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KLEM Local Schedule (week of January 6)



(high school bowling)

(G) Le Mars (5-0/3-0) 2522, Sioux City West 1722  —  HIGH SERIES:  Sam Schiefen 365 & Kaitelin Konz (363).  HIGH GAMES:  Emily Peters (199), Sam Schiefen (197) & Kaitelin Konz (194).

(B) Le Mars (5-0/3-0) 3010, Sioux City West 2429  —  HIGH SERIES:  Evan Berkenpas 479, Trey Whiddon & Jorden Presnall (428 each).  HIGH GAMES:  Jorden Presnall (258), Evan Berkenpas (247 & 232) and Trey Whiddon (244).

(high school basketball)

(G) Hinton 79, River Valley 26
(B) Hinton 74, River Valley 56

(G) Akron-Westfield 54, Lawton-Bronson 37
(B) Lawton-Bronson 70, Akron-Westfield 57

(B) Council Bluffs T-J 46, SiouxCity North 29

(G) Johnston 61, Sioux City East 59

(college football)

LENDING TREE BOWL – Louisiana-Fafayette 27, Miami (Ohio) 17

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – Levi Lewis threw two touchdown passes to Ja’Marcus Bradley, and Louisiana-Lafayette beat Miami of Ohio 27-17 in the LendingTree Bowl.  Lewis was 19 for 26 for 246 yards as the Ragin’ Cajuns earned their first bowl win since 2014. Bradley finished with seven receptions for 88 yards. Brett Gabbert was 22 for 31 for 248 yards for Miami, and Jack Sorenson had 10 receptions for 107 yards. Gabbert is the younger brother of NFL quarterback Blaine Gabbert.

(college basketball)

Top-25 results:
(17)West Virginia 55 Oklahoma St. 41




(high school basketball)

HINTON — Bella Badar poured in 32 points Tuesday night to lead the Hinton girls to a 66-55 victory over Gehlen Catholic in a non-conference matchup of War Eagle rivals.  Anna Coffee dropped in 16 for the Blackhawks while Lauren Heying led Gehlen with 11.  Hinton closed the game on an 11-4 run over the final five minutes to extend a four-point lead.  The Blackhawks improve to 7-4 while Gehlen slips to 6-4.

In the boys game, Hinton held off a late charge by the Gehlen Catholic Jays for a 62-60 victory.  The Jays suffered three costly turnovers in the final minute when the score was 59-58.   Keaton Bonderson dropped in a game-tying three-pointer that knotted the score at 56-all with 2:18 to play but Caleb Holmes answered with a three-pointer for the Blackhawks to put Hinton ahead to stay.  Holmes connected on 3-of-4 free throw shots in the closing seconds to help seal the outcome.  Holmes finished with a game-high 29 points while teammate Jake Koons added 18.  Carter DeRocher dropped in a career-high 26 points for Gehlen with Peyton Rochford adding 15 and Bonderson had 12.  Hinton is now 8-2 for the season while Gehlen falls to 2-8.

LE MARS — Shaniah Temple poured in a career-high 30 points Tuesday night to lead Le Mars to a 74-61 victory over visiting Unity Christian in non-conference girls basketball action.  The Lady Bulldogs put together their best game of the season, opening up an 11-point lead by halftime.  Jaelynn Dreckman had 14 points for Le Mars and Kylie Dreckman 10.  Janie Schoonhoven led the Knights with 24 and Gracie Schoonhoven had 15 and Jenna Bouma 11.  Le Mars improves to 5-4 heading into Thursday’s game with M-O-C/Floyd Valley at the C-N-O-S Classic starting at 5:30.

In the boys game, Le Mars pulled away in the final four minutes of the first half to lead by 15 points at the break and the Bulldogs crushed the Unity Christian Knights 72-48.  The victory was the fourth in a row for Le Mars as they improve to 5-3.  Spencer Mackey had 25 points to lead all scorers with Aisea Toki collecting 14 and Trevor Smith 13.  Logan Franken turned in the lone double figure scoring performance for Unity Christian with 11.  The Bulldogs travel to the Tyson Events Center Thursday night for a 9 o’clock game against winless South Sioux City (0-9).  KLEM will carry both the Le Mars games from the C-N-O-S Classic.

