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Area Scoreboard from Wednesday (10/16)



  • #14 William Penn 5, Clarke 0



  • Clarke 3, William Penn 0
  • U-W Lacrosse 2, U-W Platteville 0



  • U-W Platteville 3, Dubuque 2

Bo Ryan-Small College Hall of Fame

Former Wisconsin Platteville men’s basketball coach Bo Ryan will be inducted into another hall of fame later this month.

Ryan will be one of 12 former players and coaches enshrined into the 2019 class of the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame during ceremonies on October 31st in St. Joseph, Missouri.

Ryan guided the Pioneers to four NCAA Division III National Championships in 1991, 1995, 1998 and 1999. The ’95 and ’98 titlists posted 31-0 and 30-0 records, respectively, only the second and third time that feat has been accomplished in DIII history.

Ryan was named DIII National Coach of the Year four times and also earned WSUC/WIAC Coach of the Year honors six times. He is a member of the UW-Platteville Athletic Hall of Fame, the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame and the Hall of Fame at Wilkes University (his alma mater).

Game 4 pushed to tonight…McDavid and Draisaitl lead Oilers over Flyers 6-3…Tanev lifts Penguins over Avalanche 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) – Rain has pushed Game 4 of the AL Championship Series to tonight. And the Houston Astros and New York Yankees will play Game 5 on Friday at Yankee Stadium and Game 6 in Houston on Saturday if necessary. Houston leads the series 2-1. It’s expected that Houston will start Zack Greinke  against the Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka in a rematch of      Game 1. Tanaka pitched six sterling innings as New York won the opener 7-0.

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) – Connor McDavid had a goal and four assists, Leon Draisaitl added two goals and one assist, and the Edmonton Oilers’ dynamic duo continued their sizzling start to the season in a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. It was McDavid’s third career five-point game.

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Brandon Tanev scored a short-handed goal in overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins handed the Colorado Avalanche their first loss of the season with a 3-2 victory Wednesday night. Tanev, Pittsburgh’s biggest free-agent pickup in the offseason, scored his first goal with his new team 3:57 into the extra session. He became the second player in franchise history with a short-handed overtime goal, joining Mario Lemieux on Jan. 22, 1996.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Joe Maddon has agreed to become the Los Angeles Angels’ manager. Maddon and the Angels agreed to terms on a deal to reunite the veteran manager with the organization where he spent the first three decades of his baseball career. Maddon left the Chicago Cubs by mutual consent last month after they missed the playoffs for the first time in his five-year tenure. In 2016, he led the Cubs to their first World Series title in 108 years.

CLEVELAND (AP) – Cleveland Browns star defensive end Myles Garrett says he was punched in the face by a “fan” who wanted to take a picture with him. Garrett posted on his Twitter account that the man delivered a blow that had little effect. The muscular 6-foot-4, 270-pounder joked that his attacker should have “put your legs into it.” A Browns spokesman said the team is aware of the incident “and appropriate law enforcement authorities have been notified.”

National Scoreboard from Wednesday (10/16)


Final Columbus 3 Dallas 2
Final OT Pittsburgh 3 Colorado 2
Final Washington 4 Toronto 3
Final Edmonton 6 Philadelphia 3
Final Anaheim 5 Buffalo 2
Final San Jose 5 Carolina 2

Area Scoreboard from Tuesday (10/15)



  • (#1 5A) Cedar Falls 3, Senior 0
  • Waterloo West 3, (#13 5A) Hempstead 2
  • (#13 4A)Western Dubuque 3, Waterloo East 0
  • Linn-Mar 3, (#3 4A) Wahlert 2 (Set 4 Linn Mar won 33-31 to send it to 5)
  • Easton Valley 3, Bellevue Marquette Catholic 2
  • Cascade beat Durant and West Branch 2-0 in River Valley Conference Tournament
  • Bellevue lost to West Liberty 2-0 then beat Mid-Prairie 2-1 and Anamosa 2-0 in River Valley Conference Tourney.


  • Cuba City 3, Boscobel 0
  • Shullsburg 3, Cassville 0
  • Boscobel 3, Mineral Point 0
  • Fennimore 3, Southwestern 0
  • Potosi 3, Belmont 0





  • Luther 3, Dubuque 0
  • Loras 2, Wartburg 1
  • UW Platteville 3, St. Norbert 0


  • Dubuque 1, Luther 1 (2 OT)
  • Wartburg 1, Loras 0


  • #12 Grand View 3, Clarke 1


  • Clarke finished 11th following 2nd round play at the NAIA Midwest Invitational at TPC Deere Run in Silvis. The Pride shot a 320 yesterday and totaled +70 638 which was 56 strokes back of champion Bellevue University. Clarke was led by Kade Salemi who tied for 20th with a two round score 152 (+10).

Cuba City to Approve Brad Lutes New Girls Basketball Coach

The Cuba City School Board will meet tonight to put their official stamp of approval on naming Brad Lutes as the new head varsity girls basketball coach of the Cuban program.

In May, Lutes was hired as the new Cuba City elementary principal and will take over for Hall of fame coach Jeff Pustina. Most recently, Lutes was the junior varsity boys coach at Sun Prairie High School.

Pustina currently ranks third in Wisconsin girls basketball state history for wins with 662 and finished with a stunning win percentage of .826 (662-139) which included nine state championships . In August, he was named an assistant women’s coach at University of Wisconsin Platteville.

Nats take NL pennant…Astros go up 2-1 on Yankees…Rams get Ramsey from Jaguars…Bears lose Hicks

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Washington Nationals have their first National League pennant after erupting for seven runs in the first inning to complete a four-game sweep of St. Louis, 7-4. Trea Turner led off the game with a hit, scored the first run and capped the Nats’ outburst with a two-run single. The Cardinals managed just six runs and 16 hits the entire series, allowing a Washington team advance to a World Series for the first time since the 1933 Senators.

NEW YORK (AP) – Gerrit Cole worked seven shutout innings and the Houston Astros took a two-games-to-one lead in the American League Championship Series with a 4-1 victory over the New York Yankees. Cole struck out seven and allowed four hits while improving to 3-0 with a 0.40 ERA in three starts this postseason. Jose Altuve and Josh Reddick belted solo homers to back Cole, who is 19-0 in 25 starts since a May 22 loss to the Chicago White Sox.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – The Jacksonville Jaguars have finally parted with Jalen Ramsey by sending the disgruntled cornerback to the Los Angeles Rams for first-round picks in 2020 and 2021, along with a fourth-round pick in 2021. Ramsey is one of the NFL’s elite defensive backs, earning two Pro Bowl selections and one first-team All-Pro nod in three seasons with Jaguars. The fifth overall pick in the 2016 draft has nine career interceptions along with innumerable conflicts with his coaches, the front office and the Jags’ opponents.

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – The Chicago Bears have put Pro Bowl defensive tackle Akiem Hicks on injured reserve, the latest blow on the injury front for a team trying to keep up in the NFC North. Hicks suffered an elbow injury Oct. 6 against the Oakland Raiders. Coach Matt Nagy had suggested Hicks might return this season, and putting him on IR allows the Bears to bring him back in eight weeks.

TORONTO (AP) – Canada has beaten the United States men’s soccer team for the first time in 34 years, getting second-half goals from Alphonso Davies and Lucas Cavallini for a 2-0 victory in the CONCACAF Nations League. The Americans hadn’t lost to Canada in 17 games and didn’t allow a goal in their previous four meetings. The 21st-ranked U.S. was coming off last week’s opening 7-0 home rout of Cuba.

National Scoreboard from Tuesday (10/15)


Final Houston 4 N-Y Yankees 1 (Houston leads 2-1)


Final Washington 7 St. Louis 4 (Washington wins series 4-0)


Final Tampa Bay 3 Montreal 1
Final Toronto 4 Minnesota 2
Final Arizona 4 Winnipeg 2
Final Calgary 3 Philadelphia 1
Final Vancouver 5 Detroit 1
Final Nashville 5 Vegas 2
Final Carolina 2 Los Angeles 0

W-D Strengthens #1 Grip

Following their victory in their number one verses number two show down over Cedar Rapids Xavier on Friday, the Western Dubuque football team has strengthened their grip on the number one ranking in this week’s Class 3-A Associated Press Iowa High School Football rankings.  The Bobcats received 9 of 10 first place votes and 99 points. Solon is ranked 2nd this week followed by Xavier.

No other area team was ranked again this week.

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2019 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:

Class 4A
Record Pts Prv
1. West Des Moines Valley (9) 7-0 99 1
2. West Des Moines Dowling 6-1 84 3
3. Cedar Falls (1) 7-0 82 2
4. Ankeny Centennial 6-1 71 4
5. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 6-1 62 6
6. Des Moines Roosevelt 6-1 41 7
7. Southeast Polk 5-2 35 8
8. Bettendorf 5-2 30 5
9. Ankeny 4-3 20 9
10. Waukee 4-3 12 NR
Others receiving votes: Dubuque Senior 5. Cedar Rapids Prairie 3. Marion Linn-Mar 3. Sioux City East 2. Indianola 1.

Class 3A
Record Pts Prv
1. Epworth Western Dubuque (9) 7-0 99 1
2. Solon 7-0 87 3
3. Cedar Rapids Xavier 6-1 75 2
4. Independence (1) 7-0 57 6
5. Eldridge North Scott 6-1 56 5
6. Sergeant Bluff-Luton 6-1 44 7
7. Council Bluffs Lewis Central 6-1 35 4
8. Norwalk 6-1 29 8
9. Dallas Center-Grimes 6-1 23 9
10. Glenwood 6-1 16 NR
(tie) Washington 5-2 16 10
Others receiving votes: Harlan 11. Pella 2.

Class 2A
Record Pts Prv
1. Waukon (8) 7-0 98 1
2. Clear Lake (2) 7-0 89 2
3. Algona 7-0 78 3
4. Des Moines Christian 7-0 65 T5
5. Greene County 7-0 63 4
6. O-A BCIG 7-0 54 7
7. Waterloo Columbus 6-1 37 T5
8. State Center West Marshall 5-2 17 NR
9. Sioux Center 5-2 16 T10
10. Spirit Lake 5-2 11 NR
Others receiving votes: Van Horne Benton 8. Nevada 4. Tipton 4. Williamsburg 2. Monroe PCM 2. Camanche 2.

Class 1A
Record Pts Prv
1. Dike-New Hartford (7) 7-0 95 1
2. Van Meter (1) 7-0 88 2
3. Hull Western Christian (1) 7-0 75 4
4. Hawarden West Sioux 6-1 58 8
5. South Central Calhoun (1) 7-0 53 6
6. West Branch 7-0 50 5
(tie) Treynor 7-0 50 7
8. Inwood West Lyon 6-1 37 3
9. Sigourney-Keota 7-0 23 9
10. Iowa City Regina 6-1 15 10
Others receiving votes: Underwood 4. Panora Panorama 2.

Class A
Record Pts Prv
1. Britt West Hancock (8) 7-0 98 1
2. St. Ansgar (2) 7-0 91 2
3. Traer North Tama 7-0 71 3
4. Grundy Center 6-1 59 5
5. Monona MFL-Mar-Mac 7-0 58 4
6. Edgewood-Colesburg 6-1 54 7
7. Earlham 6-1 42 8
8. Moville Woodbury Central 6-1 30 9
9. Brooklyn BGM 6-1 17 NR
10. Neola Tri-Center 4-3 8 NR
Others receiving votes: Paullina South O’Brien 5. Sloan Westwood 5. Le Mars Gehlen Catholic 5. Hinton 4. Calmar South Winneshiek 2. Belle Plaine 1.

Class 8-Man
Record Pts Prv
1. Gilbertville-Don Bosco (9) 7-0 99 1
2. Remsen Saint Mary’s (1) 7-0 85 2
3. Jackson Junction Turkey Valley 7-0 80 3
4. Audubon 7-1 67 4
5. Easton Valley 7-0 55 5
6. Anita CAM 7-0 51 6
7. Harris-Lake Park 6-1 33 8
(tie) Coon Rapids-Bayard 6-1 33 7
9. Fremont Mills, Tabor 4-1 16 NR
10. Lenox 7-1 9 NR
Others receiving votes: Gladbrook-Reinbeck 7. Janesville 5. Montezuma 3. Ackley AGWSR 3. Wyoming Midland 2. Marengo Iowa Valley 2.

U-D, Loras Athletes Honored by A-R-C

Several University of Dubuque and Loras College athletes have been recognized by the American Rivers Conference as Athletes of the Week in their respective sports.

The University of Dubuque swept the conference football player of the week honors. Defensive back Josh Ezekiel was named the Defensive Player of the Week and wide receiver Emanuel Jenkins was named the Offensive player of the week. Both played big rolls in the Spartans dominating 28-7 victory at Central on Saturday.

Loras swept the weekly accolades in volleyball: former Wahlert prep Krystal Tranel was named the Defensive Player of the Week while teammate Jackie Alberto was named Offensive Player of the Week.

Dubuque also swept honors in women’s soccer: Alexa Martin was named player of the week on Defense and Amanda Chlebek was cited as Offensive Player of the Week.

Last but not least:

  • Brandon White of Dubuque was named the A-R-C Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

More information: https://rollrivers.com/news/2019/10/14/football-luthers-bourget-simpsons-triana-vasquez-named-a-r-c-athletes-of-the-week.aspx

Nats up 3-0 after blasting Cards…Stanton hopes to play today…Packers rally past Lions

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Washington Nationals can close out the first National League pennant in franchise history by beating the St. Louis Cardinals this evening. Stephen Strasburg struck out 12 while allowing an unearned run and seven hits over seven innings of the Nationals’ 8-1 rout of the Redbirds. Howie Kendrick doubled three times and drove in three runs for the Nats, who have outscored the Cards 13-2 in the series.

NEW YORK (AP) – New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is trying to heal up a strained right quad that kept him out of the starting lineup for Game 2 of the AL Championship Series in Houston. The teams are tied 1-all, and manager Aaron Boone is hopeful Stanton can recover in time to start Game 3 this afternoon at Yankee Stadium. Stanton was injured running out an infield single in the second inning of Game 1 but remained in the game and homered off Zack Greinke in a 7-0 victory.

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Yankees and Houston Astros plan all-bullpen games from the start in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series in the Bronx. Houston manager AJ Hinch anticipates rookie right-hander Jose Urquidy will pitch at some point in Game 4 but preferred to call it “a bullpen day.” Yanks skipper Aaron Boone says he can see regular-season starter J.A. Happ in his mix of Wednesday hurlers.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The Green Bay Packers still lead the NFC North after Aaron Rodgers engineered a pair of late scoring drives in a 23-22 comeback win over the Detroit Lions. Mason Crosby’s 23-yard field goal as time expired gives the Packers a 5-1 record and drops the Lions to 2-2-1. Detroit led 22-13 until Rodgers hit Allen Lazard for a 35-yard touchdown with 9:01 to play.

