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Monday Girls Soccer Regional Finals


June 4th, 2013 by Jim Field

Class 1-A

  • St. Albert 6, Tri-Center 1
  • Bondurant-Farrar 2, Harlan 1 (PK)

Class 2-A

  • Lewis Central 1, Abraham Lincoln 0
  • ADM  2, Glenwood 0

8AM Sportscast 06-04-2013

Podcasts, Sports

June 4th, 2013 by Chris Parks

w/ Jim Field


Cards C Molina suspended 1 game for contacting ump


June 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has been suspended one game and fined by Major League Baseball for making contact with umpire Mike Everitt during an argument Sunday. The commissioner’s office announced the penalty Monday evening, minutes before St. Louis hosted Arizona. Molina appealed the decision and was in the starting lineup against the Diamondbacks. The announcement was made by Joe Garagiola Jr., baseball’s Senior Vice President of Standards and Operations.

Molina was thrown out on a close play at first base during Sunday’s game against San Francisco and slammed his helmet to the ground. First base umpire Clint Fagan immediately ejected Molina, who then went to argue. Everitt got in front of Molina, who bumped into him. Molina, a four-time All-Star and five-time Gold Glove winner, was hitting .347 with three homers, 14 doubles and 27 RBIs this season.

Lynn helps Cardinals beat Diamondbacks


June 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lance Lynn pitched seven solid innings and the St. Louis Cardinals got home runs from Yadier Molina and Carlos Beltran in a 7-1 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Lynn allowed one run and five hits, struck out six and walked one. He improved to 8-1 for the second consecutive season while becoming the third National League pitcher to reach eight wins, trailing Patrick Corbin’s league-leading nine for Arizona.

Molina hit a leadoff drive in the fifth on the same day he received a one-game suspension from Major League Baseball for making contact with umpire Mike Everitt during an argument on Sunday. The All-Star catcher appealed the decision. Molina’s fourth homer lifted St. Louis to a 5-0 lead. He finished with two hits and two RBIs.

Carpenter throws to live batters


June 3rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter threw to live batters Monday for the first time in his comeback attempt from a career-threatening nerve issue. After throwing successful bullpen sessions on May 27 and 30, Carpenter threw about 20 pitches to teammates Shane Robinson and Matt Adams on Monday. He threw another 20 or so without a batter from the mound, while several teammates gathered behind the batting cage to watch.

Carpenter said the next move depends on how his body responds to Monday’s action. If the reaction is positive, he’ll throw two or three more similar sessions before any additional steps such as a rehabilitation appearance. If not, he will once again rest and reset the process which he has done at least twice in his latest comeback attempt.

Des Moines driver anxious for return to Iowa Speedway


June 3rd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

NASCAR driver Michael Annette is looking forward to returning home this weekend when he competes in the DuPont Pioneer 250 at the Iowa Speedway in Newton. The Des Moines native is coming off his best finish of the season in the Nationwide series, a 13th place finish at Dover International Speedway. Annette says he’s ready for a busy week, as he tries to fill ticket requests from friends and family.

Annette missed several races after being injured in a crash at Daytona back in February. Even though he considers the Iowa Speedway his “home track” he will treat it like any other race. But Annette admits winning at the Iowa Speedway would be even sweeter.

(Radio Iowa)

8AM Sportscast 06-03-2013

Podcasts, Sports

June 3rd, 2013 by Chris Parks

w/ Jim Field


Boys State Soccer Finals


June 3rd, 2013 by Jim Field

Class 1-A State Championship:  Iowa City Regina 4, Beckman Catholic 0

Class 1-A Consolation:  Nevada 3, West Liberty 1

Class 2-A State Championship:  Cedar Rapids Xavier 2, Storm Lake 1

Class 2-A Consolation:  Waverly Shell-Rock 1, Pella 0

Class 3-A State Championship:  Iowa City West 2, Iowa City High 1

Class 3-A Consolation:  Johnston 2, Cedar Rapids Kennedy 1 (2 OT)

Saturday Baseball Results


June 3rd, 2013 by Jim Field

Winterset 4, Atlantic 1

Creston 5-9, Lewis Central 1-5

Clarinda Tournament
Glenwood 16, East Mills 1 (4 inn)
Abraham Lincoln 20, Clarinda 0 (5 inn)
Consolation – Clarinda 13, East Mills 7
Championship – Glenwood 6, Abraham Lincoln 4

West Central Valley Tournament
Underwood 11, West Central Valley 1
Earlham 11, Underwood 5
Earlham 16, Tri-Center 13
West Central Valley 5, Tri-Center 3

Nodaway Valley Tournament
Nodaway Valley 12, Orient-Macksburg 5
Perry 12, Mount Ayr 0 (5 inn)
Consolation – Mount Ayr 6, Orient-Macksburg 2
Championship – Perry 2, Nodaway Valley 1 (8 inn)

Saturday Softball Results


June 3rd, 2013 by Jim Field

Atlantic Tournament:

Glenwood 11, Red Oak 0 (5 inn)
Glenwood 11, Audubon 1 (6 inn)
Glenwood 10, Atlantic 0 (5 inn)
Red Oak 5, Audubon 1
Atlantic 4, Tri-Center 0
Atlantic 2, Abraham Lincoln 0
Abraham Lincoln 11, Red Oak 0
Abraham Lincoln 10, Tri-Center 6 (6 inn)
Tri-Center 13, Audubon 2
Carroll 11, Clarinda 0
Carroll 12, A-H-S-T 1
Carroll 9, Exira/EHK 1
Clarinda 8, A-H-S-T 6
Underwood 7, Creston 4
Exira/EHK 9, Underwood 0
Creston 14, Clarinda 8
Creston 8, Exira/EHK 5

Missouri Valley Tournament:

Missouri Valley 14, West Harrison 11 (6 inn. – Time Limit).
Council Bluffs St. Albert 11, Woodbine 9.
Logan-Magnolia 13, Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson 4 (6 inn. – Time Limit).
Lewis Central 13, West Monona 1 (5 inn.).

Council Bluffs St. Albert 12, Missouri Valley 4 (5 inn. – Time Limit).
Lewis Central 7, Logan-Magnolia 5 (6 inn. – Time Limit).
Woodbine 6, West Harrison 4 (6 inn. – Time Limit).
Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson 11, West Monona 7 (6 inn. – Time Limit).

7th Place: West Harrison 17, West Monona 0 (4 inn.).
5th Place: Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson 10, Woodbine 3 (6 inn. – Time Limit).
3rd Place: Logan-Magnolia 9, Missouri Valley 3 (6 inn. – Time Limit).
1st Place: Lewis Central 7, Council Bluffs St. Albert 1 (6 inn. – Time Limit).

Murray Tournament:
Murray 3, Melcher-Dallas 2
Martensdale-St. Mary’s 6, Lamoni 3
East Union 6, Orient-Macksburg 3
Nodaway Valley 6, Adair-Casey 4
7th Place – Orient-Macksburg 16, Adair-Casey 6
5th Place – East Union 4, Nodaway Valley 3 (9 inn)
3rd Place – Lamoni 9, Melcher-Dallas 3
Championship – Martensdale-St. Mary’s 5, Murray 3