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HSFB: Exira-EHK vs. Newell-Fonda 11-14-2013

Podcasts, Sports

November 14th, 2013 by Chris Parks

Jim Field and Chris Parks have the call of the 8-Man Semifinal Game played at the UNIDome in Cedar Falls, IA.


IA High School Volleyball Tournament Scores – Thu., Nov. 14 2013


November 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

(At the U-S Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids)

Thursday, Nov. 14th Scores:

Class 3A Semifinals
(3-0) MOC-Floyd Valley 26-25-25, Union 24-23-13

(3-0) Kuemper Catholic 25-25-25, Mount Vernon 10-23-17

Class 4A Semifinals
(3-2) Harlan 17-28-18-25-15, Charles City 26-26-25-20-12

(3-0) Solon 25-25-25, Davenport Assumption 21-22-18

Class 5A Semifinals
(3-2) Dowling Catholic 25-18-25-22-15, Urbandale 23-25-23-25-11
(3-2) Bettendorf 25-25-17-21-16, Ankeny Centenntial 23-22-25-25-14


10:00 a.m. – Class 5A – Dowling Catholic (32-8) vs. Bettendorf (36-2)

12:00 p.m. – Class 4A – Solon (33-2) vs. Harlan (36-4)

2:00 p.m. – Class 3A -MOC-Floyd Valley (34-6) vs. Kuemper Catholic (28-4)

4:00 p.m. – Class 2A – Dike-New Hartford (44-1) vs. Western Christian (45-2)

6:00 p.m. – Class 1A – Holy Trinity Catholic (47-4) vs. Janesville (37-4)

Williams joins Chiefs, hopes to play vs Denver


November 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Wide receiver Kyle Williams says that he hopes to be able to contribute to the Kansas City Chiefs in Denver this weekend, even though he only joined the team on Wednesday. Williams was claimed off waivers from the San Francisco 49ers a day earlier, and didn’t arrive in Kansas City until after midnight. He spent his first day in the practice facility trying to get up to speed in time for Sunday night’s showdown against the Broncos.

It’s possible that he’ll be able to play on special teams, but Chiefs offensive coordinator Doug Pederson said it would be unfair to expect Williams to contribute on that side of the ball. Williams said he’s willing to help out where the Chiefs need him.

Chiefs spent offseason tinkering for Broncos


November 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Andy Reid isn’t willing to admit it. Not officially, anyway. But a close look at the moves that he and general manager John Dorsey made once they arrived in Kansas City makes it very clear: The Chiefs were built for the Broncos.

During their offseason overhaul, the Chiefs brought in big, physical cornerbacks Sean Smith and Marcus Cooper. The idea is that they’ll be able to better match up with Demaryius Thomas and Eric Decker, the big, physical wide receivers of the Broncos.

Reid said that the Chiefs were merely trying to find the best players available. It just happens to be good fortune that the moves they made could prove invaluable when the teams meet Sunday night in their AFC West showdown.

(Podcast) 7-a.m. Sportscast: Nov. 14, 2013

Podcasts, Sports

November 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

With KJAN News Director Ric Hanson.


State Volleyball Tournament Scores (11/13) & Schedule (11/14)


November 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Wednesday, November 13 – Class 1A First Round

LeMars Gehlen Catholic 25-25-20-25, Stanton 15-18-25-22

Holy Trinity Catholic 25-25-25, Guthrie Center 18-21-7

Janesville 25-25-25, Springville 15-9-6

Central Lyon 22-25-25-25, Tripoli 25-20-23-23

Thursday, November 14 – Class 1A Semifinals

6:00 p.m. – LeMars Gehlen Catholic (24-11) vs. Holy Trinity Catholic (46-4)

6:00 p.m. – Janesville (36-4) vs. Central Lyon (28-6)

Wednesday, November 13- Class 2A First Round

Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 25-25-25-25, Council Bluffs St. Albert 20-22-27-16

Dike-New Hartford 25-25-25, Iowa City Regina 13-7-14

Sumner-Fredericksburg 25-25-15-25, Hinton 17-22-25-19

Western Christian 25-25-25, Grundy Center 15-13-15

Friday, November 14 – Class 2A Semifinals

4:00 p.m. – Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont (35-5) vs. Dike-New Hartford (43-1)

