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Playoff Baseball Scoreboard 07/02/2022

Sports

July 3rd, 2022 by Chris Parks

CLASS 1A

District 1
Remsen St. Mary’s 15, Whiting 0
Lawton-Bronson 7, Westwood 2
Akron-Westfield 14, Trinity Christian 4
Gehlen Catholic 12, George-Little Rock 1

District 2
Woodbine 13, Essex 0
Fremont-Mills 9, Riverside 1
St. Albert 17, East Mills 0
West Harrison 13, Sidney 3

District 13
Ankeny Christian 9, Baxter 3
Madrid 10, Collins-Maxwell 9
Ogden 5, Murray 4
Earlham 5, Martensdale-St. Marys 1

District 14
CAM 14, Bedford 1
Lenox 8, Mormon Trail 6
Mount Ayr 12, Southwest Valley 4
Lamoni 12, East Union 7

District 15
Tri-Center 13, Griswold 0
Exira-EHK 2, Logan-Magnolia 1
Coon Rapids-Bayard 18, AHSTW 0
Stanton 10, Audubon 4

District 16
Kingsley-Pierson 20, River Valley 1
IKM-Manning 7, Ar-We-Va 3
Woodbury Central 10, Glidden-Ralston 0
Newell-Fonda 14, Boyer Valley 4

CLASS 2A

District 3
South Central Calhoun 9, Manson- NW Webster 7
Southeast Valley 11, East Sac County 1

District 4
Greene County 7, Panorama 0
Woodward-Granger 11, West Central Valley 0

District 13
Pella Christian 10, Albia
Centerville 4, Chariton 2

District 14
PCM 3, Pleasantville 0
Nodaway Valley 5, Central Decatur 3

District 15
Red Oak 11, Missouri Valley 1
Treynor 13, Shenandoah 3

District 16
OABCIG 4, MVAOCOU 1
West Monona 2, Ridge View 0

Friday’s Sports Scores/News

Sports

July 2nd, 2022 by Ric Hanson

SOFTBALL SCORES from 7-1-22

Hawkeye 10 Conference

Atlantic 13 Lewis Central 9 

Class 1A – Region 2

Audubon 12 West Harrison 0

Boyer Valley 6 Glidden-Ralston 5 – 8 inn

Storm Lake, St. Mary’s 22 Ar-We-Va 14 

CLASS 1A REGION 3

Orient-Macksburg 12 Essex 11

Tri-Center 11 St. Albert 1

Sidney 13 Riverside 10

Fremont-Mills 10 East Mills 1

CAM 15 Stanton 6

CLASS 1A REGION 5

Lenox 5 Murray 3

East Union 11 Bedford 1

CLASS 2A REGION 3

Underwood 9 Missouri Valley 8

Lawton-Bronson 25 IKM-Manning 12

CLASS 2A REGION 4

Central Decatur 5 Nodaway Valley 0 

Panorama 11 ACGC 9

MISSOURI RIVER CONFERENCE

Abraham Lincoln 4 Sioux City North 0

Abraham Lincoln 5 Sioux City North 2

Thomas Jefferson 13 Sioux City West 3

Thomas Jefferson 10 Sioux City West 0

BASEBALL SCORES

Non-Conference 

Harlan 6 Underwood 1

Lewis Central 3 Southeast Polk 1

Kuemper Catholic 5 Carroll 2

Sergeant Bluff-Luton 4 MOC-Floyd Valley 3 – 10 innings

Sioux City East 10 Storm Lake 2

MLB

St. Louis Cardinals: Philadelphia scored three in the fifth and one each in the sixth and seventh to come back and beat the Cardinals 5-3.

Kansas City Royals: Vinnie Pasquantino homered for his first big league, which was quickly followed by a solo blast from Hunter Dozier as part of a two-run fourth inning in a 3-1 Royals win.

OTHER SPORTS

(Des Moines) — Drake University head men’s basketball coach Darian DeVries has hired Tom Ostrom as an assistant. In a release, DeVries said, “”We are very excited to add Tom to our coaching staff. He has a tremendous amount of experience and has been a key part of some very good programs. I really love Tom’s passion for the game and his desire to have a positive impact on the student-athletes in our program.” Ostrom comes to Des Moines after spending the last four years at Indiana. Ostrom has also coached at Dayton, Arkansas, South Alabama and Florida.

(Ames) — Four members of the Iowa State swimming & diving program were recognized as Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America. Those honors went to Joscelyn Buss, Martha Haas, Michelle Schlossmacher-Smith and Lehr Thorson. All four members were selected to the Second Team.

