Sports Schedule For Tuesday 6/5/12

What had been a light schedule got a little busier due to some weather postponed games that were rescheduled for Tuesday. Here’s a look at what’s happening on the softball and baseball diamonds around the listening area.




Okoboji at Graettinger Terril

MOC Floyd Valley at Sibley Ocheyedan

Boyden Hull Rock Valley at Sioux Center

South O’Brien at Clay Central Everly

Laurens Marathon at Harris Lake Park

LeMars at Okoboji

Boyden Hull Rock Valley at Sioux Center

MOC Floyd Valley at Spirit Lake


Hinton at Unity

West Sioux at Remsen Union

South O’Brien at Clay Central Everly

Laurens Marathon at Harris Lake Park

Loyal Monkemeier

Loyal Monkemeier, age 97 of Sanborn and formerly of Ashton, died on Monday, June 4th at the Prairie View Nursing Home of Sanborn.

Funeral service will be Saturday June 9th at 10am at the Ashton Bible Church in Ashton. Internment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery of Matlock.

Visitation with family present will be Friday June 8th from 5 to 8pm at the Jurrens Funeral Home in Ashton.

The Sliefert Funeral Home of Storm Lake is in charge of arrangements.

Michael Kerrigan

Michael Kerrigan, age 62 of Little Rock, IA, formerly of Lansing, MI died Monday, June 4, 2012 at the Avera Heart Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Thursday, June 7th at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Sibley, IA, with Fr. John Vakulskas officiating.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 6th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM, with the family present from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Jurrens Funeral Home of Sibley. There will be a Rosary at 5:00 PM and a Vigil service at 7:30 PM Wednesday evening.

There will be a graveside service held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 9th at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Ridgeway, MN, with Father Greg Havel officiating. Also there will be full military honors provided by the Minnesota State National Guard.

Latest Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association Poll is Out 6/4/12

The latest Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association Poll is out for the week. Cedar Rapids Kennedy tops the 4A poll, Sioux City Heelan is top ranked in 3A, Davis County leads the 2A poll with Martensdale St Mary’s ranked number 1 in 1A. 




1.   Cedar Rapids Kennedy

2.   Ankeny

3.   Iowa City West

4.   Dowling Catholic

5.   Johnston

6.   Waukee

7.   SE Polk

8.   West DM Valley

9.   Indianola

10.   Cedar Rapids Xavier


1. Sioux City Heelan

2. Harlan

3 . Western Dubuque

4 . Dallas Center-Grimes

5 . Seargent Bluff-Luton

6 . Maquoketa

7 . Clear Lake

8 . Marion

9 . Waverly-Shellrock

10. Vinton-Shellsburg


1. Davis County

2.  Dyersville-Beckman

3.  Carroll Kuemper

4.  St. Edmond,Ft.Dodge

5.  PCM

6.  North Polk

7. Ogden

8. Iowa CityRegina

9. Wilton

10.  Van Buren



1. Martensdale-St. Mary’s

2. Council Bluffs St. Albert

3.Mason City Newman


5. Lawton-Bronson

6. Pleasantville

7. Algona Garrigan

8. Van Meter


10. Coon Rapids-Bayard

Dennis Gardner

Dennis Gardner, age 75 of Sanborn, IA passed away at Sanford Sheldon Medical Center in Sheldon, IA on Monday, June 4, 2012.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 6th at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church in Sanborn.  Rev. Thomas A. Connors will be officiating.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the memorial service at the church on Wednesday morning.   Inurnment will be at Silver Ridge Cemetery in Stickney, SD at a later date.

The Sanborn Funeral Home in Sanborn is in charge of the arrangements for 75 year old Dennis Gardner of Sanborn. In lieu of flowers the family wishes that memorial be designated to St. Judes Children’s Hospital, the Pam Gardner Memorial Scholarship Fund, or the Sanborn Public Library.