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  • Football is right around the corner

    Believe it or not, football season is right around the corner.The softball playoffs have begun and h ...
    July 7, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Barnhart’s HR lifts Reds over struggling Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) — The bullpen flopped, the offense disappeared late and the Chicago Cubs again couldn’t escape their worst funk this season.
    July 7, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Federer erases two-set hole, three match points at Wimbledon

    LONDON (AP) — The match, and Roger Federer’s bid for a record eighth Wimbledon championship, essentially should have been over after a little more tha ...
    July 7, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Coming home: Wade leaving Heat for Bulls

    MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade is going home, making what he called “an extremely emotional and tough decision” on Wednesday night to leave the Miami Heat a ...
    July 7, 2016 - 10:29 am
  • Scarlets beat Cardinals, 4-1

    Newton High’s only run came on a solo home run by senior Duncan Lee in the bottom of the sixth inning Tuesday. The Cardinal baseball team dropped a 4- ...
    July 6, 2016 - 12:33 pm
  • Newton Cobras take third in state

    The Newton Cobras’ 12U Traveling Baseball Team went 5-1 in the USSSA State Tournament over the weekend, placing third out of 54 teams. Members of the ...
    July 6, 2016 - 12:35 pm
  • IndyCar, Iowa Corn and Iowa Speedway celebrating 10 years

    Partnerships and branding are essentials in the motorsports world.Iowa Speedway President Jimmy Smal ...
    July 6, 2016 - 12:36 pm
  • Lynnville-Sully uses Hawk softball to advance in 1A regional

    SULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s softball team is in familiar territory — the Class 1A playoffs — but it’s different. In the past the Hawks have flown into r ...
    July 6, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Russell throws no-hitter, homers in Tigerhawk win

    COLFAX — Amy Russell liked being a relief pitcher midway through the season for the Colfax-Mingo softball team.
    July 6, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Five Cubs elected to start in All-Star game

    NEW YORK (AP) — After topping the major leagues during the first half of the season as they seek their first title in more than a century, the Chicago ...
    July 6, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Maddon tossed in Reds’ win over Cubs

    CHICAGO (AP) — Joe Maddon could make light of his latest ejection, saying he got in a workout and snacked on some buttered raisin bread after he got t ...
    July 6, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • PCM falls to 3A No. 5 Pella

    PELLA — The Prairie City-Monroe baseball team couldn’t keep up with the state-ranked Pella Dutch on Tuesday night.
    July 6, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • Early lead holds for Colfax-Mingo baseball

    WEST DES MOINES — Colfax-Mingo freshman Zarek Hill helped himself at the plate when he singled, stole second, took third on flyout and scored on a pas ...
    July 6, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Venus Rising: Williams back in Grand Slam semi six years later, joins Serena

    LONDON (AP) — In some ways, making it to a Grand Slam semifinal is rather been-there, done-that for Venus Williams.
    July 6, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Former Hawkeye Calloway dies after being hit by train

    IOWA CITY — Former University of Iowa offensive lineman Kyle Calloway was struck and killed by a train near Tucson, Ariz., on Saturday. He was 29. Fun ...
    July 6, 2016 - 12:01 pm