KGRN Sports

Contact our Sports Director

If you have any questions or have a sports idea to pass along, email KGRN's Sports Director, Chris Varney at  Please note that all games aired on KGRN are available on demand, go to "Play by Play On Demand" on the website.


4-15 Tuesday's Coaches Corners

BGM Girls Track Head Coach Shane Wilson  

4-14 Monday's Coaches Corners

Montezuma Girls Track Head Coach Megan Carlson  
North Mahaska Girls Track Head Coach Terry Malone  
Belle Plaine Boys Track Head Coach Mark Tegeler  

4-11 Grinnell College Coaches Corner

Pioneers face Monmouth in a baseball doubleheader on Saturday, first pitch of game one at Noon, coverage on 1410 KGRN.
Grinnell College Baseball Head Coach Tim Hollibaugh  

4-11 Extra Point Interviews

From Thursday, 4-10
Grinnell College Men's Tennis player, Junior Charlie Wilhelm  
New Head Football Coach at Montezuma Tyler Baethke   

4-10 Thursday's Coaches Corners

Lynnville Sully Boys Track Head Coach Mike Parkinson  
HLV Boys Track Head Coach Kevin Smith
GHS Boys Track Head Coach Mike Anderson

4-9 Wednesday's Coaches Corners

South Tama Girls Track Head Coach George Corum  
Benton Boys Track Head Coach Kory Windsor  
Williamsburg Girls Golf Head Coach Todd Subbert on Sadie Ritchie setting a school record  

4-9 Boys Golf Results

Grinnell, Benton and South Tama from Tuesday @ Tama.

4-9 Williamsburg Co-Ed Track Meet Results

From Tuesday night.  Grinnell's Boys and Girls along with Belle Plaine's girls competed.         

4-8 Tuesday Coaches Corners

BGM boys' track coach Andy Albers discusses yesterday's meet and upcoming meets

4-4 Friday Coaches Corners

Tri County Golf Coach Josh DeKleine previews the season  
East Marshall co-Coach Dennis Allen previews the season  
Grinnell College Baseball Head Coach Tim Hollibaugh  

4-3 Extra Point Interviews

Justin Thaxton, New Coordinator of Diversity and Achievement in Athletics at Grinnell College  
Marty Pevey, Manager of the Iowa Cubs  
Grinnell Senior Anneliese Wiltfang, signing to play basketball with Grand View  
Grand View Women's Basketball Head Coach Garey Smith  

4-3 Thursday's Coaches Corners

Lynnville Sully Golf Coach Monica Lanser previews the season  
HLV Golf Coach Mike Keusel previews the season  
Grinnell High Boys Golf Coach Mike Baker previews the season  
Grinnell High Girls Golf Coach Kristin Van Wyk previews the season  

4-2 Wednesday's Coaches Corners

South Tama Boys Golf Coach Nate Doran previews the season  
South Tama Girls Golf Coach Melinda McDowell previews the season  
Benton Boys Golf Coach Jeremy Suiter previews the season  
Williamsburg Boys Golf Coach Brad Schaefer previews the season  
Williamsburg Girls Golf Coach Todd Subbert previews the season  

4-1 Tuesday's Coaches Corners

BGM Golf Coach Jeff Holden previews the season    
Iowa Valley Golf Coach Martin Wieck previews the season  
English Valleys Golf Coach Jeff Kingland previews the season  

3-31 Montezuma's Keith Sietstra steps down

The Braves football coach announced his resignation on Friday afternoon after 2 seasons roaming the sidelines.  Activities Director Tyler Lown talks about what's next 

3-28 Friday's Coaches Corners

Tri County Girls Track Coach Rachel Heck previews the season  
East Marshall Girls Track co-Coach Trent Taylor previews the season  

3-28 Extra Point

From Thursday night, live at the Pizza Ranch, interviews with boys and girls from the Grinnell soccer teams   

3-28 Grinnell College Coaches Corner

Pioneers SS/DH Anthony Mack on being named National Hitter of the Week in NCAA Division III.  Mack is a sophomore from Libertyville, IL  

3-27 Thursday's Coaches Corners

Lynnville Sully Girls Track Coach Darin Arkema previews the season  
HLV Girls Track Coach Theresa Auchus previews the season  
Grinnell High Girls Track Coach John Dayton previews the season  

3-26 Wednesday's Coaches Corners

South Tama Girls Track Coach George Corum previews the season  
Benton Girls Track Coach Marty Thomae previews the season  
Williamsburg Girls Track Coach Nick Nordheim previews the season  

3-25 Tuesday's Coaches Corners

BGM Girls Track Coach Shane Wilson previews the season  
Iowa Valley Girls Track Coach Ray Cooling previews the season  
English Valleys Girls Track Coach Luke Caster previews the season  

3-24 Monday's Coaches Corners

Montezuma Girls Track Coach Megan Carlson previews the season  
North Mahaska Girls Track Coach Terry Malone previews the season  
Belle Plaine Girls Track Coach Julie Mantz previews the season  

3-13 Extra Point Interviews

Swimming:  Grinnell College Senior Michael Brus prepares for Nationals  
Diving:  Grinnell College Sophomore Daniel Goldstein prepares for Nationals  
Basketball:  Former Montezuma player, now Women's Head Coach at Grand Valley St. Janel Grimm-Burgess  
Diving:  Deidre Freeman on heading to the World Series competitions in China and Dubai   

3-8 Meet the Tigers

Click on the headline to hear the audio interviews of the Grinnell Tiger Boys Basketball team.

3-7 Football Schedules Announced

Click on the headline for 2014 football schedules for local area teams.

3-6 Extra Point Interviews

Grinnell College Senior Track Star Christine Ajinjeru  
New Executive Director of the Midwest Conference Heather Benning  

3-1 Meet the Raiders

Click on the headline to listen to interviews for the Williamsburg girls basketball team

3-1 Meet the Hawks

Click on the headline to hear interviews for the Lynnville Sully Girls Basketball team.

2-20 Grinnell College Interviews

As requested, here's the Halftime Interviews from this year's Pioneer Women's Basketball team
Senior Abby Jaeger   
Junior Christal Coleman   
Junior Alex Plemmons    
Sophomore Alissa Hirsch   
Sophomore Anne Boldt    
Freshman Alex Neckopulos  
Freshman Sophia Gatton   

2-5 Iowa Western ink Lidtka and Barker

Two Poweshiek County football players signed letters of intent with Iowa Western Community College in Council Bluffs -- Grinnell's Bryce Lidtka and Montezuma's Kane Barker both committed Wednesday on national signing day.
Tigers Bryce Lidtka  
Braves Kane Barker  

2-5 Dunne to play football at Northern Iowa

Click on the headline to read about about Grinnell's Eli Dunne signing with the UNI Panthers.

2013 Sports Year in Review

BGM 2013 Sports Year in Review  
Belle Plaine 2013 Sports Year in Review  
Benton Community 2013 Sports Year in Review  
East Marshall 2013 Sports Year in Review  
English Valleys 2013 Sports Year in Review  
Grinnell High 2013 Sports Year in Review Part One  
Grinnell High 2013 Sports Year in Review Part Two  
Grinnell College 2013 Sports Year in Review  
HLV 2013 Sports Year in Review  
Iowa Valley 2013 Sports Year in Review  
Lynnville Sully 2013 Sports Year in Review  
Montezuma 2013 Sports Year in Review  
North Mahaska 2013 Sports Year in Review  
South Tama 2013 Sports Year in Review  
Tri County 2013 Sports Year in Review  
Williamsburg 2013 Sports Year in Review