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The Score Sheet: Comet Volleyball Amidst A Six Game Skid, Kempt Possible For Saturday Start Against OU

Charles City 

The Charles City Comets took a big hit to their record in 2018 on Saturday.  The Comets lost every game in the Osage tournament, getting swept in straight sets.  The Comets faced Cedar Falls, Dike-New Hartford, Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, Waverly-Shell Rock, Gilbert and Osage.  The 0-6 performance drops the Comets to 4-9. The Comets host 1-6 Decorah tonight. You can hear the game on North Iowa’s Sports Leader 95.9 KCHA, online at kchanews.com or download the 959 KCHA mobile app.

Nashua-Plainfield 

The Nashua-Plainfield Huskies also go winless in their Saturday tournament.  The Huskies traveled to Aplington-Parkersburg and played five games and also got swept in straight sets to Aplington-Parkersburg, Wapsie Valley, Denver, Grundy Center and West Delaware.  Tonight the Huskies face the hot-hitting Osage Green Devils.

Osage

 And speaking of Osage, the Green Devils lost their first two games of the season on Saturday.  They fell to Cedar Falls. and Waverly-Shell Rock in straight sets, but notched wins over Clarion-Goldfield-Dows, Dike-New-Hartford and Gilbert. The Green Devils are 8-2 on the season and host 0-10 Nashua-Plainfield.

North Butler

 The North Butler Bearcats snapped a three-game skid, by a 3-1 performance Saturday at the Belmond-Kelmme tournament.  The Bearcats upended Hampton-Dumont in three sets, swept Riceville and Belmond-Klemme but fell to West Fork. The Bearcats are 8-7 and have a full week off and play this Saturday.

Rockford

The Rockford Warriors posted a 3-2 performance Saturday in Manly.  With the wins, they are 7-3 on the season. The Warriors lost in five to Central Springs and got swept by Lake Mills but collected wins over Clarksville, Mason City Newman and Northwood-Kensett.  The Warriors have a rematch with Central Springs tonight in Manly.

Riceville

The Riceville Wildcats pick up one win in four tries on Saturday at Belmond-Klemme.  The lone win came against the host in three sets. The Wildcats lost to North Butler, Hampton-Dumont and Garner-Hayfield-Ventura.

St. Ansgar

The Saint Ansgar Saints look for their third win of the season hosting West Fork tonight.

Radio Iowa’s Football Poll
One of the area teams and moved up a spot in this week’s Radio Iowa High school rankings.  Todd Kimm reports:

 

Iowa State vs. #5 Oklahoma 
Iowa State coach Matt Campbell says the Cyclones dodged a bullet and quarterback Kyle Kempt may play in Saturday’s game against fifth ranked Oklahoma. Kempt came out of Saturday’s game at Iowa in the third quarter with a knee injury.

 

Zeb Nolan played the fourth quarter against Iowa and will get the start against the Sooners is Kempt is not ready.

 

Campbell says a decision on Kempt’s status will be made later in the week.

 

 

 

 

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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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