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  • Cardinals focus on improving in challenge of Pella

    Newton High’s Cardinals have the 19th-ranked rusher in Class 3A in senior running back Joseph Banfield. They have averaged 22 points per game this sea ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Lynnville-Sully seeks quick start against GMG

    The last thing Lynnville-Sully wants to do Friday night is allow Green Mountain-Garwin to gain any kind of confidence.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Warren’s emergence comes at perfect time in Cyclones’ season

    AMES (AP) — Mike Warren’s emergence is coming at the right time for Iowa State.The Cyclones running ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Pressure is on new coach Steve Prohm at Iowa State

    AMES (AP) — Five months ago, Iowa State’s Steve Prohm was the coach at mid-major Murray State. Now he’s in charge of one of the big favorites in the B ...
    UPDATED: Oct. 8, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Arrieta silences Pirates in Cubs’ NL wild-card victory

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — These Chicago Cubs are supposed to be too young to be here. Or maybe they’re just too good to care.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Aquagirls deck Southeast Polk, Marshalltown

    PLEASANT HILL — Three of the top 16 swimming teams powered through the waters at Southeast Polk High School Tuesday. NCMP’s Aquagirls won out in the d ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Astros beat Yankees in AL wild card game

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros defied expectations all season long. Facing his biggest test yet, the bearded ace beat the odds ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Presidents Cup golf to begin

    INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson battled at Chambers Bay in the U.S. Open. They will be partners in South Korea at the Pre ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Upstart Cubs face steady Pirates in NL wild card

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The hot, young talent. The emerging ace with the electric stuff. The relentlessly upbeat manager. The giddy relief that comes with w ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Americans use second-half surge to beat Panama in Olympic qualifying action

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Substitute Jerome Kiesewetter sparked the offense with a goal and an assist in the second half, and the United States beat ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Dolphins’ new head coach says team needs a change in culture

    MIAMI (AP) — The new Miami Dolphins coach says talent is not their problem.Dan Campbell thinks the D ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Aquagirl family includes managers

    Mornings, afternoons and evenings — Austin Bunker and Madison Humphrey are right there for the members and the coaches of the Newton/Colfax-Mingo/Pell ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • It’s time to give Colfax-Mingo football credit it deserves

    The Associated Press high school football poll comes out every Monday afternoon. And it has become a weekly tradition that a few of us voters take to ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Cardinal, Mustang harriers run at Norwalk

    NORWALK — Seven of nine runners for Newton High’s girls posted personal-best times in running the 5K races at Monday’s Norwalk Invitational cross coun ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Tigerhawks end losing skid with sweep of Tri-County

    COLFAX — The Colfax-Mingo volleyball team ended a five-match losing skid Monday when it defeated Tri-County in three sets.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 12:19 pm
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