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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.


12-15 Monday's Coaches Corners

Montezuma Girls Basketball Head Coach Cory Nikkel  
North Mahaska Girls Basketball Head Coach L.E. Moore  

12-12 Friday's Coaches Corners

Tri County Boys Basketball Head Coach Curtis Fisher  
East Marshall Boys Basketball Head Coach Cole Anderson  
Grinnell College Men's Basketball Head Coach Dave Arseneault  

12-12 Grinnell @ Pella

Doubleheader Basketball tonight on 1410 KGRN, girls tip off at 6:15
Girls Head Coach Trent Edsen  
Boys Head Coach Scott Sharp  

12-11 Extra Point

Thursday's Extra Point live at the Pizza Ranch with Grinnell High Senior Basketball players Christian Graham, Luke Honold, Nate Vosburg, Denton York; and Grinnell College Senior LB David Ternes  

12-11 Thursday's Coaches Corners

Lynnville Sully Boys Basketball Head Coach Nick Haarthorn  
HLV Boys Basketball Head Coach Erik Henry  
Grinnell High Wrestling Head Coach Chad Beck  

12-10 Wednesday's Coaches Corners

South Tama Boys Basketball Head Coach Nate Doran  
Benton Boys Basketball Head Coach Larry Carlson  
Williamsburg Boys Basketball Head Coach Dave Schlabaugh  

12-10 Basketball Scores from Tuesday

College Men
William Penn 151, Grinnell 134

High School Girls
AGWSR 66, East Marshall 60  
Ballard 48, Pella 37
Belle Plaine 47, HLV 27
Benton 57, Independence 52
Center Point Urbana 45, Williamsburg 40
Grundy Center 52, BCLUW 30
Iowa Valley 54, North Mahaska 34
Keota 43, Montezuma 40
Lynnville Sully 60, BGM 37.  Marissa Vos 21, Lysandra James 21
Marion 45, South Tama 39
North Tama 46, Don Bosco 34
Oskaloosa 54, Centerville 28
PCM 61, Colfax Mingo 22
Waukee 55, Marshalltown 25
West Marshall 45, South Hardin 32

High School Boys
AGWSR 86, East Marshall 74  
Montezuma 61, Keota 57  
Belle Plaine 72, HLV 27.  Trey Squiers 17 pts, 13 reb
Benton 59, Independence 58
Dallas Center Grimes 67, Perry 54
Gladbrook Reinbeck 62, Hudson 47
Iowa Valley 49, North Mahaska 41
Lynnville Sully 53, BGM 50.  Jake Brand leads the Hawks with 18 points.
Marion 57, South Tama 46
Meskwaki 73, GMG 51
Newton 70, ADM 56
North Tama 61, Don Bosco 41
PCM 76, Colfax Mingo 35
Pella 83, Ballard 58
Sigourney 66, Tri County 21
South Hardin 80, West Marshall 36
Williamsburg 68, Center Point Urbana 40

12-9 Grinnell College @ William Penn

The Pioneers visit the Statesmen in Men's Basketball tonight on 1410 KGRN.  Tipoff at 7pm.
Grinnell Head Coach Dave Arseneualt  


12-9 Tuesday's Coaches Corners

BGM Boys Basketball Head Coach J.R. Glenn  
Iowa Valley Boys Basketball Head Coach Ryne Christner  
English Valleys Boys Basketball Head Coach Derek Dixon  

12-4 Extra Point Interviews

Kane Barker, Freshman DE at Iowa Western JC, former Montezuma Brave playing in this Sunday's Junior College Football Championship game  
USA Diving Champion Deidre Freeman   
Grinnell High Boys Swimming Head Coach Travis Smith previews the season  

12-4 Thursday's Coaches Corners

Lynnville Sully Girls Basketball Head Coach Jerry Hulsing  
HLV Girls Basketball Head Coach Cory Lahndorf  
Grinnell High Girls Basketball Head Coach Trent Edsen  

12-4 Tiger Basketball Interviews

As requested, Post Game Interviews with Morgan Finch, Sienna Durr and Trent Edsen from Monday, December 1 after the Grinnell win over South Tama in girls basketball  

