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  • Hawks to face No. 9 Mount Ayr in first quarterfinal in three seasons

    Lynnville-Sully coach Mike Parkinson was noticeably down on his football team after his Hawks dropped a 40-14 contest at Colfax-Mingo in Week 3.
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Tar Heels are preseason No. 1; Cyclones enter season at No. 7

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina sits alone at the top, both of the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll and on the all-time list of teams wi ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Clemson, LSU, Ohio State, Alabama top first playoff rankings

    NEW YORK (AP) — Clemson, LSU, Ohio State and Alabama are the top four teams in the first College Football Playoff selection committee rankings of the ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • No. 4 Nevada overwhelms Mustangs

    Prairie City-Monroe’s volleyball team needed to play a near perfect match to dethrone Class 3A No. 4 Nevada in the Region 3 championship match on Tues ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • UConn tops AP women’s preseason poll for 11th time

    Geno Auriemma and the UConn Huskies are starting this season where they left off, atop the poll.It’s ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • NASCAR gives two-race suspension to Kenseth for wrecking Logano

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Looking to squash any notion that the drivers are running amok on the track, NASCAR suspended Matt Kenseth for two races Tuesda ...
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Cueto among top MLB free agent pitchers

    NEW YORK (AP) — With the World Series over, baseball quickly turned its attention to the opening of the free-agent market.
    Nov. 4, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Colfax-Mingo’s offense can’t break through in decisive second half

    MOUNT AYR — Colfax-Mingo’s high powered offense went right down the field on their opening possession of Monday’s Class A second-round playoff game.
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 11:54 am
  • Engle’s field goal fuels Hawk playoff train

    WINFIELD — Noah Engle lined everything up and took position. Kobe Fisk awaited the snap of the football. A good snap to Fisk for a perfect hold, and E ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Failure is in the eye of the beholder

    After Colfax-Mingo’s Dakota Hostetter finished her third state cross country meet this weekend, the junior told me she felt like not walking away with ...
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Carolina remains perfect with OT victory

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Luke Kuechly is the first to admit the Carolina Panthers don’t always win pretty.
    Nov. 3, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Royals win World Series, rally late, then rout Mets in 12th

    NEW YORK (AP) — Crown ‘em, Kansas City!One agonizing step from ecstasy last season, this time the Ro ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 12:37 pm
  • C-M’s Hostetter nabs top 25 finish at state meet

    FORT DODGE — For some reason, Colfax-Mingo’s Dakota Hostetter doesn’t run her best at the state cross country meet. She even feels like her finish thi ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Regional titles, record times for Hedrick

    FORT DODGE — “Positive thinking — positive outcome.”That is what Samantha Hedrick tells herself. The ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Newton’s Coen, Rhoads finish season at state meet

    FORT DODGE — It was a trying final cross country season for Newton’s Grace Coen. The future Division I runner battled through a leg injury all season ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 12:25 pm