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Radio Iowa Final Class 5A, 4A, and 3A High School Football Poll 10/25/2021

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October 25th, 2021 by Chris Parks

Final Class 5A
1. Cedar Rapids Kennedy (9-0), LW #1 vs Dubuque Senior
2. Southeast Polk (8-1), LW #2 vs Johnston
3. Ankeny (7-2), LW #3 vs Waukee Northwest
4. Dowling Catholic (6-3), LW #5 vs #10 Linn-Mar
5. WDM Valley (7-2), LW #6 vs Ankeny Centennial
6. Cedar Rapids Prairie (7-2), LW #7 vs Bettendorf
7. Iowa City High (8-1), LW #8 vs #8 Urbandale
8. Urbandale (7-2), LW #4 @ #7 Iowa City High
9. Pleasant Valley (7-2), LW #10 vs Cedar Falls
10. Linn-Mar (7-2), LW #9 @ #4 Dowling Catholic

Final Class 4A
1. North Scott (9-0), LW #1 vs Decorah
2. Cedar Rapids Xavier (8-1), LW #2 vs Burlington
3. Waverly-Shell Rock (8-1), LW #3 vs Cedar Rapids Washington
4. Lewis Central (7-2), LW #4 vs #9 Spencer
5. Indianola (8-1), LW #5 vs Carlisle
6. Bondurant-Farrar (8-1), LW #6 vs Fort Dodge
7. Winterset (7-2), LW #7 vs Clear Creek-Amana
8. Webster City (7-2), LW #8 vs #10 Norwalk
9. Spencer (7-2), LW #10 @ #4 Lewis Central
10. Norwalk (6-3), LW (X) @ #8 Webster City

Final Class 3A
1. Harlan (9-0), LW #1 vs Ballard
2. West Delaware (8-1), LW #2 vs Grinnell
3. Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley (9-0) vs Sioux Center
4. Solon (9-0), LW #4 vs Davenport Assumption
5. Humboldt (9-0), LW #5 vs Hampton-Dumont/Cal
6. Nevada (8-1), LW #6 vs #10 ADM (Adel)
7. Benton (8-1), LW #7 vs #9 Independence
8. Sergeant Bluff-Luton (7-2), LW #8 vs Algona
9. Independence (8-1), LW #9 @ #7 Benton
10. ADM (Adel) (7-2), LW #10 @ #6 Nevada

Titans roll past Chiefs with fast start

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October 25th, 2021 by Chris Parks

The Tennessee Titans struck early and often and took down the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in Nashville 27-3. The Titans scored on their first drive of the game and built a 27-0 lead by halftime.

Kansas City struggled getting the offense going and the defense was gouged early. Patrick Mahomes finished 20-35 for 206 yards and 1 interception. Ryan Tannehill had a nice outing for the Titans with 270 yards passing, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception. AJ Brown caught 8 ball for 133 yards and a touchdown.

Mahomes sat out the last drive for KC after getting his neck pushed back awkwardly on the previous possession. The team said he came out of protocol fine but held him out as a precaution the rest of the way.

The Chiefs fall to 3-4 on the season and will try to regroup for a Monday Night Football meeting with the New York Giants next week. The Titans improved to 5-2.

Playoff Volleyball Schedule Monday 10/25/2021

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October 25th, 2021 by Chris Parks

Class 1A Regional Semifinals

Region 2
Sidney @ St. Albert
Tri-Center @ Riverside

Region 3
CAM @ Ankeny Christian- ON KJAN
Grand View Christian @ Gladbrook-Reinbeck

Class 2A Regional Semifinals

Region 2
Hinton @ Western Christian
Missouri Valley @ Treynor

Region 3
Woodward-Granger @ South Hardin
ACGC @ Southwest Valley

Region 5
Aplington-Parkersburg @ Denver
South Central Calhoun @ Kuemper Catholic

AP College Football Top 25 10/24/2021

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October 25th, 2021 by Chris Parks

AP Collgege Football Top 25
10/24/2021

  1. Georgia (63)
  2. Cincinnati
  3. Alabama
  4. Oklahoma
  5. Ohio State
  6. Michigan
  7. Oregon
  8. Michigan State
  9. Iowa
  10. Ole Miss
  11. Notre Dame
  12. Kentucky
  13. Wake Forest
  14. Texas A&M
  15. Oklahoma State
  16. Baylor
  17. Pitt
  18. Auburn
  19. SMU
  20. Penn State
  21. San Diego State
  22. Iowa State
  23. UTSA
  24. Coastal Carolina
  25. BYU

Others receiving votes: Arkansas 36, Louisiana 32, North Carolina State 28, Houston 12, Virginia 9, Oregon State 7, Arizona State 7, Texas 6, Appalachian State 5, Florida 3, Minnesota 1, UCLA 1

UNI picks up big win at #6 SDSU

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October 24th, 2021 by Chris Parks

The UNI Panthers picked up a big win on Saturday over FCS #6 South Dakota State 26-17 in Brookings, SD. Panthers kicker Matthew Cook had a big day with four field goals, two over 50 yards to lead UNI to the win.

