Entries by Dave Mable

CISN & IPTV set to air IGHSAU State Volleyball Championships

CISN.tv and Iowa Public Television combine to stream 2016 Iowa Girls State Volleyball Championships live The Central Iowa Sports Network (CISN) and Iowa Public Television combine resources to stream IGHSAU State Volleyball Championship quarterfinal, semifinal and final games live from US Cellular Center in downtown Cedar Rapids beginning on Tuesday, November 8 at noon. VIEW […]

State Volleyball Pairings announced

Pairings have been announced for the IGHSAU Girls State Volleyball Championship Tournament, which begins on Tuesday, November 8 in Cedar Rapids. Central Iowa schools are well represented in the 5A tournament with Dowling Catholic, Ankeny, Ankeny Centennial and West Des Moines Valley taking four of the eight slots in quarter-final play. West Des Moines Valley, […]

Johnston girls set state Cross Country record

By Cory Goodwin, The Des Moines Register FORT DODGE, Ia. — The Johnston girls’ cross country team posed for a picture on Saturday afternoon, each member with a gold medal draped around her neck and a golden state-championship trophy at her feet. After a few parents snapped some photos, one member of the team got […]

Football playoff picture – Round 1 complete

Part of the appeal of downsizing to 16 teams per class for the postseason was to avoid the first-round blowouts that often took place when the field featured 32 teams. On the whole, the level of competition during Friday’s games was much better, but the night was not without a handful of lopsided results. Three winning […]

Playoff Preview

Previewing the first round playoff matchups in Class 4A. All games start at 7 p.m. By Cody Goodwin Council Bluffs, Lewis Central at No. 1 W.D.M. Valley Lewis Central opened the season as one of the hottest teams in Class 4A, at 5-0, but stumbled down the stretch, losing two of its final three regular […]

Iowa Girls High School State Cross Country Preview

Girls High School State Cross Country preview Story and photos by David Mable The Iowa State High School Cross Country meet will be held in Fort Dodge this Saturday. With a high of 76-degrees and sun forecast – the competition will be as hot as the temperatures. Racing begins at 11 a.m. with the 4A […]

Drake announces new leader for Drake Relays

Drake University director of athletics Sandy Hatfield Clubb has announced the hiring of Blake Boldon as the 12th Franklin ‘Pitch’ Johnson Director of the Drake Relays presented by Hy-Vee. Boldon will be introduced during a press conference held in the Courtside Club of the Shivers Basketball Practice Facility on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 11 a.m. […]

High School Swimming enters final lap

As swimmers and divers head into conference meets, coaches start thinking ahead to the state-qualifying district meets looming a week later and if current times are any indication, Ames will be the team to beat. Led by Amy Feddersen in the shorter freestyle events, and complimented with Sophie Sorenson in the back stroke and individual […]