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  • Sports briefs: Youth soccer camp, summer baseball and JV basketball

    The Creston Community High School soccer teams and coaches are hosting a youth soccer camp on Saturday, March 18.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:24 am
  • Boles reaches milestone as Mustangs roll

    CORYDON — Murray’s coaches did not want senior Kenny Boles to know how close he was to reaching the 1,000-point mark for his career.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:43 am
  • Southwest Valley boys make first District final

    TABOR — More than anything else, the aggressiveness with which Southwest Valley played meant the difference in the Timberwolves’ 60-37 Class 1A Distri ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
  • Tiger boys exit postseason

    TABOR — Fremont-Mills had Lenox's number from mid first quarter onward in an 83-54 victory in Tuesday's Class 1A District 14 semifinal.
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:32 am
  • 'Average' day yields seventh for Panther girls bowlers

    DES MOINES — The Creston/Orient-Macksburg girls bowlers team performed at a similar level as they have all season.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:35 am
  • Panthers bow out

    GLENWOOD — After losing a lead late in the first half, the Creston boys basketball team never reclaimed it, and had their season cut short as a result ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:39 am
  • Mount Ayr denied repeat state trip

    STUART — Tess Shields drained a 3-pointer from the corner to close the first half and spark some needed momentum for Mount Ayr Monday night.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:47 am
  • Area roundup — Lundquist finishes solid season with state medal

    DES MOINES — Southwest Valley sophomore Teagan Lundquist had three goals for this season. One was to ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 1:38 pm
  • Murray girls bow out in regional semifinals

    ANKENY — Murray’s girls basketball team stood in a good spot after eight minutes of Friday’s Class 1A Region 7 against Bluegrass Conference rival Gran ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:28 am
  • Epic season ends for Diagonal

    COON RAPIDS — One of the more memorable seasons in recent memory for Diagonal girls basketball came to an end in Coon Rapids at the hands of Glidden-R ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 8:20 am
  • Three's company

    DES MOINES —  Saturday night was the swan song for Chase Shiltz on the wrestling mat.Shiltz made sur ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 4:33 am
  • Life lessons

    DES MOINES — Disappointment showed on Kadon Hulett’s face as he stood on the medal stand Saturday night.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 4:29 am
  • Mikkelsen caps special year with third-place finish

    DES MOINES — At times during the season, Jackson Mikkelsen could not wait for wrestling to be over.O ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 4:26 am
  • Taylor, Central men open IIAC tournament play Tuesday at Simpson

    CNA photo by LARRY PETERSON Central College senior Colby Taylor (34) shoots a 3-pointer against vis ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:21 pm
  • Wild night emotionally for Panthers coach

    DES MOINES — Creston/Orient-Macksburg coach Darrell Frain went through a gauntlet of emotions in a short span Saturday night.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 1:03 pm
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