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  • Cyclone women open season with easy win

    AMES — Bryanna Fernstrom scored 25 points and Seanna Johnson and Brynn Williamson both opened the new season with double-doubles as the Iowa State wom ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 10:52 am
  • Year of the team in college hoops

    The 2013-14 college basketball season was known as the year of the freshman. With the likes of one-and-doners like Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and A ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Swagger comes from confidence

    Heard on the sidelines this season: “We need to get the swagger they have.”As long as “we” exhibit t ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Mid-Night Madness moves to NHS Lower Gym

    Newton High’s Mid-Night Madness basketball event will be in the lower gym at NHS Tuesday instead of the upper gym.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Four Lynnville-Sully players earn SICL volleyball honors

    SULLY — Seniors Shelby Davis, Lysandra James, Taylor Vander Leest and Katy Sevcik earned postseason volleyball honors from South Iowa Cedar League coa ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:59 am
  • Iowa State to push the pace in '14-15

    AMES (AP) — There wasn’t a high-major program in the country with a more potent offense than Iowa State last season.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • LeBron: Health risks mean sons won't play football

    CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James isn’t ready to let his two sons strap on shoulder pads and a helmet just yet.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout win MVP awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — For once, Clayton Kershaw was glad to see a long shutout streak end.Kershaw became t ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Rick Pitino, son Richard face off in season opener

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Asked what he might try to confuse a Minnesota team coached by the son who knows him well, Rick Pitino worked hard to keep a st ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Mid-Night Madness features NHS basketball teams

    Fans will get a glimpse of the 2014-15 editions of Newton High School basketball Tuesday. The Cardinal girls’ and boys’ basketball teams host Mid-Nigh ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Hawk football players earn Class A District 7 honors

    SULLY — Four losses in their first four games of the season could have discouraged Lynnville-Sully’s football players. The Hawks kept moving forward t ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Newton High 2014 football banquet is on Monday

    The Newton High School football banquet is Monday at 6 p.m. at the Community Heights Alliance Church.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Showalter, Williams voted MLB Managers of the Year

    NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore’s Buck Showalter was voted AL Manager of the Year for the third time on Tuesday, and Washington’s Matt Williams won the NL h ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • NASCAR and ARCA unveil new car at car show in Las Vegas

    NASCAR and ARCA have worked together to improve stock racing for more than 60 years and this year is no different.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Iowa pulls preseason No. 1 in NCAA wrestling ranks

    Penn State has dominated college wrestling since the day Cael Sanderson arrived in Happy Valley.This ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:09 am
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