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  • The Pressbox

    Local sports are my beat. That’s why I became a journalist. Growing up in a small Kansas town — rural area — school activities, which included sports ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Roland-Story sweeps CMB volleyball

    STORY CITY — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter fell victim to a hot Roland-Story team Thursday night as the Norsemen won for the eighth time in their last nine m ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Cardinals to clash with Tigers in district showdown

    Gilbert’s Tigers present a challenge for Newton High’s Cardinals in their third Class 3A District 6 game of the season. On Friday, the 10th-ranked Car ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

    CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — After more than six weeks in limbo, NASCAR star Tony Stewart finally got the news he had been hoping for.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Cyclones' secondary improving with Baylor on tap

    AMES (AP) — Baylor’s 71-7 dismantling of Iowa State last season was the worst loss in program history.
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Watson guides US into Ryder Cup play

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Phil Mickelson has played in the Ryder Cup more times than any American. His experience is such that recent captains have ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Iowa's starting quarterback job in flux

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa’s quarterback situation hasn’t been this confusing in a long time.That might n ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Fillies bolt past Cardinals in LHC play

    Flashes of brilliance. That’s what Newton High head coach Laura Rowen said she saw from the Cardinal varsity volleyball team Tuesday night.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Coen, Thomas lead NHS teams at Cardinal Invitational

    Running the hills, the twists and turns and the bridges of Westwood Golf Course, Newton High’s cross country runners and others competed in Tuesday’s ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • NHS golfers bounce back at SEP Invitational

    PLEASANT HILL — Winding down the regular season, Newton High’s golf team came back from a disappointing showing on Monday to shoot a 333 team score. U ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • CMB outlasts Colfax-Mingo

    MAXWELL — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter saw the result as a return to the win column. Colfax-Mingo viewed it as continued improvement.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Royals roll on, inch closer to playoff berth

    CLEVELAND (AP) — With another win, the Royals stepped closer to history and a playoff berth.They’ve ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • PCM drops five-set heartbreaker

    MONROE — Prairie City-Monroe came up short in its closest match of the season Tuesday night, a five-set defeat to Greene County.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Cardinal junior varsity, freshmen play in volleyball tournaments

    Newton High’s junior varsity volleyball team and freshman volleyball team played in different locations Monday evening.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • The Sports Schuffle

    Quarterback controversy might be the only two words I needed to write up here.It’s all the buzz afte ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:28 am
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