(Ames) — The Iowa State football program received a Class of 2023 commitment from offensive tackle Brandon Henderson on Friday. Henderson is a 6-foot-4, 320-pound prospect from East St. Louis, Illinois. The No. 15 overall player in Illinois chose the Cyclones over offers from Illinois, Miami (OH), Murray State and Nebraska. Henderson is Iowa State’s 17th known commit in the 2023 class and second from Illinois.

(Altoona) — One of the highest-rated in-state prospects ever has committed to play football at Iowa.  Southeast Polk offensive lineman Kadyn Proctor announced his pledge to the Hawkeyes on Thursday afternoon.  Proctor is the No. 1 prospect in Iowa for 2023, the No. 2 offensive lineman in the nation and ranked No. 10 overall, according to 247 Sports. He chose Iowa over Alabama. Proctor is the 13th hard commit to Iowa’s 2023 class.

Donegal Racing and Repole Stable’s Belmont winner Mo Donegal sidelined with bone bruising

Sports

July 2nd, 2022 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (Saturday, July 2, 2022) — Mo Donegal, who emerged as America’s leading 3-year-old with a dominant victory in the Belmont Stakes (G1), came out of New York’s 1 1/2-mile Triple Crown finale with bone bruising and will be out of training for 60 days.
Jerry Crawford, CEO of Donegal Racing, and Mike Repole said Saturday that they will share Mo Donegal’s progress as the colt continues to be evaluated.

(Photo: Mo Donegal, #6 under Irad Ortiz, beat stablemate Nest by three lengths in capturing the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets. Coglianese Photography)

Trained by Todd Pletcher, Mo Donegal is the top-ranked 3-year-old in the National Thoroughbred Racing Association’s weekly poll. The son of Uncle Mo, Mo Donegal has won four of seven starts while earning $1.5 million, including victories in the Remsen at 2 and this year’s Wood Memorial and the Belmont Stakes.

Atlantic Area Chamber Ambassadors visit the Trojan Sport Locker

News, Sports

July 1st, 2022 by Ric Hanson

(Atlantic, Iowa) – The Atlantic Chamber Ambassadors met with Rolly Parrott and Bryant Rasmussen on Thursday, June 30th, 2022, to learn about the Trojan Sports Locker. The Trojan Sports Locker is located in a storage building next to the Parks & Recreation office. Rolly Parrott, the visionary behind the Locker, shared he started the Locker to help students in the Atlantic School District have the proper equipment to participate in sports, without having to worry about the cost.

Parrott noticed the number of kids who didn’t have the proper shoes or didn’t have a bat or glove when he began coaching Little League. He started collecting donations and storing them at City Hall. He quickly outgrew the space and started using an area at the Armory, where he quickly outgrew that location as well. He partnered with Bryant Rasmussen and Parks & Recreation and began utilizing one of their storage buildings to store donations. 

Any child, parent or coach in the Atlantic School District can use the Locker, free of charge, for anything they may need. Parrott has also partnered with Brown’s Shoe Fit, who provide shoes and equipment at cost when Parrott doesn’t have that particular item on hand.

Parrott and Rasmussen shared they have now outgrown the storage building and are exploring new avenues to make the Locker more attractive and better utilized. The building is old, very run down and has a leaky roof, which, after a light rain, runs water into the building. It’s no longer meeting the needs of the community. Rasmussen shared they have begun conversations with the School District to try and find a location on school grounds that would be better utilized. Rasmussen is currently pricing what the cost would be to build a new storage building. Parrott & Rasmussen hope the conversation continues so they can continue providing this free service and ensuring the students utilizing the program have the best experience they can.

The Trojan Sports Locker is always accepting physical donations as well as monetary. For more information, contact Rolly Parrott on the Trojan Sports Locker Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/groups/377786362378005. The Trojan Sports Locker is located behind the Parks & Recreation Office, located at 1200 Sunnyside Lane.

Girls Class 1-A/2-A Regional Softball Begins Tonight

Sports

July 1st, 2022 by Jim Field

The Class 1-A and 2-A girls Softball Regional tournament begins tonight with first round action.  Here is a look at the area schedule.

