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  • Dixon sets track record to win Iowa Corn Indy 300 pole

    NEWTON — Maybe the eighth race will be different for Verizon IndyCar Series drivers at Iowa Speedway. In the previous seven series races at 7/8-mile o ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Two area softball teams advance to regional title games

    Three area high school softball teams played regional semifinal games Friday night. Two — Lynnville-Sully and Prairie City-Monroe — won and will play ...
    July 12, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Cardinals bow out of softball regional play

    DES MOINES — Small ball loaded the bases with Saydel Eagles. A long ball allowed the Eagles to take flight over visiting Newton’s Cardinals Thursday i ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Newton baseball split final LHC twin bill

    GRINNELL — Newton’s Cardinal baseball squad split its final Little Hawkeye Conference doubleheader of the season on Thursday. The Cardinals notched a ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:28 am
  • Rusty Wallace promotes changes at Iowa Speedway

    NEWTON — “Newton has been good for the Iowa Speedway and I hope Iowa Speedway has been good for Newton,” Rusty Wallace said Thursday.
    July 11, 2014 - 11:42 am
  • Peters: is three-peat tonight

    Timothy Peters has accomplished what no other NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver has at Iowa Speedway.
    July 11, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • 2014 Indy 500 winner goes after Iowa win

    Winning the 2014 Indianoplis 500 was his dream come true for Ryan Hunter-Reay. The Fort Lauderdale, Fla. native also has a special place in his heart ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Michener, military to be honored tonight

    Levi Michener made his decision. He decided to forgo his senior season of Newton baseball to go into the U.S. Marines. Tonight, Michener will be honor ...
    July 11, 2014 - 10:48 am
  • History shows Crafton ready for strong run in Newton

    One of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ most successful drivers in recent years returns to a track Friday where he’s achieved some of his most c ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • IndyCar rookie Hawksworth no stranger to Iowa Speedway

    “I’m looking forward to being back on track at Iowa Speedway. It is quite small and presents some great intense racing,” Jack Hawksworth said two week ...
    July 10, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Raiders walk off again, advance in regional playoffs

    COLFAX — For the second night in a row, Collins-Maxwell/Baxter let a seventh-inning lead slip away.A ...
    July 10, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Lynnville-Sully opens regional play with win

    SULLY — Taking their first step for a return trip to the state softball tournament, Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks used a six-run fourth inning to power thei ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:54 am
  • Area prep baseball roundup

    Hawks drop final home gameSULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s final home baseball game didn’t go as planned We ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • MLB Capsules

    Reds 4, Cubs 1CINCINNATI (AP) — Alfredo Simon became the NL’s first 12-game winner and Billy Hamilto ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:51 am
  • Hawksworth is cleared to resume racing activities

    INDIANAPOLIS — Jack Hawksworth, Verizon IndyCar Series rookie driver, has been cleared to compete in this weekend’s Iowa Corn Indy 300 at Iowa Speedwa ...
    July 9, 2014 - 11:56 am
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