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  • Baylor, Arizona St, Ohio St step up in AP poll

    Baylor, Arizona State and Ohio State all took big steps forward in The Associated Press college football poll after big wins, and Auburn dropped out o ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Northern Iowa snaps North Dakota St. streak, 23-3

    CEDAR FALLS (AP) — Northern Iowa kept three-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State out of the end zone and handed the Bison their first loss, ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Aquagirls extend state-meet qualifying tradition

    NCMP is 22-for-22 under the coaching of Sarah Patterson. Seven swimmers carry on the Aquagirl tradi ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 11:02 am
  • The Pressbox

    Failures in sports have not happened here this fall.Sure, Newton High’s football team and others in ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • Raridon grandson commits to Nebraska

    John Raridon, a 6-foot-3, 270-pound guard for the West Des Moines Valley High School football team, made his decision early. Raridon, the grandson of ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:12 am
  • Cyclones reload for Big 12 title run

    AMES (AP) — Iowa State has rarely faced the challenge of replacing two All-Americans, mostly because it wasn’t able to land such players.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • Hawkeyes look to put late collapse behind them

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Last season’s Hawkeyes could have been known as the team that revived the program. Instead, they’ll be remembered for crumbling down ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • Iowa Speedway announces action-packed 2015 slate

    Iowa Speedway concluded a week-long flurry of announcements with the release of its full 2015 racing season schedule Wednesday. On hand Wednesday to h ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Cardinal trio earn LHC volleyball honors

    Newton High’s Megan Pressgrove, Fran Lucas and Morgan Allen drew recognition from the Little Hawkeye Conference volleyball coaches recently. The three ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Newton select team takes third in tourney

    A select youth football team made up of fifth and sixth graders recently traveled to Cedar Rapids and returned home with a third-place finish out of e ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Wadley provides spark for Iowa's run game

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa has received subpar production from experienced running backs for much of the season. Now an unknown freshman is providing a spa ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Royals, Orioles each win 3 Gold Gloves

    NEW YORK (AP) — All those snazzy plays by Alex Gordon, Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez earned them more than tips of the hat from their Kansas City tea ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • France felt Keselowski's move at Texas was fine

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR chairman Brian France, who for at least two years has pushed for racing to become more of a ‘contact sport,’ believes Br ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • Marvelli finds challenge of golf a way to stay active

    Golf is a challenging lifetime sport. That’s one thing Ron Marvelli enjoys it.“Every time you play g ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • ARCA Racing Series returns to Iowa Speedway in 2015

    ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is on Iowa Speedway’s action-packed 2015 schedule. Track and series officials announced Friday that the ARCA R ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:46 am
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