• Navy football player dies in coma

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy football player Will McKamey, who has been hospitalized since collapsing at practice three days ago, has died while in a co ...
    March 26, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Nearly all of 90 entrants 'still alive' in Bracket Challenge

    Ninety readers participated in this year’s Newton Daily News Bracket Challenge, hosted by the newsroom staff. And, after the completion of the second ...
    March 25, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Iowa stands in Louisville’s way in NCAA

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — At least one team is heading to Louisville. Maybe two.The Cardinals are one w ...
    March 25, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Hawk track teams compete in SICL indoor meet

    GRINNELL — Starting a tradition, the South Iowa Cedar League held its first league indoor track meet last Thursday at Grinnell College. Lynnville-Sull ...
    March 25, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • ISU hoops pioneer John Crawford passes away

    AMES (ISU Sports) – Iowa State basketball pioneer John Crawford, the school’s first African-American basketball player, passed away over the weekend. ...
    March 25, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Iowa’s Ramos wins NCAA wrestling championship

    Iowa’s Tony Ramos defeated Wisconsin’s Tyler Graff 3-1 in overtime. After winning the 133-pound title, he sprinted into the stands to celebrate with t ...
    March 25, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • MLB season opens Down Under

    SYDNEY (AP) — The Diamondbacks lost 7-5 to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday in the second game of their Major League Baseball season-opening series.
    March 25, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • PCM, Colfax-Mingo, CMB track teams compete

    PELLA — Prairie City-Monroe’s Mustang girls competed in their first and only indoor meet last Thursday at the Pekin Indoor Track Meet at Central Colle ...
    March 24, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Kane’s driving layup puts Cyclones in Sweet 16

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Iowa State’s DeAndre Kane did exactly as his coach had instructed, driving for a layup that gave the Cyclones the lead. North Carol ...
    March 24, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Kyle Busch wins again at Fontana after wild finish

    FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Busch won at Fontana for the second straight year Sunday, holding off Kyle Larson, Tony Stewart and his older brother Kurt ...
    March 24, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Iowa women win, ISU women lose in NCAA tourney

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Theairra Taylor scored 22 points, Bethany Doolittle added 21 and Iowa blew out Marist, 87-65, Sunday.
    March 24, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Hawk players earn SICL honors

    SULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawk basketball teams landed eight players on the South Iowa Cedar League postseason honors lists. League coaches selected t ...
    March 21, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Iowa, Iowa State open NCAA wrestling championships

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Things weren’t perfect for Penn State on opening day at the NCAA wrestling championships, but the Nittany Lions still are in posi ...
    March 21, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • NCAA upsets mark first full day of NCAA tournament

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The day started with a bracket-crushing blow. More upsets followed. Four overtime games, a record. A buzzer-beater, a pair of late-ni ...
    March 21, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Cardinal champs

    Submitted photoNewton’s Cardinal 3rd Grade AAU basketball team won the William Penn Basketball Tourn ...
    March 21, 2014 - 12:04 pm
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