Boys State Cross Country Qualifying Meet Results From Monday October 22nd

The top three schools and top ten individual runners in each class qualified for the State Cross Country tournament in regional qualifying action held Monday afternoon. The State Tournament will be held Saturday, October 27th at Fort Dodge.

Here’s  how our area schools fared:


Class 1A Boys at Ridge View

Alta-Aurelia 91
Trinity Christian, Hull 111
West Lyon, Inwood 114
Tri-Center, Neola 118
South O’Brien, Paullina 134
Manson Northwest Webster 138
Bishop Garrigan, Algona 213
Prairie Valley, Gowrie 217
Gehlen Catholic, LeMars 261
Westwood, Sloan 301
Hinton 309
Pocahontas Area 312
Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids 375
Lawton-Bronson 378
Emmetsburg 383
Ar-We-Va, Westside 390
West Sioux, Hawarden 404
West Monona, Onawa 430


Individual Qualifiers for State

Jack Walstrom (11) Manson Northwest Webster 16:48
Alex Van Ginkel (11) Trinity Christian, Hull 16:58
Micah Bajema (11) West Lyon, Inwood 17:10
Darrian Trlbeck (12) Tri-Center, Neola 17:21
Drew Schiltz (12) Hinton 17:27
Garrett Wall (12) Akron-Westfield 17:42
Hunter Hostetler (11) Westwood, Sloan 17:43
Alex Dangelser (11) Manson Northwest Webster 17:52
Tyler Reck (12) Sibley-Ocheyedan 17:53
Chase Bruggermann (12) West Lyon, Inwood 17:55


Class 2A Boys at Ridge View    

Okoboji, Milford 74
Spirit Lake 77
Western Christian, Hull 102
Sioux Center 125
Unity Christian, Orange City 135
Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 171
George-Little Rock 203
Ridge View 217
Sheldon 241
Woodbury Central, Moville 252
Estherville Lincoln Central 258
East Sac County 262
Maple Valley-Anthon-Oto 30


Individual Qualifiers for State

Will Norris (12) Spirit Lake 16:04
Haile Duden (10) Sioux Center 16:56
Josh Schriever (11) George-Little Rock 17:01
Jason Kenny (11) Ridge View 17:04
Tanner Goetsch (11) Spirit Lake 17:05
David TeKrony (12) Western Christian, Hull 17:06
Quinn Groff (12) Sheldon 17:07
Josh Olvera (12) Sioux Center 17:11
Tyler Wessels (11) George-Little Rock 17:12
Joe Hilsabeck (12) Okoboji, Milford 17:23


Class 3A Boys at Spencer                

Sioux City Heelan 50
Spencer 102
Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 109
MOC-Floyd Valley 119
Algona 124
Clear Lake 131
Storm Lake 140
Webster City 145
Humboldt 173
LeMars 279


Individual Qualifiers for State

Alec DeVries Sioux City Heelan 16:36
Ryan Bauermeister Spencer 16:54
Alec Pavone Sioux City Heelan 17:02
Tommy Thelen Sioux City Heelan 17:06
Matt Behrens Spencer 17:07
Michael Heffernan Sioux City Heelan 17:09
Joel Toppin Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 17:10
Coleman McAllister Storm Lake 17:14
Antonio Dimarco Clear Lake 17:15
Alec DeVries Sioux City Heelan 16:36


NAIA Football Coaches Poll October 22nd Features Four GPAC Teams Led by Morningside

The latest NAIA Coaches Poll is out and four GPAC teams are in the top 25 led by Morningside at number four.  







