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Dyersville vote prompts speculation about project


November 6th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

DYERSVILLE, Iowa (AP) – The election of a new mayor and three new City Council members in Dyersville is prompting speculation about what the vote means to plans for a 24-field youth baseball and softball complex near the “Field of Dreams” movie site.  The Dubuque Telegraph Herald reports  Jim Heavens, who lost his bid to be re-elected mayor in the Tuesday vote, says his defeat and the ouster of council members means the project is, “dead.”

Alvin Haas was elected mayor. The new City Council members are Mark Wagner, Teresa Bockenstedt and Ray Sauser. Nearby property owners have filed lawsuits against the city, arguing that officials illegally rezoned and approved building permits for the project. Denise Stillman, who heads a group backing the development, says it’s too early to comment on the election.

8AM Sportscast 11-06-2013

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November 6th, 2013 by Chris Parks

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1-A, 2-A Regional Volleyball Finals Set for Tonight


November 6th, 2013 by Jim Field


  • At Ames:   Guthrie Center vs. AGWSR
  • At Creston:   Stanton vs. Murray
  • At Onawa:   Fremont-Mills vs. LeMars Gehlen
  • At Center Point:Janesville vs. Iowa Mennonite
  • At George:   Central Lyon vs. Harris-Lake Park
  • At Iowa City West:   New London vs. Springville
  • At Mason City Newman:   Tripoli vs. Bishop Garrigan
  • At Mount Pleasant:  Winfield-Mt. Union vs. Holy Trinity


  • At Woodbine:   St. Albert vs. Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto
  • At Clarksville:Dike-New Hartford vs. Denver
  • At Milford:Western Christian vs. Lake Mills
  • At Oelwein:   Sumner-Fredericksburg vs. Wapsie Valley
  • At Pella Christian:   Eddyville vs. Des Moines Christian
  • At Sioux City Heelan:   Hinton vs. Ridge View
  • At Tiffin:Iowa City Regina vs. West Branch
  • At Webster City:  Grundy Center vs. South Central Calhoun

Volleyball Regional Final Scores from Tue., Nov. 5 2013


November 6th, 2013 by Ric Hanson


  • (3-0) Red Oak 25-25-25, Albia 10-11-15
  • (3-0) Kuemper Catholic 25-25-25, North Polk 22-13-17
  • (3-0) Sheldon 25-25-25, Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 16-18-15
  • (3-1) Union 25-23-25-26, Iowa Falls-Alden 17-25-14-24
  • (3-0) Nevada 25-25-25 Bondurant-Farrar 23-20-17
  • (3-0) MOC-FV 25-25-25, Algona 14-20-15
  • (3-1) Independence 25-25-14-25, Center Point-Urbana 23-23-25-22
  • (3-0) Mount Vernon 25-25-25 Mediapolis 12-16-20


  • (3-0) Harlan 25-25-25, Lewis Central 17-8-18
  • (3-1) Indianola 25-22-25-25, Pella 14-25-11-18
  • (3-0) Solon 25-25-25, Clear Creek-Amana 18-17-17
  • (3-0) Charles City 25-25-25, Boone 19-12-12
  • (3-1) West Delaware 21-25-25-25, Cedar Rapids Xavier 25-21-19-23
  • (3-1) LeMars 25-22-25-25, Bishop Heelan Catholic 16-25-20-22
  • (3-0) Davenport Assumption 25-25-25, Marion 22-23-21
  • (3-0) Waverly-Shell Rock 25-25-25, ADM 13-21-12

CLASS 5-A   

  • (3-1) Dowling Catholic 29-21-25-25, Abraham Lincoln 27-25-22-22
  • (3-0) Ankeny 25-25-25 Sioux City East 14-14-21
  • (3-0) Pleasant Valley 25-25-25 Cedar Rapids Jefferson 23-16-16
  • (3-0) Bettendorf 25-25-25, Muscatine 11-13-15
  • (3-0) Johnston 25-25-25, West Des Moines Valley 18-20-20
  • (3-2) Dubuque Hempstead 25-23-23-25-15, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 14-25-25-18-13
  • (3-1) Ankeny Centennial 25-22-25-25, Cedar Falls 22-25-18-19
  • (3-2) Urbandale 20-25-25-20-15, Iowa City High 25-18-21-25-11

