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  • PGA victory puts McIlroy in exclusive club

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bobby Jones. Jack Nicklaus. Tiger Woods.And, now, Rory McIlroy.He certainly d ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • Allmendinger wins at Watkins Glen

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — AJ Allmendinger’s journey is almost complete.With a new contract, sponsor ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • CMB receiver gives verbal to D-I school

    BAXTER — Bryce Kemp described his verbal commitment to play NCAA Division I football as “a weight lifted off my shoudlers.”
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Rowen ready to guide Cardinal volleyball program

    Volleyball is a passion for Laura Rowen. She readily admits that fact.“I’m very passionate about the ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Stewart pulls out of NASCAR race after sprint car accident

    WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen Sunday, 12 hours after the three-time champion struck and killed ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • 2014 Academic All-Stater

    Jocelyn Sheets/Daily NewsMadison Bagnall, 2014 Newton High School graduate, was named to the 2014 Io ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Schatz nearly perfect in eighth Knoxville Nationals title win

    KNOXVILLE — For the eighth time, Donny Schatz leaves the Knoxville Raceway with the title of champion. Schatz captured Saturday’s $150,000 win in the ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • BDS Motorsports team winning, promoting Newton

    Bryan Sundby knows sprint cars inside and out. For more than 20 years, Sundby has been in sprint car racing working as a mechanic for drivers like Sam ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • The Pressbox

    I rebooted the first week of July with a much-need vacation. July 1 was my year anniversary as sports editor of the Newton Daily News.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Rain claims FVP Knoxville Nationals opener

    KNOXVILLE — Unrelenting rainfall at the Knoxville Raceway, forced the postponement of the opening of the 54th FVP Knoxville Nationals presented by Cas ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Royals beat Diamondbacks

    PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Moustakas accounted for all of KansasCity’s runs with a long ball, a liner and a bit of hustle after a diving stop by Arizona seco ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Red Sox edge Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Xander Bogaerts drove in both runs, including a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, as the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Dalton, Smith in spotlight as Bengals visit Chiefs

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — As Alex Smith was walking off the practice field, a member of the Chiefs communications staff intercepted him, the two of them ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • No-hit performances and solid offensive seasons landed multiple area baseball players on this season’s Heart of Iowa all-conference teams.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Des Moines to bid for NCAA men's tournament

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines is pushing hard for a shot at hosting the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:18 am
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