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  • 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
  • Wilson homer helps C-M softball rally past CMB

    COLLINS — For the second straight night, the Colfax-Mingo softball team used a big inning to rally back for a win.
    June 29, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Seniors lead PCM to win over Clarke

    PRAIRIE CITY — After being recognized before the game, the seniors on the Prairie City-Monroe baseball team led the Mustangs to an 11-10 walk-off win ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Cards come inches away from another upset

    The Newton softball team is no stranger to playing ranked teams.Playing another game against a ranke ...
    June 28, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • C-M softball rallies past Montezuma

    MONTEZUMA — The Colfax-Mingo softball team is one victory away from a South Iowa Cedar League championship.
    June 28, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Newton baseball gets swept by Indians

    The Newton baseball team played the opener of Monday’s Little Hawkeye Conference doubleheader against Oskaloosa without its regular starting lineup.
    June 28, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • PCM softball upsets Class 3A No. 15 Saydel

    MONROE — In a potential Class 3A regional semifinal matchup, the Prairie City-Monroe softball team got the upper hand against Saydel on Monday night.
    June 28, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • PCM loses to Saydel, Eagles claim HOIC title

    PRAIRIE CITY — The Prairie City-Monroe baseball team was held to just two hits at the plate, and the Mustang defense committed five errors during a 14 ...
    June 28, 2016 - 10:47 am