SPORTS MARCH 16, 2015

Written by John Kuhens on March 16, 2015

SPORTS MARCH 16, 2015

The Danville Bears finished 4th at the 2015 IHSAA boys basketball Class 1A championships. Earlham defeated Danville 63-52 in the consolation game Friday morning. Bears end the year with a 26-2 record with both losses happening at the state tournament. Connor Hoelzen was named to the All Tournament Team.

In the 1A championship game Gladbrook-Reinbeck defeated Maple Valley-Anthon-Otto 64-52. The 2A Championship was won by Treynor over Iowa City Regina 51-46.

The  Iowa High School boy’s State Basketball Tournament wrapped up Saturday.  Dubuque Wahlert repeated as Class 3A champion with a 46-38 win over LeMars.  Cedar Rapids Xavier won the consolation game 49-38 over Williamsburg.
The 4A title was won by North Scott over Mississippi Athletic Conference rival Pleasant Valley 44-36.  The 4A consolation game saw Iowa City West beat Des Moines Hoover 56-47, that was the 500th career coaching win for West coach Steve Bergman.

The Iowa State Cyclone men’s basketball team did it again Saturday when they recovered from a 17 point defecit to defeat Kansas 70-66 in the Big 12 Conference Tournament Championship game played in Kansas City.   

The NCAA men’s tournament selection committee has placed 3 Iowa teams in the Big Dance, it was announced Sunday night that Iowa will be a 7th seed, they open play in Seattle Friday against Davidson.  Iowa State a 3 seed plays Alabama Birmingham Thursday in Louisville.  UNI a 5 seed plays Wyoming Friday in Seattle

East Lake Driving Range is now open!! Open: Monday-Sunday. Thursday it is closed from 7:00am-4:00pm for maintenance! 

WACO Alumni we NEED YOU…The 3rd annual WACO vs. WMU alumni game is tentatively scheduled for Friday, July 31st at 8p.m.  This 2015 game will be held at the Winfield complex during Crooked Creek Days.  Interested WACO Alumni should sign-up at www.alumnifootballusa.com.  A minimum of 25 alumni athletes from each school are necessary for the game to be officially scheduled. Less than 25 signed up athletes will cause the game to be be cancelled. Alumni Football USA and WACO Alumni athletes have raised more than $5,000 to benefit WACO Athletics . Warriors, lets keep the tradition alive and have some fun playing football. Please help us spread the word.