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Sisters power top girls team in Iowa

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February 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

MEDIAPOLIS, Iowa (AP) — You could say the girls on the Mediapolis High basketball team are like sisters to each other. And there’s a good chance you’d be right. The Bullettes feature four sets of sisters on a team that is 20-1 and ranked seventh in Iowa for its class. And that doesn’t even count Aubrey Siegle and her sibling, Chloe, the team manager. The girls recently won their conference and could become the first team from Mediapolis to earn a berth in the state tournament in Des Moines since 1987. Senior Allison Hedges says the sisters are often able to guess what they’re going to do because they’ve played together so much.

IHSAA Announces 3-A, 4-A Boys Basketball Pairings

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February 4th, 2013 by Jim Field

Class 3-A Sub-State 8

District Semi-Finals Monday, February 18th

  • ADM @ Atlantic
  • Winterset @ Creston
  • Greene County @ Carroll
  • Glenwood @ Harlan

District Finals Thursday, February 21st

  • ADM/Atlantic winner vs. Winterset/Creston winner @ Nodaway Valley
  • Greene County/Carroll winner vs. Glenwood/Harlan winner @ Denison

Sub-State Final Monday, February 25th

  • at TBD

Class 3-A Sub-State 1

District Semi-Finals Monday, February 18th

  • Denison-Schleswig @ Bishop Heelan Catholic
  • Sergeant Bluff-Luton @ LeMars
  • Estherville-LC @ MOC-Floyd Valley
  • Storm Lake @ Spencer

District Finals Thursday, February 21st

  • Denison/Bishop Heelan Catholic winner vs. SB-Luton/LeMars winner @ Sioux City North
  • Estherville-LC/MOC-FV winner vs. Storm Lake/Spencer winner @ Storm Lake or Spencer

Sub-State Final Monday, February 25th

  • @ LeMars or Sioux Center

Class 4-A Sub-State 1

Sub-State Quarter-Finals Monday, February 18th

  • Abraham Lincoln @ Lewis Central
  • Thomas Jefferson @ Sioux City West

Sub-State Semi-Finals Friday, February 22nd

  • Abraham Lincoln/Lewis Central winner @ Sioux City East
  • Thomas Jefferson/Sioux City West winner @ Sioux City North

Sub-State Final Tuesday, February 26th

  • @ Sioux City West or North

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February 4th, 2013 by Chris Parks

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Northwestern women defeat No. 24 Iowa 67-65

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February 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Karly Roser’s layup just before time expired lifted Northwestern to a 67-65 Big Ten win over Number 24 Iowa on Sunday. The lady Hawkeyes (16-7, 5-4) had tied the game with Melissa Dixon’s basket with 3 seconds to play. Dixon led the home team in Iowa City with 21 points. Northwestern (11-11, 3-6) trailed 42-27 with 15:26 to play, but pulled even at 49 with 9:21 to play on Kendall Hackney’s basket.

Hackney led the Wildcats with 18 points. Dannielle Diamant had 15 points and seven rebounds, Maggie Lyon scored 12 and Roser had 11 points and eight rebounds. Jaime Printy had 12 points and Samantha Logic had 11 points and 12 rebounds for Iowa. Morgan Johnson scored 11 before fouling out. Iowa moved into the rankings this week, but lost at Illinois before this game. The Hawkeyes had won 19 of previous 20 meetings with the Wildcats.

No. 23 Minnesota escapes Iowa with 62-59 win

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February 3rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Austin Hollins hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 11.6 seconds left, lifting No. 23 Minnesota to a 62-59 victory over Iowa on Sunday afternoon.  Hollins finished with 17 points to help the Gophers (17-5, 5-4 Big Ten) survive a rough second half and escape the scrappy Hawkeyes (14-8, 3-6).

With Minnesota trailing 59-57, the 6-foot-4 Hollins came off a screen to get open in the corner on an inbounds play and made the shot over 6-foot-1 Mike Gesell. Hollins then hounded Gesell in the corner on the other end to force the ball out of bounds.  Andre Hollins, who had 15 points, made two free throws to stretch the lead to three, and Gesell’s tying attempt rolled off the front rim. Gesell finished with 11 points, and Aaron White and Zach McCabe each had 10 for the Hawkeyes.

