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  • Newton rolls past Knoxville in season opener

    Area high school football teams opened the 2014 season Friday night. Here's a roundup of the five varsity games. Read more on the games in Tuesday's N ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:17 am
  • Prep football scores

    Iowa High School Football ScoresFriday NightArea ScoresNewton 41, Knoxville 7Colfax-Mingo 21, Pleasa ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Super Nationals begin Saturday at Boone Speedway

    BOONE – The biggest dirt track racing event is just around the corner and competitors from 26 states and Canada have already signed on to be part of A ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • Deutsch leads area runners at ISU

    AMES — After runners crossed the finish line with mud dried to their legs, some even to their arms, Mark Deutsch explained how this moment, this race ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Coen, Thomas lead NHS teams in cross country opener

    AMES — A year ago excessive heat canceled the Gilbert Invitational cross country meet. The 2014 edition of the meet had runners competing in cooler te ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • The Pressbox

    Well, we’re in it now.Friday night at H.A. Lynn Stadium, Newton High’s football team takes on Knoxvi ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • NHS freshmen win two matches

    Newton High’s freshmen got their first taste of high school volleyball Thursday in their own NHS Early Bird Freshman Invitational.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win

    NEW YORK (AP) — Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in h ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Stewart returning to competition after fatal crash

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken aft ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Colfax-Mingo volleyball splits at Madrid

    MADRID — Colfax-Mingo’s volleyball team split a pair of matches to begin its season Thursday night.T ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • NFL changes domestic violence penalties

    NEW YORK (AP) — Acknowledging he “didn’t get it right” with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell ann ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • College football begins with low-key opening game

    ATLANTA (AP) — The first season major college football’s champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome, w ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Pregame Outlook

    Newton High joins all the other Iowa high school turning on the Friday Night Lights this week with the opening of the 2014 football season.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Experienced Hawkeyes full of optimism

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa’s biggest concern could be at kicker. Or maybe punter.However, for the first t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Chiefs' starters likely to sit vs Green Bay

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jamaal Charles has confidence that the Kansas City Chiefs’ offense will be in synch when the regular season rolls around a wee ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:11 am
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