SPORTS AUGUST 14, 2016

Written by John Kuhens on August 14, 2016

Ryan Moore has a one stroke lead heading into the final day of the John Deere Classic golf tournament.  He is 18 under par one stroke ahead of Ben Martin and Morgan Hoffman.  Iowan Zach Johnson way back at 207.

Michael Phelps wrapped up his Olympic career with another gold medal, he swam the 3rd leg of the Olympic Record setting 4×100 medley relay event.  That is his 23rd gold medal, Phelps says he is ending his swimming career and moving on to other ventures.

The Burlington Bees have signed on to continue their player-development contract with the Los Angeles Angles for another 2 years.  The Bees have been in the Midwest League since 1962.

The Cardinals came from behind to beat the Cubs at Wrigley Saturday 8-4, on the strength of an 8th inning grand slam from Randal Grichuk.  That stopped an 11 game win streak for Chicago, the two teams wrap up the series tonight at 7 pm, the Cubs still lead the Cardinals in the Divisional race by 13 games.

KILJ-FM105.5 and kilj.com will bring you high school football this Thursday night when the Waco Warriors travel to Victor HLV to play 8 man football in what the ISHSAA calls week zero competition.  Waco has moved to the 8 man game after experiencing low numbers of varsity players.  Mt. Pleasant opens August 26th at home against Clear Creek Amana, KILJ will for the 46th year bring you Panther football action live.