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    State Softball Quarterfinal Times and Pairings

    Sports Spotlight Rankings CLASS 5A Quarterfinals – Monday, July 21st 7:00 p.m. – #1 Johnston (34-4) vs. #10 Waukee (25-16) 7:30 p.m. – #4 Muscatine (37-4) vs. #5 West Des Moines Valley (26-12) Quarterfinals – Tuesday, July 22nd 11:00 a.m. – #2 Dowling Catholic (28-8) vs. #7 Pleasant Valley (30-8) 11:30 a.m. – #3 Cedar Rapids Jefferson (34-6) vs #6 Southeast Polk (28-9) CLASS 4A Quarterfinals – Monday, July 21st 11:30 a.m. – #1 Dallas Center-Grimes (38-1) vs. LeMars (21-16) […]

  • Watson’s Family, Friends Excited Over All-Star Game Debut

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota — Channel 13’s Michael Admire is in Minneapolis for the MLB All-Star game Tuesday night. Iowa-native Tony Watson’s family and friends made the trip up I-35 to cheer him on in his All-Star debut.

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    Twin Cedars’ ‘Angel in the Outfield’

    BUSSEY, Iowa — Bussey is a blur off Highway 5, but worth a stop. People in Bussey take their baseball seriously. “During the summer if you`re out for baseball your life is pretty much baseball,” said senior Hunter Embray. “They`ve put in their time,”said coach Matt Miller, “so the success they have is warranted.” In a town with limited entertainment options, America’s former pastime remains Bussey’s current pastime. “I knew we had a lot of boys that spend time at […]

  • Iowa Nice Guy Throws Out First Pitch

    The Iowa Nice Guy throws out the first pitch at Principal Park then takes a shot at Nebraska.

  • Roosevelt upsets East

    Roosevelt with a confidence building win against the top-ranked Scarlets. East came back in the second game with a 16-2, 6 inning win.

  • Ames Flood Moves Games

    Ames High School played baseball and softball games tonight, but not as scheduled. Instead of home, Ames played the role of visitor.

  • Extended Lunch Break Turns into Party for US Fans

    DES MOINES, Iowa – The nation turned a hue of red, white and blue as team USA took on Germany in the final match of the group stage in the World Cup. In our state’s capital, watch parties were a common sight. “Soccer culture has grown so much, and there’s a ton of excitement this year,” Caroline Devorksky said as she watched the game from the Royal Mile in downtown Des Moines. Not even a rainy day in the middle […]

  • Ankeny Baseball Rivalry

    The year of ‘firsts’ between Ankeny and Centennial are almost done, but not before the two hit the diamond.

  • Inside the Huddle

    The Des Moines Blaze are the undefeated, defending champs, and innovators in semi-pro football. Check out the helmet cam.

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    I-Cubs Fans: Where is Manny Ramirez?

    We’re all waiting, wondering – when will Manny Ramirez be in Des Moines? It’s been 23 days since Ramirez signed with the Cubs but so far no sign of Manny. “Honestly I have no idea. I couldn’t tell you. He might be here this afternoon, might be here tomorrow, might a month form tomorrow. I have no idea,” said I-Cubs General Manager Sam Bernabe. The I-Cubs start an eight-game home stand Tuesday. Tonight’s game is delayed one hour because of […]

  • Looking Up: Preparing 50 Years to Run 5km

      Rheon Wolske was born with scoliosis. She had three surgeries before turning 25 to help straighten her spine, but last year she went under the knife for a life altering 9-hour operation. Doctors replaced a broken rod in her spine which has straightened her back from almost a 50-degree angle to only 15-degrees. Following six months of physical therapy the 65-year old grandma wants to do something she couldn’t physically do for so long. “I know I don`t look […]

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    Championship Games Postponed

    The Iowa State High School Association pushes the Boys State Soccer Championships to Tuesday. “Extremely heavy rains have rendered the field unsafe to play on,” tweets IASHAA information director Bud Legg. All championship games will be played on Field Nine Tuesday afternoon: Class 1A at 12:05 PM, Class 2A (Perry vs. Norwalk) at 2:30 PM, Class 3A (Johnston vs. Iowa City West) at 5:00 PM.