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  • Newton rocks Lady Dutch

    PELLA — Eighteen hits helped Newton High’s Cardinals to pile up 11 runs on Friday night on their way to a Little Hawkeye Conference win over host Pell ...
    June 26, 2017 - 3:49 pm
  • Nemechek captures NCWTS M&M’s 200

    Not knowing how many races he would compete in during the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, John Hunter Nemechek and NEMCO Motorsports let his t ...
    June 26, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Byron breaks through, wins first Xfinity race

    Iowa Speedway has been good to William Byron over the past three seasons. Byron always seems to run well at Newton’s7/8 mile track.
    June 26, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • NHS baseball falls to Pella

    PELLA — A rocky start by Newton High’s Cardinal baseball team put it in a five-run hole it couldn’t dig out of Friday against host Pella’s Little Dutc ...
    June 26, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

    ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr and general manager Reggie McKenzie never doubted the two sides could reach a long-term contract agreement to keep t ...
    June 26, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Mustangs lose twice to ranked foes in Pella

    PELLA — The Prairie City-Monroe softball team suffered losses to two ranked teams at the Pella Christian tournament on Saturday.
    June 26, 2017 - 9:48 am
  • Third-ranked Raiders win Collins Days Tournament

    COLLINS — The Class 2A No. 3 Collins-Maxwell/Baxter softball team won its home tournament title for the third straight season Saturday after downing C ...
    June 26, 2017 - 10:22 am
  • No. 11 Tigerhawks sweep four at Marshalltown

    MARSHALLTOWN — The Class 1A No. 11 Colfax-Mingo softball team scored 44 runs in its four games at the Marshalltown Bobcat Classic on Friday and Saturd ...
    June 26, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • PCM’s late rally falls short against Gilbert

    PRAIRIE CITY — The Prairie City-Monroe baseball team scored four runs in the fifth inning to close the gap against Gilbert during a Heart of Iowa Conf ...
    June 26, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Hawk softball wraps up action-loaded week at tournament

    Wrapping up a six-game week in Saturday’s Marshalltown Invitational, Lynnville-Sully’s softball team fell to Class 2A 12th-ranked Lisbon, 2-0. The Haw ...
    June 26, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Colfax-Mingo rallies past CMB at home

    COLFAX — The Colfax-Mingo baseball team rallied past county rival Collins-Maxwell/Baxter Friday during a home non-conference game.
    June 26, 2017 - 9:46 am
  • Byron's first XFINITY Series win comes at Iowa Speedway

    Iowa Speedway has been good to William Byron over the past three seasons. Byron always seems to run well at Newton's7/8 mile track.
    June 25, 2017 - 1:15 am
  • Nemechek wins NCWTS M&M's 200 at Iowa Speedway

    Planned and executed — John Hunter Nemechek and his team came in with a strategy for Iowa Speedway. In-race adjustments pushed the 20-year-old to his ...
    June 24, 2017 - 12:05 am
  • Kirkwood announces dean’s list

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood Community College has released its dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. These students have achieved a 3.3 grade point av ...
    June 23, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Column: Tweeting in the sun

    As a teenager in the 1970s, one of the hit songs of my youth was “Seasons in the Sun,” by Terry Jacks. Tragic song lyrics but the refrain and the tune ...
    June 23, 2017 - 11:22 am