(G) Hinton 66, Gehlen Catholic (6-4) 55
(B) Hinton 62, Gehlen Catholic (2-8) 60

(G) Le Mars (5-4) 74, Unity Christian 61
(B) Le Mars (5-3) 72, Unity Christian 48

(G) West Sioux 55, Remsen St. Mary’s 26
(B) (#1-2A)West Sioux 72, (#1-1A)Remsen St. Mary’s 58

(G) (#6-1A)MMCRU 46, South O’Brien 29
(B) South O’Brien 93, MMCRU 18

(G) Westwood 46, Akron-Westfield 44

(B) Harris-Lake Park 54, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 41

(G) Dakota Valley (SD) 52, Sergeant Bluff-Luton 35
(B) Dakota Valley (SD) 74, Sergeant Bluff-Luton 66

(B) Yankton (SD) 65, (#3-4A)Sioux City East 63, OT

(G) (#4-3A)Bishop Heelan 66, South Sioux City 42
(B) Bishop Heelan 64, South Sioux City 52

(G) Sioux City North 65, Omaha Bryan (NE) 32

(G) M-O-C/Floyd Valley 58, Central Lyon 56
(B) (#9-3A)M-O-C/Floyd Valley 70, Central Lyon 51

(G) Sioux Center 44, Rock Valley 42
(B) Rock Valley 57, Sioux Center 53

(G) Boyden-Hull 57, Sheldon 40
(B) (#10-2A)Boyden-Hull 83, Sheldon 55

(G) Sibley-Ocheyedan 72, George-Little Rock 42
(B) George-Little Rock 55, Sibley-Ocheyedan 45

(G) (#9-3A)Okoboji 45, West Lyon 37
(B) West Lyon 71, Okoboji 69

(G) Woodbury Central 75, Siouxland Christian 38
(B) (#7-1A)Siouxland Christian 67, Woodbury Central 54

(G) Alta/Aurelia 46, MVAOCOU 45

(G) Sioux Central 37, Ridge View 34
(B) Sioux Central 46, Ridge View 38

(G) South Central Calhoun 52, OA-BCIG 45
(B) South Central Calhoun 52, OA-BCIG 43

(G) Spirit Lake 60, Pocahontas Area 39
(B) Spirit Lake 80, Pocahontas Area 62

(G) (#2-1A)Newell-Fonda 80, Spencer 44
(B) Newell-Fonda 59, Spencer 55

(G) Harrisburg (SD) 56, Western Christian 46
(B) Western Christian 51, Harrisburg (SD) 38

(G) (#13-3A)Cherokee Washington 70, Manson-NW Webster 30
(B) Cherokee Washington 86, Manson-NW Webster 50

(college basketball)

Nebraska 76, Iowa 70

LINCOLN — Thorir Thorbjarnarson scored 17 points and Nebraska turned back a second-half Iowa comeback to down the Hawkeyes 76-70. Nebraska led by seven at the half, but saw Iowa come back to take its only lead of the game on Joe Weiskamp’s 3-pointer that made the score 51-50 with 12:40 remaining.

Top-10 results:
(4) Baylor 57, (22) Texas Tech 52




(college basketball)

(M) Morningside 81, Nebraska Christian 46 — former Bulldogs, Tyler Borchers (10 pts./5 reb.) and Will Pottebaum (7 pts.) for Morningside

(M) Dakota Wesleyan 73, Northwestern 69  —  former Hinton Blackhawk, Jay Small (21 pts./7 reb.) and former Bulldog, Trent Hilbrands (20 pts./5 reb.) for NW

(W) Loras 102, Buena Vista 60  —  former Lady Bulldog, Jenn Schneider (7 pts.) for BV

(W) Simpson 103, Nebraska-Kearney 55  —  former Lady Bulldog, Madison Dreckman did not see any playing time for UNK

AMES (AP) – Devon Dotson had 20 points and six assists, David McCormack added 16 points and seven rebounds and No. 3 Kansas routed Iowa State 79-53. The Jayhawks closed the first half with a 21-3 run to take a 20-point lead. They improved to 12-2 overall and 2-0 in the Big 12, handing Iowa State its most-lopsided loss in the series since an 89-66 setback Feb. 12, 2011, in Lawrence. Kansas held star Iowa State guard Tyrese Haliburton to five points.

Top-10 results:
(2) Duke 73, Georgia Tech 64
(3) Kansas 79, Iowa State 53
(5) Auburn 83, Vanderbilt 79
(7) San Diego State 72, Wyoming 52
(10) Florida State 78, Wake Forest 68




(high school wrestling)

Sergeant Bluff-Luton 50, LeMars (10-2/4-1) 26  —  Bulldog winners:   160#- Jake Francksen-Small by a MD 10-2  ..  195#- Colton Hoag by a Fall  ..   220#- Brenick Hoppe by a Fall  ..  285#- Justin Otto by a MD 12-3.

