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  • Ohio State upsets No. 18 Wisconsin at home

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Playing for little more than pride in front of a home crowd and a national TV audience, Ohio State put together its most complet ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Cyclone DB suspended following domestic assault arrest

    AMES (AP) — Iowa State defensive back Mike Johnson has been suspended from the team following his arrest on a domestic assault charge involving his li ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • New ISU coach Kevin Dresser saw chance to “come home.”

    DES MOINES (AP) — New Iowa State wrestling coach Kevin Dresser saw the opportunity to leave a secure gig at Virginia Tech to lead the scuffling Cyclon ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Former Ames standout McDermott traded to OKC

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Thunder got some help for Russell Westbrook by acquiring forwards Taj Gibson and Doug McDermott from Chicago ju ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Cubs’ Schwarber not ready to let go of catching dream

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Kyle Schwarber made it known early in camp he was 100 percent healthy and wanted to return to catching, even in a limited role.
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Column: Media changes not that bad after all

    Changes announced by the Iowa High School Athletic Association in regards to the media at the state wrestling tournament drew a lot of attention aroun ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Mustang girls welcoming underdog role

    MONROE — Prairie City-Monroe senior Rachel Stafford recalls something her AAU basketball coach said when she and her teammates were in the third grade ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Butler stuns Villanova

    VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — Butler coach Chris Holtmann told his players to expect to be punched in the mouth playing on the road against one of the best te ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:37 am
  • Optimism in high gear at Daytona for NASCAR’s top teams

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Optimism abounds after the opening weekend at Daytona International Speedway, especially for NASCAR’s top teams.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 9:37 am
  • PCM’s Clark signs with Grand View track team

    MONROE — Choosing which college to attend is a tough choice for any high school athlete who wants to extend his or her athletic career.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • No. 5 L-S advances to district final

    MONTEZUMA — There are no secrets between teams who have played each other twice during the regular season.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:39 am
  • Hawks hand Hoosiers crushing overtime loss

    IOWA CITY (AP) — In one of Iowa’s most hectic games of the year, senior Peter Jok’s calmness at the stripe proved to be the difference.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Ford looking for titles with upgraded NASCAR lineup

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Ford’s courtship of Stewart-Haas Racing was nothing short of clandestine.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Sixth-ranked Mohawks end 15th-ranked Hawks’ playoff run

    WILTON — Despite not having a strong offensive performance in the first half, the 15th-ranked Lynnville-Sully Hawks were in Monday’s Class 1A Region 5 ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Cardinals dunk J-Hawks to advance in 4A playoffs

    Morgan Maher boosted Newton High’s Cardinals early — scoring nine points in the first quarter — in Monday’s Class 4A Substate 7 quarterfinal game. The ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 9:57 am