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  • Newton wins Cardinal Invitational

    A scoring snafu was untangled following Saturday’s 2014 Newton High Cardinal Invitational swim meet. Instead of finishing second, the Cardinals won th ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Long ball dooms CMB boys

    ALLEMAN — The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter boys’ basketball team made more shots from the floor and from the foul line than North Polk on Tuesday night.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Lynnville-Sully junior varsity teams record victories

    SULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s junior varsity basketball teams recorded wins of Tri-County Monday. On Tuesday, the Lynnville-Sully girls’ junior varsity ex ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Lynnville-Sully boys hold off BGM; girls thump the Bears

    SULLY — In the middle quarters — second and third — Lynnville-Sully’s boys edged out to a lead over visiting BGM Tuesday. The Hawks were able to hold ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Junior High Hoops

    Newton eighth-grader Matt Moran (33) shoots over an Oskloosa defender during the A-team game Monday at Newton’s Berg Middle School.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Mustangs drop second straight, fall to Eagles

    PELLA — Down four at halftime, the Prairie City-Monroe boys’ basketball team was in pretty good shape on the road against undefeated Pella Christian o ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Pella Christian girls end PCM's win streak

    PELLA — The Prairie City-Monroe girls’ basketball team’s three-game winning streak was snapped by Pella Christian on Monday.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Bama, FSU, OSU, Oregon star in powerful playoff

    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — The first College Football Playoff expanded the national championship race, made the regular season even more intriguing and p ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Tennessee, Iowa to meet in TaxSlayer Bowl

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tennessee and Iowa will meet Jan. 2 in the TaxSlayer Bowl in a matchup of Southeastern Conference and Big Ten foes.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Lacy, Packers hold off Falcons rally for 43-37 win

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Another big first half helped the Green Bay Packers withstand a furious rally by the desperate Atlanta Falcons.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Playoff committee got it right …

    The new college football playoff scenario was supposed to eliminate the controversy. It was supposed to solve the past issues of quality teams getting ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Nickell, Zylstra place second at TCM Invitational for Hawks

    MONTEZUMA — Cole Nickell and Noah Zylstra were the two Lynnville-Sully wrestlers to reach championship matches at Saturday’s TCM Wrestling Invitationa ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Cardinal girls deck Eagles

    Playing with a lead on the basketball court is not something Newton High’s Cardinal girls have done much of in recent history. Cardinal head coach Bra ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Second quarter dooms CMB girls in loss to Greene County

    BAXTER — Greene County’s girls’ basketball team turned a narrow game into a rout after a 21-5 advantage in the second quarter against Collins-Maxwell/ ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Two Newton wrestlers place second at Cardinal Classic

    Hunter Versteegh and Dakota Dawson stayed on track through the day to contend for individual championships at Saturday’s 2014 Newton High Cardinal Cla ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 11:45 am
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