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  • Tamerius to continue football career at Simpson

    Two major knee injuries that required reconstructive surgery couldn't keep Alex Tamerius from playing the game he loves.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 2:14 am
  • Sports briefs

    A free pitching/catching clinic will be held Wednesday, March 4, for all fourth-fifth grade youths who are signed up for Creston Baseball/Softball Inc ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 2:08 am
  • High school basketball scores

    Girls basketballClass 4ARegional finalsHarlan 55 Lewis Central 19Sioux City Heelan 56 Spencer 30Boys ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 2:08 am
  • Drake Relays to add women's 800 race

    DES MOINES (AP) — The Drake Relays is adding a women’s 800-meter race to this year’s meet.Officials ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 2:08 am
  • Spartan lead vanishes in second half

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Kirkwood pulled away from Southwestern Community College late here Saturday in a 70-53 win over the Spartans.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 2:08 am
  • Area girls basketball

    Bedford 49,Mount Ayr 44BEDFORD — For the third time this season, Mount Ayr pushed Bedford to the bri ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:48 am
  • Panther girls, Knipfer finish third at state bowling

    DES MOINES — The Creston/O-M girls saved their best performance of the year for the State Co-ed Bowling Tournament here Monday at Plaza Lanes.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:52 am
  • Harlan seizes district win in final seconds

    ATLANTIC — Everything was shaping up perfectly for Creston to avenge a pair of two-point losses to conference rival Harlan — the most recent one six d ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:52 am
  • Cold shooting hampers Spartan women in road loss

    CEDAR RAPIDS — Southwestern women are in the midst of a challenging road swing, heading to Mason City Wednesday to face No. 6 NIACC on the heels of a ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:48 am
  • Sports briefs

    PELLA — The Central College men begin postseason play tonight in the Iowa Conference tournament first round by hosting Wartburg. The Dutch are 2-0 aga ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:48 am
  • Manfred says pace of game rules crucial to luring young fans

    PHOENIX (AP) — Commissioner Rob Manfred says new rules intended to speed up the pace of games are ai ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:48 am
  • Prep scoreboard

    Girls basketballMonday’s gamesRegional finalsBedford 60, Martensdale-St Marys 47Colo-Nesco 44, Kee, ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:48 am
  • Unranked Panthers tie for second in wild 2A team race

    DES MOINES — Three days earlier, they anxiously watched emergency medical workers assist fallen teammate Tayler Pettit as he lay unconscious on a mat ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Shiltz climbs to the top, Wray runner-up for Panthers

    DES MOINES — Twelve months earlier, after losing 5-2 in the 145-pound championship match as a freshman, Creston/O-M wrestler Chase Shiltz said he woul ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 2:19 am
  • Reed, Ricker fall short in bids for perfect season

    DES MOINES — Seniors Dusten Reed of Bedford/Lenox and Joe Ricker of Mount Ayr each entered Saturday night's State Wrestling Tournament finals with an ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 2:19 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should state budget cuts include closing mental health facilities in Iowa?
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