SHENANDOAH — Things quickly turned around for the Creston boys basketball team after a sluggish start here Tuesday, as the Panthers nearly hit the century mark in a 94-67 win over Shenandoah.
BEDFORD — Bedford held a 25-6 lead over Southwest Valley at the end of the first quarter and sailed to a 62-40 win over the Timberwolves here on Tuesday.
BEDFORD — Bedford bolted to a 17-4 lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back in a 57-37 win over Southwest Valley here on Tuesday.
Tickets are on sale in the Creston High School Activities Office for the boys basketball game with ADM Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.
REDFIELD — After a close 19-13 first half, the West Central Valley eighth-grade girls pulled out to a 47-28 victory over Creston Monday night.
ANKENY — The Southern Prairie YMCA Stingray swim team competed against Ankeny and Le Mars Saturday.
Serena Parker and Logan Ehlers proved to be a formidable pair inside for the Shenandoah girls in a 55-49 victory over Creston here Tuesday night.
Marshalltown Community College got scoring from 11 different players and shot a season-high 54.2 percent from the field in routing the Southwestern men here Tuesday, 78-39.
The Creston/Orient-Macksburg bowling season got off to a successful start Saturday at the Knoxville Tournament, as the Panther boys won and the girls took second place.
DIAGONAL — Orient-Macksburg picked up its first win of the season in a Bluegrass Conference showdown with Diagonal here on Tuesday, winning 41-30.
MURRAY — Murray used a balanced effort to pull away from Mormon Trail in the third quarter here Tuesday night, eventually winning 72-54.
Creston/O-M head coach Brian Morrison has been named to the South team staff for the 2014 Iowa Shrine All-Star Football Classic.
MURRAY — The ninth-ranked Murray Lady Mustangs outscored Diagonal 37-14 in the second half to pull away from the Maroonettes here Friday in a 61-26 win.
The Southwestern men's basketball team went on a road trip last week, and learned a tough lesson in the first game of that road trip.
GREENFIELD — Clarinda topped a 10-team field at the Coach Riley Invitational here Saturday with 244 team points, as six teams crowned two indiviudal champions.
AFTON — Nodaway Valley senior TJ Bower became the third Wolverine player in the past two years to eclipse the 1,000-point mark for his career in a 76-36 win over East Union here on Friday.
WOODWARD — East Union competed at the Woodward-Granger Tournament here on Saturday, and finished the day with two individual champions.
BEDFORD — Turnovers cost Lenox in a 58-32 loss to Bedford here on Friday.
Results of Creston/O-M wrestling matches Thursday against Winterset, Norwalk and Chariton:
CLARINDA — The order of events at the Hawkeye 10 double dual wrestling meet Thursday at Clarinda High school is Creston/O-M vs. Atlantic at 5:30 p.m., followed by Creston/O-M vs. Clarinda and Atlantic vs. Clarinda.
This week's Associated Press boys basketball poll:
The gym was nearly empty, about 15 minutes after Creston's season-opening game against Glenwood here Friday night.
GRIMES —The Creston/O-M wrestling team surged past Webster City in the final round to claim the championship of the Dallas Center-Grimes Invitational Saturday.
GLENWOOD — The Creston girls basketball team played close for one half, but couldn't overcome a cold shooting night from the floor in a 58-35 loss to Glenwood here Friday.
MURRAY — All Diagonal head boys basketball coach Matt Warren could do was shake his head following his team's 62-60 loss to Murray here Friday.
DES MOINES — No. 2 Grand View shut out No. 5 Morningside 35-0 in the NAIA Football Championship Series semifinals Saturday at Williams Stadium.
The Creston girls battled visiting Clarinda to the end here Thursday, falling 34-23 after trailing just 15-13 at halftime.
A Creston/Orient-Macksburg team that has had an unparalleld amount of success opens its season Saturday at Knoxville.
The Southwestern Community College bowling team, in its first season of competition this year, recently signed five athletes to form its inaugural team.
Iowa deer hunters likely will step out into single digit cold Saturday, the opener for the first shotgun season. That’s closer to ‘typical’ weather than the balmy 30s and 40s last weekend. What better way to kick off the 60th anniversary of Iowa’s deer season, than by stocking up on hand warmers?
EAGLEVILLE, Mo. — Jesse Akers led a balanced scoring attack as the East Union Eagles improved to 2-0 under first-year head coach Thad Tussey with a 36-28 win over North Harrison here Thursday.
Pine Valley bowling league scores:
MOUNT AYR — The Mount Ayr girls and boys basketball teams, along with Hy-Vee and MisFit CrossFit, are pleased to launch an exciting new promotion for the 2013-14 basketball season — "Hy-Vee MC Threes."
High school girls basketball ratings: