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Thursday High School Softball Results

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June 22nd, 2012 by Jim Field

Hawkeye 10:

  • Atlantic 5-12, Clarinda 4-0 (2nd game 6 inn, AHS 17-13, 9-4)
  • Creston 10-2, Denison-Schleswig 0-0
  • Glenwood 11-1, Harlan 1-2
  • Kuemper Catholic 12-4, Red Oak 2-5 (5 inn/9 inn)
  • Lewis Central 13-4, Shenandoah 0-0

Western Iowa Tourney:

  • Consolation – Underwood 9, A-H-S-T 7
  • Championship – Tri-Center 6, Treynor 5

Rolling Hills:

  • Exira-EHK 3, Orient-Macksburg 2
  • Walnut 10, CAM, Anita 2

Others:

  • Carroll 14, Saydel 2
  • Coon Rapids-Bayard 7, Ogden 6 (8)
  • Corning 13-9, Lenox 11-6
  • Des Moines Christian 14, West Central Valley 2
  • East Mills 9, Stanton 3
  • Nodaway Valley 12, East Union 2
  • West Monona 12, West Harrison 6
  • Westwood 19, Boyer Valley 0

Thursday High School Baseball Results

Sports

June 22nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Hawkeye 10:

  • Atlantic 15, Clarinda 2 (5 inn – 10 runs on 5 hits in 4th inning, AHS 13-5, 8-2)
  • Denison-Schleswig 14-2, Creston 2-3
  • Harlan 10-6, Glenwood 2-5
  • Kuemper Catholic 7, Roland-Story 0

Western Iowa Tourney Semi-Finals:

  • Audubon 7, Missouri Valley 5
  • Treynor 7, Tri-Center 2

Rolling Hills:

  • Walnut 1, CAM 0

Others:

  • Coon Rapids-Bayard 3, Ogden 0
  • Corning 13-16, Lenox 8-4
  • Logan-Magnolia 7, Ar-We-Va 1
  • Nishnabotna 12, Fremont-Mills 6
  • Nodaway Valley 12, East Union 2
  • Saydel 10, Carroll 9
  • St. Albert 14, Kingsley-Pierson 4 (5 inn)
  • Van Meter 11-7, Earlham 0-3
  • Villisca 15, Clarinda Academy 3
  • West Central Valley 11, Des Moines Christian 7

Charlie Kimball Earns National Honor

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June 22nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — IndyCar driver Charlie Kimball was honored this week with the Jefferson Award, one of the nation’s top honors for community service and volunteerism. Kimball, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes nearly five years ago, was lauded because of his efforts to raise awareness about the disease. Kimball, who will run in Saturday night’s IndyCar race in Iowa, says it’s very important to him to be outspoken about his own struggle with diabetes. Kimball says being upfront about the disease has also forced him to be proactive in fighting it.

Berry’s Hit Gives Tigers 2-1 Win Over Cards in 10

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June 21st, 2012 by Jim Field

DETROIT (AP) — Quintin Berry hit a tie breaking single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, giving the Detroit Tigers a 2-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.

Ramon Santiago and Jhonny Peralta hit one-out singles off Victor Marte (0-1), who then grazed Austin Jackson’s jersey with a pitch. Berry followed with a base hit up the middle through a drawn-in infield.

Joaquin Benoit (1-1) got the win. The Detroit bullpen shut out St. Louis after Jacob Turner allowed a run and four hits in five innings.

Kyle Lohse allowed a run and four hits in seven innings for the Cardinals.

8AM Sportscast 06-21-2012

Podcasts, Sports

June 21st, 2012 by Chris Parks

w/ Jim Field

Griswold’s Topham Wins Iowa Gatorade Honor

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June 21st, 2012 by Jim Field

Freshman Rebekah Topham of Griswold is the 2011-12 Gatorade Iowa Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year.  Topham is the first Gatorade Iowa Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year winner from Griswold High School.

The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence, good character and academic achievement.

The 5-foot-7 inch distance runner and hurdler won three individual state championships this spring, leading the Tigers to the Class 1-A state team title.  She took the titles in the 800 meters, the 1500 meters and the 3000 meters.  She was also second in the 400 meter hurdles.  Topham also placed sixth in the 1500 meters at the USA Track & Field Junior National Championships this month.

Topham is also a 4.0 student, volunteers at a nursing home and is a vacation bible school counselor.

Topham also won the Iowa Gatorade award last fall for the cross country season.  She is a finalist for the Gatorade National Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year award to be announced in this month.

Wednesday High School Softball Results

Sports

June 21st, 2012 by Jim Field

Hawkeye 10:

  • Atlantic 2, Red Oak 1 (6 inn)
  • Denison-Schleswig 10-10, Shenandoah 0-0

Others:

  • Adair-Casey 5, Grandview Park Baptist 4 (8)
  • Des Moines Christian 5, Panorama 0
  • Essex 4, Fremont-Mills 3
  • Van Meter 10, Coon Rapids-Bayard 0

Westbrook leads Cardinals over Tigers 3-1

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June 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

DETROIT (AP) — Jake Westbrook pitched his first complete game in over two years, giving up only an unearned run in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 3-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Westbrook (6-6) allowed five hits, struck out five and walked one. It was his 14th career complete game, but his first since May 16, 2010, when he was pitching for Cleveland at Baltimore. The Cardinals took the lead in the sixth when Yadier Molina hit into a bases-loaded double play, breaking a 1-all tie. The Cardinals added an eighth-inning run on an error by Detroit shortstop Jhonny Peralta. Rick Porcello (4-5) allowed two runs and 10 hits in seven innings.

Kent St-South Carolina Postponed by Rain at CWS

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June 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Wednesday’s nights Kent State-South Carolina game at the College World Series was postponed until this (Thursday) morning, because of rain. A line of showers moved into the Omaha area about an hour before the game was scheduled to start Wednesday night. Radar indicated the rain would continue late into the evening. Three games will be played today (Thursday). Kent State-South Carolina will begin at 11:08-a.m. CDT. Arizona and Florida State will play at 4:08 p.m. The Kent State-South Carolina winner will play Arkansas at 8:08 p.m.

Wednesday High School Baseball Results

Sports

June 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Hawkeye 10:

  • Creston 6-6, Lewis Central 3-5

Others:

  • Carroll 3, Perry 0 (Suspended after 1 inn. Makeup date 6/22)
  • Panorama 6, Des Moines Christian 4
  • Van Meter 1, Coon Rapids-Bayard 0
  • West Central Valley 7, Guthrie Center 3