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Monday’s Volleyball Scores (from 10/14/13)

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October 15th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Hawkeye 10:

  • (3-0) Kuemper Catholic 25-25-25, Clarinda 23-22-15

Western Iowa Tourney:

  • (3-0) A-H-S-T 25-25-25, Logan-Magnolia 19-14-20
  • (3-0) IKM-Manning 25-25-25, Audubon 18-14-19
  • (3-0) Missouri Valley 25-27-25, Griswold 10-25-19
  • (3-0) Treynor 25-25-25, A-H-S-T 14-10-6
  • (3-0) Underwood 25-25-25, Tri-Center 20-15-14

Others:

  • (2-1) Bedford 25-19-15, Nodaway Valley 22-25-12
  • (2-0) Bedford 25-25, Pleasantville 19-17
  • (3-0) Coon Rapids-Bayard 25-25-25, Glidden-Ralston 15-11-18
  • (2-0) Southwest Valley 25-25, Lenox 11-11

A-P High School Football Poll (released Mon., Oct. 14th 2013)

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October 15th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2013 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:

Class 4-A

  1. West Des Moines Dowling (14) 7-0 149 1
  2. Pleasant Valley (1) 7-0 133 3
  3. Ames 7-0 123 4
  4. Waukee 6-1 95 5
  5. Cedar Rapids Xavier 6-1 68 6
  6. Iowa City High 6-1 61 NR
  7. West Des Moines Valley 5-2 57 8
  8. Davenport Assumption 6-1 44 10
  9. Bettendorf 6-1 42 9
  10. Iowa City West 6-1 33 2

Others receiving votes: 11, Urbandale 15. 12, Sioux City East 4. 13, Southeast Polk 1.

Class 3-A

  1. Sioux City Heelan (15) 7-0 150 1
  2. Decorah 7-0 127 2
  3. Pella 7-0 118 3
  4. Clear Lake 7-0 108 4
  5. Harlan 6-1 81 6
  6. Boone 7-0 69 7
  7. Washington 6-1 51 8
  8. Spencer 6-1 35 9
  9. Solon 6-1 29 10
  10. Carroll 5-2 23 5

Others receiving votes: 11, Dallas Center-Grimes 18. 12, Webster City 10. 13, Grinnell 3. 14, Williamsburg 2. 15, Manchester West Delaware 1.

Class 2-A

  1. Kuemper Catholic (11) 7-0 146 1
  2. Waukon (4) 7-0 129 2
  3. West Marshall 7-0 104 3
  4. Albia 7-0 100 4
  5. Mediapolis 7-0 83 5
  6. Boyden-Hull-RV 6-1 75 7
  7. New Hampton 7-0 71 6
  8. Spirit Lake 6-1 39 9
  9. Central Lyon-GLR 6-1 38 8
  10. Cascade 6-1 14 10

Others receiving votes: 11, Alleman North Polk 10. 12, Waterloo Columbus 9. 13, Sioux Center 5. 14, Camanche 1. 14, Wellman Mid-Prairie 1.

Class 1-A

  1. Iowa City Regina (14) 7-0 149 1
  2. St. Albert (1) 7-0 128 2
  3. Dike-New Hartford 7-0 114 3
  4. North Fayette 7-0 99 5
  5. Fort Dodge St. Edmond 7-0 89 6
  6. Maquoketa Valley 7-0 65 7
  7. Wilton 6-1 63 4
  8. Van Meter 7-0 63 8
  9. South O’Brien 6-1 15 NR
  10. Mount Ayr 6-1 14 10

Others receiving votes: 11, Guttenberg Clayton Ridge 11. 12, Calmar South Winneshiek 10. 13, Ogden 2. 14, Ridge View 1. 14, Jewell South Hamilton 1. 14, Manson-NW Webster 1.

Class A

  1. West Lyon (10) 7-0 144 1
  2. BGM (3) 7-0 133 2
  3. Wapsie Valley (2) 7-0 126 3
  4. AGWSR 8-0 100 4
  5. A-H-S-T 7-0 97 5
  6. Pekin 6-1 72 8
  7. Hinton 5-2 42 10
  8. Montezuma 6-1 40 6
  9. Algona Garrigan 5-2 23 NR
  10. Gladbrook-Reinbeck 5-2 20 NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Lisbon 15. 12, Lawton-Bronson 8. 13, East Mills 3. 14, Grundy Center 2.

