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  • Cardinal soccer celebrates victories

    Newton High’s soccer teams had a good weekend on the H.A. Lynn Stadium field. Friday night, the Card ...
    April 19, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • NHS girls take fourth at Cardinal Invitational

    Newton High’s girls faced a packed field in Thursday’s 2015 Cardinal Invitational. There were 14 schools competing in the girls’ division.
    April 17, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • Harris, Kemp stage a top show in 110 hurdles

    Deonne Harris and Bryce Kemp were a marquis matchup in the 110-meter high hurdles at Thursday’s Cardinal Invitational track meet at Newton’s H.A. Lynn ...
    April 17, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Colfax-Mingo girls take ‘big step forward’

    OGDEN — Colfax-Mingo sophomore Dakota Hostetter qualified as an individual in the state cross country meet this past fall.
    April 17, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Maggard shoots 44 for Tigerhawks at Pleasantville

    PLEASANTVILLE — In the season opener Thursday, Colfax-Mingo senior Olivia Maggard claimed runner-up honors at the Pleasantville Golf Course.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Tigerhawk boys move up in district standings

    DES MOINES — Competing against schools much larger, the Colfax-Mingo boys track and field team was more concerned about running personal-best times an ...
    April 17, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Mustangs win six events, take second at Guthrie Center

    GUTHRIE CENTER — A sickness earlier this year put a brief damper on Prairie City-Monroe sophomore Jayci Vos’ chances at qualifying for the Drake Relay ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Early hole dooms PCM boys at home

    MONROE — The Prairie City-Monroe boys’ soccer team couldn’t recover from an early hole Thursday night.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Lynnville-Sully teams compete well at home meet

    SULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s Hawk track teams had strong showings in front of the home crowd Thursday in the Lynnville-Sully Coed Invitational. It was th ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Newton junior varsity girls’ golf team wins

    JOHNSTON — Newton High’s junior varsity girls’ golf team defeated host Johnston by 10 strokes on the Par-3 course at Jester Park Thursday.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Newton defeats Pella Christian in close LHC girls’ tennis dual

    PELLA — Newton High’s Katherine Thorpe and Elizabeth Myers were locked in an intense doubles match against Pella Christian’s Sophie Vander Molen and M ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Being selfish in sports is what I want, but know it is not what’s good

    Family and sports have been connected for me most of my life. Wrestling was the main sport in the Sheets family and our extended family.
    April 17, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Raider soccer loses 3-0

    Tabitha Halferty (13) kicks the ball downfield for the Collins-Maxwell/Baxter girls’ soccer team against North Polk on Tuesday. The Raiders trailed Ba ...
    April 17, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Vanderlaan, Brisel come together on the diamond

    The Newton YMCA has always been a big part of the youth sports scene in the community.But Tom Vander ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:32 am
  • PCM now in search of girls basketball coach

    Prairie City-Monroe High School will have a new high school girls’ basketball coach next season.Bret ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:26 am
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