Results in for NCC KIWA Thunder Road Race

thunder road race winners

The Northwest Iowa Community College Foundation along with the KIWA Radio Stations are proud to announce the results of the second Annual Thunder Road Race. Over one hundred and twenty six people participated in the event with over three thousand dollars raised for student scholarships.






5K Results

Overall Male – 5K
Cory Logsdon Omaha, NE

Overall Female – 5K
Sharon Tjepkes, Sibley, IA

Men’s 13 & Under
Brett Schouten, Sioux Center, IA
Andrew Schouten Sioux Center, IA
Micah Onken Ellsworth, MN

Women’s 13 & Under
Lauren Jurrens, George, IA
Lilly Henry, Rock Rapids, IA
Alexis Landis, George, IA

Men’s 14-19
Dawson Jacobsma, Sheldon, IA

Women’s 14-19
Brittney Lode, Spencer, IA

Men’s 20-29
Mario Salcedo, Sioux Center, IA
Brice Meendering, Sheldon, IA

Women’s 20-29
Rebecca Phillipsen, Fort Dodge, IA
Bridget Eich, Sheldon, IA
Kelsey Huskamp, Sioux Rapids, IA

Men’s 30-39
Nicholas Huff, Sheldon, IA
Lance Kille, Rock Rapids, IA
Aaron Wiekamp, Sanborn, IA

Women’s 30-39
Miranda Rasmussen, Webb, IA
Cindy Witt, Rock Rapids, IA
Rebecca Johnson, Webb, IA

Men’s 40-49
Steve Drenkow, Sheldon, IA
Brian Sayler, Sibley, IA
Anthony Bart, Sheldon, IA

Women’s 40-49

Kristin Kleinwolterink, Sheldon, IA
Deena Grause, Waterberry, NE
Shelia Lode, Sheldon, IA

Men’s 50-59
Bernardo Gonzalez, Boyden, IA
Mark Bohnet, Sanborn, IA
Daniel Devries, Sioux Center, IA

Women’s 50-59
Cheri Bosman, Sheldon, IA
Nancy Van Holland, Sioux Center, IA
Denise Bohnet, Sanborn, IA

Men’s 60-69
Jim Streufert, Sutherland, IA
Arlin Kreykes, Sheldon, IA

Women’s 60-69
Debbie Woelber, Hull, IA
Judie Smidstra, Rock Rapids, IA


10K Results
Overall Male – 10K
David Bohlken, Omaha, NE

Overall Women – 10K
Sheila Weaver, Sutherland, IA

Men’s 13 & Under
Tanner Dykstra, Sibley, IA

Men’s 14-19
Garrett Sayler, Sibley, IA

Men’s 20-29
Tanner Russ, Sioux Center, IA
Tyler Phillpsen, Fort Dodge, IA

Women’s 20-29
Deidre Mowry, Rock Rapids, IA

Men’s 30-39
Michael Huygens, Rock Rapids, IA

Women’s 30-39
Tonya Oolman, Sutherland, IA
Jenny Johnson, Sutherland, IA
Meg George, Sheldon, IA

Women’s 40-49
Lisa Van Maanen, Hull, IA
Tami Murray, rock Rapids, IA
Heidi Sayler, Sibley, IA

Men’s 50-59
Lowell Appleton, Sanborn, IA
Gary Gould, Milford, IA
Tom Snyder, Sanborn, IA

Women’s 50-59
Lori Stoll

Men’s 60-69
Larry Jerge, Spirit Lake, IA

Men’s 70-79
Sam Wiertzema, Boyden, IA
For a complete listing of the race results go to

Costume Contest Winners:
Best overall – Duck Dynasty: Brittney and Kerrie Lode, Spencer, Iowa
Best group – Things 1, 2, 3, and 4: Ryan, Jackie, Chris, and Caitlyn Freese, Sheldon, Iowa
Most creative- Big Bird and Cookie Monster: Pam Schweback, Matlock, Iowa and Barbara Besaw, Sheldon, Iowa
Most realistic – Where’s Waldo?: Dee and Arlin Kreykes, Sheldon, Iowa
Kids’ choice- Dinosaur: Wyatt Giese, Sheldon, Iowa

NCC and KIWA are already making plans for next year’s Thunder Road Race. Details will be announced on NCC’s website when they become available.

