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  • REDEMPTION

    FORT DODGE — All week long, Clarke senior pitcher Libby Bemis said “second place isn’t an option.”Af ...
    July 28, 2014 - 2:11 am
  • Five area athletes shine at Shrine Bowl

    CEDAR FALLS — The 42nd annual Iowa Shrine Bowl here Saturday at the UNI Dome featured five area athletes, all of whom made his mark on the game.
    July 28, 2014 - 2:11 am
  • REDEMPTION

    FORT DODGE — After seeing a 6-1 lead dwindle to 6-4, and completely vanish in the top of the seventh inning, the Clarke Lady Indians won the Class 3A ...
    July 25, 2014 - 8:31 pm
  • Akron-Westfield survives scare from Martensdale-St. Marys

    FORT DODGE — Martensdale-St. Marys had an opportunity to derail Akron-Westfield's perfect season here Thursday in a Class 1A semifinal game at Harlan ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Midnight madness

    FORT DODGE — The Clarke softball team advanced to the Class 3A state championship game for the second straight year with a 4-1 win over Greene County ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Lady Indians prepare for Greene County

    FORT DODGE — After Monday's impressive 13-0 win over Spirit Lake propelled the Clarke Lady Indians into tonight's semifinal game against Greene County ...
    July 25, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Outdoor news

    DES MOINES—State and national scientists are working to identify a fish found in the Mississippi River recently that, if proven to be what it is thoug ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Two new inductees in Bowling Hall

    The Creston Bowling Leagues gained two new inductees into their Hall of Fame July 18.Ron Pendegraft ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • Golf league scores

    PINE VALLEYMen’s Thursday LeagueJuly 17Team ScorePine Valley 108Madison-Steele 101Knuth-Lett 98Schne ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Postseason score list

    SOFTBALLState Softball TournamentWednesday’s consolation gamesClass 1ALynnville-Sully 3, Marquette C ...
    July 23, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Underwood races to first state tournament

    GLENWOOD — Underwood, outhit 11-2 in the game by Lenox, manufactured two runs, including the game-winner in the eighth inning, to earn the school's fi ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:06 pm
  • MSM walks off with win over Wayne at state softball

    FORT DODGE — In a Class 1A state softball quarterfinal here on Tuesday, the Pride of Iowa Conference showdown between Wayne and Martensdale-St. Marys ...
    July 23, 2014 - 1:06 pm
  • Sports briefs

    The Creston cross country camp will be held Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 4-5. The camp will run from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. each day.
    July 23, 2014 - 5:02 am
  • Postseason score list

    BASEBALLSubstate finalsClass 1AB-G-M, Brooklyn 5, Grundy Center 2 Don Bosco, Gilbertville 4, Denver ...
    July 23, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • PERFECT OPENER

    FORT DODGE — The Clarke softball team left little doubt here Monday that it means business.Senior pi ...
    July 22, 2014 - 6:07 am
  • Reader Poll

    What's your favorite Union County Fair event?
    Beef show
    Queen contest
    Demolition derby
    Donkey races
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