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MONDAY RESULTS – November 16

(N-F-L football)

Minnesota 19, Chicago 13

  CHICAGO — Kirk Cousins threw for 293 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Minnesota Vikings to a 19-13 Monday night victory over the Chicago Bears.  Cousins connected with Adam Thielen on a 6-yard TD pass in the fourth quarter to put the Vikings in front to stay.  The Bears had the lead after a 104-yard kickoff return by Cordarrelle Patterson.

(high school football)

Le Mars head football coach Gabe Tardive announced to his team at their postseason banquet over the weekend that he was stepping down as Bulldogs coach after nine seasons.  Tardive completed his 9th season last month with a playoff loss to Storm Lake to close out a 1-6 season.  Tardive’s teams made three playoff appearances with his first team in 2012 finishing 7-3.  Tardive’s resignation has yet to be acting on by the Le Mars Community school board.

(high school track)

Longtime track official, Cornie Wassink of Alton, Iowa, died last Thursday at age 70 at the University of Minnesota Fairview Hospital after contracting Covid 19.  Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday at the New Hope Evangelical Free Church with visitation scheduled for Tuesday from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Oolman Funeral Home in Orange City.  Wassink was best known as a starter official for many track and field events in the area as well as cross country.  He also served as starter at the Drake Relays as well as the Iowa State track meet in Des Moines.  He co-founded the Iowa Association of Track Officials.  He officiated in eight different sports during his career and was inducted into the Iowa High School Athletic Association Officials Hall-of-Fame in 2008.  He was an outstanding offensive lineman for Northwestern College, earning All-American honors in 1972 and was named Offensive M-V-P on the 1972 Northwestern College National runner-up team.  He worked for 41 years for the Red Raiders Advancement office after graduation.




NEW YORK — The N-B-A announced its plans for the new season Tuesday.  The 72-game season will open December 22 and will feature a post-season play-in tournament leading up to the play-offs.  The N-B-A finals could stretch all the way to July 22.

CLEMSON  —  Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence says he’s has fully recovered from his bout with Covid 19 and is is ready to return to action for the fourth-ranked Tigers.  He’s missed the last two games.

CHICAGO —Theo Epstein is stepping down as the Chicago Cubs’ president of baseball operations after nine seasons.  Epstein transformed the long-suffering Cubs and helped bring home a drought-busting World Series championship in 2016.  General Manager Jed Hoyer will take over for Epstein.

(college basketball)

Morningside vs. Dakota State at the Pentagon Center in Sioux Falls – ppd.




NEW YORK — The N-B-A will hold it’s draft Wednesday, a month before the start of the 2020-2021 season.  Former Iowa State guard, Tyrese Halliburton, is expected to be selected in the first round.

REMSEN — The Remsen St. Mary’s football team left Remsen at midday Wednesday for Cedar Falls where the team plays for Iowa’s eight-man football championship at 10 am Thursday morning against Fremont-Mills.

(college basketball)

Northwestern 91, Jamestown 78  —  former Hinton Blackhawk Jay Small had 17 points and former Le Mars Bulldog Trent Hilbrands added 11 for Northwestern.

Dakota Wesleyan 80, Dordt 78



(high school football)


#2-Remsen St. Mary’s (12-0) 48, #10-Fremont-Mills (8-2) 0

  CEDAR FALLS — Blaine Harpenau accounted for five touchdowns and 222 total yards to earn M-V-P honors, leading No. 2 Remsen St. Mary’s to an impressive 48-0 victory over No. 10 Fremont-Mills to win the eight-man State championship for the second time in the school’s history.  Harpenau ran for the first two scores of the game on one-yard runs to stake the Hawks to a 14-0 lead after a quarter.  Harpenau connected with Ryan Willman and Damon Brownmiller on TD-passes in the second quarter to put St. Mary’s in front 27-0 at halftime.  Levi Waldschmitt’s two yard touchdown run and another Harpenau-to-Brownmiller TD pass extended the lead to 41-0 heading into the fourth quarter where Brendan Fisch capped the scoring with a 25-yard run.  Harpenau finished with 85 yards rushing and connected on 8-of-9 passes for 137 yards.  Brownmiller had five catches for 95 yards.  The defense redeemed themselves with a shutout after giving up 94 points last week in the semifinals.  The Hawks held Nebraska recruit, Seth Malcolm, to 57 yards on 18 carries and limited the Knights to just 119 yards of offense.  Remsen St. Mary’s, which last won a title 16 years ago in 2004, finished the season at 12-0.

