High School Football
For 8-player, #1 Winfield-Mt. Union will take on Bishop Garrigan on Wednesday, November 8th, at 10 am. KILJ 105.5 FM, kilj.com, will have the call with the pregame show at 9:45 am.
Gladbrook-Reinbeck will face off against Bedford on Wednesday at 1 pm.
In Class A, Madrid will take on West Hancock on Thursday, November 9th, at 10 am followed by East Buchanan and Woodbury Central.
The Class 1A semifinals will take place on Friday, November 10th, with Columbus Catholic facing off against Grundy Center at 10 am and MFL MarMac competing against Underwood at 1 pm.
The Class 2A semifinals will be on Saturday, November 11th, with Monticello taking on Van Meter at 10 am and Spirit Lake clashing with Central Lyon/George-Little Rock at 1 pm.
Class 3A will also play on Saturday with Bishop Heelan taking on Creston at 4 pm and Williamsburg getting a rematch against Solon.
At 4 pm on Thursday, North Polk will take on Lewis Central with Bondurant-Farrar and Western Dubuque playing at 7 pm.
Class 5A will round out the day on Friday with Valley taking on Southeast Polk at 4 pm and Ankeny Centennial battling with Ankeny at 7 pm.
High School Basketball
The Mt. Pleasant girls team will host a jamboree on November 13th with four games on the slate with each game given a 45 minute time limit.
Lone Tree and Burlington will start off the night with the first game at 6 pm. Mediapolis and Keokuk will follow at 6:45 pm. Winfield-Mt. Union will take on Fairfield at 7:30 pm. Lastly, Mt. Pleasant and WACO will face off at 8:15 pm.
Iowa State University’s comeback attempt came up just short against #22 Kansas as the Cyclones fell 28-21. Eli Sanders rushed for 57 yards and a touchdown in the losing effort. Iowa State University will face off against BYU this Saturday, November 11th, at 9:15 pm. This is the first meeting between the two teams since 1974.
Special teams and defense paved the way for Iowa last weekend with a 10 to 7 win over Northwestern improving the Hawkeyes’ record to 7-2. Anterio Thompson blocked a punt in the third quarter, which led to a Deacon Hill touchdown. Drew Stevens hit the walk-off 52-yard field goal with 14 seconds remaining in the game to seal the win. Iowa will host Rutgers on Saturday at 11 am.
For the Hawkeye broadcast, tune in to KILJ 105.5 FM. For the Cyclone broadcast, tune in to KILJ 98.5 FM and AM 1130.
Iowa State University is taking on Green Bay tonight at 7 pm. Tune in to KILJ 98.5 FM and AM 1130 tonight for the call.
This Day in Sports History
1869 – The first US college football game, players used their hands or feet, as Rutgers defeated Princeton 6-4.
1974 – Los Angeles Dodger Mike Marshall is the first relief pitcher to win the Cy Young Award.
1995 – Art Modell officially announces the Cleveland Browns are moving to Baltimore, Maryland.