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KLEM Local Schedule (week of September 30)


MONDAY RESULTS – September 30

(N-F-L football)

Pittsburgh 27, Cincinnati 3


PITTSBURGH (AP) – Mason Rudolph was 24 of 28 for 229 yards and two touchdowns as the Pittsburgh Steelers whipped the Cincinnati Bengals, 27-3 for their first win of the season. The Bengals led 3-0 until Rudolph connected with James Conner on a delayed screen for a 21-yard touchdown in the second quarter. Pittsburgh broke the game open with Rudolph’s 43-yard heave to rookie Diontae Johnson midway through the third.

NEW YORK (AP) – Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict has been suspended for the last 13 weeks of the season for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Indianapolis tight end Jack Doyle during Sunday’s 31-24 win over the Colts. Burfict was flagged for unnecessary roughness and ejected from the Raiders’ game against the Colts on Sunday after a blow to Doyle’s head early in the second quarter. Burfict was repeatedly suspended by the NFL for egregious hits and violating its policy on performance-enhancers during his time with the Cincinnati Bengals.

UNDATED (AP) – Denver Broncos rookie linebacker Bradley Chubb is done for the season after tearing the ACL in his left knee. The fifth player taken in this year’s NFL draft was injured during Sunday’s 26-24 loss to Jacksonville, although he finished the game and forced a fumble on the last series. Broncos coach Vic Fangio says Chubb was surprised by the extent of the injury when he woke up yesterday morning.

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Washington Nationals host the Milwaukee Brewers in Tuesday’s National League wild-card game. The Nationals will start Max Scherzer, who was 11-7 with a 2.92 ERA and 243 strikeouts over 172 1/3 innings. The Brewers counter with Brandon Woodruff after he went 11-3 with a 3.62 ERA and 143 Ks over 121 2/3 innings.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom says he has signed the law that will let athletes at California universities make money from their images, names or likenesses. The NCAA Board of Governors had asked Newsom to veto the bill, saying it “would erase the critical distinction between college and professional athletes.” The board also warned that the law would give California universities an unfair recruiting advantage, which could prompt the NCAA to bar them from competition.




(boys golf)

Le Mars hosts the M-R-A-C Tournament – postponed to Thursday

(cross country)

(G/B) Gehlen Catholic at the Western Christian meet – cancelled


(#2-4A)Sergeant Bluff-Luton def. Le Mars (11-10/2-3) 3-0.  (25-22, 25-10, 25-19)

Le Mars statistical leaders:  KILLS- Pypr Stoeffler (9) & Jecenta Sargisson (6).  ASSISTS- Brooke Haage (16).  BLOCKS- Kylie Dreckman (5).  DIGS- Pypr Stoeffler (8), Jecenta Sargisson & Alivia Van Otterloo (7 each) and Kady Leusink & Kylie Dreckman (6 each).  SERVING- Jecenta Sargisson (12-13/ 3 aces).


(#5-1A)Gehlen Catholic (18-7/4-2) def. Akron-Westfield 3-0.   (27-25, 25-21, 25-16)

Serves: Kate Hill (21-21/ 1 ace), Josie Kolbeck (17-20/ 3 aces) &
             Miyah Whitehead (10-12/ 2 aces)
Assists: Josie Kolbeck (21) & Sydney Livermore (17)
Blocks: Rachel Langel (6), Sydney Livermore (3) & Allison Ruden (2)
Digs:  Chloe Bunkers (22), Sydney Livermore (13) & Kate Hill (9)
Kills: Sydney Livermore (10), Miyah Whitehead (8), Kate Hill (6) and Rachel Langel & Alyssa Kolbeck (5 each)

(major league baseball playoffs)

N.L. WILD CARD GAME:  Washington 4, Milwaukee 3

WASHINGTON (AP) – Washington’s Juan Soto delivered a bases-loaded single that scored three runs with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning off Milwaukee closer Josh Hader to give the Nationals a 4-3 comeback victory over the Brewers in the NL wild-card game. After Hader loaded the bases by hitting one batter, walking another and allowing a bloop single, Soto took a 96 mph fastball to right, and the ball skipped under outfielder Trent Grisham’s glove.

