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  • No. 22 Drake women win 18th in row

    DES MOINES (AP) — Becca Hittner scored 22 points and Lizzy Wendell 21 and No. 22 Drake extended its school-record winning streak to 18 games, beating ...
    March 3, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Third base could be Cards’ experiment with Peralta, Gyorko

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Third base figures to be an experiment for the St. Louis Cardinals.Matt Carpent ...
    March 3, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • NASCAR’s Landon Cassill seeking breakthrough in 2017

    Unheralded NASCAR driver Landon Cassill has set himself apart as something of a social media savant.
    March 3, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Newton YMCA Penguins ready for state competitions

    Members of the Newton YMCA Penguin Swim Team have qualified for state competitions. Swimmers have qualified for the YMCA State Meet Saturday and Sunda ...
    March 3, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Baxter finalizes eight-player football schedule

    The Baxter Bolts football team will play three home games in 2017. Head coach Rob Luther and Collins-Maxwell/Baxter Athletic Director Lori Fricke fina ...
    March 2, 2017 - 9:58 am
  • Iowa State testing senior QB Joel Lanning at linebacker

    AMES (AP) — Iowa State senior quarterback Joel Lanning worked his entire career in hopes of helping the Cyclones reach a bowl game in 2017.
    March 2, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Hawks ready for lucky 13 at state

    SULLY — When Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks step on the Wells Fargo Arena basketball court Monday, it will be the 13th appearance in Class 1A boys’ state bas ...
    March 2, 2017 - 10:43 am
  • Chiefs release Charles; Kirk Cousins gets exclusive franchise tag

    The free agent marketplace gained two big names at running back, lost the prime quarterback potentially available, and saw two top defenders removed f ...
    March 2, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Cyclone seniors win in final game at Hilton Coliseum

    AMES (AP) — In their last night at Hilton Coliseum, Iowa State’s four senior starters gave the Cyclones one last home win that came down to the buzzer ...
    March 2, 2017 - 9:56 am
  • Top-ranked Warriors too much for No. 11 PCM

    DES MOINES — Prairie City-Monroe’s girls basketball team knew it was going to have to take care of the basketball to have any chance at pulling the up ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:16 am
  • Cardinals slay Dragons for 4A substate title, on to state

    DES MOINES — Newton High’s Cardinals were not going to be denied in 2017. They came close — losing by two a year ago in a Class 3A substate final.
    March 1, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Eight area cagers honored by SICL

    Lynnville-Sully senior Brenna Lanser led the South Iowa Cedar League in scoring, while sophomore teammate Carson Fisk also averaged in double-figures ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Kansas moves to No. 1 in AP poll; Cyclones back in the top 25

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas could have rested easy after clinching a share of its 13th straight Big 12 title.
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Michael Waltrip ends racing career with eighth-place finish at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Michael Waltrip ended his racing career exactly how he hoped.The only way ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Lynn pitches for Cards after missing 2016 with elbow injury

    UPITER, Fla. (AP) — For the St. Louis Cardinals, seeing Lance Lynn back on the mound facing major league hitters was a win, no matter the results.
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 10:04 am