— FRIDAY= AM-1300 KGLO, kgloam.com — Mason City at Fort Dodge, pre-game 6:30, kickoff 7:00
= 93.9 KIA-FM, 939kia.com — Newman at Lake Mills, pre-game 6:45, kickoff 7:00
= AM-1490/96.7-FM KRIB, kribam.com — “Radio Iowa Scouting Report” 6:30 — Clear Lake vs. Osage, pre-game 6:45, kickoff 7:30 — “Iowa High School Scoreboard Show” 10:00-11:30
— SATURDAY= AM-1300 KGLO — Iowa vs. Miami (Ohio), pre-game 4:30, kickoff 6:30
CLEAR LAKE — #3/2A Clear Lake opens up the football season hosting Osage at Lions Field tonight. The Lions are coming off a 7-2 season in which they narrowly missed a spot in the playoffs. Coach Jared DeVries says despite losing some key players, there are a number of returning starters ready to step up.
DeVries says despite some key losses, the offensive line should be a big part to the success of this season
Last year Clear Lake held off a late rally to beat Osage 55-40 and DeVries expects another tough challenge from the Green Devils.
Kickoff at Lions Field is scheduled for 7:30 tonight, with the pre-game at 6:45 on AM-1490 & 96.7-FM KRIB and kribam.com
FORT DODGE — The Brandon Krusey era starts tonight for the Mason City High School football program as the Mohawks travel to Fort Dodge in the annual battle for the Decker Sports Trophy. Krusey comes to Mason City with an 84-70 coaching record with stops at Davenport North, North Tama, Grundy Center and Independence. He says everyplace has its own unique kind of way things work, but the plan he’s put in place is very similar to what he’s done in the past.
Krusey says his players have put in a lot of hard work on the practice field.
The Mohawks have never beaten Fort Dodge since the Decker Trophy became part of the rivalry. Krusey says he’s looking forward to experiencing the Mason City-Fort Dodge rivalry.
Kickoff at Dodger Stadium is scheduled for 7 o’clock. You can hear the game on AM-1300 KGLO and kgloam.com starting with the pre-game shortly after 6:30.
LAKE MILLS — #10/Class A Newman opens their football season on the road at Lake Mills tonight. A number of Knight players graduated from last year’s team that made it to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs, falling to state finalist AHSTW of Avoca. Freshman Max Burt will get the start at quarterback after helping the Newman baseball team win another state championship this summer. You can listen to the Newman-Lake Mills game tonight on 93.9 KIA The Country Moose as well as 939kia.com starting with the pre-game at about 6:45 with kickoff scheduled from Lake Mills at 7 o’clock tonight.
— rest of the area high school football schedule — all non-district games
== 11-man football
Belmond-Klemme at Eagle Grove
Central Springs at North Union
Clarion-Goldfield-Dows/CAL at Roland-Story
#4/2A Crestwood at Charles City
Forest City at Estherville Lincoln Central
Hampton-Dumont at Southeast Valley
Nashua-Plainfield at North Butler
West Fork at #4/A Saint Ansgar
#1/A West Hancock at Garner-Hayfield-Ventura
== 8-man football
North Iowa at Harris-Lake Park
Northwood-Kensett at Siouxland Christian
West Central Maynard at Rockford
CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Cave homered twice, C.J. Cron went deep and the surging Minnesota Twins set a major league record for home runs on the road in a 10-5 victory over the Chicago White Sox. Cave led off the third with drive off Dylan Cease to give Minnesota 139 homers away from home, eclipsing the mark of 138 set by San Francisco in 2001. Cron, the next hitter, followed with a homer to center. Cave added a shot in the seventh for his second career multi-homer game, increasing the Twins’ overall total to 261.
— high school volleyball scores last night
New Hampton 25-27-25, Mason City 15-25-20
Osage 25-25-25, Newman Catholic 7-14-9
Bishop Garrigan 25-25-25, Belmond-Klemme 15-17-16
Forest City 25-25-25, Eagle Grove 8-12-10
Lake Mills 25-25-25, West Hancock 11-19-13
North Iowa 20-25-25-25, Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 25-18-22-22
Rockford 12-22-26-26-15, Nashua-Plainfield 25-25-24-24-12
Saint Ansgar 25-25-25, Central Springs 23-18-21
IOWA FALLS — Clear Lake opened the cross country season last night at the Iowa Falls-Alden/AGWSR Cross Country Invitational. The Clear Lake boys placed third as a team. Justin Wright finished fourth in a time of 17:49 to lead the Lions. Quinton Orr of Humboldt was the individual winner with a time of 16:28. Also scoring for the Lions were Jacob Pedelty who finished 18th, Andrew Mixdorf who finished 19th, Jaden Wright was 20th and Jack Crane was 21st. On the girls side, Jayden Heesch had Clear Lake’s best finish, ending in 31st place with a time of 24:41. Ellie Meyer of Iowa Falls-Alden/AGWSR won the girls race in a time of 19:16. Also finishing for Clear Lake were Julian Enke in 40th place, Kaylee McCarl in 44th and Emily Roberts 45th. Clear Lake will run in the Newman Invitational on the MercyOne West Campus next Tuesday.