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 kgrnsports@yahoo.com.  Please note that all games aired on KGRN are available on demand, go to "Play by Play On Demand" on the website.


 

4-23 Extra Point Interviews


Football:  New Grinnell Head Coach Aaron Shipley    
Tennis:  Grinnell College Head Coach Andy Hamilton previews the Midwest Conference tournament    
Boys Track:  Lynnville Sully Junior Sage Ehresman    
Boys Track:  Montezuma Senior Mikey Lyons    
Boys Track:  BGM Senior Geert Boelen    

4-22 Wednesday's Coaches Corners


Boys Track:  South Tama Head Coach Dan Mayo    
Boys Track:  Benton Head Coach Kory Windsor    
Boys Track:  Williamsburg Head Coach Matt Mathes    

4-21 Tuesday's Coaches Corners


Boys Track:  BGM Head Coach Andy Albers    
Boys Track:  English Valleys Head Coach Bronson McCulley    

4-20 Monday's Coaches Corners


Girls Track:  Montezuma Head Coach Megan Carlson    
Boys Track:  North Mahaska Head Coach Steve Ehret     
Boys Track:  Belle Plaine Head Coach Mark Tegeler    

4-17 Grinnell College Coaches Corner


Baseball Head Coach Tim Hollibaugh  

4-16 Extra Point Interviews


Boys Track:  GMG Senior Bryce Newcomb   
Girls Track:  South Tama Junior Belle Tyynismaa     
Baseball:  Grinnell College Junior P/DH Graham Fisher    
Men's Tennis:  Grinnell College Senior Elliott Czarnecki    

4-16 Thursday's Coaches Corners


Girls Track:  Lynnville Sully Head Coach Darin Arkema    
Girls Track:  HLV Head Coach Thresea Auchus     
Girls Track:  Grinnell High Head Coach John Dayton    

4-15 Wednesday's Coaches Corners


Girls Track:  South Tama Head Coach George Corum    
Girls Track:  Williamsburg Head Coach Nick Nordheim     
 

4-14 Tuesday's Coaches Corners


Girls Track:  BGM Head Coach Shane Wilson    
Girls Track:  Iowa Valley Head Coach Ray Cooling     
Girls Track:  English Valleys Head Coach Kiley Ritchie    

4-13 Monday's Coaches Corners


Boys Track:  Montezuma Head Coach Tyler Baethke   
Girls Track:  North Mahaska Head Coach Terry Malone     

4-9 Extra Point Interviews


Voice of Northern Iowa Gary Rima on Spring Football and the Men's Basketball Season     
Legendary Sports Broadcaster and former Owner/GM of KGRN Radio Frosty Mitchell    

4-2 Extra Point Interviews


Football:  New Lynnville Sully Head Coach Chad Osler     
Boys Tennis:  Grinnell Head Coach Trent Edsen previews the season   
Girls Tennis:  Grinnell Head Coach Tony Farmer previews the season    
Baseball:  Grinnell College Freshman Sam Galanek     

3-27 Extra Point from Thursday


Live from the Pizza Ranch:  Seniors of the Grinnell Tigers Boys Soccer team (Luke Honold, Adam Loew, Ryan Nelson, Phillip Bagnoli, Tyler Rezapour, Ian Baumann, Julio Sanchez and Kenny Clark) plus Head Coach Parker Kuester     
 

3-20 Friday's Coaches Corners


Boys Track:  Tri County Head Coach Keith Kiburz     
Boys Track:  East Marshall Head Coach Ryan Hull   
 

3-19 Extra Point Interviews


Beau Freeborn, formerly with North Mahaska now at Coe College     
Alexis Ferguson, formerly with Montezuma, now at Mt. Mercy   
Spencer Gritsch, formerly with BGM, now at Central    
Lynnville Sully Superintendent Shane Ehresman on coaches openings     
 

3-19 Thursday's Coaches Corners


Boys Track:  Lynnville Sully Head Coach Mike Parkinson     
Boys Track:  HLV Head Coach Kevin Smith   
Boys Track:  Grinnell High Head Coach Mike Anderson    

3-18 Wednesday's Coaches Corners


Boys Track:  South Tama Head Coach Dan Mayo     
Boys Track:  Benton Head Coach Kory Winsor   
Boys Track:  Williamsburg Head Coach Matt Mathes    

3-17 Tuesday's Coaches Corners


Boys Track:  BGM Head Coach Andy Albers    
Boys Track:  Iowa Valley Head Coach Cody Snitker  
Boys Track:  English Valleys Head Coach Bronson McCulley    

3-16 Monday's Coaches Corners


Boys Track:  Montezuma Head Coach Tyler Baethke     
Boys Track:  North Mahaska Head Coach Steve Ehret   
Boys Track:  Belle Plaine Head Coach Mark Tegeler    

3-12 Extra Point Interviews


Gladbrook Reinbeck Head Coach Scott Kiburis on the Rebels advancing to the 1A title game in boys basketball     
Grinnell College Men's Basketball Head Coach Dave Arseneault Sr. wraps up the season   
Reno Bighorns Head Coach Dave Arseneault Jr. on returning to Iowa to the play the Energy this past Sunday night     

MEET THE RAIDERS


The Williamsburg Boys Basketball advances to the state tournament.  The Raiders will play Glenwood on Tuesday afternoon at 3:45 pm.  Coverage on 1410 KGRN.  Meet the Raiders is brought to you by BJ's Towing Service of Williamsburg #3 S

MEET THE PLAINSMEN


The Belle Plaine boys basketball team will play in the State Tournament on Monday, March 9th versus Earlham.  We'll cover the game live on 1410 KGRN with the tipoff scheduled for 12:15 pm.  Listen to interviews with the entire team brought t

2-26 Extra Point


Interviews for Thursday, February 26

William Penn University Wrestling
Head Coach Eric Reed   

Senior Kyle Soderblom (went to high school at Lynnville Sully)    
Sophomore Logan Loftus (went to high school at Iowa Valley)   
Freshman Tyler Foubart (went to high school at Eddyville & Montezuma)   

Grinnell Tiger Senior Garret Jay    
Grinnell Tiger Senior Julio Sanchez    
 

1-8 Extra Point


Activities Director and Head Football Head Coach Jim Dunne will retire at the end of this school year.  He talked with KGRN Sports Director on Thursday's Extra Point  
 

11-20 Extra Point


Troy Dougherty, the all-time passing leader at Grinnell College, talks about his days as a Pioneer QB