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  • Little, Get To Know Newton hit Iowa Speedway Friday in K&N race

    Taking advantage of opportunities on the track and off the track are part of the sport of stock car racing.
    July 31, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Newton's Jenkins earns 4A all-state honors

    Eight area high school softball players were recognized for their efforts during the 2014 season with state honors. The Iowa Girls Coaches Association ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Blown tire not letting air out of Gaughan's hopes in Newton

    Brendan Gaughan wants to see his recent history of short-lived success at Iowa Speedway turn into a complete racing effort this weekend.
    July 31, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Dillon coming in hot to Iowa Speedway

    Last week, NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Ty Dillon spoke before an event in Grimes promoting this weekend’s U.S. Cellular 250 about the momentum he ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Day after 16-inning win, Cubs lose in 10

    CHICAGO (AP) — Travis Wood focused on his career-high 11 strikeouts after he wrapped up another winless month.
    July 31, 2014 - 10:21 am
  • UNI official calls for UNI-Dome improvements

    DES MOINES (AP) — The University of Northern Iowa’s athletic director says the school needs to make improvements to the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls.
    July 31, 2014 - 10:21 am
  • Local talent fills HOIC all-conference teams

    Area softball teams were well represented on this year’s Heart of Iowa all-conference teams.Colfax-M ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Iowa halts free tuition offer

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Legal concerns have forced the University of Iowa to suspend a promotion offering free tuition to five randomly selected students who ...
    July 31, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Fan Walk ticketholders to observe Saturday’s Nationwide Series drivers’ meeting

    Race fans who’ve wondered exactly what transpires in a NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers’ meeting can see for themselves this weekend. Iowa Speedway to ...
    July 30, 2014 - 8:04 pm
  • Dash 4 Cash Bash

    Not only did Ty Dillon win his first Nationwide Series race last weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the rookie driver won the $100,000 Dash 4 Cas ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Newton Cardinal Football Camp is next week

    The Newton Cardinal Football Camp is Monday through Friday at H.A. Lynn Stadium. The camp is for student-athletes attending grades 7th through 12th in ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Playoffs could create chances for Big Ten teams

    CHICAGO (AP) — As he watched the BCS championship game last season, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook could not help but wonder:
    July 30, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • NASCAR suspends Hamlin crew chief Grubb 6 races

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR suspended Denny Hamlin’s crew chief and car chief on Tuesday for six races because the Joe Gibbs Racing entry failed ins ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • Four Cardinals receive LHC softball honors

    Four Newton Senior High School softball players received Little Hawkeye Conference honors. The conference coaches selected the 2014 All-LHC teams rece ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:26 am
  • ESPN suspends Smith for comments on abuse

    NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN has suspended outspoken sportscaster Stephen A. Smith for a week because of his comments about domestic abuse suggesting women sh ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:25 am
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