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(Podcast) KJAN Sportscast, 11/14/2014

Podcasts, Sports

November 14th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

With Jim Field.


Friday State Football Semi-Finals


November 14th, 2014 by Jim Field

Class A

  • Gladbrook-Reinbeck 21, Denver 8
  • Mount Ayr (11-1) vs. Logan-Magnolia (12-0) – 1:06 pm

Class 4-A

  • Cedar Rapids Washington (12-0) vs. Bettendorf (12-0) – 4:06 pm
  • Waukee (11-1) vs. Dowling Catholic (11-1) – 7:06 pm

State Volleyball Tournament


November 13th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Class 5-A
(3-2) Bettendorf 23-25-25-20-16, Johnston 25-19-19-25-14
(3-0) Ankeny Centennial 25-25-25, Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln 23-21-16
Class 4-A
(3-0) Harlan 25-25-25, Clear Creek-Amana 12-16-13
(3-2) West Delaware 25-25-24-20-15, Marion 22-20-26-25-9
Class 3-A
(3-1) Mount Vernon 23-25-25-25, Red Oak 25-21-20-15
(3-0) Solon 25-25-25, Nevada
Class 2-A
(3-0) Dike-New Hartford 25-25-25, Unity Christian 19-11-17
(3-0) Western Christian 25-25-25, Sumner-Fredericksburg 22-16-18
Class 1-A
(3-0) Holy Trinity Catholic 25-25-25, Tripoli 20-23-17
(3-2) Central Lyon 20-22-25-25-15, Janesville 25-25-20-19-11

Friday Championship Schedule:

Class 5-A Championship
10:00 am – Bettendorf (38-0) vs. Ankeny Centennial (43-3)

Class 4-A Championship
12:15 pm – Harlan (40-2) vs. West Delaware (45-2)

Class 3-A Championship
2:00 pm – Mount Vernon (33-7) vs. Solon (32-8)

Class 2-A Championship
4:45 p.m. – Dike-New Hartford (39-3) vs. Western Christian (44-2)

Class 1-A Championship
7:00 p.m. – Holy Trinity Catholic (47-4) vs. Central Lyon (38-3)

Thursday High School Football Semi-Finals


November 13th, 2014 by Jim Field

@ UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls


Newell-Fonda 40, H-L-V 18
Fremont-Mills 30, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 27

Class 3-A:

Bishop Heelan Catholic 59, Creston 14
Pella 27, Cedar Rapids Xavier, 0

Griswold Honors Topham, Girls Cross Country Team at Rally


November 13th, 2014 by Jim Field

The Griswold girls cross country team and four time state champion Rebekah Topham were celebrated this morning at a rally at the Griswold High School.  Topham made history as the only girl to win four cross country state titles earlier this month.  In addition, Topham had a number of impressive feats including being a 3 time Iowa runner of the year in cross country, a 2 time Gatorade Athlete of the Year in cross country, a 4 time Individual champions in the Western Iowa Conference meet, the regional qualifying meet and the state championships.  She also twice had the fastest time of all classes at the state meet and helped her team finish 1st, 2nd, 7th and 3rd place in the last four years.

Athletic Director Kevin Whitehill and Coach Jeff Topham spoke and a highlight film was also shown to the crowd.

Congratulations to Rebekah and the Griswold girls on a great season.

To view the video from the ceremony online, go to High School Cube and search for Griswold, Iowa.


Omaha North’s Patton is Among 3 Creighton Signees


November 13th, 2014 by Jim Field

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha North High School’s Justin Patton is among three basketball players who have signed letters of intent with Creighton.

The 6-foot-10, 215-pound Patton is listed as the No. 40 recruit nationally by Scout.com. He averaged 13 points and eight rebounds as a junior last season. Coach Greg McDermott said as Patton gains weight and strength, he can develop into one of the premier big men in the Big East.

Also signing were forward Martin Krampelj (KRAMPL) of Slovenia and guard Marlon Stewart of Rock Island, Illinois.

McDermott said the 6-8, 205-pound Krampelj is a good shooter from the perimeter who also is a capable scorer on the inside. The 6-2, 200-pound Stewart averged 14.1 points, 3.7 assists and 2.1 steals at North Scott (Iowa) High last year.

Nebraska Signs 2 Players from Illinois, 1 Iowan


November 13th, 2014 by Jim Field

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Three high school seniors have signed letters of intent to play basketball at Nebraska.

Coach Tim Miles on Wednesday announced the signing of guard Glynn Watson Jr. of Dellwood, Illinois, and forwards Michael Jacobson of Waukee, Iowa, and Edward Morrow Jr. of Chicago, Illinois.

The 5-11, 160-pound Watson ranks among the nation’s top point-guard prospects after averaging 15 points, five assists, five rebounds and two steals for St. Joseph High.

The 6-foot-8, 220-pound Jacobson averaged 17.1 points and 9.7 rebounds for Waukee High last season. He’s rated the top player in Iowa by 247Sports.

The 6-7, 215-pound Morrow attends Simeon Career Academy in Chicago. He averaged 17 points, 11 rebounds and two blocked shots a game last season. Morrow’s father, Ed Sr., played on Nebraska’s 1994 national championship football team.

