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  • Column: Media changes not that bad after all

    Changes announced by the Iowa High School Athletic Association in regards to the media at the state wrestling tournament drew a lot of attention aroun ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Mustang girls welcoming underdog role

    MONROE — Prairie City-Monroe senior Rachel Stafford recalls something her AAU basketball coach said when she and her teammates were in the third grade ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Butler stuns Villanova

    VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Butler coach Chris Holtmann told his players to expect to be punched in the mouth playing on the road against one of the best te ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:37 am
  • Optimism in high gear at Daytona for NASCAR’s top teams

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Optimism abounds after the opening weekend at Daytona International Speedway, especially for NASCAR’s top teams.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:37 am
  • PCM’s Clark signs with Grand View track team

    MONROE — Choosing which college to attend is a tough choice for any high school athlete who wants to extend his or her athletic career.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • No. 5 L-S advances to district final

    MONTEZUMA — There are no secrets between teams who have played each other twice during the regular season.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Hawks hand Hoosiers crushing overtime loss

    IOWA CITY (AP) — In one of Iowa’s most hectic games of the year, senior Peter Jok’s calmness at the stripe proved to be the difference.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Ford looking for titles with upgraded NASCAR lineup

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ford’s courtship of Stewart-Haas Racing was nothing short of clandestine.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Sixth-ranked Mohawks end 15th-ranked Hawks’ playoff run

    WILTON — Despite not having a strong offensive performance in the first half, the 15th-ranked Lynnville-Sully Hawks were in Monday’s Class 1A Region 5 ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Cardinals dunk J-Hawks to advance in 4A playoffs

    Morgan Maher boosted Newton High’s Cardinals early — scoring nine points in the first quarter — in Monday’s Class 4A Substate 7 quarterfinal game. The ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:57 am
  • Morris, Thomas lead Iowa State past Texas Tech in overtime

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — It was pointed out to Iowa State coach Steve Prohm that his team won at Kansas earlier this year.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Iowa State hires new wrestling coach

    AMES (AP) — Kevin Dresser, who built Virginia Tech into an Atlantic Coast Conference wrestling power, was hired Monday as Iowa State’s wrestling coach ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Newton’s Kite signs to play Iowa Central football

    Opponents found it tough to run up middle against Newton High’s Cardinals during the 2016 football campaign. One of the reasons came in the 6-foot-1 i ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Cardinals wrap up season in 4A regional semifinal

    GRIMES — With four minutes remaining in the game Saturday, Newton High’s Cardinals were in a nine-point game with Class 4A ninth-ranked Dallas Center- ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • PCM blocks Trojans, advances to girls state tournament

    BONDURANT — It was fitting that a team that has relied so heavily on defense this season comes up with a huge defensive play at the end of regulation ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:38 am