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  • Weisman leads Iowa past Northwestern

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz thinks the Hawkeyes’ traditionally strong running attack has finally found some traction.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Johnson wins at Texas

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jimmie Johnson won his third consecutive Texas fall race Sunday, when none of the eight championship contenders were able to ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • YMCA to hold travel team basketball tryouts

    The YMCA will be hosting competitive boys and girls basketball travel team tryouts Monday and Thursday.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Aquagirls claim three regional championships

    INDIANOLA — “I don’t have the words to tell you what this means to me,” said senior Rachel Prendergast after winning an Iowa regional championship in ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 2:34 am
  • The Pressbox

    Field of Dreams is consider a classic baseball movie. It is also a ghost story.Just think about it. ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • NCMP’s Eide claims fifth at district to end first diving season

    PLEASANT HILL — Morgann Eide was the first diver to represent NCMP at district diving competition since 2011. The first-year freshman diver represente ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Cardinals take a second go at top-ranked Pella

    How do you stop the juggernaut known as Pella Little Dutch?“I don’t know, but we’re going to give it ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • CMB’s historic season could get toughest challenge yet

    If the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter football team wants to stay alive in the playoffs and continue on its historic season, the Raiders will need to bring a ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Newton’s Coen headlinesarea runners at state cross country

    The annual Iowa High School State Cross Country Championships will take place Saturday at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge. 
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Gilman’s 310 yards not enough for Mustangs in playoff opener

    WILLIAMSBURG — Prairie City-Monroe’s football team lost a double-digit lead for the second straight week despite 310 passing yards from Logan Gilman. 
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Iowa State Hall of Famer Clay Stapleton Passes Away

    AMES — Clay Stapleton, the man who led Iowa State football to one of its most memorable seasons with the 1959 “Dirty Thirty” team, passed away this mo ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Mississippi State, Florida State top playoff list

    GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken — and it likes the SEC.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Sandoval, Shields among 121 free agents

    NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball’s business season began Thursday when 121 players become free agents, a group that includes Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse, Ja ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Iowa set for make-or-break stretch

    IOWA CITY (AP) — It’s hard not to wonder whether Iowa’s season is about to fall apart.The next month ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Iowa State offense showing life

    AMES (AP) — The Iowa State offense is kicking into gear and coach Paul Rhoads figures it all starts up front.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:11 am
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