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  • Newton wins late in thriller at Indianola; Area Prep Football Roundup

    Newton wins a wild one to end its season. Lynnville-Sully goes undefeated in regular-season play for the first time since 1999. Baxter rolled up a big ...
    Oct. 21, 2017 - 2:41 am
  • Friday Night Prep Football Scores

    Iowa High School FootballWeek 9 Friday ScoresArea ScoresNewton 45, Indianola 44Lynnville-Sully 40, M ...
    Oct. 21, 2017 - 12:13 am
  • Learning from tough season

    A tough season wrapped up Wednesday night for Newton High’s volleyball team. The Cardinals, led by a group of nine seniors battled through 29 matches, ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Newton runners end season at 4A state qualifier

    MARSHALLTOWN — Something funny happened on the way to the finish line. Newton High senior Dylan Main had running shoes on his feet at the starting lin ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Mustang girls make history with first state berth

    PELLA — Prairie City-Monroe junior Kirstin Ives knew the Mustangs had what it took to earn the school’s first-ever state cross country team berth. But ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Baxter harriers punch tickets to state meet

    MOUNT AYR — The return of junior Lauren Ratliff last week was huge for the Baxter girls’ cross country team.
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 11:05 am
  • Iowa enters crucial closing stretch at 4-2

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa made it to the middle of October at 4-2, right about where most pundits had pegged the Hawkeyes to be halfway through the season ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • C-M’s McConeghey makes statement with runner-up finish

    OTTUMWA — Colfax-Mingo sophomore Abbey McConeghey won’t crack the Class 1A rankings this season.That ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Dale Junior expecting a baby girl

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR’s most popular driver announced Monday his wife is expecting the couple’s first child.
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Hawks’ Shaver qualifies for 1A state cross country meet

    OTTUMWA — Mary Kate Shaver has put her stamp on her only cross country season for Lynnville-Sully. Shaver, a senior, captured a berth in the 2017 Iowa ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • No repeat for the Cubs; Dodgers win NLCS

    CHICAGO (AP) — When it was over, when Los Angeles had finally secured another trip to the World Series and Enrique Hernandez’s three big swings had be ...
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:19 am
  • Mustang boys cap year with 11th-place finish

    PELLA — The Prairie City-Monroe boys’ cross country team has a lot of characteristics of the girls’ squad from three years ago.
    Oct. 20, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Colfax-Mingo ends season against defending champs

    Colfax-Mingo football coach Jeff Lietz understands the type of team his Tigerhawk squad will face Friday in the season finale.
    Oct. 19, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Cardinals face Indians in season’s final game

    Nothing changes for Newton High’s Cardinals as they prepare for the 2017 season finale. They work on doing what they do best — running the football on ...
    Oct. 19, 2017 - 11:42 am
  • Newton volleyball loses in 4A regional

    CARLISLE — There were flashes of it all season. Newton High’s Cardinals showed flashes of it — stellar play on the volleyball court — at times in Wedn ...
    Oct. 19, 2017 - 12:07 pm