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  • Tigerhawk boys move up in district standings

    DES MOINES — Competing against schools much larger, the Colfax-Mingo boys track and field team was more concerned about running personal-best times an ...
    April 17, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Mustangs win six events, take second at Guthrie Center

    GUTHRIE CENTER — A sickness earlier this year put a brief damper on Prairie City-Monroe sophomore Jayci Vos’ chances at qualifying for the Drake Relay ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Early hole dooms PCM boys at home

    MONROE — The Prairie City-Monroe boys’ soccer team couldn’t recover from an early hole Thursday night.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Lynnville-Sully teams compete well at home meet

    SULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawk track teams had strong showings in front of the home crowd Thursday in the Lynnville-Sully Coed Invitational. It was th ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Newton junior varsity girls’ golf team wins

    JOHNSTON — Newton High’s junior varsity girls’ golf team defeated host Johnston by 10 strokes on the Par-3 course at Jester Park Thursday.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Newton defeats Pella Christian in close LHC girls’ tennis dual

    PELLA — Newton High’s Katherine Thorpe and Elizabeth Myers were locked in an intense doubles match against Pella Christian’s Sophie Vander Molen and M ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Being selfish in sports is what I want, but know it is not what’s good

    Family and sports have been connected for me most of my life. Wrestling was the main sport in the Sheets family and our extended family.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Raider soccer loses 3-0

    Tabitha Halferty (13) kicks the ball downfield for the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter girls’ soccer team against North Polk on Tuesday. The Raiders trailed Ba ...
    April 17, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Vanderlaan, Brisel come together on the diamond

    The Newton YMCA has always been a big part of the youth sports scene in the community.But Tom Vander ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • PCM now in search of girls basketball coach

    Prairie City-Monroe High School will have a new high school girls’ basketball coach next season.Bret ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Ex-NFL star Hernandez convicted of murder

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesd ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • NHS girls play doubles in JV action

    MARSHALLTOWN — Newton High’s girls played doubles matches in junior varsity action Monday at Marshalltown and not singles as reported on Tuesday.
    April 16, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Ventling’s hat trick boosts Cardinals past Panthers

    KNOXVILLE — Josh Ventling recorded his second career hat trick for Newton High’s Cardinals Tuesday in a 3-1 win over host Knoxville.
    April 16, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • NHL playoffs get underway

    WASHINGTON — Brock Nelson scored twice, Josh Bailey and Ryan Strome added goals, Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves, and the New York Islanders beat the Was ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Cardinal Lanes Bowling

    April 19Sunday Nite MixedPick Up Artists 4, BMF’s 0Pick Up Artists — 2,528: Tammy Decook 410, Jeremy ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:23 pm
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