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  • 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 - 1:25 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
  • Reds deal young Cubs sixth straight loss

    CINCINNATI — Youth is being served on the Cubs’ roster.But latest arrivals Arismendy Alcantara, Dall ...
    July 10, 2014 - 1:16 am
  • Huskies triumph in district tourney preview

    Earlier in the day, Winterset and Creston learned about their matchup to open Class 3A district tournament play July 18 in Atlantic.
    July 9, 2014 - 1:45 am
  • Raiderettes finish off East Union

    MOUNT AYR — When the Mount Ayr players sprinted toward their cars Monday night and the East Union bus pulled out of the parking lot here, the two team ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:45 am
  • Timberwolves overtake Nodaway Valley in regional

    GREENFIELD — Southwest Valley avenged a 5-2 loss last week in defeating Nodaway Valley 8-3 Tuesday in a Class 2A Region 7 game.
    July 9, 2014 - 1:31 am
  • Area baseball

    Treynor 21,Lenox 3LENOX — Treynor feasted on Lenox’s pitching here on Tuesday, beating the Tigers 21 ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:31 am
  • Area softball

    Nodaway Valley 11, Mount Ayr 3MOUNT AYR — Nodaway Valley finished with 16 hits in an 11-3 win over M ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:30 am
  • Panther freshmen end with twinbill sweep

    The Creston freshman softball team went 3-3 in recent action against Clarinda and Glenwood to wrap up a 5-8 season.
    July 9, 2014 - 1:45 am
  • Panther freshmen gain first wins

    The Creston freshman baseball team split recent doubleheaders with Glenwood and Atlantic, while dropping one seven-inning game to Norwalk.
    July 9, 2014 - 1:29 am
  • Creston Little League

    SENIOR GIRLSSWAT 15, Pride 2 (semifinal game): Multiple hits — SWAT: Maura Kinsella 2; Pride: Lexi M ...
    July 9, 2014 - 1:45 am
  • Perfect game clinches H-10 crown for Panthers

    A perfect way to cap off an improbable run to the Hawkeye 10 Conference softball championship.Cresto ...
    July 8, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Panthers rally late, but win slips away

    It looked like Creston was about to sneak out of Monday's resumed game with Council Bluffs St. Albert with a Hawkeye 10 Conference victory.
    July 8, 2014 - 12:07 am
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