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    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 25, 2014 - 8:31 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 - 12:07 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 - 8:52 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 - 11:48 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 - 11:48 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
  • Golf league scores

    PINE VALLEYMen’s Thursday LeagueJuly 17Team ScorePine Valley 108Madison-Steele 101Knuth-Lett 98Schne ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Postseason score list

    SOFTBALLState Softball TournamentWednesday’s consolation gamesClass 1ALynnville-Sully 3, Marquette C ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Emergency starter Anthony Swarzak lifts Twins over Indians

    MINNEAPOLIS — Anthony Swarzak has been begging for a start for the nearly two years since his last o ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Underwood races to first state tournament

    GLENWOOD — Underwood, outhit 11-2 in the game by Lenox, manufactured two runs, including the game-winner in the eighth inning, to earn the school's fi ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:06 pm
  • MSM walks off with win over Wayne at state softball

    FORT DODGE — In a Class 1A state softball quarterfinal here on Tuesday, the Pride of Iowa Conference showdown between Wayne and Martensdale-St. Marys ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:06 pm
  • Sports briefs

    The Creston cross country camp will be held Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 4-5. The camp will run from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. each day.
    July 23, 2014 - 5:02 am
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