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Richardson’s walk-off propels Riverside to win over Shenandoah in thriller

(Oakland) -- An improbable comeback, a walk-off, a player who nearly hit for the cycle and 21 combined runs were all featured in Riverside’s (6-17) thrilling 11-10 victory over Shenandoah Thursday. Trailing 10-7 entering the bottom of the seventh, Riverside plated four runs, including a walk-off RBI single by Ayla Richardson to seal the win. “[Coming back] is kind of what we’re used to doing,” Riverside head coach Chris Conover said. “Many games we’ve been behind and fought back, but this is t

UFC 275 Betting Preview: Teixeira vs. Prochazka

The light heavyweight strap is on the line in Saturday’s headliner, as 42-year-old veteran Glover Teixeira (33-7) defends his throne against Jiri Prochazka (28-3-1). Texeira’s ascension to undisputed gold is borderline miraculous. It seemed as if Teixeira had cemented himself as a journeymen who could never quite win the “big one,” but a sudden and unexpected career resurgence has seen him win five straight fights over ranked opponents, including a submission victory over Jan Blachowicz to win

Shepard, McSorley score as Lewis Central downs Humboldt in state quarterfinals

(Des Moines) -- Lewis Central (16-3) punched its ticket to the semifinal round of the boys Class 2A state soccer tournament with a 2-0 win over Humboldt (17-1) in the quarterfinals Wednesday. The Titans dominated nearly every statistical category, but spectacular goalkeeping from Humboldt’s Noah Skow kept the game close. “We knew [Humboldt] would come in tough,” Lewis Central head coach James Driver said. “They were undefeated for a reason and they’ve found ways to win all year. So we wanted t

Abraham Lincoln routs Dowling Catholic in state quarterfinals

(Des Moines) -- Council Bluffs, Abraham Lincoln (16-3) had a dominant showing in the quarterfinal round of the girls Class 3A state soccer tournament Tuesday. Three goals from three different players and some stout defense throughout the contest pushed the No. 2 seed Lynx to a 3-0 victory over No. 7 Dowling Catholic (12-6). “[This game] was a battle,” Abraham Lincoln head coach Robbie Miller said. “The first half was definitely a battle.” The chances were many but the goals were few for Abrah

Clarinda beats Shenandoah behind strong outing from Neal

(Clarinda) -- Clarinda baseball is living up to its top-five state ranking, as the Cardinals (2-0) remained unbeaten on the season with a 7-2 victory over Hawkeye Ten conference foe Shenandoah (0-1) Thursday night. Shenandoah jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning but it was all Clarinda from there, as the Cardinals scored two runs in the second inning, three in the third and two more in the sixth. “We came out and threw strikes for the most part,” Clarinda head coach Rod Eber

Saint Albert advances to state for first time ever, Sidney’s Dowling dominates Class 1A regional final

(Anita) -- For the first time in school history, the Saint Albert girls golf team is headed to the state tournament. The Saintes shot 383 as a team at the Class 1A regional final meet in Anita Wednesday, earning second place and their maiden state tournament berth. “It’s an incredible feeling… I have a lot of emotions right now,” Saint Albert head coach Mike Klusman said. “It’s just a really special moment.” Before the joy, however, there was a period of immense nerves for the Saintes as they

UFC 274 Betting Preview

The UFC returns to the Valley of the Sun this weekend with another stacked PPV card. In the main event, reigning lightweight king Charles Oliveira will defend his title for a second time when he takes on Arizona’s very own Justin Gaethje, while “Thug” Rose Namajunas puts her strawweight strap on the line in a rematch against former champion Carla Esparza. The rest of the card features a violent clash between top-10 lightweights, a Brazilian light heavyweight legend, and an all-too-familiar Cowbo

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