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) – Ryan Blaney outdueled Ryan Newman over the final two laps to win NASCAR’s Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway and earn a berth in the third round of the playoffs. Blaney lost the lead to Newman before getting a push from fellow Ford driver Aric Almirola to earn his first win of the year and join Kyle Larson in the round of eight. Denny Hamlin was third, followed by Almirola and Michael McDowell as Ford took four of the top five spots.

National Scoreboard from Monday (10/14)

National League Championship Series

Final Washington 8 St. Louis 1 (Washington leads 3-0)


Final Boston 4 Anaheim 2
Final OT N-Y Islanders 3 St. Louis 2
Final Florida 6 New Jersey 4
Final Minnesota 2 Ottawa 0
Final Buffalo 4 Dallas 0
Final Colorado 6 Washington 3
Final Chicago 3 Edmonton 1


Final Green Bay 23 Detroit 22

Gaber’s Game Winner Leads Fighting Saints to 4-0 Start

The Fighting Saints scored three times in the final six minutes of the game to down the Tri-City Storm 3-1 on Sunday afternoon. Ty Jackson tied the game late and Riese Gaber potted the game-winner with 24 seconds remaining in regulation as Dubuque remained perfect on the season. Dubuque won for the fourth time when trailing.

Next up for Dubuque, another two road games as they play Des Moines Friday and Sioux City on Saturday.

Correa lets Astros tie series…Tigers climb to No. 2 in AP football poll…NASCAR tries again

HOUSTON (AP) – The American League Championship Series is tied at a game apiece after Carlos Correa belted a walk-off, solo homer off J.A. Happ in the 11th inning to give the Houston Astros a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees. Aaron Judge belted a two-run blast in the fourth inning to put the Yankees ahead 2-1, but Houston forced extra innings on George Springer’s fifth-inning blast. The series resumes tomorrow in New York when Luis Severino will take the mound for the Yanks against Gerrit Cole.

NEW YORK (AP) – LSU has moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll. The Tigers jumped from No. 5, past No. 3 Clemson and No. 4 Ohio State, after beating Florida in a matchup of unbeaten teams. Georgia dropped from No. 3 to No. 10 after losing at home to South Carolina in double overtime. Alabama is No. 1 for the third consecutive week. Wisconsin has moved up to 6th this week and Iowa dropped to 23rd.

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) – Yesterday’s NASCAR playoff race at Talladega Superspeedway was red-flagged and halted for the day because of rain. NASCAR called the red flag at the end of the first stage of Sunday’s race. They are scheduled to pick up the race this afternoon. Hendrick driver William Byron won the first stage, with teammates Alex Bowman and Jimmie Johnson right behind him.

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) – Lanto Griffin has qualified for the Masters by capturing the Houston Open. Griffin took the lead with a 35-foot birdie putt on the 16th hole and sank a 6-foot par on the final hole for a 3-under 69 and a one-shot victory over Mark Hubbard and Scott Harrington. None of the three had won on the PGA Tour. Harrington missed a 15-foot birdie putt on the 18th and shot 67.

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) – Simone Biles has broken the all-time record for most medals by any gymnast at the world championships by winning the balance beam competition yesterday in Stuttgart. It’s the 24th world championship medal for Biles, breaking a tie on 23 with the Belarusian men’s gymnast Vitaly Scherbo. Biles scored 15.066 on the beam after a near-flawless routine.

National Scoreboard from Sunday (10/13)


Final Houston 3 N-Y Yankees 2 (11 Innings) (Series tied 1-1)


Final Pittsburgh 7 Winnipeg 2
Final Vegas 5 Los Angeles 2
Final San Jose 3 Calgary 1


Final Carolina 37 Tampa Bay 26
Final Houston 31 Kansas City 24
Final Seattle 32 Cleveland 28
Final Baltimore 23 Cincinnati 17
Final New Orleans 13 Jacksonville 6
Final Minnesota 38 Philadelphia 20
Final Washington 17 Miami 16
Final San Francisco 20 L.A. Rams 7
Final Arizona 34 Atlanta 33
Final N-Y Jets 24 Dallas 22
Final Denver 16 Tennessee 0
Final Pittsburgh 24 L.A. Chargers 17

Sunday Scorecard








U-W Whitewater-21

U-W Platteville-14


Clarke-Bye Week


Iowa State-38

West Virginia-14


North Dakota State-46



Temple 30 (23)Memphis 28
(6)Oklahoma 34 (11)Texas 27
(16)Michigan 42 Illinois 25
South Carolina 20 (3)Georgia 17
(2)Clemson 45 Florida St. 14
(25)Cincinnati 38 Houston 23
(8)Wisconsin 38 Michigan St. 0
(18)Arizona St. 38 Washington St. 34
(1)Alabama 47 (24)Texas A&M 28
(22)Baylor 33 Texas Tech 30
Louisville 62 (19)Wake Forest 59
(10)Penn St. 17 (17)Iowa 12
(9)Notre Dame 30 Southern Cal 27
(15)Utah 52 Oregon St. 7
(5)LSU 42 (7)Florida 28
(14)Boise St. 59 Hawaii 37


Final N-Y Yankees 7 Houston 0


Final Washington 3 St. Louis 1

Sports Updates for Saturday, October 12, 2019

High School Football Scores

Bellevue 21, North Cedar, Stanwood 6

Cascade 36, Dyersville Beckman 20

Cedar Falls 48, Waterloo West 17

Center Point-Urbana 7, Maquoketa 0

Senior 36, Hempstead 28

Edgewood-Colesburg 39, Alburnett 0

Western Dubuque 20, Cedar Rapids Xavier 14

MFL-Mar-Mac 25, Lisbon 16

Maquoketa Valley 50, Clayton Ridge 0

Cedar Rapids Prairie 46, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 19

Wahlert 30, Marion 0

Benton/Shullsburg 30, River Ridge 14

Fennimore 21, Cuba City 14

Iowa-Grant 18, Luther 6

Lancaster 34, Aquinas 0

Mineral Point 47, Darlington 16

Pecatonica/Argyle 12, Belleville 6

Platteville 24, Arcadia 20

Potosi/Cassville 44, Southwestern 8

Prairie du Chien 58, Dodgeville 8

Richland Center 24, Viroqua 21

Dakota 20, Galena 12

Durand/Pecatonica 28, East Dubuque 8

Major League Baseball

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Anibal Sanchez carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals took Game 1 of the National League Championship series by defeating the Cardinals, 2-0 in St. Louis last night. The no-hit bid ended when pinch-hitter Jose Martinez singled with two-out in the eighth before Sean Doolittle got the last four outs to finish the combined one-hitter. Yan Gomes hit an RBI double in the second inning and Howie Kendrick singled home the insurance run in the eighth.

HOUSTON (AP) – The starting pitchers are set for the first three games of the AL Championship Series between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees. The Astros will send Zack Greinke to the mound against Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka  for the opener today in Houston. Greinke will be followed in the Astros’ rotation by Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole, while Yankees manager Aaron Boone will counter with James Paxton and Luis Severino.

PGA News

HUMBLE, Texas (AP) – Peter Malnati was the clubhouse leader when the second round of the PGA’s Houston Open was suspended by darkness. The expectant father started strong and shot 7-under 65 for a 10 under total. The 32-year-old Malnati has been playing professionally since 2009 and has one career PGA Tour title. First round co-leader Talor Gooch was 9 under through 14 holes when play was stopped.

U.S. Soccer

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. men’s soccer team enjoyed a laugher in its first CONCACAF Nations League match. Weston McKennie scored 32 seconds into the game and had the fastest hat trick from the kickoff in U.S. history as the Americans hammered Cuba, 7-0 in Washington. McKennie’s third goal put the Yanks ahead, 4-0 just 13 minutes into the game. Jordan Morris scored and tied a U.S. record with three assists.

Other Sports Updates

UNDATED (AP) – Olympic gold medalist Conor Dwyer has announced his retirement shortly after receiving a 20-month doping ban for having testosterone pellets inserted into his hip. The 30-year-old Dwyer helped the US win relay gold medals in 2012 and 2016 and an individual bronze in 2016. He tested positive three times between Nov. 15 and Dec. 20 last year. His ban was made effective on Dec. 21, meaning he wouldn’t have been eligible for next year’s Olympics.

High School Football Friday Night

One of the most anticipated Iowa High School football games of the season takes place tomorrow evening at Buchman Field in Epworth as the top ranked Western Dubuque collide with the 2nd ranked Cedar Rapids Xavier Saints.

The two programs last met playing for a 3-A state championship under the roof of the UNI-Dome in the final game last season with the Saints overcoming a halftime deficit to defeat the Bobcats for the title. Get their early for the 5 o’clock sophomore game if you want a seat.

Meanwhile at Dalzell Field, the Hempstead Mustangs meet the Senior Rams, with the Mustangs being the designated home team. Both team will be fighting to stay alive for a potential playoff spot at the end of the season. You can hear the game broadcast on AM 1370 and kdth.com with pregame around 7:05pm.

Also tonight:

Area Iowa:
Wahlert at Marion

Dyersville Beckman at Cascade

Bellevue hosts North Cedar

Area Wisconsin:

Platteville at Arcadia

Darlington at Mineral Point

Cuba City hosts Fennimore

Lancaster hosts Aquinas

Benton/Scales Mound/Shullsburg hosts River Ridge at Shullsburg

Southwestern hosts Potosi/Cassville

Area Illinois:

East Dubuque hosts Durand

Galena hosts Dakota



Area Scoreboard from Thursday (10/10)

High School Cross Country

The Hempstead boys and Senior girls ran to the Mississippi Valley Conference Super Meet championships yesterday in Iowa City. On the boys side; Hempstead totaled 47 points including 3 runners in the top 10 lead by Ryan Winger who won the individual title, teammate Mason Suarez was 6th and Marcus Leitzen was 10th. Cedar Fallls was 2nd with 70.  Western Dubuque was 9th, Wahlert 10th and Senior was 12th.

On the girls side: Senior totaled 72, with Linn Mar 2nd with 78. The Rams had three top 10 finishes led by Lillian Schmidt in 3rd and Claire Edmonson right behind in 4th and Izzy Gordon was 7th. Hempstead was 5th, Western Dubuque 6th, and Wahlert was 7th.


High School Volleyball


  • (#5 4A)West Delaware 3, (#3 2A) Dyersville Beckman 1
  • Cal-Wheatland 3, Bellevue Marquette Catholic 1
  • West Branch 3, Cascade 2
  • Bellevue 3, Mid-Prairie 1


  • (#3 D-2) Platteville 3, Dodgeville 0
  • Cuba City 3, Mineral Point 0
  • Benton 3, Potosi 0
  • Southwestern 3, Boscobel 0
  • Highland 3, Cassville 0
  • Darlington 3, Riverdale 1


  • Galena 2, East Dubuque 1

Astros oust Rays…Phils drop Kapler…Pats stay unbeaten…Jags owner expects Ramsey to play Sunday

HOUSTON (AP) – Gerrit Cole worked eight strong innings and the Houston Astros reached the American League Championship Series by whipping the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-1 in Game 5 of the ALDS. Cole followed his 15-strikeout performance in Game 1 of the ALDS by fanning 10 while limiting the wild-card champs to one run and two hits. Jose Altuve  poked an RBI single to spark the Astros’ four-run first inning before he and Michael Brantley hit back-to-back homers in the eighth to cap the scoring.

NEW YORK (AP) – New York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks could make a surprise return from elbow injury to start in AL Championship Series against Houston. The switch-hitter has not played since Aug. 3. CC Sabathia also could be back on the roster after missing the Division Series sweep of Minnesota because of a sore pitching shoulder. The 39-year-old left-hander is retiring after the postseason.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The Philadelphia Phillies are the eighth major league team currently without a manager after Gabe Kapler was let go today. Kapler went 161-163 in two years at the helm, including an 81-81 mark this season following the acquisitions of All-Stars Bryce Harper and J.T. Realmuto . The Phils have missed the postseason the last eight years since a string of five straight NL East titles.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – Tom Brady is No. 2 on the NFL’s career list for passing yards and the New England Patriots are 6-0 for the first time since 2015 after thumping the New York Giants, 35-14. Brady ran for two touchdowns and threw for 334 yards to pass Peyton Manning on the all-time list. New York QB Daniel Jones had his worst game since taking over for Eli Manning in Week 3, completing just 15 of 31 passes for 161 yards and three interceptions while the Giants played without four of their top offensive weapons.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan expects cornerback Jalen Ramsey to play this Sunday. Khan told a financial news site, The Street, he had a “heart to heart” with the disgruntled defensive back earlier this week and said Ramsey is scheduled to play against New Orleans. Ramsey has practiced on a limited basis the last two days after missing seven straight because of illness, back tightness and the birth of his second daughter.

National Scoreboard from Thursday (10/10)


Final Houston 6 Tampa Bay 1 (Houston win series 3-2)


Final New England 35 N-Y Giants 14



Detroit 4, Montreal 2
Pittsburgh 2, Anaheim 1
Tampa Bay 7, Toronto 3
Edmonton 4, New Jersey 3, SO
St. Louis 6, Ottawa 4
Winnipeg 5, Minnesota 2
Nashville 6, Washington 5
San Jose 5, Chicago 4
Calgary 3, Dallas 2, SO
Colorado 4, Boston 2
Arizona 4, Vegas 1

Iowa HS Volleyball Post Season Pairings

The pairings for the Iowa High School Volleyball post season regional tournaments have been announced.

Three time defending 4-A state champ Wahlert will begin their attempt at a four-peat  beginning Tuesday October 29 in the Region 7 semi-final playing host to the winner of the Central Dewitt at Western Dubuque first round match on Wednesday, October 23rd. Also that night, Maquoketa will host Clinton with the winner to meet Clear Creek-Amana in the semis

In Class 5-A Region 7: Senior will travel to Linn-Mar on October 23rd with the winner to play at Hempstead in the semi’s on the 29th.

In Class 2-A Region 7: Dyersville Beckman is the top seed and will play Monday, October 28th against the winner of the Postville at Sumner- Fredricksburg first round match on October 22nd.  Also on October 28th Clayton Ridge travel to MFL Mar-Mac.

In Class 2-A Region 8: Bellevue hosts Northeast on the 22nd with winner meeting North Cedar in the next round. On the 28th, Cascade will host Maquoketa Valley.

In Class 1-A Region 7: Bellevue Marquette Catholic will travel to Clinton Prince of Peace on October 22nd.

