Sheldon Remains Number Nine in Latest Radio Iowa 2A Boys Basketball Poll Western Number Three Boyden Hull Number Three in 1A

In the latest Radio Iowa Boys High School Basketball Poll Sheldon stays in the nine spot in 2A with Western holding down the number three spot. Boyden Hull is number three in 1A.

Class 4A
1. Iowa City West (2-0), LW #1 vs Davenport Central (Tue)
2. Ankeny (2-0), LW #4 vs Johnston (Tue)
3. Dubuque Senior (0-0), LW #3 vs Clinton (Tue)
4. Urbandale (3-0), LW #6 vs #9 Johnston (Fri)
5. North Scott (3-0), LW #5 vs Davenport Central (Fri)
6. Cedar Falls (1-0), LW #6 vs Iowa City High (Fri)
7. Bettendorf (2-0), LW #9 @ Muscatine (Fri)
8. WDM Valley (1-1), LW #2 @ Marshalltown (Tue)
9. Johnston (1-1), LW #8 @ Waukee (Tue)
10.S.E. Polk (2-0), LW (X) vs Mason City (Tue)

Class 3A

1. Sioux City Heelan (1-0), LW #1 # Sergeant Bluff-Luton (Tue)
2. Davenport Assumption (1-1), LW #3 vs Davenport North (Fri)
3. Atlantic (2-0), LW #4 vs Red Oak (Tue)
4. Grinnell (1-0), LW #5 vs Williamsburg (Thur)
5. Waverly-Shell Rock (1-1), LW #2 vs 2A #7 New Hampton (Tue)
6. Vinton-Shellsburg (2-0), LW #6 @ Clear Creek-Amana (Tue)
7. Solon (2-0), LW #7 @ Maquoketa (Tue)
8. Iowa Falls-Alden (2-0), LW #8 @ Eagle Grove (Tue)
9. Creston (2-0), LW #9 @ 2A #10 Carroll Kuemper (Tue)
10.Fort Madison (3-0), LW (X) vs West Hancock, Illinois (Tue)

Class 2A

1. West Fork (1-0), LW #1 vs Nashua-Plainfield (Tue)
2. MFL Mar-Mac (1-0), LW #2 @ Elkader Central (Tue)
3. Western Christian (1-0), LW #3 vs Storm Lake (Tue)
4. West Branch (2-0), LW #4 vs Mid-Prairie (Tue)
5. Fort Dodge St. Edmond (2-0), LW #5 @ Hampton-Dumont (Tue)
6. Nodaway Valley (2-0), LW #6 vs Lenox (Tue)
7. New Hampton (2-0), LW #7 @ 3A #5 Waverly-Shell Rock (Tue)
8. IKM-Manning (4-0), LW #10 vs Kingsley-Pierson (Tue)
9. Sheldon (2-0), LW #9 @ Hull Trinity (tonight)
10.Carroll Kuemper (2-1), LW #8 vs 3A #9 Creston (Tue)

Class 1A

1. Danville (2-0), LW #2 @ Van Buren Keosauqua (Tue)
2. Storm Lake St. Marys (2-0), LW #3 vs Ruthven GTRA (Tue)
3. Boyden-Hull (1-1), LW #1 vs Sioux Center (Tue)
4. North Iowa (3-0), LW #4 vs Lake Mills (Tue)
5. Harris-Lake Park (3-0), LW #6 vs West Bend-Mallard (Tue)
6. Dunkerton (2-0), LW #7 @ Tripoli (Tue)
7. Riverside (Oakland) (2-0), LW #8 vs Treynor (Tue)
8. Lone Tree (2-0), LW #9 @ Wapello (Tue)
9. Sigourney (2-0), LW (X) vs Montezuma (Tue)
10.Iowa Mennonite (1-1), LW #5 @ WACO (Tue)

Sports Schedule For Tuesday December 4th

It’s a busy night for high school basketball Tuesday night with the Sheldon boys playing their fourth game in five days as they travel to Okoboji for a Siouxland Conference doubleheader. Sheldon South O’Brien wrestlers have the first of two meets at Orab Gym.

Basketball Doubleheaders

Sheldon at Okoboji
Broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3. Pregame for the girls at 6:05 with the boys game to follow. We’ll stream from the website at



Sioux Center at Boyden Hull

West Lyon at Central Lyon

Rock Valley at G-LR

Sibley Ocheyedan at MOC Floyd Valley

West Sioux at Unity

Akron Westfield at Gehlen

Spalding at Hinton

South O’Brien at Remsen St Mary’s

MMC at Remsen Union

Storm Lake at Western

West Bend Mallard at Harris Lake Park



LeMars and Sergeant Bluff Luton at Sheldon

Emmetsburg and Graettinger Terril at Sibley Ocheyedan

West Sioux at Sioux City West

Sports Schedule For Monday December 3rd

A limited Varsity schedule has for Monday features a pair of boys basketball games. Sheldon is on the road to Trinity Christian while Ellsworth Minnesota visits Central Lyon.




