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  • Two-point conversion sends Panthers to UNI-Dome

    GRIMES — Chase Shiltz dove for the goal line, scoring a 2-point conversion that gave Creston/Orient-Macksburg a thrilling 50-49 win over Dallas Center ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Raiders roll past Earlham into semifinals

    MOUNT AYR — Mount Ayr clinched its first ever trip to the UNI-Dome here Friday night with a 52-8 win over district opponent Earlham.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Spartans roll again, 96-49

    It was the second rout in a a week against an overmatched college JV squad, but Southwestern men's coach Todd Lorensen still found signs of progress i ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:16 am
  • Three Eagles on all-district first team

    East Union placed three players on the first team and five total players on Eight-Man District 7's all-district teams, announced this week.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • VICKER: What a ride it's been

    In Larry Peterson’s column Thursday, he wrote about enjoying the ride as a sports writer. Going back ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • Sports briefs

    Creston/O-M was a quarterfinalist five times in the former 16-team playoff format. An article in Thursday's News Advertiser stated incorrectly the Pan ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • Fishing report

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the w ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • National Football League

    AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast W L T Pct PF PANew England 7 2 0 .778 281 198Buffalo 5 3 0 .625 178 165Miami ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • College players shed pounds to hone body of work

    AMES (AP) — Iowa State’s Georges Niang was already one of the nation’s top players.Imagine what Nian ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:08 am
  • District rivals square off for coveted 'Dome' trip

    When Creston/Orient-Macksburg and Dallas Center-Grimes met the first time, on Oct. 17 at Panther Field, the stakes were high.
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • Raiders seek first trip to UNI-Dome

    MOUNT AYR — The 2014 Mount Ayr Raiders step into rare territory here Friday, when the eighth-ranked Raiders host Earlham in a Class A quarterfinal at ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Northern Iowa on rise, returns 5 starters

    CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — It’s been nearly five years since college basketball fans around the countr ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • PETERSON: History-making Panther team the latest in special memories collected

    I had kind of a reflective experience last Friday in covering a regional volleyball match between Southwest Valley and the Woodward-Granger team coach ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 1:19 pm
  • National Basketball Association

    EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division W L Pct GBToronto 4 1 .800 —Brooklyn 2 2 .500 1½New York 2 3 .40 ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Sports briefs

    BOONE — No. 10 DMACC defeated Southwestern 25-18, 25-13, 25-20 in regional volleyball play Wednesday night.
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 12:04 am
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