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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


Broghammer Helps Grand View to National Dual Title

Former West Delaware grad Dean Broghammer helped Grand View win a national dual title in wrestling this weekend. Top-ranked Grand View dominated three teams among the top 12 in the NAIA and another team receiving votes in the national rankings en route to its fourth-straight National Duals title in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Broghammer, a Manchester


Iowa Depth Chart: It’s Beathard in 2015

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Iowa has named C.J. Beathard its starting quarterback, replacing two-year starter Jake Rudock. Beathard was ranked first on a new depth chart released Thursday. Beathard, who will be a junior next season, was 52 of 92 passing last season with 5 TDs in relief of Rudock. Rudock, who will be

Michigan State Rallies Past Iowa 75-61

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Travis Trice scored 25 points and hit seven 3-pointers and Michigan State rallied to pound Iowa 75-61 on Thursday night, its ninth straight win over the Hawkeyes. Branden Dawson had 14 points and 15 rebounds for the Spartans (11-5, 2-1 Big Ten), who came back from an 11-point halftime deficit

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