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  • Four area runners compete in first state cross country meet

    FORT DODGE — Prairie City-Monroe freshman Payton Schut had a hard time holding back her emotions when she finished her first 5K at the Iowa High Schoo ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Ranked Iowa Valley sweeps Tigerhawks

    MARENGO — Colfax-Mingo’s volleyball team was eliminated from the Class 1A postseason on Friday night following a three-set loss to No. 9 Iowa Valley i ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Gordon wins at Martinsville for spot in final

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — As the adoring crowd lingered in the darkness at Martinsville Speedway, Jeff Gordon took a moment to soak it in.
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Iowa State shuts out Longhorns

    AMES (AP) — Joel Lanning gave Iowa State and coach Paul Rhoads just the spark they needed.Lanning th ...
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • No. 10 Iowa remains unbeaten

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Unbeaten Iowa kicked off the supposedly soft part of its schedule with a win that wasn’t exactly pleasing to the eye.
    Nov. 2, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • NCMP’s Eide, Hoffman medal at regional; Eide qualifies for state meet

    FORT DODGE — Morgann Eide became the first NCMP diver to qualify for the state meet since 2011. The sophomore piled up 384.95 points in the 11-dive re ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Mustangs halt elimination with fifth-set rally

    CHARITON — A quartet of Prairie City-Monroe seniors were two points from seeing their high school volleyball careers end Thursday night.
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Racing, Royals roll around in my head

    Several things are flying around in my mind this week, so bear with me.Big news came roaring out of ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Cyclones seeking Big 12 title and more in ‘15-16

    AMES (AP) — Iowa State is more talented than it has ever been.Nothing short of a Big 12 title and a ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Brady, Patriots rout Dolphins, now 7-0

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady slammed the ball after taking a sack, got up and threw a touchdown pass on the next play to finish off another stel ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Colfax-Mingo makes history, claims first-ever playoff win

    COLFAX — The frustration from simply not possessing the ball began to linger for the Colfax-Mingo football team. 
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 11:36 am
  • Hawks stop Panthers short for Class A playoff win

    PEKIN — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks scored too soon, late in Wednesday’s Class A first-round playoff game. After stopping host Pekin on a fourth-and-eight ...
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Mid Prairie proves to be too much for PCM

    MONROE — Whenever Prairie City-Monroe gained a little momentum in Wednesday night’s home playoff game, the Mid-Prairie Golden Hawks answered back ever ...
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • Minnesota coach Jerry Kill retires

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The seizures had returned for Jerry Kill.Perhaps hoping he could still mesh his d ...
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • CMB’s season ends after first-round loss to Anamosa

    ANAMOSA — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s adversity-filled season came to an end Wednesday after a 46-13 loss to Class 2A No. 4 Anamosa.
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 11:47 am