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Tuesday Boys Basketball Results


November 30th, 2011 by Ric Hanson


  • Adair-Casey 60, Walnut 33
  • CAM 56, Orient-Macksburg 37
  • Audubon 45, IKM-Manning 7
  • Red Oak 52, Griswold 32
  • Tri-Center 48, Logan-Magnolia 34
  • Riverside 56, Bedford 30
  • Clarinda 63, Nodaway Valley 60
  • Boyer Valley 62, Missouri Valley 38
  • Glenwood 50, Thomas Jefferson 34
  • Guthrie Center 54, Earlham 37
  • Kuemper Catholic 56, Carroll 55
  • Le Mars 73, Denison-Schleswig 52
  • West Harrison 57, Westwood 49
  • Mount Ayr 63, Mormon Trail 37
  • Des Moines Christian 57, Coon Rapids-Bayard 40
  • Nishnabotna 58, Essex 56
  • West Monona 72, Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 66
  • Panorama 41, Van Meter 38
  • Shenandoah 54, South Page 46
  • Sioux City East 61, Lewis Central 41
  • Villisca 61, Lenox 56
  • Woodward-Granger 67, West Central Valley 35


Iowa’s First Shotgun Deer Season Begins Saturday

Ag/Outdoor, Sports

November 29th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

The Iowa DNR expects that nearly 90,000 hunters will be heading to the woods and fields during Saturday’s opening day for first shotgun season. Iowa’s shotgun deer seasons are the most popular among hunters and account for more than half of all deer harvested.  Although hunters will still have good hunting opportunities they can expect to find fewer deer across much of the state. They may need to hunt a little longer this year to be successful. 

“Deer numbers in many areas are near the department’s objective and we are now encouraging hunters to be more selective with their harvest,” said Dale Garner, the DNR’s wildlife bureau chief. “We have been hearing complaints from hunters that they are not seeing the number of deer that they had in the past and some are voicing their concerns that the herd reduction may have gone too far,” he said.  “My advice to those hunters is to work with the landowner to see if the deer population is at a desirable level and adjust the local doe harvest accordingly.”

With the crop harvest being completed, good habitat conditions and a favorable weather forecast hunting conditions should be excellent in most of the state. However, in western Iowa, hunters may find that the summer-long Missouri River flooding has changed the deer distributions so they may need to adjust where they hunt. 

Safety First

Blaze orange is required for hunters participating in the shotgun hunts and party hunting is legal. Hunters using blinds during the shotgun seasons are reminded that they are required to display at least 144 square inches of blaze orange that is visible from all directions (see p. 23 of the 2011 Hunting Regulations for more information). 

Report Your Harvest

All deer taken must be reported using the harvest reporting system by midnight the day after the deer is recovered.  Accurately reporting the harvest is an important part of Iowa’s deer management program and plays a vital role in managing deer populations and future hunting opportunities. 

For hunters with Internet access, the online harvest reporting is the easiest way to register the deer. Hunters can report their deer online at www.iowadnr.gov, by calling the toll free reporting number 1-800-771-4692, or at any license vendor.  

Tagging Antlered Deer

Hunters are reminded that antlered deer must have the transportation tag attached to the antler’s main beam, either at the base or between two points. 


First shotgun season is Dec. 3-7. Second shotgun season is Dec. 10-18. Shooting hours are one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset. 

Youth Season Tags

Youth season hunters with an unfilled “any-deer” license from the youth deer season who did not harvest a deer are eligible to hunt during one of the two shotgun seasons. However, the youth hunter must follow the weapons restrictions that are in place during the season and be under the direct supervision of a licensed adult. A youth must harvest and tag their own deer.

IHSAA Announces Wrestling, Basketball Hall-of-Fame Classes


November 29th, 2011 by Jim Field

Wrestling and basketball hall-of-fame classes for this winter have been announced by the Iowa High School Athletic Association and fans at those tournaments again will be treated to seeing an outstanding array of talent.

Selected for the Wrestling Hall of Fame are retired coaches BOB DYER of Glenwood (321-74-5) and GENE DOYLE of Cedar Falls (241-52). Also former state champions JEFF KELLY (100-15) and PAT KELLY (132-6) of Britt, both two time champions, and three-time mat kings CLIFF MOORE of Dubuque Hempstead (137-2; 1997, 98 and 99) and Cedar Falls’ JOSH BUDKE (151-11,1995, 96 and 97).
This year is also the 50th Anniversary of Britt’s BOB STEENLAGE becoming the first four-time State Champion. Original plans had him leading the Grand March but a personal commitment does not allow for that. Instead Steenlage will be introduced to the State Tournament crowd Friday evening and his brother Les, who has impressive wrestling credentials, will step in for him at the Grand March. Both will be featured in the program.