All the pairings: https://www.ighsau.org/news/2019-regional-volleyball-pairings/

Area Scoreboard from Wednesday (10/9)



  • Luther 3, Loras 1
  • Dubuque 1, Wartburg 0
  • Grand View 5, Clarke 0


  • Grand View 2, Clarke 0
  • Loras 2, Luther 1
  • Dubuque 2, Wartburg 1
  • Viterbo 2, UW Platteville 1


  • UW Whitewater 3, UW Platteville 0

Cardinals, Nationals reach NLCS…Dolphins sticking with Rosen…Burfict loses appeal

ATLANTA (AP) – The St. Louis Cardinals have advanced to the National League Championship Series following the biggest first inning in major league postseason history. The Redbirds erupted for 10 runs against Mike Foltynewicz  and Max Fried  in the opening frame and clobbered the Atlanta Braves, 13-1 in Game 5 of the NL Division series. Tommy Edman, Dexter Fowler and Kolten Wong each delivered two-run doubles after an error by first baseman Freddie Freeman prevented the Braves from possibly getting out of the inning trailing just 1-0.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Howie Kendrick has put the Washington Nationals in the NL Championship Series for the first time by belting a grand slam in the 10th inning of a 7-3 comeback win over the Dodgers in Los Angeles. Homers by Max Muncy  and Kike  Hernandez gave the Dodgers and early 3-0, but the Nats forced extra innings when Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto belted consecutive solo shots in the eighth.

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) – Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores says Josh Rosen will be his starting quarterback the remainder of the season. Rosen supplanted veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick in Week 3 and will start for the third game in a row Sunday against the Washington Redskins. Flores says Rosen has improved on a week-to-week basis, adding that he thinks Rosen “needs to get in there and develop and get reps and just improve.”

UNDATED (AP) – Vontaze Burfict’s appeal to overturn his suspension for a helmet-to-helmet hit has been denied, keeping the Oakland Raiders linebacker off the field the rest of the season. Appeals officer Derrick Brooks has ruled that he would not reduce the longest suspension ever handed down for an on-field infraction. Brooks is appointed jointly by the NFL and the NFLPA and heard Burfict’s appeal of the ban for the final 12 games of the regular season and the playoffs.

UNDATED (AP) – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has told the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers that the league is still expecting them to play in China as scheduled this week. Silver made the announcement while the rift between the league and Chinese officials continued in ways that clearly suggested the two planned games in Shanghai and Shenzhen were anything but guaranteed. NBA activity in the country is in jeopardy after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey posted a since-deleted tweet last week that showed support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong.

National Scoreboard from Wednesday (10/9)



St. Louis 13 Atlanta 1 (St. Louis win series 3-2)

Washington 7 L-A Dodgers 3 (10 Innings) (Washington wins series 3-2)


Buffalo 5, Montreal 4, OT

Philadelphia 4, New Jersey 0

Vancouver 8, Los Angeles 2

Area Scoreboard from Tuesday (10/8)



  • #2 5A Iowa City Liberty 3, #14 5A Hempstead 0
  • #2 4A Cedar Rapids Xavier 3, Senior 0
  • #3 4A Wahlert 3 , Iowa City West 0
  • Western Dubuque 3, #10 5A Iowa City High 2
  • Bellevue Marquette Catholic 3, Midland 0
  • Clayton Ridge 3, Central Elkader 1
  • Vernon 3, Maquoketa 0


  • Cuba City 3, Southwestern 0
  • Highland 3, Shullsburg 0




  • Clarke 3, Hannibal-LaGrange 0 (Clarke now 17-6)


  • (women) Loras 9, Dubuque 0

Rays and Astros knotted…NHL’s Hurricanes undefeated…Temporarily paralyzed

TAMPA BAY, Fla. (AP) – The AL Division Series between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Houston Astros is all square. The Rays beat the Astros 4-1 Tuesday night to even the series at two games apiece. Ryan Yarbrough and five other pitchers combined on a six-hitter to beat Houston playoff veteran Justin Verlander, who was chased early. The best of five series shifts back to Houston for the decisive fifth game on Thursday.

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) – The Carolina Hurricanes are on a roll. They won their fourth straight Tuesday night in a 6-3 victory of the Florida Panthers. The start equals the best in franchise history. The victory matched the 4-0-0 start when the franchise was the Hartford Whalers in 1995-96. Ryan Dzingel  scored two goals for the Canes.

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) – Broncos cornerback De’Vante Bausby says he was temporarily paralyzed during Denver’s 20-13 win over the Chargers in Los Angeles. Bausby collided with teammate Alexander Johnson while making a tackle and was strapped to a backboard and taken to a trauma center. Bausby says he could wiggle his toes 30 minutes later and regained full mobility after two hours. He walked out of the hospital and flew home with his teammates.

MIAMI (AP) – Gregg Popovich, the NBA’s longest-tenured coach, is praising NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for his stance supporting freedom of speech amid the ongoing rift with China. Popovich says he recognized that Silver is in a difficult situation following the Chinese dismay over a tweet posted last week by Houston general manager Daryl Morey that showed support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong.

DALLAS (AP) – An interscholastic rules organization in Texas has decided that two players on an East Texas high school football team coached by former Baylor coach Art Briles are ineligible. The Dallas Morning News reports a district committee voted 6-0 three weeks ago that Brock and Cameron Nellor moved to the Mount Vernon Independent School District for athletic purposes.

National Scoreboard from Tuesday (10/8)



Final Tampa Bay 4 Houston 1 (Series tied 2-2)


Dallas 4, Washington 3, OT

Winnipeg 4, Pittsburgh 1

Carolina 6, Florida 3

Edmonton 5, N.Y. Islanders 2

Anaheim 3, Detroit 1

Nashville 5, San Jose 2

Los Angeles 4, Calgary 3, OT

Boston 4, Vegas 3

Braves, Dodgers go up 2-1…OSU catches Georgia in poll…Larson wins at Dover…Na hangs on in Vegas

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The Atlanta Braves have taken a two-games-to-one lead in their NL Division Series by scoring three times with two out in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Cardinals, 3-1 in St. Louis. Carlos Martinez was one out from recording the save until Dansby Swanson tied it with an RBI double and scored on Adam Duvall’s two-run single. The Redbirds wasted a terrific outing by Adam Wainwright, who held the Braves to four hits over 7 2/3 shutout innings.

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Los Angeles Dodgers have grabbed a 2-1 lead in their NL Division Series by erupting for seven runs in the sixth inning of a 10-4 rout of the Nationals in Washington. Russell Martin and Kike Hernandez provided two-run doubles in the sixth before Justin Turner’s three-run blast capped the rally. Martin also belted a two-run homer, Max Muncy (MUHN’-see) hit a solo shot and Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed four hits over five innings to get the win.

DOVER, Del. (AP) – Kyle Larson has advanced to the next round of NASCAR’s Cup playoff by taking Sunday’s race at Dover International Speedway. Larson snapped a 75-race winless streak that included nine runner-up finishes since September 2017 in Richmond. He led 154 laps after pole-sitter Denny Hamlin began to fade. Hamlin led 219 laps. NASCAR playoff drivers took the top six spots: Martin Truex Jr. finished second, followed by Alex Bowman, Kevin Harvick, Hamlin and Kyle Busch.

UNDATED (AP) – Ohio State and Georgia are tied at No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, with Florida moving up three spots to seventh after Saturday’s impressive victory over Auburn. No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson held their spots following a bye week for both. LSU stays at No. 5, just ahead of Oklahoma. The Gators are followed by Wisconsin is ranked 8th, Notre Dame and Penn State. Iowa following their first loss of the season dropped to 17th.

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Kevin Na blew a three-shot lead on the back nine before recovering to win the PGA’s Shriners Hospital for Children Open in Las Vegas. Na triple-bogeyed the 10th home and lost the lead for the first time Sunday with a bogey on 16, but he won it when Patrick Cantlay three-putted the second extra hole. Na closed with a 70 for a 23-under total.

National Scoreboard from Sunday (10/6)



Final Atlanta 3 St. Louis 1 (Atlanta leads 2-1)
Final L-A Dodgers 10 Washington 4 ( L-A leads 2-1)


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


Carolina  4    Tampa Bay 3 (OT)

Detroit   4       Minnesota  3

NY Islanders  4   Winnipeg  1

Local Sports from 10/5


Dubuque Fighting Saints 3, Madison Capitols 2

Men’s College Soccer

Central 3, No. 9 Loras 2

Women’s College Soccer

Loras 3, Central 1

Women’s College Volleyball

Mount Mercy 3 Clarke 0

Big 10 and Area Football Action from 10/5

Big 10 Football

No. 19 Michigan 10,  No. 14 Iowa 3

No. 4 Ohio State 34,  No. 25 Michigan State  10

Wisconsin 48, Kent State 0

No. 12 Penn State 35,  Purdue 7

Nebraska 13, Northwestern 10

Minnesota 40, Illinois 17

Maryland 48, Rutgers 7

Other Football Action

Iowa St. 49, TCU 24

N. Iowa 21, Youngstown St. 14

Wis.-Platteville 38, Wis.-LaCrosse 20

University of Dubuque 20,   Coe 14

Baker University 60,  Clarke University 6


MLB Playoff Action from 10/5


N-Y  Yankees      8    Minnesota      2

Houston              3    Tampa  Bay      1


Atlanta            at    St.  Louis      3:10 p.m.

L-A  Dodgers    at    Washington    6:45 p.m.

Local Highschool Football Scores

Iowa HS Football Scores

Dubuque, Senior 28,         Waterloo, West 14

Cedar Rapids Prairie 28,    Hempstead 27

Western Dubuque 41,         Center Point-Urbana 7

Cedar Rapids Xavier 42,     Wahlert Catholic  0

Bellevue 28,              Beckman Catholic, Dyersville 7

Cascade 36,             Northeast, Goose Lake 18

West Branch 42, North Cedar, Stanwood 21

Alburnett 42, Clayton Ridge,         Guttenberg 6

Edgewood-Colesburg 44,               Lisbon 26

MFL MarMac 30,          Maquoketa Valley, Delhi 16

Wisconsin HS Football Scores

Platteville 55 Dodgeville 6

Arcadia 16     River Valley 32

Prairie du Chien 20    Viroqua 14

Richland Center 20    Westby 18

Fennimore 8    Darlington 22

Iowa-Grant 6    Lancaster 50

Cuba City 28     Luther21

Aquinas 22    Mineral Point 52

River Ridge 21   Ithaca 6

Pecatonica/Argyle 6    Potosi/Cassville 50,

Black Hawk/Warren (IL)51, Southwestern 0

Benton/Scales Mound/Shullsburg, 38 Boscobel 6

Illinois HS Football Scores                   

East Dbq 12 Dakota 28

Galena- 41     Amboy- 6

Area Scoreboard from Thursday (10/3)

High School Volleyball


  • Maquoketa 3, Bellevue Marquette Catholic 0
  • Clayton Ridge 3, Postville 0
  • Cascade 3, Northeast 0 (Claimed RVC North title with win)
  • North Cedar 3, Bellevue 2


  • Benton 3, Shullsburg 2
  • Potosi 3, Cassville 0
  • Cuba City 3, Riverdale 0

Iowa High School Volleyball Rankings

Four Dubuque county high school volleyball teams are ranked this week in the weekly Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union rankings.

In Class 5A: Hempstead slipped one place from last week, the Mustangs are 14th this week

In Class 4A: Wahlert is up one spot from a week ago, the Golden Eagles are rated 3rd.

In Class 2A: Dyersville Beckman Catholic is still ranked 3rd, Cascade entered the poll this week ranked 15th.

Complete list of rankings: https://www.ighsau.org/upl/downloads/library/volleyball-2019-103vbrankings.pdf

Buehler leads Dodgers…Cards rally past Braves…Mets drop Callaway…Wilson carries Seahawks

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.

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.

NEW YORK (AP) – There are now seven managerial vacancies in the majors after the New York Mets dismissed Mickey Callaway following the team’s 86-76 campaign. The Mets went 46-26 following the All-Star break and made an unlikely charge into the National League wild-card race, only to be eliminated during the final week. Former New York Yankees skipper Joe Girardi and Houston Astros bench coach Joe Espada have been mentioned as possible replacements for Callaway, who was 163-161 in his two seasons at the helm.

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.

CHICAGO (AP) – Chicago Blackhawks forward Alex DeBrincat  has agreed to a three-year, $19.2 million contract extension through the 2022-23 season. The 21-year-old DeBrincat tied for sixth in the NHL and was second on the team to Patrick Kane last season with 41 goals. He also finished with 76 points while becoming the second-youngest Blackhawks player to score 40 goals.

National Scoreboard from Thursday (10/4)


Final St. Louis 7 Atlanta 6
Final L-A Dodgers 6 Washington 0


Final Seattle 30 L.A. Rams 29

Area Scoreboard from Wednesday (10/2)



  • Saint Norbert 2, Loras 0
  • UW Platteville 2, Wartburg 1


  • Dubuque 2, U-W Platteville 0 (UD Coach Jason Berna with career win 200)


  • Dubuque 3, Luther 0


  • Wartburg 9, Dubuque 0

Wieskamp Earns Pre-Season Big 10 Honors

Iowa sophomore Joe Wieskamp is one of 10 men’s basketball players selected to the Preseason All-Big Ten team as selected by a media voting panel.

Wieskamp was named to the five-player All-Big Ten Freshman Team a season ago, leading the team and finishing second in the Big Ten in 3-point field goal percentage He averaged 11.1 per game and grabbed  4.9 rebounds per contest. Wieskamp joins Ayo Dosunmu of Illinois and Maryland’s Jalen Smith as the only underclassmen recognized on the 10-player team.

Michigan State’s Cassius Winston was selected as the unanimous Preseason Big Ten Player of the Year.

Rays advance to face Astros…Pats shelve struggling Gostkowski…Three Chiefs return

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. Avisail 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 in the ALDS.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – The New England Patriots have placed kicker Stephen Gostkowski on injured reserve without disclosing his ailment. Gostkowski has appeared in every game for New England since 2011. But he’s struggled thus far in 2019, missing four extra points. Gostkowski is the Pats’ all-time leading scorer with 1,775 points and has led the NFL in that category five times.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Defensive back Morris Claiborne has returned to the practice field with the Chiefs after serving his four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy. The 4-0 Chiefs also welcomed back wide receiver Tyreek Hill and running back Damien Williams from injuries yesterday, although it’s uncertain how much the three will play Sunday against the Cubs. Hill has been sidelined since Week 1 with a collarbone injury, and Williams has been nursing an ankle issue.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Jacksonville Jaguars disgruntled cornerback Jalen Ramsey missed his fifth consecutive practice and was listed on the injury report yesterday with a back injury. Ramsey missed one practice last week because of an illness, another because of his back and then two more to be home for the birth of his second child. Ramsey told a weekly podcast featuring NFL players last week that his trade request stands.

FLORHAM PARK, N.Y. (AP) – New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold practiced yesterday for the first time since being diagnosed with mononucleosis three weeks ago. He still hasn’t been cleared for physical contact or lifting weights, leaving his availability for New York’s game at Philadelphia on Sunday uncertain. Head coach Adam Gase said Darnold will have additional tests tomorrow and the team will lean on the doctors to determine what the quarterback can do physically.

