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  • Dixon gets dramatic Sonoma IndyCar win; Power ninth

    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon surged ahead with three laps left for a victory at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, while IndyCar points leader Will Power ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • The Days of the A's: Part 3

    Of all the players that came and went for the Newton A’s, Doug Swanson was the lone constant for 27 seasons. Swanson was more than a coach and, in som ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 2:22 pm
  • The Pressbox

    Building character is talked about by coaches and proponents of athletics, including me. I believe it.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Cubs wins suspended game

    CHICAGO (AP) — This gives new meaning to a win that was a long-time coming for the Chicago Cubs.Afte ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Chicago edges Philadelphia out of Little League World Series

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Chicago manager Darold Butler has a message for the Windy City.“Keep ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • The days of the A's

    One of the smallest stops on the Newton A’s schedule produced some of the team’s biggest memories. A ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:10 am
  • Iowa State names Richardson starting QB

    AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State has named junior Sam Richardson its starting quarterback.Cyclones coach ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward's death

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he’s skipped since his car struc ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • The days of the A's

    The year was 1973. Doug Swanson was 20, long-haired and wanted a place to play baseball. In order to ensure himself a future on diamonds scattered acr ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • Diving in

    Diving events are back in for NCMP Aquagirls for the 2014 high school swim season. The swim team held its annual Red and Black intrasquad scrimmage Tu ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Cubs win in shortened game

    CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat San Francisco, 2-0,  in a g ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Royals handle Rockies

    DENVER (AP) — Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help streaking Kansas City knock off Colorado, 7-4.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Pads and Helmets are On

    Football became real Saturday when Newton High’s Cardinals put the shoulder pads and helmets on and did some hitting at H.A. Lynn Stadium during a pra ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Ex-Iowa coach denies bullying players

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Longtime Iowa women’s field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum tells The Associated Press that her firing was unwarranted and based on fal ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Washington beats Clevelend in preseason game

    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Johnny Manziel and Brian Hoyer didn’t make Mike Pettine’s decision any easier. Good luck picking a starting quarterback after thi ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:55 am
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