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  • Spieker, O'Brien tied for point lead

    CORNING — Chris Spieker came into the July 26 races trailing defending champion Jason O'Brien by just five points, as they battle it out for the 2014 ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:52 am
  • McCabe, area players take part in All-Star Game

    WAUKEE — Creston head softball coach Mike McCabe proudly represented Creston High School here Monday evening as one of the coaches for the White All-S ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:54 am
  • Daughton, Arevalo on POI first team

    Mount Ayr's Daughton and Lenox's Aurora Arevalo were the only two representatives from the western division of the Pride of Iowa Conference on the all ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:52 am
  • Lenox puts three on POI first team

    After a 22-6 season that ended in a 2-1 loss in the substate finals, Lenox was rewarded with three players being selected to the Pride of Iowa all-con ...
    July 29, 2014 - 1:52 am
  • Redemption

    FORT DODGE — All week long, Clarke senior pitcher Libby Bemis said “second place isn’t an option.”Af ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • Five area athletes shine at Shrine Bowl

    CEDAR FALLS — The 42nd annual Iowa Shrine Bowl here Saturday at the UNI Dome featured five area athletes, all of whom made his mark on the game.
    July 28, 2014 - 2:11 am

    FORT DODGE — After seeing a 6-1 lead dwindle to 6-4, and completely vanish in the top of the seventh inning, the Clarke Lady Indians won the Class 3A ...
    July 28, 2014 - 12:27 pm
  • Akron-Westfield survives scare from Martensdale-St. Marys

    FORT DODGE — Martensdale-St. Marys had an opportunity to derail Akron-Westfield's perfect season here Thursday in a Class 1A semifinal game at Harlan ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • Could Kyle Orton be an option as Bears' backup QB?

    BOURBONNAIS (MCT) — Kyle Orton was planning to head to training camp with the Cowboys this week. But ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • PETERSON: Lenox Tigers are back on Iowa's baseball map

    Twenty-five years ago I stood in the media box at Marshalltown High School shooting photographs of Lenox pitcher Kurt Stoaks on the mound for coach St ...
    July 25, 2014 - 8:53 pm
  • Padres pound the Cubs 13-3

    CHICAGO (MCT) — The dog days have arrived early for the Chicago Cubs.Manager Rick Renteria insists h ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Midnight madness

    FORT DODGE — The Clarke softball team advanced to the Class 3A state championship game for the second straight year with a 4-1 win over Greene County ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Lady Indians prepare for Greene County

    FORT DODGE — After Monday's impressive 13-0 win over Spirit Lake propelled the Clarke Lady Indians into tonight's semifinal game against Greene County ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:49 am
  • Outdoor news

    DES MOINES—State and national scientists are working to identify a fish found in the Mississippi River recently that, if proven to be what it is thoug ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Two new inductees in Bowling Hall

    The Creston Bowling Leagues gained two new inductees into their Hall of Fame July 18.Ron Pendegraft ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:43 pm
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