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  • CMB girl harriers win seventh title

    JEWELL — Another meet, another title for the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter girls cross country team.The Cla ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:50 am
  • Indians hit three homers off Porcello, top Red Sox in opener

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Boom! Bang! Pow! Nine pitches, three homers, one devastating inning.Back in October ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • ISU’s Morris named Big 12 preseason POY

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Iowa State point guard Monté Morris was named Big 12 Conference men’s basketball preseason Player of the Year, the league ann ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Truex goes from journeyman to NASCAR championship favorite

    CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. spent almost a decade trying to climb his way into NASCAR’s top tier. He didn’t win races, never led many laps, ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Cardinals get back on track against 49ers

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — With Carson Palmer sidelined by a concussion, the one-win Arizona Cardinals turned to Larry Fitzgerald, David Johnson and a ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Cardinals face Rams in 4A district play

    Just like the five victories this season, Newton High’s Cardinals processed their first loss last Friday night then left it behind and went back to wo ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Baxter, community begin planning for future in athletics

    BAXTER — More than 100 students, parents and community members gathered for a public forum at Baxter Community School District Wednesday night to hear ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Ranked Hawks face toughest test yet in ninth-ranked New London​

    The Class A No. 6 Lynnville-Sully football team is treating its Week 7 Class A District 6 home game against ninth-ranked New London as just another ga ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • Column: Where’s the swagger?

    The Iowa football team’s season has taken a big turn. And it’s going in the wrong direction. After ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Nicholas Baer’s bench spark key for Hawkeye hoops in ‘16-17

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Nicholas Baer arrived at Iowa in 2014 as a spindly walk-on who looked as though he might never be more than a practice body.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • IndyCar’s Josef Newgarden leaves Ed Carpenter Racing to drive for Team Penske

    MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Roger Penske went 1-2-3 in the IndyCar standings this year. He figured he could have done better.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • No. 14 Norwalk beats Newton

    Working off a strong performance at home in Saturday’s Cardinal Invitational, Newton High’s volleyball team battled with Class 4A 14th-ranked Norwalk ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:53 am
  • Prairie City’s Brown takes leap of faith with Cubs’ tattoo

    Noel Brown loves baseball, the Chicago Cubs and tattoos. He also listens to Des Moines’ sports station, KXNO, regularly.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Cardinal boys’ 4A golf season ends at district

    AMES — Playing in a Class 4A district golf tournament again after a season in Class 3A, Newton High’s boys finished out of the running to qualify for ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:57 am
  • Ranked Hawks sweep CMB in HOIC battle

    JEWELL — The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter volleyball team held big advantages over Class 2A No. 14 South Hamilton in the first two sets Tuesday.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 11:43 am