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  • Blaney best on long, short runs to Iowa victory

    Long runs and short runs were under the command of Ryan Blaney in a dominating performance on his run to victory lane Saturday at Iowa Speedway.
    NEW: Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Blaney dominates in U.S. Cellular 250 win at Iowa Speedway

    Ryan Blaney was not going to be denied a NASCAR Xfinity Series victory for the second week in a row. Blaney, driving the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mus ...
    Aug. 2, 2015 - 5:44 am
  • Back-to-Back: McReynolds wins again at Iowa Speedway

    When Brandon McReynolds won the K&N Pro Series combination race at Iowa Speedway back in May, he needed a late pass on a restart with eight laps to go ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Ten area players receive HOIC baseball honors

    Clay Cooper made a gigantic improvement at the plate this season for the Prairie City-Monroe baseball team.
    July 31, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Wood, Stover, Brown, Cooper earn all-district baseball honors

    Five area baseball players received recognition from the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association. The IHSBCA announced its 2015 All-District tea ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:04 am
  • Get To Know Newton, Jesse Little and a dash of Japan all wrapped up in NASCAR racing

    Branding is important for sports, businesses, cities — you name it, it’s important.Have you ever not ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • 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
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