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  • Hill’s 21, Lucas block help Illini hold off Iowa

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — John Groce spent the off-week with his team focused on toughness and togetherness. It’s already paying off.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Missouri State edges Drake

    DES MOINES (AP) — Alize Johnson scored 23 points and grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds to lead Missouri State over Drake 76-73 on Saturday night to sn ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Roland earns second consecutive medal, finishes fifth at 160 pounds

    DES MOINES — With his championship goal already out the window on Day 1, Prairie City-Monroe sophomore Lucas Roland had no choice but to rally and cli ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:44 am
  • Miller reaches title match, falls to No. 1 Leisure

    DES MOINES — Prairie City-Monroe’s Xavier Miller made his goal very clear before the start of the Iowa High School State Wrestling Championships.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Colfax-Mingo's Colville sings anthem at state wrestling tournament

    Colfax-Mingo senior Willa Colville sang the national anthem before the final session at the Iowa High School State Wrestling Championships at Wells Fa ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:08 am
  • Column: Finger pointing can be a good thing

    There was a lot of finger pointing going on by Newton High’s girls in Wednesday’s Class 4A Region 3 quarterfinal game. It was all good.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • Cardinals claim season-finale win

    ADEL — Nailing down a 76-50 victory on the road in their final regular-season game, Newton High’s Cardinal boys recorded the best record in school’s h ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Podium goals still alive for PCM trio

    DES MOINES — Prairie City-Monroe’s wrestling team brought three Mustangs to the Iowa High School State Wrestling Championships.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Linahon gathers experience in short stay at 3A state meet

    DES MOINES — It was short, but an invaluable experience for Newton High freshman Gage Linahon. Linah ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Hawks, Tigerhawks notch 1A district wins

    SULLY — Fifth-ranked Lynnville-Sully’s boys hosted a Class 1A District 11 quarterfinal doubleheader Thursday featuring four South Iowa Cedar League te ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • East Marshall eliminates PCM on last-second shot

    DES MOINES — The Prairie City-Monroe boys basketball team held East Marshall to 16 points under its season average Thursday night during a Class 2A Di ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • NASCAR hopes for boost after big swings at spicing it up

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR has a new sponsor, a new format and welcomes back its most popular driver, all providing optimism for a series eager ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Jets’ Revis charged following fight in Pittsburgh

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis was charged with four first-degree felonies and one misdemeanor after allegedly being involv ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Spring is in the air

    Four words always lets me know that spring is close — “Pitchers and Catchers Report.”It seems like t ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:02 am
  • Cardinals push past Trojans in 4A playoffs

    Playing with a lead has been a learning experience for Newton High’s Cardinal girls this season. They had the lead in a couple of contests, couldn’t h ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:22 am