The Basketball Hall of Fame will induct the following former state tournament coaches: the late AD HLUBEK (239-95) at Fort Atkinson, Melrose (1937 and 1938) and Charlotte; DON BURTON (323-146) at Northeast Hamilton (1968) and South Hamilton (1991); and KEITH STRIBE (339-187) at Carroll (1996, 1997, and 2005), Sanborn and Northwest Webster.
Former players being inducted include LARRY LUST, who was a two time all-state and an offensive and defensive star on Newton’s 1963 and 1964 state championship teams before playing at SCI (UNI); MARK MOHL, who scored 1,815 points and was all-state at Lost Nation (1980-83) before starting at Kirkwood Community College and Morningside College and is now the head coach at North Iowa Area Community College; and CHRIS KUHLMANN whose scoring and defense led Denison to the 1986 and 1987 State Tournaments before going on to star at Morningside College;
Also, New Hampton’s BRIAN HEYING, a two time all-state and all-tournament selection in 1993 and 1994, who scored over 1,500 career points and pulled down 628 rebounds before going on to a career at UNI; RYAN BOWEN, three times named to all-state teams during a career at Fort Madison (1991-94) where he scored 1,507 points, collected 749 rebounds and blocked 296 shots before winning all Big 10 honors at Iowa and playing 11 years in the NBA; and RAEF LAFRENTZ a multiple all-state selection and all-tournament choice who poured in 2,148 points and snared 1,079 rebounds in leading MFL, Monona to state tournament appearances in his career (1991-94) before being a four year starter and two-time All American at Kansas University and an NBA star for 12 seasons.

IHSAA Adopts Changes in State Wrestling Ticket Sales


November 29th, 2011 by Jim Field

CEDAR FALLS, IA – Saturday, November 19, the Board of Control of the Iowa High School Athletic Association adopted changes for the State Wrestling Finals ticket distribution system.
The State Wrestling Championship has been a sold out event for over 20 years and is the only IHSAA reserved ticket event.  All other state championship events are general admission only.  The Board of Control believes that with other changes occurring to the state wrestling tournament format now is the time to automate the ticketing process for the finals.  The new process will allow schools and the public to choose the best available seats.

Under the new ticketing system, schools will have the first opportunity to purchase tickets either online or at the Wells Fargo Arena Box office.  The order limit will be 40 tickets.  Following the sale of tickets to the schools, the general public will have an opportunity to purchase tickets online, at Wells Fargo Arena Box office, or at Dahl’s Stores in Ames and Des Moines.  Order limit will be 6 tickets.

The Athletic Association sent complete information regarding the ticketing change for state wrestling finals to school administrators and to people who received wrestling finals tickets in 2011 the week of November 21, 2011.

Complete information on the ordering process for schools can be found at the following link – http://www.iahsaa.org/wrestling/State_Wrestling_Information/WR%20Letter_Schools.pdf

Complete information on the ordering process for the general public can be found at the following link – http://www.iahsaa.org/wrestling/State_Wrestling_Information/WR%20Letter_Schools.pdf

8AM Sportscast 11-29-2011

Podcasts, Sports

November 29th, 2011 by Chris Parks

w/ Jim Field


Monday Boys/Girls Basketball Results


November 29th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Boys Scores:

  • CAM 65, A-H-S-T 43
  • Coon Rapids-Bayard 42, Glidden-Ralston 26
  • Mount Ayr 69, Murray 63
  • West Monona 62, Charter Oak-Ute 28
  • Treynor 64, Abraham Lincoln 58
  • Underwood 53, Essex 45
  • Woodbine 56, Westwood 25

Girls Scores:

  • Carroll 70, Atlantic 46
  • Coon Rapids-Bayard 61, Glidden-Ralston 19
  • Underwood 56, Essex 49

Omaha, Council Bluffs mayors settle football game

News, Sports

November 28th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The mayors of Omaha and Council Bluffs, Iowa, have settled a friendly wager over the Nebraska-Iowa football game. To mark the Cornhuskers’ 20-7 win over the Hawkeyes on Friday, Council Bluffs Mayor Tom Hanafan, his staff and Habitat for Humanity in Council Bluffs will build a house in Omaha. Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle says Monday the construction will start Dec. 17 – and he and Omaha volunteers will lend a hand. Suttle will also collect household items for a family moving into a Habitat for Humanity house in Council Bluffs on Dec. 10.

The mayors placed the bet on Nov. 18 on the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge over the Missouri River. If Iowa had won, Suttle would have headed to Council Bluffs to build a house.

The Bobcat season is officially closed

Ag/Outdoor, News, Sports

November 28th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

Officials with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources say the bobcat quota has been filled and the season is closed, as of 11 a.m., today (Monday). There is a grace period for trappers to report any animals to a conservation officer and receive their proper tags.  The grace period officially ends at midnight Nov. 29th.  The grace period only applies to trappers to allow time to move their traps from areas likely frequented by bobcats.  Hunters are not allowed a grace period. 

Bobcats trapped after the grace period must be turned over to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

ISU Guard Babb Named Big 12 Rookie of the Week


November 28th, 2011 by Jim Field

IRVING, Texas- Iowa State junior guard Chris Babb was named Big 12 Rookie of the Week by the league office this morning. He was selected as this week’s best Big 12 newcomer by a select panel of media covering the league.
A native of Arlington, Texas, Babb averaged 15.3 points and 4.3 3-pointers in three Iowa State victories during the week. Babb shot 52.0 percent from 3-point range (13-25) and grabbed 5.0 rebounds, as Iowa State went undefeated at the South Padre Island Invitational.
Babb capped off the week by scoring a career-high 26 points behind a career-high seven 3-pointers in a 90-63 Cyclone win over Rice. Babb was 8-of-13 from the field, 7-of-11 from beyond the arc and recorded a career-high three steals vs. the Owls.
Babb, who was named to the South Padre Island Invitational All-Tournament team, has made two or more 3-pointers in all six games and ranks fourth nationally in 3-pointers per game at 3.8.
Babb is the second Cyclone to earn Big 12 Rookie of the Week honors this year. Royce White was the recipient of the honor on Nov. 14.

8AM Sportscast 11-28-2011

Podcasts, Sports

November 28th, 2011 by Chris Parks

w/ Jim Field