The Iowa High School Athletic Association will continue its post-season baseball schedule tonight with Class 1A having Semi-Final games all over the state. The Turkey Valley Trojan baseball team will be in a Class 1A District 5 Semi-Final at Kee High. The Trojans come into tonight’s game with a record of 10-18 overall this season while Kee High is 23-10. These two teams split two games during the regular season with each of them winning a game during a double-header in New Albin on June 22nd. Turkey Valley won the first game 4-1 and then Kee High won game two 10-0. First pitch tonight from New Albin will be at 7pm.
The New Hampton Chickasaw baseball team is gearing up for their Class 2A District Final which will be held in New Hampton on Saturday. The Chickasaws will take on South Winneshiek for the District Championship and I will have a complete preview of that game tomorrow night.
The PGA Tour returns to the Quad Cities with today’s opening round of the John Deere Classic. Defending champion Ryan Moore has an early afternoon tee time.
Moore got his first look at himself on a promotional billboard on his way to the TPC at Deere Run.
This is John Deere’s 20th anniversary as title sponsor. Jay Monahan is the PGA Tour Commissioner.
Monahan says community involvement has helped raise the profile of the tournament.
The winner will take home just over a million dollars of the 5.6 million dollar purse.