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  • Three area girls earn HOIC first-team

    The Heart of Iowa Conference released its all-conference honors for girls basketball recently and, like the boys, two players from Prairie City-Monroe ...
    March 10, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • PCM senior Freland garners INA all-state honor

    DES MOINES — The postseason accolades continue to pile up for Prairie City-Monroe’s Rachel Freland.S ...
    March 10, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • March Madness, I missed you

    My favorite time of the year is here.March Madness.There is no better sports weekend than the openin ...
    March 10, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • Former NHS athletes playing for Central College teams

    PELLA — Lizzie Stock and Chandler Sturtz, both 2014 Newton High graduates, are members of the Central College softball and baseball teams, respectivel ...
    March 10, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Former NHS athlete takes reins of girls’ soccer

    Player. Assistant coach. Head coach.Growing the soccer program at her alma mater is a goal for Abby ...
    March 9, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Sports journalism and social media: improvise, adapt, overcome

    Social media. Those two words scare me as a journalist, especially as a sports print journalist.I kn ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Newton, others open short indoor track season Monday

    Youth will be the driving force for Newton High’s track teams in 2015. The Cardinal girls’ and girls’ team return some top talent from last year to le ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:48 am
  • Newton’s Wood signs to play William Penn football

    Tyler Wood is a multi-sport athlete. He has excelled in all three sports — football, basketball and baseball — in his four years at Newton High School ...
    March 5, 2015 - 11:26 am
  • Cardinal Lanes Bowling

    March 4Women’s Wednesday Morning CoffeeNewton Daily News 2, Steppin Out Dance 2Newton Daily News — 2 ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:59 am
  • Three Cardinal girls claim LHC honors

    Michaela Jacobsen has been a force on the Newton High School girls’ basketball team the past three seasons. As a freshman, she paid her dues, but did ...
    March 4, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Rolling 800

    Jesse Hopkins of Monroe posted an 801 series during league action on Feb. 10 at Mustang Lanes in Monroe. Hopkins, who bowls for Raider Poker.net in th ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Three area boys land on HOIC first team

    Prairie City-Monroe seniors Logan Gilman and Trey Lindsay and Collins-Maxwell/Baxter senior Bryce Kemp were all recently named to the Heart of Iowa Co ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:38 am
  • Back at it after week-long hiatus

    For those of you who were aware, last week was not the most fun week of my life. And I am glad it’s over.
    March 3, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Bumblebees, Eagles play Big Game

    A big-game atmosphere existed in Newton High’s gymnasium Friday morning — fans cheering, the NHS pep band playing and two competitive teams on the bas ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:06 pm
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