Category Archives: Local Sports

Wednesday June 28th Local Sports

BOSTON (AP) – Chris Young hit a three-run homer and Christian Vazquez homered for the first time in more than a year as the Boston Red Sox routed the Minnesota Twins 9-2 on Tuesday night in a game delayed twice by stormy weather.

Drew Pomeranz (7-4) pitched five innings, three after a 1 hour, 16 minute delay between the second and third as a thunderstorm slowly passed over Fenway Park. Despite the interruption, Pomeranz held the Twins to one unearned run and four hits, struck out seven and didn’t walk a batter.

Tuesday June 27th Local Sports

TONIGHT:
AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB — Clear Lake softball vs. Newman — 7:20

 

 

BOSTON (AP) – Chris Sale pitched 6 1/3 overpowering innings with nine strikeouts, Mitch Moreland hit a solo homer for the third straight game and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 4-1 on Monday in a matchup of two of the AL’s top teams.

Dustin Pedroia had two hits and drove in a run and Moreland added a sacrifice for Boston, which kept pace with the New York Yankees atop the East.

Monday June 26th Local Sports

TONIGHT:
AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB — Clear Lake baseball at Webster City — 7:30

 

MASON CITY — Andrew Morse hit a sacrifice fly, scoring Ben Fitzgerald in the bottom of the seventh to give Newman a 4-3 win over Mason City High School in the annual inter-city baseball battle at Newman Sunday afternoon, as you heard on AM-1300 KGLO. The Knights overcame an early 3-0 deficit as the Mohawks scored three runs in the first on a two-run single by Trey Wiegmann and a sacrifice fly by Josh VandenBerg.

Friday June 23rd Local Sports

THIS WEEKEND:

= Friday
AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB — Clear Lake softball at Hampton-Dumont — 7:20

= Saturday
AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB — Clear Lake baseball at Saydel tournament vs. Ballard & Carlisle — 3:00

= Sunday
AM-1300 KGLO — Mason City High baseball at Newman — 4:00

 

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jose Abreu and Todd Frazier each hit two-run homers in the first inning, Jose Quintana cruised behind the extra support, and the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota 9-0 on Thursday after a rain-delayed start of 4 hours and 50 minutes that was the longest in Twins history.

Quintana (4-8) departed with two outs in the seventh inning after throwing 113 pitches. He scattered just five singles while striking out nine without a walk for his second consecutive victory.

Thursday June 22nd Local Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Jose Berrios won his fourth straight start for Minnesota and Miguel Sano homered for the second straight game as the Twins beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Wednesday night behind two of their brightest young stars.

Berrios (7-1) finished eight innings for a second consecutive turn in the rotation where he’s quickly become the ace, striking out eight with just four hits and one walk against him. The White Sox had one single over their last 18 at-bats against the 22-year-old right-hander, who lowered his ERA to 2.67.

Wednesday June 21st Local Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Miguel Sano and Kennys Vargas each hit a long home run to help the Minnesota Twins bounce back from a demoralizing sweep by beating the Chicago White Sox 9-7 on Tuesday night.

Sano hit his 17th homer and Vargas added a three-run shot as the Twins overcame a rough outing from Ervin Santana (9-4), who gave up six runs on 10 hits and struck out six in five innings. Brandon Kintzler pitched the ninth for his 18th save in 21 tries.

Tuesday June 20th Local Sports

SHEFFIELD — Top-ranked in Class 1A Newman lost its first conference game in nearly five years as they fell at West Fork last night 13-7. The Warhawks scattered eight runs over the middle three innings as part of the win. West Fork all-state catcher Clay Emhoff was 3-for-3 with three RBI and two runs scored, Dawson Zeitler homered, doubled and scored twice while also picking up the win from the mound. Josh Thilges led Newman with a three-run homer and three hits total.

Monday June 19th Local Sports

TONIGHT:
AM-1300 KGLO — Mason City High baseball vs. Johnston (doubleheader) — 5:00

AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB — Clear Lake baseball vs. Iowa Falls-Alden — 7:30

 

 

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Edwin Encarnacion homered twice, Trevor Bauer pitched seven strong innings and Jose Ramirez had his sixth straight multihit game on Sunday as the Cleveland Indians completed a four-game sweep of the Minnesota Twins with a 5-2 victory.

Cleveland came into the series trailing the Twins by two games in the AL Central. The sweep vaulted the Indians two games ahead and gave the defending AL champions sole possession of first place in the division for the first time since May 10.

Friday June 16th Local Sports

MASON CITY — Mason City High School’s Megan Meyer made it official on Thursday, announcing her verbal commitment to play women’s basketball at the University of Iowa. The Mohawk junior-to-be will follow in her sister’s footsteps, as Makenzie just wrapped up her first year on the Iowa roster. Megan Meyer has averaged just over 14 points per game in her two seasons in a Mohawk uniform.

Thursday June 15th Local Sports

TONIGHT:
AM-1300 KGLO — Newman softball vs. Riceville — 7:30

 

 

MASON CITY — A pair of players with Mason City ties were selected on the final day of the Major League Baseball draft Wednesday:

=== Mason City High alum Ryan Erickson was selected as the 897th pick overall in the 30th round by the Chicago White Sox. Erickson went 4-3 with a 3.00 ERA in 16 appearances with one save during his senior season at the University of Iowa. Erickson joined the Hawkeyes’ starting rotation one month into this season and became the team’s Saturday starter.

