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  • Defense fuels Panthers in season-opening blowout

    MOUNT AYR — The Brent Douma era of Creston girls basketball got off to a roaring start here Monday, in a 63-8 blowout of Lamoni in the first round of ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Bomb squad hot in exhibition

    The Creston boys basketball team came out firing from long range in a public exhibition against Lenox Monday night on the Panthers' court.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Balanced offense leads Mount Ayr to victory

    MOUNT AYR — Four different Mount Ayr players scored in double figures, as the Raiderettes rolled past Orient-Macksburg here Monday in the first round ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Sports briefs

    Football banquetThe Creston/O-M football banquet will be held 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7, in the high sch ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:25 am
  • Panther runners praised for competitive season

    Coach Pat Schlapia said his 39-strong Creston cross country team answered the challenge set before the 2014 season began.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Slow start sinks Spartan women

    BEATRICE, Neb. — Slow starts have plagued the Southwestern women's basketball all season, and that was the case again here Saturday in a 71-47 loss to ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 7:08 am
  • Spartans hang on for 67-64 road victory

    BEATRICE, Neb. — The Southwestern men overcame a hot start by Southeast (Neb.) Community College and held on during a tight finish to claim a 67-64 vi ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 7:08 am
  • Sports briefs

    DES MOINES — Alex Nielsen of Creston/O-M was named the Class 3A first-team quarterback on the Des Moines Register All-State Football Teams announced S ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • New coach likes Panther basketball potential

    After many years of coaching boys basketball and working in athletic administration, Brent Douma is excited about his newest venture.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:58 am
  • Jamboree results

    Taylor Briley scored 16 points, as Creston defeated a young Diagonal squad 40-4 here Thursday in jamboree action.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:58 am
  • Outdoor news

    DES MOINES — New telephone numbers for staff at the Iowa DNR Des Moines central office begin Monday, Nov. 24. The Iowa Communication Network (ICN) is ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • SWCC's Schroeder to volleyball hall

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The NJCAA Volleyball Coaches Association has recognized two individuals who will join its Hall of Fame for 2014.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:46 am
  • Spartan women fall in close game

    DES MOINES — Southwestern saw another halftime lead slip away, as the Spartan women fell in yet another close game with Grand View's JV team here Tues ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Bowling league scores

    PANTHER LANESAstro Mixed LeagueNov. 9Team ScoreEllis Poore 34Plentiful Harvest 26Rhine Body Repair 2 ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
  • Prep basketball ratings

    GIRLSBasketball(2013-14 records)CLASS 5A — 1. Dowling Catholic, 23-3; 2. Southeast Polk, 18-7; 3. Wa ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:14 am
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