Sports, October 27th

High School Football

#10 WACO will face off against #7 Don Bosco in a road matchup tonight with kickoff at 7 pm. KILJ 105.5 FM,, will have the call with the pregame show at 6:45 pm. 

#1 Winfield-Mt. Union will have another home matchup with Moravia making the trip at 7 pm. KILJ 98.5 FM, AM 1130, and will have the call. 

Both Winfield-Mt. Union and WACO were set up in Pod A.

#10 Mediapolis will take on Camanche tonight at home with kickoff scheduled for 7 pm. Jesup and #4 Monticello is the other matchup in Pod D.

In Class 3A, Fort Madison and Assumption were placed in Pod B with the Bloodhounds traveling to take on Solon and the Knights colliding with West Delaware.

Mt. Vernon was placed in Pod C as the Mustangs will host Independence. Williamsburg will take on Humboldt at home. 

High School Volleyball

Holy Trinity Catholic grabbed the #3 seed and will take on #6 Don Bosco for the first round of the state tournament on October 31st at 8:25 pm. KILJ 105.5 FM,, will have the call with the pregame show at 8:05 pm. Head Coach Melissa Freesmeier discussed what this team will hang its hat on in Coralville. 

The other matchups for Class 1A include: #1 Ankeny Christian facing off against #8 Newell-Fonda, #4 BCLUW competing against #5 Saint Ansgar, and #2 Boyden-Hull taking on #7 St. Albert. 

Cross Country

The state meet will be run at Fort Dodge with Class 1A and 4A running today and Class 2A and 3A competing tomorrow, October 28th. 

For the boys, Danville will be competing as a team with Carter Fesler, Noah Horn, Nick Powell, Jackson Shacklett, Isaac Shinn, Yaley Trevor, and Talan Whaley all running. Lincoln Bainbridge of Van Buren County and Kohlby Newsom of Winfield-Mt. Union will run as individuals. 

 For the girls, Alaina Gourley will be running as an individual for Danville. 

College Football

Iowa will enjoy their bye week.

Iowa State University will be back in action this week against Baylor tomorrow, October 28th. 

For the Cyclone broadcast, tune in to KILJ 98.5 FM and AM 1130. 

This Day in Sports History

1995 – The contract is signed to finalize the Cleveland Browns’ move to Baltimore. 

2004 – World Series: Boston beats St. Louis, 3-0, in Game 4 at Busch Stadium to sweep the Cardinals and win the Red Sox their first title since 1918; MVP: Boston outfielder Manny Ramirez.

2021 – Cleveland Guardians men’s roller derby team files a lawsuit seeking to block the MLB Cleveland’s name change.