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.


4-1 Wednesday's Coaches Corners

Boys Golf:  South Tama Head Coach Nate Doran     
Girls Golf:  South Tama Head Coach George Kuhter   
Boys Golf:  Benton Head Coach Jeremy Suiter    
Boys Golf:  Williamsburg Head Coach Brad Schaefer     
Girls Golf:  Williamsburg Head Coach Todd Subbert     

3-31 Tuesday's Coaches Corners

Golf:  BGM Head Coach Jeff Holden     
Golf:  Iowa Valley Head Coach Martin Wieck   
Golf:  English Valleys Head Coach Jeff Kingland    

3-30 Monday's Coaches Corners

Golf:  Montezuma Head Coach Derrick Dingler    
Golf:  North Mahaska Head Coach Matt Augustine   

3-27 Friday's Coaches Corners

Girls Track:  Tri County Head Coach Keith Kiburz     
Girls Track:  East Marshall co-Head Coach Trent Taylor   

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     

3-26 Thursday's Coaches Corners

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

3-25 Wednesday's Coaches Corners

Girls Track:  South Tama Head Coach George Corum     
Girls Track:  Benton Head Coach Marty Thomae   

3-24 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    

3-23 Monday's Coaches Corners

Girls Track:  Montezuma Head Coach Megan Carlson     
Girls Track:  North Mahaska Head Coach Terry Malone   
Girls Track:  Belle Plaine Head Coach Julie Mantz    

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     


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


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