Panthers receiver Isaiah Weston continued his stellar season with 125 yards receiving on 4 catches with 1 touchdown. The Panthers jumped on top early after forcing an SDSU fumble on the opening drive and turning it into a Bradrick Shaw touchdown run. The Panthers led 20-10 at halftime and the defense held strong for the win.

UNI improved to 4-3 overall and 2-2 in the MVFC. SDSU falls to 5-2 overall and 2-2 in the Valley.

Next up for the Panthers is a home game on the 30th against Southern Illinois with a 4:00 p.m. kickoff.

Iowa State takes down No. 8 Oklahoma State

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October 24th, 2021 by Chris Parks

The Iowa State Cyclones picked up a thrilling 24-21 win over 8th-ranked Oklahoma State on Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames. Breece Hall ran in from 4 yards out with 5:29 to go in the game to provide the winning margin. The Iowa State defense then came up with two huge stops to seal the victory and send fans pouring onto the field.

Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy had a fantastic game going 27-33 for 307 yards with 2 touchdowns. His second touchdown of the day to Xavier Hutchinson tied the game at 14 early in the second half. The 9 yard score came after a touchdown throw to Hutchinson was called back just a few plays earlier on a poor taunting penalty that got the crowd even more raucous down the stretch.

Cowboys quarterback Spencer Sanders went 15-24 on the day for 225 yards and 3 scores, two of those to wideout Brennan Presley.

Iowa State improved to 5-2 on the season and 3-1 in the Big 12. Oklahoma State suffered their first loss and are now 6-1 overall and 3-1 in the conference.

Next up for the Cyclones is a trip to Morgantown, WV to face the Mountaineers in a 1:00 p.m. CT game next Saturday.

High School Football Round of 16 Playoff brackets released

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October 23rd, 2021 by Chris Parks

The IHSAA has released the round of 16 Playoff pods for all classes.

In 8-Player Audubon will travel to Montezuma and CAM hosts Fremont-Mills.

In Class A Southwest Valley travels to Woodbury Central and Logan-Magnolia heads to Mount Ayr. Earlham is at Grundy Center.

In Class 1A Underwood hosts Western Christian and ACGC is at South Central Calhoun.

In 3A Harlan hosts Ballard and ADM travels to Nevada.

In 4A Lewis Central hosts Spencer.

Final football RPI standings and playoff qualifers released for Class 3A, 4A, and 5A

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October 23rd, 2021 by Chris Parks

The IHSAA has released the updated RPI standings for Classes 3A, 4A, and 5A following week 9 play, the final week of the regular season. The RPI is used to determine all 16 playoff qualifiers in Class 5A. The District Champions and Runners-Ups in each Class 3A and 4A district qualify for the playoffs with the final two qualifiers determined by the RPI.

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CLASS 3A

Audubon passes test from Stanton-Essex

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October 23rd, 2021 by Chris Parks

The Audubon Wheelers fought their way to a win in the first round of the 8-Man playoffs on Friday night over the Stanton-Essex Vikings 55-20.

The Vikings hit on some big plays early to quiet the crowd for a while at Chis Jones Field. Audubon won the toss and elected to receive the ball. The Wheelers drove down to the Viking 17 yard line and faced a fourth and 7. The Wheelers elected to go for it and the Vikings came up with a big stop, knocking down a pass that could of been a first down play. Three plays later the Vikings struck the scoreboard first with a 59 yard touchdown pass from Josh Martin to Carter Johnson. They added a two point conversion to Quentin Thornburg to go up 8-0. The Wheelers answered quickly on a 58-yard touchdown run to get within 8-7. Both teams then mounted long drives to eventually tie the game at 14 each.

That’s when a big defensive play turned the momentum in Audubon’s favor. Stanton-Essex elected to go for a fourth down attempt at their own 29-yard-line and Garrett Christensen and Cooper Nielsen tracked down Carter Johnson for a 16 yard sack. The Wheelers took over at the 13 yard line and Gavin Smith raced for a touchdown on the next play to put Audubon out front for the first time in the game, a lead they wouldn’t relinquish the rest of the way. After the game Garrett Christensen talked about the thrill of coming up with some big sacks.

Audubon Head Coach Sean Birks thought the entire defense worked together well to force the Vikings into some tough situations. He said they just keep finding guys to step up each week, like Christensen did this week.

Matthew Beisswenger hit on a 42-yard field goal late in the half and the Wheelers led 24-14 at the break. Stanton-Essex didn’t go quietly though as they opened the second half with a 43-yard touchdown run from Carter Johnson to get within 4. The Wheelers would then take over the game with five straight scoring drives and pull away for the win.  Gavin Smith added two more touchdown runs to his five score night during that final stretch. Braden Wessel and Carter Andreasen also had touchdown runs, and Beisswenger connected on a another field goal from 31 yards.

