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  • Senior night sharpshooters

    The Creston girls basketball team ended its regular season home schedule with a bang here Monday, shooting past Atlantic 62-47 on senior night.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:28 am
  • Big run lifts Mustangs over O-M

    ORIENT — Orient-Macksburg answered Murray's first punch here Friday night, but the Mustangs responded with an 18-0 run in the second quarter, cruising ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:28 am
  • Brief slump costly for Spartans

    One bad stretch proved costly for the Southwestern women in a 66-47 loss at home to Southeastern Community College.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:13 am
  • Sports briefs

    Class 3A boys basketball district pairings were announced Monday by the Iowa High School Athletic Association.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:12 am
  • Area girls basketball

    ORIENT — After Shannon Eads' buzzer-beater on a baseline drive gave Orient-Macksburg an 11-9 lead after one quarter here Friday, Murray outscored the ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:27 am
  • Area boys basketball

    MOUNT AYR — Rhett Murphy made the front end of a one-and-one free throw opportunity to seal a 58-57 victory over Clarinda Thursday night.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:11 am
  • Middle school basketball

    8th girlsCreston eighth-grade girls defeated Shenandoah Thursday, 56-20.Brielle Baker scored 27 poin ...
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 2:10 am
  • Panthers send 11 to district; gear up for dual regional here

    Creston/Orient-Macksburg will have an opportunity for a sixth straight trip to the State Dual Wrestling Tournament after winning the Class 2A sectiona ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 1:17 am
  • Nine area wrestlers advance to 1A districts

    LIBERTY CENTER — Eight area wrestlers claimed a spot in this weekend's Class 1A District 2 Tournament by placing in the top two of their respective we ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 1:17 am
  • Mostek returns in Creston loss

    The good news for the Creston girls basketball team Friday was the return of senior Natalie Mostek for the first time in nearly a month.
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 1:17 am
  • Weekend sweep for Creston boys

    The Creston boys stayed on track for a share of second place in the Hawkeye 10 Conference with a league win over Red Oak at home Friday, before travel ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 1:17 am
  • Spartan men hold on against Central JV

    Southwestern's men escaped with an 87-80 win over Central's JV team here Thursday in a game where head coach Todd Lorensen said the Spartans lacked fo ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:39 am
  • Storylines highlight district pairings

    The Class 1A boys basketball district pairings released by the Iowa High School Athletic Association on Wendesday feature plenty of storylines for are ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Area girls basketball

    MOUNT AYR — Clarinda outscored Mount Ayr 37-18 in the second and third quarters here Thursday night propelling the Cardinals to a 53-35 win over the R ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Krejci among NJCAA Hall inductees

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Four coaches were announced Thursday as the 2015 class of the NJCAA Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:35 am
  • Reader Poll

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