The Score Sheet: Comet Volleyball Sweeps Triangular, Area Football And Cross Country Previews

Friday Night Lights

Fresh off their 21-9 victory over the New Hampton Chickasaws, the Charles City Comets are on the road tonight facing ranked Union Community in La Porte City. Head football Coach Darren Bohlen says their tradition of size and experience will pose a challenge.


The Knights bring a balanced offensive attack between their quarterback Dyaln Felderman who’s thrown for 300 yards and running back Brayden Grosse who’s ran for 147 yard.  Bohlen says their multi-formation will keep them grounded.



Union Community and Charles City kick off at 7:30, pregame starts at 7 pm on North Iowa’s Sports Leader 95.9 KCHA.

Nashua-Plainfield looks for their first win and points of the season tonight.  The Huskies travel to Mason City Newman. Mason City Newman is 1-1. They’re coming off of a 28-21 loss to Bishop Garrigan.  Kickoff is slated for 7 pm

The Osage Green Devils look to keep their momentum going after their week two upset over St. Ansgar.  The Green Devils travel to Garner-Hayfield-Ventrua tonight. Garner is 1-1 on the season both games were 7-0 score lines.  You can listen to this game on our sister station 98.7 KISS Country with Nolan Peters.

After stumbling last week against Osage, St. Ansgar hopes to rebound tonight on the road at Starmont.  Starmont is 0-2, getting shutout in both weeks of football, 52-0 and 58-0.

The 1-1 North Butler Bearcats host Dike-New Hartford tonight.  The Huskies are looking to rebound after a 28-21 setback to Central Springs last week.  Dike-New Hartford is sporting a flashy 2-0 record after piling up 40 points in week 2 against  Aplington-Parkersburg

There’s a huge football game in Rockford tonight. The 2-0 Rockford Warriors host two-time defending state champion and winners of 23 straight Don Bosco tonight. Rockford has the best offense in the class scoring 174 combined points through the first two weeks.  We’ll provide live updates tonight from Rockford on our Twitter.  Follow @kcha. 

The 2-0 Riceville Wildcats host Janesville tonight.  The eight-man squad is 2-0 on the season and fresh off a 50-point shutout-win over Central Elkader. Janesville has played three games and is 1-2 after stumbling last week 47-34 to Easton Valley.



The Comets swept a pair of opponents last night in their triangular.  You heard both games right here on 95.9 KCHA last night. In the first game, the Comets swept the Clear Lake Lions.  Charles City outlasted Clear Lake 28-26 in a set one thriller. Jodie Sidlinger led the Comets with 12 of the 23 kills.  In game two, Charles City swept the Mason City Mohawks winning set one 25-18 and the second 25-17. Both games combined for six, five-plus runs, but the Comets ended the game on a 6-2 run.  Sidlinger and Sami Heyer combined for seven kills each.

Charles City travels to Osage tomorrow for a big tournament.

The Nashua-Plainfield volleyball team is still searching for their first win of the season.  They’ll have five games tomorrow at Aplington-Parkersburg to find the right mix in their tournament.

Undefeated Osage remains perfect on the season with a sweep over North Butler last night. Sydney Midland led the Green Devil attack with 11 kills. Dani Johnson contributed nine more to the 17 kill-performance over the Bearcats.  Osage hosts a tournament tomorrow. North Butler falls to 5-7 and travels to Belmond-Klemme tomorrow for a tournament. 1-2 Riceville is also headed to the Belmond-Klemme tournament.

The Rockford Warriors are back to their winning ways after sweeping Mason City Newman on the road last night 3-0.  Eight different Warriors combined for 19 kills last night. Kayla Carrol, Jamie Schuster and Morgan Thieman led Rockford with four kills each. Rockford heads to Central Springs tomorrow for a tournament.

Cross Country

The Charles City Cross country team will finally get to run this week.  After Tuesday’s cancellation, the Comets head to Luther College tomorrow for their invitational.  Girls Cross Coutnry coach Amanda Rahmiller said the team battled the mental challenge.


Runner Kikki Connel says her experience running will help for tomorrow’s meet.


Ryan Rahmiller is the boys coach says even with the week off, his team has had some great workouts.  


Zach Graeser is a boys cross country runner and his thoughts for tomorrow:


Don’t forget to catch the Iowa State Cyclones on KCHA.  Pregame is at 2, followed by a 4pm kickoff against the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Cy-Hawk game in Iowa City.



Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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