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  • Wrestlers, clear the mats

    One of my favorite state tournaments to cover is the Iowa High School State Wrestling Championships at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Judge issues no-contact order against Kurt Busch

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch was ordered by a judge to stay away from his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll and not communicate with her.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:32 am
  • Tigerhawks find win column in playoff opener

    LIBERTY CENTER — The Colfax-Mingo boys’ basketball team held a halftime lead in its three most recent games but couldn’t finish the deal in any of the ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Warriors shoot past Cardinals

    NORWALK — Three points were all Newton High’s Cardinals came up with in the first eight minutes of Friday’s Little Hawkeye Conference contest at Norwa ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Cardinal freestyle relay, Webb earn state medals

    MARSHALLTOWN — All four swimmers were scoreboard-watching. They had just won their heat in a new school record time, but was it fast enough to put the ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Lee qualifies for 3A state wrestling

    ANKENY — Going from a no-win varsity season as a first-year sophomore to state tournament qualifier, Newton High junior Duncan Lee saw his hard work p ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Newton girls lose LHC finale

    NORWALK — Looking for momentum going into the postseason, Newton High’s Cardinal girls walked onto the Norwalk basketball court ready to win their reg ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • No. 14 ISU pulls away from West Virginia

    AMES (AP) — Iowa State was playing some of its best defense of the season. Its offense, on the other ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 10:56 am
  • Third-quarter blitz pushes PCM into semifinals

    MONROE — The only way to describe the first half of the Prairie City-Monroe girls’ basketball team’s regional opener against Centerville was ugly.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Three area grapplers punch tickets to state tournament

    Prairie City-Monroe wrestling coach Cory Waddell couldn’t help but feel a little disappointed after his three remaining wrestlers were done competing ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Hawk boys deck Warhawks in finale

    NEW SHARON — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks took care of business on the road Friday night. With the 53-48 win over host North Mahaska, the Hawk boys solidif ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Mustangs wrap up share of HOIC title

    MONROE — The PCM boys’ basketball team got a career-high 25 points as well as eight rebounds from sophomore Luke Greiner, outscored Greene County 35-2 ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Long ball sends Gilbert past CMB

    BAXTER — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter boys’ basketball coach Scott Brummel has gone on record a few times this year stating that his team’s personnel is bet ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Colfax-Mingo boys can’t hold another halftime lead

    COLFAX — The Colfax-Mingo boys’ basketball team held a halftime lead for the third straight game but once again failed to seal the deal.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 10:55 am
  • Cardinal bowling teams are Little Hawkeye Conference champs

    OSKALOOSA — With a 125-pin lead, Newton High’s Cardinal boys knew they had to bowl well in the Baker games to secure the Little Hawkeye Conference cha ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:39 am
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