but scored the first eight points of the second half, three each by Simons and Clarke and two by Rayvonte Rice. That created a lead they never relinquished.Thompson’s 3-pointer trimmed Eastern Michigan’s deficit to 47-43 with 4:28 to play, but the Eagles were forced to foul, and Drake extended its lead from the line by sinking 13 of 17 free throws in the final 4:09.

2011-2012 Third Iowa Girls High School Basketball Rankings

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December 8th, 2011 by Jim Field

Class 1A

    School   Record   LW
1   North Mahaska   4-0   1
2   Bedford   4-0   2
3   Ar-We-Va   3-0   3
4   North Tama   4-0   4
5   North Butler   3-1   5
6   LeMars Gehlen Catholic   4-0   7
7   Newell-Fonda   2-1   8
8   West Sioux   4-0   9
9   Lynnville-Sully   6-0   10
10   Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton   4-0   NR
11   Villisca   4-0   NR
12   Burlington Notre Dame   3-1   15
13   Central Lyon   4-1   13
14   Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn   3-1   12
15   Adair-Casey   4-1   11

Dropped Out: Tripoli (6), Iowa Christian Academy (14)

Class 2A

    School   Record   LW
1   OA-BCIG   6-0   1
2   Estherville-Lincoln Central   4-0   2
3   IKM-Manning   5-0   4
4   West Hancock   3-0   5
5   Kuemper Catholic   3-1   3
6   Monticello   4-0   6
7   Fort Dodge St. Edmond   4-0   7
8   Mediapolis   4-0   8
9   Lawton-Bronson   2-2   9
10   Gilbert   5-0   10
11   Western Christian   3-0   11
12   Van Buren   4-0   12
13   Pella Christian   2-1   13
14   Panorama   4-1   14
15   Manson-NW Webster   3-2   15

Dropped Out: None

Class 3A

    School   Record   LW
1   South Tama   5-0   2
2   Davenport Assumption   3-0   5
3   Benton   5-0   6
4   Williamsburg   5-1   1
5   MOC-Floyd Valley   4-0   7
6   Dubuque Wahlert   3-1   3
7   Glenwood   4-0   8
8   Sioux City Bishop Heelan   4-0   10
9   Sergeant Bluff-Luton   3-1   4
10   Bondurant-Farrar   4-0   12
11   Union   3-1   11
12   Washington   2-1   9
13   Marion   4-0   NR
14   Spirit Lake   4-1   14
15   Spencer   3-1   NR

Dropped Out: Waukon (13), Waverly-Shell Rock (15)

Class 4A

    School   Record   LW
1   Iowa City West   5-0   1
2   Southeast Polk   5-0   2
3   Mason City   4-0   4
4   Ames   4-0   6
5   Ankeny   4-1   3
6   Waukee   3-1   5
7   Cedar Rapids Washington   2-0   7
8   Cedar Rapids Xavier   5-1   12
9   West Des Moines Valley   5-0   13
10   Dowling Catholic   3-1   8
11   Iowa City High   5-1   11
12   Linn-Mar   5-1   14
13   Muscatine   4-1   15
14   Cedar Rapids Kennedy   3-1   10
15   Lewis Central   4-1   9

Dropped Out: None

Johnson, Osemele Headed For Senior Bowl

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December 8th, 2011 by Jim Field

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State all-Big 12 offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele and all-conference cornerback Leonard Johnson have been selected to play in the 2012 Senior Bowl, scheduled for Jan. 28, 2012 in Mobile, Ala. at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. The game will be nationally televised by the NFL Network. Kickoff is 3 p.m. (CST).
Osemele, a senior from Houston, Texas, is a consensus first-team All-Big 12 honoree by the league’s writers and coaches. The offensive tackle is rated highly by many NFL scouts. He has started 43 straight games at Iowa State, the longest such streak on the team. Osemele has played in 49 Cyclone games.
Leonard Johnson made the All-Big 12 second team of the conference’s coaches and writers. Johnson has 243 career tackles in 49 Iowa State career games. He owns six career interceptions, has forced six fumbles and recovered eight. Johnson is a senior from Clearwater, Fla.
Quarterback Seneca Wallace (2003), defensive tackle Jordan Carstens (2004) and nose guard Athyba Rubin (2008), all who made NFL rosters, were the last three Iowa Staters to play in the Senior Bowl.