• LHC 7th-grade champions

    Newton’s Berg Middle School seventh-grade boys’ basketball team finished an undefeated season with a 51-40 win over Indianola on Tuesday at Indianola. ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Legacies to be honored at Newton

    Legacy — historical significant achievements; something passed on from the past.Newton High School h ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • NHS freshman basketball teams lose to Pella

    Newton High’s freshman basketball teams and the boys’ junior varsity team were at home Thursday against Pella.
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:06 am
  • Lynnville-Sully boys thump Iowa Valley

    SULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s boys clinched at least a share of the 2017 South Iowa Cedar League championship at home Tuesday. The Class 1A sixth-ranked H ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:05 am
  • PCM’s Ellens to continue running career at Dordt

    MONROE — Prairie City-Monroe senior Chris Ellens was a late bloomer athletically.He wasn’t really in ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • PCM’s Waddell signs with Simpson College softball

    MONROE — Prairie City-Monroe senior Abby Waddell made one of the toughest decisions of her life so far recently when she decided to extend her athleti ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • CMB’s McWhirter signs with Wartburg football

    BAXTER — One might be hard pressed to find another high school athlete in Iowa that has had a tougher last few years than Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s Hun ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:56 am
  • Column: Signing day is important, not everything

    Wednesday was National Signing Day for collegiate football programs around the country. Fans from everywhere are glued to social media or to the inter ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:38 am
  • Rosenquist signs with D II Truman State

    Disruptive is good as a defensive player on the football team. Newton High senior Reese Rosenquist has played to his reputation — on the field — as a ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:37 am
  • Manning to play football at Ellsworth

    Playing football beyond high school has been the plan for Newton High senior Caden Manning. He decided where he will be doing that next year.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • PCM trio makes it official on National Signing Day

    MONROE — The Prairie City-Monroe football team won its first district title and playoff game in five seasons in 2016. While talent still exists in the ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:50 am
  • Cardinal boys dispatch Indians

    Five straight victories have Newton High’s Cardinal boys making a statement as the regular season winds down toward the Class 4A playoffs.
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 11:44 am
  • Newton girls pull away from Oskaloosa for LHC win

    Just 24 hours after losing a game they led most of the way, Newton High’s girls grabbed the lead on a two 3-point field goals in the final minute of t ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:16 am
  • No. 10 Hawks too much for PCM boys

    MONROE — Prairie City-Monroe boys basketball coach Fred Lorensen expects to be in the mix for the Heart of Iowa Conference championship every season.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Balance helps PCM girls blitz Hawks

    MONROE — In the first 17 games, Lexi Timmins reached double-figures in scoring twice.Her teammates a ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:02 am