DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Former Iowa defensive coordinator Norm Parker has died. He was 72.
School spokesman Steve Roe told The Associated Press that Parker died early Monday. Roe says more details should be available later in the day. Parker began his college coaching career in 1968. Continue Reading
IN SPORTS….. THE SCC MENS BASKETBALL TEAM DOMINATED LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE 74 TO 38 AT LOREN WALKER ARENA. THIS(SUN) AFTERNOON AT 3 THE BLACKHAWKS HOST SOUTH SUBURBAN. THE IOWA MEN ARE AT OHIO STATE THIS(SUN) AFTERNOON. IN THE NFL PLAYOFFS YESTERDAY(SAT) AND LAST(SAT) NITE, THE SEATTLE SEAHAWKS ELIMINATED DREW BREES AND THE NEW ORLEANS SAINTS, 23 TO 15…AND TOM BRADY AND HIS NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS ENDED THE INDIANAPOLIS COLTS’ SEASON, 43 TO 22. Continue Reading
HOLY TRINITY HIGH SCHOOL’S MIKAELA FOECKE HAS BEEN NAMED THE MAX-PREPS ALL-AMERICA JUNIOR VOLLEYBALL PLAYER-OF-THE-YEAR.
FOECKE…WHO HAD 760 “KILLS,” TO LEAD THE CRUSADERS TO A 47 AND 5 RECORD AND A SECOND PLACE FINISH IN THE CLASS “A” STATE TOURNAMENT…HAS COMMITTED VERBALLY TO PLAY AT NEBRASKA AFTER HER SENIOR YEAR.
IN GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL YESTERDAY…..
ILLINI WEST WON THE BEARDSTOWN LADY TIGER CLASSIC, BY BEATING SOUTH FULTON 44 TO 28. WEST HANCOCK’S GIRLS FINISHED FOURTH, LOSTING TO ABINGDON 55 TO 53.
IN COLLEGE WRESTLING…..
THE IOWA HAWKEYES HAD THREE CHAMPIONS…14 OF ITS 16 WRESTLERS PLACED…AND THEY FINISHED WITH 187 ½ POINTS, BEATING SECOND PLACE EDINBORO BY 85 POINTS, AT THE MIDLANDS CHAMPIONSHIP IN EVANSTON, ILLINOIS. MICHIGAN WAS THIRD, ILLINOIS FOURTH AND NORTHERN IOWA CAME IN FIFTH. Continue Reading