4:00 p.m. – Sumner-Fredericksburg (38-3) vs. Western Christian (44-2)

Wednesday, November 13 – Class 3A First Round

Union 22-25-25-25, Nevada 25-21-22-21

Kuemper Catholic 25-25-21-25, Red Oak 17-21-25-21

Thursday, November 14 – Class 3A Semifinals

2:00 pm – MOC-Floyd Valley (33-6) vs. Union (28-7)

2:00 p.m. – Mount Vernon (26-10) vs. Kuemper Catholic (27-4)

Thursday, November 14 – Class 4A Semifinals

Noon – Charles City (40-6) vs. Harlan (35-4)

Noon – Davenport Assumption (32-6) vs. Solon (32-2)

Thursday, November 14 – Class 5A Semifinals

10:00 a.m. – Dowling Catholic (31-8) vs. Urbandale (35-5)

10:00 a.m. – Ankeny Centennial (33-8) vs. Bettendorf (35-2)

Iowa women cruise to 76-38 win over AR-Pine Bluff


November 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

(Iowa City) The Iowa women’s basketball team (3-0 overall) sprinted to an 11-0 lead, outscored Arkansas-Pine Bluff 20-0 in fast break points, and cruised to a 76-38 win Wednesday night, at Carver Hawkeye Arena. The Golden Lions dipped to 1-2 on the season.  It is the fewest points allowed by an Iowa women’s basketball team since it defeated Michigan 53-36 on Dec. 30, 1994.

Three Hawkeyes scored in double figures with juniors Bethany Doolittle and Melissa Dixon sharing game-high honors with 17. Freshman Ally Disterhoft played 23 minutes and scored 12 points with nine rebounds and four assists.

The Hawkeyes host Stony Brook on Sunday, Nov. 17, with tip-off at 1 p.m. (CT). They will then play five games away from home before returning Dec. 5 to play Syracuse.


Iowa State defeats South Dakota 88-72


November 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Hallie Christofferson hit her second double-double of the season, scoring 25 points and nabbing 12 rebounds to lead Iowa State to an 88-72 victory over South Dakota on Wednesday night. Christofferson sank 7 of 21 from the floor and was perfect from the foul line, hitting 10 of 10. She also had two assists for the Cyclones (2-0). Guard Nicky Moody scored 20 points with four rebounds, seven assists and two steals. Brynn Williamson hit 6 of 9 from the floor and 3 of 9 from the 3-point line for a total of 18 points.

The Cyclones overcame South Dakota on a 21-3 run with eight minutes left the second half to seal the victory. The high scorer for the Coyotes (1-2) was Nicole Seekamp with 21 points and a team-high seven assists. Raeshel Contreras came off the bench to score 15 points for South Dakota.

Iowa signs Ellingson, Uhl


November 13th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has signed prep guard Brady Ellingson and forward Dominique Uhl to national letters of intent. Ellingson, a 6-foot-4 guard from Sussex, Wis., averaged 21.3 points a game as a junior last season. He shot 48 percent from 3-point range and was named first-team All-State.

Uhl, a 6-foot-9 forward from Point Pleasant Beach High in N.J., averaged 10 points and 10 rebounds a game last year. Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says Ellingson is a “cerebral” player and that Uhl has tremendous ball-handling skills for a player his size.

Drake signs 5 players


November 13th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Drake coach Ray Giacoletti announced his first recruiting class Wednesday, a five-player group that includes a pair of Iowans.  Iowa Falls Alden High forward Casey Schlatter and center Kory Kuenstling of Dunkerton headline the class of players who have signed with the Bulldogs.

Schlatter averaged 25.7 points and 10.1 rebounds per game as a junior last season and was a first-team All-State pick. The 6-foot-11 Kuenstling scored nearly 16 points a game last year. Point guard Reed Timmer of New Berlin, Wis., and a pair of Illinois players, C.J. Rivers and Ore Arogundade, round out the 2013 class for Drake.

Giacoletti says each of his new players comes from a successful high school or AAU program and excels in the classroom.