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KLEM Local Schedule (week of November 9)

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MONDAY RESULTS – November 9

(N-F-L football)

New England 30, N-Y Jets 27

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Nick Folk kicked a tie-breaking, 51-yard field goal as timed expired Monday night to lift the New England Patriots to a 30-27 AFC East victory over the New York Jets.  Cam Newton’s second rushing touchdown tied the game at 27-all with 1:27 to play in regulation.  The loss drops the Jets to 0-9 for their worst start in franchise history.

 

 

TUESDAY HEADLINES – November 10

(college football)

Two games involving top five teams in this week’s A-P college football poll have had their games postponed for this week due to Covid 19.  No. 1 Alabama will not play at L-S-U Saturday and the game will likely not be rescheduled.  No. 5 Texas A&M has postponed their game at Tennessee Saturday to December 12th.

(major league baseball)

Tampa Bay’s Kevin Cash has won the American League Manager of the Year award, and Miami’s Don Mattingly received the N-L honor in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.

(N-B-A basketball)

The N-B-A announced today that the 2020-2021 season would begin on December 22nd.  The season has been reduced to 72 games because of the one month delay in the start of the new season.

Boston Celtics Hall-of-Famer, Tommy Heinsohn has died at the age of 86.  He was a player, a coach and broadcaster for Boston for all 17 years he was affiliated with the N-B-A.  Heinsohn beat out Celtic legend Bill Russell for the Rookie-of-the-Year award in 1956.  Heinsohn and Russell combined to help the Celtics claim eight titles during a nine-year period.

 

 

WEDNESDAY HEADLINES – November 11

(major league baseball)

Cleveland Indians ace Shane Bieber has been named the American League Cy Young Award winner for the 2020 pandemic scared baseball season.  Cincinnati’s Trevor Bauer won the National League Cy Young honors.  The Twins Kenta Maeda finished second in the A-L voting while Yu Darvish of the Cubs took runner-up honors in the National League.

(college basketball)

Iowa standout Luka Garza was a unanimous selection on the preseason All-American men’s basketball team announced Thursday.  Garza had an outstanding junior season for the Hawkeyes, hitting 54% of his field goal attempts while averaging 23.9 points per game and hauling in 9.8 rebounds per contest.  His decision to return for his senior season at Iowa has led the pollsters to rate Iowa fifth in the preseason rankings.  Joining Garza on the First Team All-American squad are Baylor senior Jared Butler, Oklahoma State freshman Cade Cunningham, Illinois junior Ayo Dosunmu along with seniors Corey Kispert of Gonzaga and Arizona State’s Remy Martin.

 

 

THURSDAY RESULTS – November 12

(high school football playoffs)

SEMIFINALS AT THE UNI-DOME IN CEDAR FALLS

CEDAR FALLS — State football records were obliterated Thursday in an eight-man semifinal game at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls between No. 2 Remsen St. Mary’s and No. 5 Montezuma.  The game lasted over four hours before Remsen St. Mary’s claimed a spot in next week’s State title game with a 108-94 victory.  The Hawks trailed 60-36 early in the third quarter before rattling off 22 points in a matter of 39 seconds to close to within 60-58.  Blaine Harpenau threw scoring passes to Brendan Fisch and Jeremy Koenck before Fisch capped the rally with a TD-run.  An onside kick recovery and a fumble led to the quick scores.  The two were tied 74-all after three quarters before Fisch scored the first of his three fourth quarter touchdowns with 9:56 to play to put the Hawks ahead to stay at 82-74.  Fisch added his final two scores of the game, sandwiched around an Alex Schroeder pick-six, in the final 6:36 of the contest to open up a 22-point lead.  Blaine Harpenau led a 72-point second half scoring barrage for St. Mary’s, rushing 40 times for 354 of the Hawks’ 559 yards on the ground and scoring four touchdowns.  Harpenau was 11-of-22 for 134 yards and four touchdowns through the air.  Fisch ran for five touchdowns on 123 yards on just ten carries.  Montezuma’s junior quarterback, Eddie Burgess, finished 34-for-60 for 689 yards and nine touchdowns.  Trey Shearer was his favorite target, hauling in 20 pass catches for 389 yards and seven TDs.  The two teams combined for 1497 yards and also there were 26 penalties between the two teams for 212 yards.  The Hawks, now 11-0, will play in their third State championship game next Thursday at 10 a.m. against No. 10 Fremont Mills.

