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  • Five Panthers named to INA all-state football teams

    Creston/Orient-Macksburg's deepest run into the playoffs also left the 2014 team as the most decorated in program history in terms of postseason recog ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:51 am
  • Area girls basketball

    GREENFIELD — Nodaway Valley broke open an eight-point game at halftime to earn an 18-point win in the season opener here Tuesday over West Central Val ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:43 am
  • Panther boys win jamboree game

    CORNING — Creston boys basketball defeated Southwest Valley here Tuesday in a jamboree game, 47-8.Th ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:43 am
  • Panthers take title with effective press

    MOUNT AYR — Creston's new defensive weapon — placing athletic 5-10 senior Natalie Mostek at the top of a 1-2-2 three-quarters court press — made life ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:51 am
  • 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 - 3:09 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 - 7:09 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 - 7:09 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 - 3:09 pm
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