High School Basketball and Wrestling Scores From Tuesday, January 22nd

Northwest Iowa — It was another Tuesday night of high school girl/boy double-header basketball games around the area.  In girls action, Sheldon fell short in Siouxland Conference play, losing to Rock Valley 51-44, while the Orab boys downed Rock Valley 75-49.  In other action………..


Rock Valley 51, Sheldon 44

Central Lyon 72, Okoboji 48

MOC-Floyd Valley 54, George-Little Rock 23

Sibley-Ocheyedan 52, Sioux Center 39

West Lyon 64, Boyden-Hull 56

South O’Brien 55, West Sioux 53

Western Christian 80, LeMars 55



Sheldon 75, Rock Valley 49

MOC-Floyd Valley 74, George-Little Rock 54

Sioux Center 78, Sibley-Ocheyedan 30

Boyden-Hull 46, West Lyon 40

South O’Brien 67, West Sioux 26

Western Christian 62, LeMars 59 (Win Number 600 for Coach Jim Eekhoff)




Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 46 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 24

Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 42 Storm Lake 29

Moc-Floyd Valley 46 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 31

Moc-Floyd Valley 53 Storm Lake 18

Area Basketball Scoreboard for Monday, January 21st

basketballNorthwest Iowa — There were a handful of girl/boy basketball doubleheaders held around the KIWA listening area Monday evening. Here’s how our local teams fared.


In girls basketball action:


Central Lyon 64, Hills-Beaver Creek, Mn 35

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 66, Laurens-Marathon 22

LeMars Gehlen Catholic 56, St. Mary, Storm Lake 34

Okoboji 47, Emmetsburg 32

Unity Christian 68, George-Little Rock 47


Boys Basketball:


Emmetsburg 48, Okoboji, Milford 46

Gehlen Catholic, LeMars 72, St. Mary’s, Storm Lake 57

Laurens-Marathon 63, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 33

Harris-Lake Park 74, Trinity Christian 54

Remsen-Union 61, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 50

South O’Brien  58, Sioux Central 45

Unity Christian  72, George-Little Rock 55

Orabs Move up to Number Four in 2A Western Second Ranked Boyden Hull Third in 1A

basketballThe Sheldon Orabs move up to fourth in the latest 2A Radio Iowa Boys High School Basketball Poll. Western is in the two spot. In 1A Boyden Hull is third ranked.  In the 3A poll MOC Floyd Valley is Number 5.

Class 4A
1. Iowa City West (13-0), LW #1 vs CR Kennedy (Tue)
2. Bettendorf (13-0), LW #2 @ Davenport Central (Tue)
3. Dubuque Senior (11-1), LW #3 @ CR Jefferson (Tue)
4. Sioux City East (14-0), LW #4 @ South Sioux City, NE. (Tue)
5. Ankeny (10-2), LW #5 @ #9 Urbandale (Tue)
6. Western Dubuque (13-0), LW #6 vs Mount Vernon (Tue)
7. Sioux City North (12-1), LW #9 vs Sioux City Heelan (Fri)
8. DSM Hoover (9-2), LW #7 vs Ottumwa (Tue)
9. Urbandale (10-3), LW #8 vs #5 Ankeny (Tue)
10.North Scott (11-2), LW #10 vs Davenport West (Tue)



Class 3A
1. Vinton-Shellsburg (14-0), LW #1 vs Marion (Tue)
2. Davenport Assumption (10-3), LW #2 @ Burlington (Tue)
3. Dallas Center-Grimes (14-0), LW #3 @ Bondurant-Farrar (Tue)
4. Atlantic (13-1), LW #4 vs Glenwood (Tue)
5. MOC-Floyd Valley (13-2), LW #8 @ George-Little Rock (Tue)
6. Creston (12-2), LW #7 @ Denison-Schleswig (Fri)
7. Centerville (11-1), LW #10 vs Moulton -Udell (Tue)
8. Crestwood (12-1), LW #6 @ Charles City (Tue)
9. Mount Pleasant (11-3), LW (X) @ Fort Madison (Fri)
10.Waverly-Shell Rock (9-4), LW (X) @ 2A #9 New Hampton (Tue)

Class 2A
1. West Fork (15-0), LW #1 @ Riceville (Tue)
2. Western Christian (13-1), LW #2 vs LeMars (Tue)
3. Cascade (14-0), LW #4 vs Edgewood-Colesburg (Tue)
4. Sheldon (14-1), LW #6 @ Rock Valley (Tue)
5. Nodaway Valley (14-1), LW #3 @ Corning (Tue)
6. West Branch (13-1), LW #7 @ West Liberty (Tue)
7. IKM-Manning (15-1), LW #8 vs Whiting (Tue)
8. PCM Monroe (14-1), LW #9 vs Colfax-Mingo (Tue)
9. New Hampton (11-2), LW #10 vs 3A #10 Waverly-Shell Rock (Tue)
10.North Cedar (11-3), LW (X) vs Northeast Goose Lake (Tue)

Class 1A
1. Danville (15-0), LW #1 @ West Burlington (Tue)
2. Storm Lake St. Mary’s (13-0), LW #2 @ LeMars Gehlen (tonight)
3. Boyden-Hull (12-3), LW #3 @ West Lyon (Tue)
4. Lone Tree (15-0), LW #4 @ Winfield-Mount Union (Tue)
5. Harris-Lake Park (13-1), LW #5 vs Hull Trinity (tonight)
6. Dunkerton (14-0), LW #6 vs Tripoli (Tue)
7. Lawton-Bronson (17-0), LW #8 vs Siouxland Christian (tonight)
8. Riverside (Oakland) (13-1), LW #9 @ Tri-Center (Tue)
9. Lamoni (13-1), LW (X) @ Murray (Tue)
10.North Tama (15-1), LW (X) @ Tama Meskwaki (Tue)

Girls Regional Basketball Tournament Assignments Out

BasketballThe brackets are out for the upcoming girl’s regional basketball tournaments. In Class 3A Sheldon will open play in the lower bracket of Region 2 at Spirit Lake against the Indians. Also in the lower bracket it’s Sioux Center at Unity. In the upper bracket it’s Central Springs at Garner Hayfield and Forest City at Osage. First round play begins Saturday February 9th.



