Iowa High School Football Playoffs Open

High school football playoffs began around the state of Iowa Wednesday night, with home field advantage looming large for most of the match-ups in our area.  In our KIWA-AM broadcast game, the Sheldon Orabs won over Forest City in exciting fashion, scoring on a 2-point conversion in overtime to take the 15-14 win to advance to the second round. In our KIWA-FM game, the top-ranked Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley Nighthawks proved their dominance with 42-14 win over Clarion Goldfield.

Elsewhere in our area:

Class 2A:

Sheldon 15, Forest City 14 (OT)

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 42, Clarion-Goldfield 14

Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 23, Central Lyon/George Little Rock 6

Spirit Lake 24, MOC-FV (Orange City) 0


8 Player

MMC  49, West Bend-Mallard  6

Remsen-Union  20, Laurens-Marathon 14

Newell-Fonda 45, River Valley Correctionville  12

Harris-Lake Park 14 , North Iowa Buffalo Center 6


Class A

West Lyon 41, Algona Garrigan  19

Hinton 40, Mason City Newman 20

West Hancock 36, Woodbury Central  20

Akron-Westfield  19, Prairie Valley (Gowrie) 7


Class 1A

Emmetsburg 41, Ridge View 0

Fort Dodge St. Edmond 41, Western Christian  7

IKM-Manning 18, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 7

South O’Brien 34, Manson Northwest Webster 12


Class 3A

Carroll 28, Harlan 7

Lewis-Central 21, LeMars 14

Sioux City Heelan 47, Creston 20

Spencer 48,  ADM (Adel) 19

Here are the matchups for the second round of playoffs to be held Monday, October 29th:


Class 2A

Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley vs. Garner Hayfield

Sheldon at Spirit Lake


Class 1A

Emmetsburg vs. Fort Dodge, St. Edmonds

South O’Brien at IKM-Manning


Class A

West Lyon vs. Hinton

West Hancock vs. Akron Westfield


8 Player

Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn vs. Laurens-Marathon

Harris-Lake Park at Newell Fonda


Class 3A

Heelan vs. Spencer

Lewis Central vs. Carroll

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