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  • CMB’s historic season could get toughest challenge yet

    If the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter football team wants to stay alive in the playoffs and continue on its historic season, the Raiders will need to bring a ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Newton’s Coen headlinesarea runners at state cross country

    The annual Iowa High School State Cross Country Championships will take place Saturday at Lakeside Municipal Golf Course in Fort Dodge. 
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Gilman’s 310 yards not enough for Mustangs in playoff opener

    WILLIAMSBURG — Prairie City-Monroe’s football team lost a double-digit lead for the second straight week despite 310 passing yards from Logan Gilman. 
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Cardinals sink Clippers in 3A playoffs

    TIFFIN — Tyler Wood sat in the middle of the field with his arms outstretched and holding the football. Newton High’s senior quarterback and defensive ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • CMB's historic season continues after rout

    MAXWELL — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter added another notch to its historic football season Wednesday night.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 1:55 pm
  • Mustang fall in playoff opener

    Prairie City-Monroe's Ricky Reeve (3) gets to the end zone on this run to give the Mustangs a 7-0 lead over hots Williamsburg in Wednesday night's Cla ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Mount Ayr 'outmans' Colfax in 63-7 victory

    MOUNT AYR — The No. 1-ranked passing offense in Class A never could shift out of neutral Wednesday evening at Raider Field.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Prep football playoff scores

    Class 1AFirst RoundA-H-S-T-W, Avoca 46, Ogden 14Central Decatur, Leon 38, Pella Christian 14Dike-New ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 2:27 am
  • Prep football second round playoff pairings

    Iowa High School FootballPlayoffsSecond RoundMondayAll games start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise notedC ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 2:25 am
  • Go Cardinals

    Former Newton High head football coach John Jenkins got a visit from the Newton Cardinal Big Red at Park Centre/Willowbrook. It is thumbs up for the C ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Raiders suffer season-ending loss to HOIAC rival

    JEWELL — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter volleyball coach Scott Ranck put a lot of emphasis on serve receive leading up to the Raiders’ Class 2A Region 5 quart ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Fifteenth-ranked Tigers too much for the Hawks

    MARENGO — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks knew they would have to play their best volleyball match of the season to upend 15th-ranked Iowa Valley’s Tigers in ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • USAC Silver Crown Series returning to Iowa Speedway in 2015

    Iowa Speedway announced Tuesday the addition of the United States Auto Club (USAC) Silver Crown Series to its action-packed 2015 schedule. The legends ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:42 am
  • Four area high school football teams head into playoffs

    Newton High’s Cardinals, Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s Raiders, Colfax-Mingo’s Tigerhawks and Prairie City-Monroe’s Mustangs play on in Iowa high school fo ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Cardinals tumble in regional play

    OSKALOOSA — Newton High’s regional volleyball match Monday was indicative of the season the Cardinals have had. Up and down.
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:33 am
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