Class 1-A Region 2 

  • Ar-We-Va vs. Storm Lake St. Mary’s at Emmetsburg
  • North Iowa at Bishop Garrigan
  • West Harrison at Audubon
  • Boyer Valley at Glidden-Ralston

Class 1-A Region 3 

  • Essex at Orient-Macksburg
  • Tri-Center at St. Albert
  • Sidney at Riverside
  • East Mills at Fremont-Mills
  • Stanton at CAM

Class 1-A Region 5 

  • Melcher-Dallas vs. Grand View Christian at Des Moines North
  • Bedford at East Union
  • Murray at Lenox
  • Moulton-Udell at Seymour
  • Mormon Trail at Moravia

Class 2-A Region 3 

  • Lawton-Bronson at IKM-Manning
  • Underwood at Missouri Valley

Class 2-A Region 4

  • Panorama at ACGC
  • Nodaway Valley at Central Decatur

Big Ten Will Expand to Include USC, UCLA in 2024

Sports

July 1st, 2022 by Jim Field

It all happened pretty quickly, but the Big Ten will be the first conference to stretch from coast to coast.  Thursday, the Big Ten voted to add Southern California and UCLA in 2024.

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren said both schools submitted applications for membership and were unanimously approved by the Council of Presidents and Chancellors.

The Pac-12 was apparently caught off-guard by the move as both schools have been members of the conference for nearly 100 years.  They will join the Big Ten in 2024 to allow the current Pac-12 media rights deal to expire.

This will expand the Big Ten to 16 teams and becomes the second big conference shift in the last year as Oklahoma and Texas will be moving from the Big 12 to the Southeastern Conference in 2025.

ISU Gets 3-Star Defensive Lineman

Sports

July 1st, 2022 by Jim Field

Iowa State picked up a commitment from a Missouri defensive lineman Thursday.  Trevor Buhr, a 6′-4′ 270 pounder selected the Cyclones over offers from Iowa, Illinois, Kansas and Central Michigan.

Buhr is the 16th player in the 2023 commitment group for the Cyclones.

247Sports ranks Buhr as the 22nd overall recruit in the 2023 class from Missouri.

Thursday (6-30) High School Softball Scores

Sports

July 1st, 2022 by Jim Field

HAWKEYE TEN CONFERENCE 

  • Atlantic 12, Red Oak 0 (Malena Woodward had a 3 hits and five RBI.  Zoey Kirchhoff was the winning pitcher in game.  The win was the 300th for Atlantic head coach Terry Hinzmann)
  • Atlantic 17, Red Oak 2 (Ava Rush had three hits 4 RBI, Jada Jensen doubled, tripled and had 4 RBI.)
  • Harlan 2, Clarinda 1
  • Clarinda 11, Harlan 9 – 8 innings
  • Creston 13, Denison-Schleswig 1
  • Creston 7, Denison-Schleswig 3
  • Lewis Central 8, Shenandoah 5
  • Shenandoah 5, Lewis Central 4 (8 inn)

MISSOURI RIVER CONFERENCE 

  • Abraham Lincoln 5, Sioux City West 3
  • Abraham Lincoln 3, Sioux City West 2

NON-CONFERENCE

  • Bedford 9, Fremont-Mills 7

Thursday (6-30) High School Baseball Scores

Sports

July 1st, 2022 by Jim Field

HAWKEYE TEN CONFERENCE

  • Red Oak 11, Atlantic 5
  • Atlantic 6, Red Oak 5
  • (Jackson McLaren had 3 hits including 2 doubles in Game 1.  Wyatt Redinbaugh pitched for innings for the win in game 2 and homered. Garrett McLaren doubled.)
  • Harlan 10, Clarinda 6
  • Clarinda 6, Harlan 3
  • Creston 13, Denison-Schleswig 10
  • Creston 7, Denison-Schleswig 1
  • Lewis Central 25, Shenandoah 0
  • Lewis Central 10, Shenandoah 2

WESTERN IOWA CONFERENCE

  • Missouri Valley 6, Tri-Center 4

MISSOURI RIVER CONFERENCE

  • Sioux City East 11, Thomas Jefferson 2
  • Sioux City East 16, Thomas Jefferson 0
  • Abraham Lincoln 10, Sioux City West 3
  • Abraham Lincoln 13, Sioux City West 8

NON-CONFERENCE

  • Glenwood 4, Treynor 2
  • Stanton 9, Logan-Magnolia 4
  • Fremont-Mills 11, Bedford 8
  • South Central Calhoun 15, IKM-Manning 11

Big Ten Conference May Add USC, UCLA

Sports

June 30th, 2022 by Jim Field

Multiple sources are reporting that Southern Cal and UCLA are in discussions to leave the Pac-12 and join the Big Ten.  The move could be announced in the next day.

Reports are that the school would leave the conference when the current TV deal is up.  That would have them joining the Big Ten as early as 2024.

This would be another big conference move with Oklahoma and Texas set to join the SEC.