Audubon improves to 8-1 on the year and will advance to the round of 16. Stanton-Essex ends their season with a record of 6-3. Coach Birks said they will take the night to enjoy the win before starting to look at that next opponent tomorrow.

The second half did include a scary moment where Audubon’s Jackson Deist was injured on a first down catch and run. He was put on a stretcher and taken off the field by ambulance with around 3 minutes left in the third quarter. Audubon Head Coach Sean Birks said he was responsive and moving his extremities as he left the field so they were hopeful for a positive outcome.

Listen to the full postgame interviews below.

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High School Football Scoreboard – Week 9 – 10/22/2021

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October 22nd, 2021 by Chris Parks

8-Player Playoffs

Turkey Valley, Jackson Junction 54, Springville 14
CAM, Anita 66, East Mills 0- ON CAM COUGAR CHANNEL
St. Mary’s, Remsen 48, Exira-EHK 12
Kingsley-Pierson 30, Harris-Lake Park 13
Don Bosco, Gilbertville 54, Tripoli 12
Easton Valley 69, Dunkerton 8
WACO 39, Edgewood-Colesburg 36
Montezuma 36, New London 34
Martensdale-St. Marys 74, BGM 52
Lenox 52, Lamoni 8
Kee, Lansing 50, Northwood-Kensett 45
Audubon 55, Stanton/Essex 20- ON KJAN
Newell-Fonda 63, Janesville 8
Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire 58, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 28
English Valleys, North English 36, Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 15
Fremont-Mills 68, Baxter 38

8-Player Extra Game Scheduled

Boyer Valley @ West Bend-Mallard
Grand View Christian @ Colo-Nesco
Mormon Trail @ Bedford
Woodbine 54, Glidden-Ralston 15
Griswold 54, River Valley 22

Class A Playoffs

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 70, Tri-Center 54
Alta-Aurelia (5-3) at West Hancock, Britt (8-0)
Saint Ansgar (3-5) at Grundy Center (7-1)
North Linn 46, Nashua-Plainfield 16
Lisbon 30, Bellevue 27
Lynnville-Sully 40, Highland, Riverside 15
Mount Ayr 34, Madrid 20
Woodbury Central, Moville 46, AHSTW 12
South O’Brien, Paullina 21, IKM-Manning 7
North Butler 12, Starmont 0
Wapsie Valley 28, Alburnett 6
East Buchanan, Winthrop 44, Newman Catholic, Mason City 29
North Tama, Traer 23, Wapello 22
Earlham 28, Belle Plaine 0
Southwest Valley 53, Ogden 22
Logan-Magnolia 42, Gehlen Catholic 14- ON KDSNTV

Class 1A Playoffs

West Sioux, Hawarden 57, West Monona 7
South Central Calhoun 34, Emmetsburg 13
Dike-New Hartford 49, Eagle Grove 0
Beckman Catholic, Dyersville 42, South Hardin 6
egina, Iowa City 41, Cascade 19
Sigourney/Keota 34, Durant 8
Van Meter 77, Pleasantville 14
Underwood 49, Nodaway Valley/Orient-Macksburg 3
Western Christian, Hull 21, Kuemper Catholic 7
Woodward-Granger 7, I-35 0
MFL MarMac 18, Denver 13
Columbus Catholic, Waterloo 27, Aplington-Parkersburg 13
West Branch 35, Cardinal 6
Pella Christian 42, Mediapolis 21
ACGC 40, South Hamilton 22
Ridge View 14, Treynor 0

Class 1A/2A Extra Game Scheduled

West Central Valley 41, Shenandoah 21

Class 2A Playoffs

West Lyon, Inwood 42, Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 8
Southeast Valley 46, Sheldon 7
Spirit Lake 46, Osage 20
Waukon 38, West Liberty 24
Monticello 41, Union, LaPorte City 35
Williamsburg 40, Clarke 0
West Marshall 42, Centerville 0
Greene County 55, Roland-Story 14
Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 38, Estherville Lincoln Central 23
OABCIG 56, Red Oak 0
Clear Lake 41, Unity Christian 28
North Fayette Valley  29, New Hampton 28
Camanche 35, Wahlert Catholic 20
Mid-Prairie 35, Northeast 28
Iowa Falls-Alden 35, Davis County 25
PCM 14, Clarinda 13

Class 3A

District 6
ADM 69, Saydel 0
Creston 49, Atlantic 19
Harlan 76, Knoxville 0

Class 4A

District 6
Dallas Center-Grimes 28, Glenwood 14
CB Thomas Jefferson 27, Des Moines Hoover 20
Lewis Central 38, Winterset 37

District 1
Webster City 56, Denison-Schleswig 14
Fort Dodge 35, LeMars 15
Spencer 42, Storm Lake 7

Class 5A

District 2
Sioux City North 43, CB Abraham Lincoln 7
Johnston 37, Ames 19
Dowling Catholic 38, Waukee 14