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  • No. 13 CMB notches win in quick fashion

    COLLINS — Four innings of work was all Class 3A 13th-ranked Collins-Baxter/Maxwell’s Raider girls needed Friday night.
    July 5, 2016 - 12:20 pm
  • Tigerhawk softball rolls past Royals in regular-season finale

    MCALLSBURG — Leading 5-2 after five innings, the Class 1A 11th-ranked Colfax-Mingo Tigerhawks had control of the non-conference softball game Friday a ...
    July 5, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • PCM squads lose close ones on the diamonds

    GILBERT — Prairie City-Monroe’s baseball and softball teams came out on the short end of one-run decisions Friday in Heart of Iowa Conference play aga ...
    July 5, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Tigerhawks pound Melcher-Dallas

    COLFAX — Colfax-Mingo’s Tigerhawks took out a bit of frustration of losing late-game leads on Wednesday and Thursday in a home game Friday. The Tigerh ...
    July 5, 2016 - 12:23 pm
  • Keselowski finally earns first Daytona victory

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Brad Keselowski had his confidence shaken at Daytona International Speedway more than once.
    July 5, 2016 - 12:24 pm
  • Almirola edges Allgaier to win Xfinity race at Daytona

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The record book shows Aric Almirola had one career Xfinity Series victory before Friday night’s win at Daytona Internationa ...
    July 5, 2016 - 12:25 pm
  • US swim trials close with no world records; Rio Games next

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The U.S. Olympic swim team has a history of improving its times from the trials to the games.
    July 5, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • Pro Mazda stop at Iowa Speedway is canceled

    A lower than anticipated field has forced Andersen Promotions and Iowa Speedway to cancel the 100-lap race originally scheduled as a prelude to the Ve ...
    July 1, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • Bombers place 4th at USSSA state

    The Bombers, a 9U baseball team consisting of boys from the Prairie City and Monroe area, finished their season at the Iowa USSSA state tournament pla ...
    July 1, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • And we're back folks

    A couple of days in my native Kansas and a few days breathing in some Rocky Mountain air at my aunt and uncle’s home in Colorado, and I’m good to go a ...
    July 1, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • 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