In prep basketball, West Hancock overpowered Illini West on the Illinois side of the River 59-49. In prep bowling, Mount Pleasant’s squad took fifth in the state class 2A tournament with a loss against Fort Dodge by around 300 pins. Lots of action on the college courts last night with the Iowa Hawkeyes holding off Illinois 68-60. Northern Iowa took down Evansville 68-57, and Iowa State fell to Baylor after Baylor players shot seven consecutive three point shots, ending the game 79-70. In Chicago Sports, it’s become a city cursed by injuries. Continue Reading
Mediapolis is on top of the State Wresting 2A Championships. Mediapolis has 21 points to put them in first in the Class 2A Bracket. In an upset, 2nd ranked Mediapolis wrestler Cole Erickson lost to Dubuque Wahlert’s Andrew Turner during a quick, last second pin. Burlington’s Garret Grimshaw. Burlington won 2 of it’s five matches on the first day, and still has two wrestlers in the contest. Continue Reading
In girls prep basketball, Mediapolis beat Davis County 81-39 in the Class A Regional Semifinal. In the class 4A regional tournament, Mount Pleasant overtook Clear Creek-Amana 52-39. Keokuk took down Fort Madison 49-34. Burlington High School was eliminated from the Class 5A regional quarterfinal after Muscatine beat the Greyhounds 61-33. Muscatine will play Iowa City West in the Semifinals on Saturday. Continue Reading
Mediapolis dominated Knoxville 60-9 and Washington 65-18. The Bulls will wrestle Central Lyon/George-Little Rock next Wednesday morning at 9 o’clock at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines in the 2A dual quarterfinals.
In the 3A regional duals, Ft. Madison takes on Dubuque Hempstead tonight at Cedar Rapids Prairie.
Little Priest Tribal College Men at SCC (Hot 97-3)
Iowa State men at Oklahoma
In high school ball tonight…
Mt. Pleasant boys at Ottumwa
Wilton boys at Columbus (*girls-boys)
Ottumwa girls at Mt. Pleasant
Quincy girls at Keokuk
***On Saturday….(#1-3A) Mediapolis girls 84, (#1-1A) ND 67 Continue Reading
Saudi-led coalition plans ground attacks in Yemen after taking key city
BEIRUT - After four months of setbacks, fighters backed by Saudi Arabia have seized the offensive in Yemen's war, taking control of a major city and pressing to expand ground operations against rebel forces.