OAKLAND (AP) – Sean Manaea will start Wednesday’s AL wild-card game for the Oakland Athletics against the Tampa Bay Rays just more than a year removed from shoulder surgery. Manaea returned from injury later than he had hoped but immediately found a groove. He went 4-0 with 1.21 ERA in five September starts following the operation last September. Rays right-hander Charlie Morton is set to start for Tampa Bay,

ATLANTA (AP) – Left-hander Dallas Keuchel (KY’-kul) has been named the Atlanta Braves’ starting pitcher against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the NL Division Series. The Cardinals have named right-hander Miles Mikolas as their Game 1 starter. Mikolas will be making his first postseason start.

NEW YORK (AP) – Mets slugger Pete Alonso visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum to donate the custom first-responder cleats and baseball bat he used in a game on the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Alonso coordinated the production of customized spikes for each of his teammates, doing so without telling Major League Baseball after the league rejected his proposal to wear first-responder hats.




(major league baseball playoffs)

A.L. WILD CARD GAME:  Tampa Bay 5, Oakland 1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The Tampa Bay Rays have won the AL wild-card game by homering four times in the first three innings of a 5-1 win over the Athletics in Oakland. Yandy Diaz became the third player to homer twice in a wild-card game, leading off the game with a blast and going deep in the third inning. Avisal Garcia added a two-run blast, Tommy Pham provided a solo shot and Charlie Morton held the A’s to an unearned run over five innings to help the Rays earn a meeting with the Houston Astros.




(boys golf)

M-R-A-C TOURNAMENT (make-up from Monday) —  TEAM STANDINGS:  1. Bishop Heelan (309)  ..  2. Sioux City East (322)  ..  3. Sergeant Bluff-Luton (322)  ..  4. Le Mars (347)  ..  5. Sioux City North (378)  ..  6. Council Bluffs T-J (472)  ..  7. Council Bluffs A-L (538)  ..  8. Sioux City West (DNF)  (NOTE:  Sioux City East won the tie-breaker from S-B-L for 2nd place).  Medalist:  Jackson Thompson (Bishop Heelan) (71).  Runner-up medalist:  Jacob Massey (SBL) (74).  Le Mars results:  Trey Whidden (40-40=80)(finished 6th and earned All-Conference), Spencer Mackey (43-40=83), Cam Daggett (41-49=90), Brody Vanderloo (48-44=92), Isaac Tolzin (52-59=111), & Braydon Schmidt (??-??=117).

(cross country)

(G/B) Le Mars at the South Sioux City meet – cancelled


(#6-1A)Gehlen Catholic (19-7/5-2) def. Trinity Christian 3-0.   (25-12, 25-7, 25-15)

Gehlen statistical leaders:  KILLS- Rachel Langel (9), Alyssa Kolbeck & Miyah Whitehead (6 each) and Sydney Livermore (5).  ASSISTS- Josie Kolbeck (20) & Sydney Livermore (7).  BLOCKS- Sydney Livermore & Rachel Langel (2 each) and Kate Hill (1).  DIGS- Josie Kolbeck (8), & Alyssa Kolbeck, Sydney Livermore & Chloe Bunkers (6 each).  SERVING:  Chloe Bunkers (20-20/ 6 aces), Josie Kolbeck (17-17/ 3 aces) and Kate HIll (9-12/ 3 aces).

(high school football)

CLASS 4A – District 1
Sioux City East 62, Sioux City North 14

(N-F-L football)

Seattle 30, L.A. Rams 29

SEATTLE (AP) – Russell Wilson threw for four touchdowns and Greg Zuerlein missed a 44-yard field goal with 11 seconds left to allow the Seattle Seahawks to escape with a 30-29 victory over the Los Angeles Rams. The Rams led until Wilson hit Chris Carson for a five-yard TD on fourth-and-goal with 2:28 remaining. Wilson was 17 of 23 for 268 yards as he Seahawks improved to 4-1 while dropping the Rams to 3-2.

