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  • PCM girls outlast Newton; Area Prep Basketball Roundup

    Four of the five area high school girls' basketball teams tipped off the 2017-18 season on Friday night. Two area teams — Prairie City-Monroe and Newt ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 11:38 pm
  • Column: In a winter sports state of mind

    With the cooler temperatures of late, especially on Thursday, I’ve been put in a winter sports state of mind. 
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Earnhardt long ago outgrew his father’s shadow

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — He was so shy, so skinny, not yet somebody.It was around 1997 and Dale Earnha ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 10:47 am
  • INA all-state program goes wrong way

    For all of my years of being a sports journalist in Iowa, taking part in the Iowa Newspaper Association’s all-state program is something I look forwar ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • District champion Hawks reap honors

    Thirteen is a good number for Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks. That is how many players from the eighth-ranked Hawks were awarded honors when Class A District ...
    Nov. 15, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Hawks host annual jamboree

    Troy Hyde/Daily NewsPrairie City-Monroe junior Mackenzie Bussan puts up a shot in the lane against a ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • Five Bolts earn spots on Iowa Star all-conference team

    The Baxter volleyball team had a successful first season in the Iowa Star Conference. The Bolts advanced past the second round of the playoffs for the ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Column: Reaching out grows programs

    Grow a program. Grow tradition. Grow pride. Grow respect. Grow sportsmanship. Grow confidence. It’s ...
    Nov. 10, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Six area players earn all-SICL volleyball honors

    Six area volleyball players were honored by the South Iowa Cedar League coaches recently when they were named to the all-conference teams.
    Nov. 10, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • LHC volleyball honors go to 3 Cardinals

    Perseverance pulled Newton High’s Cardinal volleyball team through a tough 2017 season.The Cardinals ...
    Nov. 9, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • Column: Top 5 teams, enter state at own risk

    This college football season has been fun for instate teams. And if you are a program ranked in the ...
    Nov. 9, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • Twenty-one Mustangs earn all-district recognition

    For two straight seasons, the Prairie City-Monroe football team dominated District 6 in Class 2A.The ...
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 10:34 am
  • Three Mustangs named to HOIC all-conference team

    Led by junior Maddie Samson, the Prairie City-Monroe volleyball team landed three players on the Heart of Iowa Conference teams. 
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Cardinals earn 4A District 4 honors

    Not since 2007 has a Newton High School football team won seven games in Class 4A competition. In 2014, the Cardinals went 7-4 playing in Class 3A but ...
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Third-ranked Pirates stymie eighth-ranked Hawks

    HUDSON — Running the football pushed eighth-ranked Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks to the team’s first undefeated regular season since 1999, a first-round pla ...
    Nov. 6, 2017 - 11:01 am