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  • NHS volleyball team selling Dig Pink shirts for breast cancer awareness

    Newton High’s volleyball team is selling Dig Pink T-shirts to raise money for breast cancer awareness. All proceeds go to Side-Out Foundation.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • The Sports Schuffle

    Before NBC’s “Nightly News” informed Monday’s viewers of a rare respiratory virus that has sent more than 1,000 children to emergency rooms in 12 stat ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • NCAA lifts Penn State's postseason ban

    Penn State students turned campus into the site of a peaceful and jubilant celebration after the football program had its bowl ban lifted.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Cardinals clamp down on Bobcats in second half

    MARSHALLTOWN — Joseph Banfield settled under the football as it sailed through the air. He gathered it in, followed his blockers and broke free. Banfi ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 7:46 pm
  • Defense again leads Tigerhawks to win

    COLFAX — The zero on the scoreboard disappeared. The lead never did.When Colfax-Mingo needed a stop ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Keselowski routs Richmond field to grab top seed in Chase

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — NASCAR’s new win-and-in format had the potential to give one driver a shot at a dramatic last-grasp berth into the Chase for the ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Williams dominates at US Open for 18th Grand Slam title; top men seeds fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of months before Serena Williams capped her dominant run to a third consecutive U.S. Open championship and 18th major singles ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Cardinal freshmen win

    MARSHALLTOWN — A one-point lead at halftime exploded into an 18-7 victory Friday evening for Newton High’s freshman football team.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Peter, Deutsch win Central Dutch Invitational individual titles

    PELLA — Rachel Peter of Prairie City-Monroe and Mark Deutsch of Collins-Maxwell/Baxter did what seniors are supposed to do. They led their respective ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Lynnville-Sully volleyball loses

    SIGOURNEY — Lynnville-Sully’s volleyball team opened the South Iowa Cedar League season on the road Thursday and lost to host Sigourney.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Points scarce for PCM in loss to Central Decatur

    Central Decatur quarterback Trenton Wells posed problems throughout Friday’s game against Prairie City-Monroe and played a big role in handing the Mus ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Late interception seals win for CMB

    STORY CITY — Big plays determined Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s fate against Roland-Story Friday night.Th ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Hawks shut out by Eagles

    PELLA — Out of a 38-0 loss, Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks learned positive things about themselves.“Pella ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Newton rocks Marshalltown; area teams go 2-2

    Area high school football teams played Week 2 of the 2014 season, going 3-2 Friday night. Here's a roundup of the five varsity games. Read more on the ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • Prep Football Scores

    Area scoresNewton 45, Marshalltown 20Pella Christian 38, Lynnville-Sully 0Colfax-Mingo 21, Clarke, O ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:17 pm
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