Wednesday June 14th Local Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Eddie Rosario hit three home runs and drove in five runs and the Minnesota Twins set a franchise record with 28 hits while batting around in two different innings of a 20-7 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night.

Max Kepler and Brian Dozier also went deep, Eduardo Escobar had five hits and two RBIs and Jason Castro had four hits and four RBIs for the Twins, who are in first place in the AL Central despite an AL-worst 13-19 record at Target Field.

Tuesday June 13th Local Sports

TONIGHT:
AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB — Clear Lake softball at Mason City High — 6:20

 

 

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Nelson Cruz drove in four runs, Mitch Haniger had four hits, and the Seattle Mariners started a series against Minnesota with a football score for the second time in a week to beat the Twins 14-3 on Monday night.

Danny Valencia and Mike Zunino hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning, the fifth such feat for the Mariners this season. Yovani Gallardo (3-6) sailed through six innings with the excess support, allowing three runs and seven hits.

Monday June 12th Local Sports

TONIGHT:
AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB — Clear Lake baseball vs. Algona — 7:20

 

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Buster Posey had three hits and four RBIs, Hunter Pence added three doubles and scored three times, and the San Francisco Giants broke out of their offensive slump with a 13-8 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday that avoided a three-game sweep.

Eduardo Nunez also had three hits and scored three times while rookie Austin Slater had three hits and a career-high four RBIs to help the Giants win for the fourth time in 12 games.

Friday June 9th Local Sports

SEATTLE (AP) – Kyle Gibson pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins took advantage of two errors on one play by Robinson Cano in a 2-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night.

Minnesota avoided a three-game sweep and snapped Seattle’s five-game winning streak thanks in part to unexpected blunders from one of the best defensive second basemen in the game.

With two out in the fifth inning and a runner on second, Cano misplayed Joe Mauer’s slow grounder. He compounded the mistake by trying to catch Ehire Adrianza at third base, but Cano’s throw was low, skipped past Kyle Seager and allowed Adrianza to score.

Thursday June 8th Local Sports

SEATTLE (AP) – Mike Zunino hit his second homer of the game with two outs in the ninth inning, a two-run shot that gave the surging Seattle Mariners a 6-5 comeback victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.

Kyle Seager also homered for the Mariners, who overcame a three-run deficit and won for the ninth time in 10 games.

Ben Gamel singled with two outs in the ninth off closer Brandon Kintzler (2-1). Zunino, who hit a solo shot in the third, sent a 2-1 pitch over the wall in center field for his fourth home run.

Wednesday June 7th Local Sports

MARSHALLTOWN — The spring high school sports seasons officially came to a close yesterday with the state co-ed golf and tennis tournaments, and north-central Iowa has a state champion in co-ed golf. Clear Lake’s Emily Snelling and Thomas Storbeck won the Class 1A co-ed golf tournament Tuesday at the American Legion Course in Marshalltown. The Lions #1 pairing shot a 72, two strokes better than Garner-Hayfield-Ventura’s duo of Bailee Frayne and Matt Heinemann.

Tuesday June 6th Local Sports

TONIGHT:
AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB — Clear Lake softball vs. St. Ansgar — 7:20

 

 

CLEAR LAKE — Max Hackbarth struck out 10, firing a two-hit shutout to lead Webster City past #6/2A Clear Lake 6-0 last night in North Central Conference baseball, as you heard on AM-1490 & 96.7-FM KRIB. Erik McHenry and Nathan Tofte had the lone hits for the Lions in the loss. Clear Lake drops to 5-4 overall and 2-1 in conference play and will travel to Central Springs tonight for a non-conference contest.

Monday June 5th Local Sports

TONIGHT:
AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB — Clear Lake baseball vs. Webster City — 7:20

 

 
HOUSTON (AP) – Connor Wong hit a tiebreaking homer in the ninth inning and Houston advanced to the final round of its home Houston Regional with a 7-5 victory over Iowa in a rain-delayed elimination game Sunday night.

Wong’s leadoff homer was followed by a two-out RBI double from Grayson Padgett as the Cougars (42-20) moved on to face Texas A&M on Monday in a game that was pushed back a day because of the earlier rain delay.

Friday June 2nd Local Sports

TONIGHT:
AM-1490 & 96.7-FM KRIB — Clear Lake baseball vs. Humboldt — 7:20

 

 

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – The Minnesota Twins turned their first triple play in 11 years and then rallied in the ninth inning on Jason Castro’s two-run single to beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-2 Thursday night.

The Twins overcame two solo home runs from the Angels’ Kole Calhoun, while keeping Albert Pujols stuck at career home-run No.599. Pujols had one single in four at-bats.

Miguel Sano gave Minnesota a 1-0 lead with a homer off Alex Meyer in the second inning.

Thursday June 1st Local Sports

TONIGHT:
AM-1300 KGLO — Mason City High baseball vs. New Hampton — 7:00

 

 

PANORA — Clear Lake’s Emily Snelling capped off her high school golf career on Wednesday winning her third straight state title at the Class 3A state tournament at Lake Panorama. Snelling battled back throughout the spring from a torn ACL suffered back in January during the basketball season to win the championship. After shooting a 2-under 70 on Tuesday, Snelling shot a 71 on Wednesday to finish at 3-under for the tournament, and became the eighth Iowa high school golfer to win three state titles in her career.

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