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Down goes Dowling

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In four of the last five seasons, the Marshalltown boys basketball team didn’t surpass three wins. The Bobcats have already broken that number just five games into the current campaign, with their latest victory coming against Dowling Catholic in a 43-42 decision in the Roundhouse on ...

All-America for Drake’s Warner, Clayberg

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DES MOINES — Two Drake University football players have been named to The Associated Press FCS Football All-America Team, announced Tuesday. Junior safety Will Warner was selected as a first-team honoree and fifth-year senior Nathan Clayberg earned a spot on the third team. The pair helped ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Bear’s 39 helps Warriors top Wolverines

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GARWIN — Taté Bear poured in 25 of his career-high 39 points in the second half to lead the Meskwaki boys’ basketball team to a 74-64 victory over GMG in Tuesday’s Iowa Star Conference South Division showdown. The visiting Warriors (4-1, 4-1) outscored the Wolverines 44-33 in the ...

Bobcat boys bowlers clip Mohawks, girls edged out

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MASON CITY — The Marshalltown boys bowling team took its show on the road for a big win over CIML Iowa Conference foe Mason City on Monday at Mystic Lanes, 3,257-2,616. Ray Wiegand had the high series for the Bobcats (6-0, 2-0) with a 462, followed by Demitri Ferneau with a 436, Logan ...

Three Hawkeyes earn AP All-America honors

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IOWA CITY — University of Iowa tight ends T.J. Hockenson and Noah Fant and safety Amani Hooker have been named to The Associated Press All-America team, announced on Monday. Hockenson and Hooker were both named to the second team, while Fant was a third-team selection. Hockenson, a ...

Drake football’s Fox stepping down

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DES MOINES — Drake University head football coach Rick Fox announced Monday that he is stepping down from his position with the Bulldogs. “My wife, Julie, and I felt that this is the right time for us as a family and the right time for Drake football for me to step away from being the ...

K-State football hires NDSU’s Klieman

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas State hired Chris Klieman of North Dakota State to lead its football program Monday night, passing the reins from retired Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder to someone with three Football Championship Subdivision titles but little Big 12 experience. Klieman was hired ...

Iowa State’s Haliburton nets weekly Big 12 honor

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IRVING, Texas — A day after setting the Iowa State men’s basketball record for assists in a game, freshman point guard Tyrese Haliburton was named the Big 12 Conference’s Newcomer of the Week. Haliburton handed out 17 assists in the Cyclones’ 101-65 win over Southern University on ...

MCC women defeated by Iowa Central

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FORT DODGE — The Marshalltown Community College women’s basketball team lost on the road at Iowa Central Community College on Saturday, 68-38. Carla Collado had 10 points to lead the Tigers (5-8), followed by Dana Stokes with seven and Laurin Lyons with six. Anna Jaumandreu had a ...

Boys Basketball Rankings

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The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: CLASS 4A Record Pts 1. Iowa City West (7) 3-0 106 2. Waukee (3) 3-0 80 3. North Scott (1) 3-0 75 4. ...

Haliburton’s helpers propel Cyclones

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AMES — Freshman Tyrese Haliburton has been a fixture in Iowa State’s lineup all season, quietly filling up the stat sheet while his high-scoring teammates grabbed the spotlight. There wasn’t anything quiet about what Haliburton did on a record-setting Sunday night. Haliburton dished ...

Iowa State extends Campbell through ’24

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AMES — Iowa State and football coach Matt Campbell have agreed to a contract extension through 2024, a sign that one of the hottest names in the annual coaching carousel is staying put. The Cyclones announced Campbell’s extension on Sunday, also saying they will allocate an extra $1 ...

Cyclone women wallop North Dakota

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AMES — An eight-point surge to start the game and an 11-0 run to end the opening quarter was the start the Cyclones needed to finish this one early. The Iowa State women’s basketball team scored 26 points in both the first and second quarters and led from wire-to-wire in an 87-35 drubbing ...

SPORTS SHORTS: East Marshall/GMG wins Tiger Duals

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GRINNELL — A head-to-head win over Mount Pleasant gave the East Marshall/GMG wrestling team the deciding tiebreaker to win Grinnell’s Tiger Duals on Saturday with a 3-1 record. The Mustangs improved to 6-2 for the season by beating Wilton (54-20), Mount Pleasant (37-35) and ADM (51-28) ...

MHS boys swimming wins Bobcat Invite for first time in 12 years

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There’s been something special going on in the water at Marshalltown High School lately. For the first time in 12 years, the Marshalltown boys swimming team won its home Bobcat Invite on Saturday, finishing with a score of 88 points to outpace Newton/Colfax-Mingo/Pella in second with ...

Hawkeyes double up No. 16 Lehigh

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IOWA CITY — The No. 4 University of Iowa wrestling team doubled-up No. 16 Lehigh on Saturday, winning seven of 10 matches to top the Mountain Hawks, 28-14, at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes won the dual’s first six bouts, piling up a 25-0 advantage in takedowns and scoring bonus point ...

South Dakota St. women upset No. 21 Drake 80-71

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BROOKINGS, S.D. — Madison Guebert scored 21 points and South Dakota State made 5 of 6 free throws in the final minute to upset No. 21 Drake 80-71 on Saturday. The game ended at almost the exact same time as the SDSU football team won 27-17 in an FCS quarterfinal game at Kennesaw ...

Northern Iowa holds off D-III Dubuque with FTs

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CEDAR FALLS — A.J. Green scored 20 points and Northern Iowa made 28 free throws to turn away Division III Dubuque, 75-67 in a nonconference game on Saturday afternoon. On Ugly Sweater Night, the Panthers (4-5) bounced back after a loss to South Dakota State at the U.S. Bank Stadium Classic, ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcats 2nd at Saydel, Trojans 13th

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DES MOINES — The Marshalltown wrestling team finished second at the Saydel Invitational on Saturday with a score of 164. This was the second-straight runner-up team finish for the Bobcats after they took second at Montezuma. Zach Bitker at 120 pounds and Jordan Anderson at heavyweight ...