Hawkeyes Sign Four Men’s Basketball Recruits


November 13th, 2014 by Jim Field

Iowa men’s basketball head coach Fran McCaffery signed four players today to national letters of intent. The list includes Brandon Hutton, Andrew Fleming, Isaiah Moss, and Ahmad Wagner.

Hutton is a 6-foot-6, 210-pound forward from De La Salle High School in Chicago. He averaged 12 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two blocks while earning Chicago Catholic League All-Conference last season.

Fleming is a 6-foot-5 guard who helped lead Ensworth High School in Nashville, Tennessee, to three-straight state titles, earning all-tournament honors each time. He is a two-time All-Stater.

Wagner, a 6-foot-7, 215 pound forward and native of Yellow Springs, Ohio, averaged 15 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks as a junior

Moss averaged 10 points, two rebounds, two assists and one steal his junior year at Simeon High School in Chicago. The 6-foot-5, 175-pound wing averaged 16 points, six rebounds, three assists and two steals for the Mac Irvin Fire AAU team.

(Podcast) KJAN Sports report, Thu. 11/13/2014

Podcasts, Sports

November 13th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

With Jim Field.


2014 Western Iowa All-Conference Volleyball Team


November 13th, 2014 by Jim Field

1st Team
Katelyn Schechinger (Sr., IKM-Manning); Madison Paulson (Soph., Treynor); Sydney McLaren (Fr., Griswold); Emma Bonnett (Soph., Underwood); Maddy Powell (Jr., Underwood); Kirsten Lehan (Sr., Tri-Center); Abby Tiarks (Soph., Treynor); Allison Eickenberry (Soph., Tri-Center).

2nd Team
Baily Janssen (Sr., Missouri Valley); Tori Masker (Soph., Tri-Center); Lexi Killinger (Jr., Treynor); Rylie Muhlbauer (Soph., IKM-Manning); Emma Myers (Jr., Treynor); Sheyenne Smith (Sr., Riverside); Kyra Skelton (Sr., Missouri Valley); Brooke Cooper (Jr., Underwood).

Honorable Mention
AHST/W: Danikah Grobe (Sr.), Liz Munyon (Sr.). Audubon: Morgan Gust (Sr.), Carly Johnston (Sr.). Griswold: Marlia Rossell (Sr.), Melodie Anstey (Sr.), Morgan Godwin (Sr.). IKM-Manning: Aly Stadtlander (Soph.), Emily Ceminsky (Sr.), Bethany Luesmann (Sr.). Logan-Magnolia: Steffi Cunard (Sr.).
Missouri Valley: Haley Stueve (Sr.). Riverside: Grace Gleaves (Jr.). Treynor: Summer Goss (Jr.). Tri-Center: Alyssa Baatz (Soph.). Underwood: Shya Tiarks (Sr.).

 2014 WIC Academic All-Conference
(Must be a Senior, must maintain a 3.25 cumulative grade point average)
AHST/Walnut: Danikah Grobe, Marissa Kay, Elizabeth Munyon.
Audubon: Morgan Gust.
Griswold: Melodie Anstey, Kayla Kirchhoff, Bethany Berg, Jackie Rush, Morgan Godwin, Marlia Rossell, Katie Duggan, Kinzey Nicklaus.
IKM-Manning: Emily Ceminsky, Bethany Luensmann, Katelyn Schechinger.
Logan-Magnolia: Steffi Cunard, Sarah Stueve
Missouri Valley: Sierra Ford, Anna Hines, Baily Janssen, Kerigan Ohl, Kyra Skelton, Haley Stueve.
Riverside: Taylor Frain, Kyra Martens, Sheyenne Smith, Maci Pendgraft (mgr.).
Treynor: Kayli Christensen, Brooke Goss, Alexis Woods.
Tri-Center: Kirsten Lehan, Hailee Hansen, Samantha Andersen.
Underwood: Bailey Campin, Alex Benedict, Samantha Magmuson, Shay Tiarks.

Girls Cross Country
AHST/Walnut: Sophie Kock.
Audubon: Kaittlin Andersen, Ruby Johnson.
IKM-Manning: Abigail Bornhoft, Morgan Kinkdale, Kali Rasmussen.
Missouri Valley: Hannah Dugdale.
Riverside: Paige Kallsen, Sydney Raney.
Treynor: Laura Hempel.
Tri-Center: Zachary Denning, Alfred Ohlinger, Austin Sondag.
Underwood: Emily Pierson, Gabby Myers, Erin Shapcott, Tobey Yates.

Boys Cross Country
Audubon: James Thoelke, Lauren Graeve.
IKM-Manning: Ryan Fox, Matt Johnson, Justin Weller, Evan Dressen.
Missouri Valley: Drew Pauley.
Treynor: Grant Pryor.
Tri-Center: Allyson Cunningham.
Underwood: Chance Belt.

2014 Western Iowa Conference Final Volleyball Standings
*IKM-Manning 8-1, 19-16
*^Treynor 8-1, 25-9
Tri-Center 7-2, 21-9
Griswold 6-3, 21-10
Missouri Valley 5-4, 20-10
Underwood 5-4, 16-13
Audubon 3-6, 12-15
Riverside 2-7, 7-20
Logan-Magnolia 1-8, 9-14
AHST/Walnut 0-9, 1-22
* 2014 WIC Conference Regular Season Co-Champions
^ 2014 WIC Tournament Champion