Category: Local Sports

Indoor Track and Field: Wildcats Host Quadrangular Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — For the first time this indoor season, both the Humboldt Wildcat boys’ and girls’ track teams will participate indoors together at the Humboldt Rec Center. Last week, both teams held individual invites indoors at sparkling facility. Tonight, Humboldt will welcome in Southeast Valley, Forest City and Spencer. Events will …

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Hawkeyes Earn At-Large Bid

KHBT —The University of Iowa men’s basketball team received an at-large berth to the 2019 Men’s Basketball Tournament, its 26th appearance in the tournament, including its fourth under head coach Fran McCaffery. Iowa (22-11) received a No. 10 seed and will play seventh-seeded Cincinnati (28-6) on Friday in Columbus, Ohio. The Hawkeyes and Cincinnati have …

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Iowa State to Face Ohio State on Friday in Tulsa

KHBT — For the seventh time in the last eight years, the Iowa State men’s basketball team will put on its dancing shoes. The Cyclones earned their 20th NCAA Tournament bid in school history this evening, as the 2019 NCAA Championship bracket was announced on CBS. The Cyclones are one of 15 teams in the nation to …

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Girls Track: Cats Show Out Strongly in First Meet

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt girls’ track team performed well in the opening act of the 2019 Track and Field season. Humboldt welcomed in Gilbert, PAC and Webster City to the first indoor meet at the brand new Humboldt Rec Center. Team scores were not provided. Individual scores for top Humboldt finishers …

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Girls Track: Humboldt in Action Tonight

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com Humboldt, Iowa — The Humboldt Wildcat girls’ track team will be in action for the first time in the 2019 season as they christen the competitive indoor schedule at the brand new Humboldt Rec Center. The Wildcats will welcome in Gilbert, Webster City and Pocahontas Area for proceedings this afternoon, with running …

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Boys State Basketball: Day Two Recap, Day Three Schedule

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com KHBT — Day two of the Iowa High School Boys’ Basketball State Tournament provided some upsets, including 3A #1 Sergeant Bluff-Luton going down. Here’s the full recap from yesterday: CLASS 2A QUARTERFINALS North Linn, Troy Mills 68 vs. Des Moines Christian 45 CLASS 3A QUARTERFINALS Norwalk 81 vs.  Ballard 39 Clear …

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State Basketball: Day One Results, Day Two Schedule

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com KHBT — Day One of the Iowa High School Boys Basketball Championships has come and gone, here’s how thing played out last night. Class 1A Quarters: Grand View Christian 58 vs. St. Albert, Council Bluffs 51 Montezuma 78 vs. Bishop Garrigan, Algona 65 St. Mary’s, Remsen 58 vs. Prince of Peace, Clinton …

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Iowa High School State Basketball Championships: Day One Notebook

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com KHBT — Today marks the opening day of the 2019 Iowa High School State Basketball Championships at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. Here’s a look at today’s proceedings: 1A: 1. Grand View Christian (23-1) vs. 8. St. Albert, Council Bluffs (12-13), Monday, March 4, 9:30 a.m. 4. Montezuma (21-1) vs. …

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IGHSAU State Basketball Day 3 Notebook

By: Nathan Bloechl — nathanb@977thebolt.com KHBT — Day 3 of the IGHSAU State Tournament was completed at Wells Fargo Arena last night, here’s the full recap of the day’s events: Central Decatur 57, Aplington-Parkersburg 49 Marquette Catholic 62, Clarksville 49 Montezuma 59, CAM, Anita 45 Newell-Fonda 69, Springville 39 Treynor 53, North Linn 44 West Hancock 67, …

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Hilton Coliseum Concourses to Be Expanded

Via Iowa State University  KHBT —Iowa State’s venerable Hilton Coliseum will undergo a multi-million dollar renovation project to expand its concourses, add additional concession areas, replace aging mechanical systems and improve fan accessibility if the state Board of Regents authorizes Iowa State to proceed with planning. The widening of the concourses on the north and south …

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