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  • Spartans set the pace for a strong 2014 campaign

    EMMETSBURG — The Southwestern Community College Spartans started the 2014 campaign on the right foot with the men's strong fourth place finish at the ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Spartans open 1-3 at Wisconsin Dells

    WISCONSIN DELLS — Southwestern opened the 2014 volleyball season by going 1-3 against some national-caliber competition at the Battle for the Dells co ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • September teal season bonus opportunity for Iowa hunters

    Iowa’s new 16-day statewide early teal season beginning Sept. 6 will provide waterfowlers an opportunity to hunt this fast-flying early migrant before ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Sports briefs

    Kickoff cookoutThe annual Creston/O-M Kickoff Cookout will be held Saturday at Crestmoor Golf Club.S ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Panther boys ranked 14th

    Creston opens the cross country season ranked 14th in Class 3A boys by the Iowa Association of Track Coaches.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • New coach harbors high hopes for young SWCC squad

    Never mind that all but one player, and the coach, are gone from last year's upstart Southwestern volleyball team that charged to a fifth-place finish ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Outdoor news

    Most of the campsites with electricity in Iowa state parks available for reservation have been snapped up for weeks ahead of the Labor Day holiday.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Heelan opens as Western Iowa football leader

    OMAHA — Defending state champion Sioux City Bishop Heelan, a first-round playoff winner over Creston/O-M, opens the 2014 season as the Class 4A/3A top ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 2:09 am
  • Barrel racing series winners named

    AFTON — Series end awards were presented after the final two events of the Union County Saddle Club's 3D Can Chase Series (barrel racing) on July 28 a ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Nation's prep baseball wins leader retires

    CEDAR RAPIDS — A 45-year baseball coaching career of high school kids officially came to an end Monday night when Gene Schultz tendered his resignatio ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 2:08 am
  • Golf league scores

    PINE VALLEYMen’s Thursday LeagueAug. 14Team ScorePine Valley 142Calvin-Willets 134Knuth-Lett 132Madi ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 2:08 am
  • New coach Lorensen takes over as SWCC AD

    Todd Lorensen, Southwestern Community College's new men's basketball coach, has also been named the new athletic director and fundraiser.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Creston Activity Night

    ScheduleThursday3:30 p.m. — Cheerleader pictures, football field4 p.m. — Volleyball pictures, gym5 p ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Three area first-teamers on All-Western Iowa Baseball

    OMAHA — Three area standouts from Lenox and Nodaway Valley were named to the Class 2A/1A first team, and Creston outfielder Trevor Luther is a Class 4 ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:34 am
  • Two Panthers on first All-Western Iowa Softball Team

    OMAHA — The junior battery of pitcher Haylee LaMasters and catcher Natalie Mostek represent Creston on the Omaha World-Herald's All-Western Iowa Softb ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 12:34 am
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