In Class 3A Region 1 MOC Floyd Valley will host Sergeant Bluff Luton in a lower bracket opener. Also in the lower bracket its Cherokee at OA-BCIG. Up top its Greene County at East Sac County and Gilbert at South Central Calhoun. First round play begins Saturday February 9th.

E-LC also state ranked and from the Lakes Conference were assigned to Region 3 of Class 3A.

In Class 2A Region 1 defending State Champion Western Christian got a bye into the regional semis. In the upper bracket Emmetsburg will be at Pocahontas with the winner advancing to the semis against North Union. Also in the upper bracket it’s HMS at Sioux Central with the winner at Okoboji in the semis. In the lower bracket Boyden Hull is at Sibley Ocheyedan with the winner at South O’Brien for the semis. West Lyon will be at Rock Valley with the winner at Western for the semis. First round play in Class 2A is set for Saturday February 9th.

In Class 1A Region 1 play in games begin Thursday February 7th. In the upper bracket Remsen St Mary’s is at MMC with the winner in the quarterfinals against West Sioux who got a first round bye. Also in the upper bracket in the first round it’s Laurens Marathon at Storm Lake St Mary’s and West Bend Mallard at Algona Garrigan. In the lower bracket it’s Graettinger Terril Ruthven Ayrshire at Clay Central Everly and Spalding at G-LR. Trinity will be at Harris Lake Park with the winner meeting Central Lyon who got the lower bracket first round bye.


Sports Schedule For Tuesday January 22nd

basketballA full basketball schedule in the Siouxland Conference includes Sheldon at Rock Valley Tuesday night.


Basketball Doubleheaders

Sheldon at Rock Valley
Broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3. Pregame for the girls at 6:05 for a 6:15 opening tip with the boy’s game to follow. We’ll stream from the website at www.kiwaradio.com.



Okoboji at Central Lyon

MOC Floyd Valley at G-LR

Sibley Ocheyedan at Sioux Center

Boyden Hull at West Lyon

West Sioux at South O’Brien

Spalding at Remsen St Mary’s

MMC at Storm Lake St Mary’s

LeMars at Western


Wrestling Double Dual

Central Lyon George Little Rock and MOC Floyd Valley at MMC

Wrestling Quadrangular

HMS and Akron Westfield at Lawton Bronson

Treybal, Letsche And Lutjens Sign Letters of Intent For Northwestern Football

Northwesstern logoJosh Treybal of Spencer, Levi Letsche of Marcus and Jordan Lutjens of Rock Valley have signed letters of intent to continue their football careers at Northwestern College next year. They represent the first recruits of the 2013 season. Treybal will also wrestle for the Red Raiders.

Treybal is a 6’3”, 250-pound running back and linebacker who spent a a red-shirt year at Augustana (S.D.) and played three years for the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn High School football program. Treybal earned first team all-state honors his senior after rushing for 1,259 yards and scoring 18 touchdowns at HMS. He also totaled 67 tackles on defense. Treybal earned third team all-state honors as a sophomore and junior and plans to major in accounting at Northwestern. He is the son of Todd and Barb.

“Josh is an exciting addition to our football program,” commented Northwestern College head football coach Kyle Achterhoff. “We recruited him out of high school and are pleased to have him join us now. Josh will be a big, physical linebacker who can both play the run and rush the passer.”

Letsche is a 6’1”, 280-pound offensive/defensive lineman who played four years for the Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn football team. Letsche earned first team all-state and first team all-district honors after leading his team to a perfect 14-0 record and the eight-man football state championship last fall. He helped pave the way for an offense that scored 103 touchdowns and gained 5,750 yards of total offense, averaging over 7.6 yards per play. On defense, Letsche registered 21 solo and 36 total tackles. Letsche played in the Shrine Bowl and plans to major in math education at Northwestern. He is the son of Kirk and Sheila.

“We are really excited to have Levi join the Red Raider football family,” commented Achterhoff. “He had tremendous success throughout his high school career, including winning the state title his senior year. Levi is an intense competitor who will battle for playing time along our offensive line as a freshman.”

Lutjens earned three letters playing for the Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley football team. The 6’7”, 350-pound offensive lineman led his team to an 11-1 record and a berth in the state quarterfinals. Lutjens helped pave the way for an offense that recorded 4,331 yards of offense, averaged 5.8 yards per play, and scored 46 touchdowns. He plans to major in elementary education with coaching endorsements at Northwestern College. Lutjens is the son of Glenn and Jodi.

“Jordan joins us after a red-shirt season at Iowa Western Community College,” commented Achterhoff. “He brings experience and size to our offensive line group and will get acclimated to our offense this spring as he joins us for the second semester.”