Area Scoreboard from Tuesday (10/1)



  • 5A #13 Hempstead 3, Cedar Rapids Jefferson 1
  • Senior 3, Cedar Rapids Washington 0
  • 4A #4 Wahlert 3,  5A #12 Cedar Rapids Kennedy 0
  • Western Dubuque 3, Cedar Rapids Prairie 0
  • 1A #8 Lisbon 3, Bellevue Marquette Catholic 0
  • 2A #3 Dyersville Beckman 3, Solon 0
  • Cascade 3, North Cedar 0
  • Clayton Ridge 3, Lansing Kee 1


  • Platteville 3, Richland Center 0
  • River Valley 3, Lancaster 0
  • Cuba City 3, Iowa-Grant 0
  • Fennimore 3, Riverdale 2
  • Darlington 3, Southwestern 1



  • North Park 4, Dubuque 1


  • Clarke 3,William Penn 0
  • North Park 3, UW Platteville 1


  • (women) Loras 7, Ambrose 2

ARC Athletes of the Week

Loras College sophomore forward Ryleigh O’Brien is this week’s American Rivers Conference Female Athlete of the Week. O’Brien tallied nine points on the week as Loras picked up wins over UW-Platteville and Coe. She scored all three goals in a 3-0 win over Platteville.

  • Loras teammate Braylin Mensik was cited as the Women’s Soccer – Defensive Player of the Week. Mensik and the Duhawk defense held the Platteville to five total shots and just two on goal.
  • Kayla Kinney of Loras was named the conference Volleyball – Offensive Player of the Week. The senior totaled 47 kills in the Duhawks three matches last week.

Nationals late rally…A’s vs Rays for AL Wild card…First responder tribute

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 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.

WASHINGTON (AP) – Jonquel Jones scored 32 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, and the Connecticut Sun took advantage of Elena Delle Donne’s early injury exit to beat the Washington Mystics 99-87 in Game 2 of the WNBA Finals and even the series. Alyssa Thomas added 21 points and 12 rebounds, and Courtney Williams had 22 points for the Sun.

Area Scoreboard from Monday (9/30)

High School Volleyball

  • Shullsburg 3, Belmont 0
  • Benton 3, Cassville 2
  • River Ridge 3, Potosi 0

Boys Golf

  • Wahlert finished 3rd and Hempstead 4th following the third and final round of the Mississippi Valley Conference Valley Divisional Meet played yesterday at Dubuque Golf and Country Club, Wahlert totaled 983 and Hempstead had 1017. Wahlert was led by Will Coohey who shot a 76, the Mustangs top golfer was Kyle Arthofer with a 77.
  • Senior and Western Dubuque are part of the final round of the Mississippi Divisional scheduled to be played at Bunker Hill today.
  • Galena 192, East Dubuque 194

Men’s Golf

  • University of Dubuque golfer Garvin Paper earned medalist honors yesterday after helping the Spartans to a fourth place finish at the two day Milwaukee School of Engineering Men’s Golf Invitational at Lake Geneva. Paper fired rounds of 71, 71 to finish one under par for the tournament to win his first meet of the season.
  • The Loras men had a 4th place effort following 2nd round play yesterday at the Country Club Classic, hosted by Millikin University. Jake Grabner led the Duhawks with a 4th place finish firing a 70 and a 73.

W.D Still Tops 3-A AP Football Poll

Western Dubuque is still top cat in the latest 3-A Iowa High School football rankings from the Associated Press. The Bobcats received 7 of 11 first place votes with district rival Cedar Rapids Xavier ranked 2nd. The two will meet in two weeks in Epworth.

No other area teams are ranked this week.

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2019 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:
Class 4A
Record Pts Prv
1. West Des Moines Valley (10) 5-0 109 1
2. Cedar Falls (1) 5-0 94 2
3. West Des Moines Dowling 4-1 92 3
4. Ankeny Centennial 4-1 70 5
5. Bettendorf 4-1 69 T6
6. Southeast Polk 4-1 56 T6
7. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 4-1 43 8
8. Fort Dodge 4-1 38 4
9. Des Moines Roosevelt 4-1 16 NR
10. Ankeny 2-3 7 9
Others receiving votes: Johnston 3. Sioux City East 3. Urbandale 2. Dubuque Senior 1. Cedar Rapids Prairie 1. Cedar Rapids Jefferson 1.
Class 3A
Record Pts Prv
1. Epworth Western Dubuque (7) 5-0 106 1
2. Cedar Rapids Xavier (4) 5-0 100 2
3. Solon 5-0 87 3
4. Council Bluffs Lewis Central 5-0 78 4
5. Eldridge North Scott 4-1 61 5
6. Washington 5-0 54 6
7. Independence 5-0 40 7
8. Sergeant Bluff-Luton 4-1 34 8
9. Norwalk 4-1 25 9
10. Dallas Center-Grimes 4-1 16 10
Others receiving votes: Harlan 4.
Class 2A
Record Pts Prv
1. Waukon (10) 5-0 109 1
2. Clear Lake (1) 5-0 97 2
3. Algona 5-0 89 3
4. Greene County 5-0 67 4
5. Waterloo Columbus 5-0 62 5
6. Des Moines Christian 4-0 57 6
7. Van Horne Benton 5-0 46 7
8. O-A BCIG 5-0 37 9
9. Monroe PCM 4-1 13 NR
10. Southeast Valley 4-2 9 NR
Others receiving votes: Nevada 8. Letts Louisa-Muscatine 6. Monticello 3. Sioux Center 2.
Class 1A
Record Pts Prv
1. Hawarden West Sioux (10) 5-0 108 1
2. Dike-New Hartford 5-0 92 2
3. Van Meter (1) 5-0 84 3
4. Inwood West Lyon 5-0 75 4
5. West Branch 5-0 63 5
6. South Central Calhoun 5-0 61 6
7. Treynor 5-0 43 7
8. Hull Western Christian 5-0 35 8
9. Underwood 5-0 22 9
10. Sigourney-Keota 5-0 12 NR
Others receiving votes: Mount Ayr 5. Iowa City Regina 3. Troy Mills North Linn 2.
Class A
Record Pts Prv
1. Britt West Hancock (10) 5-0 109 1
2. St. Ansgar (1) 5-0 99 2
3. Traer North Tama 5-0 75 3
4. Grundy Center 5-0 68 5
5. Sloan Westwood 5-0 59 4
6. Brooklyn BGM 5-0 47 6
7. Monona MFL-Mar-Mac 5-0 42 9
8. Paullina South O’Brien 5-0 41 10
9. Edgewood-Colesburg 4-1 34 7
10. Earlham 4-1 10 NR
Others receiving votes: Neola Tri-Center 5. Calmar South Winneshiek 5. Lawton-Bronson 5. Moville Woodbury Central 2. Eldon Cardinal 2. Fairbank Wapsie Valley 2.
Class 8-Man
Record Pts Prv
1. Gilbertville-Don Bosco (10) 5-0 102 1
2. Remsen Saint Mary’s (1) 5-0 95 2
3. Jackson Junction Turkey Valley 5-0 90 3
4. Coon Rapids-Bayard 5-0 64 5
5. Audubon 5-1 59 7
6. Easton Valley 5-0 53 8
7. Lenox 6-0 51 6
8. Harris-Lake Park 5-0 32 9
9. Anita CAM 5-0 26 10
10. Montezuma 4-1 10 4
Others receiving votes: Janesville 5. Newell-Fonda 3. Lone Tree 3. Gladbrook-Reinbeck 3. HLV, Victor 3. Fremont Mills, Tabor 2. East Mills 2. Woodbine 1. Northwood-Kensett 1.

Steelers whip Bengals…A Burfict punishment…Angels axe Ausmus…Cal. Gov. defies NCAA threat

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pittsburgh Steelers earned their first win of the season as Mason Rudolph passed for 229 yards and a pair of scores in a 27-3 rout of Cincinnati. Rudolph completed 26 of his 30 passes, including a 21-yard screen pass to James Connor for the go-ahead TD in the second quarter. The Steelers sacked Andy Dalton eight times, picked him off once and forced a second-quarter fumble of the Cincinnati quarterback.

NEW YORK (AP) – Oakland Raiders linebacker Vontaze Burfict will sit out the remainder of the NFL season and the playoffs for his hit on Indianapolis tight end Jack Doyle during Sunday’s win over the Colts. The league said the 12-game ban and postseason punishment is for repeated violations of unnecessary roughness rules. Burfict had served two three-game suspensions already while with the Cincinnati Bengals and had been warned about severe punishment for future infractions.

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – Six major league teams are in the market for new managers after the Los Angeles Angels dismissed Brad Ausmus. The Angels went just 72-90 in their lone season under Ausmus, who took over for longtime skipper Mike Scioscia . The other managerial vacancies are with the Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates, San Diego Padres, Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Defying the NCAA, California has opened the way for college athletes to hire agents and make money from endorsement deals, just like the pros. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom says he’s signed the law that is set to take effect in 2023 and could upend amateur sports in the U.S. The NCAA implored Newsom to veto the bill and has threatened to bar California schools from competition.

UNDATED (AP) – A group of former Louisville men’s basketball players has reached a confidential settlement of a lawsuit with the NCAA. The settlement did not restore the Cardinals’ vacated 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four, but it retains the players’ statistics and honors “without an asterisk.” The five players sued the governing body in July 2018 seeking restoration of the school’s NCAA title, wins, honors and awards vacated among sanctions for violations discovered during an escort scandal investigation.

Cards take NL Central…Maddon, Hurdle leaving dugouts…Elliott wins at Charlotte

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Jack Flaherty fired two-hit ball over seven innings and the St. Louis Cardinals clinched their first NL Central title in five years by ripping the Chicago Cubs, 9-0. Matt Carpenter’s three-run blast gave the Cards an eight-run cushion. Dexter Fowler belted a two-run homer in the second and Paul Goldschmidt added a solo blast after his RBI single put the Cardinals ahead in the first inning.

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Manager Joe Maddon will not be back with the Cubs next season after they failed to make the playoffs for the first time in five years. Maddon led Chicago to the postseason the previous four years and was on the bench when the 2016 Cubs won the World Series to end a 108-year championship drought. Chicago was poised to reach the postseason this month until a nine-game losing streak led to the Cubs’ elimination.

PITTSBURGH (AP) – The Pirates have fired manager Clint Hurdle following a stunning second-half collapse that dropped Pittsburgh to the bottom of the NL Central and included a series of off-the-field issues. Pittsburgh went 69-93 overall and 25-48 after the All-Star break. Hurdle went 735-720 in nine seasons with Pittsburgh, helping the franchise emerge from 20 years of losing to reach the playoffs three straight years from 2013-15.

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) – Chase Elliott overcame a major mistake to win NASCAR’s Cup playoff race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Elliott recovered from an earlier gaffe when he was leading on a restart, locked his wheels headed into the first turn and drove directly into a tire barrier. Alex Bowman finished second in the race and managed to advance to the second round when Ryan Newman missed a chicane, an error that cost him his shot at joining the final 12.

UNDATED (AP) – Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season, replacing preseason No. 1 Clemson following the Tigers’ 21-20 win at North Carolina. Alabama received 29 of 61 first-place votes from the media panel, while second-ranked Clemson claimed 18. Third-ranked Georgia picked up four first-place votes and No. 4 Ohio claimed seven. LSU is ranked 5th. Wisconsin stayed put at 8th and Iowa is still ranked 14th this week.

NFL and MLB Scoreboard from Sunday (9/29)


Final Carolina 16 Houston 10
Final Cleveland 40 Baltimore 25
Final Kansas City 34 Detroit 30
Final New England 16 Buffalo 10
Final L.A. Chargers 30 Miami 10
Final Oakland 31 Indianapolis 24
Final Tennessee 24 Atlanta 10
Final N-Y Giants 24 Washington 3
Final Tampa Bay 55 L.A. Rams 40
Final Seattle 27 Arizona 10
Final Chicago 16 Minnesota 6
Final Jacksonville 26 Denver 24
Final New Orleans 12 Dallas 10




Final Washington 8 Cleveland 2


Final Chi White Sox 5 Detroit 3
Final Texas 6 N-Y Yankees 1
Final Kansas City 5 Minnesota 4
Final Seattle 3 Oakland 1
Final Toronto 8 Tampa Bay 3
Final Boston 5 Baltimore 4
Final Houston 8 L-A Angels 5


Final St. Louis 9 Chi Cubs 0
Final Cincinnati 3 Pittsburgh 1
Final Miami 4 Philadelphia 3
Final Arizona 1 San Diego 0
Final L-A Dodgers 9 San Francisco 0
Final N-Y Mets 7 Atlanta 6 (11 Innings)
Final Colorado 4 Milwaukee 3 (13 Innings)

Saturday College Football Scores

Midamerican Nazerene-62

Clarke University-6



University of Dubuque-8


Central College-52

Loras Cllege-33


UW Plattville-55

Lakeland University-28



Middle Tennessee-3



Iowa State-21


Weber State-29








Sunday Scoreboard


Final Washington 10 Cleveland 7


Final Baltimore 9 Boston 4
Final Minnesota 4 Kansas City 3
Final Chi White Sox 7 Detroit 1 (1st game)
Final Toronto 4 Tampa Bay 1
Final Texas 9 N-Y Yankees 4
Final Oakland 1 Seattle 0
Final Houston 6 L-A Angels 3

Detroit at Chi White Sox 7:10 p.m.


Final L-A Dodgers 2 San Francisco 0
Final Philadelphia 9 Miami 3
Final N-Y Mets 3 Atlanta 0
Final Chi Cubs 8 St. Louis 6
Final Colorado 3 Milwaukee 2 (10 Innings)
Final Arizona 6 San Diego 5
Final Cincinnati 4 Pittsburgh 2 (12 Innings)


(6)Oklahoma 55 Texas Tech 16
(8)Wisconsin 24 Northwestern 15
(20)Michigan 52 Rutgers 0
(14)Iowa 48 Middle Tennessee 3
(23)Texas A&M 31 Arkansas 27
(1)Clemson 21 North Carolina 20
(10)Notre Dame 35 (18)Virginia 20
(25)Michigan St. 40 Indiana 31
(17)Washington 28 (21)Southern Cal 14
(2)Alabama 59 Mississippi 31
(9)Florida 38 Towson 0
(22)UCF 56 UConn 21
Oklahoma St. 26 (24)Kansas St. 13
(7)Auburn 56 Mississippi St. 23
(5)Ohio St. 48 Nebraska 7
(19)Utah 38 Washington St. 13



Cleveland at Washington 3:05 p.m.


Baltimore at Boston 3:05 p.m.
N-Y Yankees at Texas 3:05 p.m.
Houston at L-A Angels 3:07 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Toronto 3:07 p.m.
Detroit at Chi White Sox 3:10 p.m.
Oakland at Seattle 3:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Kansas City 3:15 p.m.


