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Redhawks rumble through GMG, 49-0

GARWIN — It isn’t often that a team dominates a game in every facet like the Class A No. 4 North Tama football squad in its Class A District 7 matchup against GMG on Thursday night. The Redhawks scored on each of their first five possessions and on six of their first seven to own a 41-0 ...

’Cats chase off Scarlets in four sets

DES MOINES — Erica Johnson had a team-leading 14 kills to help the Marshalltown volleyball team topple Des Moines East in four sets here Thursday night, winning 25-11, 26-24, 23-25, 25-21 in a cross-CIML match. Johnson posted a double-double that included 10 digs while also serving ...

Hermanson ninth, MHS harriers fifth

DES MOINES — Marshalltown freshman Phoebe Hermanson scored another top-10 finish, placing ninth to lead the Bobcat girls to fifth place at the Des Moines East Augustine Invitational on Thursday at Ewing Park. Hermanson clocked in at 20 minutes, 23 seconds, to claim ninth place, finishing ...

Come and take it

It’s been a year since the Marshalltown boys golf team finished atop the leaderboard at Elmwood Country Club to win the 2017 Iowa High School Boys State Golf Tournament, and it’s been a year since former Bobcats Nate Vance won the individual state title with an eagle putt on the 18th hole ...

Bobcats face Roughriders with winning season on the line

After dominating Sioux City West on Friday in its homecoming game, the Marshalltown football team is only one win away from something it hasn’t had in six years. A winning season. The Bobcats are already off to their best start at 4-2 this season since starting 6-2 in 2012, but earning ...

Cyclones seek experience from Shayok

AMES — Iowa State knew it needed an instant infusion of veteran talent after its worst record in seven years. The Cyclones are yet again leaning on a senior transfer, this time intriguing guard/forward Marial Shayok. The 6-foot-6 Shayok, who was a starter for powerhouse Virginia two years ...

Mohawks baffle Bobcats

After dropping the first two sets of a CIML Iowa Conference match against Mason City on Tuesday in the Roundhouse, the Marshalltown volleyball team seemed as though they figured out the Mohawks. The Bobcats made quick work of Mason City in the third set with a 25-8 victory, and the ...

MHS swimmers fall to Warriors in home finale

The Marshalltown girls swimming and diving team hosted its final home meet of the season on Tuesday night, but it was Waukee who walked out of the pool at MHS with its head held highest. The Warriors won 10 of 12 events over the Bobcats, taking second in nine of those as well, on the way to ...

Iowa’s ‘D’ on a roll heading to Minnesota

IOWA CITY — Perhaps the biggest question about Iowa’s defense heading into October was the way it has used sophomore pass-rushing star A.J. Epenesa. The Hawkeyes, at least for now, have enough talent to be able to keep Epenesa on the bench until they need him. Iowa (3-1, 0-1 Big Ten) ...

Struggling Cyclones can’t catch a break

AMES — After a resurgent year in which Iowa State finally broke out the Big 12 basement, the Cyclones can’t seem to catch a break. Iowa State’s canceled opener put it a week behind everyone else on its schedule and it’s been a climb ever since. The Cyclones (1-3, 0-2 Big 12) will be ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Rebels secure third in NICL West

REINBECK — The Class 1A No. 11 Gladbrook-Reinbeck volleyball team won an NICL West Division match over West Marshall on Tuesday in four sets, 20-25, 25-18, 25-20, 26-24. Saari Kuehl had 27 kills to lead the Rebels (20-6, 4-2) offensively, while Haleigh Berendes followed with nine and Meriah ...

Bobcats are back

MARION — After a long season filled with cancellations, hot and muggy days and cold, rainy ones, only one obstacle stood between the Marshalltown boys golf team and a chance to defend last season’s state title. The Bobcats faced both a tough field and difficult course conditions in their ...

MHS harriers 7th at Norwalk

NORWALK — Phoebe Hermanson continues to shine for the Marshalltown girls cross country team. The Bobcat freshman finished fifth individually in the Norwalk Cross Country Invite at the McAnich Sports Complex, coming in with a time of 19 minutes, 54 seconds to pace MHS. Marshalltown ...

Iowa State RB Montgomery ‘day-to-day’ with arm injury

Top Iowa State running back David Montgomery is day-to-day after suffering an upper arm injury late in last weekend’s loss at TCU. Coach Matt Campbell said an MRI and x-rays were negative and that Montgomery was working out with the team on Sunday with what he described as a deep bruise. ...

Prep Football Rankings – Week 6

The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Iowa high school football polls of the 2018 season with first-place votes in parentheses and won-loss record, total points and position last week at right: CLASS 4A Record Pts Prv 1. WDM Valley (8) 6-0 98 1 2. Cedar Falls (1) 6-0 88 2 3. ...

Gimbel wins weekly conference honor

BURNSVILLE, Minn. — Former Marshalltown and current Southwest Minnesota State University quarterback Blake Gimbel has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Offensive Player of the Week following his performance in the Mustangs’ 54-24 win over the University of Mary on ...

MCC volleyball goes 4-0 at Spike Fest

WEST BURLINGTON — The Marshalltown Community College earned four wins in the Taco John’s Spike Fest hosted by Southeastern Community College on Sunday. The Tigers (23-3) didn’t drop a set on the day, sweeping through the University of Dubuque junior varsity (25-19, 25-6, 25-19), St. ...

MHS golfers try for state qualification at district meet

The Marshalltown boys golf team embarks on its quest to make a second-straight 4A State Tournament as a team today by qualifying at the district meet at Hunters Ridge Golf Course in Marion. This will be the second time the Bobcats have seen Hunters Ridge, as they played in the Linn-Mar ...

Just out of reach

FORT WORTH, Texas — Ben Banogu and TCU had reasons to be frustrated — and relieved. Banogu returned a fumble 47 yards for a touchdown before the standout defensive end missed a potential sack on Iowa State’s game-tying drive before the Horned Frogs beat Iowa State 17-14 on Jonathan ...

No. 15 Tigers take down Iowa Lakes

Freshman forward Jiroh Hatano scored the eventual game-winning goal with less than 17 minutes to play and the No. 15 Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team defeated No. 14 Iowa Lakes 2-1 on Saturday in Iowa Community College Athletic Conference play. Hatano converted a long lead ...