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  • Cardinals, Raiders stay undefeated; Mustangs win as Tigerhawks, Hawks fall

    In Week 4 of the high school football season, three area teams went into Friday’s game undefeated, two came out still without a loss. Newton and Colli ...
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 8:47 pm
  • Prep football scores

    Area scoresNewton 45, Benton Community 6Montezuma 25, Lynnville-Sully 0Belle Plaine 26, Colfax-Mingo ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Woes continue for CPM

    MONROE – Momentum avoided Prairie City-Monroe Thursday night.For the second match in a row, PCM coul ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Cardinals win one out of four at DMC tournament

    URBANDALE — Snapping a five-match losing skid, Newton High’s Cardinals opened play at Thursday’s Des Moines Christian Invitational volleyball tourname ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • Iowa searching for answers on offense

    IOWA CITY (AP) — This was supposed to be the year that Iowa flourished under offensive coordinator Greg Davis.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • The Pressbox

    Embrace who they are. Embrace who you are.When I was growing up in a very small town in Kansas, the ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Hawks defeat Montezuma

    MONTEZUMA — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks evened up their South Iowa Cedar League volleyball record and that of their host, Montezuma, Thursday.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Area prep harriers run well at Lynnville-Sully Invitational

    LYNNVILLE — Runners in the 2014 Lynnville-Sully Invitational cross country had ideal conditions to compete in Thursday on the Diamond Trail Golf Cours ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • No. 5 Auburn holds off No. 20 K-State

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nick Marshall threw two touchdown passes, Auburn forced three turnovers and the fifth-ranked Tigers held on to beat mistake-pro ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Falcons rout Buccaneers

    ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Ryan, Julio Jones and high-stepping Devin Hester led the Atlanta Falcons to one of the biggest wins in franchise history.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Cardinals not taking winless Bobcats lightly

    “District is what counts. It is what gets you to the playoffs,” said Newton High junior linebacker Duncan Lee after last week’s Class 3A District 6 op ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Pink Out at NHS cross country meet

    Pink is the new Newton High Cardinal Red — at least for Tuesday’s NHS Cardinal Invitational cross country meet at Westwood Golf Course.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • NFL, union agree to new drug policy, HGH testing

    NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL finally will have HGH testing, perhaps as early as the end of this month.And ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Texas QB David Ash ends playing career

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas quarterback David Ash has given up playing football after suffering at least one concussion and lingering symptoms over the ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • Cardinal Lanes Bowling Leagues

    Sept. 10Women’s Wednesday Morning CoffeeNewton Daily News 8, JTE Trucking 0Newton Daily News (2,212) ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 10:32 am
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