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  • Veterans leading young Cardinal bowling teams

    Bowling at home is a big advantage for high school teams. Newton High’s Cardinals faced not having a true home bowling alley with the closure of Cardi ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Cardinals ready to rock the mat in 2015-16

    Don’t tell Newton High Cardinal wrestlers this is not going to be their year on the mat. They are having none of that, especially five returning senio ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Webb sets two more school records in Cardinal swimmers’ loss to Indians

    Isaak Webb sets individual goals every time he jumps into a pool. Those goals don’t always add up to setting a new school record, but on Tuesday that ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:22 am
  • 2-for-2: Cardinal girls deck Perry

    Just when Perry’s Jayettes thought they were within reach of pulling a road win out, Newton High senior guard Taylor Moon toed the 3-point line and ne ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Lynnville-Sully’s Lanser earns all-district honors

    Lynnville-Sully junior Brenna Lanser was named to the 2015 Class 1A South Central All-District volleyball team. The Iowa Girls Coaches Association ann ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Turkey, football and blessings for Thanksgiving

    Friday’s Newton Daily News’ Sports pages are dedicated to previews of the area high school winter sports teams, so, I decided I’d send a few thoughts ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • Thirteen area gridders named to INA all-state teams

    DES MOINES — The Colfax-Mingo football team is known for having one of the most prolific passing attacks in the entire state of Iowa.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • PCM girls improve to 2-0 with win over Rams

    JEFFERSON — Good ball movement and unselfishness at the offensive end of the floor is leading to open shots for the Prairie City-Monroe girls’ basketb ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Raider girls struggle to score in loss to rival Gilbert

    GILBERT — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s girls basketball team made just 8-of-32 from the floor and 6-of-17 from the foul line Tuesday night during a 59-24 ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Iowa-Nebraska rivalry off to heated start in the Big Ten

    IOWA CITY (AP) — From the moment Nebraska joined the Big Ten, the league tried to make Iowa its biggest rival.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:26 am
  • Oklahoma up to third, Iowa fourth in playoff rankings

    Oklahoma moved into third and Iowa was fourth in the new College Football Playoff rankings as Notre Dame slipped to No. 6.
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 10:27 am
  • Newton’s Henning to wrestle for Buena Vista

    Jordan Henning found his sport — wrestling — 14 years ago. The Newton High senior will continue competing on the mat after high school.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Positives taken from Tigerhawks’ season-opening loss

    COLFAX — Colfax-Mingo’s girls’ basketball team lost all 22 games it played last year. The Tigerhawks averaged around 22 points per game.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Nice guy Rhoads simply needed more victories

    The firing of Paul Rhoads as Iowa State’s football coach was inevitable.He was a great guy and someo ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:06 am
  • Lynnville-Sully girls claim SICL victory in opener

    VICTOR — Lynnville-Sully’s girls controlled their season-opening basketball game Monday with their defense. The Hawks powered past HLV’s Warriors, 58- ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 11:06 am