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  • Area football

    MOUNT AYR — Mount Ayr flexed its muscle early here on Friday, building a 36-0 lead in the first quarter and a 63-0 lead at halftime against Clarinda A ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 12:56 am
  • Eagles soar past Murray, 60-23

    AFTON — For the past thre years, the East Union senior class has taken its lumps against Murray, losing by an average score of 66-9 in three games.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:07 am
  • Panthers win Fillie title!

    SHENANDOAH — Creston went 6-0 on the day in winning its first weekend tournament championship in several years here Saturday.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 1:07 am
  • Panthers win district opener; EU tops Murray; area scoreboard

    In a game of wild momentum swings, Creston/O-M held on to defeat Winterset 42-34 at Panther Field Friday night to open Class 3A District 8 play.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Murray cruises past young Diagonal team

    MURRAY — An experienced, senior-laden Murray team won a quick 25-9, 25-6, 25-11 sweep over a young Diagonal team here Thursday in Bluegrass Conference ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 1:26 am
  • Panther girls fourth, boys sixth at Greene County

    JEFFERSON — Cut the gaps. That was the takeaway for Creston head cross country coach Pat Schlapia after Thursday's meet at Greene County.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 1:23 am
  • Sports briefs

    JOPLIN, Mo. — Northwest Missouri State improved to 2-0 with a 40-14 victory over Missouri Southern State University Thursday night.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 1:22 am
  • State volleyball rankings

    High school volleyballState rankingsClass 1A — 1. Holy Trinity Catholic 5-0; 2. Janesville 4-1; 3. C ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 1:22 am
  • Fishing report

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources issues a weekly fishing report on Thursdays in an effort to provide the latest information heading into the w ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 1:22 am
  • Soggy week of preparation for district opener

    The Creston/Orient-Macksburg football team has been battling Mother Nature as well as trying to fine-tune its game in preparation for Friday's distric ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 12:45 am
  • Spartans challenge No. 7 Eagles

    It was the second 3-0 loss to a nationally-ranked team in as many matches at home early this season for the Southwestern Spartans, but the feeling aft ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • Sports briefs

    GREENFIELD — The Adair County Health and Fitness Center is sponsoring a free NFL Punt Pass and Kick competition Sunday, Sept. 14.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • East Union, Murray meet in district opener

    Week three of the Iowa high school football season marks the opening week of district play, and it features only one game that pits two area teams aga ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Area volleyball

    MURRAY — Murray improved to 2-0 for the season here on Tuesday, surviving a scare against a scrappy Lamoni squad, 25-22, 22-25, 25-8, 28-30, 15-12.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Iowa's pheasant population highest since 2008

    Iowa’s annual August roadside pheasant count recorded the highest number of birds since 2008, with a statewide average of 17.4 birds per 30 mile route ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:50 pm
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