Class 8-Man

  1. Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton (8) 7-0 138 1
  2. Gilbertville-Don Bosco (5) 8-0 132 2
  3. Newell-Fonda (2) 7-0 110 3
  4. West Bend-Mallard 8-0 101 6
  5. Adair-Casey 7-0 99 4
  6. Springville 7-0 91 5
  7. Janesville 6-1 45 8
  8. MMC 6-1 39 NR
  9. HLV 7-1 27 9
  10.  Glidden-Ralston 6-1 22 NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Correctionville River Valley 10. 12, Lamoni 8. 13, Bussey Twin Cedars 2. 14, Fremont Mills, Tabor 1.

Dodgers top Cardinals 3-0, cut NLCS deficit to 2-1

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October 15th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu outpitched Adam Wainwright with seven innings of three-hit ball, Adrian Gonzalez’s RBI double ended a 1-for-17 drought for the Dodgers with runners in scoring position, and Los Angeles got back into the NL championship series with a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.

Yasiel Puig and Hanley Ramirez also had run-scoring hits for the Dodgers, who trail the best-of-seven series 2-1. Game 4 is Tuesday at Dodger Stadium, followed by Game 5 on Wednesday. Retired Dodgers manager Tom Lasorda, whose 1988 team won the franchise’s last World Series title in 1988, stood up and waved his white rally towel in the eighth to raucous applause.

St. Louis third baseman David Freese left Game 3 of the NL championship series in the fifth inning Monday night with an apparent ankle injury. Pinch-runner Daniel Descalso then made a major mistake in his place, getting doubled off second base to hurt a St. Louis rally. Freese singled to lead off the fifth with the Cardinals’ first hit off Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu, but the Cardinals’ training staff came out to meet him at first base.

After Freese advanced to second on Matt Adams’ single, Descalso emerged from the St. Louis dugout to replace Freese. Descalso then took off for third base on Jon Jay’s tailing fly to shallow left field, and Carl Crawford doubled him up. The Cardinals failed to score in the inning and trailed 2-0.

U of IA to pay $300,000 in rowing case

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October 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – The University of Iowa will pay $300,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a former women’s rowing participant who claimed that intense training workouts left her with debilitating leg injuries.  The settlement avoids trial in the case of Margaret Krusing, who argued that former coach Mandi Kowal imposed excessive training requirements. It was approved Friday and released to The Associated Press under the public records law.

Krusing joined the team in 2007 and was unprepared for the running and biking regimen Kowal required. She soon started complaining of burning in her legs and numbness in her feet. She developed exertional compartment syndrome, a condition that made it hard for her to walk and required numerous surgeries.

Both sides say they’re pleased to settle the lawsuit, which was filed in 2010.

ISU’s Jarvis West Earns National, Big 12 Honors

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October 14th, 2013 by Jim Field

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State junior Jarvis West was lauded by the Big 12 and the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) for his performance vs. Texas Tech on Saturday. A native of St. Petersburg, Fla., West earned Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week honors and national kickoff returner of the week accolades by the CFPA.

West returned Iowa State’s first non-onside kickoff return for a touchdown since 1994 (Troy Davis) at Texas Tech, going 95 yards for the score on ISU’s first touchdown of the afternoon. The 95-yard kickoff return ties for the third-longest in school history.

West also had four punt returns for 46 yards, including a career-long 38-yarder in the third quarter.

West is one of the most prolific kickoff returners in school history. His career 26.10 average on kickoff returns ranks second all-time in school history behind Luther Blue (26.47; 1973-76).