Boys Basketball


Sheldon at Trinity Christian

Broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3. Pregame for varsity at 7:20with a scheduled 7:30 opening tip. We’ll stream from the website at


Ellsworth MN at Central Lyon



Saturday Sports Scores/News

Men’s College Basketball

A run by the Midland Warriors in the middle of the first half and another run near the five minute mark of the game allowed Midland to defeat Dordt at Fremont, Nebraska on Saturday afternoon 97-89.

#6 Northwestern def. Nebraska Wesleyan in GPAC men’s basketball, 79-68, in Orange City

Iowa State 83, BYU 62

Iowa 88,  TAMU-CC 59

Northern Iowa 72, Milwaukee 61


Women’s College Basketball

The Dordt College women’s basketball evened its record in the Great Plains Athletic Conference with a 70-63 win over the Midland Warriors on Saturday afternoon in Fremont, Nebraska.

#8 Northwestern def. Nebraska Wesleyan 103-61 today in GPAC women’s basketball played in Orange City, Iowa.

Iowa 68, Northern Iowa 46


Regional NFL News

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin is doubtful for Sunday’s game with NFC North divisional foe Green Bay because of an ankle injury.

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings is probable for Sunday’s game with NFC North rival Minnesota Vikings. Linebacker Clay Matthews has been ruled out.

Sheldon South O’Brien Wrestlers Third at SBL Tourney Bryce Kelleher Wins Title at 285

The Sheldon South O’Brien Wrestlers competed in the Sergeant Bluff Luton Tournament Saturday. As a team the Orabs were third with 149 team points. Woodbury Central won the team title at 215 followed closely by Sergeant Bluff Luton at 212.5. Highlighting the day was Bryce Kelleher who won the individual championship at 285 pounds.

Team Scores:

1) Woodbury Central 215
2) Sergeant Bluff-Luton 212.5
3) Sheldon/South O’Brien 149
4) Cherokee 137.5
5) Westwood 126
6) Akron-Westfield 94
7) Lawton-Bronson 90
8) Bishop Heelan 84
9) Sioux Center 82
10) Kingsley-Pierson 62
11) West Sioux 43

Individual Placing’s:

126 Josh Gorter-2nd winning by fall in 1:09 and 1:37
132 Dustin Freeman-3rd winning by fall in 1:05, 2:27 and 1:37
145 Gunnar Klinker-3rd winning by fall in :20 sec and 1:09 also by 6-4 Decision
152 Brian Klein-7th finishing with 2 pins in 2:29 and 3:15
160 Toby Maggert-2nd winning by fall in :59, :51 and 3:12
170 Darin Greenfield-6th his day highlighted by a fall in :24
182 Austin Rohrs-2nd winning by fall in 1:12 and posting a 5-4 Decision
195 Brytton Kelleher-4th winning by fall in :42 and :32
220 Jesse Meendering-7th his day highlighted by a fall in 1:41
285 Bryce Kelleher-1st winning his title with pins in 1:14 and 3:24

Sheldon And South O’Brien Split Saturday Basketball Doubleheader

Sheldon and South O’Brien split a non conference basketball doubleheader Saturday. The Wolverines took the girl’s game 46-45 while Sheldon won the boy’s game 43-39 in Paullina.

Mikayla Hintz was fouled as time expired in the girl’s game and went to the line with no time on the clock and dropped the first free throw with the lane empty and the Wolverines had the win. South O’Brien as a team went 8-of-9 at the line in the fourth quarter.

The Wolverines led 17-9 at the end of the first quarter and were up 21-12 at halftime. Sheldon pulled to within 30-26 at the end of the third quarter before Hintz late heroics sealed the win for South O’Brien.

Rachel Struve led all scorers with 18 points in the ball game. She was joined by Emma Sweeny who hit for 10.

Sheldon had two players in double figures with Audrey Gustafson and Janessa Holles each pumping in 11 points.

With the win the Wolverines are off to a 4-1 start while the Orabs are even at 2-2.

In the boys game Sheldon led 11-10 at the end of the first quarter. The lead was seven at the half at 21-14. At the end of the third quarter Sheldon was up 31-27 before going on to win 43-39. Dallas Ennema scored a game high 23 points for the Orabs hitting a pair of three pointers to go with 6 two point field goals and a 3-of-5 performance at the line. James Gradert was next with 8 points.

South O’Brien was led by Sam Weber with 13 points with a trio of field goals in the third quarter. Daniel Haden was next with 8 points.

With the win Sheldon is off to a 3-0 start on the season while the Wolverines stand at 1-1 for the year.

The Orab boys will be at Trinity Christian in Hull on Monday night with the varsity scheduled for a 7:30 opening tip. We’ll bring you the coverage on KIWA FM 105.3 with pregame set for 7:20. The Orabs return to Siouxland Conference play on Tuesday with a trip to Okoboji. Opening tip for the girls will be at 6:15 with the boy’s game to follow. We’ll bring you that broadcast as well on Tuesday night.


In other basketball action from Saturday………………


Western Christian 72, Sioux Center 31



Western Christian 65, Sioux Center 54