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  • Huskies, Irish, Terps, Gamecocks earn NCAA women’s tournament No.1 seeds

    Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are ready to begin their quest for a third straight national championship.
    March 17, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • UNI women host Missouri WNIT opener Thursday

    CEDAR FALLS — The University of Northern Iowa women’s basketball team was selected to play in the 2015 Women’s National Invitational Tournament and wi ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • CMB boys off to another strong start

    PELLA — The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter boys’ track and field team went undefeated during the regular season a year ago and then claimed conference and dis ...
    March 16, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • CMB, PCM earn three medals at Central

    PELLA — With so many athletes missing in action, it was tough for area girls’ track and field coaches to get a good gauge of their respective squads F ...
    March 16, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Daily News’ hoops challenge contest is up and running

    NCAA Selection Sunday is done with 68 teams. The NCAA men’s basketball tournament bracket is completed with 68 teams and appears on page 3B in Monday’ ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Cyclones draw No. 3 seed, open with UAB

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Iowa State has earned the No. 3 seed in the South Region.The two-time Big 12 ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Lynnville-Sully’s Jake Brand receives SICL Golden Award

    South Iowa Cedar League coaches named Lynnville-Sully’s Jake Brand the conference’s 2015 Golden Award recipient.
    March 16, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • No. 7 seed Iowa faces Davidson in opener

    SEATTLE (AP) — Iowa has earned the No. 7 seed in the NCAA South Region and will open play against No. 10 seed Davidson.
    March 16, 2015 - 11:08 am
  • Panthers will meet Wyoming as 5 seed

    SEATTLE (AP) — Northern Iowa capped one of its best seasons by getting a No. 5 seed in the East Regional and an opening game against Wyoming in the NC ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • March Madness is here

    The Newton Daily News has partnered with Montana Mike’s in Newton to hold the Montana Mike’s Bracket Challenge. 
    March 13, 2015 - 11:18 am
  • Jenkins, Coen claim LHC indoor titles

    GRINNELL — Sydney Jenkins and Grace Coen ran comfortably to the front of the field in their races at Thursday’s 2015 Little Hawkeye Conference Indoor ...
    March 13, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Cardinal boys win three LHC indoor events

    GRINNELL — Newton High senior Jarom Williams wasn’t able to defend his Little Hawkeye Conference Indoor long jump championship Thursday. So, he just w ...
    March 13, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Newton native coaching team in 2015 NJCAA national tourney

    March Madness is among us. It’s not just for the Big Dance. March Madness is at all levels of basketball.
    March 13, 2015 - 11:17 am
  • Morris’ buzzer-beater lifts Cyclones over Texas to Big 12 tourney semis

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Monte Morris rose up and hit an 18-foot jumper at the buzzer, capping a 12-0 closing run that lifted No. 13 Iowa State to a 69 ...
    March 13, 2015 - 11:10 am
  • Penn State rallies past Iowa in Big Ten tourney

    CHICAGO (AP) — D.J. Newbill and Penn State are used to playing tight Big Ten games, and all that experience is paying off right now.
    March 13, 2015 - 11:10 am
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