Nighthawks Advance Against The Cardinals

Boyden Hull Rock Valley Nighthawks advanced in the class 2A playoffs by beating the Garner Hayfield Ventura Cardinals 34-13 in the round one contest at Hulst field in Rock Valley.

The Nighthawks opened up a 13-0 lead in the first half despite losing the time of possession battle dramatically.  The Nighthawks scored first on an 80 yard touchdown run by Jerod Hansen.  The one play drive gave the Nighthawks a 6-0 lead with 1:27 left in the first quarter.

The Nighthawks than added 7 more points when Omar Mejia scored the first of his two touchdowns on the night with a 58 yard touchdown run.  The run finished off a 90 yard drive in just 1:23.  The Nighthawks led 13-0 at the half.

Garner Hayfield Ventura took the second half kickoff and committed the games first turnover when Braden Meints fumbled the first play from scrimmage on the Cardinals own 22 yard line.  Omar Mejia for the Nighthawks scored on the next play when he ran the ball in from 22 yards out.  The Nighthawks led 20-0 with 11:47 left in the 3rd quarter.

The Cardinals got on the board on the next possession. Garner Hayfield Ventura drove the ball 79 yards in 8:03.  Braden Meints scored on a 5 yard run to finish off the drive and the Nighthawks lead was 20-7 with 3:38 left in the third quarter.

The 13 point lead was shortlived as the Nighthawks answered on the next possession, driving the ball 92 yards in 2:10.  Andrew Van Ginkel scored on that drive with a 56 yard touchdown run, Van Ginkel’s run extended the Nighthawks lead 27-7 with 1:21.  Andrew Van Ginkel added another score in the middle of the fourth quarter, this time throwing a 30 yard touchdown pass to Jerod Hansen.  The throw finished off a 68 yard drive in 2:33 for the Nighthawks.

With the score 34-7 Garner Hayfield Ventura scored late in the 4th when Spencer Shaw punched the ball in with a 1 yard quarterback sneak.  His run capped a 68 yard drive in 5:56.  The Nighthawks finished with the 34-13 victory.

The Cardinals ended the season with an overall record of 7-3, 4-2 in the district.  The Nighthawks improve to 9-1, 5-1 in the district.  Boyden Hull Rock Valley will face the Spirit Lake Indians in Spirit Lake Monday at 7PM.

Class 1A & 2A Regional Volleyball Quarterfinal Round Results From Tuesday

volleyballRegional volleyball tournaments moved into the quarterfinal round play Tuesday in Class 1A and 2A. At Rock Rapids fourth ranked Central Lyon swept George-Little Rock 3-0, in a match heard on KIWA-FM 105.3.  The set scores were 25-15, 25-7 and 25-11.

Stat leaders for the Lions included Claire Snyder who went 19-of 19 serving and Sarah Halse who was 17-of-19. Angel Rasmussen had 25 digs while Ivy Sieperda had 16 assists. Ashley Vande Stouwe was the kills leader with 13. Sydney Petersen had 2 blocks.

George Little Rock was led by Teyah Graham with 10 kills she tied Jessica Sandbulte with 9 digs and went 9-of-10 serving. Kaley Ahrends was the assists leader with 17. Danielle Eben and Emily Hansmann had 2 blocks each.


Here are all the results from around the area………………………..



Class 1A Region Volleyball Quarterfinals:

