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  • Short-handed PCM loses to Mount Vernon

    SOLON — Prairie City-Monroe’s wrestling team did not put out its top lineup for a Class 2A regional dual semifinal Tuesday night.
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Top-ranked Dons beat Hawks in 1A regional duals

    GILBERTVILLE — Lynnville-Sully never filled out a 14-man dual wrestling roster this season. The Hawks had seven wrestlers reach sectional finals Satur ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Shanahan, Lynch hired to rebuild Niners’ strong tradition

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers officially hired Atlanta offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as their new head coach on Monday, mor ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Illinois St. bounces back strong, clobbers Drake at the Knapp

    DES MOINES (AP) — Paris Lee scored 26 points on 11-for-17 shooting, Keyshawn Evans scored 16 points and Illinois State drubbed Drake 82-53 on Tuesday ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Mustangs, Raiders face off in boys’ 2A district opener

    The Prairie City-Monroe boys and Collins-Maxwell/Baxter boys face each other on a basketball court for the final time ever on Feb. 13. The two longtim ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • Warriors’ long shot sinks Cardinal boys’ JV in overtime

    Newton High’s junior varsity boys grabbed a 58-57 lead with 2.3 seconds left in overtime Monday against visiting Norwalk. A Hail Mary half-court shot ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Mustang teammates to play together again at DMACC

    During the recruitment process, Prairie City-Monroe seniors Jayci Vos and Kayla Jennings did not plan to play the same sport at the same college.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • C-M girls continue to trend positively

    COLFAX — Amy Russell grabbed a loose ball in the middle of the free-throw lane, turned around and heaved it towards the basket at the other end of the ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Early lead propels Rockets past C-M boys

    COLFAX — Colfax-Mingo boys’ basketball coach Nick Noring wanted his team to mimic the style of the Wisconsin Badgers on Monday.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Royals, Herrera agree to $5,325,000 deal, avoid arbitration

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals felt comfortable trading star closer Wade Davis in part because they had Kelvin Herrera, a two-time All-Star in his ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Third quarter dooms PCM boys against Knoxville

    MONROE — One quarter doomed the Prairie City-Monroe boys’ basketball team Monday against Knoxville.T ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Coach Prohm has Iowa State back near top of Big 12

    AMES (AP) — Former coach Fred Hoiberg raised the expectation level at Iowa State exponentially before leaving for the NBA.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Royals, Jason Hammel agree to $16M, 2-year deal, source says

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals knew at some point they would have to move on from grieving over the sudden and tragic death of Yordano Ventura and ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • Knoxville beats Cardinal bowling teams in finale

    MONROE — Just six pins separated Newton High’s girls from Knoxville in Saturday’s bowling dual on the alleys at Mustang Lanes in Monroe. Newton’s boys ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Fourth-ranked Lady Dutch pull away from Cardinals

    PELLA — Compete, improve, move forward are stressed for Newton High’s girls during this basketball season.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 10:44 am