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  • Thoughts roll around in my head

    I have thoughts all over the place this week.First, there’s the buzz former Newton High standout rec ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Cardinal girls charged for another state run

    History was made on the Newton High soccer field at H.A. Lynn Stadium. Newton’s girls captured the program’s first-ever state soccer berth, winning th ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • New coach directing Cardinal boys on soccer pitch

    Three close postseason games — a 1-0 win, a 4-3 overtime victory and a 1-0 loss — in May 2016 whetted the Newton High Cardinal boys’ appetites for mor ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:55 am
  • In final season together, CMB hopes for lots of success

    With an athletic split between Baxter and Collins-Maxwell, the Raiders will play one last spring season together, and CMB hopes to go out with a bang ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Hawkeye women cruise in WNIT

    IOWA CITY — A postseason run benefits the youngsters on the University of Iowa women’s basketball team. The veterans are thriving, too.
    March 24, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • CMB’s Baldwin signs with Waldorf volleyball

    MAXWELL — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter head volleyball coach Scott Ranck needed a spark midway through the Raiders season three years ago.
    March 24, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Newton Trap Team opens season Sunday

    Trying to grow the sport of trap shooting is one of the goals of the Newton Trap Team, a spring club sport for high school boys and girls from Newton. ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • US routs Puerto Rico to win WBC behind dominant Stroman

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The eagle has landed on top.The United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its f ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Oregon and Quinnipiac crash women’s Sweet 16

    NEW YORK (AP) — Oregon and Quinnipiac are crashing the Sweet 16.The two double-digit seeds joined a ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Lynnville-Sully athletes ready for strong push on track and the links

    SULLY — Optimism is high among Lynnville-Sully’s three spring sports’ head coaches — Justin Hagedorn, girls’ and boys’ golf; Mike Parkinson, boys’ tra ...
    March 23, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Column: Baseball missed mark on WBC

    I am a baseball fan. I’m not a baseball junkie, but I follow the game, mostly through fantasy sports land.
    March 23, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Sweet 16 is set for men’s NCAA Tournament

    It’s on to the weekend that many consider the defining mark of a season. Reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament and a season is a success. Two wins ...
    March 22, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Multi-sport athletes littered throughout C-M spring programs

    Colfax-Mingo girls track and field team l’sost a few key pieces from a talented 2016 squad but a number of key returners are back to give the Tigerhaw ...
    March 22, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • US edges Japan, advances to WBC championship game

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brandon Crawford scored the tiebreaking run when Nobuhiro Matsuda bobbled Adam Jones’ grounder to third in the eighth inning, and t ...
    March 22, 2017 - 9:55 am
  • Tigerhawk girls win twice, set two records at SICL Indoor track meet

    GRINNELL — Colfax-Mingo senior Dakota Hostetter and North Mahaska freshman Cheyenne Shaw had a few epic battles in the one season they faced each othe ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:05 am