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  • Blaney dominates in U.S. Cellular 250 win at Iowa Speedway

    Ryan Blaney was not going to be denied a NASCAR Xfinity Series victory for the second week in a row. Blaney, driving the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mus ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 5:44 am
  • Back-to-Back: McReynolds wins again at Iowa Speedway

    When Brandon McReynolds won the K&N Pro Series combination race at Iowa Speedway back in May, he needed a late pass on a restart with eight laps to go ...
    Aug. 1, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • Ten area players receive HOIC baseball honors

    Clay Cooper made a gigantic improvement at the plate this season for the Prairie City-Monroe baseball team.
    July 31, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Wood, Stover, Brown, Cooper earn all-district baseball honors

    Five area baseball players received recognition from the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association. The IHSBCA announced its 2015 All-District tea ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Get To Know Newton, Jesse Little and a dash of Japan all wrapped up in NASCAR racing

    Branding is important for sports, businesses, cities — you name it, it’s important.Have you ever not ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Chiefs’ Eric Berry back at practice after cancer fight

    ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — There was a moment in the early stages of chemotherapy when Eric Berry was having breakfast with his father, and the enormity o ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Iowa-Iowa State annual hoops game changed for TV coverage

    AMES (AP) — Officials in Ames say the Iowa-Iowa State men’s basketball game has been rescheduled to accommodate national television coverage.
    July 31, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Blue Jays land Price in Toronto's 2nd big trade of week

    DETROIT (AP) — Toronto acquired All-Star left-hander David Price from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, the second major move in less than a week by the ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Rhodes works into Xfinity youth movement

    Ben Rhodes made his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at Iowa Speedway in May. Rhodes drove the No. 88 Alpha Energy Solutions Chevrolet of JR Motorsports to ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Young Byron motivated by May’s runner-up finish

    Back on May 16, 17-year-old William Byron did everything but win the K&N Pro Series East-West combination race at Iowa Speedway.
    July 30, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • All-State softball honors bestowed on seven area players

    Newton High’s Sydney Jenkins and six area high school softball players were recognized with all-state honors by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association. Th ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • NASCAR Xfinity Series hauler parade returns to downtown Newton

    NASCAR Xfinity Series haulers will rumble through the streets of Newton for the second consecutive year in the lead up to the NASCAR Xfinity Series U. ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Kenny Wallace’s final start will be at Iowa Speedway

    Marking the end to a 26-year career in NASCAR competition, veteran driver Kenny Wallace makes his final start here Saturday in the NASCAR Xfinity Seri ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Playing softball for strong cause

    The 12th annual Uri Sellers Memorial Softball tournament had a good turnout Saturday during Prairie Days. The tournament raised funds for the Uri Sell ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Goodell upholds Brady’s four-game suspension

    NEW YORK (AP) — The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of “Deflateg ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:17 am
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