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  • Tigers blow 8-0 lead, but get late homers to beat Twins

    DETROIT (AP) — Hours after admitting he knows he’s in a tough situation due to his team’s disappointing play, Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus provi ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • New coach, new league, new expectations for Colfax-Mingo baseball

    New Colfax-Mingo head baseball coach Greer Milledge doesn’t hide the expectations he has put on his 2016 squad.
    May 17, 2016 - 12:05 pm
  • Durant, Westbrook help OKC rally past Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 26 points and made a key 17-foot jumper with 30.7 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder handed the Go ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Newton Athletic Booster Club presents check

    Newton High athletic director Scott Garvis, third from left, accepts a check for $56,000 from the Newton Athletic Booster Club at last week’s end of t ...
    May 17, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Ex-rugby star Hayne leaves NFL, aims for Olympics

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Australian rugby league star Jarryd Hayne’s NFL experiment is over, as he announced his retirement Sunday from the San Francisco ...
    May 17, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Area High School State Track Meet Event Schedule

    Here is the complete event schedule for the five area high school track and field teams for the 2016 Iowa High School State Track and Field Championsh ...
    May 18, 2016 - 2:13 am
  • Throwback cars giving 100th Indy 500 retro look

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis 500 fans might feel like they’re traveling through a time warp this month.
    May 17, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Cardinals wait through rain delay, earn district golf spot

    For three hours they waited and watched as the rain poured down at Westwood Golf Course on Friday the 13th. Newton High’s Cardinals and the rest of th ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:22 am
  • Area prep teams combine for large state track meet contingent

    Newton High’s track teams qualified in 10 events for the 2016 Iowa State High School Track and Field Championships. There will be 68 area high school ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Mustangs cruise to C-M Invitational win

    COLFAX — Junior Breanna Maher led a trio of Prairie City-Monroe girls’ golfers at the top of the leaderboard at the Colfax-Mingo Girls Invitational on ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:37 am
  • Brian Bleakney leads Newton Trap Team

    SEARSBORO — Brian Bleakney drew down on the clay pigeons flying, despite windy conditions, in Saturday’s high school trap shoot to claim second place ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Mustang boys cruise at 2A golf sectionals

    CONRAD — Sophomore Dayton Boell came into Friday’s Class 2A sectional golf tournament with a season-best 18-hole score of 82.
    May 16, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • NHS tennis girls lose in second round of team regional action

    HUXLEY — Newton High’s Cardinal girls swept past North Polk in their opener of Saturday’s Iowa Class 1A regional team tennis tournament. They downed t ...
    May 16, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Cardinal boys end tennis season at district tourney

    DES MOINES — Newton High’s Cardinal boys ended their 2016 tennis season at Thursday’s Class 2A district tournament hosted by Des Moines Roosevelt.
    May 16, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • Kenseth holds off Larson for thrilling win at Dover

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Matt Kenseth had eluded the wreckage that turned Dover into a junkyard. He never felt he could escape the pressure that Kyle Larson ...
    May 16, 2016 - 10:46 am