Friday June 14th Local Sports

first_imgOAKLAND — Iowa-native Nick Nurse is an NBA champion. The Carroll native led the Toronto Raptors to a 114-110 win over Golden State in game six of the NBA Finals. It was last summer Nurse was named head coach for a team known more for coming up short in the playoffs.It has been a long road for Nurse who began coaching in the pros in England and he also made two different stops in the G-League.The Raptors won the series by winning three straight games in Oakland.Nurse played college basketball at the University of Northern Iowa NEWTON — Sunday afternoon’s NASCAR Xfinity series race will highlight the opening weekend of the season at the Iowa Speedway. It begins Saturday night with a NASCAR truck race and Iowa Speedway President David Hyatt says they will have the attention of the racing community.Hyatt says the track will also host a concert after Saturday night’s truck race.Tyler Reddick currently leads the Xfinity series standings after posting his third win of the season at Michigan. Des Moines native Michael Annett is ninth. He posted his first career victory in the season opener at Daytona. Class 5ASchool Record LW1 Waukee 15-1 12 West Des Moines Valley 16-2 23 Fort Dodge 12-3 34 Cedar Rapids Kennedy 11-1 55 Iowa City High 12-2 36 Ottumwa 12-2 77 Indianola 13-4 88 Johnston 11-6 119 Pleasant Valley 13-7 610 Dubuque Hempstead 13-4 911 Muscatine 13-4 1212 Southeast Polk 12-5 1513 Cedar Rapids Jefferson 10-7 1014 Cedar Rapids Prairie 12-5 1315 Ankeny Centennial 10-5 NRDropped Out: Des Moines Hoover (14) — high school baseball last nightLake Mills 15, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 0West Fork 8, AGWSR 1 Class 4ASchool Record LW1 ADM 14-1 12 Carlisle 16-1 23 Charles City 17-0 34 Dallas Center-Grimes 11-6 45 Independence 16-7 86 North Scott 12-5 77 West Delaware 14-6 98 Sergeant Bluff-Luton 12-2 119 Ballard 14-5 1210 Cedar Rapids Xavier 12-6 1311 Norwalk 9-4 1412 Central DeWitt 15-4 1513 Oskaloosa 9-5 514 Harlan 13-3 NR15 Mount Pleasant 10-4 NRDropped Out: Denison-Schleswig (6), Marion (10) — high school softball last nightAlgona 5, Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 3Central Springs 12, Hampton-Dumont 0Humboldt 15, Forest City 0Iowa Falls-Alden 3, Saint Ansgar 2 (9)West Fork 13, Gladbrook-Reinbeck 1 2019 FOURTH Iowa Girls High School Softball RankingsCompiled by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic UnionFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Thursday, June 13, 2019Class 1ASchool Record LW1 Collins-Maxwell 8-0 12 Lisbon 12-3 23 Clarksville 12-0 34 Newell-Fonda 17-3 45 BCLUW 13-6 56 AGWSR 11-3 67 Janesville 6-3 78 Akron-Westfield 9-7 89 Lynnville-Sully 15-4 1110 Westwood 11-7 911 Bishop Garrigan 13-3 1312 South O’Brien 12-0 1413 Central City 13-8 1014 Ridge View 11-5 NR15 Sigourney 11-6 11Dropped Out: Mason City Newman (15) Class 3ASchool Record LW1 Davenport Assumption 20-1 12 Humboldt 14-1 23 Louisa-Muscatine 16-1 34 Waterloo Columbus Catholic 13-2 65 Solon 12-4 46 West Liberty 11-1 87 Treynor 10-1 58 Albia 13-3 99 Mount Vernon 13-3 1010 Atlantic 15-1 711 Camanche 20-1 1112 Anamosa 16-2 1213 New Hampton 14-4 1314 Crestwood 12-6 NR15 Spirit Lake 14-4 14Dropped Out: Williamsburg (15) MASON CITY — Newman jumped out to a 3-0 lead after the first inning and never looked back in a 10-0, five-inning win over Garner-Hayfield-Ventura last night. Kyle Armour picked up the win, striking out seven and allowing only two hits and a walk, and also helped out his cause with three runs batted in. Newman is now 13-2 on the season and will host West Hancock tonight. TONIGHT:AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB, kribam.com — Clear Lake softball at Hampton-Dumont-CAL — 7:30 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and had three RBIs and utility infielder Ehire Adrianza’s hustle keyed a six-run sixth as the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5. The struggling Mariners lost for the 24th time in 33 games and are 16-41 after a 13-2 start. MASON CITY — NIACC pitcher Kristen Peka has been selected as a second-team junior college Division II All-American by Fastpitch News. The freshman from Chanhassen Minnesota was 19-10 with a 2.14 ERA with 187 strikeouts in 176 2/3 innings pitched. She was a first-team Region XI selection. She ended up second on NIACC’s all-time single-season strikeout list and her 19 wins is third on the school’s single-season win list. Class 2ASchool Record LW1 North Linn 19-3 12 Durant 14-5 23 Pleasantville 13-3 74 Jesup 13-4 45 Iowa City Regina 7-9 56 West Monona 14-3 37 Wilton 9-8 88 Central Springs 15-4 99 Alta-Aurelia 10-3 610 East Marshall 13-3 1011 West Sioux 13-3 1112 Beckman Catholic 10-7 1213 Emmetsburg 13-4 1314 West Lyon 10-5 1415 Mount Ayr 8-1 NRDropped Out: Interstate 35 (15)last_img

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