Cincinnati at Pittsburgh 3:05 p.m.
L-A Dodgers at San Francisco 3:05 p.m.
Miami at Philadelphia 3:05 p.m.
Atlanta at N-Y Mets 3:10 p.m.
Milwaukee at Colorado 3:10 p.m.
San Diego at Arizona 3:10 p.m.
Chi Cubs at St. Louis 3:15 p.m.


Carolina at Houston 1 p.m.
Cleveland at Baltimore 1 p.m.
Kansas City at Detroit 1 p.m.
New England at Buffalo 1 p.m.
L.A. Chargers at Miami 1 p.m.
Oakland at Indianapolis 1 p.m.
Tennessee at Atlanta 1 p.m.
Washington at N-Y Giants 1 p.m.
Tampa Bay at L.A. Rams 4:05 p.m.
Seattle at Arizona 4:05 p.m.
Minnesota at Chicago 4:25 p.m.
Jacksonville at Denver 4:25 p.m.
Dallas at New Orleans 8:20 p.m.

Sports Updates for Saturday, September 28, 2019

Iowa High School Football Scores

Cedar Falls 21, Hempstead 17

Cedar Rapids Xavier 52, Maquoketa 20

Cedar Rapids Kennedy 64, Davenport, West 0

Edgewood-Colesburg 14, Maquoketa Valley 0

Western Dubuque 40, Wahlert 7

Lisbon 14, Alburnett 7

MFL-Mar-Mac 56, Clayton Ridge 8

North Cedar 8, Cascade 7

Cedar Rapids Prairie 43, Senior 40

Center Point-Urbana 7, Marion 0

Wisconsin High School Football Scores

Aquinas 14, Darlington 0

Arcadia 50, Dodgeville 8

Benton/Shullsburg 50, Southwestern 13

Black Hawk 22, River Ridge 20

Lancaster 49, Cuba City 20

Mineral Point 35, Iowa-Grant 0

Platteville 34, Westby 13

Potosi/Cassville 14, Pittsville 0

Prairie du Chien 28, Richland Center 6

River Valley 50, Viroqua 7

Illinois High School Football Scores

Durand/Pecatonica 27, Galena 20

Sports Updates from the AP

UNDATED (AP) – The Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays wrapped up the two AL wild-card berths with help from the Cleveland Indians’ 8-2 loss at Washington. The A’s lead the Rays by one game after J.P. Crawford delivered a walk-off double in the bottom of the ninth to give Seattle a 4-3 win against Oakland. Tommy Pham hit a two-run blast and Austin Meadows added his 33nd home run of the season to power the Rays past Toronto, 6-2.

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) – No. 12 Penn State is 40-2-1 all-time against Maryland after Sean Clifford threw for 398 yards and three touchdowns in the Nittany Lions’ 59-0 laugher at College Park. Clifford also had a TD run for the Nittany Lions, who led 38-0 at halftime and finished with 619 yards in their Big Ten opener. Penn State improved to 4-0 this season and has outscored the Terrapins 201-20 over their last four meetings.

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) – Eno Benjamin scored his third touchdown of the game on a 3-yard run with 4:41 remaining to lead Arizona State to a 24-17 victory over No. 15 California. Jayden Daniels added 174 yards passing and 84 more on the ground as the Sun Devils earned their second road win this season against a ranked team. The Golden Bears lost quarterback Chase Garbers to a right shoulder injury, spoiling their highest ranking in a decade.

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) – Patrik Laine’s contract impasse is over after the Winnipeg Jets re-signed the restricted free agent to a two-year, $13.5 million package. The 21-year-old forward has 110 goals and 184 points in 237 regular-season games with the Jets, including 30 goals last season. Laine has been practicing with SC Bern in Switzerland while his agent and the Jets hammered out his contract.

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) – William Byron and Alex Bowman led Hendrick Motorsports to a sweep of the front row in qualifying for the first elimination race in NASCAR’s playoffs. Byron went 103.198 mph around the hybrid road course/oval track at Charlotte Motor Speedway that was reconfigured last season to spice up the playoff stop. The bottom four in the playoff standings are Bowman, Clint Bowyer, Kurt Busch and Erik Jones, who dropped to last in the 16-driver field when his car failed post-race inspection last weekend at Richmond.

Area Scoreboard from Wednesday (9/25)



  • Loras 4 UW Platteville 1


  • UW Oshkosh 3, UW Platteville 0


  • (women) St Ambrose 9, Dubuque 0

Fighting Saints Season Opens Today

The Dubuque Fighting Saints begin their 10th anniversary season this morning at the USHL Fall Classic in Pittsburgh. Dubuque faces off against the Muskegon Lumberjacks.  Last season, the Lumberjacks and Fighting Saints tied 2-2 in the regular season series. All four regular season games were decided by one goal with each team taking one at home and one on the road. The puck will drop this morning at 9 o’clock

Tomorrow morning Dubuque will play the Madison Capitols. The Saints are coming off an impressive preseason in which they averaged five goals a game, leading them to an unblemished 4-0 record.

Twins take division… Brewers get playoff berth…Cards stumble…No German for postseason

DETROIT (AP) – The Minnesota Twins are AL Central champions for the first time since 2010 following a 5-1 win at Detroit. Randy Dobnak allowed one hit in six sparkling innings, but Minnesota trailed until Luis Arraez smacked a two-run homer in the seventh. Eddie Rosario also hit a two-run blast for the Twins, who were able to celebrate when Cleveland lost 8-3 to the Chicago White Sox.

CINCINNATI (AP) – The Milwaukee Brewers wrapped up an NL playoff berth by winning for the 17th time in 19 games, a 9-2 rout of the Reds in Cincinnati. Ryan Braun belted a grand slam and Eric Thames immediately followed with a solo shot while the Brewers put together a six-run first inning. Jordan Lyles allowed two runs and three hits over five innings to help the Brew Crew pull within 1 1/2 games of the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals.

PHOENIX (AP) – The Cardinals blew a 5-2 lead by surrendering seven runs in the sixth inning of a 9-7 loss to Arizona. Wilmer Flores had four RBIs for the DBacks, including a two-run homer that capped the sixth-inning fireworks. St. Louis scored twice in the ninth and had the potential go-ahead run at the plate until pinch-hitter Paul Goldschmidt grounded into a game-ending double play.

NEW YORK (AP) – Domingo German’s administrative leave under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy has been extended through the World Series, leaving the New York Yankees without their winningest pitcher for the postseason. German was placed on leave for seven days last Thursday for an alleged domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend last week. MLB and the players’ association agreed to the extension on today, ending his season. German was 18-4 with a 4.03 ERA in 24 starts and three relief appearances over 143 innings this year.

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez has been ordered held without bond following his arrest on multiple felony charges, including sexual assault of a minor. Vazquez was taken into custody last week by Pennsylvania State Police on an arrest warrant from Florida stemming from illicit electronic communication with an underage girl. A judge denied bond for the 28-year-old Vazquez during a brief hearing on Wednesday.

MLB Scoreboard from Wednesday (9/25)


Final Atlanta 10 Kansas City 2


Final Minnesota 5 Detroit 1
Final Toronto 3 Baltimore 2
Final Tampa Bay 4 N-Y Yankees 0
Final Boston 10 Texas 3
Final Chi White Sox 8 Cleveland 3
Final Houston 3 Seattle 0
Final Oakland 3 L-A Angels 2


Final Arizona 9 St. Louis 7
Final Milwaukee 9 Cincinnati 2
Final Washington 5 Philadelphia 2
Final N-Y Mets 10 Miami 3
Final Pittsburgh 4 Chi Cubs 2
Final San Francisco 2 Colorado 1
Final L-A Dodgers 6 San Diego 4

Area Scoreboard from Tuesday (9/24)



  • Cedar Rapids Kennedy 3, Hempstead 0
  • Cedar Rapids Prairie 3, Senior 0
  • (#4 4-A )Wahlert 3, (#13 5-A) Cedar Rapids Jefferson 0
  • Western Dubuque 3, Cedar Rapids Washington 0
  • Dyersville Beckman 3, Central Dewitt 0
  • Cascade 3, Monticello 1
  • Cedar Valley Christian 3, Bellevue Marquette Catholic 0
  • Maquoketa 3, Solon 0


  • Platteville 3, River Valley 0
  • Shullsburg 3, Potosi 1
  • Dodgeville 3, Lancaster 0
  • Cuba City 3, Mineral Point 0
  • Darlington 3, Riverdale 1
  • Iowa Grant 3, Fennimore 1
  • River Ridge 3, Cassville 0


  • East Dubuque 2, River Ridge 0
  • Galena 2, Scales Mound 0


  • Galena 192, Lena-Pearl City 213


  • Wahlert 131, Senior 55 (Golden Eagles won 10 of 12 events)



  • Illinois Wesleyan 3, Dubuque 1
  • Graceland 11, Clarke 0


  • Clarke 2, Graceland 0


  • Wartburg 3, Dubuque 2
  • Loras 3, Coe 0
  • Clarke 3, #7 Grand View 0 (Kasey Davis led Clarke with 15 kills. The setback was Grand View’s first home court loss since the 2017 season.)


  • (women)Luther 7, Loras 2

Fighting Saints Roster Finalized

DUBUQUE, Iowa — The Dubuque Fighting Saints have released their roster ahead of their opening regular season games at the 2019 USHL Fall Classic. The Saints roster will include seven players who skated in at least 20 games with the team last year. The experienced roster will play the first two games of the season on tomorrow and Friday at the USHL Fall Classic near Pittsburgh.

The Fighting Saints home opener will be October 5th against the Madison Capitols.

MORE INFORMATION: https://www.dubuquefightingsaints.com/news_article/show/1051544


ARC Athletes of the Week

Loras College sophomore Kassie Rosenbum has been named American Rivers Conference Female Athlete of the Week. Rosenbum finished 4th at the National Catholic Championships hosted by Notre Dame last weekend, and was the top non-Division One runner in the field. The Duhawks finished 6th place in the team race, also the top finish for a non-D-1 school.

  • The Male Cross Country Athlete of the week was former Western Dubuque prep Joe Freiburger of Wartburg College. The junior from Holy Cross finished 3rd at theBradley Intercollegiate Invite over the weekend.

Nets expect to spend season without KD…NBA fines Bucks…Bolton gets green light

NEW YORK (AP) – Brooklyn Nets general manager Sean Marks says the expectation is Kevin Durant won’t play this season, although the All-Star forward will have a say in determining when he’s ready. Durant is recovering from surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon suffered while playing for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. He left the Warriors to sign with the Nets in July. Marks says Durant’s recovery is going well and believes he wants to play this season.

NEW YORK (AP) – The NBA has fined the Bucks $50,000 over a comment general manager Jon Horst made about the team’s plans to offer league MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo  a “supermax” extension. The league says Horst violated league rules about the “timing of discussions regarding future player contracts and permissible commitments to players.” Antetokounmpo will be eligible next July to sign a record five-year extension worth nearly $250 million.

AMES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa State transfer guard Rasir Bolton will be eligible for the upcoming season after getting an NCAA waiver. Iowa State says Bolton received the immediate eligibility waiver after the NCAA considered the circumstances surrounding his transfer from Penn State. He averaged 11.6 points a game as a freshman for the Nittany Lions last season, shooting 36.1% on 3s and 87.6% from the line.

ST. LOUIS (AP) – The St. Louis Blues have bolstered their blueline by getting All-Star Justin Faulk from the Carolina Hurricanes for fellow defenseman Joel Edmundson and a prospect. The defending Stanley Cup champs immediately signed Faulk to a seven-year, $45.5 million extension that begins next year. The 27-year-old Faulk set team records for defensemen with 85 goals and 258 points during his eight seasons with the Hurricanes, who selected him in the first round of the 2010 NHL draft.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Christopher Bell has been promoted to NASCAR’s top series and will drive for Leavine Family Racing in 2020. Leavine is an affiliate of Joe Gibbs Racing, which along with Toyota has Bell under contract. Bell has won seven times this season and leads the Xfinity standings after last week’s playoffs opener.

MLB Scoreboard from Tuesday (9/24)_


Final    Kansas  City      9    Atlanta      6


                AMERICAN  LEAGUE

Final    Minnesota        4    Detroit                  2

Final    Baltimore      11    Toronto                  4

Final    Tampa  Bay        2    N-Y  Yankees          1    (12 Innings)

Final    Cleveland      11    Chi  White  Sox      0

Final    Boston            12    Texas                    10

Final    L-A  Angels      3    Oakland                  2

Final    Houston            3    Seattle                  0


                NATIONAL  LEAGUE

Final    Washington        4    Philadelphia        1    (1st game)

Final    Milwaukee          4    Cincinnati            2

Final    Washington        6    Philadelphia        5    (2nd game)

Final    Pittsburgh        9    Chi  Cubs                2

Final    N-Y  Mets            5    Miami                      4    (11 Innings)

Final    L-A  Dodgers      6    San  Diego              3

Final    Colorado            8    San  Francisco      5    (16 Innings)

Final    Arizona              3    St.  Louis              2    (19 Innings)


Area Scoreboard from Monday (9/23)

          HIGH SCHOOL


  • Potosi 3, Highland 0
  • Fennimore 3, Boscobel 0



  • At the Loras College Invitational at Thunder Hills yesterday, Loras finished 2nd in the team race with 310. The Duhawks Jake Grabner won medalist honors firing a 72. Dubuque finished 3rd 317 and Clarke was 4th with 325. Knox College won the team title by nine strokes shooting 301.

ISU’s Purdy Big 12 POW….Wisconsin’s Taylor Big 10 POW

ISU’s Purdy Big 12 POW 

Iowa State sophomore QB Brock Purdy was named the Big 12’s Offensive Player of the Week.

Purdy broke the school record for total offense in a game (510), throwing for 435 yards and rushing for 75 in the lopsided 72-20 win over Louisana-Monroe.

Purdy accounted for six touchdowns in the game, tying the school record for touchdowns responsible in a game. He is the first player in Big 12 history to have over 400 yards passing with three rushing TDs and three passing TDs.


Taylor Big 10 POW

Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor has once again been named the Big 10 Offensive Player of the Week.

Taylor rushed 23 times for 203 yards and a pair of touchdowns, topping the 100-yard rushing mark for the 25th time in his 30-game career, to become the first Wisconsin player in history to rush for at least 200 yards against Michigan.

Illinois punter Blake Hayes was the Special Teams Player of

Nationals eye wild card…Mets lose ground…NCAA probes Kansas

WASHINGTON (AP) – Patrick Corbin pitched six effective innings, and the Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 to strengthen their playoff positioning. Adam Eaton, Yan Gomes and Trea Turner homered for Washington, which moved a half-game ahead of idle Milwaukee for the top spot in the wild-card standings. The Nationals reduced their magic number to clinch a playoff berth to three.

