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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.


4-23 Wednesday's Coaches Corners

South Tama Girls Track Head Coach George Corum   
Benton Boys Track Head Coach Kory Windsor    

4-23 Grinnell Sports Recap

Action from Tuesday evening
Grinnell Girls Golf @ Norwalk   
Grinnell Boys Golf finished second at Oskaloosa with Pella winning the triangular.  Connor McKay had the low round for the Tigers with a 40.  Kyle Hintz shot a 41, Brady Ellis with a 44, NIck Baker with a 48, Joe Schmidt 49, and Noah Juni a 52.
Grinnell Girls Soccer beats Pella   
Boys Soccer:  Pella 4, Grinnell 2
Grinnell Boys Track @ Wellman Mid Prairie   
Grinnell Girls Track @ Dallas Center Grimes  
Boys Tennis:  Grinnell 10, Newton 1
Girls Tennis:  Newton 6, Grinnell 5
8th grade Boys Track   
7th grade Boys Track   

4-22 Tuesday's Coaches Corners

BGM Boys Track Head Coach Andy Albers   
Iowa Valley Girls Track Head Coach Ray Cooling   
English Valleys Boys Track Head Coach Bronson McCulley   

4-18 Friday's Coaches Corners

Grinnell College Baseball Head Coach Tim Hollibaugh   

4-17 Extra Point Interviews

Dr. David Smith on being a Gallary Guard at the Masters tournament   
Grinnell High Tennis Players Lily Hamilton, Jackie Johnson, Kylie Kelling, and Amaris Bates  

4-17 Thursday's Coaches Corners

Lynnville Sully Girls Track Head Coach Darin Arkema   
HLV Girls Track Head Coach Theresa Auchus   
GHS Girls Track Head Coach John Dayton  

4-16 Wednesday's Coaches Corners

South Tama Boys Track Head Coach George Kuhter   
Benton Girls Track Head Coach Marty Thomae  
Williamsburg Boys Track Head Coach Matt Mathis  

4-15 Tuesday's Coaches Corners

BGM Girls Track Head Coach Shane Wilson  
Iowa Valley Boys Track Head Coach Cody Snitker  
English Valleys Girls Track Head Coach Luke Caster  

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 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  

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   

3-27 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  

3-13 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