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  • Rain shortens local sports slate

    Rain needed in the Newton area came at an inopportune time for area high school softball and baseball teams Thursday. Only one of the eight scheduled ...
    July 1, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Mets rally, hold off Cubs

    NEW YORK (AP) — Yoenis Cespedes socked a colossal home run , Jeurys Familia pitched out of a huge jam in the ninth inning and rookie replacement Brand ...
    July 1, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Royals sweep Cardinals at St. Louis

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals’ home field magic has disappeared, and outfielder Brandon Moss can’t figure out why.
    July 1, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Coastal Carolina wins College World Series title

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Coastal Carolina coach Gary Gilmore often said he just wanted his team to reach the College World Series.
    July 1, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Older sprinters earn Olympic swim berths

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The youngsters are turning the U.S. Olympic trials into a coming out party.Nathan ...
    July 1, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • NFL hands out four-game suspension to Johnny Manziel

    DALLAS (AP) — Johnny Manziel has been suspended for the first four games of next season for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, and the free a ...
    July 1, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Earnhardt hopes new Chevrolet gets him a Daytona victory

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Amelia is in the graveyard located in the woods of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s property in North Carolina, where he collects ruine ...
    July 1, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • Cards knock off No. 2 Pella

    PELLA — No one will deny it has been a rough season for Newton High’s baseball team. The Cardinals were riding a nine-game losing streak in Little Haw ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Cardinal softball rallies past Pella in a LHC showdown

    PELLA — With a late charge, Newton High’s Cardinals turned things around quickly in Wednesday’s Little Hawkeye Conference softball showdown against ho ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Lynnville-Sully teams win SICL finales

    SULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s baseball and softball teams notched one-run wins at home against HLV Wednesday. The Hawk baseball team claimed a 5-4 win and ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • IndyCar drivers, teams gather information for Iowa Corn 300

    Veteran drivers and rookie drivers alike were helping nine Verizon IndyCar Series racing teams gather information they’ll use to ready for the July 10 ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Colfax-Mingo softball wins SICL title

    COLFAX — The Colfax-Mingo softball team came into Wednesday’s South Iowa Cedar League game with at least a share of the conference title.
    June 30, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Getting away for a bit

    There aren’t very many weeks out of the year that are good for vacations when it comes to the life of a sports journalist.
    June 30, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • District pairings set for area 1A, 2A prep baseball teams

    Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s baseball team will host two Class 2A playoff baseball games, while Lynnville-Sully and Colfax-Mingo will do battle for a thir ...
    June 30, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Jurgens’ homer powers CMB to HOIC title

    COLLINS — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s Payge Jurgens hit her sixth home run of the season on Senior Night, and eighth-grader Mikayla Houge recorded her 10 ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:33 am