(high school basketball)

SIOUX CITY — Jazlin DeHaan scored the final four points of the game Thursday night and M-O-C/Floyd Valley rallied past Le Mars to win their C-N-O-S Classic match-up 40-37 in Sioux City.  Jaelynn Dreckman had given Le Mars a 37-36 lead with 1:20 to play but DeHaan’s putback of an offensive rebound gave the Dutch a 38-37 lead with :43 seconds left.  After the Lady Bulldogs turned the ball over, DeHaan was fouled with 6.8 seconds left and promptly hit both foul shots.  A final three-point shot at the buzzer by Kylie Dreckman missed the mark for Le Mars.  DeHaan finished with 11 points to lead the Lady Dutch while Jaelynn Dreckman and Kylie Dreckman had 14 and 12 points respectively for Le Mars.  The Lady Bulldogs fall to 5-5 while M-O-C/Floyd Valley improves to 6-3.

SIOUX CITY — The Le Mars boys had little trouble in winning for the fifth straight time, 83-54 over winless South Sioux City (0-10) Thursday night at the C-N-O-S Classic at the Tyson Events Center.  Spencer Mackey had his second 25-point performance of the week and Trevor Smith turned in a career-best 20-point night.  The Bulldogs broke away from an 8-8 tie with nine unanswered points and were able to build a 23-point lead by halftime.  The lead grew to 29 after halftime.  Le Mars improves to 6-3 and will host the Hinton boys Monday in a jv/varsity doubleheader and then travel to Sioux City West Tuesday for a Missouri River Conference girl/boy doubleheader.  KLEM has coverage of both Monday and Tuesday’s games.

Before each C-N-O-S Classic game, the C-N-O-S Foundation hands out an ‘Ambassador of Tomorrow’ Award to a member of each team.  The Le Mars recipients Thursday night were Kady Leusink and Ryan Brown.

C-N-O-S CLASSIC at the Tyson Events Center
(B) Lawton-Bronson 93, Omaha Nation 91
(G) Siouxland Christian 65, Sioux City North 55
(B) (#7-1A)Siouxland Christian 85, Emerson-Hubbard (NE) 14
(G) M-O-C/Floyd Valley 40, Le Mars (5-5) 37
(B) (#9-3A)M-O-C/Floyd Valley 68, Dakota Valley (SD) 62
(B) Le Mars (6-3) 83, South Sioux City 54

other games:
(G) (#11-1A)Kingsley-Pierson 69, Remsen St. Mary’s 38
(B) (#1-1A)Remsen St. Mary’s 61, Kingsley-Pierson 23

(G) (#6-1A)MMCRU 71, George-Little Rock 43
(B) George-Little Rock 76, MMCRU 54

(B) (#1-2A)West Sioux 84, Harris-Lake Park 67

(B) Spirit Lake 66, West Lyon 55

(G) Lenox (SD) 57, Rock Valley 37
(B) Lenox (SD) 53, Rock Valley 42

(G) (#8-3A)Okoboji 58, Emmetsburg 35
(B) Okoboji 72, Emmetsburg 52

(G) Trinity Christian 41, River Valley 30

(college basketball)

Top-25 results:
(1) Gonzaga 94, San Diego State 50
(8) Michigan State 74, Minnesota 58
(9) Oregon 74, (24) Arizona 73
(19) Michigan 84, Purdue 78
(23) Wichita State 76, (21) Memphis 67




(high school basketball)

(G) (#6-1A)MMCRU 65, Remsen St. Mary’s 26
(B) (#1-1A)Remsen St. Mary’s 76, MMCRU 53

(G) Hinton 64, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 46
(B) Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 73, Hinton 64

(G) Akron-Westfield 58, South O’Brien 38
(B) South O’Brien 84, Akron-Westfield 22

(G) Unity Christian 60, Trinity Christian 27
(B) Unity Christian 60, Trinity Christian 34

(G) (#11-1A)Kingsley-Pierson 64, MVAOCOU 45

(G) OA-BCIG 70, Lawton-Bronson 23
(B) OA-BCIG 58, Lawton-Bronson 40

(B) Ponca (NE) 77, Woodbury Central 61

(G) Westwood 60, Ridge View 51
(B) Ridge View 58, Westwood 45

(G) West Monona 85, River Valley 39
(B) River Valley 58, West Monona 38

(G) West Lyon 45, M-O-C/Floyd Valley 36
(B) (#9-3A)M-O-C/Floyd Valley 65, West Lyon 51

(G) Sioux Center 61, Sheldon 41
(B) Sheldon 54, Sioux Center 52

(G) Central Lyon 67, Sibley-Ocheyedan 40
(B) Central Lyon 69, Sibley-Ocheyedan 63, OT

