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    Eagle girls golfPella Christian’s Autumn Vos shot a 44 to be the runner-up medalist at a nine-hole d ...
    April 18, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Colfax-Mingo girls manages shuffling to take fourth

    OGDEN — Colfax-Mingo’s girls track team battled through injuries and quick-pace meet Thursday to secure a fourth place finish at Ogden.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Raider athletes excel at CMB Raider Invitational

    BAXTER — Weather was better but it was still windy and cold Tuesday afternoon and evening for the 2014 CMB Raider Invitational. The coed track meet wa ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • NHS girls tennis has up and down day at Johnston Invitational

    JOHNSTON — Newton’s Cardinals endured a long day on and off the tennis courts last Saturday at the Johnston Invitational. There were scheduled matches ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Tigerhawks finish seventh, eighth at Raider Invite

    BAXTER — As the temperatures dipped below the 40 degree mark, the Colfax-Mingo boys and girls teams took to the track Tuesday night at the Raider Invi ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:03 am
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    April 13Sunday Nite MixedHewitt’s Service Center 3, Bazinga! 1Hewitt’s Service Center — 1,995: Jason ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • PCM Mustang athletes compete at Pella Christian meet

    PELLA — Prairie City/Monroe boys and girls track traveled to the Pella Christian Invitational Tuesday, and both Mustang teams had standout performance ...
    April 17, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Cardinals snap losing streak with shutout of Eagles in LHC play

    NEWTON — Aggressive and attacking play up front pushed Newton Senior High School’s Cardinals to a 4-0 first-half lead over the visiting Pella Christia ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Eagle golfers win home meet

    OSKALOOSA — Taking on two Little Hawkeye Conference opponents, Pella Christian’s boys played their home golf course — Oskaloosa Golf Course — to a tee ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Newton girls rack up LHC golf wins

    PELLA — Playing on the course they will take on in a few weeks for the Little Hawkeye Conference golf tournament, Newton’s girls had a confidence-boos ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Cardinal girls capture three golds at Ames meet

    AMES — Michaela Bleeker and Sarah Kalkhoff each won a throwing event Tuesday at the Ames Jim Duea Invitational track meet. They each finished eighth i ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Eagle, Hawk girls compete strong at Pella Christian meet

    PELLA — Pella Christian’s girls piled up 99 1/2 points at their home meet — the Pella Christian Coed Invitational — Tuesday to finish third. Lynnville ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • 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
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