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(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 5/19/20

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May 19th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

The 7:20-a.m. Sportscast with Jim Field.

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Bower takes over CAM football program

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May 19th, 2020 by Chris Parks

CAM has found their next head football coach. Barry Bower was approved by the CAM School Board on Monday night to take over the position.

Bower takes over for CAM Activities Director Joe Wollum who announced at the end of last season that he would be stepping away from football to have more time with his young family. Wollum guided the Cougars to seven playoff appearances during his tenure.

Bower moved into the CAM School District three years ago from the Red Oak school district, where he was the head coach for the Tigers football program for a number of years. Bower has been an assistant with the CAM team since coming to the district. Bower is the Principal at CAM North Elementary.

Griswold hires new football and boy’s basketball coaches

Sports

May 19th, 2020 by Chris Parks

At their meeting on Monday night the Griswold School Board approved the hiring of a new football coach and boy’s basketball coach. Chase Wallace was promoted from an assistant to the head football coach position. Jake Speer will also move up from assistant to the head boy’s basketball coach spot.

Wallace is a Griswold alum and spent the past season as an assistant with the program. He currently is working as a para-educator at the elementary level. He takes over for the coach he played for and worked with in Andy Everett.

Speer has spent the past couple of seasons as an assistant for the boy’s basketball team. He came forward and applied for the head coaching position when it opened up. Speer is the PE teacher at the high school and he takes over the program from Mark Carlton.

Trevor Frederickson Mem. Scholarship winners announced

News, Sports

May 18th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Officials with The Trevor Frederickson Memorial Fund in Atlantic, announced today (Monday), this year’s 11th Annual Trevor Frederickson Memorial scholarship recipients. Two awards went to Clayton Jipsen and Annamaria Lowary. Trevor’s mom and fund spokesperson, Melanie Petty said “We would like to take a minute to Congratulate all of the 2020 Graduates.  We know it’s been an unprecedented year for all of you and wish you the best in your future endeavors.  Also, a big shout out to our scholarship committee who takes the time to review the applications we receive and make the very difficult decision they do.”

Grant Petty presents scholarship certificates to Annamaria Lowary (left pic), and Clayton Jipsen (Right pic) (Photos courtesy Melanie Petty)

Petty reminds golfers: The 12th Annual TFred Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Nishna Hills on Saturday, August 8th.  She says “We look forward to having another great turnout this year so we can continue to give out scholarships in the future and also donate to other things in our community that Trevor loved.”  A mailing will be going out soon with options to sign up a team to golf, be a hole sponsor or donate to our silent auction.  If you have any questions please call Melanie Petty at 712-249-3696.

Iowa backup center hits transfer portal

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May 18th, 2020 by Chris Parks

Iowa backup center Jeff Jenkins has entered the NCAA transfer portal. Jenkins spent two season with the Hawkeyes, red-shirting his first season and then competing in two games during the 2019 season.

Jenkins had previously hinted to media outlets that he may step away from football but will now be looking at options. He would have three years of eligibility left at his next destination but would have to sit out next season unless granted a waiver.

Colorado safety picks ISU

Sports

May 18th, 2020 by Chris Parks

Iowa State football added a prep safety recruit to the 2021 class on Sunday. Beau Freyler of Colorado Springs announced his commitment to ISU on Sunday over other reported offers from Kansas State and Washington State.

Freyler is currently ranked as the 13th prospect from Colorado by 247Sports. He is the 13th commit to the ISU 2021 class.

UNC grad transfer safety heads to Ames

Sports

May 18th, 2020 by Chris Parks

The Iowa State football team has added a graduate transfer at the safety position. Former North Carolina safety Greg Ross announced his commitment to ISU on Sunday.

Ross played in all 13 games for the Tar Heels last season, starting 5 of those. He also started six games during his sophomore season in Chapel Hill. Last year he finished with 26 tackles and 5 pass breakups.

(Podcast) KJAN Morning Sports report, 5/18/20

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May 18th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

The 7:20-a.m. Sportscast with Jim Field.

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Would rescheduled Drake Relays include high school athletes?

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May 18th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

(Radio Iowa) — Drake Relays director Blake Boldon hopes high school events will be part of the 111th edition if it rescheduled for the fall. The Relays were postponed in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic and Boldon is looking as the possibility of hosting a meet before the year is over.

The Relays are primarily made up of college and high school events and Boldon is not sure what it might look like if it is held outside of the track and field outdoor season.

Boldon doubts a rescheduled meet could include current high school seniors.

Sports Headlines 5/18/20

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May 18th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

Harvick wins as NASCAR resumes season…McIlroy drive caps exhibition at Seminole

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Kevin Harvick was the winner as NASCAR resumed its Cup schedule following a 10-week layoff caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Harvick took the lead from Alex Bowman on a late restart and pulled away over the final 30 laps in front of empty stands at Darlington Raceway. Bowman finished second, followed by Kurt Busch, Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin. The event was run without fans and with an emphasis on masks and social distancing.

JUNO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy delivered the money shot in the TaylorMade Driving Relief exhibition that raised $5 million for COVID-19 relief funds. With the match down to a closest-to-the-pin contest after regulation, McIlroy barely stayed on the shelf left of the pin, measured at 13 feet to beat Matthew Wolff’s attempt by five feet. The final carryover gave McIlroy and Dustin Johnson $1.85 million for the American Nurses Foundation.

HOUSTON (AP) — A 5-year-old boy and a woman drowned in the backyard pool of former major league outfielder Carl Crawford’s Houston home Saturday afternoon. That’s according to reports from The Houston Chronicle. The paper says Houston police were called for a reported drowning at a north Houston home that property and business records list as belonging to Crawford. A police spokeswoman told the Chronicle that the boy was swimming in the pool when he began to have trouble breathing, and the woman jumped in to save him.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and Seattle corner Quinton Dunbar have been released from Broward County Jail after surrendering Saturday on felony charges stemming from a cookout at a Miramar home. Baker posted a $200,000 bond and is charged with four counts of armed robbery with a firearm and four counts of aggravated assault with a firearm. Dunbar posted a $100,000 bond and is charged with four felony counts of armed robbery.

HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Ed Oliver was arrested during a traffic stop in the Houston area and charged with drunken driving and illegally carrying a handgun. Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies pulled Oliver over Saturday night after receiving reports of someone driving recklessly in a construction area. The Montgomery County Constables say that Oliver failed a sobriety test and deputies found a small caliber pistol in his truck.