Girl’s State Golf Results, Bucks Unbeaten, Cubs Sign Gonzalez & Other Bullets

THE LATEST IN OUR WORLD OF SPORTS, FOR THURSDAY, MAY 30:

  • Girl’s State Golf Tournament Results:
    • 1A: Bishop Garrigan 1st-place .. Grundy Center 5th-place
    • 2A: New Hampton 1st-place .. Dike-New Hartford 5th-place – Morgan Weber of DNH won the 2A individual title with a 2-round total of 147.
    • 3A: Dubuque Wahlert 1st-place
    • 4A: West Des Moines Valley 1st-place .. Cedar Falls 4th-place
  • Girl’s Regional Soccer Results:
    • 1A: Hudson 10 West Delaware 0 .. Union-La Porte City 10 Benton Community 0
    • 3A: Cedar Rapids Prairie 1 Cedar Falls 0
  • The Waterloo Bucks improved to 2-0 with a 14-6 at LaCrosse. The Bucks had 11 hits and stole 10 bases while earning 13 walks. CLICK HERE for the recap. Listen to Bucks baseball vs. St. Cloud tonight online at 1650TheFan.com. First pitch is at 6:35.
  • The Chicago Cubs defeated the Astros 2-1 last night on the strength of eight strong innings from Kyle Hendricks and home runs from Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant. With its roster in flux it’s been reported today that the Cubs have signed recently released veteran outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. CLICK HERE for the story.
  • Former Iowa standout Nate Kaeding has been named the Minnesota Vikings new kicking coach. Kaeding’s NFL career last from 2004 to 2012, and when he retired he was the second-most accurate kicker in NFL history with an 86-percent field goal percentage. CLICK HERE for the story.
  • Iowa football announced the start times for seven of its 12 games this fall. CLICK HERE for the details.
  • ICYMI: Penn State guard Rasir Bolton announced on his Twitter account that he’s transferring to Iowa State. Bolton is entering his sophomore season and was a key player for the Nittany Lions averaging 11.6 points per game as a freshman. It’s expected that Bolton will receive a waiver to be eligible to play immediately. CLICK HERE for Matthew Bain’s story from the Des Moines Register.
  • ICYMI: I caught up with UNI Director of Athletics David Harris this past weekend for another episode of the ‘On UNI Podcast’ presented by The Gazette. We discussed UNI’s fundraising arm, the ‘Panther Scholarship Club’, plans for facility improvements, UNI football, and much more. CLICK HERE to listen.
  • ICYMI: The NBA Finals begin Thursday, but Mike Eppers of USA Today has the latest on the Warriors-Raptors match up, as well as the latest injury updates on Warriors star Kevin Durant and enigmatic center DeMarcus Cousins. CLICK HERE to read.

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