The Notre Dame Nike Girls begin their battle for the Class 1A State Tournament tonight as they take on Central Lyon during the quarterfinals in Des Moines.
The Nikes are 23-1 going into the tournament against an 18-6 squad from Central Lyon. It’s the third straight state trip for the team, who hopes to defend their state title. On the Boys court tonight, Fort Madison takes on Williamsburg in the Class 3A Substate Final in Muscatine. On the College Level, the Iowa State Men will take on Oklahoma tonight at home. Continue Reading
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.