• BBBS of Central Iowa hosting Bowl for Kids' Sake April 27-28

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa will host its annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake of Jasper County from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 27, and from 6 to 8 ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Registration deadline for Newton adult softball leagues is Thursday

    NEWTON — Adult softball registration forms are now available through the City of Newton’s Parks and Grounds Division. All registration forms are due T ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Cardinal athletes manage wind at Osky Relays

    OSKALOOSA — Almost perfect conditions allowed Newton track athletes to compete well at Saturday’s 87th Osky Relays in Oskaloosa.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Even split

    A hit by Newton’s Zakk Weatherly (right) knocks the ball out of an opponent’s grasp in the rugby team’s season opener at home, April 4. Newton’s rugby ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Top Hawkeye coaches to speak at Jasper County I-Club Spring Banquet

    NEWTON — University of Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery, wrestling coach Tom Brands, women’s basketball associate head coach Jen Jensen and ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • PCM girls finish third at Eddyville, look ahead to Drake Relays

    EDDYVILLE — At the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont varsity track meet Thursday, Prairie City-Monroe’s girls were out to prove something, and they did. Th ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Teams set: a look at the NBA playoff picture

    A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with two days remaining in the regular season and all 16 teams that will head to the postseas ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Eagle girls win Class B title at Osky Relays; boys third

    OSKALOOSA — Pella Christian’s girls captured the Class B Division title at Saturday’s 87th Osky Relays at Oskaloosa. The Eagle boys landed in third pl ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Chase Elliott continues wowing NASCAR

    DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — ChaseElliott isn’t really sure what he has accomplished the last two weeks in becoming the youngest Nationwide driver with mul ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Newton girls win on penalty kicks in tourney play

    PLEASANT HILL — Newton’s Cardinal girls had the short and long of it at Saturday’s Southeast Polk Girls’ Soccer Tournament.
    April 14, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Nominations sought for first class of NHS Hall of Fame

    Newton Senior High School graduates have been, and continue to, make great strides in all walks of life. There’s always been the pride in recognizing ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:17 am
  • NHS event results not available

    Newton’s track teams competed at Oskaloosa Saturday and the NHS girls’ tennis team was at Johnston. Newton coaches had not received official results f ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • weather postpones Monday events

    Inclement weather strikes again. The rain, snow and cold temperatures have forced postponements and cancellations of some high school sporting events ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Area teams have good day at CMB Raider Relays

    BAXTER — Zach Samson, the defending Class 2A state champion, is on a tear in the shot put ring this season. The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter senior captured ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Newton's 9th grade AAU volleyball team takes third

    Newton’s 9th-grade AAU volleyball team captured third at the 2014 Iowa State AAU Volleyball Gold Tournament, March 22, at Newton Senior High School. T ...
    April 14, 2014 - 11:53 am
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