West Hancock Beats Illini West, Mt. Pleasant Takes Fifth

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, Keokuk Wrestlers See Success, West Burlington Beats Notre Dame


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

Mediapolis Wrestlers Take Third, BHS Eliminated in Quarterfinals


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

Notre Dame Girls Beat New London, Burlington Boys Fall to Davenport Central

High School Girls:

Notre Dame Girls continued their dominant streak last night, beating New London 84-20. Holy Trinity over Van Buren 52-37

Durant beat Wapello 57-47

West Branch beat Columbus 77 to 51

WACO beat Iowa Mennonite 35 to 26

High School Boys:

Davenport Central over Burlington, 69 to 44. Burlington Sophomores fell to Davenport Central as well, 99-52. Fort Madison over Illini West 57-41

College Women’s Basketball:

13th ranked Iowa lost in an upset to Minnesota 93-80. College Men’s Basketball this week:

Rutgers at Iowa 7:00pm Thursday

Northern Iowa take on Loyola Wednesday at 7:00pm

Iowa State plays Oklahoma State 8:00pm

Western Illinois hosts South Dakota State Wednesday at 7:00pm Continue Reading

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Gophers Bring Down Hawks

In mens college basketball last night…

Minnesota 64, Iowa 59

Illinois 64, Michigan 52 (OT)

Oral Roberts 77, Western Illinois 67


In womens play…
Iowa 69, Nebraska 61
Tonight…UNI women at Drake
In college wrestling tonight…
Michigan at Iowa
Arizona State at Iowa State

In boys high school basketball last night…

L-M 48, Wilton 46


In girls games…

Class 1A Regional first-round action…


Van Buren 53, Moulton-Udell 28 (VB’s Kaitlyn Johnson passed 1,000 pt. in her career)

New London 53, Winfield-Mt. Union 52

Holy Trinity 66, Harmony 9 (nine)

WACO 59, Tri-County 27

And in one regular-season game…Keokuk 66, Canton, MO 31


In high school play tonight…(*girls-boys doubleheader)

*Davenport North at BHS

*Ft. Madison at Fairfield

In boys-only games…

SEI Superconference Shootout at North Division

ND vs. Highland at SCC &

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SCC Blackhawks Blind Illinois Central with Pink Uniforms

In mens college basketball last night…


SCC(dressed in pink) 78, Illinois Central 56

UNI 83, Illinois State 64

Drake 60, Bradley 54



In womens action…


Indiana 85, Illinois 58



On the schedule tonight…


Iowa men host Minnesota (KBUR)

Iowa women at Nebraska

Central Christian College men at IWC

Mighigan men at Illinois

WIU men at Oral Roberts



In high school play last night…


Illini West 55, Macomb 38 (IL Class 2A Regional semifinals)




Keokuk at Canton, MO *(girls-boys doubleheader)


It’s the Class 1A Regional first round at New London-Winfield-Mt. Union vs. New London. 1A Regional first round – Harmony at Holy Trinity

1A Regional first round – Moulton-Udell at Van Buren

1A Regional first round – Tri-County at WACO


and in high school wrestling…


Dubuque Hempstead 55, Ft. Madison 22 Continue Reading

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Mepo Dominates at Wrestling Duals; Fort Madison’s Turn Tonight

At the Class 2A regional wrestling duals…

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.  

In girls high school basketball last night…

Pleasant Valley 54, BHS 27

Keokuk 66, WB 23

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Blackhawks Handle Little Priest

In mens college basketball last night…


SCC 101, Little Priest Tribal College 60

Oklahoma 94, Iowa State 83


Tonight…Emaaus Bible College at Iowa Wesleyan


In boys high school basketball last night…
Ottumwa 62, Mt. Pleasant 54

In girls games…

Danville 50, Winfield-Mt. Union 44

Mt. Pleasant 57, Ottumwa 43

Farmington 38, West Central 29

Midwest Central 52, West Hancock 40

Keokuk 58, Quincy 32
Columbus 62, Wilton 36

In high school ball tonight…

BHS boys at PV

BHS girls host PV

Ft. Madison boys host Davis Co. Continue Reading

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Hawkeyes Handle Terrapins

In mens college basketball yesterday…

Iowa 71, (#17) Maryland 55
In womens action…

(#16) Iowa 86, Wisconsin 75
Southern Illinois 79, UNI 75
Northwestern 64, Illinois 58
Nebraska-Omaha 54, WIU 51
Drake 70, Illinois State 47

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