Sports, November 8th

High School Football

For 8-player, Winfield-Mt. Union will take on Bishop Garrigan today at 10 am. KILJ 105.5 FM,, will have the call with the pregame show at 9:45 am. Despite Bishop Garrigan coming into the contest as the perceived underdog, Head Coach Scott McCarty knows his team is not relying on their ranking.

Gladbrook-Reinbeck will face off against Bedford today at 1 pm.

In Class A, Madrid will take on West Hancock tomorrow, 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 tomorrow, 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.

College Football

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.

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.

College Basketball

The Iowa State men’s team will face off against Lindenwood tomorrow, November 9th, at 7 pm. KILJ 98.5 FM and AM 1130 will have the call.

The Iowas State women’s team will take on Drake on November 12th at 2 pm.

The 3rd ranked Iowa women’s team will compete in a top 10 matchup against #8 Virginia Tech tomorrow at 7 pm.

The Iowa men’s team demolished North Dakota 110-68 last night with Payton Sandfort leading the way with 21 points. The Hawkeyes will take on Alabama State on Friday, November 10th, at 7 pm.

This Day in Sports History

1966 – Frank Robinson, Baltimore Orioles outfielder, is selected as the AL MVP. He is the only player to win a Most Valuable Player award in both the National and American Leagues

1970 – Tom Dempsey of the New Orleans Saints kicks a then-NFL record 63 yard field goal. The record stood for 43 years.

1991 – Paul Coffey sets NHL defenseman scoring mark with 311th goal. Finishing his career with 396 goals, which ranks second in the history of the NHL.