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  • Happy Father's Day: Sam Hornish Jr. wins American Ethanol E15 250 at Iowa Speedway

    What a replacement driver? Sam Hornish Jr. said yes to a call from Joe Gibbs Racing to fill in for an injured Matt Tifft in the No. 18 Toyota in Sunda ...
    June 19, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • Iowa native is Brennan Poole’s NASCAR Xfinity Series crew chief

    Drivers are not the only competitive ones on a NASCAR racing team.“I have a competitive nature and I ...
    June 17, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Summer sports have arrived

    Officially, we’ve closed the book on the 2016 high school spring sports season. Wow, what a spring season Newton had — state track meet, state golf fo ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Ames powers past Newton softball team

    AMES — Two aspects of their game didn’t play out well against host Ames Thursday night as Newton High’s Cardinals dropped an 8-2 decision in non-confe ...
    June 17, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • Five sets of sisters play on 2016 Newton softball team

    Sister Sledge’s “We Are Family” could be the 2016 Newton High softball team’s theme song for several reasons. One reason for that is like the 1979 Wor ...
    June 17, 2016 - 12:33 pm
  • IHSAA releases 1A, 2A baseball assignments

    The Iowa High School Athletic Association released the postseason baseball assignments for Class 1A and 2A on Thursday, and four Jasper County teams h ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • CMB stays on winning track

    COLLINS — The few hours Collins-Maxwell/Baxter junior Hunter McWhirter gets to spend at the baseball diamond with his Raider squad every night is a gr ...
    June 17, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Newton Trap Team competes at state meet

    The Newton Trap Team finished out its 2016 trap shoot season June 11 and 12 at the Iowa State Trap Championships in Cedar Falls. The Cardinal varsity ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:04 am
  • Cardinals topple No. 5 Norwalk in LHC play

    Recording back-to-back wins over ranked teams in Little Hawkeye Conference play, Newton High’s softball team is on a hot streak. The Cardinals got a w ...
    June 16, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Kennedy making his Xfinity Series debut

    Growing up in the heart of NASCAR country, Ben Kennedy developed a passion for racing.As Iowa Speedw ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:44 am
  • Warriors push past Cardinals in LHC baseball action

    Breaking out to a 3-1 lead in the first two innings Wednesday at home seemed to bode well for Newton High’s baseball team.
    June 16, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • PCM can’t get bats going in loss to Hawks

    PRAIRIE CITY —The Prairie City-Monroe baseball team was held to five hits at the plate, and South Hamilton’s three-run fourth inning was all the Hawks ...
    June 16, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Kirchhoff still at it after 50 years

    Stan Kirchhoff has seen a lot of high school sporting events.He’s thrown flags on a football field f ...
    June 16, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • BKR teammates look for first win at Iowa

    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski will race in Sunday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen at Iowa Spe ...
    June 16, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • CMB’s Kahler twirls perfect game

    NEVADA — The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter softball team bounced back perfectly from a tough loss Tuesday night against North Polk.
    June 16, 2016 - 10:35 am