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  • PCM downs Pleasantville in scrimmage

    Prairie City-Monroe sophomore Preston Van Wyk, left, tackles a Pleasantville ball carrier with the help of teammate Olin Meinders, right, during the M ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • US romps to Olympic men’s basketball gold, beats Serbia

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team won its third straight gold medal and did it easily, beating Serbia 96-66 on Sunday.
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • US women look to keep Olympic basketball dominance going

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — No one has been able to beat the U.S. women’s basketball team at the Olympics for 20 years. With a wealth of talent returning an ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Notre Dame kicks Redfield off football team

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame kicked starting safety Max Redfield off the team Sunday, suspended reserve cornerback Devin Butler indefinitely aft ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Austin Dillon wins wild Xfinity race at Bristol

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Dillon figured fourth place was about all he could get Friday night until the old Brad Keselowski-Kyle Busch rivalry rear ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Harvick wins rain-delayed Sprint Cup race at Bristol

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Harvick wasn’t worried about his poor qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. In fact, starting 24th gave Harvick exactly wh ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • Team USA takes Rio Olympics medal race with ease

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Team made itself right at home in Rio.The British, they had a ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 10:40 am
  • US’s Clement wins gold in men’s 400 hurdles

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Kerron Clement picked up on Thursday where the United States left off on the sultry evening before — hauling in more gold.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Brazilian police say Lochte, US swimmers were not robbed

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police said Thursday that swimmer Ryan Lochte and three U.S. teammates were not robbed after a night of partying, and ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Newton native won gold in 1920 Olympics

    Did you know a Newton native competed and medaled in an Olympics?I did. The Newton Daily News asked ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:31 am
  • Big 12 emails Houston about expansion procedure

    An email Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby sent late last month to the president of the University of Houston says the conference has “finalized our pro ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Kennedy passes Byron to win NASCAR Truck race at Bristol

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Ben Kennedy moved past NASCAR Truck season leader William Byron with 19 laps to go and held at Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesd ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Olympics have my full attention

    The older I get, the more interest I have in the Olympics. Full disclosure — I don’t get into the Winter Olympics near as much as the Summer version.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:44 am
  • Hopkins catches on with Ultimate Frisbee college club teams home and aboard

    Peder Hopkins was a traditional sports athlete through his high school years at Newton. Hopkins went a different route when he went to college after g ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:03 am
  • Matt Campbell invigorates struggling Cyclones

    AMES (AP) — Rookie Iowa State coach Matt Campbell has already invigorated a program starved for signs of hope.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:33 am