NEW YORK (AP) – Steven Matz allowed two homers to Jorge Alfaro, including a grand slam, and the New York Mets lost to the Miami Marlins 8-4 to dim their fading postseason hopes. The Mets dropped five games behind idle Milwaukee for the final NL playoff spot with six games remaining. They also trail Washington by 5 1/2 games for the top wild card.

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) – Mitchell Trubisky threw his first three touchdown passes of the season, all to Taylor Gabriel in the second quarter, to finally get the Chicago Bears offense going and build a big lead that held up to beat the Washington Redskins 31-15. Chicago had just a 1-yard touchdown run to show for its first two games. Washington has lost all three games this season.

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – Kansas has received a notice from the NCAA that alleges significant violations within its storied men’s basketball program, including a responsibility charge leveled against Hall of Fame coach Bill Self. The notice includes three Level 1 violations tied primarily to recruiting and cites a lack of institutional control. It also includes notice of a secondary violation in football tied to then-coach David Beaty that involved the use of an extra coach during practice.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Philadelphia Eagles receiver Nelson Agholor has invited a man who rescued children from a burning house to be his guest at a game. The former firefighter criticized Agholor’s catching skills during a TV interview. Hakim Laws said another man was “throwing babies” from a burning house and he was catching them, “unlike Agholor.” The Eagles receiver has had a few key drops this season. Agholor thanked Laws for being a hero and invited him on Twitter to the Eagles’ next home game.

National Scoreboard from Monday (9/23)


Final Tampa Bay 7 Boston 4
Final Toronto 11 Baltimore 10 (15 Innings)


Final Washington 7 Philadelphia 2
Final Miami 8 N-Y Mets 4
Final St. Louis 9 Arizona 7


Final Chicago 31 Washington 15

Area Scoreboard from Sunday (9/22)

Mens Soccer

  • UW Platteville 6, Minnesota-Morris 0


Women’s Golf

  • The University of Dubuque captured the seven team Knox Prairie Fire Classic that wrapped up yesterday in Galesburg. The tournament resumed yesterday after play was suspended by stormy weather on Saturday.  Dubuque finished with a 325, three shots in front of Grinnell. The Spartans Madison Bowers tied for 2nd in the medalist race with a 78.

Wisconsin cracks top 10, Iowa Moves Up

The Wisconsin Badgers have cracked the top 10 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 college football poll. Wisconsin moved up five places to eighth after clobbering previous No. 11 Michigan.  The Iowa Hawkeyes made a large jump climbing four places to 14th.

The top four remain the same: defending-champion Clemson remains No. 1 after earning its 19th consecutive win. Alabama is second, followed by fellow SEC schools Georgia and LSU.  Ohio State slipped past Oklahoma for the fifth spot, Auburn climbed one spot to seventh then Wisconsin followed by Florida and Notre Dame rounding out the top 10.

Chiefs outscore Ravens…..Pack still perfect…Cards Sweep Cubs….Brewers Stay Hot

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Patrick Mahomes  made up for the personnel losses by throwing for 374 yards and three touchdowns in the Kansas City Chiefs’ 33-28 victory over the Baltimore Ravens. LeSean McCoy and Darrel Williams combined for 116 yards rushing and a TD in place of the injured Damien Williams. Kansas City scored four times in the second quarter for the second consecutive week, this time getting three touchdowns and Harrison Butker’s 42-yard field goal to take a 23-6 lead.


GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Aaron Rodgers was 17 of 29 for 235 yards and a touchdown as the 3-0 Green Bay Packers earned a 27-16 win over the 0-3 Denver Broncos. Rodgers found Marquez Valdes-Scantling on a 40-yard strike on the opening drive before Aaron Jones tied a career high by running for two scores. Preston Smith matched a career high with three sacks as Green Bay got to Joe Flacco six times and forced three turnovers.

– NFL rushing leader Dalvin Cook cruised past the 100-yard mark for the third straight game, gaining 110 on 16 carries and scoring a touchdown as the Vikings thumped the Raiders, 34-14. Kirk Cousins was 15 of 21 for 174 yards and one TD to Adam Thielen on Minnesota’s opening possession. Thielen scored two TDs and Eric Wilson had two of the Vikings’ four sacks.

CHICAGO (AP) – Paul Goldschmidt hit a tiebreaking double in the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals clinched a playoff spot by beating the Chicago Cubs 3-2 for their first four-game sweep at Wrigley Field in almost a century. NL Central-leading St. Louis qualified for the postseason for the first time since 2015 and stayed three games ahead of Milwaukee.

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Eric Thames hit two home runs, the Brewers took a combined perfect game into the seventh inning and Milwaukee beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 to match Washington atop the NL wild-card standings. Orlando Arcia connected for the Brewers, but the shortstop also let a line drive tip off his glove with one out in the seventh for a hit that ended the perfect game bid in Milwaukee’s regular season home finale.

NFL and MLB Scoreboard from Sunday (9/22)


Final Green Bay 27 Denver 16
Final Indianapolis 27 Atlanta 24
Final Kansas City 33 Baltimore 28
Final Buffalo 21 Cincinnati 17
Final New England 30 N-Y Jets 14
Final Detroit 27 Philadelphia 24
Final Minnesota 34 Oakland 14
Final Dallas 31 Miami 6
Final N-Y Giants 32 Tampa Bay 31
Final Carolina 38 Arizona 20
Final San Francisco 24 Pittsburgh 20
Final Houston 27 L.A. Chargers 20
Final New Orleans 33 Seattle 27
Final L.A. Rams 20 Cleveland 13




Final Cleveland 10 Philadelphia 1


Final Baltimore 2 Seattle 1
Final N-Y Yankees 8 Toronto 3
Final Detroit 6 Chi White Sox 3
Final Boston 7 Tampa Bay 4
Final Houston 13 L-A Angels 5
Final Minnesota 12 Kansas City 8
Final Texas 8 Oakland 3


Final N-Y Mets 6 Cincinnati 3
Final Miami 5 Washington 3
Final San Francisco 4 Atlanta 1
Final Milwaukee 4 Pittsburgh 3
Final St. Louis 3 Chi Cubs 2
Final L-A Dodgers 7 Colorado 4
Final San Diego 6 Arizona 4 (10 Innings)

MLB Scorecard from 9/21


Philadelphia      9    Cleveland      4


N-Y  Yankees          7    Toronto          2

Chi  White  Sox      5    Detroit          3

Tampa  Bay              5    Boston            4    (11 Innings)

L-A  Angels            8    Houston          4

Kansas  City        12    Minnesota      5

Seattle                  7    Baltimore      6    (13 Innings)

Oakland                12    Texas              3


St.  Louis        9    Chi  Cubs                8

Cincinnati      3    N-Y  Mets                2

Atlanta            8    San  Francisco      1

Milwaukee      10    Pittsburgh            1

Washington    10    Miami                      4    (10 Innings)

Colorado          4    L-A  Dodgers

Big 10 and Local Football and Local Hockey

Big 10 Football

(13) Wisconsin 35, (11) Michigan 14

Nebraska 42, Illinois 38

(6)Ohio State  76,  Miami (of Ohio)  5

Michigan State,31, Northwestern 10

Indiana 38, Connecticut 3

Boston College 30, Rutgers 16

Other Football action

Simpson 21, University of Dubuque 14

Coe 24, Loras  7

Benedictine 73, Clarke 14

Wis.-Platteville 41, Thomas More 10

Iowa St. 72, Louisiana-Monroe 20

Northern Iowa 13, Idaho St. 6

(3)Georgia  23  (7)Notre  Dame 17

Local Hockey

Dubuque Fighting Saints 5  Green Bay Gamblers 4


Highschool Football Scores

Iowa HS Football Scores

Hempstead 49, Iowa City, City High 13

Senior-23, Iowa City West-21

Epworth, Western Dubuque 21, North Scott, Eldridge 3

Wahlert Catholic- 48, Clinton 0

Beckman Catholic- 16, Anamosa 13

Cascade-13, Waukon-42

Bellevue-35, Clayton-Ridge-6

Maquoketa-13, Mt Vernon-26

Wisconsin HS Football Scores

Westby 47 Dodgeville 14

Arcadia 12 Prairie du Chien 30

Richland Center 9 River Valley 40

Platteville 46 Viroqua 14
Iowa-Grant 13 Aquinas 42

Luther 9 Darlington 34

Fennimore 7 Lancaster 49

Cuba City 6 Mineral Point 49

Cambridge 49 Boscobel 14

Potosi/Cassville 24 River Ridge21

Benton/Scales Mound/Shullsburg 6  Black Hawk/Warren (IL) 33

Illinois HS Football Scores                 

Galena- 0, Stockton-26

Pemsl Arrested on OWI Charge

University of Iowa redshirt junior and former Wahlert High standout Cordell Pemsl was arrested by law enforcement early this morning in Iowa City for operating while intoxicated (OWI).

U-I athletics department officials are in the process of gathering facts in regards to the incident. Pemsl will be suspended from all basketball related activities indefinitely and is subject to the rules and regulations of the UI Student-Athlete Code of Conduct and the rules and regulations of the basketball program.

Pemsl has played in 67 career games, averaging 7.2 points and 4.7 rebounds per game.

Area Scoreboard from Thursday (9/19)




  • Central City 3, Bellevue Marquette Catholic 0
  • Bellevue 3, Northeast Goose Lake 0


  • Cuba City 3, Southwestern 0 (Coach Keri Lawson win 600)
  • Shullsburg 3, Cassville 0
  • River Valley 3, Richland Center 0


  • East Dubuque 2, Stockton 0
  • Lena-Winslow 2, Galena 0


  • At 21 school Rich Engel Classic in Cedar Falls: In the boys race Western Dubuque finished 3rd, Hempstead J.V. was 6th, Wahlert 8th, and Senior 14th. Nathan Munshower of Wahlert had the top city finish placing 10th. In the girls race: Senior, Hempstead, and Wahlert had a 1-2-3 finish and Western Dubuque was 7th.  Claire Edmondson of Senior had the top individual city effort placing 2nd .

Fighting Saints Wrap Up Pre-Season

The Dubuque Fighting Saints will look to continue a strong start to the preseason as they take on the Green Bay Gamblers in a home and home series to close out the preseason slate. Dubuque will be on the road for game tonight before they come home tomorrow for the preseason finale. The Saints are 2-0 on the preseason while Green Bay is 1-1.

The regular season starts with USHL Fall Classic next Thursday and Friday near Pittsburgh.

Yanks wrap up AL East…Twins stay 4 up on Indians…Cards trip Cubs…Brewers beat Padres…Jags Win First

NEW YORK (AP) – The New York Yankees are AL East champions for the first time in seven years following a 9-1 pounding of the Angels. DJ LeMahieu  belted a three-run homer and Brett Gardner provided a solo shot and a two-run double in New York’s 100th win. Cameron Maybin and Clint Frazier added eighth-inning homers after Masahiro Tanaka  limited Los Angeles to a Kole Calhoun home run and just three other hits over seven frames.

UNDATED (AP) – Minnesota’s 8-5 win over the Royals allowed the Twins to maintain their four-game lead over Cleveland in the AL Central. Nelson Cruz hit two of Minnesota’s four home runs and matched his season high with five RBIs. The Indians were 7-0 winners over the Tigers behind Mike Clevinger, who blanked Detroit despite allowing seven hits over six innings.

CHICAGO (AP) – The St. Louis Cardinals have kept their three-game lead over Milwaukee in the NL Central by downing the Cubs, 5-4 in 10 innings at Wrigley Field. The Redbirds blew a 4-1 lead in the ninth before Matt Carpenter drilled a one-out homer in the tenth to drop the Cubs four games off the division lead. Cards starter Jack Flaherty struck out eight over eight innings and limited Chicago to three hits, including Anthony Rizzo’s third-inning homer.

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Milwaukee leads the Cubs by one game for the second NL wild card after five Brewers pitchers combined for 16 strikeouts in a 5-1 win over San Diego. Lorenzo Cain belted a solo homer in the fourth inning before immediately leaving the game with ankle soreness. Trent Grisham replaced Cain and hit a “Little League” home run, lining a double and moving to third on the throw before scoring on an errant toss to the plate.

ATLANTA (AP) – Ronald Acuna Jr. belted his 40th home run and the Atlanta Braves clinched at least a tie for the NL East title by downing the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-4. Mel Ott is the only player younger than the 21-year-old Acuna to hit 40 home runs in a season, doing it at age 20 for the 1940 Giants. Freddie Freeman had two RBIs and Mike Soroka  allowed two runs over five innings to move to 13-4.


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) – Gardner Minshew completed 20 of 30 passes for 204 yards and two touchdowns in the Jacksonville Jaguars’ 20-7 victory against the Tennessee Titans. Minshew found James O’Shaughnessy wide open for a 7-yard TD and tossed a 22-yard touchdown pass to DJ Chark. Jacksonville sacked Marcus Mariota  nine times, including three by Calais (kah-LAY’-ihs) Campbell.

National Scoreboard from Thursday (9/19)



Final Boston 5 San Francisco 4
Final Seattle 6 Pittsburgh 5 (11 Innings)


Final N-Y Yankees 9 L-A Angels 1
Final Toronto 8 Baltimore 4
Final Cleveland 7 Detroit 0
Final Minnesota 8 Kansas City 5


Final Atlanta 5 Philadelphia 4
Final Milwaukee 5 San Diego 1
Final St. Louis 5 Chi Cubs 4 (10 Innings)


Final Jacksonville 20 Tennessee 7

Area Scoreboard from Wednesday (9/18)



  • Dubuque 0, UW Platteville 0 ( 2OT)




  • Coe College 3, Dubuque 1

Payton says no IR for Brees…Mahomes loses protection…NFL queries Brown accuser

SEATTLE (AP) – New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will miss several weeks while recovering from surgery to repair a ligament near his right thumb. Coach Sean Payton wouldn’t discuss a timetable for Brees’ return, but said it’s unlikely he will be placed on injured reserve. That means doctors think Brees will be able to return this season. Payton declined to name a starter for the Sunday’s game at Seattle.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Pro Bowl left tackle Eric Fisher will undergo surgery on his injured groin, leaving the Chiefs without their blindside protector for Patrick Mahomes for the foreseeable future. Fisher hurt his groin in practice Friday but tried to play Sunday in Oakland. He only lasted a few plays before Cam Erving replaced him.

UNDATED (AP) – Two people with knowledge of the investigation into Antonio Brown being accused of sexual assault tell The Associated Press that one of the accusers has met with NFL investigators and that there is no timetable for concluding the probe. One of the people also confirmed that the district attorney’s office and police in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, have reached out to Brown’s lawyer about the allegations Britney Taylor made against the Patriots wide receiver in a civil lawsuit.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – The University of Louisville Athletic Association and former men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino have settled lawsuits stemming from his departure from the school. Pitino’s personnel file has been changed to note he resigned and wasn’t terminated. He received no money in the settlement. Pitino sued the ULAA for more than $38.7 million in November 2017. He accused the association of breaching its contract by firing him for cause the previous month in the wake of a federal bribery investigation of college basketball.

