Prep Football: State Title Matchups Set:
Seven state titles will be on the line later this week when the Iowa High School Football season meets it’s crescendo at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls.
All classes played their semifinals last week.
Here are the matchups, starting in 8-Player:
- CAM vs. Easton Valley — 8-Player
- West Hancock vs. Grundy Center — Class A
- Van Meter vs. West Sioux — Class 1A
- Southeast Valley vs. West Lyon — Class 2A
- Boyden Hull/Rock Valley vs. Harlan — Class 3A
- Lewis Central vs. Cedar Rapids Xavier — Class 4A
- Ankeny vs. Southeast Polk — Class 5A
All finals will be played at the UNI Dome and can be streamed online at the Iowa High School Athletic Association’s website.
Women’s College Soccer: Wesleyan Ousted in Conference Semis:
The Iowa Wesleyan women’s college soccer team made a run, but the Georgia Gwinnett Grizzlies were too overpowering, muscling their way to a 6-0 defeat of the Tigers in the semifinals of the Continental Athletic Conference tournament.
The Grizzlies scored three times in the first half and tacked on three more in the second as insurance.
Cheleena Squibb made nine saves for the Tigers between the pipes.
Giovanna Pedrassani had the lone shot on goal for Wesleyan, who closes their season 5-11-1.
This year’s group was the first team to earn a spot in the conference tournament since the institution’s return to the NAIA.
Men’s College Basketball: Wesleyan Prevails in Road Win:
Joey Brown tallied 21 points and five rebounds as Iowa Wesleyan found the win column for the second time this season, defeating Hannibal-LaGrange 78-67, Saturday.
Wesleyan outscored the Trojans 48-33 in the second half to come from behind for the victory.
Tiger freshman Dylan Hurley stuffed the stat sheet with 13 points, four boards and a steal, while Jaylen Washington finished with 11 points.
The Tigers, now 2-5, will be back in action tomorrow night when they take on Western Illinois in Macomb.
You can listen to that matchup on FM 105.5 and kilj.com.
Other regional basketball finals from Sunday:
- Drake 99, South Dakota 50
- UNI 95, Dubuque 58
College Football: Iowa Moves Up in Latest Rankings:
The Iowa football team has moved up to No. 14 in the latest coaches’ poll, while they bumped up one spot in the AP Top 25.
Georgia, Alabama, Cincinnati and Oregon are the top four in the latest Associated Press rankings.
Pollsters have Ohio State fifth, while Michigan State, Michigan and Oklahoma State go 7, 8 and 9.
Wisconsin moved up one spot to No. 19 following their 35-7 win over Northwestern. .
Penn State and Purdue are receiving votes.
Iowa will host Illinois this weekend at Kinnick Stadium.
Kick is set for 1:00 p.m.