• CMB boys highlight area teams' performances at Nevada

    Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s boys cross country team placed second in the class B race at the Nevada Cub cross country Invitational Monday, the highest fi ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Area volleyball roundup: Hawks win, Raiders lose

    VAN METER — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter played well. Van Meter played better.That was CMB head coach Scot ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Tigers hand Cardinals first loss

    GILBERT — Two turnovers and two fourth-and-four plays turned the tide in a battle of Iowa Class 3A ranked teams Friday night. Newton High’s 10th-ranke ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Fourth-quarter interception helps CMB outlast PCM

    BAXTER — On a soggy September night that saw his football team slip up, Prairie City-Monroe head football coach Greg Bonnett could only praise Collins ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Cardinal varsity goes 2-3 in Nevada Invitational

    NEVADA — Consistency — or the lack of it — is still a factor in the results on the volleyball court for Newton High’s Cardinals.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Mustangs take three of five at Nevada tourney

    NEVADA — The Prairie City-Monroe volleyball team won three of its five matches Saturday at the Nevada tournament.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Tigerhawks top North Mahaska

    COLFAX – Stout run defense and a productive passing attack led Colfax-Mingo to its second district victory Friday night.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Trout, Strasburg giving playoffs a fresh look

    So, is this the year of Buck Showalter, Bryce Harper and a Beltway Series? Or perhaps Albert Pujols, Yasiel Puig and a Freeway Series? Maybe a Bay Are ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Iowa State loses to No. 7 Baylor

    AMES (AP) — Baylor is so skilled and efficient on offense that the Bears don’t need any help from their opponents.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Newton junior varsity have rough time

    INDIANOLA — Newton High’s junior varsity volleyball team competed in a tournament at Indianola Saturday. The Cardinals came up empty in the win column ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Kansas fires Weis four games into third season

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Charlie Weis arrived at Kansas full of bravado, promising dramatic changes within the long-suffering program. Players were dismi ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Iowa beats Purdue

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Iowa spotted Purdue a 10-0 lead, then dominated the final 49 minutes, rallying for a 24-10 Big Ten opening victory Saturda ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Aquagirls claim second at Valley's Tiger Tanker

    WEST DES MOINES — Newton/Colfax-Mingo/Pella’s Aquagirls spent a week preparing calling it a milestone week. NCMP’s goal was to go into Saturday’s Vall ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Hawks claim first win

    MARENGO — Battling through four losses to open the season, Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks could have folded their tent for the rest of the games. That’s not ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Newton stumbles; CMB beats PCM; Lynnville-Sully and Colfax-Mingo win

    Week 5 of the Iowa high school football season saw Newton fall for the first time and Lynnville-Sully win for the first time. CMB won a wild district ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 7:44 pm
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