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  • Being selfish in sports is what I want, but know it is not what’s good

    Family and sports have been connected for me most of my life. Wrestling was the main sport in the Sheets family and our extended family.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Raider soccer loses 3-0

    Tabitha Halferty (13) kicks the ball downfield for the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter girls’ soccer team against North Polk on Tuesday. The Raiders trailed Ba ...
    April 17, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Vanderlaan, Brisel come together on the diamond

    The Newton YMCA has always been a big part of the youth sports scene in the community.But Tom Vander ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • PCM now in search of girls basketball coach

    Prairie City-Monroe High School will have a new high school girls’ basketball coach next season.Bret ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Ex-NFL star Hernandez convicted of murder

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesd ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • NHS girls play doubles in JV action

    MARSHALLTOWN — Newton High’s girls played doubles matches in junior varsity action Monday at Marshalltown and not singles as reported on Tuesday.
    April 16, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Ventling’s hat trick boosts Cardinals past Panthers

    KNOXVILLE — Josh Ventling recorded his second career hat trick for Newton High’s Cardinals Tuesday in a 3-1 win over host Knoxville.
    April 16, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • NHL playoffs get underway

    WASHINGTON — Brock Nelson scored twice, Josh Bailey and Ryan Strome added goals, Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves, and the New York Islanders beat the Was ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:44 am
  • Cardinal Lanes Bowling

    April 19Sunday Nite MixedPick Up Artists 4, BMF’s 0Pick Up Artists — 2,528: Tammy Decook 410, Jeremy ...
    April 22, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Mustang Lanes Bowling

    April 6Monroe Men’s City LeagueH&R Block 4, Dukes of Earl 0H&R Block — 3,224: Lyle Riggs 509, Shane ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Cardinal girls shut out Lions

    Posting their third straight shutout, Newton High’s girls defeated visiting Des Moines Christian 3-0 Tuesday at H.A. Lynn Stadium. The Cardinal girls’ ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Newton girls take on 4A competition at Ames meet

    AMES — Going up against Class 4A competition, the Newton High girls’ track team put in its time for the second straight night at the Ames High school ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Newton boys win one of 11 matches in LHC tennis dual

    GRINNELL — Newton High’s James Trettin rallied from a first-set loss to claim the Cardinals’ only match win Tuesday in dual action with host Grinnell. ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Raiders still finding their way on the pitch

    MAXWELL — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter girls soccer coach Gary Cummings expects his club to be better at the end of the year than they are at the beginning.
    April 15, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Cardinals post road victory

    Newton High’s Tristan Peters (5) goes after the ball in a home match earlier this season. The Cardinal boys handed host Knoxville its first loss of th ...
    April 15, 2015 - 11:57 am
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