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  • PCM swept at DC-G Invite

    DALLAS CENTER — Prairie City-Monroe’s volleyball season got off to a tough start Tuesday night at the Dallas Center-Grimes Invitational as the Mustang ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Iowa Speedway announces 2015 NASCAR dates

    Roughly three weeks after Newton's final racing weekend of the 2014 season, Iowa Speedway gave racing fans in the area something to look forward to ne ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 7:36 pm
  • Olympic gold medalist visits Newton

    Before America’s only wrestling gold medal from the 1952 Olympics was placed in a museum for admiration, its champion kept it in a coffee can.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • BDS Motorsports claims owner title at Knoxville Speedway

    KNOXVILLE  — BDS Motorsports of Newton won the 2014 Owners Championship for the 360 sprint car class at Knoxville Raceway. Justin Henderson drove for ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • NHS golf team place third

    MASON CITY — Newton High’s Cardinals combined for a 331 placing third in the eight-team Mason City Invitational Monday. The NHS golfers were behind Ma ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • The Sports Schuffle

    First impressions are somewhere between important and everything. I recently read an article on Forb ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Iowa State opens with concerns on defense

    AMES (AP) — The key to the upcoming season couldn’t be any clearer for Iowa State.The defense will n ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Chance for players other than Big 4 at US Open

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two 23-year-olds, Milos Raonic and Grigor Dimitrov, broke through to their first major semifinals at Wimbledon.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Cardinal contact

    Jocelyn Sheets/Daily News Newton High’s Cardinals went full tilt Friday at H.A. Lynn Stadium in the ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Three-team trade sends Love to Cleveland

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Olympic champions together, Kevin Love and LeBron James spent the last 30 days waiting to become teammates again.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • Races finish at Marshalltown before rain poured in

    MARSHALLTOWN — On the next-to-last points night of the 2014 racing season at Marshalltown Speedway, all five stock car divisions finished feature race ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Logano edges Keselowski for first win at Bristol

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Joey Logano is looking more and more like a Sprint Cup title contender.Logano ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:59 am
  • 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 - 2:24 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
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