Backyard and Beyond 03-02-2012

Backyard and Beyond, Podcasts

March 2nd, 2012 by Chris Parks

Lavon Eblen speaks with Joyce Jensen about the Atlantic High School Alumni Scholarships.

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8AM Sportscast 03-02-2012

Podcasts, Sports

March 2nd, 2012 by Chris Parks

w/ Jim Field

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8AM Newscast 03-02-2012

News, Podcasts

March 2nd, 2012 by Chris Parks

w/ Ric Hanson

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Heartbeat Today 03-02-2012

Heartbeat Today, Podcasts

March 2nd, 2012 by Chris Parks

Jim Field speaks with Narcanon-Arrowhead agency about the risks and frequency of drug use during pregnancy.

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7AM Newscast 03-02-2012

News, Podcasts

March 2nd, 2012 by Chris Parks

w/ Ric Hanson

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Friday Girls State Tournament Schedule

Sports

March 2nd, 2012 by Jim Field

Class 4-A Semi-Finals:

  • Noon – Iowa City West (23-1) vs. Waukee (20-5)
  • 1:45 pm – Ankeny (21-3) vs. Southeast Polk (24-1)

Class 1-A State Championship:

  • 6:00 pm — Bedford (26-1) vs. North Mahaska (27-0)

Class 2-A State Championship:

  • 8:00 pmWestern Christian (24-3) vs. Pella Christian (23-3)

Class 3-A Girls State Basketball Semi-Finals

Sports

March 2nd, 2012 by Jim Field

MOC-Floyd Valley 63, Bishop Heelan 53 (OT)

A huge all-around performance by sophomore Alexis Conaway help put MOC-Floyd Valley in the Class 3A state championship game.

Conaway made plays with her shooting, passing and defense as the second-ranked Lady Dutch remained unbeaten with a 63-53 victory over No. 3 Sioux City Bishop Heelan in an overtime semifinal game.

In just the overtime alone, Conaway scored eight points, assisted on a basket and blocked two shots. She finished with 16 points, 12 rebounds, seven blocks, six assists and five steals.

Lauren McDonald led the Lady Dutch with 18 points and Caitlyn Van Es scored 12. MOC-Floyd Valley hiked its record to 27-0 and will try to win its first state basketball title at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Davenport Assumption 70, Ballard 29

Davenport Assumption will end the season in a familiar setting.

Sharp-shooting guard Danielle Moore scored 25 points and center Hailey Schneden put up a triple double to lead the defending champions back to the Class 3A title game with a 70-29 victory over Ballard.

Fourth-ranked Assumption jumped to an 8-1 lead and was in control all the way. Moore scored 15 points in the second quarter alone to help the Knights build a 36-17 halftime lead and they continued to pull away in the second half.

Moore went 4-for-6 from 3-point range and shot 8-for-10 overall. Schneden totaled 12 points, 10 rebounds and a 3A record 13 blocks, breaking the old record of eight set in 1995 by Vinton-Shellsburg’s Monica Huelman, who’ll be inducted into the IGHSAU Hall of Fame Friday night.

The overall record for a state tournament game is 15 by Muscatine’s Jenny Noll in 1991.

It was the second big game at state for Moore, who scored 23 points in the opening round against Glenwood.

Assumption improved to 24-2 and will play second-ranked MOC-Floyd Valley in the title game at 6 p.m. Saturday. Assumption beat Mount Vernon in last year’s championship game and won the Class 2A title in 2008.

FRIDAY, MARCH 2nd

Trading Post

March 2nd, 2012 by Jim Field

FOR SALE: I have a couch, matching loveseat and coffee table for sale $250 obo. Call or text 712-249-3899.

FOR SALE: Here are a few pictures of the golf bag.    It is a bag boy golf bag.  Looks like new. Was new 2 years ago. Has a  cooler that can hold 4 to 6 cold beverages. Would like to try to get $100.   712-789-0418.

WANTED: AM/FM tuner. also – FOR SALE: All chrome canister vacuum, like new. $125. 243-3396

FREE: 78′s records…about 20 altogether are available.  243-6726.

FOR SALE: 4 person hot tub for $200.  243-6726.

FOR SALE: Blue couch for $20.  243-6726

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast, March 2nd 2012

Podcasts, Weather

March 2nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Here’s the Freese-Notis forecast for Atlantic and the KJAN listening area…

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Denison beef packing plant could close

Ag/Outdoor, News

March 2nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Four-hundred jobs at the Tyson beef slaughtering plant in Denison are in jeopardy. Tyson spokesman, Gary Mikelson, says the company is expanding its Dakota City, Nebraska meat processing plant, and that means Tyson may no longer need the smaller plant in Dension. He says they have not made a final decision yet, but he says if the Denison facility did close, the employees would be encouraged to seek jobs at the Dakota City plant. Dakota City, Nebraska is across the Iowa border near Sioux City, about 80-miles west of the Denison’s Tyson Foods beef processing plant. Mikelson says the decision is based on the availability of cattle to slaughter in the Denison area.

“This is a very difficult scenario to consider, given the impact it would have on our people and the long history that that plant has had in the meat industry. However, unless area cattle supplies increase significantly, it may make sense to discontinue operations there next year,” Mikelson says. Mikelson says they are making millions of dollars in upgrades at the Dakota City plant, and will add 200 job there. He says the work should be done by the middle of 2013.

(Radio Iowa)