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  • Gilliland the Great: 17-year-old dominates Casey’s 150

    Todd Gilliland didn’t waste time getting into the lead during the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East-West Challenge race at Iowa Speedway on Friday night.
    July 31, 2017 - 11:32 am
  • Statement victory at Iowa Speedway

    Actions speak louder than words.Ryan Preece announced in December 2016 he was walking away from a se ...
    Aug. 1, 2017 - 12:42 pm
  • Nine softball girls claim IGCA all-state honors

    Area softball teams were highly successful in 2017.Colfax-Mingo played in its first state tournament ...
    July 31, 2017 - 11:32 am
  • Area athletes enjoy Shrine Bowl experience

    CEDAR FALLS — In a game that ends a week in which thousands of dollars were raised to help kids at Shriner hospitals around the country, the end resul ...
    July 31, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • Preece wins Iowa Speedway's Xfinity Series U.S. Cellular 250

    Ryan Preece believed in himself. He also knew people who believed in him and his dream of competing and winning in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
    July 30, 2017 - 4:01 pm
  • Making it count

    Athletes who excel aren’t just talented. They work hard to be the best they can be, which usually translates into excelling in competition.
    July 28, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • LHC baseball honors go to three Cardinals

    Trey Vanderlaan, Brennen Dodd and Tyler Stanton were three of the six seniors leading Newton High’s baseball team in 2017. It wasn’t the senior season ...
    July 28, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Five Mustangs, three Raiders land on all-HOIC baseball teams

    One year after advancing to the state tournament, the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter baseball team won just two games in Heart of Iowa Conference play this se ...
    July 28, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • Nine area baseball players collect all-district honors

    Strong pitching was one of the bigger reasons Colfax-Mingo and Lynnville-Sully put together successful seasons.
    July 28, 2017 - 10:53 am
  • Hilderbrand, Yoder hit hole-in-ones

    Two hole-in-ones were struck at Newton’s Westwood Golf Course in a four-day span. Two different golfers aced two different holes.
    July 28, 2017 - 9:52 am
  • Xfinity Series pulls in for second go at Iowa in U.S. Cellular 250

    What do a grill master, an Eagle Boy Scout and a Star Trek fan have in common? They all are competing in Saturday’s 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series U.S. Ce ...
    July 28, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Column: Hashtag controversy works into Cy-Hawk rivalry

    The Cy-Hawk rivalry can be silly sometimes. As football season quickly approaches, fans will look at anything to stoke the rivalry before the two team ...
    July 27, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • K&N Pro Series drivers ready for East-West showdown

    NASCAR K&N Pro Series driver Julia Landauer has a college degree from Stanford University. She is smart enough to know that she is no longer in the ru ...
    July 27, 2017 - 11:10 am
  • Twelve area athletes earn all-SICL softball honors

    In a year when the conference sent four teams to the state softball tournament, Colfax-Mingo and Lynnville-Sully were in the discussion for the South ...
    July 26, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Newton softball players earn LHC honors

    Four Newton High School softball players received recognition from Little Hawkeye Conference coaches to wrap up the 2017 softball season. The Cardinal ...
    July 25, 2017 - 11:14 am