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    Autumn finally got here and windows could be opened. Hearing kids voices outside my windows over the past week or so, I looked out one day and a few k ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Raiders run PRs at South Hampton

    Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s Mark Deutsch and Colin Thomson ran career-best times Thursday night at the South Hamilton cross country meet.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Lynnville-Sully runs preview race of SICL meet

    MONTEZUMA — Lynnville-Sully’s cross country runners were able to have a preview of the course they’ll run for the 2014 South Iowa Cedar League meet. A ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Tigerhawks post several career-best times at Montezuma

    MONTEZUMA — Colfax-Mingo’s cross country teams had one of their best meets of the season Thursday night at the Montezuma Invitational.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • Cardinals to challenge top-ranked Little Dutch

    Newton High’s Cardinals are focusing on getting better. And one of the best ways to do that is to play against quality football teams.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Iowa State is tangled in close calls, controversy

    AMES (AP) — Iowa State seems to have a knack of getting tangled up with close calls that generate frustration, controversy and, in the latest case, so ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Indiana has to deal with Iowa quarterback rotation

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis made waves last week when he said the Hawkeyes would rotate quarterbacks Jake Rudock and C.J. B ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:47 am
  • Coach by day, referee by night

    Eric Karr had to break up a fight Saturday night. Several fights, actually. He continually moved bet ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Cardinal JV loses

    Newton High’s junior varsity football Cardinals put the first points on the scoreboard Monday night at H.A. Lynn Stadium. Unfortunately, it was the on ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Newton Digs Deep for Pink

    Newton High’s volleyball team’s Dig Pink fundraiser for the Side-Out Foundation for breast cancer awareness and research was a success. At Newton’s Di ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Newton drops Little Hawkeye Conference match

    Newton High’s Cardinals got what they asked for — a sea of pink and noise in the gym. On the night the Cardinals honored those battling cancer, they c ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Aquagirls capture two wins

    MARSHALLTOWN — Morgann Eide, Chelsea Trotter and Anna Barr provided much-needed points to NCMP’s run to a victory over Southeast Polk in a triangular ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Colfax-Mingo experiences first fifth-set loss

    COLFAX — Colfax-Mingo played its first five-set match of the season Tuesday night.The result was dis ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Area volleyball roundup: Prairie City-Monroe, Lynnville-Sully victorious

    MONROE — Prairie City-Monroe picked up its second Heart of Iowa victory in its last three matches Tuesday night, beating Saydel, 27-25, 25-21, 25-21.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Cardinal golfers end season at 4A district tournament

    DES MOINES — Top three and top four. That’s what Newton High’s Cardinals were shooting for in Monday’s 2014 Class 4A District Golf Tournament.
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:13 pm
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