The Score Sheet: Comets Have Best Start In Three Years, Osage’s Bobinet Sets Passing Record

Charles City 12, Oelwein 6

The Charles City Comet Football team is off to their best start in nearly four years.  Here’s KCHA’s Erik Hoefer.


Osage 52, Garner-Hayfield-Ventrua 26

The Osage Green Devils not only picked up their second win of the season, but set some records Friday night.  Osage downed Garner 52-26 to improve to 2-2. Senior quarterback Brett Bobinet set the Class 1A record for passing yards throwing 20 of 38 for 418 yards, four touchdowns and three picks.  Thor Maakestad collected seven grabs for 190 yards and two scores and Gage Belz added 114 yards on six catches. Osage hosts Denver on Friday.

West Fork 34, Nashua-Plainfield 0

The Nashua-Plainfield Huskies have fallen to 0-4 this season.  West Fork shut out the Huskies 34-0 Friday night. The Huskies are still searching for their first points of the season.  Nashua-Plainfield travels to Saint Ansgar Friday.

Rockford 54, Dunkerton 36

The Rockford Warriors bounced back with a 54-36 win over Dunkerton Friday night.  Jacob Staudt threw for 150 yards on 11 completions for one touchdown and two interceptions.  He also picked up a pair of scores on 84 yards from 13 carries. Kaden Lyman led the Warriors with 142 yards on 20 attempts and two scores.  Rockford hsots Janesville Friday night.

Belmond-Klemme 49, North Butler 6

The North Butler Bearcats have lost three straight games.  Belmond-Klemme dropped the Bearcats 49-6 Friday night. North Butler travels to Aplington-Parkersburg Friday.

Saint Ansgar 48, Postville 7

The Saint Ansgar Saints picked up their third win of 2018 with a 48-7 blowout over Postville. Sophomore running back Ryan Cole led the Saint’s rushing attack with 177 yards on 10 carries for a trio of scores.  Collin Kramer added 77 yards and Jack Sievert ran the ball seven times for 59 yards and two scores. Saint Ansgar hosts Nashua-Plainfield Friday.

Tripoli 48, Riceville 14

The Riceville Wildcats have dropped two in a row after starting off 2-0.  Tripoli downed the Wildcats 48-14 on Friday. Sully Fair threw for of nine for 42 yards and a pair of interceptions.  He led the Wildcats on the ground with 69 yards on 21 carriers for one score. Riceville faces Northwood-Kensett Friday.


The Charles City Comet volleyball team picked up one win on Saturday at the Dike-New Hartford tournament.  The Comets swept the Sumner-Fredericksburg Cougars. The comets lost to Dike New-Hartford, Janesville, Center Point-Urbana in straight sets, but took Osage the distance but fell in three sets.  The Comets are at Crestwood tomorrow night. The comets are 6-13 on the year.

The Nashua-Plainfield Huskies picked up their first wins of the season by beating Valley Lutheran in straight sets and taking South Winneshiek in three.  The Huskies fell to Clayton Ridge in three sets. THe Huskies host North Butler tomorrow.

The North Butler Bearcats posted a 3-1 record at the Belmond-Klemme tournament on Saturday.  The Bearcats beat Hampton-Dumont, Riceville and Belmond Klemme. The Bearcats lone loss was to West Fork.  The Bearcats are off this week and are at the Gladbrook-Reinbeck tournament Saturday.

The Osage Green Devil volleyball team is 12-4 after going 3-2 on Saturday in Dike.  The Green Devils outlasted rival Charles City in three sets, swept Dike-New Hartford and Sumner-Fred, but lost to Center Point-Urbana and Janesville.  The Green Devils travel to West Fork tomorrow.

The Rockford Warriors are 8-5 after splitting a pair of games with West Fork at the Nashua-Plainfield tournament on Saturday.  There is still one game to be scored for the Warriors. Rockford hosts Saint Ansgar tomorrow.

The Riceville Wildcats fell to MFL-Mar-Mac at Waukon on Saturday in straight sets.  The Wildcats host Clarksville tonight.

The Saint Ansgar Saints split four games on Saturday at the Forest City tournament.  The wins came over Clear Lake and Webster City. The Saints fell to Algona and Clarion-Goldfield-Dows.  The Saints are 5-8.

#5 Oklahoma 37, Iowa Sate 27

Iowa State is 0-2 but coach Matt Campbell saw progress in a 37-27 loss to fifth ranked Oklahoma.


Zeb Noland relieved the injured Kyle Kempt at quarterback and passed for 360 yards and a couple of scores.


Noland is expected to remain the starter this week when the Cyclones host Akron.

Iowa 38, Northern Iowa 14

Iowa takes a 3-0 record into the start of Big Ten play after a 38-14 win over Northern Iowa. The Hawkeye offense started fast and rolled up a season high 545 yards. Things get much tougher when Wisconsin visits for the conference opener. Coach Kirk Ferentz.


Ferentz was pleased with how his team approached each of the non conference games.


A year ago the Badgers smothered the Iowa offense in Madison. Tight end Noah Fant.


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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