(major league baseball playoffs)

(GAME 1) St. Louis 7, Atlanta 6  (Cardinals lead series, 1-0)
(GAME 1) L.A. Dodgers 6, Washington 0  (Dodgers lead series, 1-0)

ATLANTA (AP) – The St. Louis Cardinals took Game 1 of their NL Division Series in Atlanta by scoring six runs over their final two at-bats in a 7-6 downing of the Braves. The game was tied 3-3 in the ninth until Marcel Ozuna and Kolton Wong hit two-run doubles. Ronald Acuna Jr. and Freddie Freeman homered off Carlos Martinez in the bottom of the ninth before the Redbirds closed out the win.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Walker Buehler tossed one-hit ball while striking out eight over six innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals, 6-0 to take Game 1 of their National League Division Series. Buehler worked around three walks and didn’t allow a hit after Juan Soto led off the second inning with a single. Max Muncy drove in three runs before pinch-hitters Gavin Lux and Joc Pederson belted solo homers to close the scoring.




(high school football)

AKRON– Ryan Livermore threw touchdown passes of 49 and 76 yards to Ethan Peters and ran for a score to lead Gehlen Catholic to a 35-0 blitz of Akron-Westfield Friday night, spoiling the Westerners homecoming.  Jacob Nemmers ran for 132 yards on 16 carries and scored a pair of touchdowns, including a 54-yard score on a fourth quarter fake punt.  Livermore passed for 291 yards on 14 of 27 and finished with 350 yards of total offense. Zach Kraft had five catches for 84 yards and Peters had two catches, both touchdown grabs, for 155 yards. The defense shutout Akron-Westfield for the first time since 1980 and held the Westerners to just 110 yards of offense.  Gehlen improves to 4-2 with a 2-0 record in the District 1 race.  Akron-Westfield slides to 0-6 and 0-2 in district play.  Gehlen hosts No. 8 South O’Brien (6-0/2-0) next Friday night in their first game at the renovated Jim Lorenzen Field.  A-W travels to Hartley to meet H-M-S.

LE MARS — Matthew Schwedler ran for three touchdowns and Daniel Wright tossed a pair of scoring passes to Carter Schumacher to guide No. 8 Sergeant Bluff-Luton to a 38-18 victory over Le Mars Friday night at Jim Lorenzen Field in a Class 3A District 1 battle.  Tate Westhoff ran for two touchdowns for Le Mars and threw a ten yard TD-pass to Aisea Toki that drew the Bulldogs to within 21-18 with 4:13 to play in the third quarter.  Schwedler than ran for his final two touchdowns, sandwiched around a 21-yard field goal by David Clausen, to extend the lead.  Westhoff completed a school record 25 passes in 47 attempts for 304 yards.  He still hasn’t thrown an interception in the first six weeks of the season.  Toki caught a school record 16 passes for 181 yards for Le Mars.  Anthony Lamoreux also went over the 100-yard mark with six catches for 102 yards.  Wright threw for 320 yards for S-B-L, connecting on 20 of 27 passes. The Warriors had a 406 to 280 yardage advantage.  Le Mars falls to 3-3 for the season and 0-2 in district play with a trip to Sioux City next Friday to meet Bishop Heelan (1-5/0-2).  KLEM will be broadcasting from Memorial Field.  Sergeant Bluff-Luton has now won five straight to improve to 5-1 and 2-0 in District 1 play.

CLASS A – District 1
Gehlen Catholic (4-2/2-0) 35, Akron-Westfield (0-6/0-2) 0
Hinton (4-2/2-0) 43, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 0
(#8)South O’Brien 46, MMCRU (0-6/0-2) 0

CLASS 3A – District 1
(#8)Sergeant Bluff-Luton 38, Le Mars (3-3/0-2) 18
Denison-Schleswig 20, Bishop Heelan 14, 2 OTs
Spencer 28, Storm Lake 0

CLASS A – District 2
Alta/Aurelia 27, Ridge View 14

CLASS A – District 10
Lawton-Bronson 20, Logan-Magnolia 14
Woodbury Central 36, (#4)Westwood 16
Tri-Center 56, West Monona 12

