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  • Rhodes works into Xfinity youth movement

    Ben Rhodes made his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at Iowa Speedway in May. Rhodes drove the No. 88 Alpha Energy Solutions Chevrolet of JR Motorsports to ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Young Byron motivated by May’s runner-up finish

    Back on May 16, 17-year-old William Byron did everything but win the K&N Pro Series East-West combination race at Iowa Speedway.
    July 30, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • All-State softball honors bestowed on seven area players

    Newton High’s Sydney Jenkins and six area high school softball players were recognized with all-state honors by the Iowa Girls Coaches Association. Th ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • NASCAR Xfinity Series hauler parade returns to downtown Newton

    NASCAR Xfinity Series haulers will rumble through the streets of Newton for the second consecutive year in the lead up to the NASCAR Xfinity Series U. ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • Kenny Wallace’s final start will be at Iowa Speedway

    Marking the end to a 26-year career in NASCAR competition, veteran driver Kenny Wallace makes his final start here Saturday in the NASCAR Xfinity Seri ...
    July 29, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Playing softball for strong cause

    The 12th annual Uri Sellers Memorial Softball tournament had a good turnout Saturday during Prairie Days. The tournament raised funds for the Uri Sell ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Lynnville-Sully's Rasmusson plays in senior all-star series

    Lynnville-Sully senior Madison Rasmusson pitches Monday at the Iowa Girls Coaches Association All-Star Classic in Waukee. Rasmusson tossed four scorel ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:08 pm
  • PCM names Lindsay new girls hoops coach

    A room full of current Prairie City-Monroe girls basketball players took part in deciding who their next coach would be.
    July 28, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Reds’ potential firesale benefits Royals

    I love watching firesales from afar. But when the firesale is happening in your favorite baseball team’s city, it’s not so fun.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Area hoopster helps 3-on-3 team take third at DMACC

    Eight-year-olds Peyton Sanders of Montezuma, Cali Sampson of Newton, Libby Hargis of Barnes City and Breckyn Schilling of New Sharon show off their th ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Three Cardinal softball players receive LHC honors

    Changing positions did not alter her play on the softball field in 2015. Sydney Jenkins delivered on the field as shortstop for Newton High’s Cardinal ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:10 pm
  • Four area athletes earn first-team HOIC honors

    Collins-Maxwell/Baxter sophomore Abbey Kahler hit nearly .400 at the plate and struck out more than 100 batters in the circle during conference play.
    July 27, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Kenny Wallace is grand marshal of K&N race Friday

    Kenny Wallace, the all-time leader in career NASCAR Xfinity Series starts, will be the Grand Marshal for Friday’s NASCAR K&N Pro Series East/West race ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:14 am
  • Liley is new NHS basketball coach

    Coaching his brother’s AAU basketball team launched Bill Liley’s coaching career. Liley, 41, brings 18 years of high school basketball coaching experi ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Area players, coach earn IGCA All-District softball honors

    Seven area players received the first of several postseason honors expected to be announced this week and next week in high school softball and baseba ...
    July 24, 2015 - 11:50 am
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