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  • Harris, Laube earn golds at Hi Charger Relays

    CHARITON — Newton High’s boys lost a track meet a week ago because of inclement weather. The Cardinals were able to get into the Hi Charger Relays hos ...
    April 15, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • NHS boys come up short on tennis courts

    Newton High’s boys are young and inexperienced on the tennis court. Cardinal head coach Nick Hoskins knew that fact heading into the 2015 season.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Newton girls dominate in Marshalltown

    MARSHALLTOWN — Five of the 11 matches contested Monday at Marshalltown between Newton High’s Cardinal girls and Marshalltown’s Bobcats went to tiebrea ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • C-M’s Abel wins, PCM takes third as team

    ALTOONA — Colfax-Mingo’s Jimmy Abel proved right out of the gate that he will be a force to reckon with this season.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:49 am
  • Cardinal girl golfers tee off the season

    URBANDALE — “It’s a start,” Newton High girls’ golf head coach Scott Enyart said of the Cardinals’ third-place finish at Monday’s Urbandale Invitation ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • The spring season is a grind

    Spring is here. And it’s by far the most challenging season for me as a sports journalist.It’s not t ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Raider girls edge NICL’s best at home

    BAXTER — With his eye on Drake Relays qualifying, Collins-Maxwell/Baxter girls track coach Jerry Meinerts stacked a few of his relays Monday night and ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • CMB boys track starts another win streak

    BAXTER — A near sweep of the field events helped the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter boys’ track team get back on the winning track Monday.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:46 am
  • PCM’s Maher sets new nine-hole school record

    PLEASANTVILLE — On a day where most of the Prairie City-Monroe girls’ golfers struggled, sophomore Breanna Maher set a new school record.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Peter, Vos claim wins, Mustangs finish third

    NORWALK — The Prairie City-Monroe girls’ track team continues to trend in the right direction approaching the midway point in the season.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Lynnville-Sully golfers take third at Iowa Valley

    MARENGO — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawk golfers finished third in the Iowa Valley triangular golf meet Monday at Marengo Golf Club.
    April 14, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Cardinal girls finally compete in Boone track meet

    BOONE — Newton High’s girls were to have opened the 2015 outdoor track season at Boone. It didn’t happen because of Mother Nature.
    April 14, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Cards net two wins, Mustangs go 1-2 in tourney

    PLEASANT HILL — Recording back-to-back shutouts in their two matches at the Southeast Polk soccer tournament, Newton High’s girls improved to 3-1 on t ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • Scrumming it

    Newton’s Jacob Smith sees the ball coming out of the scrum at the feet of his teammate Zach Blayne, who is part of the scrum against Union. Newton Rug ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Raiders’ long win streak ends at home invite

    BAXTER ­­—­ The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter boys’ track and field team already knew it would have its hands full with Heart of Iowa Conference rival Gilber ...
    April 13, 2015 - 11:52 am
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