The Ottumwa Courier

Sports

November 7, 2013

This Week's Fearless Forecast

2013 Cumulative Total 198 of 270 (73%)

The Ottumwa Courier staff makes its picks

MATT BRINDLEY, Courier news

LAST WEEK: 9 of 10

2013 Record: 77%

PREP

Albia 35, Mediapolis 31

BGM 35, Pekin 34

Pella 35, Washington 28

Dowling 38, Waukee 35

COLLEGE

Iowa 38, Purdue 10

TCU 31, Iowa St. 28

Michigan 35, Nebraska 24

NFL

Detroit 28, Chicago 26

Green Bay 27, Philadelphia 24

Indianapolis 31, St. Louis 14

COMMENT: "Know what separates Scott and Andy from successful guys like me? Barbed wire if we were smart. No, actually it's research. Fearless Forecast is no longer a contest. It's a clinic! Longtime coach Bill Kramer donated the trophies for Fearless Forecast. I can envision hoisting that first-place trophy up now. It's all mine, so get outta the way!"

SCOTT JACKSON, Courier senior sports writer

LAST WEEK: 7 of 10

2013 Record: 72%

PREP

Albia 24, Mediapolis 17

Pekin 26, BGM 22

Washington 21, Pella 17

Dowling Catholic 35, Waukee 27

COLLEGE

Iowa 33, Purdue 14

Iowa St. 31, TCU 27

Michigan 37, Nebraska 17

NFL

Detroit 35, Chicago 30

Green Bay 35, Philadelphia 23

Indianapolis 42, St. Louis 10

COMMENT: 'You better not be saying what I think you're saying!'

ANDY HEINTZ, Courier sports writer

LAST WEEK: 9 of 10

2013 Record: 71%

This Week’s Picks

PREP

Albia 21, Mediapolis 18

BGM 24, Pekin 17

Pella 34, Washington 27

Dowling Catholic 28, Waukee 27

COLLEGE

Iowa 28, Purdue 14

TCU 20, Iowa State 17

Michigan 35, Nebraska 17

NFL

Chicago 24, Detroit 21

Philadelphia 18, Green Bay 13

Indianapolis 32, St. Louis 17

COMMENT: It's good to know Brindley is not suffering from a bout of false modesty. That would be a shame, a shame, I say!

1
Text Only
Sports
  • 0801 OTT Sports Mason City Newman celebrates Walk-off win sends Newman Catholic back to 1A finals DES MOINES — Top-seeded Mason City Newman Catholic advanced to the state tournament finals with a walk-off 5-4 win over fourth-seeded Don Bosco in the first of two Class 1A semifinal games Thursday afternoon at Principal Park.Don Bosco scored two run

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0801 OTT Sports 2A State Baseball photo Fast start powers North Polk back into 2A Final DES MOINES — Top-seeded North Polk beat fifth-seeded and Heart of Iowa Conference rival Roland-Story 6-2 in the first Class 2A semifinal Thursday evening at Principal Park.The Comets scored all six runs in the first two innings, three each inning, en

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Southeast Iowa Fishing Reports Rathbun ReservoirThe current lake level is 905.38 feet. The water temperature is 77 degrees. Channel Catfish - Fair: Try using chicken liver. Target areas in coves and bays. Walleye - Slow: Anglers have been having some success trolling crankbaits ar

    August 1, 2014

  • On Tap Saturday Prep Baseball Class 1A State Finals Twin Cedars vs. Newman Catholic at Des Moines (Principal Park), Noon

    August 1, 2014

  • 0802 OTT Sports IHCC Soccer Coach Doug Seigle mug IHCC Soccer Training Camp date set OTTUMWA– Head coach Doug Seigle has announced the date for players on this year's roster, and those who hope to make the squad, to report for the start of preseason workouts. Seigle says all IHCC women’s and men's soccer players who have signed to pl

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0801 OTT Sports RAGBRAI photo Native Ottumwa cyclist sets powerful example VACAVILLE, Calif. — Scott Pettengill has a passion for life and an indomitable optimism that refuses to be dimmed. Pettengill, a native Ottumwan who now lives in northern California, just finished riding the [Des Moines] Register's Annual Great Bicyc

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0801 OTT Sports Bryon Peyton photo Former Pekin coaches reunite at state tournament DES MOINES — For 15 years, Bryon Peyton and Jeff Eeling shared the dream of coaching together at the Iowa High School State Baseball Tournament. It certainly wasn’t the way they may have imagined it, but almost 30 years later, the dream came true. Pe

    July 31, 2014 3 Photos

  • 0801 OTT Sports Hunter Embray photo Top-ranked Sabers headed to first state baseball final DES MOINES — Hits figured to be a very precious commodity Thursday in the 1A state baseball semifinal matchup between Gehlen Catholic and Twin Cedars. As such, each swing taken by each hitter figured to be very important in collecting precious contac

    July 31, 2014 2 Photos

  • 0801 OTT Sports Andy Heintz column mug The White Bass that saved the day OTTUMWA — It was time for a break. It was a lovely, Sunday afternoon and I'd spent the past couple of hours tooling around town taking pictures for the newspaper. While it was nice to be outside, I yearned to make the not-so-subtle switch from work

    July 31, 2014 1 Photo

  • State Baseball Tournament TuesdayClass 3A QuarterfinalsDallas Center-Grimes 3, No. 5 Fairfield 0 (9) ThursdayClass 1A SemifinalsNo. 1 Twin Cedars (34-0) vs. No. 5 Gehlen Catholic (30-3), 2 p.m. (104.9 FM KBOE)

    July 31, 2014

Sports photo reprints


Obituaries

Facebook