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  • Speedway Finale

    Iowa Speedway hosted its final race weekend for the 2016 summer with Friday's K&N Pro Series Casey's General Stores 150 and Saturday's NASCAR Xfinity ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • Jones wins Xfinity Series U.S. Cellular 250

    Going into the final weekend of racing at Iowa Speedway for 2016, there were plenty of story lines to follow for the NASCAR Xfinity Series U.S. Cellul ...
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Young Gilliland gets assist from Dad in K&N Series victory

    Todd Gilliland had the car to get to victory lane Friday night in the NASCAR K&N Series East-West combination race at Iowa Speedway.
    Aug. 1, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Erik Jones claims NASCAR Xfinity Series win at Iowa Speedway

    Erik Jones was fast at the start and fastest at the end Saturday, winning the 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway. Jones has ...
    July 30, 2016 - 11:12 pm
  • SICL all-conference softball teams filled with area flavor

    The South Iowa Cedar League all-conference softball teams were filled with area athletes. Colfax-Mingo, the SICL champion, had three first-team select ...
    July 29, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Racing novice still learning after four seasons

    Saturday marks the end of four racing seasons at Iowa Speedway for me. I didn’t realize when I got to Newton, Iowa Speedway had only been around since ...
    July 29, 2016 - 10:43 am
  • Eleven area athletes named to SICL baseball team

    Lynnville-Sully made a legitimate run at the South Iowa Cedar League baseball title this summer. Col ...
    July 29, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • CMB’s Stover, PCM’s Brown earn spots on HOIC first team

    Two area seniors who played a significant role in their team’s success this season were named to the Heart of Iowa Conference first team in baseball.
    July 29, 2016 - 11:58 am
  • Gragson makes history while trying to win K&N Series title

    Noah Gragson is an 18-year-old NASCAR K&N Pro Series driver who resides in the state of Washington.A ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:34 pm
  • All-State honors go to 10 area softball players

    Ten area softball players received all-state honors from the Iowa Girls Coaches Association. The IGCA released its 2016 All-State softball teams Thurs ...
    July 28, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Time to turn page, prepare for fall sports

    The summer sports season presented me with a lot to write about.Collins-Maxwell/Baxter made history ...
    July 28, 2016 - 11:41 am
  • Four area softball athletes land on HOIC first team

    The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter softball team’s historic season helped get nearly the entire starting lineup recognition on the Heart of Iowa Conference te ...
    July 27, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Passion pushes Marks as driver, owner

    Justin Marks has his racing roots in Iowa. Marks wears two hats as he comes into this weekend of racing at Iowa Speedway.
    July 27, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • CMB’s historic season ends with heartbreaking loss

    DES MOINES — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s baseball team relished the underdog role throughout the postseason.
    July 26, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • Four area baseball players earn all-district honors

    The 2016 season may have been the best baseball year in Collins-Maxwell/Baxter program history.The R ...
    July 26, 2016 - 10:51 am