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Ferentz: Rudock Will Start; Beatherd Will Play In TaxSlayer Bowl

Ferentz: Rudock Will Start; Beatherd Will Play In TaxSlayer Bowl

Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz says Jake Rudock will start at quarterback in Friday’s Taxslayer Bowl against Tennessee. Ferentz says C.J. Beatherd will also play in the opening half.  Iowa is 7-5. Tennessee is 6-6.  Join KMCH for the Tax Slayer Bowl Preview Special Thursday at 2:30pm, and the game on Friday with coverage starting at


Iowa Men Knock Off Ohio State

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The University of Iowa men’s basketball team led virtually wire-to-wire in posting its second road victory over a top-25 foe, downing No. 18/21 Ohio State, 71-65, Tuesday at Value City Arena in its Big Ten Conference opener. The win was Iowa’s second-straight in Columbus — a feat that hasn’t happened for the

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Hawkeyes Win Midlands Championships

EVANSTON, Illinois — The University of Iowa wrestling team won four individual titles and scored a tournament-record 189.0 points to win the 52nd annual Midlands Championships on Tuesday night. The Hawkeyes’ 189 team points broke their previous record of 187.5, set in 2013. Illinois was a distant second with 130.5, followed by Northwestern (106), Edinboro


Ten Hawkeye Wrestlers Make Midlands Semi-finals

EVANSTON, Ill. — The University of Iowa wrestling team posted a 10-1 record in the quarterfinals of the Midlands Championships on Monday night. The Hawkeyes have individual title hopes at nine weights, including a pair of semifinalists at 149 pounds, and hold the lead with 110.5-points in the team race.  Iowa sits in first place

Latest Radio Iowa Boys Basketball Poll

Radio Iowa Boys’ High School Basketball Poll 12/23/14 December 23, 2014 By Todd Kimm Class 4A 1. Iowa City West (6-0), LW #1 vs CR Prairie 1/2 2. DSM Hoover (7-0), LW #4 vs Indianola 1/6 3. Dowling Catholic (5-0), LW #8 @ Marshalltown 1/2 4. Pleasant Valley (7-0), LW #5 @ Burlington 1/6 5.


Battle of Waterloo Results

By Jamie Vaske – KMCH Sports: Three area wrestling teams took part in the Battle of Waterloo inside Young Arena Friday and Saturday. West Delaware went 1-2 on Friday defeating Woodbury Central 44-33, and losing to West Des Moines Valley and Lisbon setting them up in the 6th place bracket on Saturday. The Hawks started

HS Sports: Friday’s Slate

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The last Friday night of high school sports in 2014 is upon us, a full schedule of basketball and bowling takes place around the area: In girls basketball: The 5-1 West Delaware Hawks will host the class 3A 11th-ranked 7-0 Solon Spartans inside Seedorff Gymnasium in the final WaMaC East division


HS Wrestling: Latest Rankings

The Iowa Wrestling Coaches & Officials Association Rankings have been released. Listening area county teams are listed in bold: 1A State Dual Wrestling Rankings School Overall Ranking Record through 12/13/14 Alburnett 1 2‐2 Clarion‐Goldfield‐Dows 2 2‐0 Don Bosco, Gilbertville 3 13‐1 Eddyville‐Blakesburg‐Fremont 4 7‐0 Lisbon 5 7‐1 Southeast Warren, Liberty Center 6 10‐0 Woodbury Central,


HS Girls Basketball: Latest Rankings

By Jon Swisher-Sports Director: The latest girls high school basketball rankings have been released by the Iowa Girls Athletic Union. Listening area county teams are listed in bold.   Class 5A School Record LW 1 Waukee 4-0 2 2 West Des Moines Valley 6-0 3 3 Dowling Catholic 5-2 1 4 Iowa City West 7-0


HS Wrestling Thursday 12-18 Results

The West Delaware and Beckman wrestling teams took to the mats last night inside the Center Point Urbana high school gymnasium. The Hawks and Blazers squared off to start the night in a dual meet that had only one match wrestled to the conclusion. Beckman had three falls but gave up forfeits at eight weights.

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