Red Sox reach out to St. Louis in newspaper ad


November 6th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The champion Boston Red Sox are saying thank you to fans — of their World Series opponents. The Red Sox took out a full-page ad in Tuesday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Under a large photo of two boys — one in Cardinals clothing, the other in a Red Sox jersey and cap — the heading reads, “From one great baseball town to another.” The ad lauds the “warm Midwestern welcome” extended to the Red Sox and Boston fans. It reads, “Your region, its people, and the entire Cardinals organization represent everything that’s great about baseball.”

The ad is signed by Red Sox owner John Henry, chairman Tom Werner and CEO Larry Lucchino. The Red Sox beat St. Louis in six games to win their third World Series in nine years.

Big Ten struggling to fill 8 reserved bowl slots


November 5th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

No. 4 Ohio State is chasing perfection and a chance play for a national championship. No. 18 Michigan State has the inside track to the Big Ten championship game. Four other conference teams are bowl-eligible and Iowa could join that list with a win this weekend.

But with only four weeks left in the regular season, the Big Ten is looking at the possibility of coming up short in postseason play again — even before the bowl lineups are announced. With eight bowl tie-ins, six qualifiers and Iowa on the cusp, the last available spot will have to be filled by one of three teams that are a combined 1-12 in league play this season: Illinois, Indiana or Northwestern.

Chiefs active Commings from IR, waive McDougald


November 5th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have activated rookie defensive back Sanders Commings from injured reserve and waived defensive back Bradley McDougald to clear space on their roster. The moves came Tuesday during the Chiefs’ bye week. After impressing the Chiefs during the offseason, Commings broke his collar bone on the first full day of workouts in training camp. He was placed on the temporary IR and the Chiefs had until this week to active him.

Commings was picked in the fifth round of April’s draft out of Georgia. Many scouts believed he had the ability to go much earlier in the draft, but some legal issues during his time with the Bulldogs caused his stock to slide. McDougald, an undrafted free agent out of Kansas, played in one game this season.

Iowa’s offense takes step backward


November 5th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — With less than a month left in the 2013 regular season, Iowa’s offense is starting to look more and more like the 2012 version. That’s not a good thing for the Hawkeyes.

Iowa (5-4, 2-3 Big Ten) has taken a big step backward the past two weeks. The Hawkeyes have scored just 19 points in regulation and are now tied for 11th in the Big Ten at 25.3 points per game heading into Saturday’s game at Purdue.

The rushing game, once among the nation’s best, is now averaging a pedestrian 4.3 yards per carry. The passing game isn’t much better, with just 205 yards per game and 12 TDs against 10 interceptions.

Iowa State Releases 2014 Football Schedule


November 5th, 2013 by Jim Field

AMES, Iowa – The Big 12 Conference announced its 2014 league football schedule Tuesday.

The conference shared that several conference games could still have date changes pending network television decisions. One potential conference date changes already identified involve the Cyclones.

Iowa State will play host to Oklahoma on either Thursday, Oct. 30 or Saturday, Nov. 1.

The Cyclones will have seven home games, including five conference games in Jack Trice Stadium.

Homecoming will be against Kansas State on Oct. 11 and Family Weekend is set for the Toledo game on Sept. 20.

Iowa State’s “off” weeks are Sept. 6, Oct. 25 and Nov. 15.


  • Sept. 13 at Iowa
  • Sept. 20 TOLEDO (FW)
  • Sept. 27 BAYLOR
  • Oct. 4 at Oklahoma State
  • Oct. 11 KANSAS STATE (H)
  • Oct. 18 at Texas
  • Oct. 30 or Nov. 1 OKLAHOMA
  • Nov. 8 at Kansas
  • Nov. 22 TEXAS TECH
  • Dec. 6 at TCU

HSFB: Coon Rapids-Bayard at Exira-EHK 11-04-2013

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November 5th, 2013 by Chris Parks

Jim Field and Chris Parks have the call of the second round playoff game played in Exira.