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  • Newton JV boys, freshman girls and boys fall in games against Pella

    PELLA — After playing a close first quarter, Newton High’s junior varsity boys lost ground against host Pella in Monday night’s basketball game. The C ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Former PCM standout having strong year with Southwestern

    Southwestern Community College head men’s basketball coach Todd Lorensen calls out a play during his team’s 76-74 win over Des Moines Area Community C ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • C-M graduate Russell gets opportunity of a lifetime at Super Bowl

    Former Colfax-Mingo standout Chase Russell had no idea changing majors in the middle of his time at Iowa State University would lead to the opportunit ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Villanova sits No. 1 in AP hoops poll for first time

    Villanova is No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the first time.The Wildcats ( ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Road woes aplenty as Big 12 teams navigate conference grind

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger warned his then-No. 1 team of the challenge it would face at Kansas State, even though the rebuilding ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Manziel’s ex-girlfriend says she lost some hearing in attack

    DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend said in an affidavit the Cleveland Browns quarterback hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation s ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Cardinals are top seed in Class 3A District 12

    Newton High’s Cardinal boys were awarded the top seed in Class 3A District 12 Tuesday morning. When the Iowa High School Athletic Association announce ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • NHS boys defeat Indians

    OSKALOOSA — Going on the road after back-to-back home losses, Newton High’s Cardinal boys took Friday’s Little Hawkeye Conference game one possession ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Webb repeats as district breaststroke champ

    JOHNSTON — Hours in the water paid off for Isaak Webb Saturday. The senior from Pella swimming for the Newton Cardinal boys claimed his second consecu ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Newton girls claim LHC win

    OSKALOOSA — Following Thursday night’s home game against Class 4A No. 12 Grinnell, Newton High’s head coach Brandon Sharp admitted he wasn’t sure how ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:51 am
  • Fantastic Four: Colfax-Mingo foursome extend football careers

    COLFAX — The Colfax-Mingo football program has come a long way under head coach Jeff Lietz.The Tiger ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:56 am
  • C-M’s Mead, L-S’ Dunsbergen advance

    BELLE PLAINE — Colfax-Mingo’s Ben Mead began the season weighing 245 pounds. His only shot at a spot in the varsity lineup was to cut enough weight to ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • ADM beats Newton freshman girls

    Things did not go well for Newton High’s freshman girls at home Friday against Adel-DeSoto-Minburn. The ADM Tigers claimed a 39-28 win.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:09 pm
  • Nevada spoils PCM’s shot at outright HOIC title

    MONROE — Cole Gidel is the player most Heart of Iowa Conference coaches look to slow down when they play Nevada’s boys basketball team.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • PCM crowns three champs, sends seven to district meet

    ALBIA — The Prairie City-Monroe wrestling team made a big statement at the Class 2A Sectional 12 tournament here Saturday.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:02 am