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  • Creston defends junior golf title

    ATLANTIC — For the fifth year in a row, Creston has won the team trophy for the Southwest Iowa Junior Golf Tournament play.
    July 14, 2014 - 12:42 am
  • Jones wins battle of rising NASCAR stars

    NEWTON — Every so often, there are nights in NASCAR’s top three series when you realize you’re watch ...
    July 14, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Dozier homers twice in Twins’ 13-5 win over Rockies

    DENVER — Brian Dozier cranked up for the Home Run Derby at the All-Star game with two homers and the ...
    July 14, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Home run fuels Winterset win over Panthers

    WINTERSET — Things spiralled out of control for the Creston softball team here Thursday night after a second inning error led to a three-run home run ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:59 am
  • Titans squeeze into second place with sweep

    Lewis Central slipped a half-game in front of Council Bluffs St. Albert for second place in the Hawkeye 10 Conference with a sweep of Creston here Thu ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:59 am
  • Area baseball

    CORNING — Southwest Valley scored five runs in the bottom of hte seventh inning to complete a wild, come-from-behind win over Central Decatur here on ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:49 am
  • Outdoor news

    POLK CITY — Nearly $3 million worth of new features and renovations at Big Creek State Park will be highlighted in a celebration on July 17, from 3-6: ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:49 am
  • Golf league scores

    PINE VALLEYLadies LeagueJuly 1Team ScoreCarroll Family Chiropractic 50Elm’s Club 48Crowettes 48Bogie ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:49 am
  • Trap shooting league

    Results from the first two weeks of the High Lakes Outdoor Alliance trap shooting league held at the shooting range north of Three Mile Lake:
    July 11, 2014 - 1:49 am
  • Sports briefs

    The site of tonight's Class 1A Region 6 semifinal game between Bedford and Mount Ayr has been changed from Murray to Lenox.
    July 11, 2014 - 1:53 am
  • Panthers finish what they started June 3

    It took 36 days, but this time Creston finished out a rout of Clarinda in Hawkeye 10 baseball action.
    July 10, 2014 - 1:24 am
  • Mount Ayr knocks off Lenox, 5-2

    LENOX — Mount Ayr sophomore Kirsten Dolecheck picked a good time to break out of a slump, as she helped the Raiderettes turn Class 1A Region 6 upside ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:24 am
  • Timberwolves' season comes to end at IKM-Manning

    IRWIN — Southwest Valley had been playing solid softball coming into Wednesday night’s Class 2A regional quarterfinal game against ninth-ranked IKM-Ma ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:16 am
  • Bedford stuns No. 9-ranked Murray, 9-4

    MURRAY — When the Class 1A Region 6 softball pairings were announced, a regional final showdown in Chariton on July 14 was anticipated between fifth-r ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:17 am
  • Holmes leaving SWCC for D-III job

    The Mike Holmes regime in Southwestern Community College men’s basketball is over.Holmes announced t ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:16 am
  • Reader Poll

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