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  • Tigerhawk cross country completes 180 turn at state

    FORT DODGE — The Colfax-Mingo girls’ cross country team has experienced quite a turnaround in the past seasons.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Coen cracks top 10 at state cross country meet

    FORT DODGE — Running in her third consecutive Iowa High School State Cross Country Championships, Newton junior Grace Coen traveled to Lakeside Munici ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • CMB's Deutsch gets redemption in state meet encore

    FORT DODGE — As a junior, Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s Mark Deutsch admittedly didn’t know what he was doing at the Iowa High School State Cross Country C ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • YMCA to hold travel team basketball tryouts

    The YMCA will be hosting competitive boys and girls basketball travel team tryouts Monday and Thursday.
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 11:05 am
  • Aquagirls claim three regional championships

    INDIANOLA — “I don’t have the words to tell you what this means to me,” said senior Rachel Prendergast after winning an Iowa regional championship in ...
    Nov. 4, 2014 - 2:34 am
  • The Pressbox

    Field of Dreams is consider a classic baseball movie. It is also a ghost story.Just think about it. ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • NCMP’s Eide claims fifth at district to end first diving season

    PLEASANT HILL — Morgann Eide was the first diver to represent NCMP at district diving competition since 2011. The first-year freshman diver represente ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Cardinals take a second go at top-ranked Pella

    How do you stop the juggernaut known as Pella Little Dutch?“I don’t know, but we’re going to give it ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:11 pm
  • 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 - 1:54 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 - 12:12 pm
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