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  • Newton rolls past Knoxville in season opener

    Area high school football teams opened the 2014 season Friday night. Here's a roundup of the five varsity games. Read more on the games in Tuesday's N ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 1:17 am
  • Prep football scores

    Iowa High School Football ScoresFriday NightArea ScoresNewton 41, Knoxville 7Colfax-Mingo 21, Pleasa ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Super Nationals begin Saturday at Boone Speedway

    BOONE – The biggest dirt track racing event is just around the corner and competitors from 26 states and Canada have already signed on to be part of A ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • Deutsch leads area runners at ISU

    AMES — After runners crossed the finish line with mud dried to their legs, some even to their arms, Mark Deutsch explained how this moment, this race ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • Coen, Thomas lead NHS teams in cross country opener

    AMES — A year ago excessive heat canceled the Gilbert Invitational cross country meet. The 2014 edition of the meet had runners competing in cooler te ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:01 pm
  • The Pressbox

    Well, we’re in it now.Friday night at H.A. Lynn Stadium, Newton High’s football team takes on Knoxvi ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 2:28 pm
  • NHS freshmen win two matches

    Newton High’s freshmen got their first taste of high school volleyball Thursday in their own NHS Early Bird Freshman Invitational.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Colfax-Mingo volleyball splits at Madrid

    MADRID — Colfax-Mingo’s volleyball team split a pair of matches to begin its season Thursday night.T ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Pregame Outlook

    Newton High joins all the other Iowa high school turning on the Friday Night Lights this week with the opening of the 2014 football season.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:09 pm
  • Experienced Hawkeyes full of optimism

    IOWA CITY (AP) — Iowa’s biggest concern could be at kicker. Or maybe punter.However, for the first t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Young Cardinals have on-the-job training in home volleyball tourney

    Highlights were there in all five losses for the young Newton High Cardinal volleyball team. The Cardinals came out of their season opener — the Newto ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:52 am
  • Big 12 hopes 'One True Champion' good for playoff

    With 10 teams playing a round-robin schedule and no championship game, the Big 12 is emphasizing its unique standing in the new playoff era.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Aquagirls swim strong in first meet of 2014 season

    MARION — Despite losing their season opening swim meet, Newton/Colfax-Mingo/Pella’s Aquagirls had a “great meet” according to head coach Sarah Patters ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • PCM swept at DC-G Invite

    DALLAS CENTER — Prairie City-Monroe’s volleyball season got off to a tough start Tuesday night at the Dallas Center-Grimes Invitational as the Mustang ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • Iowa Speedway announces 2015 NASCAR dates

    Roughly three weeks after Newton's final racing weekend of the 2014 season, Iowa Speedway gave racing fans in the area something to look forward to ne ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 7:36 pm
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