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  • Harris, Kemp capture third, fourth at Drake Relays

    DES MOINES — Proving once again they are two of the top competitors in Iowa high school boys’ high hurdles, Deonne Harris and Bryce Kemp had a great d ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Thoughts on 2015 Drake Relays, Iowa Speedway, Royals and Dad

    “Competing at Drake…” “Qualifying for Drake…” “Being here at Drake…”That’s all athlete speak for Dra ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Coach calls Hawks in at BGM track meet

    BROOKLYN — Following just more than an hour of competition, Lynnville-Sully girls’ track head coach Darin Arkema made the call Friday night. Inclement ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • CMB’s track meet at Eldora postponed

    The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter track teams were scheduled to take part in an invitational at South Hardin on Friday, but the meet was postponed due to rai ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Marshalltown, Knoxville races get rained out

    Due to heavy rains in the area, races at Knoxville and Marshalltown were both canceled this weekend.
    April 27, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • Newgarden claims first IndyCar win close to home

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Josef Newgarden’s wait is over. To his relief, so is the race.The 24-year-ol ...
    April 27, 2015 - 11:21 am
  • Kurt Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kurt Busch has spent time this year in a Delaware courtroom, then on NASCAR’s sidelines as he served a three-race suspension for ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Newton Trap Team takes on skeet, sporting clays events

    Bryce Romick is breaking out to be Newton Trap Team’s top competitor in 2015. He recorded top scores for skeet and sporting clays in in two of three c ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:18 pm
  • Royals’ outfielder Lorenzo Cain thinks bad blood with White Sox is over

    CHICAGO (AP) — KansasCity outfielder Lorenzo Cain is ready to move on after the Royals brawled with the Chicago White Sox in the series opener on Thur ...
    April 27, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • CMB holds off West Marshall on Senior Night

    BAXTER — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter and West Marshall have gone back-and-forth this year in girls’ track and field competition.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Kalkhoff, Girard in Drake Relays’ rings

    DES MOINES — Drenched in bright sunlight, Sarah Kalkhoff and Patrick Girard each stepped in the throwing ring, went to the top of the ring, paused, to ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:05 pm
  • Hawkeye coordinators look for improvement

    DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa coordinators Greg Davis and Phil Parker have pretty much the same problem.The ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • PCM girls track records another top-three finish

    TAMA — Three gold medals, four silver medals and four bronze medals helped the Prairie City-Monroe girls’ track team record another top-three finish a ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Mustangs’ Maher sets another school record, team improves

    OSKALOOSA — Prairie City-Monroe sophomore Breanna Maher set another school record and the entire PCM girls’ golf team was 84 shots better than it was ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • C-M’s Lietz takes over district lead in 400

    MARTENSDALE — Jacob Lietz is hitting his stride at the right time of the year.Running more than a fu ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:08 pm
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