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HS Sports: Thursday Night Slate

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The first of two WaMaC conference East division meetings for the West Delaware and Western Dubuque boys’ basketball teams will take place tonight in Epworth. The Bobcats will enter play with a 8-2 overall mark and a East division record of 4-2, good for a 3-way tie in first place. The

HS Basketball: Results from Tuesday 1-13

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: In boys basketball: The Beckman Blazers picked up their 7th road win in Anamosa last night and improved their record to 8-3 with a 73-71 win over the Blue Raiders. After a fast start and an 8-0 early lead, the Blazers had to comeback then hold off Anamosa. Twentieth-year head coach

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Uthoff Lifts Hawkeyes Past Minnesota

A dramatic finish in the Twin Cities as Jarod Uthoff rescued the Iowa Hawkeyes from another second half collapse.  Uthoff’s late basket was the game winner a in 77-75 victory over Minnesota a game the Hawkeyes led 51-34 in the second half before the Gophers roared back. Uthoff scored Iowa’s final seven points as the

HS Basketball: Tuesday Night Preview

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The high school basketball schedule starts up another week tonight with a full slate of games. Our featured game of the night is an area boys WaMaC East division contest in Anamosa with two 7-3 teams as the Blue Raiders host Beckman. Sports Director Jon Swisher and Bret McNamara will take

HS Boys Basketball: First Postseason Assignments Announced

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The first boys basketball postseason assignments were released Monday by the Iowa High School Athletic Association. Class 1A and 2A team district groupings for area coverage teams are listed below: Class 2A- District 7 is full of winning teams with all six of them having above .500 records. Monticello leads the

HS Boys Basketball: Latest Rankings

The latest Radio Iowa Boys Basketball rankings have been released. The number one’s and listening area county teams are listed in bold with their record, what they were ranked last week and who their next opponent is. Class 4A 1. Iowa City West (9-0), LW #1 vs 3A #6 Wahlert (Tue) 2. DSM Hoover (9-0), LW


Wartburg Five-Peats as NWCA National Duals Champions

The number-two Wartburg wrestling team five-peated as the NWCA National Duals Champions Saturday with its 20-13 upset win over number-one UW-Whitewater. The Knights advanced to the finals of the NWCA National Duals for the 13th time with its 34-9 win over number-three Wabash in the semifinals earlier Saturday. Several former area high school wrestlers are


Dixon, Disterhoft Lead No. 17 Iowa Over Purdue 73-59

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Melissa Dixon scored 18 points and Ally Disterhoft added 17 to lead Number 17 Iowa to a 73-59 win over Purdue on Sunday. Bethany Doolittle contributed 15 for the Hawkeyes (12-3, 3-1 Big 10), who had a subpar performance behind the 3-point line. Led by Dixon, who shoots 48.4 behind


HS Wrestling: Saturday 1-10 Results

By Jamie Vaske – KMCH Sports: At Van Horne: The West Delaware, Independence, and North Linn wrestling teams took part in the 2015 Benton Community Invitational. Independence finished in 4th place and had two champions on the day as senior Chase Straw won the 152 pound weight class and junior Jake Juhl won the 160 pound

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