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  • Twice Is Nice

    DES MOINES — Top competitors come through under pressure. Sarah Kalkhoff proved one more time Thursday she is a top competitor in the Iowa Class 4A di ...
    May 22, 2015 - 10:51 am
  • CMB’s Kemp takes fourth in long jump

    DES MOINES — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter senior Bryce Kemp has tried his best to balance the rigors of trying to put on pounds for his Division I football ...
    May 22, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • PCM’s Peter saves her best for last, finishes 11th in 3,000

    DES MOINES — Running in her fourth state meet, Prairie City-Monroe senior Rachel Peter began her final trips around the blue oval with one of her best ...
    May 22, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • NHS girls fall in tennis regional

    MARSHALLTOWN — Newton High senior McKenna Heisdorffer and sophomore Megan Pressgrove used the No. 3 seed into a run to the semifinals of Thursday’s Cl ...
    May 22, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Ehresman qualifies for 1A 100 final

    DES MOINES — Lynnville-Sully junior Sage Ehresman sped down the track in order to get to the throwing ring on time Thursday in the opening day of the ...
    May 22, 2015 - 10:34 am
  • C-M's Abell punches ticket to state meet

    OSKALOOSA — One of the most consistent golfers in the entire state punched his ticket to the Class 1A Boys State Golf Tournament on Thursday.
    May 22, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • PCM softball primed to go one step further

    The Prairie City-Monroe softball team was one game away from advancing to the state softball tournament last year.
    May 22, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Working the state track meet, NASCAR honors the fallen on Memorial Day Weekend

    Coming off a pretty good sports weekend, I went running head long into another busy weekend for the Newton Daily News’ sports staff. 
    May 22, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Team quickness, veterans and new coach stoke fire for Cardinal baseball in 2015

    Being aggressive in the batter’s box, on the base paths, on the mound and with defense — that’s the plan for Newton High’s Cardinal baseball team in 2 ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • New coach guides young Cardinal softball team into 2015 summer season

    Newton High’s Cardinal softball team is going to be ruled by youth in 2015. With four returning starters from last year’s squad, the Cardinals fold in ...
    May 21, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • CMB softball hopes returners take program to next level

    The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter softball team made great strides at the end of last season.The Raiders wo ...
    May 21, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Iowa State fans nervous about losing Hoiberg

    HUMBOLDT (AP) — Iowa State’s Fred Hoiberg is more than just a successful coach in the eyes of Cyclones fans.
    May 21, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Stover’s arm, Balke’s experience key for Raider baseball

    The Heart of Iowa Conference featured two schools that advanced to the state baseball tournament in 2015. And one was the Class 2A state champion.
    May 21, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Top-ranked Warriors too much to handle for Cards

    Top-ranked Norwalk’s Warriors shut out host Newton High’s Cardinals, 6-0, Tuesday at H.A. Lynn Stadium. It was the first time this soccer season the C ...
    May 20, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Newton girls close regular season with a win

    Newton High’s girls wrapped up the regular season on the tennis courts Tuesday at home against North Polk. The Cardinals dominated winning the dual 8- ...
    May 20, 2015 - 12:06 pm
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