NEW YORK (AP) – Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai (tsy) completed his purchase of the Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center, and then announced that he had hired former Turner Sports President David Levy as CEO. Tsai’s purchase of the Nets was unanimously approved by the NBA’s board of governors. He spent nearly $3.5 billion for the team and the arena, a record sale for a U.S. sports franchise.

National Scoreboard from Wednesday (9/18)


Final Seattle 4 Pittsburgh 1
Final San Francisco 11 Boston 3
Final Tampa Bay 8 L-A Dodgers 7 (11 Innings)


Final Oakland 1 Kansas City 0 (11 Innings)
Final Cleveland 2 Detroit 1 (10 Innings)
Final L-A Angels 3 N-Y Yankees 2
Final Houston 3 Texas 2
Final Chi White Sox 3 Minnesota 1
Final Toronto 11 Baltimore 10


Final St. Louis 5 Washington 1
Final Arizona 5 Miami 4
Final N-Y Mets 7 Colorado 4
Final Philadelphia 4 Atlanta 1
Final San Diego 2 Milwaukee 1
Final Cincinnati 3 Chi Cubs 2 (10 Innings)

Area Scoreboard from Tuesday (9/18)




  • #2 4A Wahlert 3 #8 5A Iowa City Liberty 1 (DW Aaliyah Carter an astounding 39 kills and 17 digs.)
  • Hempstead 3 Iowa City West 0
  • Iowa City High 3, Senior 1
  • #1 4A Cedar Rapids Xavier 3, Western Dubuque 0
  • #3 2A Dyersville Beckman 3, #2 3A Mt. Vernon 1
  • Anamosa 3, Cascade 1
  • Camanche 3, Bellevue 2
  • Clayton Ridge 3, Starmont 2
  • Maquoketa 3, Central Dewitt 0


  • Riverdale 3, Cuba City 2
  • Fennimore 3, Belmont 1
  • Platteville 3, Dodgeville 0
  • River Ridge 3, Belmont 0


  • East Dubuque 2, Pearl City 0
  • Galena 2, Warren 0




  • Mount Mercy 4, Clarke 0


  • Dubuque 3, Monmouth College 2
  • Clarke 3, Mount Mercy 0
  • Dominican 3, UW Platteville 0


  • UW Platteville 3 UW Stout 2


  • (women) Upper Iowa 6, Dubuque 1

Senior High Announces 2019 Athletic Hall of Fame Class

The Dubuque Senior High School and the Hall of Fame committee has announced the 28th Athletic Hall of Fame induction class.  The 2019 induction class to the Dubuque Senior Athletics Hall of Fame will participate in Homecoming Activities on October 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 2019.

The class includes:

  • Debra Beireis Carneol—Class of 1984
  • Robert Dean—Class of 1954
  • Angie Mohr Germaine—Class of 1990
  • Harlan Riegler—Class of 1928
  • Natalie White—Class of 2005

Inductees will be introduced between football games on Friday-October 4.

Induction ceremonies will take place at a banquet on Saturday, October 5, in the Dubuque Senior HS Cafeteria with the banquet starting at 4:30.  Tickets for the banquet are $25.00 and can be reserved by calling Dubuque Senior’s Activity Office at 563-552-5521.  Reservations are REQUIRED for the dinner.

Manning out, Jones in…Brees slated for surgery today…Newton ailing…Stanton returning

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) – New York Giants coach Pat Shurmur is making a quarterback change following the team’s 0-2 start, announcing that Daniel Jones is replacing veteran Eli Manning under center. Jones was taken by the Giants with the sixth overall pick in this year’s NFL draft and looked impressive during preseason. Manning owns every major team record for quarterbacks and led the Giants to Super Bowl titles following the 2007 and ’11 seasons, beating Tom Brady and the Patriots both times.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees  says he is scheduled to undergo surgery on his throwing thumb today, adding that he’ll dedicate himself to a rehabilitation process to get back to playing as quickly as he can. Brees tore a ligament in the right thumb when he made contact with Los Angeles defensive tackle Aaron Donald during the follow-through of a throw in Sunday’s loss to the Rams. Rehabilitation is estimated to take about six weeks, but that timeline could change after surgery.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) – Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton sat out yesterday’s practice and could miss Sunday’s game at Arizona after the 2015 league MVP re-aggravated a mid-foot sprain. Head coach Ron Rivera gave no timetable yesterday for Newton’s potential return. Rivera said backup Kyle Allen would make his second career NFL start Sunday if Newton isn’t able to play.

NEW YORK (AP) – New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton will be back today or tomorrow after rehabbing his latest injury. Stanton suffered a left biceps injury three games into the season and missed time with shoulder and calf issues before straining a knee ligament on June 25. He’s played in just nine games this year, hitting .290 with one home run and seven RBIs.

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Felipe Vazquez has been arrested on charges of pornography and soliciting a child. Vazquez was taken into custody by State Police on one count of computer pornography/solicitation of a child and one count of providing obscene material to minors. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says it began investigating Vazquez in August after learning of an alleged sexual relationship between Vazquez and a 15-year-old girl living in Lee County, Florida.

MLB Scoreboard from Tuesday (9/17)


Final Seattle 6 Pittsburgh 0
Final San Francisco 7 Boston 6 (15 Innings)
Final L-A Dodgers 7 Tampa Bay 5


Final N-Y Yankees 8 L-A Angels 0
Final Cleveland 7 Detroit 2
Final Toronto 8 Baltimore 5
Final Houston 4 Texas 1
Final Minnesota 9 Chi White Sox 8 (12 Innings)
Final Oakland 2 Kansas City 1


Final Milwaukee 3 San Diego 1
Final Philadelphia 5 Atlanta 4
Final Washington 6 St. Louis 2
Final Cincinnati 4 Chi Cubs 2
Final N-Y Mets 6 Colorado 1
Final Miami 12 Arizona 6

Area Scoreboard from Monday (9/16)

High School Boys Golf

  • At the 2nd round of MVC Mississippi Divisional meet yesterday at Thunder Hills in Peosta, Western Dubuque placed 2nd with 311, 11 strokes behind Cedar Falls. Senior came in 6th with 338. W-D’s Jax and Davis Stelzer each carded 75’s to tie for 5th The third and final round is scheduled for Oct. 1st at Bunker Hill in Dubuque.


  • At the 2nd round of the Valley Divisional Meet at Jones Park in Cedar Rapids: Wahlert finished 3rd (out of 8). Ben Vaassen  with a 76 lead the way for Wahlert finishing 4th. Hempstead shot a 341 and placed fourth. Kyle Arthofer led the Mustangs with 82. Linn Mar with a 307 won. The final round of the Valley Divisional meet will be held on Monday, Sept. 30 at Dubuque Golf & Country Club.

W.D Still #1

The Western Dubuque football team remains number one this week in the Class 3A Iowa Associated Press High School Football poll. The Bobcats will host a showdown with #3 North Scott this Friday night.  No other KDTH area Iowa team is ranked or received votes this week.

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2019 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right:
Class 4A
Record Pts Prv
1. West Des Moines Valley (6) 3-0 86 1
2. Ankeny Centennial (2) 3-0 77 2
3. Cedar Falls (1) 3-0 76 3
4. West Des Moines Dowling 2-1 63 4
5. Bettendorf 3-0 58 5
6. Fort Dodge 3-0 44 7
7. Southeast Polk 2-1 30 9
8. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 2-1 24 6
9. Des Moines Roosevelt 3-0 15 NR
10. Ankeny 1-2 9 8
Others receiving votes: Marshalltown 6. Waukee 5. Waterloo West 1. Davenport North 1.
Class 3A
Record Pts Prv
1. Epworth Western Dubuque (6) 3-0 87 1
2. Cedar Rapids Xavier (3) 3-0 80 2
3. Eldridge North Scott 3-0 68 3
4. Solon 3-0 66 4
5. Council Bluffs Lewis Central 3-0 57 5
6. Washington 3-0 33 T7
7. Glenwood 3-0 30 9
8. Sergeant Bluff-Luton 3-0 25 T7
9. Independence 3-0 16 NR
10. Norwalk 2-1 7 NR
Others receiving votes: Dallas Center-Grimes 5. Harlan 4. Carlisle 4. Webster City 4. Pella 3. Storm Lake 3. Davenport Assumption 2. Mount Pleasant 1.
Class 2A
Record Pts Prv
1. Waukon (8) 3-0 88 1
2. Clear Lake (1) 3-0 80 2
3. Algona 3-0 70 3
4. Spirit Lake 3-0 56 4
5. Greene County 3-0 54 5
6. Waterloo Columbus 3-0 41 6
7. Des Moines Christian 3-0 36 7
8. Van Horne Benton 3-0 21 8
9. Cresco Crestwood 2-1 14 9
(tie) O-A BCIG 3-0 14 T10
Others receiving votes: Southeast Valley 8. Monticello 6. State Center West Marshall 4. Monroe PCM 3.
Class 1A
Record Pts Prv
1. Hawarden West Sioux (8) 3-0 89 1
2. Dike-New Hartford (1) 3-0 80 2
3. Van Meter 3-0 67 3
4. West Branch 3-0 55 4
5. Inwood West Lyon 3-0 52 5
6. South Central Calhoun 3-0 41 6
7. Treynor 3-0 40 7
8. Mediapolis 3-0 25 8
9. Hull Western Christian 3-0 19 9
10. Underwood 3-0 15 10
Others receiving votes: Troy Mills North Linn 3. Sigourney-Keota 2. AC/GC 2. Mount Ayr 2. Iowa City Regina 2. Clarinda 1.
Class A
Record Pts Prv
1. Britt West Hancock (9) 3-0 90 1
2. Edgewood-Colesburg 3-0 76 2
3. St. Ansgar 3-0 72 3
4. Traer North Tama 3-0 58 6
5. Sloan Westwood 3-0 53 5
6. Grundy Center 3-0 41 7
7. Brooklyn BGM 3-0 29 8
8. Fairbank Wapsie Valley 2-1 24 4
9. Monona MFL-Mar-Mac 3-0 22 9
10. Paullina South O’Brien 3-0 13 NR
Others receiving votes: Neola Tri-Center 5. Martensdale-St. Marys 4. Eldon Cardinal 4. Algona Garrigan 3. Riverside Highland 1.
Class 8-Man
Record Pts Prv
1. Gilbertville-Don Bosco (7) 3-0 80 T1
2. Remsen Saint Mary’s 3-0 74 3
3. Jackson Junction Turkey Valley 3-0 68 4
4. New London (2) 3-0 65 T1
5. Montezuma 3-0 38 7
6. Coon Rapids-Bayard 3-0 35 8
7. Lenox 4-0 33 10
8. Audubon 3-1 30 6
9. Springville 4-0 18 NR
10. Anita CAM 3-0 16 NR
Others receiving votes: Janesville 11. Harris-Lake Park 8. Easton Valley 6. Fremont Mills, Tabor 5. North English English Valleys 4. Marengo Iowa Valley 3. Woodbine 1.

2 Hawkeyes Recognized by Big 10

University of Iowa kicker Keith Duncan and defensive back D.J. Johnson have been recognized as Big Ten Conference Players of the Week following Iowa’s 18-17 win at Iowa State.

Duncan was selected as Special Teams Player of the Week for connecting on a career-best four field goals. His final kick from 39 yards provided the margin of victory with 4:51 remaining in the fourth quarter.

Johnson was recognized as the co-freshman of the week after recording eight tackles, six solo and two assists, along with two pass break-ups in his first career start.

Beckham leads Browns…Big Ben out for season…Source says Brees to have thumb surgery

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) – Odell Beckham Jr. caught six passes for 161 yards and a long touchdown as the Cleveland Browns whipped the New York Jets, 23-3. Beckham took a slant pass and outran the Jets’ defenders all the way to the end zone for an 89-yard TD that put Cleveland up 23-3 with 3 1/2 minutes left in the third quarter. His spectacular 33-yard, one-handed grab got Cleveland down to the Jets 4 and set up a field goal for the game’s first points.

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger  is scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery on his aching right elbow, putting the offense in the hands of Mason Rudolph. Roethlisberger shook his arm after a pair of passes with the Steelers driving late in the first half of yesterday’s loss to Seattle and watched the second half from the sideline. Roethlisberger has been Pittsburgh’s starter since taking over for Tommy Maddox in Week 2 of the 2004 season as a rookie.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees  is expected to be out six weeks after tearing a ligament in his right thumb during yesterday’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Saints coach Sean Payton declined today to go into detail about Brees’ condition or even rule him out for this Sunday’s game in Seattle. The injury occurred when the thumb hit the hand of on-rushing defensive lineman Aaron Donald on the follow-through of a throw in the first quarter.

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) – New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown’s availability is again in limbo this week with the NFL preparing to meet with the former trainer that has filed a civil lawsuit accusing the star receiver of rape and sexual assault. The NFL declined today to comment on the allegations against Brown or when it would speak with his accuser. But the league told the Patriots last week that it was opening an investigation into the matter.

UNDATED (AP) – Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo will wear a walking boot for the next five to seven days after an MRI showed he had a moderate lateral right ankle sprain. Rizzo had to be helped off the field after sustaining the injury while fielding a bunt in the third inning of Sunday’s 16-6 rout of the Pirates. The Cubs can ill afford an extended loss of Rizzo as they continue to play without shortstop Javier Baez, who is out for the rest of the regular season with a hairline fracture of his left thumb.

National Scoreboard from Monday (9/17)


Final Detroit 5 Baltimore 2
Final Minnesota 5 Chi White Sox 3
Final Kansas City 6 Oakland 5


Final Milwaukee 5 San Diego 1
Final St. Louis 4 Washington 2
Final Chi Cubs 8 Cincinnati 2
Final Colorado 9 N-Y Mets 4
Final Arizona 7 Miami 5


Final Cleveland 23 N-Y Jets 3

Sports News From Associated Press

AP source: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday
UNDATED (AP) – A person with direct knowledge of the situation says the NFL plans to meet Monday with a woman who says she was raped by New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown. Brown’s attorney said Brown and Britney Taylor had “a consensual personal relationship” and says Brown plans to countersue.
In other NFL news:

AP Top 25: Cal, Arizona St move in to give Pac-12 6 ranked
UNDATED (AP) – California and Arizona State have moved into the AP Top 25 college football poll to give the Pac-12 six ranked teams, the most for the conference in almost four years.
A weekend filled with blowouts left the top half of the poll mostly unchanged.
Clemson remains No. 1. Alabama was No. 2, followed by Georgia, LSU, Oklahoma, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Auburn and Florida.

Wisconsin is ranked 13th this week, and Iowa is ranked 18th.


Bruins sign D McAvoy to 3-year, $14.7 million deal
BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Bruins have signed defenseman Charlie McAvoy to a three-year contract that will pay him $14.7 million.
The 21-year-old McAvoy emerged as one of the top defensemen on the Eastern Conference championship team last year. Playing alongside Zdeno Chara on the No. 1 pairing.

