Friday May 26th Local Sports


AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB, — Clear Lake softball at St. Edmond — Pritchard’s Pre-Game 7:20, first pitch 7:30

AM-1300 KGLO — Minnesota Twins vs. Toronto — pre-game 6:30, first pitch 7:10


AM-1300 KGLO — Minnesota Twins vs. Toronto — pre-game 12:30, first pitch 1:10


AM-1300 KGLO — Minnesota Twins vs. Toronto — Inside Twins 12:00, pre-game 12:30, first pitch 1:10




CEDAR FALLS — Clear Lake sits in second place after the first day of the Class 3A girls state golf tournament at the Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls. Gilbert is the leader after day one with a 332, with the Lions sitting seven shots back with a 339. Dubuque Wahlert and Washington are tied for third two shots behind Clear Lake, with Xavier of Cedar Rapids in the hunt in fifth place with a first-day 344. Clear Lake’s Rebecca DeLong is in second place after a 1-over 73. She sits three shots back of the leader Eden Lohrbach of Gilbert. Also for the Lions: Meghan DeLong is tied for 14th after an 84, Macey Holck is 19th after an 86, while Meagan Paine had a 96, Annika Nelson a 101, and Lily James a 116.


MARSHALLTOWN — Garner-Hayfield-Ventura’s Audrey Overgaard is in a tie for eighth place after the first day of the Class 2A girls state golf tournament at the American Legion Golf Course in Marshalltown. Overgaard had a 17-over-par 88 and sits 13 shots behind the leader Chloe Bolte of Sumner-Fredericksburg. Overgaard’s teammate Sydney Helgeson had a 97 on the first day. Roland-Story leads the 2A team race with a 358, Sumner-Fredericksburg is five shots back in second place.


BOONE — At the Class 1A girls state tournament at the Cedar Pointe Golf Course in Boone, Nashua-Plainfield is in seventh place in the team race. The Huskies had a first-day score of 405. Grundy Center is the team leader with a 351, with New London in second place 13 shots back. Regan Mulder of North Butler is in third place after the first day after shooting an 85. Mulder is seven shots back of first-day leader Taylor Phillips of New London. Paige Franzen of Nashua-Plainfield is in a tie for fifth with an 87. Newman’s Aubree Sellers is in 42nd place after the first day after shooting a 104.



JOHNSTON — 14th-ranked Mason City High dropped their Class 3A Region 3 regional championship girls soccer game on Thursday to 3rd-ranked Johnston 1-0. The Dragons scored the lone goal of the contest with 5:55 to go. Mason City finishes the season with a record of 16-3.




OMAHA — The Iowa baseball team is two wins away from the Big Ten Tournament title. Sam Peterson’s three run homer in the top of the ninth capped a 9-4 victory over Indiana on Thursday afternoon, a game Iowa trailed 4-1 in the seventh inning. Kyle Huckstorf’s bases-loaded double capped a four run seventh and gave Iowa a 5-4 lead.

That was Huckstorf on the postgame show on the Big Ten Network. Iowa survived a shaky start from starting pitcher Brody Brecht as the Hoosiers scored two runs in the first and added another in the second inning.

The Hawkeyes are 41-13 and return to action Saturday morning against the winner of Friday’s game between Michigan and Indiana. They need one victory on Saturday to advance to Sunday’s title game.




MARSHALLTOWN — The Mason City High baseball team picked up a doubleheader sweep on the road to start Iowa Alliance Conference North Division play last night. The Riverhawks beat Marshalltown 15-3 and 11-0. James Fingalsen and Lincoln Berding were the winning pitchers. Fingalsen had a home run and a triple. Kaden Tyler had a triple and two doubles, while Nolan Stiles was 4-for-4 with six runs batted in in the opening game. Mason City improves to 7-0 and 2-0 in the conference and will host Decorah tonight in a non-conference contest.



ALGONA — Newman needed a four-run top of the seventh to beat Algona on the road 10-7 last night in non-conference baseball. The Knights are now 9-1 on the season and will wrap up their week traveling to Nashua-Plainfield in Top of Iowa Conference East Division play this evening



— high school baseball last night
North Butler 5, South Hardin 2
Riceville 14, Rockford 11
Iowa Falls-Alden 11, West Fork 6
GHV 18, North Iowa 0
Charles City 4, New Hampton 3; New Hampton 5, Charles City 1



— high school softball last night
Marshalltown 14-8, Mason City 7-7
Newman 12, Forest City 2 (5)
Central Springs 14, Lake Mills 1
West Fork 2, Iowa Falls-Alden 1
Riceville 18, Rockford 4
Osage 17, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 5




DES MOINES — With the COVID pandemic in the rear view mirror college basketball teams are starting to schedule trips overseas in the summer once again. Maury Hanks is president of Global Sports Management and helps teams with overseas travels. He says they are returning to pre-pandemic levels.

Hanks says financial considerations will determine the destination for a trip. He has put together a summer trip for the Drake men’s basketball team to Spain.

Hanks says the NCAA allows a foreign trip once every four years.

Canada and the Bahamas are also popular destinations for summer trips.