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  • Not a typical sports journalist; more than that

    We all use stereotypes. We make natural assumptions. We do it concerning athletes. We do it concerni ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Tigerhawk teams find success at SICL indoor meet

    GRINNELL — Starting next fall, Colfax-Mingo athletics will move into the South Iowa Cedar League.Thu ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Short-handed Raiders finalize indoor season at Central

    PELLA — Once again missing athletes for various reasons, the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter track and field teams still found a way to find success at an indo ...
    March 20, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Wood’s shooting touch nets NHS scoring marks

    Points piled up by the ones, twos and threes. There were even occasional four-point plays.When it al ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:52 am
  • Newton’s Humphrey, Bailey earn all-district bowling honors

    Newton High’s junior Madison Humphrey and senior Erica Bailey recently were recognized for their 2014-15 bowling season. The two Cardinal bowlers were ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • CMB boys claim two top-10 finishes at ISU Classic

    AMES — A pair of top-10 finishes highlighted the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter boys’ track team’s day at the annual Iowa State Indoor Classic on Tuesday.
    March 18, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Four Cardinals garner LHC basketball honors

    Tyler Wood not only put his imprint on Newton High School basketball, he put his imprint on Little Hawkeye Conference basketball the past four years.
    March 17, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Newton girls’ track team competes in ISU Classic

    AMES — Newton High’s Grace Coen was in the middle of a junior trio at the head of the field in the 3,000-meter race at Monday’s 22nd Iowa State Girls ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:45 am
  • Spring seasons are here, even if the weather doesn’t show it

    My wife doesn’t get into sports too much. I knew that when I married her.So when she asked me if Wed ...
    March 23, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Area teams improve at second indoor meet

    AMES — Track and field coaches from Prairie City-Monroe, Collins-Maxwell/Baxter and Colfax-Mingo were looking to build on Friday’s first indoor meet o ...
    March 17, 2015 - 10:46 am
  • CMB boys off to another strong start

    PELLA — The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter boys’ track and field team went undefeated during the regular season a year ago and then claimed conference and dis ...
    March 16, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • CMB, PCM earn three medals at Central

    PELLA — With so many athletes missing in action, it was tough for area girls’ track and field coaches to get a good gauge of their respective squads F ...
    March 16, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Daily News’ hoops challenge contest is up and running

    NCAA Selection Sunday is done with 68 teams. The NCAA men’s basketball tournament bracket is completed with 68 teams and appears on page 3B in Monday’ ...
    March 16, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Lynnville-Sully’s Jake Brand receives SICL Golden Award

    South Iowa Cedar League coaches named Lynnville-Sully’s Jake Brand the conference’s 2015 Golden Award recipient.
    March 16, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • March Madness is here

    The Newton Daily News has partnered with Montana Mike’s in Newton to hold the Montana Mike’s Bracket Challenge. 
    March 13, 2015 - 11:18 am
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