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Girls All-District Soccer Selections Announced


June 10th, 2015 by Chris Parks

The Iowa Girls High School Coaches Association released their all-district soccer selections this week.  Local Honorees are listed below.

Class 1A West District

1st Team

  • Jenna Cox, F, St. Albert
  • Kaitlyn Pearce, GK, St. Albert
  • Mary Casson, M, St. Albert
  • Matti Munger, D, St. Albert
  • Hanna Larson, D, Tri-Center
  • Megan Marsh, M, Tri-Center
  • Brooke Cooper, F, Underwood

2nd Team

  • Alysa Urquhard, M, NV/WCV/AC
  • Emmy Godfroy, D, NV/WCV/AC
  • Emily Casson, D, St. Albert
  • Anna Reefls, M, Treynor
  • Taylor Sudmann, F, Treynor
  • Alyssa Baatz, F, Tri-Center
  • Emma Bonnet, D, Underwood
  • Hailey James, F, Underwood
  • Hanna James, M, Underwood
  • Coach of the Year: Randy Salyers, St. Albert

Class 2A West District

1st Team

  • Sara Gutschenritter, D, Glenwood
  • Sarah Homan, F, Glenwood
  • Allie Dmyterko, M, Lewis Central
  • Libby Havenrdige, GK, Thomas Jefferson
  • Loren Hemiller, M, Thomas Jefferson
  • Danielle Mefferd, D, Thomas Jefferson
  • Emery Sandoval, D, Thomas Jefferson

2nd Team

  • Ana Frazee, F, Glenwood
  • Dana Mefferd, M, Thomas Jefferson

Class 3A West District

2nd Team

  • Maddie Kinney, D, Abraham Lincoln
  • Alexa Murphy, M, Abraham Lincoln

Girls Golf All-District Teams Announced


June 10th, 2015 by Chris Parks

The Iowa Girls Golf Coaches Association released its all-district golf teams this week.  Local honorees are listed below.

Class 1A District 2

  • Marlia Rossell, Griswold
  • Miranda Scroggie, Nishnabotna
  • Brooklyn Wendt, CAM

Class 2A District 1

  • Sierra Ford, Missouri Valley
  • Shayla Murray, Samantha Knight & Alyson Rose, West Monona
  • District Coach of the Year: Jeff Pratt, West Monona

Class 2A District 2

  • Aly Anderson & Sierra Maguire, Treynor
  • Sabrina Hernandez, Southwest Iowa
  • Jorja Weitl, Audubon
  • MaKaisa Jacobsen, IKM-Manning
  • Erin Burk & Amy Bennett, OA-BCIG
  • District Coach of the Year: Matt Robinson, Treynor

Class 3A District 1

  • Courtney Snyder, Kuemper Catholic

Class 3A District 2

  • Maddy Davidson, Clarinda
  • Brooke Newell & Erin Olsen, Atlantic
  • District Coach of the Year: Kathy Hobson, Atlantic

Class 4A District 1

  • Madison Hance, Creston

High school baseball and softball scores Tuesday, June 9th


June 10th, 2015 by Chris Parks


Atlantic 4, Harlan 3
Coon Rapids-Bayard 14, Audubon 13

Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln 3, Sergeant Bluff-Luton 0
Earlham 10, Guthrie Center 1
East Sac County 12, Carroll 1
East Union 6, Bedford 4
Glidden-Ralston 6, Charter Oak-Ute 2
Greene County 3, Perry 2
Griswold 7, CAM, Anita 1
IKM-Manning 11, AR-WE-VA, Westside 0
Lenox 11, Mount Ayr 1
Missouri Valley 2, Treynor 1
Panorama 10, Woodward-Granger 7
Southwest Valley 4, Nodaway Valley 3
Westwood, Sloan 15, Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 3
Whiting 11, Adair-Casey 1
Woodbury Central 6, OA-BCIG 3


Atlantic 4, Harlan 1- Tristen Benn 10 Strikeouts, 5 hits allowed.
Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City 14, Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 3 (6 innings)
CAM, Anita 17, Griswold 14 (9 innings)
Council Bluffs, Thomas Jefferson 6, Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City 5 (8 innings)
EHK-Exira 5, Tri-Center, Neola 2
Earlham 12, Guthrie Center 0
Lenox 16, Mount Ayr 1
Lewis Central 14, Denison-Schleswig 2
Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 10, Westwood, Sloan 1
Missouri Valley 5, Glidden-Ralston 1
Murray 13, Melcher-Dallas 3 (5 innings)
Nodaway Valley 14, Southwest Valley 4
Norwalk 10, ADM, Adel 5
Notre Dame, Burlington 11, Harmony, Farmington 1
OA-BCIG 7, Woodbury Central, Moville 3
Perry 6, Greene County 1
Southeast Polk 3, Creston 2
St. Albert, Council Bluffs 6, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 1
Woodward-Granger 16, Panorama, Panora 1

De La Rosa, LeMahieu lead Rockies past Cardinals 4-3


June 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

DENVER (AP) — Jorge De La Rosa pitched seven strong innings to tie the Rockies’ franchise mark for wins, D.J. LeMahieu hit a tie-breaking RBI double in the seventh, and Colorado hung on to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 on Tuesday night following another rain delay at Coors Field.

With the score tied at 2-2 in the seventh, pinch-hitter Wilin Rosario, who was batting for De La Rosa, singled off Michael Wacha. One out later, LeMahieu doubled to the centerfield wall, scoring Rosario. Wacha (8-2) matched a career high with 10 strikeouts but gave up four runs on nine hits in 6 2-3 innings. De La Rosa (3-2) allowed two runs on three hits and struck out eight in notching his 72nd career win with Colorado, tying Aaron Cook’s team record.


