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  • And we're back folks

    A couple of days in my native Kansas and a few days breathing in some Rocky Mountain air at my aunt and uncle’s home in Colorado, and I’m good to go a ...
    July 1, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Rain shortens local sports slate

    Rain needed in the Newton area came at an inopportune time for area high school softball and baseball teams Thursday. Only one of the eight scheduled ...
    July 1, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • Cards knock off No. 2 Pella

    PELLA — No one will deny it has been a rough season for Newton High’s baseball team. The Cardinals were riding a nine-game losing streak in Little Haw ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Cardinal softball rallies past Pella in a LHC showdown

    PELLA — With a late charge, Newton High’s Cardinals turned things around quickly in Wednesday’s Little Hawkeye Conference softball showdown against ho ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • Lynnville-Sully teams win SICL finales

    SULLY — Lynnville-Sully’s baseball and softball teams notched one-run wins at home against HLV Wednesday. The Hawk baseball team claimed a 5-4 win and ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:25 am
  • IndyCar drivers, teams gather information for Iowa Corn 300

    Veteran drivers and rookie drivers alike were helping nine Verizon IndyCar Series racing teams gather information they’ll use to ready for the July 10 ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Colfax-Mingo softball wins SICL title

    COLFAX — The Colfax-Mingo softball team came into Wednesday’s South Iowa Cedar League game with at least a share of the conference title.
    June 30, 2016 - 11:32 am
  • Getting away for a bit

    There aren’t very many weeks out of the year that are good for vacations when it comes to the life of a sports journalist.
    June 30, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • District pairings set for area 1A, 2A prep baseball teams

    Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s baseball team will host two Class 2A playoff baseball games, while Lynnville-Sully and Colfax-Mingo will do battle for a thir ...
    June 30, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Jurgens’ homer powers CMB to HOIC title

    COLLINS — Collins-Maxwell/Baxter’s Payge Jurgens hit her sixth home run of the season on Senior Night, and eighth-grader Mikayla Houge recorded her 10 ...
    June 30, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Mustang baseball shuts out Nevada

    PRAIRIE CITY — Sophomore Noah Henkenius tossed a complete-game, six-hitter on the mound and finished with two RBIs at the plate in Prairie City-Monroe ...
    June 30, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • Big first inning lifts No. 13 Boone past No. 15 Newton

    BOONE — In a possible preview of a Class 4A Region 2 semifinal match-up, 13th-ranked Boone got past 15th-ranked Newton, 13-8, Tuesday. The host Toread ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:58 am
  • Rhoads plays in all-star game

    Newton High senior Hannah Rhoads (18) — seen here in a playoff game eariler this season — played in Saturday’s Iowa High School Soccer Coaches Associa ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:59 am
  • Tigerhawks get walk-off win over CMB

    COLFAX — Spinning in a six-game losing streak, the Colfax-Mingo baseball team could have given up and quit when Collins-Maxwell/Baxter rallied from a ...
    June 29, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Knoxville gets win over PCM softball

    KNOXVILLE — Prairie City-Monroe’s softball team lost 7-2 to Knoxville on Tuesday night during a non-conference road game.
    June 29, 2016 - 10:28 am