8-MAN
#2-Remsen St. Mary’s (11-0) 108 #5-Montezuma (10-1) 94
#10-Fremont-Mills (8-1) 32, #1-Don Bosco (9-1) 30

CLASS 3A
#2-Harlan 44, Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 7
#9-North Scott 17, #1-Cedar Rapids Xavier 10, overtime

(N-F-L football)

Indianapolis 34, Tennessee 17

  NASHVILLE — Philip Rivers connected on 29-of-39 passes for 308 yards and a touchdown to lead the Indianapolis Colts to a 34-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans Thursday night in Nashville.  The outcome moves the Colts into a first place tie with the Titans in the A-F-C South Division.

(major league baseball)

Major League baseball handed out M-V-P Awards Thursday.  White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu won the American League M-V-P Award while the Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman claimed the National League prize.

(P-G-A golf)

Paul Casey has the lead after round one of the Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Georgia.  The 43-year-old Englishman shot a 7-under 65 Thursday for a two-shot lead over Webb Simpson and Xander Schauffele.  Tiger Woods is at minus-4 as he seeks his record-tying sixth Masters title.

 

 

FRIDAY RESULTS – November 13

(high school football playoffs)

SEMIFINALS AT THE UNI-DOME IN CEDAR FALLS

CLASS A
#3-Iowa City Regina 49, #2-Saint Ansgar 28
#1-Grundy Center 34, Council Bluffs St. Albert 6

CLASS 4A
#1-Southeast Polk 50, #4-Pleasant Valley 10
#2-Ankeny 31, #3-Dowling Catholic 24, overtime

(college football)

MINNEAPOLIS — Tyler Goodson rushed for a career-high 142 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries, and Iowa’s defense clamped down hard on Minnesota for a 35-7 victory. The Hawkeyes took possession of the Floyd of Rosedale trophy for the sixth season.

Iowa (2-2) 35, Minnesota 7
(7) Cincinnati 55, East Carolina 17

 

 

SATURDAY RESULTS – November 14

(high school football playoffs)

SEMIFINALS AT THE UNI-DOME IN CEDAR FALLS

CLASS 1A
#2-Van Meter 20, #7-South Central Calhoun 12
#1-OA-BCIG 43, #3-Sigourney-Keota 21

CLASS 2A
#2-Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 41, #6-Camanche 0
#5-Waukon 38, #3-PCM, Monroe 21

(college football)

Nebraska (1-2) 30, (18) Penn State 23
Iowa State (5-2) was idle

Top 10 games:
(1) Alabama at L-S-U – cancelled, Covid 19
(2) Notre Dame 45, Boston College 31
(3) Ohio State at Maryland – cancelled, Covid 19
(5) Texas A&M at Tennessee – ppd. to Dec. 12th
(6) Florida 63, Arkansas 35
(9) Miami 25, Virginia Tech 24
(10) Indiana 24, Michigan State 0

GPAC games:
Doane at Morningside – ppd.
Northwestern 38, Briar Cliff 21
Dordt 65, Hastings 0

 

 

SUNDAY RESULTS – November 15

(N-F-L football)

Cleveland 10, Houston 7
Detroit 30, Washington 27
Green Bay 24, Jacksonville 20
N-Y Giants 27, Philadelphia 17
Tampa Bay 46, Carolina 23
Las Vegas 37, Denver 12
Miami 29, L-A Chargers 21
Arizona 32, Buffalo 30
L-A Rams 23, Seattle 16
New Orleans 27, San Francisco 13
Pittsburgh 36, Cincinnati 10
New England 23, Baltimore 17

Monday: Minnesota at Chicago

(P-G-A golf)

Dustin Johnson won the Masters golf tournament Sunday, shooting a final round 68 to top the field by five shots with a four-day score of -20.  His final score bettered Tiger Woods 1997 mark by two shots and was the largest victory margin since Woods won by 12 shots in 1997.