DENVER (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have placed left fielder Matt Holliday on the 15-day disabled list with a right quadriceps strain. The Cardinals recalled right-hander Miguel Socolovich from Triple-A Memphis. Holliday was injured charging for Carlos Gonzalez’s fly ball in the second inning of Monday’s loss to the Colorado Rockies. Holliday tripped and fell forward on his right knee. He grabbed his knee while on the ground. After a few minutes, he stood and walked off the field. Holliday, who is hitting .303 with three home runs and 25 RBIs in 52 games this season, is on the disabled list for the first time since July 2013.

New Iowa State coach Steve Prohm embraces high expectations


June 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

AMES, Iowa (AP) – New Iowa State coach Steve Prohm is succeeding a man who remains so beloved in Ames that he’s been nicknamed “The Mayor” for decades. And the roster that Fred Hoiberg left behind before bolting for the Chicago Bulls is expected to compete for a national championship.

Prohm, who was introduced Tuesday as Hoiberg’s replacement, is facing one of the most unique challenges in college basketball. He’s following in the footsteps of an enormously popular coach but inheriting arguably the most talented team Iowa State has ever had.

(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 6/9/2015

Podcasts, Sports

June 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The 7:20-a.m. Sportscast w/Chris Parks.


High school softball and baseball scores Monday, June 8th


June 9th, 2015 by Chris Parks

A-D-M, Adel 3, Winterset 2
Atlantic 15, Kuemper Catholic, Carroll 6
Bedford 17, Diagonal 3
Charter Oak-Ute 2, Woodbine 0
Creston 13, Shenandoah 0
Des Moines Christian 7, Guthrie Center 4 (8)
Essex 20, East Mills 10
Exira-EHK 5, Boyer Valley 2
Fremont-Mills 10, Whiting 9
Glidden-Ralston 13, Adair-Casey 1
Kingsley-Pierson 14, OA-BCIG 3
Logan-Magnolia 14, Griswold 2
Logan-Magnolia 6, Griswold 1
Missouri Valley 10, Riverside, Oakland 6
Missouri Valley 12, Riverside, Oakland 2
Murray 12, Mount Ayr 2
Pleasantville 3, Lenox 1
River Valley 12, Maple Valley-Anthon Oto 0
Treynor 10, AHSTW 0
Treynor 9, AHSTW 1
Underwood 15, Audubon 6
Underwood 18, Audubon 11
Van Meter 11, Panorama 1
Westwood 14, West Monona 0
Westwood, Sloan 14, West Monona 0
Woodward-Granger 7, Madrid 6

AHSTW, Avoca 3, Treynor 0
AHSTW, Avoca 8, Treynor 7
Ar-We-Va, Westside 7, West Harrison, Mondamin 2
Clarke, Osceola 10, Centerville 6
Clarke, Osceola 15, Centerville 5
Coon Rapids-Bayard 9, CAM, Anita 0
Creston 6, Shenandoah 5
Des Moines Christian 9, Guthrie Center 0
Earlham 15, Woodward Academy 0 (4 innings)
Glenwood 15, Clarinda 3
Lewis Central 4, Harlan 0
Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 9, River Valley, Correctionville 2
Missouri Valley 18, Riverside, Oakland 2 (5 Inn.)
Missouri Valley 26, Riverside, Oakland 0 (4 Inn.)
Nishnabotna 7, Stanton 4
Ogden 14, West Central Valley, Stuart 1
St. Albert, Council Bluffs 8, Denison-Schleswig 5
Underwood 11, Audubon 1 (5 innings)
Underwood 9, Audubon 2
West Monona, Onawa 11, Westwood, Sloan 10

Girls State Soccer Set


June 9th, 2015 by Chris Parks

Regional Finals were held in Girls Soccer on Monday, June 8th and the State Tournament brackets are now set.

On Monday in Class 1A Region 1 Sioux City Bisphop Heelan defeated Western Christian 6-0. In Region 2 Council Bluffs St. Albert topped Tri-Center 3-0 in a game played at Treynor to advance.  Bishop Heelan and St. Albert will now face each other in the first round of the Class 1A State Tournament on Thursday, June 11th at 12:00pm at Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines.

See the brackets for all 3 classes here.

HAAC football to get television exposure


June 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

When the football programs at William Penn and Grand View begin competing in the Heart of America Athletic Conference this Fall television exposure will come with move. The league announced an agreement with ESPN3 and a Kansas City television station to carry 13 games next season beginning with Grand View’s game at home against Baker of Kansas on August 29th. William Penn is also on the schedule.

Statesmen games at Peru State on October 17th and at home against Benedictine on October 31st will be part of the package. Grand View’s game at Central Methodist on September fifth will be televised as will Graceland’s September fifth visit to Missouri Valley and the September 25th game against Central Methodist in Lamoni.

Penn and Grand View had previously been part of the Mid-States Football Association and will officially become part of the Heart of America on July first.

(Learfield Sports)

Tulowitzki powers Rockies to 11-3 win over Cardinals


June 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

DENVER (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki hit a three-run homer in the first and David Hale threw seven effective innings, lifting the Colorado Rockies to an 11-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. Hale (2-0) was recalled from Triple-A Albuquerque to make a spot start and retired the opening nine batters before surrendering a solo homer to Kolten Wong. The right-hander allowed three runs and struck out seven.

Nolan Arenado added a two-run homer as the Rockies roughed up John Lackey (4-4), who surrendered 10 runs — eight earned — and 12 hits in four innings. His ERA rose from 2.93 to 3.74. St. Louis had a scary moment in the second when left fielder Matt Holliday fell awkwardly trying to chase down a bloop double by Carlos Gonzalez. Holliday grabbed his right leg and lay on the ground before gingerly walking off. The team said he suffered a right quadriceps strain.