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Area Weekend Volleyball Scores

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Western Christian Tournament

  • (2-0) Harlan 21-21, Western Christian 18-16 (Championship)
  • (2-0) Harlan 21-21 Bondurant-Farrar 11-13
  • (2-0) Harlan 21-21 MOC-Floyd Valley 16-14
  • (2-0) Harlan 21-21 Sioux City Heelan 16-9
  • (2-0) Harlan 21-21 Unity Christian 19-15
  • (2-0) Western Christian 21-21 Harlan 16-17

Nishnabotna Tournament

  • Nishnabotna 2 Nebraska City 1
  • Nishnabotna 2 Clarinda Academy 0
  • Nishnabotna 2 Underwood JV 0
  • Nebraska City 2 Clarinda Academy 0
  • Nebraska City 2 Underwood JV 0
  • Underwood JV 2 Clarinda Academy 0

Hampton-Dumont Tournament

  • (2-0) Kuemper Catholic 21-21 South Hamilton 18-16
  • (2-0) Kuemper Catholic 21-21 Nashua Plainfield 14-12
  • (2-0) Janesville 21-21 Kuemper Catholic 16-15
  • (2-0) Charles City 25-25 Kuemper Catholic 16-23

Walnut Tournament

  • A-H-S-T 2 Woodbine 0
  • A-H-S-T 2 Iowa Christian Academy 0
  • A-H-S-T 2 Ankeny Christian Academy 0
  • Woodbine 2 Iowa Christian Academy 0
  • Woodbine 2 Ankeny Christian Academy 1

CAM Tournament

  • (2-0) Adair-Casey 21-21 Orient-Macksburg 11-8
  • (2-1) Adair-Casey 21-6-16 Tri-Center 18-21-14
  • (2-0) Adair-Casey 25-25 Riverside 13-11
  • (2-0) Guthrie Center 21-21 Adair-Casey 14-15
  • (2-0) Guthrie Center 25-25 Adair-Casey 9-17
  • (2-1) Guthrie Center 10-21-15 Tri-Center 21-12-1
  • (2-0) Tri-Center 21-21 Orient-Macksburg 8-4

Ramirez’s status uncertain for Dodgers in NLCS

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October 13th, 2013 by Chris Parks

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Dodgers’ offense is struggling, and they might have to face Adam Wainwright without their top hitter in Game 3 of the NL championship series.    Shortstop Hanley Ramirez had a CT scan on his left ribs Sunday, and the results were not yet available. He got hit by a pitch from Joe Kelly in the opener but stayed in to play all 13 innings of a 3-2 loss Friday.  Ramirez was a late scratch for Game 2, a 1-0 defeat that left the Dodgers trailing St. Louis 2-0 in the best-of-seven series.

Wainwright will start for the Cardinals on Monday night against rookie Hyun-Jin Ryu, who stumbled against Atlanta in losing his playoff debut in the division series.  Dodgers manager Don Mattingly says Ramirez keeps telling him he is going to play, but Mattingly said he’s got to be able to swing a bat in order to be in the starting lineup.

Arrowhead Stadium breaks record for noise level

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October 13th, 2013 by Chris Parks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL. This time, it’s official. The Kansas City Chiefs broke the world record for an outdoor sports stadium in their 24-7 win over Oakland on Sunday when they reached 137.5 decibels in the closing minutes.  An official from Guinness World Records told The Associated Press confirmed that Chiefs fans broke the previous record of 136.6 set by Seahawks fans during a game against San Francisco earlier this year.

The Chiefs have long claimed that their facility is the loudest in the NFL.The record-setting attempt was planned by Chiefs fans but with support of the organization, which paid $7,500 to fly an adjudicator from Guinness to Kansas City to document the effort.

Chiefs Sack Raiders, Move to 6-0

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October 13th, 2013 by Chris Parks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jamaal Charles ran for two touchdowns, the Kansas City defense harassed Oakland quarterback Terrelle Pryor into throwing three second-half interceptions and the Chiefs remained unbeaten with a 24-7 victory over the Raiders on Sunday.

After winning just twice last season, Kansas City (6-0) continued the second-best start in franchise history. The Chiefs won their first nine games during the 2003 season.

The Chiefs piled up 10 sacks while ending a three-game skid to the Raiders (2-4), and a six-game losing streak against them at Arrowhead Stadium.

Pryor threw for 216 yards and a touchdown, but his interceptions proved costly.

The first led to Charles’ go-ahead touchdown run, the second led to Ryan Succop’s fourth-quarter field goal, and Husain Abdullah returned the last one for a touchdown to seal the win.