2012 NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll – No. 7 (Oct. 22)

1 Marian (Ind.) (13) 7-0 314
2 Georgetown (Ky.) (1) 8-0 302
3 Missouri Valley 7-0 286
4 Morningside (Iowa) 7-0 283
5 Saint Xavier (Ill.) 6-1 261
6 Carroll (Mont.) 6-2 255
7 Saint Francis (Ind.) 5-2 232
8 Montana Tech 6-1 223
9 Grand View (Iowa) 6-2 206
10 Cumberlands (Ky.) 7-1 203
11 William Penn (Iowa) 7-1 201
12 St. Ambrose (Iowa) 6-1 191
13 MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) 5-2 186
14 Baker (Kan.) 5-2 153
15 Evangel (Mo.) 6-2 141
16 Northwestern (Iowa) 6-2 121
17 St. Francis (Ill.) 5-3 113
18 Hastings (Neb.) 6-1 111
19 Southern Oregon 5-2 93
20 Cumberland (Tenn.) 6-2 88
21 Benedictine (Kan.) 5-3 59
T22 Tabor (Kan.) 5-2 49
T22 Robert Morris (Ill.) 7-1 49
24 Ottawa (Kan.) 5-2 45
25 Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) 5-2 26



Others receiving votes: Bethel (Tenn.) 20; Kansas Wesleyan 16; Doane (Neb.) 6.


Northwestern’s Brandon Smith GPAC Player of The Week

Northwestern College running back Brandon Smith is this week’s GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Offensive Player-of-the-Week.

Smith, a senior, from Mankato, Minnesota, helped lead the 18th ranked Red Raiders to a victory over conference foe Briar Cliff this past weekend. Smith played a key role in Northwestern’s record-breaking offensive performance rushing for career-high 247 yards on 22 carries.  He posted the sixth highest rushing total in school history.

Smith was an instrumental part in the Northwestern rushing attack that set the school record with 475 rushing yards.  He also rushed for four touchdowns on the day tying his career-high. The Red Raiders will take on Dakota Wesleyan this coming weekend in a conference match-up in Mitchell, South Dakota.

Sports Schedule For Tuesday October 23rd

Tournament Volleyball reaches the semi final round in Class 2A and 1A Tuesday night. Our broadcast match is Emmetsburg at Boyden Hull in Class 2A.





Class 2A Region 1 Quarterfinals Upper Bracket 7pm starts

Emmetsburg at 15th ranked Boyden Hull
Broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3. Streamed from the website at Pregame at 6:45.

Sioux Central at Ridge View

Winners meet in semi finals Friday 1026 at Schaller

Lower Bracket

South O’Brien at Sibley Ocheyedan

Rock Valley at 2nd ranked Western Christian

Winners meet semi finals Friday at Western Christian

Class 1A Quarterfinals Upper Bracket 7pm starts

River Valley at 7th ranked LeMars Gehlen

Remsen Union at Akron Westfield

Winners meet in semi finals Friday 10/26 at Akron

Lower Bracket

Spalding at 5th ranked Central Lyon

Clay Central Everly at George Little Rock

Winners meet in semi finals Friday 10/26 at George

Class 3A Quarterfinal Volleyball Set For Monday October 22nd

Class 3A tournament volleyball opens Monday night with the quarterfinal round. On KIWA FM 105.3 we’ll bring you coverage of Sheldon at Unity Christian from Orange City. Pregame is a 6:45 for a scheduled 7pm first serve.





Class 3A Volleyball Quarterfinals 7pm starts

Region 1 Upper Bracket

Forest City at Garner Hayfield

Estherville Lincoln Central at Algona

Winners meet Thursday 10/25 at Algona

Lower Bracket

Sheldon at 5th ranked Unity
Broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3. Pregame at 6:45

Spirit Lake at 3rd ranked MOC Floyd Valley

Winners meet Thursday at MOC Floyd Valley

Class 3A Region 2 Upper Bracket

Roland Story at South Central Calhoun

Greene County at 11th ranked East Sac

Winners meet Thursday 10/25 at Lake View

Lower Bracket

OA-BCIG at Sergeant Bluff Luton

Cherokee at 4th ranked Sioux Center

Winners meet Thursday 10/25 at Sioux Center

Saturday Sports Scores

College Football

Oklahoma State 31
Iowa State           10
Iowa State struggled without a capable passer.

UNI     27
SDSU     6
It was homecoming for UNI.

Penn State 38
Iowa 14

In northwest Iowa college football:

Dordt    24
Dakota State 7
It was a non-conference game for Dordt, and the first win of the season for the Defenders.
Northwestern 57
Briar Cliff            7
The Red Raiders posted a school record 475 yards rushing.