(G) Boyden-Hull 63, (#8-3A)Okoboji 62
(B) (#10-2A)Boyden-Hull 73, Okoboji 68

(G) Rock Valley 49, George-Little Rock 30
(B) Rock Valley 48, George-Little Rock 38

(G) (#15-3A)Cherokee Washington 87, Spencer 62
(B) Cherokee Washington 65, Spencer 52

(G) (#8-2A)Western Christian 61, Storm Lake 18
(B) Western Christian 93, Storm Lake 58

C-N-O-S CLASSIC at the Tyson Events Center
(G) West Sioux 60, Homer (NE) 51
(G) Sioux City West 81, Crofton (NE) 53
(G) (#2-1A)Newell-Fonda 76, South Sioux City (NE) 46
(B) Sioux City West 72, Fremont Bergan (NE) 66
(B) Sioux City East @ Omaha Central (NE) – cancelled

(college basketball)

IOWA CITY (AP) – Joe Wieskamp scored 26 points and Big Ten scoring leader Luka Garza had 21 as Iowa beat No. 12 Maryland 67-49. Garza added 13 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season. Wieskamp and Garza had 32 of Iowa’s 38 first-half points. The Hawkeyes improved to 11-5 overall and 2-3 in the Big Ten. Maryland dropped to 13-3 and 3-2). The Terrapins were held to their second-lowest point total of the season. Jalen Smith scored 13 for the Terrapins. Iowa ended its two-game losing streak while Maryland had its thee-game winning streak snapped.

Top-25 results:
(6) Butler 70, Providence 58
Iowa 67, (12) Maryland 49




(high school wrestling)

(B) West Sioux Tournament at Hawarden  —  TEAM STANDINGS:  1. West Sioux (259)  ..  2. Spencer (215.5)  ..  3. Central Lyon/George-Little Rock (205.5)  ..  4. Le Mars (155.5)  ..   5. Brookings (SD)  (135.5)  ..  6. Ridge View (124)  ..  7.  Kingsley-Pierson (107)  ..  8. Sioux Falls Lincoln (SD) (94.5)  ..  9. M-O-C/Floyd Valley (76).

Bulldog results:  106#-Conner Peterson (8th)  ..  120#-Blake Dirksen (7th)  ..  126#-Daniel Hinds (5th)  ..  132#-Matthew Vondrak (7th)  ..  138#-Jackson Sudtelgte (3rd)  ..  145#-Jason Sudtelgte (7th)  ..  152#-Dylan Carlson (4th)  ..  160#-Jake Francksen-Small (2nd)  ..  170#-Drayden DeBoer (3rd) & Scott Ferguson (4th)  ..  182#-Colton Hoag (6th)  ..  195#-Riley Sadoski (4th)  ..  220#-Brennick Hoppe (2nd)  ..  285#-Justin Otto (2nd).

(G) Logan-Magnolia Tournament  —  Bulldog results:  2nd-Calla Langel & Bailey Brady  ..  3rd-Kylie Hessenius, Isbella Manning, Maddie Keunen & Josie Matgen  ..  4th-Jacie Theisen.

(high school basketball)

SLOAN — The Gehlen Catholic girls earned a hard-fought 63-61 victory over a good Westwood team Saturday night in Sloan to improve to 7-4 for the season.  Addison Weber hit the game-winning shot at the buzzer and finished with 20 points.  Lauren Heying dropped in 16 for the Lady Jays who rallied from a 31-25 halftime deficit.  The game featured 64 foul shots between the two teams.  Westwood, who fell to 8-5 for the season, were led by Jaeden Ferris with a game-high 24 points.

In the boys game Saturday, Westwood overcame a seven-point halftime deficit by outscoring Gehlen Catholic 25-7 in the third quarter to earn their first win of the season, 72-65.  The Jays shaved four points off an eleven-point third quarter deficit in the final period before the Rebels held on for the victory, dropping Gehlen to 2-9 for the season.  Keaton Bonderson had 20 points to lead the Jays with Carter DeRocher adding 17.  Blaine Dietschy had 24 for the Rebels, who improve to 1-11.

