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  • CMB football looks for encore after historic year

    BAXTER — The 2014 football season for the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter Raiders was the best year in program history.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:42 pm
  • Karr continues to build PCM cross country program into winner

    MONROE — It had been about 15 years since the Prairie City-Monroe girls’ cross country team had a state qualifier when Eric Karr was in his second sea ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • Raider runners have expectations of another state appearance

    BAXTER — The depth of the girls’ cross country team at Collins-Maxwell/Baxter has ninth-year-coach Jerry Meinerts excited to begin a new season.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • CMB netters ready to take big step forward

    MAXWELL — There is a quiet confidence in Collins-Maxwell/Baxter volleyball coach Scott Ranck’s voice this preseason.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • Loaded Tigerhawks will lean on large senior class

    The last time there was this much excitement about a Colfax-Mingo football team was probably the last time the Tigerhawks hosted a home playoff game.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • Tigerhawks regroup after roster hit by graduation

    COLFAX — As a sophomore, Dakota Hostetter was the youngest runner on a senior-dominated state meet qualifying cross country team.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:46 pm
  • Tigerhawks welcome new challenges in South Iowa Cedar League

    COLFAX — When Colfax-Mingo’s volleyball team went to the Central College team camp, head coach Michelle Grant got a good look at what things may look ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Veteran players fuel resurgence in Hawk football

    A strong finish to the 2014 season had Lynnville-Sully High’s Hawks on the verge of qualifying for the Class A playoffs again. They did their part in ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:48 pm
  • Hawk volleyball undergoes rebuild for 2015 and beyond

    Lynnville-Sully High’s volleyball team is rebuilding after losing several key players to graduation. That doesn’t mean the Hawks will not be competiti ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • Bowyer holds head high to cling to final Chase berth

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — All of the crew members who work on Clint Bowyer’s team know they’ll be out of a job in 12 more races. Like everyone else at Mic ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Little Leaguers recognized at welcome-home party

    When the Central Iowa Little League all-star softball team returned home from a brilliant performance at the Little League Softball World Series, plen ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • IndyCar’s Justin Wilson dies of head injury

    IndyCar driver Justin Wilson has died from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Jamaica’s Fraser-Pryce claims women’s 100 title at worlds

    BEIJING (AP) — Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce made it another Jamaican night at the Bird’s Nest, sprinting to the 100-meter gold at the world championships f ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Bryant hits walk-off HR in win over Indians

    CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s Jon Lester and Cleveland’s Corey Kluber locked up in a terrific pitchers’ duel.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Bolt beats Gatlin for gold in 100 at worlds

    BEIJING (AP) — A heart-stopper. A lean at the line. A next-to-nothing margin over a more-than-game challenger.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 11:37 am
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