– AM-1300 KGLO — Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland — 7:10 first pitch, 6:30 pre-game
– AM-1300 KGLO, kgloam.com — 1A baseball state championship game — Newman vs. Don Bosco — pre-game 10:10, first pitch 10:30
– AM-1300 KGLO — Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland — 6:10 first pitch, 5:30 pre-game
AM-1300 KGLO — Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland — 1:10 first pitch, 12:30 pre-game
DES MOINES — Nash Holmgaard’s RBI single in the top of the ninth inning broke a scoreless tie as sixth-ranked Newman edged second-ranked Remsen St. Mary’s 2-0 in a 1A semifinal Thursday afternoon that you heard on AM-1300 KGLO and kgloam.com.
Newman managed only three hits over Remsen St Mary’s starter Blaine Harpenau, who ran out of pitches with one out in the eighth inning. Knights coach Alex Bohl.
Newman starter Sam Kratz did his part. He only allowed four hits in seven and a third innings of work.
The loss was the first of the season for St. Mary’s which closes the season with a record of 20-1. Newman improves to 19-5 and will face Don Bosco in the 1A championship game on Saturday morning at 10:30. You can hear the game on AM-1300 KGLO and kgloam.com starting at around 10:10. Don Bosco won Thursday’s other 1A semifinal, beating Kingsley-Pierson 9-1.
=== 2A semifinals Thursday
Des Moines Christian 4, North Linn 2
Van Meter 3, West Lyon 1
=== 3A semifinals today
10:30 — Dallas Center-Grimes vs. Gilbert
1:30 — Marion vs. Norwalk
=== 4A semifinals today
4:30 — Ankeny vs. Dubuque Hempstead
7:30 — Johnston vs. Urbandale
FORT DODGE — Two champions have been crowned at the state softball tournament in Fort Dodge while three other title games are slated for later today:
== Class 5A Thursday
Championship — Cedar Rapids Kennedy 5, Fort Dodge 1
3rd Place — Ankeny Centennial 10, Muscatine 0
== Class 4A Thursday
Championship — Winterset 4, Carlisle 3 (11 innings)
3rd Place — Dallas Center-Grimes 8, North Scott 4
== Class 3A today
Championship at 2:30 — Albia vs. Williamsburg
3rd Place at 1:00 — Mount Vernon vs. Davenport Assumption
== Class 2A today
Championship at 5:00 — North Linn vs. Ogden
3rd Place at 3:30 — Northeast (Goose Lake) vs. Louisa-Muscatine
== Class 1A today
Championship at 7:30 — Collins-Maxwell vs. Clarksville
3rd Place at 6:00 — Lynnville-Sully vs. Lisbon
IOWA CITY — A report from a Kansas City law firm says the foundation of discipline in the Iowa football program allowed some coaches the bully and demean athletes and many black players felt targeted. Forty-five current and 29 former players were interviewed following allegations of racial bias in the program. Athletic director Gary Barta says the “Iowa way” became viewed by many players as the “white way”.
Iowa parted ways with long-time strength coach Chris Doyle last month. Barta remains confident in the ability of Kirk Ferentz to lead the program forward and there will be no other personnel changes.
The report says the program adhered to a philosophy that mandated conformity and discouraged individualism. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz.
Ferentz says he has learned over the past month that the Iowa program was not as healthy as he thought it was.
Ferentz says while they are implementing changes to make the program more inclusive it will still be based on discipline and toughness.
You can see video of Thursday’s news conference below
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland’s Shane Bieber has tied the major league record for strikeouts in a pitcher’s first two starts of the season. Bieber punched out 13 Minnesota Twins over eight innings and the Indians won 2-0. Bieber fanned 14 over six scoreless innings on Friday against Kansas City. His 27 strikeouts in the two games matched the record set by Karl Spooner of the Brooklyn Dodgers in September 1954. Facing a Twins team that came in with the second-best run differential in baseball, Bieber allowed three singles in his eight innings. Francisco Lindor supplied all the offense Cleveland needed with a two-run homer in the third inning off Jose Berríos.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have placed linebacker Anthony Barr on the reserve list for COVID-19. Barr is the eighth player they’ve designated since training camp began. The reserve list was created by the NFL for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. Clubs are not permitted to disclose whether player is in quarantine or is positive for COVID-19.