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  • Outdoor news

    DES MOINES – The 2015 National Pheasant Fest and Quail Classic returns to Des Moines, February 20-22, at the Iowa Events Center.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 8:52 pm
  • Panthers grab sixth straight trip to state duals

    The only potential for drama was removed early in close decisions by Tayler Pettit and Jackson Mikkelsen.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 2:32 am
  • Wolverines shut down Bedford in second half

    BEDFORD — The Nodaway Valley girls clamped down on defense in the second half, pulling away to a 58-40 win over Class 1A ninth-ranked Bedford here Tue ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 2:32 am
  • Panthers win Atlantic JV Tournament

    ATLANTIC — Creston/Orient-Macksburg cruised to the team title here Thursday at the Atlantic JV Tournament.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 2:25 am
  • Sports briefs

    Max Thomsen of Union, LaPorte City gained his 200th career win and 150th career pin as top-ranked Union beat ADM 63-15 and Webster City 57-16 in Class ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 2:25 am
  • NV survives physical battle with Bedford

    BEDFORD — The officials let the boys play here Tuesday night.Nodaway Valley came out on top of physi ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 2:32 am
  • Senior night sharpshooters

    The Creston girls basketball team ended its regular season home schedule with a bang here Monday, shooting past Atlantic 62-47 on senior night.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:28 am
  • Big run lifts Mustangs over O-M

    ORIENT — Orient-Macksburg answered Murray's first punch here Friday night, but the Mustangs responded with an 18-0 run in the second quarter, cruising ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:28 am
  • Brief slump costly for Spartans

    One bad stretch proved costly for the Southwestern women in a 66-47 loss at home to Southeastern Community College.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:13 am
  • Sports briefs

    Class 3A boys basketball district pairings were announced Monday by the Iowa High School Athletic Association.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:12 am
  • Area girls basketball

    ORIENT — After Shannon Eads' buzzer-beater on a baseline drive gave Orient-Macksburg an 11-9 lead after one quarter here Friday, Murray outscored the ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:27 am
  • Area boys basketball

    MOUNT AYR — Rhett Murphy made the front end of a one-and-one free throw opportunity to seal a 58-57 victory over Clarinda Thursday night.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:11 am
  • Middle school basketball

    8th girlsCreston eighth-grade girls defeated Shenandoah Thursday, 56-20.Brielle Baker scored 27 poin ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:10 am
  • Panthers send 11 to district; gear up for dual regional here

    Creston/Orient-Macksburg will have an opportunity for a sixth straight trip to the State Dual Wrestling Tournament after winning the Class 2A sectiona ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 1:17 am
  • Nine area wrestlers advance to 1A districts

    LIBERTY CENTER — Eight area wrestlers claimed a spot in this weekend's Class 1A District 2 Tournament by placing in the top two of their respective we ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 1:17 am
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