Thursday September 9th Local Sports
AM-1300 KGLO — Minnesota Twins at Cleveland — pre-game 4:30, first pitch 5:10
CLEVELAND (AP) — Joe Ryan carried a perfect game into the seventh inning of his second big league appearance, helping the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 3-0. Ryan retired the first 19 batters before Amed Rosario lined a single through the left side of the infield with one out in the seventh. Caleb Thielbar worked a perfect eighth and Tyler Duffey finished the one-hitter for his third save. Rosario was the only baserunner for Cleveland, which has been no-hit twice and held without a hit in a seven-inning game this season.
IOWA CITY — Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras says the Hawkeye offense must find a way to solve an Iowa State defense that he calls unique. Petras says it was a similar challenge against an Indiana defense that features a variety of looks.
Petras on the different looks from ISU.
Petras says the Cyclones are very good in the secondary.
Emotions will run high on Saturday when 9th-ranked Iowa State hosts #10 Iowa. Because of COVID the teams have not played since an 18-17 Hawkeye victory in Ames back in 2019. ISU linebacker Mike Rose.
Iowa has won the last five games in the series and Rose calls this an opportunity for the Cyclones.
Iowa State’s last win in the series was a 17-14 victory in Iowa City back in 2014.
Kickoff on Saturday is scheduled for 3:30, with the pre-game show starting at 1:30 on AM-1300 KGLO.
CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa coach Mark Farley says this is no time for a letdown for his team. After a near miss in a 16-10 loss at Iowa State the Panthers head to the west coast to play Sacramento State.
Farley says the Hornets will be a challenge for the Panther defense.
Farley was pleased with how his team played in the opener.
Kickoff on Saturday is scheduled for 8 o’clock Iowa time.
WATERLOO — The NIACC volleyball team was swept by 9th-ranked Hawkeye Community College on Wednesday night in an Iowa Community College Athletic Conference match. Hawkeye won 25-16, 25-16, 25-19. Grace Tobin had nine kills and 12 digs, while Samantha Coron had nine assists, nine digs and three kills to lead NIACC. The Trojans drop to 3-8 overall and 0-2 in the conference and will play at the Rochester Community and Technical College tournament on Friday and Saturday