CLASS 1A – District 1
(#8)Western Christian 25, (#1)West Sioux 21
(#4)West Lyon 62, Unity Christian 14
Emmetsburg 35, Sibley-Ocheyedan 0

CLASS 1A – District 9
East Sac County 56, Cherokee Washington 0
Missouri Valley 46, MVAOCOU 12

CLASS 2A – District 1
Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 59, Okoboji 0
Central Lyon/George-Little Rock 31, MOC-Floyd Valley 8
Sioux Center 54, Sheldon 14

CLASS 2A – District 2
Spirit Lake 45, (#10)Southeast Valley 0
Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 34, Estherville/Lincoln Central 6

CLASS 4A – District 2
Marshalltown 57, Sioux City West 12

EIGHT-MAN – District 1
(#2)Remsen St. Mary’s (6-0/4-0) 54, (#8)Harris-Lake Park 34
Kingsley-Pierson (2-4/1-2) 32, West Bend-Mallard 14
Newell-Fonda 32, Ar-We-Va 8
River Valley 68, Siouxland Christian 24 (ND)

(major league baseball playoffs)

(GAME 1) Houston 6, Tampa Bay 2  (Astros lead series, 1-0)
(GAME 1) N.Y. Yankees 10, Minnesota 4  (Yankees lead series, 1-0)

(GAME 2) Atlanta 3, St. Louis 0  (series tied, 1-1)
(GAME 2) Washington 4, L.A. Dodgers 2  (series tied, 1-1)

UNDATED (AP) – The New York Yankees and Houston Astros and taken the opener of their AL Division Series. Gleyber Torres furnished a tiebreaking, two-run double and DJ LeMahieu collected four RBIs as the Yankees hammered Minnesota, 10-4. The Astros opened with a 6-2 win over Tampa Bay behind Justin Verlander, who tossed one-hit ball over seven scoreless innings.

UNDATED (AP) – The Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals have evened their respective NL Division Series at a game apiece by winning yesterday. Mike Foltynewicz tossed three-hit ball over seven innings and pinch-hitter Adam Duvall blasted a two-run homer in the Braves’ 3-0 shutout of St. Louis. Stephen Strasburg was sharp over six innings as he limited Los Angeles to a run and three hits while striking out 10 in the Nationals’ 4-2 victory.






Le Mars (13-12) finished 2-2 

(#3-5A)West Des Moines Valley def. Le Mars 2-0.  (21-13, 21-19)  ..  Le Mars def. H-L-V, Victor 2-0.  (21-14, 21-13)  ..  (#6-5A)Waukee def. Le Mars 2-1.  (21-13, 15-21, 16-14)  ..  Le Mars def. Indianola 2-1.  (21-8, 12-21, 15-13).

Le Mars statistical leaders:  KILLS- Pypr Stoeffler (30), Jacenta Sargisson (18) & Kylie Dreckman (10).  ASSISTS- Brooke Haage (60).  BLOCKS- Kylie Dreckman (6) & Brooke Haage (3).  DIGS- Alivia Van Otterloo (47), Pypr Stoeffler (36), Jacenta Sargisson (33), Brooke Haage (26) & Kady Leusink (25).  SERVING- Jacenta Sargisson (40-43/ 3 aces), Brooke Haage (28-29/ 3 aces), Alivia Van Otterloo (25-29/ 3 aces), Kady Leusink (25-28/ 3 aces) & Pypr Stoeffler (18-20/ 3 aces).

(college football)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Zach Charbonnet ran for a 2-yard touchdown to give No. 19 Michigan an early double-digit lead and its defense did the rest against No. 14 Iowa, forcing four turnovers and tallying eight sacks in a 10-3 win Saturday. The Wolverines scored just three points off the Hawkeyes’ turnovers. Iowa failed to take advantage of favorable field position on its final two drives with a chance to extend the game or possibly win it with a touchdown and 2-point conversion.

