/usr/web/www.timesrepublican.com/wp-content/themes/coreV2/category-sports.php

Sports

UNI beats Southern Illinois to set up clash with Drake

Local Sports

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The University of Northern Iowa withstood a late push by Southern Illinois University to come away with a 61-58 win in the quarterfinals of the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament on Friday night. With the victory, the Panthers move on to face in-state rival Drake in the ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Marshalltown on Cyclone Tailgate Tour

Local Sports

AMES — The dates for the 2019 Cyclone Tailgate Tour have been announced by Iowa State University and Marshalltown is on the list. The city will be visited by a motorcoach featuring coaches, student-athletes, spirit squad members and Cy the Cyclone Mascot at the Emerson Innovation Center on ...

Valley girls

Local Sports

DES MOINES — Maddie Monahan hit a 3-pointer 22 seconds into the first quarter to give the Drake University women’s basketball team a 3-0 lead over Illinois State on Thursday night at the Knapp Center, and that lead would never be overtaken as the Bulldogs led throughout on their way to an ...

Hawks rocked by Wisconsin

Local Sports

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin coach Greg Gard said he had a feeling Ethan Happ would have a good game against Iowa. He was right. Happ did a little bit of everything to help No. 21 Wisconsin beat Iowa 65-45, scoring 21 points in his final home game and grabbing 14 rebounds. He also had three ...

MVC honors DeVries as top coach

Local Sports

DES MOINES — First-year head coach Darian DeVries added another accomplishment to his debut season with the Drake men’s basketball team. DeVries on Thursday was named the Missouri Valley Conference’s Coach of the Year, the league announced during its annual luncheon in St. Louis, ...

Ex-Hawkeye Kreiter sticks with Denver

Local Sports

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Broncos Pro Bowl long snapper Casey Kreiter signed a one-year, $1 million contract to stay in Denver on Thursday, the same day the team officially released strong safety Darian Stewart. The fourth-year pro from Iowa was set to become a restricted free agent next ...

Fast start lifts UNI women over Bradley

Local Sports

CEDAR FALLS — The University of Northern Iowa women’s basketball team got off to a hot start against Bradley on Thursday night and held on for a 61-57 lead. The Panthers (18-10, 11-5) were up 22-11 against the Braves (20-6, 10-6) after the first quarter. Bradley won each of the next ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Shayok named finalist for Erving Award

Local Sports

AMES — Iowa State senior Marial Shayok has been named one of the five finalists for the 2019 Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year award. Shayok is second in the Big 12 Conference averaging 18.7 points per game this season, and he’s scored 20 or more points in 14 games. He is also ...

New Cyclone standard

Local Sports

IRVING, Texas — Iowa State women’s basketball senior Bridget Carleton was chosen as the Big 12 Conference Player of the Year by the league’s coaches, becoming the first Cyclone woman to earn the honor. Carleton averaged a conference-leading 24.6 points per game this season, scoring at ...

Haley scores 28, West Virginia stomps Iowa State

Local Sports

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins believed his team is now the best version of themselves. His team proved it as Jermaine Haley scored a career-high 28 points and the Mountaineers upset Iowa State 90-75 on Wednesday night. “We’re not talking about the same team,” ...

Meskwaki’s Bear named to Iowa Star elite squad

Local Sports

Meskwaki senior Táte Bear has been named a unanimous selection to the Iowa Star All-Conference elite team. Bear is the only member of the elite team from the Iowa Star South Division, as he joins Brady Happel and Zach Johnson from Dunkerton, Codey Hicks from Janesville and Jack Kelley from ...

Iowa assistant Morgan retiring after 19 years

Local Sports

IOWA CITY — Iowa assistant coach Reese Morgan has announced his retirement after 19 seasons with the Hawkeyes. Coach Kirk Ferentz says that Morgan, who has coached the Hawkeyes’ defensive line for the past seven years, will step down prior to spring practice. The 68-year-old Morgan was in ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Drake, UNI earn more MVC honors

Local Sports

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The Drake and Northern Iowa men’s basketball teams both earned more yearly honors from the Missouri Valley Conference on Wednesday. Both the Bulldogs and Panthers had a selection to the MVC all-bench team and the most-improved team. For Drake, senior Nick McGlynn was ...

Two Trojans tabbed to all-state

Local Sports

DES MOINES — South Tama County senior Jessica Musgrave was honored with her third all-state selection of her career while West Marshall senior Kayla Cripps made her first appearance on the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association all-state girls basketball teams. Musgrave was selected to the ...

Griego joins fellow Bobcat as Simpson football signee

Local Sports

There will be a Bobcat reunion in Indianola next football season. Marshalltown seniors Kyle Griego and Keaton Baccam have played on the offensive line together for years, and their time as teammates will continue for the next four seasons as Griego signed his National Letter of Intent to join ...

McGlynn named MVC Defensive Player of Year

Local Sports

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The yearly honors have been announced for the Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball season and Drake University senior Nick McGlynn was named the league’s Defensive Player of the Year. McGlynn, who was also selected to the all-conference first team and the ...

Terrapins, Hawkeyes on course to collide again

Local Sports

Iowa and Maryland tussled for the Big Ten title all season, with the Terrapins emerging as the outright champions despite a loss at Iowa in late February. The Hawkeyes might get another crack at the Terps in Indianapolis this weekend with a shot at their first Big Ten tournament title since ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Dobbins wins shot put at Wartburg

Local Sports

WAVERLY — The Marshalltown track and field teams got their first taste of action on Tuesday at the Wartburg Indoor Invitational, and Bobcat senior Dru Dobbins already earned a gold medal. Dobbins won the shot put with a heave of 44 feet, 11 inches, already further than any toss by an MHS ...

Carleton’s last show

Local Sports

AMES — Bridget Carleton made her name known to all Cyclone fans when she dropped a freshman-debut record 28 points and 11 rebounds in a win over Hampton on Nov. 11, 2015, during her first game at Hilton Coliseum. On Monday Carleton ended her final regular season game with the Iowa State ...