Saturday High School Basketball Results

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February 3rd, 2013 by Jim Field

GIRLS BASKETBALL

  • Harlan 54, Panorama 40
  • Lewis Central 61, Creston 23
  • Glenwood 47, St. Albert 36
  • Treynor 60, Clarinda 44
  • Sidney 57, Omaha Christian Academy 32
  • Orient-Macksburg 45, Mormon Trail 33
  • Lawton-Bronson 82, IKM-Manning 63 (WVC Championship)

BOYS BASKETBALL

  • Creston 59, Lewis Central 39
  • Glenwood 51, St. Albert 42
  • Treynor 79, Clarinda 40
  • Sidney 55, Omaha Christian Academy 52
  • Mormon Trail 69, Orient-Macksburg 33
  • IKM-Manning 56, Lawton Bronson 54 (OT) (WVC Championship)

Panthers Shock Shockers

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February 3rd, 2013 by Chris Parks

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) – Anthony James scored 16 points and Northern Iowa beat 15th-ranked Wichita State 57-52 on Saturday, sending the Shockers into their first losing streak of the season.

Seth Tuttle had eight points, eight rebounds and four blocks for the Panthers (12-11, 5-6 Missouri Valley Conference). They took control with a 14-0 run in the second half and became just the fourth Valley team in the last 23 games to beat Wichita State at home.

The Shockers (19-4, 8-3) pulled within 52-50 on Carl Hall’s steal and bucket with 1:18 left. But Northern Iowa’s Seth Tuttle blocked a Nick Wiggins try that would have tied it and then sealed the win with a breakaway dunk.

Hall led Wichita State with 20 points. The Shockers, who lost to Indiana State on Tuesday, have dropped a game behind league-leading Creighton in the Valley race.

Drake Beats Indiana State in OT

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February 3rd, 2013 by Chris Parks

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Ben Simons drilled a 3-pointer early in overtime and Jordan Clarke followed with a layup to give Drake a cushion, and the Bulldogs held on for a 74-71 victory over Indiana State on Saturday night.

Simons finished with a game-high 21 points, including 4 of 5 baskets from 3-point range. Clarke had 13 points and Richard Carter had 11 for Drake (11-11, 5-6 Missouri Valley).

A basket by Manny Arup brought Indiana State (14-8, 7-4) to within 72-71 with 2:17 left in overtime. After a drought by both teams, Chris Hines iced it for Drake on two free throws with 6 seconds to play.

R.J. Mahurin and Jake Odum each scored 14 points to lead the Sycamores, and Justin Gant scored 11.

Iowa State Stays Perfect at Home, Defeats Baylor

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February 3rd, 2013 by Chris Parks

AMES, Iowa (AP) – Will Clyburn notched his sixth double-double of the season with 28 points and 10 rebounds as Iowa State beat Baylor 79-71 on Saturday night in a tense Big 12 Conference game.

Clyburn, a senior, sank three 3-pointers on an uncharacteristically icy night from beyond the arc for the Cyclones (15-6, 5-3), who pulled into a three-way tie for third place in the conference standings.

Iowa State won its league-leading 19th straight game at home and extended its conference home win streak to 11.

The Bears (14-7, 5-3) lost their second consecutive game and fell to 0-11 all-time in Ames. Pierre Jackson led Baylor with 23 points.

Georges Niang added 17 points for the Cyclones, who missed their first 13 3-point attempts.

Cyclone Women Beat Texas Tech

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February 3rd, 2013 by Chris Parks

AMES, Iowa (AP) – Chelsea Poppens scored 18 points and No. 23 Iowa State rallied to defeat Texas Tech 67-52 on Saturday.

Poppens also had nine rebounds, and Hallie Christofferson had 15 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots for the Cyclones (15-5, 6-4 Big 12), who trailed 20-12 just past the midway point of the first half.

Iowa State got within 29-25 by halftime, and in the second half the Cyclones shot 59 percent from the field to finish at 49 percent for the game. They also held Texas Tech to 21 percent after halftime and 29 percent overall.

Anna Prins added 12 points and Nicole Blaskowsky scored 10 for Iowa State.

Chynna Brown led the Red Raiders (16-6, 6-4) with 18 points and eight rebounds. Kelsi Baker had 16 points and Monique Smalls scored 12 for Texas Tech.