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Brock Purdy threw for 247 yards and a pair of TDs and Iowa State overwhelmed TCU 49-24 on Saturday for its first Big 12 win of the season.  Purdy also ran for 102 yards and two touchdowns for the Cyclones (3-2, 1-1), who beat the Horned Frogs for just the third time in 11 tries.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lane McCallum kicked a 24-yard field goal as time ran out to give Nebraska a 13-10 win in yet another close game against Northwestern. The Cornhuskers won in a slog after Lamar Jackson intercepted Aidan Smith to set up the winning drive. The Huskers are 5-4 against Northwestern since joining the Big Ten in 2011. A total of 24 points separates the teams over the nine games. The previous two games went to overtime, and seven of the nine meetings have been decided by one score.

(19) Michigan 10, (14) Iowa 3
Iowa State 49, TCU 24
Nebraska 13, Northwestern 10

AP Top 10 Games:
(3) Georgia 43, Tennessee 14
(4) Ohio State 34, (25) Michigan State 10
(5) L-S-U 42, Utah State 6
(6) Oklahoma 45, Kansas 20
(10) Florida 24, (7) Auburn 13
(8) Wisconsin 48, Kent State 0
(9) Notre Dame 52, Bowling Green 0

G-P-A-C Games:
Morningside 69, Hastings 13
Briar Cliff 13, Midland Lutheran 7
Dordt & Northwestern were idle

(major league baseball playoffs)

(GAME 2)
Houston 3, Tampa Bay 1 (Astros lead series, 2-0)
(GAME 2)
N.Y. Yankees 8, Minnesota 2  (Yankees lead series, 2-0)

HOUSTON (AP) – Gerrit Cole was dominant over 7 2/3 shutout innings, scattering four hits and striking out 15 as the Houston Astros got past Tampa Bay, 3-1 to take a two-games-to-none lead in the AL Division Series. Alex Bregman broke a scoreless tie with a home run in the fourth inning off Rays starter Blake Snell, who was lifted from the game just one batter later. The Rays scored once in the ninth inning and had the bases loaded with nobody out before Astros reliever Will Harris replaced Roberto Osuna and recorded the final two outs.

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Yankees are up two games to none in their AL Division series after scoring seven times in the third inning of an 8-2 rout of Minnesota. Didi Gregorius had two hits, including a grand slam that capped the big rally. Yanks starter Masahiro Tanaka struck out seven while holding the Twins to a run and three hits over five innings.




(major league baseball playoffs)

(GAME 3) Atlanta 3, St. Louis 1 (Braves lead series, 2-1)
(GAME 3) L.A. Dodgers 10, Washington 4  (Dodgers lead series, 2-1)

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The Atlanta Braves have a two-games-to-one lead in the NL Division Series following their second straight win. The Braves were held to four hits before scoring three times off closer Carlos Martinez in the ninth inning to pull out a 3-1 victory over the Cardinals in St. Louis. The Redbirds were one out from a 1-0 win until Dansby Swanson laced an RBI double and scored on Adam Duvall’s two-run single.

WASHINGTON (AP) – Russell Martin delivered a two-run double and a two-run homer as the Los Angeles Dodgers hammered the Washington Nationals, 10-4 to take a two-games-to-one lead in the NL Division Series. Martin’s double put Los Angeles ahead to stay and sparked a seven-run sixth that began when Game 1 starter Patrick Corbin replaced Anibal (AN’-ih-bahl) Sanchez. Kike Hernandez also hit a two-run double in the sixth before Justin Turner capped the rally with a three-run homer.

(N-F-L football)

Arizona 26, Cincinnati 23
Buffalo 14, Tennessee 7
Oakland 24, Chicago 21
New Orleans 31, Tampa Bay 24
Minnesota 28, N.Y. Giants 10
Philadelphia 31, N.Y. Jets 6
Baltimore 26, Pittsburgh 23, OT
New England 33, Washington 7
Carolina 34, Jacksonville 27
Houston 53, Atlanta 32
Denver 20, L.A. Chargers 13
Green Bay 34, Dallas 24
Indianapolis 19, Kansas City 13