Gasol completes historic double, Spain wins World Cup
BEIJING (AP) – Spain has captured its second World Cup championship, defeating Argentina 95-75 on Sunday to give Marc Gasol a rare double-title year.
For Gasol, it was historic. The Toronto Raptors center becomes the second player to win an NBA title and a FIBA world gold medal in the same year, joining Lamar Odom – who did it for the Los Angeles Lakers and USA Basketball in 2010.

Jerry Kelly wins in Michigan for 2nd win of the year
UNDATED (AP) – Jerry Kelly plays bogey-free Sunday at Warwick Hills and closes with a 4-under 68 for a two-shot victory in the Ally Challenge, his second victory this year on the PGA Tour Champions.
He started the final round with a one-shot lead over Charles Schwab Cup leader Scott McCarron and Woody Austin. McCarron fell apart with a 75. Austin remained within one shot until a bogey on the par-4 15th.
Kelly, who won for the fifth time on the PGA Tour Champions, finished at 16-under 200. He remained No. 2 in the Schwab Cup.

Truex wins NASCAR’s opening playoff race
LAS VEGAS (AP) – Martin Truex Jr. has won the opening race of NASCAR’s playoffs to earn an automatic berth into the second round.
Truex’s victory Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was his series-best fifth of the season and again cemented Joe Gibbs Racing as the team to beat in this 10-race playoff series. JGR has 14 wins this season.
Truex chased down Kevin Harvick, who was slowed by traffic, to cut into Harvick’s lead and eventually make the pass for the win on the outside with 20 laps remaining.
The top nine finishers were all playoff contenders as Truex was followed by Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Chase Elliott, Ryan Blaney, Alex Bowman, William Byron, Kyle Larson and reigning series champion Joey Logano.

NFL Week 2 Recaps

UNDATED (AP) – Julio Jones hauled in a short pass on fourth down and took it 54 yards to the end zone with 2:10 remaining, giving the Atlanta Falcons a wild 24-20 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night.
The Falcons squandered a 17-6 lead against an injury plagued team that lost two of its top receivers, falling behind for the first time when Carson Wentz dove over from the 1 with 3:13 left to give the Eagles a 20-17 edge.
Philadelphia had a chance at the end when Wentz converted on fourth-and-14, somehow getting off a pass with a rusher in his chest that Nelson Agholor hauled in between two defenders for a 43-yard completion to the 18. But Atlanta held on, stopping Zach Ertz about a yard short of the marker on another fourth-down play inside the 10 to preserve a much-needed victory.
Jones bailed out Atlanta – and became Atlanta’s career leader in receiving yards with his winning score.

Elsewhere in the NFL:
– Dak Prescott carved up the Washington Redskins’ defense with his arm and his legs, completing 26 of 30 passes for 269 yards and three touchdowns and rushing for 69 yards in a 31-21 Dallas Cowboys victory Sunday to improve to 2-0. He’s the first Cowboys quarterback to compile seven touchdown passes in the first two games of the season since Don Meredith in 1966.
– Drew Brees injured his hand in the first quarter of the Los Angeles Rams’ 27-9 win over the New Orleans Saints. Jared Goff passed for 283 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another score for the unbeaten Rams. The much-anticipated rematch of last season’s NFC championship game changed dramatically when Brees was injured late in the first quarter.
– Patrick Mahomes bounced back from the first scoreless opening quarter of his career in the regular season by throwing four touchdown passes in a near-perfect second period that led the Kansas City Chiefs to a 28-10 victory over the Oakland Raiders.
– Eddy Pineiro’s 53-yard field goal with no time left lifted the Chicago Bears to a stunning 16-14 win over the Denver Broncos, who had taken the lead on a 2-point conversion with 31 seconds to go. The Bears benefited from a debatable flag and a 25-yard completion on fourth-and-15 to get into field-goal range.
– Antonio Brown caught a 20-yard touchdown pass in his debut for the New England Patriots, and they scored twice on interception returns in a two-minute fourth quarter span to beat the Miami Dolphins, 43-0. Brown finished with 56 yards on four receptions, all in the first half.
– Matthew Stafford threw a go-ahead, 31-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Golladay midway through the fourth quarter and Darius Slay made an interception in the end zone with 1:03 left to allow the Detroit Lions to beat the Los Angeles Chargers 13-10 despite a slew of mistakes.
– Jacoby Brissett  became the latest Indianapolis quarterback to top Tennessee, throwing a 4-yard touchdown pass to T.Y. Hilton with 4:38 left to lead the Colts to a 19-17 victory in the Titans’ home opener.
– Russell Wilson threw for three touchdowns, including a 28-yard rainbow to DK Metcalf midway through the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Seahawks held off the Pittsburgh Steelers 28-26. The Steelers lost starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a right elbow injury.
– Lamar Jackson threw for 272 yards and two touchdowns, ran for 120 yards and helped the Ravens beat the Cardinals 23-17 in a showdown between two of the league’s most exciting young quarterbacks.
– Justin Reid stopped Leonard Fournette on a 2-point conversion attempt with 36 seconds left and the Houston Texans held on to edge the Jacksonville Jaguars 13-12.
– Somewhat maligned Josh Allen ran for a touchdown, threw for another, and the Bills claimed the bragging rights of New York with a 28-14 victory over the Giants. Buffalo has its first 2-0 start since 2014.
– Aaron Rodgers threw two early touchdowns and the Green Bay Packers held on for a 21-16 win over the Minnesota Vikings. Rodgers completed nine of his first 10 passes for 134 yards and two touchdowns.
– Jimmy Garoppolo tied his career high with three touchdown passes and the San Francisco 49ers completed a sweet and satisfying week in the Buckeye State with a 41-17 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals.

National Scoreboard from Sunday (9/15)


Final Detroit 13 L.A. Chargers 10
Final Indianapolis 19 Tennessee 17
Final Dallas 31 Washington 21
Final Seattle 28 Pittsburgh 26
Final Green Bay 21 Minnesota 16
Final Buffalo 28 N-Y Giants 14
Final Houston 13 Jacksonville 12
Final Baltimore 23 Arizona 17
Final San Francisco 41 Cincinnati 17
Final New England 43 Miami 0
Final Kansas City 28 Oakland 10
Final Chicago 16 Denver 14
Final L.A. Rams 27 New Orleans 9
Final Atlanta 24 Philadelphia 20




Final Boston 6 Philadelphia 3


Final Toronto 6 N-Y Yankees 4
Final Cleveland 7 Minnesota 5
Final Baltimore 8 Detroit 2
Final Houston 12 Kansas City 3
Final Oakland 6 Texas 1
Final L-A Angels 6 Tampa Bay 4
Final Seattle 11 Chi White Sox 10


Final Washington 7 Atlanta 0
Final Milwaukee 7 St. Louis 6
Final Chi Cubs 16 Pittsburgh 6
Final Colorado 10 San Diego 5
Final San Francisco 2 Miami 1
Final Cincinnati 3 Arizona 1
Final L-A Dodgers 3 N-Y Mets 2

Area College Football Scores

University of Dubuque – 37

Pacific University – 26


Loras College – 42

Benedictine University – 14


Evangel University – 28

Clarke University – 0


Iowa – 18

Iowa State- 17


Eastern Michigan – 34

Illinois – 31

Sunday Scorecard


Final Boston 2 Philadelphia 1


Final N-Y Yankees 13 Toronto 3
Final Minnesota 9 Cleveland 5 (2nd game)
Final Detroit 8 Baltimore 4 (12 Innings)
Final Houston 6 Kansas City 1
Final Oakland 8 Texas 6
Final Tampa Bay 3 L-A Angels 1
Final Seattle 2 Chi White Sox 1 (10 Innings)


Final Chi Cubs 14 Pittsburgh 1
Final Atlanta 10 Washington 1
Final N-Y Mets 3 L-A Dodgers 0
Final Milwaukee 5 St. Louis 2
Final Arizona 1 Cincinnati 0
Final Colorado 11 San Diego 10
Final Miami 4 San Francisco 2



Temple 20 (21)Maryland 17
(13)Penn St. 17 Pittsburgh 10
(6)Ohio St. 51 Indiana 10
(3)Georgia 55 Arkansas St. 0
(7)Notre Dame 66 New Mexico 14
(17)UCF 45 Stanford 27
BYU 30 (24)Southern Cal 27
(2)Alabama 47 South Carolina 23
(19)Iowa 18 Iowa St. 17
Arizona St. 10 (18)Michigan St. 7
(11)Utah 31 Idaho St. 0
(8)Auburn 55 Kent St. 16
(9)Florida 29 Kentucky 21
(16)Texas A&M 62 Lamar 3
(1)Clemson 41 Syracuse 6
(25)Virginia 31 Florida St. 24
(23)Washington 52 Hawaii 20
(4)LSU 65 Northwestern St. 14
(12)Texas 48 Rice 13
(5)Oklahoma 48 UCLA 14
(22)Boise St. 45 Portland St. 10
(15)Oregon 35 Montana 3

Sports Roundup for Saturday, September 14th, 2019

High School Football Scores


Lena-Winslow 48, East Dubuque 12


Dyersville Beckman 48, Clayton Ridge 0

Bettendorf 49, Hempstead 7

Cascade 27, Maquoketa Valley 16

DeWitt 16, Wahlert 14

Senior 28, Cedar Rapids Washington 7

Western Dubuque 20, Decorah 2

Independence 47, Maquoketa 7

Monticello 21, Bellevue 13


Aquinas 35, Cuba City 14

Arcadia 25, Viroqua 13

Benton/Shullsburg 20, Potosi/Cassville 12

Darlington 36, Iowa-Grant 0

Dodgeville 13, Richland Center 10, OT

Lancaster 47, Luther 7

Mineral Point 42, Fennimore 15

River Valley 35, Platteville 14

Southwestern 53, Boscobel 0

National News Updates

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Atlanta Braves reinstated outfielder Nick Markakis from the 10-day injured list. Markakis, 35, missed 43 games with a fractured left wrist. He was listed in the starting lineup as the Braves opened a three-game series against the Nationals, playing his first game of the season in left field with Matt Joyce playing in right.

TORONTO (AP) – Yankees manager Aaron Boone says he’s “optimistic” both Edwin Encarnacion and Gary Sanchez will be able to return before the end of the season. Both sluggers were injured in separate games of a doubleheader victory over Detroit. The news was clearer for New York’s pitching staff. Right-hander Luis Severino is expected to make his season debut Tuesday against the Los Angeles Angels, and left-hander Jordan Montgomery will return from elbow surgery to face Toronto on Sunday.

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) – Kevin Chappell shot an 11-under 59 in the second round of A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier for the 11th sub-round 60 round in PGA Tour history. It was the first sub-60 round on the PGA Tour since Brandt Snedeker’s 59 at the 2018 Wyndham Championship. Chappell missed a 10-foot birdie putt on the par-4 ninth to fall a stroke short of Jim Furyk’s tour record. Furyk set the record in 2016 with a 58 in the final round of the Travelers Championship.

GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) – Scott McCarron, Retief Goosen and Tom Gillis shot 6-under 66 on Friday to share the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions’ Ally Challenge. McCarron, the Charles Schwab Cup points leader and a three-time winner this year, birdied the par-5 16th and par-3 17th in a bogey-free round at Warwick Hills, the longtime home of the PGA Tour’s defunct Buick Open.

UNDATED (AP) – “NFL PrimeTime” with Chris Berman and Tom Jackson is coming back after a 14-year absence. ESPN+ is bringing back the highlights show beginning Sunday. It will air on the streaming service on Sunday nights from 7:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Eastern and will be available on demand until Wednesday night.


WI High School Hall of Fame Coach Jim Nedelcoff Dies

Wisconsin High School Hall of Fame Coach Jim Nedelcoff passed away yesterday at the age of 90. Nedelcoff, a Hazel Green native had been in ill health for some time. He coached football and basketball at Benton High School from 1954 thru 1972 and Southwestern High from 1972 thru 1977 and football again in 1987. He also served as an Athletic Director during his career.

Nedelcoff is one of just five coaches in both the Wisconsin basketball and football coach’s hall of fame.  In football he recorded a 94-56-and 4 record with four conference championships and during 39 seasons of coaching basketball he compiled a 476-341 record.


Football Friday Night in the Tri-States

All three Dubuque High school teams will be trying to get off to 2-and-1 starts to season as they play their week 3 contests tonight.  Hempstead under the direction of interim head coach Brian Kuhle will travel to 5th ranked Bettendorf to face the Bulldogs, you can hear that game on AM 1370 and kdth.com with pregame at 7:05.  Wahlert will travel to Central Dewitt and Senior is home at Dalzell Field as they welcome Cedar Rapids Washington.

Other games on the Iowa side tonight: #1 3-A Western Dubuque has a  road test at Decorah, Cascade hosts Maquoketa Valley, Bellevue welcomes 10th ranked 2-A Monticello and Dyersville Beckman hosts Clayton Ridge.

In Wisconsin action week 4:  SWC match-ups include: Platteville hosting River Valley.  In the SWAL: Darlington is at Iowa Grant, #9 Lancaster visits Luther, Cuba City hosts Aquinas. Six Rivers: Potosi/Cassville hosts Benton/Scales Mound/Shullsburg, Southwestern hosts Boscobel,  2nd ranked Black Hawk/Warren hosts Waterloo and River Ridge is at Pecatonica/Argyle.

In Illinois play: East Dubuque welcome 2nd ranked 1A Lena-Winslow. Galena plays at Orangeville on Saturday afternoon.

Area Scoreboard from Thursday (9/12)

High School Volleyball

  • #3 2-A Dyersville Beckman with victories over Oelwein, Vinton-Shellsburg, and Solon
  • Cascade 3, Bellevue 1
  • East Buchanan 3, Bellevue Marquette Catholic 0


  • Platteville 3, Prairie du Chien 0
  • Richland Center 3,Lancaster 0
  • Darlington 3, Southwestern 1
  • Cuba City, Iowa-Grant 0
  • River Ridge 3, Benton 0


  • Galena 2, East Dubuque 0

Fighting Saints Pre-Season Begins

The Dubuque Fighting Saints will kick off their 2019 preseason slate with two games against the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders this weekend. Dubuque opens the preseason tonight at home before traveling to Cedar Rapids tomorrow night. Game time both nights is 7:05.


Hempstead Hall of Fame

The 2019 class of the Hempstead High School Hall of Fame will be inducted during homecoming weekend next Friday and Saturday. The 2019 class includes:

  • Jim Ruprecht
  • Jim Meyer
  • Sue Potts Hannon
  • Aaron Wulfekuhle

The four new hall of fame members will be honored before the homecoming football game next Friday night at Dalzell Field and an induction ceremony will take place next Saturday at 1 o’clock at the Hempstead High School.