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Stronger together

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The name on the front of the uniform might read ‘Bobcats’, but there’s more than just Marshalltown High School being represented when the boys bowling team competes at the Class 3A State Bowling meet this morning at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo. Of the six boys making up the varsity ...

Area trio selected to IGCA all-district teams

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The all-district teams for the Iowa Girls’ Coaches Association have been announced and a trio of area girls made the list. South Tama County senior Jessica Musgrave was named to the Class 3A Southeast team, her third-straight all-district honor. Gladbrook-Reinbeck senior Taylor Gienger was ...

MCC’s Edwards named ICCAC Player of the Week

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AMES — Marshalltown Community College sophomore Kelton Edwards was named the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the ICCAC announced earlier this week. Edwards led the Tigers to a win over Iowa Western Community College on Saturday in Council Bluffs, the first ...

ISU women down Sooners, 91-70

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NORMAN, Okla. — The Iowa State University women’s basketball team had a bright and early 10:30 a.m. tipoff against Oklahoma in a Big 12 Conference showdown on Wednesday, and after the Cyclones rubbed the sleep from their eyes they ran away with a 91-70 victory. After seven lead changes ...

Lohaus scores 22 to lead UNI past Missouri State

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Wyatt Lohaus had 22 points as Northern Iowa easily defeated Missouri State 63-43 on Wednesday night. Isaiah Brown had 15 points and six rebounds for Northern Iowa (13-15, 8-7 Missouri Valley Conference). Spencer Haldeman added 12 points. AJ Green had 10 points for the ...

The taste of victory

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It had been 12 games and 75 days since the Marshalltown Community College women’s basketball team last tasted victory. That counter reset on Tuesday night when the Tigers took a 59-48 win over the Graceland University junior varsity at the Student Activity Center. After ending such a long ...

State-bound Trojans place 4 on NICL West all-conference teams

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The all-conference teams have been announced for the North Iowa Cedar League West Division, and Class 3A state-qualifier West Marshall had plenty of representation. Trojan senior Kayla Cripps was selected to the first team, while juniors Karlyn Snider and Avril Sinning were given second-team ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Kickbush wins ARC weekly honor

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WAVERLY — Former Gladbrook-Reinbeck basketball standout and current Wartburg senior guard Cam Kickbush has been named the American Rivers Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday. Kickbush led the Knights to a 2-0 week with wins over Buena Vista and ...

Fernando’s tip-in lifts No. 24 Terps past No. 21 Iowa

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IOWA CITY — Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon knew the ball would be in Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon’s hands. The No. 24 Terrapins were ready in the final 7.8 seconds, and they turned the No. 21 Hawkeyes away from a third-straight buzzer beater with a 66-65 victory on Tuesday night. “The ...

Butler helps Baylor upset No. 19 Iowa St., 73-69

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AMES — Iowa State might have blown its shot at the Big 12 title because it suddenly and somewhat inexplicably can’t win in Ames. Jared Butler scored 17 points, Freddie Gillespie had 14 and Baylor upset No. 19 Iowa State 73-69 on Tuesday night. Makia Mason scored 14 points on 18 shots in ...

Adding to the collection

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Eight pins. That number has been stuck in the heads of the Marshalltown boys bowling team after missing out on its second state title in program history a year ago. After a tough start to the individual series, and after trailing by more than 100 pins after the third Baker game the Bobcats ...

Third-quarter collapse sinks Bobcats

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At halftime the Marshalltown boys basketball team was up 28-24 against Mason City in their Class 4A Substate 2 opener in the Roundhouse on Monday night. The Bobcats had played their game and frustrated the Mohawks on the defensive end while hitting enough shots to stay in front on offense. ...

O’Hare steps down from MHS girls basketball

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Stacy O’Hare told her team in the afternoon and informed her Facebook friends Monday night that she was resigning as the Marshalltown High School head girls basketball coach. She made the decision more than a year ago. O’Hare, a 1992 MHS graduate, officially stepped down from her ...

SPORTS SHORTS: STC boys bounced by Oskaloosa

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OSKALOOSA — The South Tama County boys basketball team lost its Class 3A Substate 5 opener to fifth-ranked Oskaloosa on Monday, 65-28. Keith Keahna had 18 points and eight rebounds to lead the team in his final game with the Trojans (0-21). Austin Hafner and Rian Yates both had 15 points ...

Hawkeyes repel Terrapins

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IOWA CITY — University of Iowa women’s basketball star Megan Gustafson is used to drawing a lot of attention on the court. So Sunday was just business as usual. Gustafson scored 24 of her 31 points in the second half, and No. 14 Iowa beat No. 7 Maryland 86-73 to move into a tie with the ...

Hawkeyes hammer Badgers on the mat

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MADISON, Wis. — The third-ranked University of Iowa wrestling team clinched a share of the Big Ten regular season championship with a 35-2 win over No. 16 Wisconsin on Sunday at the UW Field House. The Hawkeyes improved to 14-0 overall and 9-0 in the Big Ten, tying Iowa with Penn State for ...

Green scores 21 to lift Panthers past Evansville

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. — AJ Green had 21 points as the Northern Iowa men’s basketball team beat Evansville 73-58 on Sunday. Trae Berhow had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Northern Iowa (12-15, 7-7 Missouri Valley Conference), which ended its five-game road losing streak. Spencer Haldeman added ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Pep rally for state-bound MHS bowlers

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The Marshalltown High School boys bowling team will hold a pep rally and state tournament send-off on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Wayward Social. The Bobcats are headed to the Class 3A state tournament for the fifth year in a row. The tournament will be held at Cadillac Lanes in Waterloo starting at ...

Third time’s a charm

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CONRAD — Three hundred and sixty-four days earlier, for the second year in a row, the West Marshall girls’ basketball team tasted bitter defeat in the Class 3A regional finals. The Trojans finally found the charm the third time through. West Marshall overtook eighth-ranked Iowa ...