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  • No. 1 Kirkwood soars past Spartans

    For almost two quarters, the Southwestern Community College women's basketball team played like a team coming off a road win over a nationally-ranked ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:38 am
  • Strong conference start for Spartan men

    For the second time in a week, a Southwestern team has defeated a defending national championship winner.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:41 am
  • Maroon shooters struggle

    DIAGONAL —In front of a packed gym on Homecoming night, the Diagonal Maroons could not keep up with visiting Mormon Trail and fell 61-34 Friday.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:46 am
  • Four Panthers victorious Saturday

    CENTERVILLE — Creston/Orient-Macksburg crowned four champions leading to a strong showing at the Centerville Big Red Tournament Saturday.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:30 am
  • Panther girls basketball falls on road

    DENISON — A good start gave Creston’s girls basketball team momentum in Friday’s Hawkeye 10 Conference game at Denison-Schleswig.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:29 am
  • Homecoming Hurrah for Diagonal girls

    DIAGONAL — Like a typical Friday night basketball game in Diagonal, every square inch of parking space around the school building and gym was occupied ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 2:51 am
  • Stiff test to open league play awaits SWCC men

    If Southwestern Community College men’s basketball coach Todd Lorensen were a fan, a game he would want to be at would be Saturday in Creston.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:41 am
  • Defense falters in Panther boys loss

    Fourth quarter play is a good marker of any well-put together contender. The Carlisle Wildcats showed that they're a step ahead of the Creston Panther ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:52 am
  • Swank overwhelms both opponents Thursday

    PERRY — Creston/Orient-Macksburg junior Mitchel Swank did not spend much time on the mat in Thursday’s duals against Winterset and Perry.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:41 am
  • Mustangs swarm East Union in 77-25 rout

    MURRAY — Murray senior guard Kenny Boles was on pace to break the school single-game scoring record at halftime here Thursday, but the story of the ga ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 5:09 am
  • Area wrestling: SWV, EU win twice Thursday

    CORNING — Southwest Valley and East Union each picked up a pair of wins during Thursday’s quad at Corning.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:41 am
  • Panther bowlers pick up big win from girls

    RED OAK — Creston/Orient-Macksburg bowling coaches Ron Pendegraft and Jerry Hartman had plenty of reason to be pleased with the Panther bowlers after ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:49 am
  • Late shots lead CD boys past MA

    MOUNT AYR — Mount Ayr's defense contained Central Decatur's Carter Boothe for much of Thursday's Pride of Iowa Conference boys basketball game.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 5:28 am
  • Ranked battle goes to CD

    MOUNT AYR — Central Decatur's Lily Simon came into Thursday's game at Mount Ayr as primarily the fourth scoring option averaging 9.1 points per game.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 5:21 am
  • Briefs: Lorensen honored by HoopDirt

    Todd Lorensen, head coach of the Southwestern Community College men’s basketball team, has been named the JUCO Coach of the Week for week eight of the ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:48 am
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