Jim Field visits with Produce in the Park Market Manager Brigham Hoegh about the Harvest Market on Monday, November 21 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Cass County Community Center in Atlantic. Find out more, or pre-order at: www.produceintheparkatlanticiowa.com.
Rush (far right) with the 2022 4th place 4x400M Relay team. Atlantic senior Ava Rush had a dream fulfilled this past weekend when she committed to continue her track career at the University of Iowa. Rush told KJAN sports that she knew she loved running from a young age and once she entered high school she knew continuing to run track in college was a dream she wanted to fulfill. https://www.kjan.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/RushIowa1.mp3 Rush has had success on the track and on the cross country course. She placed 9th in the Class 3A girls cross country meet last month and she has participated in multiple events at the state track meet the past two seasons. She said she likes both sports but track has always been her true love. She talked about the events that the staff wants her to run in at the next level. https://www.kjan.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/RushIowa2.mp3 Rush said she's excited to see how far training at that level can take her. https://www.kjan.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/RushIowa3.mp3 She's also excited for the upcoming track season for her senior season and said she just wants to give her best effort and make memories with her friends. You can here the full interview with Rush below.
Jim Field visits with author Linda McCann, who has written several books on Iowa History. Linda will be giving free programs on Prohibition and Prisoners of War at three area libraries: Anita Library on November 18 at 2:00 pm Adair Library on November 19 at 11:00 am Casey Library on November 19 at 2:00 pm
Jim Field visits with Iowa Learning Farms Conservation and Cover Crop Specialist Liz Riply about a Cover Crop and No-Till Field Day on Tuesday, November 29 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Randy Caviness Farm at 2476 260th Street near Greenfield. RSVP to 515-294-5429 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jim Field visits with Hillside Hope Assembly Pastor Dave Beroth about the Thanks + Giving give away event Saturday, November 4, 2022 from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Hillside Hope Assembly. Food, drinks, socks, cleaning supplies and more will be available for those in need. This is a cooperative effort with Hillside Hope Assembly, New Life Church, First Church of Christ and Convoy of Hope.
The Riverside Bulldogs volleyball team had their season come to an end on Tuesday night with a 3-0 loss to Springville in the 1A State Quarterfinals. The top-seeded Orioles won 25-8, 25-8, 25-17 to advance to the semifinals on Wednesday. Riverside ends the year with their first ever trip to the state tournament. The Orioles closed out the first set with 7 straight points and used a 9-point run early in the 2nd to control the match early. Riverside played better point for point with the Orioles in the third and the Lady Dawgs were within 16-13. The Orioles then put together five straight points to pull away and ultimately take the match. Springville was led by a phenomenal night from senior Kennedy Breitfelder who finished with 14 kills and 6 digs. Ashlynne Zaruba had 14 digs and Nia Howard had 29 assists for the Orioles. Springville improved to 38-3 on the season and will play again in the Semifinals at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Riverside was led by 7 kills and 8 digs from senior Veronica Andrusyshyn. Fellow senior Mack Olmstead-Mitchell had 5 kills and a block. Sophia Taylor had 5 kills and 4 digs while Ayla Richardson set up 16 assists. The Lady Dawgs end their historic season with a record of 33-6. Riverside senior Mack Olmstead-Mitchell was disappointed with the outcome but grateful for the experience. https://www.kjan.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/OlmsteadMitchellState1.mp3 Fellow senior Veronica Andrusyshyn explained what she feels like is a big factor in building the program up to this moment. https://www.kjan.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/AndrusyshynState1.mp3 Junior Elyssa Amdor is grateful for the path the senior class has paved. https://www.kjan.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/AmdorState1.mp3 Riverside head coach Brooke Flathers was emotional when talking about the seniors that have led the journey. She said ultimately the team accomplished what they set out to do. https://www.kjan.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/FlathersState1.mp3 You can hear the full post-match interviews with Andrusyshyn, Olmstead-Mitchell, Amdor, and Coach Flathers below.
Chris Parks, Jim Field, and Matt Mullenix take a look at 8 area high school football games each week throughout the season. We try to provide some insight into the match-ups while competing for top prognosticator and the Whosman Trophy. Who’s Gonna Win? is brought to you again in 2022 by Rush CPA & Associates and Fareway. Last Week: Jim Field 7-1 Matt Mullenix 6-2 Chris Parks 5-3 Overall 2022 Standings: Matt Mullenix 56-16 Chris Parks 54-18 Jim Field 49-23