(G) Gehlen Catholic (7-4) 63, Westwood 61
(B) Westwood 72, Gehlen Catholic (2-9) 65

(G) West Central (SD) 62, Central Lyon 39
(B) Central Lyon 69, West Central (SD) 65

(G) Unity Christian 56, Sioux Falls Christian (SD) 26
(B) Sioux Falls Christian (SD) 75, Unity Christian 67

(G) West Hancock @ Spirit Lake
(B) Spirit Lake 75, West Hancock 48

(G) Council Bluffs A-L 54, Bellevue West (NE) 43
(B) Bellevue West (NE) 59, (#10-4A)Council Bluffs A-L 53

(G) Council Bluffs T-J 49, Plattsmouth (NE) 39

C-N-O-S CLASSIC at the Tyson Events Center
(B) Omaha Skutt (NE) 51, Sergeant Bluff-Luton 45
(G) Sergeant Bluff-Luton 50, Omaha Skutt (NE) 41
(B) Cherokee 69, Sioux City North 46
(G) (#5-1A)Bishop Garrigan 65, (#13-2A)Cherokee 45
(G) Sioux Center 52, Denison-Schleswig 42
(G) (#11-5A)Mason City 54, (#1-3A)Bishop Heelan 42
(B) Bishop Heelan 51, Council Bluffs T-J 37
(B) (#1-2A)West Sioux 73, Spencer 61
(G) Sioux City East 44, (#8-2A)Western Christian 28

(N-F-L playoffs)

N-F-C DIVISIONAL GAME: San Francisco 27, Minnesota 10

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo threw a TD pass on his opening drive as a playoff starter before Tevin Coleman ran for a pair of short touchdowns in the San Francisco 49ers’ 27-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC divisional round. The 49ers were able to play ball control against the Vikings’ stout defense, with Coleman accounting for 105 of San Francisco’s 186 yards rushing. San Francisco also limited Dalvin Cook to 18 yards on nine carries.

A-F-C DIVISIONAL GAME: Tennessee 28, Baltimore 12

BALTIMORE (AP) — Derrick Henry ran for 195 yards on 30 carries and threw a three-yard touchdown pass to Corey Davis to lead the Tennessee Titans to a stunning 28-12 win over the Ravens in the AFC divisional playoff game at Baltimore. Ryan Tannehill threw for just 88 yards but had two scoring passes, including a 45-yard TD to Kalif Raymond. Lamar Jackson threw for 365 yards and ran for another 143, but he tossed two interceptions and lost a fumble in the Ravens’ lowest-scoring output of the season.

(college basketball)

(M) Morningside 98, Northwestern  69  —  former Bulldogs, Tyler Borchers (13 pts./4 reb./1 BS) , Will Pottebaum (10 pts./4 reb.) for Morn. and Trent Hilbrands (8 pts./3 reb.) for NW, and former Hinton Blackhawk, Jay Small (14 pts./3 reb.) for NW.

(W) Dubuque 76, Buena Vista 63  —  former Lady Bulldog, Jenn Schneider (9 pts./3 reb./1 asst./1 BS) for BV

(W) Nebraska-Kearney 69, Northeastern State (OK) 46  —  former Lady Bulldog, Madison Dreckman (7 min.- 0 pts./1 reb. 2 assts.) for UNK

(M) Iowa State 81, Oklahoma 68

AMES (AP) — Rasir Bolton had 23 points and six assists, Tyrese Haliburton added 15 points and eight assists and Iowa State subdued Oklahoma 81-68. The Cyclones closed the first half on a 12-0 run capped by a 30-foot buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Haliburton to take a 42-25 lead.

Top 10 results:
(1) Gonzaga 87, Loyola-Marymount 62
(2) Duke 90, Wake Forest 59
(4) Baylor 67, (3) Kansas 55
(5) Auburn 82, Georgia 60
(7) San Diego State 83, Boise State 65
(9) Oregon 78, Arizona State 69


(N-F-L playoffs)

A-F-C DIVISIONAL GAME: Kansas City 51, Houston 31

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Kansas City Chiefs have earned the right to host the AFC championship game against Tennessee by turning a 24-0 deficit into a 51-31 win over Houston. Patrick Mahomes Jr. threw for 321 yards and five touchdowns for the Chiefs, who are the first team in NFL playoff history to win by at least 20 after trailing by at least 20. Travis Kelce  had three second-quarter touchdown receptions and Damien Williams had three TDs, including two on the ground.

N-F-C DIVISIONAL GAME: Green Bay 28, Seattle 23

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Aaron Rodgers connected with Davante Adams for two touchdowns while completing 16 of his 27 passes for 243 yards and no interceptions as the Green Bay Packers downed Seattle, 28-23 to reach the NFC championship game against San Francisco. Adams racked up 160 yards on eight receptions, while Aaron Jones carried 21 times for 62 yards and two scores. Za’Darius Smith and Preston Smith each had two of Green Bay’s five sacks of Russell Wilson, who threw for 277 yards and a TD but couldn’t pull the Seahawks out of a 21-3 halftime hole.