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  • Column: Celebrating one of my heroes

    Many families have a sports-filled life as children grow up. My family was like most families in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s — all of us kids graduated ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • NHS girls’ tennis beats Norwalk

    NORWALK — Six of 11 tennis matches between Newton High’s Cardinal girls and Norwalk’s Warriors went to third-set tiebreakers on Thursday. The Cardinal ...
    April 21, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Cardinal Invitational draws large numbers

    Newton High’s Cardinal Invitational is billed as a last-chance meet for track athletes to hit qualifying times and marks for the upcoming Drake Relays ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Ver Steeg, Hemann record match wins for Cardinal boys

    Coming from one set down, Newton High senior Nick Ver Steeg claimed one of two tennis victories for the Cardinal boys Thursday at home. The Cardinals ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Cardinals win on golden goal

    MARSHALLTOWN — Seven games into the soccer season, Newton High’s Cardinal boys had a statement win, but really needed an identity win. At least, Cardi ...
    April 21, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • Early goal propels CMB girls over rival PCM

    MONROE — The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter girls’ soccer program scored a total of 16 goals in the last three seasons. That production netted just two wins i ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • PCM boys avenge soccer loss to Chariton

    CHARITON — The Prairie City-Monroe boys’ soccer team avenged a loss earlier this season to Chariton Chargers on Thursday.
    April 21, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • In final hours, Hernandez thought of family, not football

    BOSTON (AP) — Family, not football, dominated Aaron Hernandez’s final hours as a lifer in prison.As ...
    April 21, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Mustang girls golfers defeated for first time

    OSKALOOSA — For the first time this season, the Prairie City-Monroe girls’ golf team was defeated. There were still plenty of successes Thursday at Ed ...
    April 21, 2017 - 9:45 am
  • CMB boys shut out by ranked Eagles

    MAXWELL — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s boys’ soccer team dropped its second straight game Thursday during an 8-0 loss to Class 1A No. 13 Pella Christian.
    April 21, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • PCM girls finish second at South Tama County

    TAMA — The Prairie City-Monroe girls’ track and field team set two meet records, won five events and claimed six runner-up finishes during a second-pl ...
    April 21, 2017 - 10:42 am
  • Van Dyke leads Tigerhawk boys to sixth at Martensdale

    MARTENSDALE — Junior Reegan Van Dyke won the high jump, recorded a career-best leap in the long jump and then anchored the 4x200-meter relay to a bron ...
    April 21, 2017 - 9:45 am
  • CMB girls down Tigerhawks at home

    COLO — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter junior Abbie Ericson and Colfax-Mingo sophomore Delaney Underwood needed a tiebreaker to decide medalist honors at a non ...
    April 21, 2017 - 9:45 am
  • Ex-Iowa official says she took “don’t ask, don’t tell” stand

    DES MOINES (AP) — The former top female athletic administrator at the University of Iowa testified Thursday that she functioned with a “don’t ask, don ...
    April 21, 2017 - 9:45 am
  • Cy-Hawk football game alive for now

    Colin Cowherd is at it again. I don’t watch his television show on FS1, and his radio show is no longer available in the Des Moines area market
    April 20, 2017 - 10:15 am