11-29 Wrestling Previews

BGM Co-Head Coach Ray Holder previews the season  
Belle Plaine Head Coach Brandon Heying previews the season  
East Marshall-GMG Head Coach Troy Underhill previews the season 
English Valleys Head Coach Brock Moore previews the season  
Grinnell Head Coach Chad Beck previews the season, Part One  
Grinnell Head Coach Chad Beck previews the season, Part Two 
HLV Head Coach Beau Jack previews the season  
Iowa Valley Head Coach Jeremy Kriegel previews the season  
Lynnville Sully Head Coach Steve Northcutt previews the season 
North Mahaska Head Coach Matt Strasser previews the season 
Tri County Montezuma Head Coach Scott Edmundson previews the season  
Williamsburg Head Coach Grant Eckenrod previews the season  


11-27 Thursday's Coaches Corners

Lynnville Sully Boys Basketball Head Coach Nick Haarthorn previews the season  
HLV Boys Basketball Head Coach Erik Henry previews the season  
Grinnell High Boys Basketball Head Coach Scott Sharp previews the season 

11-24 Grinnell Tiger Post-Game Interview

As requested, here are the interviews from Friday's Tiger girls game against East Marshall with Senior Deja Jackson, Freshman Kameron Moore, and Head Coach Trent Edsen  

11-20 Extra Point

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

11-15 Grinnell College 52, Lawrence 14

The Pioneers finish the football season at 3-7.  Jacob Meixler tied a school record with 4 TD receptions.  Sam Poulos had 5 TD passes, tied for 3rd best in school history.
Post Game Comments
Head Coach Jeff Pedersen  
Senior LB David Ternes   
Senior LB Richard Renteria  
Senior WR Jacob Meixler  


11-14 Extra Point

Thursday's Extra Point live from the Pizza Ranch -- Chris Varney talked with the East Marshall state champion boys cross country team  

11-2 State Cross Country Interviews

East Marshall Boys win a 2A state championship
Mustangs Caleb Benzing and Head Coach Erik Niggemeyer plus Williamsburg's Warren Jennings  

Grinnell High Boys finish 4th.  Thomas Clower and Jackson Schulte  
Grinnell High Girls finish 12th.  Christa Follette  
Williamsburg's Julie Hollensbe  
East Marshall's Haley Fye  
BGM's Geert Boelen and Jake Wilson and Lynnville Sully's Canyon Kuhlmann  
West Marshall's Maddie Streeter and North Tama's Abi Watson   

10-30 Extra Point

Interviews from the Extra Point on October 30
Grinnell College Senior DL Clayton Desjardin 

Grinnell College Senior LB Daniel Munger  

10-10 Extra Point from Thursday

Grinnell Senior Basketball player Deja Jackson announces her college choice is Penn; Grinnell College Seniors Alex Plemmons, Kayleigh Kresse, and Hailey Speck talk about winning the Midwest Conference golf championship for the second straight year  

9-19 Extra Point from Thursday

Interviews from the Pizza Ranch on September 18
Grinnell High Cross Country Seniors Morgan Finch, Sarah Frischmeyer and Christa Follette  

Grinnell High Cross Country Senior David Klower and Junior Jackson Schulte  
Montezuma Football Seniors Mitch Stevens and Mikey Lyons  

5-7 SICL Track Meet Interviews

Montezuma Sophomore Katie Maschmann   
Belle Plaine Junior Trey Squiers  
Lynnville Sully Senior Meliek Meyer   
North Mahaska Girls Track Head Coach Terry Malone  
Belle Plaine Boys Track Head Coach Mark Tegeler   

5-1 Extra Point Interviews

BGM Junior Geert Boelen   
Grinnell Seniors Andy Cunningham and Mason Doty  

4-24 Extra Point Interviews

Iowa Valley's Sophomore Marrisa Ward on competing at Drake Relays   
South Tama Senior Dylan Kalinay previewing his races Friday at Drake Relays    
Iowa Valley Senior Jackie Kriegel on going to Central College to play basketball   
UNI Football Head Coach Mark Farley     
Grinnell College Men's Tennis Head Coach Andy Hamilton previews the Midwest Conference championships  

11-28 Friday's Coaches Corners

Tri County Boys Basketball Head Coach Derek Fisher previews the season  
East Marshall Boys Basketball Head Coach Cole Anderson previews the season  
Grinnell College Men's Basketball Head Coach Dave Arseneault