#3-Iowa City Regina (11-1) 52, #1-Grundy Center (11-1) 28

#9-North Scott (8-1) 30, #2-Harlan (11-1) 6

(N-F-L football)

Seattle 28, Arizona 21

  SEATTLE — Russell Wilson fired touchdown passes to T.J. Metcalf and Tyler Lockett to lift Seattle to a 28-21 victory over Arizona Thursday night.  Wilson finished 23-of-28 for 197 yards and two touchdowns for the 7-3 Seahawks.  The Cardinals fall to 6-4 despite Kyler Murray’s 269-yard passing performance that including scoring strike to Chase Edmonds and Dan Arnold.  Jason Myers kicked a pair of field goals for Seattle, including a 41-yarder with 2:19 to play to extend the Seahawks lead to 7 points.

(N-B-A draft)

The Minnesota Timberwolves selected Georgia freshman Anthony Edwards as the number one pick in Wednesday’s N-B-A draft.  Golden State then selected Memphis center James Wiseman number two with LaMelo Ball going third to Charlotte.  Iowa State standout Tyrese Halliburton was selected 12th by the Sacramento Kings.



FRIDAY RESULTS – November 20

(high school football)


#1-OA-BCIG (12-0) 33, #2-Van Meter (11-1) 26

#5-Waukon (10-1) 28, #2-Central Lyon/G-L-R (11-1) 14

#2-Ankeny (11-1) 42, #1-Southeast Polk (10-1) 14

(college football)

Minnesota 34, Purdue 31

(college basketball)

Iowa City, IA — This year’s CyHawk football game was canceled due to COVID-19, but the in-state rivals will meet on the hardwood next month. The Iowa Hawkeyes and Iowa State Cyclones men’s basketball teams will play December 11th in Iowa City. The matchup was announced today (Friday). Iowa has won the last two meetings in the series.




(college football)

AMES — Brock Purdy was 16-of-20 passing for 236 yards and three touchdowns to lead No. 17 Iowa State to a 45-0 blitz of Kansas State Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium.  Former West Sioux Falcon, Hunter Dekkers, played in final quarter for the Cyclones and went 3-for-5 for 63 yards.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Mekhi Sargent ran for two touchdowns and 101 yards and Davion Nixon returned an interception 71 yards for a clinching touchdown in the final quarter Saturday as Iowa claimed their third straight victory, 41-21, over winless Penn State.  The Hawkeyes took advantage of four turnovers.

(17) Iowa State (6-2) 45, Kansas State 0
Iowa (3-2) 41, Penn State 21
Illinois 41, Nebraska (1-3) 23

Top 10 games:
(1) Alabama 63, Kentucky 3
(3) Ohio State 42, (9) Indiana 35
(4) Clemson at Florida State – ppd. – Covid 19
(5) Texas A&M vs. Mississippi – ppd. – Covid 19
(6) Florida 38, Vanderbilt 17
(7) Cincinnati 36, U-C-F 33
(8) B-Y-U 66, North Alabama 14
(19) Northwestern 17, (10) Wisconsin 7

G-P-A-C games:
Morningside 57, Hastings 0
Dordt 64, Briar Cliff 0

(college basketball)

(W) Nebraska-Kearney 62, Washburn 52 —  former Le Mars standout Madison Dreckman logged seven minutes and had 4 points and 4 rebounds for UNK.

Morningside 68, Mount Marty 58  —  former Le Mars Bulldog Will Pottebaum (11 pts.) for Morn.

Northwestern 97, Midland Lutheran 79  —  former Hinton standout Jay Small (14 pts.) and former Le Mars Bulldog Trent Hilbrands (8 pts.) for NW

Concordia (NE.) 82, Dordt 59

Briar Cliff is not  scheduled



SUNDAY RESULTS – November 22

(N-F-L football)

Cleveland 22, Philadelphia 17
New Orleans 24, Atlanta 9
Washington 20, Cincinnati 9
Carolina 20, Detroit 0
Pittsburgh (10-0) 27, Jacksonville 3
Tennessee 30, Baltimore 24, OT
Houston 27, New England 20
Denver 20, Miami 13
L-A Chargers 34, N-Y Jets (0-10) 28
Indianapolis 34, Green Bay 31, OT
Dallas 31, Minnesota 28
Kansas City (9-1) 35, Las Vegas 31

Monday: L-A Rams at Tampa Bay