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  • Raider track teams ready for another strong season

    With some nagging injuries and some academic issues, the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter boys’ track team may be a shadow of itself in the first few outdoor me ...
    March 30, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Tigerhawk track looking for success in Class 1A

    The Colfax-Mingo track and field teams will both compete in Class 1A this year, and girls coach Zach Tomas and boys head man Matt Barkalow expect that ...
    March 30, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • No. 2 Baylor too much for Iowa women

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Iowa had a plan for slowing down Big 12 Conference Player of the Year Nina Davis in its Sweet 16 game against Baylor.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Hamlin claims Sprint Cup victory at Martinsville

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Denny Hamlin just needed a visit to Martinsville Speedway to get his racing team back on track.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Duke, Michigan State, Kentucky, Wisconsin are Final Four

    HOUSTON — Duke is headed to Final Four after a 66-52 victory over Gonzaga in the South Regional on Sunday.
    March 30, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Montoya holds off Power to give Penske 1-2 sweep at St. Pete

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Juan Pablo Montoya gave Team Penske a victory Sunday in the season-opening race at St. Petersburg, where the driver showed ...
    March 30, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Lynnville-Sully track, golf teams ready for strong 2015 seasons

    SULLY — Bryan DeJong takes the reins of the Lynnville-Sully golf program for 2015 high school season. Veteran Hawk track coaches Darin Arkema — eight ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Young players to fuel 2015 Cardinal tennis teams

    Newton High’s girls and boys have a small core of players to build on for the 2015 tennis season. The Cardinal squads are working to have inexperience ...
    March 27, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Athletic college recruiting seminar is Wednesday

    Newton High School is holding an informational meeting on how high school athletes can attract college coaches and receive scholarships.
    March 27, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Not a lot going on in the local sports world, yet there is

    Weather won out Thursday. Too windy.Newton High’s girls were scheduled to open their outdoor track s ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Four slots in men’s Elite Eight are filled

    The Associated PressLOS ANGELES — Sam Dekker scored a career-high 23 points, Frank Kaminsky added 19 ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Raiders, Royals continue athletic sharing on links

    The athletic sharing agreement that has formed the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter Raiders is one of the more unique situations in the entire state.
    March 26, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Second, scholarship won

    Newton bowler Madison Humphrey claimed second place in the U20 girls’ division of the state Iowa Pepsi Tournament at Bowlerama Lanes in Des Moines. Hu ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Men’s Sweet 16 play begins Thursday

    When the NCAA Tournament reaches the Sweet 16, that means there are only 15 games left to decide a national champion.
    March 26, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Sweet 61: Carr’s tourney scoring record stands test of time

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Austin Carr never imagined his record would last five years. It has stood for 45.“I ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:30 am
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