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  • LHC 7th-grade champions

    Newton’s Berg Middle School seventh-grade boys’ basketball team finished an undefeated season with a 51-40 win over Indianola on Tuesday at Indianola. ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Legacies to be honored at Newton

    Legacy — historical significant achievements; something passed on from the past.Newton High School h ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • NHS freshman basketball teams lose to Pella

    Newton High’s freshman basketball teams and the boys’ junior varsity team were at home Thursday against Pella.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Martinez agrees to $51M, 5-year deal with St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — In the final days of negotiations, the biggest thing standing in the way of the St. Louis Cardinals signing pitcher Carlos Marti ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Lynnville-Sully boys thump Iowa Valley

    SULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s boys clinched at least a share of the 2017 South Iowa Cedar League championship at home Tuesday. The Class 1A sixth-ranked H ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • PCM’s Ellens to continue running career at Dordt

    MONROE — Prairie City-Monroe senior Chris Ellens was a late bloomer athletically.He wasn’t really in ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Royals announce deal with Brandon Moss

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The most fun Brandon Moss has ever had playing baseball came in Kauffman Stadium.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Wichita State beats Drake to earn 20th win

    DES MOINES (AP) — Landry Shamet and Conner Frankamp combined to score 33 points and Wichita State earned a 20th win for the eighth straight season as ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • PCM’s Waddell signs with Simpson College softball

    MONROE — Prairie City-Monroe senior Abby Waddell made one of the toughest decisions of her life so far recently when she decided to extend her athleti ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • CMB’s McWhirter signs with Wartburg football

    BAXTER — One might be hard pressed to find another high school athlete in Iowa that has had a tougher last few years than Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s Hun ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:56 am
  • Column: Signing day is important, not everything

    Wednesday was National Signing Day for collegiate football programs around the country. Fans from everywhere are glued to social media or to the inter ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:38 am
  • Rosenquist signs with D II Truman State

    Disruptive is good as a defensive player on the football team. Newton High senior Reese Rosenquist has played to his reputation — on the field — as a ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:37 am
  • Manning to play football at Ellsworth

    Playing football beyond high school has been the plan for Newton High senior Caden Manning. He decided where he will be doing that next year.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • PCM trio makes it official on National Signing Day

    MONROE — The Prairie City-Monroe football team won its first district title and playoff game in five seasons in 2016. While talent still exists in the ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:50 am
  • Top D (Patriots) usually beats top O (Falcons) in Super Bowl

    Joe Theismann knows how it feels to bring the NFL’s most prolific offense into the Super Bowl and leave with a loss.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 10:44 am