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  • Eight area cagers honored by SICL

    Lynnville-Sully senior Brenna Lanser led the South Iowa Cedar League in scoring, while sophomore teammate Carson Fisk also averaged in double-figures ...
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Kansas moves to No. 1 in AP poll; Cyclones back in the top 25

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas could have rested easy after clinching a share of its 13th straight Big 12 title.
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Michael Waltrip ends racing career with eighth-place finish at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Michael Waltrip ended his racing career exactly how he hoped.The only way ...
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Lynn pitches for Cards after missing 2016 with elbow injury

    UPITER, Fla. (AP) — For the St. Louis Cardinals, seeing Lance Lynn back on the mound facing major league hitters was a win, no matter the results.
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Fowler joins friends in winning and extends youth movement

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Golf’s youngest and biggest stars keep winning.Rickie Fowler has mos ...
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Ian Happ soaking in big league camp with Chicago Cubs

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Everyone is a potential teacher for Ian Happ, from Ben Zobrist to Javier Baez to manager Joe Maddon and the coaching staff.
    NEW: Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • 2017 Big Game

    Newton High held the 2017 Big Game on Friday morning as the special needs physical education athletes took to the basketball court in front of a packe ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:29 am
  • Newton’s Montgomery signs to play William Penn football

    Lucas Montgomery knows what he wants — a college education and an opportunity to play college football. Montgomery, a Newton High senior, found the pl ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Cardinals oust No. 10 Dowling from 4A playoffs

    WEST DES MOINES — Newton High’s Cardinals are one win away from qualifying for the Iowa Class 4A state basketball tournament, a place the boys’ team h ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Lynnville-Sully boys win substate title, berth in 1A state tourney

    KNOXVILLE — “It was a great night to be a Hawk,” Lynnville-Sully head coach Nick Harthoorn said.Inde ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • Reed grabs Xfinity Series win in wreck-fest at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ryan Reed picked up the second Xfinity Series victory of his career — both at Daytona International Speedway — by winning t ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Grala wins NASCAR Truck Series opener after Crafton flips

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Kaz Grala won the NASCAR Truck Series season opener Friday night, getting through a massive wreck on the final lap a ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • No. 21 Drake women win 17th straight, clinch MVC title

    DES MOINES (AP) — Lizzy Wendell scored 21 points and No. 21 Drake defeated Northern Iowa 70-57 on Friday night and clinched outright the Missouri Vall ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Burton’s bank helps Cyclones upend ninth-ranked Baylor

    AMES (AP) — Iowa State star Deonte Burton often takes shots that his coaches wish he wouldn’t.With a ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Hawks hit 16 treys in win over No. 24 Maryland

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The best performance of Jordan Bohannon’s college career coincided with another ego-deflating effort by No. 24 Maryland.
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 10:16 am