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  • Rausch inducted into Newton baseball HoF

    Todd Rausch threw a strike from the pitcher’s mound Wednesday night much like he did some 20 years ago.
    July 3, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Area softball roundup: Colfax-Mingo, CMB split doubleheader

    Heart of Iowa conference foes Collins-Maxwell/Baxter and Colfax-Mingo split a doubleheader Wednesday night. CMB won the opener, 8-3, before Colfax-Min ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Area baseball roundup: Brown Ks 10 in PCM win

    PRAIRIE CITY — Prairie City-Monroe stayed on the positive side of .500 with a 3-1 win over Gladbrook-Reinbeck Wednesday night.
    July 3, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Newton Little League All Star Competition schedule

    Below is a schedule for the Newton Little League Baseball District 4 All Star Competition.The minors ...
    July 3, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Boone blanks Newton softball

    BOONE — One of Class 4A’s top pitchers handed Newton its sixth shut-out loss of the season Tuesday night.
    July 2, 2014 - 11:55 am
  • Area softball roundup: Late-inning surge propels Colfax-Mingo

    GILBERT — Colfax-Mingo’s biggest seventh inning of the season led the Tigerhawks to an 8-4 victory over Gilbert Tuesday night.
    July 2, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • PCM shutout at Carlisle

    CARLISLE — Tyler Townsend’s best start of the season wasn’t enough for Prairie City-Monroe Tuesday night against Carlisle.
    July 2, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • US World Cup ends with 2-1 OT loss to Belgium

    SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — They captured the hearts of America — from coast to coast, big towns and small, all the way to the White House.
    July 2, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Wood starts, Sturtz finishes Newton's walk-off win

    Newton outlasted a potential Big Ten pitcher Tuesday night. Chandler Sturtz's eighth-inning single s ...
    July 2, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Fifty laps added to IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway

    Fans attending the IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway next weekend are in for a longer evening at the track.
    July 1, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • Ramirez finally arrives in Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Manny Ramirez has been called everything from a World Series MVP to a cheater.
    July 1, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Cubs pitcher toys with no-hitter at Fenway

    BOSTON (AP) — Jake Arrieta certainly picked two of baseball’s most historic places to put on memorable performances.
    July 1, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Albia, Ballard clobber Cardianls

    PELLA — The Newton High School softball team suffered two of its largest defeats of the season at the Pella Christian Invitational on Saturday.
    June 30, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • Area softball roundup: PCM sweeps, Lynnville-Sully streak up to 25

    PELLA — Two of Prairie City-Monroe’s biggest offensive games of the season propelled the Mustangs to a pair of victories on Saturday.
    June 30, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • Area baseball roundup: PCM wins, Newton rained out

    COLLINS — Prairie City-Monroe senior Dillon Bruxvoort hit his second home run of the week and Austin Brown limited Colfax-Mingo to two hits in the Mus ...
    June 30, 2014 - 12:09 pm
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