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Conner Shaw is MBT KIOW Prep of the Week for September 2nd, 2015

This week’s MBT KIOW Prep of the Week is a junior at Garner-Hayfield/Ventura High School. Conner Shaw helped the Cardinals to a season opening victory over arch-rival West Hancock Friday night.  Shaw carried the ball 29 times for 283 yards and all 4 touchdowns in a 24-16 win over the Eagles, while also accounting for

Forest City and West Hancock fall, Garner-Hayfield/Ventura and Belmond-Klemme pick up big wins in football opener

SPORTS NEWS AUGUST 31 2015 The Forest City football team opened the 2015 regular season with a tough loss at home to Algona in non-district play 21-14 Friday night. The loss was especially tough as senior Tyler Anderson was injured catching a touchdown pass, and may be lost for the season.  Ben Midtgaard completed 5

Forest City Volleyball wins season opener, area scores

SPORTS NEWS AUGUST 28 2015 The Forest City Volleyball team opened their initial season in the Top of Iowa Conference by sweeping Eagle Grove 25-12, 25-13, 25-10. Emily Koch had 30 assists, Josilin Dillavou had 10 kills and 9 digs, Hannah Anderson added 8 kills, and Hannah Vaughan had 6 kills and 4 blocks.  Other

Newman Knights win 1A baseball title, Clear Lake Lions win 2A for 2nd time in 3 years

SPORTS NEWS AUGUST 3 2015 For the 2nd time in 3 years, the Newman Catholic Knights and Clear Lake Lions picked up state baseball titles.  Both did it in convincing fashion, winning by the 10 run rule.  Newman’s Joey Verstegen tossed a no-hitter, striking out 7, while the Knights exploded for 10 runs in the

Lions win on Hogan Walkoff Slam, Again! Knights also advance in baseball, State softball results

SPORTS NEWS JULY 22 2015 For the 2nd time in two games, the Clear Lake Lions came into the bottom of the 7th trailing by a run. For the 2nd time in two games, Jake Hogan gave the Lions a walkoff victory, once again on a Grand Slam, as Clear Lake defeated conference rival Fort

West Hancock, Belmond-Klemme baseball teams fall in district play

SPORTS NEWS JULY 17 2015 The West Hancock baseball team closed out their season with a 10-0 loss to Newman Catholic Thursday night.  Kaden Wadle tossed a no-hitter for the Knights, striking out 9, and walking just one.  West Hancock ends their season at 5-20. Newman Catholic is now 34-4.   The Belmond-Klemme baseball team

Forest City, West Hancock, Belmond-Klemme baseball teams advance

SPORTS NEWS JULY 15 2015 The Forest City baseball team came from behind to defeat Lake Mills 6-5 in a 2A district semifinal Tuesday night.  Colton Shipman came on in relief of Dan Happel in the 2nd inning, and shut down the Bulldog offense that had scored 5 runs. Tyler Prescott homered, Jordan True tripled,

North Union, Central Springs on to State Softball, Baseball districts heat up tonight

SPORTS NEWS JULY 14 2015 The North Union softball team punched their ticket to state Monday night, defeating Sioux Central 10-3 in a regional final in Milford.  Freshman Kate Anderson had a 2 run homer, while Sarah Rolling had 2 hits and 3 RBI, and Autumn Boland had 2 hits and 2 RBI. Peyton Oleson

Forest City, North Iowa, Belmond-Klemme softball in regional semifinal action tonight

SPORTS NEWS JULY 10 2015 The Forest City softball team takes on Algona High School in a Class 3A regional semifinal tonight in Garner. Join Orin Harris for the live play by play, with pregame at 6:50 and first pitch at 7 PM.  Forest City Indian softball tonight on KIOW and KIOW.com.  After Forest City,

Forest City, North Iowa, Belmond-Klemme advance in softball playoffs

SPORTS NEWS JULY 9 2015 The Forest City softball team upset Estherville-Lincoln Central 3-2 Wednesday night in Estherville. Forest City scored twice in the first and got the winning run in on an overthrow in the 6th inning. Autumn Busta limited the Midgets to just 4 hits, and the Indians advance to take on Algona

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