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  • 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
  • Spartans start fast in 34-point victory

    A 13-0 start in the first five minutes set the tone for Southwestern's dominating 87-53 win over the Wartburg JV here Tuesday night.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Sports briefs

    Sean Shafar of Bedford is among six new inductees into the Iowa High School Athletic Association Football Players Hall of Fame at halftime of the Clas ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Eight Panthers on all-district first team

    Creston/O-M's record-breaking season that resulted in the team's first trip to the UNI-Dome garnered more than a dozen honors on the Class 3A All-Dist ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:59 am
  • Raiders place 17 on all-district teams

    Mount Ayr placed 17 players on the Class A District 8 all-district teams after an unbeaten district season and appearance in the state semifinals.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:47 am
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