Region 1 Upper Bracket

Harris-Lake Park 3, Clay Central-Everly 0

Newell Fonda 3, Storm Lake St. Mary’s 1

Winners meet in semifinals Friday at Lake Park

Lower Bracket

Marcus Meriden Cleghorn 3, Akron Westfield 2

Central Lyon 3, George-Little Rock 0

Winners meet in semifinals Friday at Central Lyon

Class 2A Region 1 Upper Bracket Quarterfinals

North Union 3, Okoboji 0

Lake Mills 3, St. Ansgar 1

Winners meet in semifinals Friday at Lake Mills

Lower Bracket

Boyden Hull 3, Rock Valley 0

Western Christian 3, West Lyon 0

Winners meet in semifinals Friday at Western Chrisitian

Region 2 Lower Brackets Quarterfinals

Hinton 3, South O’Brien 0

Lawton Bronson 3, West Monona 0

Winners meet in semifinals Friday at Hinton

Sports Scores From Wednesday October 30th

footballIt was opening night for high school football playoffs in all classes of Iowa Football Wednesday night. In a game broadcast on KIWA FM 105.3 Boyden Hull Rock Valley defeated Garner Hayfield Ventura 34-13 at Hulst Field in Rock Valley. The Nighthawks travel to Spirit Lake on Monday for the second round.







Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 34, Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 13
Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 12, South Central Calhoun 7
Sioux Center 18, Forest City 7
Spirit Lake 55, MOC-Floyd Valley 0


Manson Northwest Webster 40, Emmetsburg 6
Ridge View 32, Western Christian, Hull 27
South O’Brien, Paullina 28, Sioux Central, Sioux Rapids 0
St. Edmond, Fort Dodge 49, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 7


Bishop Garrigan, Algona 48, West Sioux, Hawarden 21
Hinton 45, Prairie Valley, Gowrie 18
Lawton-Bronson 7, AGWSR, Ackley 0
West Lyon, Inwood 35, Newman Catholic, Mason City 12


8 Player:

Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire 28, River Valley, Correctionville 24
Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 64, Northeast Hamilton, Blairsburg 40
Newell-Fonda 55, St. Mary’s, Remsen 8
West Bend-Mallard 52, Remsen-Union 14



Bishop Heelan Catholic, Sioux City 45, Creston 7
Carroll 27, ADM, Adel 7
Harlan 20, LeMars 14
Spencer 35, Lewis Central 25





Class 3A Volleyball Tournament Results From Monday Night

volleyballMonday was opening night for Class 3A regional volleyball across the state. In Region 1 Sheldon played host to Estherville-Lincoln Central in the quarterfinal round, ending the Midgets season in 3 straight sets.  The set scores were 25-13, 25-7 and 25-12. With the win Sheldon improves to 32-4 on the year while the Midgets close the year at 7-19.

Stat leaders for the Orabs included Jessica Van Beek with 14 kills and Marti Vogel with 13. Vogel went 18-of-18 serving and had 15 digs. Emily Johnson was 17-of-18 with a team high 29 digs. Sami Kleinwolterink had a team high 31 assist and 2 blocks.   Sheldon will meet Unity in a Thursday semi final after the Knights posted a 3-0 straight set win over Spirit Lake in the quarterfinals.


Here’s a look at all the action from Monday night:


Class 3A Region Quarterfinal Volleyball:

Region 1 Upper Bracket

Unity 3, Spirit Lake 0

Sheldon 3, E-LC 0

Thursday 10/31 – 7 pm – Unity at Sheldon in Semi-Final


Lower Bracket

Forest City 3, Central Springs 0

Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 3, Clear Lake 0

Thursday 10/31 – 7 pm – Forest City at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura in Semi-Final


Class 3A Region 2 Upper Bracket

Humboldt 3, Cherokee 0

Algona 3, Hampton-Dumont 0

Thursday 10/31 — 7 pm – Humboldt at Algona in Semi-Final


Lower Bracket

Sergeant Bluff-Luton 3, Sioux Center 0

MOC-Floyd Valley 3, OA-BCIG 0

Thursday 10/31 — 7 pm – Sergeant Bluff-Luton at MOC-Floyd Valley in Semi-Final

Brackets Set For Iowa Football Playoffs

footballThe brackets are set for the Iowa football playoffs with the top four teams in all districts of all classes earning spots in the first round.

First round games will be played Wednesday October 30th with the top two seeds in each district earning first round home games. On our broadcast schedule we’ll bring you Garner Hayfield Ventura at Boyden Hull Rock Valley in a first round 2A clash.

Joe and Jon bring you the action from Rock Valley on KIWA FM 105.3. Pregame begins with the Radio Iowa Scouting Report with kick off set for 7pm.



For a link to the brackets for all classes click on the link below