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  • 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
  • Clapper leads CMB boys to win over Comets

    ALLEMAN — The Collins-Maxwell/Baxter boys basketball team lost a home game to North Polk on Thursday. Five days later, the Raiders turned the table on ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Sixth-ranked Hawks deck Tigerhawk boys in SICL play

    SULLY — Defensive energy provided fuel for a runaway victory in South Iowa Cedar League conference play for the Class 1A sixth-ranked Lynnville-Sully ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Tenth-ranked Hawk girls claim SICL crown with win over Tigerhawks

    SULLY — Scoring 20 points off of Colfax-Mingo’s 35 turnovers, Class 1A 10th-ranked Lynnville-Sully High’s girls cruised to a 58-38 win Tuesday at home ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:06 am
  • Mustang girls rout Rams

    JEFFERSON — With six straight wins in the books, the Prairie City-Monroe girls basketball team is now back in the Class 3A rankings.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Cardinal girls lose lead late at Chariton

    CHARITON — Trying to break out of a five-game losing streak, Newton High’s girls went on the road Monday to face a 12-4 Chariton team in non-conferenc ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Cardinals roll over Chargers

    CHARITON — No slow start on the road Monday night for Newton High’s boys. The Cardinals executed well at both ends of the basketball court to hand hos ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:29 am