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

Sports

Tiger women wallop Warriors

Local Sports

Wednesday was the first time the Marshalltown Community College women’s basketball team returned to its own court since December 13, and the home atmosphere clearly meant a lot to the Tigers as they rolled to a decisive 74-57 win over Little Priest Tribal College. MCC started off the game ...

MCC men can’t keep Blackhawks out of the lane

Local Sports

The gameplan seemed simple enough. Executing it was the real challenge. Whether it tried man-to-man defense or a 2-3 zone, the Marshalltown Community College men’s basketball team couldn’t keep Southeastern CC’s guards out of the lane and the visiting Blackhawks carved up the Tigers for ...

4th-ranked Baylor rolls ISU women

Local Sports

AMES — Just 20 seconds into her first career start, Baylor freshman Didi Richards scored on a putback. That would be as close as Iowa State would ever get. Kalani Brown scored 25 points, Lauren Cox had 21 points, 15 rebounds and a career-high nine blocks, and No. 4 Baylor beat Iowa State ...

No. 24 TCU snaps skid by sinking Cyclones

Local Sports

FORT WORTH, Texas — Jaylen Fisher brings plenty of energy to the court for No. 24 TCU. Alex Robinson and his teammates wanted to make sure they didn’t miss a beat without their injured point guard. Vladimir Brodziansky had 26 points on 11-of-13 shooting, Robinson set a school record with ...

Rutgers gets first series win against Hawkeyes

Local Sports

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — With Mike Williams out for the foreseeable future, Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell gave his team a simple message on Wednesday night. “All hands on deck.” After Williams injured his ankle in the last 10 minutes of practice on Saturday, the Scarlet Knights were ...

SPORTS SHORTS: STC remains unbeaten WaMaC West

Local Sports

TAMA — The South Tama County boys basketball team earned its third-straight victory on Tuesday as it knocked out WaMaC Conference West Division foe Center Point-Urbana, 50-42. Gabe Shields had 22 points, six rebounds and five steals to lead the Trojans (9-3, 8-0) in all three categories, ...

Win one for the seniors

Local Sports

It’s a sad fact in sports that there comes a time where an athlete competes for a final time in front of their home crowd. That time was Tuesday night for the Marshalltown wrestling team, as it hosted Urbandale for its final home dual of the year, but the Bobcats sent their seniors out on a ...

MHS swimmers sunk by No. 4 Johnston

Local Sports

After having its schedule thrown into flux by the winter weather around the state, the Marshalltown boys swim team finally got back into the pool on Tuesday as they hosted No. 4 Johnston. The Bobcats didn’t come away with a victory on the day, falling 114-56 to the Dragons, but head coach ...

Bobcat boys’ rollers prevail over Dodgers

Local Sports

FORT DODGE — The pins just keep falling for the Marshalltown boys bowling team, as it won its ninth-straight meet this season on Tuesday by taking out CIML Iowa Conference rival Fort Dodge, 3,212-2,963. Ray Wiegand was the top Bobcat bowler for the first time since leading the way in the ...

Scoring woes persist for Marshalltown girls

Local Sports

AMES — A shortlived lead was something for the Marshalltown girls’ basketball team to hang its hat on after a 69-16 loss to Class 5A No. 13 Ames on Tuesday night. The Bobcats (1-14) held a 5-2 advantage at the three-minute mark of the cross-CIML contest, but the host Little Cyclones (7-8) ...

Little Cyclones lock down Bobcats

Local Sports

AMES — The Marshalltown boys’ basketball team will return to the Roundhouse for the first time in a month on the tail end of a six-game road losing streak after falling 60-38 to rival Ames on Tuesday night. The Bobcats (4-10) entered the holiday break on their first three-game winning ...

SPORTS SHORTS: GMG boys snap skid at Collins-Maxwell

Local Sports

MAXWELL — The GMG boys basketball team ended its recent losing streak on Tuesday with a win over Iowa Star Conference South Division foe Collins-Maxwell, 73-41. Brayden Peterson was the top scorer for the Wolverines (6-7, 3-4) as he dropped in 22 points and added seven rebounds. Three other ...

Nebraska women upset No. 20 Iowa

Local Sports

LINCOLN, Neb. — Maddie Simon scored 19 points, Hannah Whitish added 18 and Nebraska beat No. 20 Iowa 74-65 on Tuesday night. Jasmine Cincore’s 3-point play on a fast break extended Nebraska’s lead to 70-63 with 1:21 to go. Hannah Stewart scored at the other end but Iowa went scoreless ...

Northern Iowa pulls away to beat Drake

Local Sports

CEDAR FALLS — Bennett Koch scored 19 points and Northern Iowa pulled away early in the second half to beat Drake 68-54 on Tuesday night. Northern Iowa (10-9, 2-5 Missouri Valley Conference) has won two straight since snapping a seven-game skid, and has beaten Drake (11-9, 5-2) in 16 of the ...

No. 10 Spartans pummel Union

Local Sports

GRUNDY CENTER — Frigid temperatures and poor road conditions postponed many of the athletic events in the state on Monday night, but a handful of basketball games were able to go, including the matchup between the Class 2A No. 10 Grundy Center girls and Union Community. While temperatures ...

Medved leads surprising Drake atop Valley in 1st season

Local Sports

DES MOINES — Drake hired coach Niko Medved in the offseason with the hope that he could eventually lead the Bulldogs to Missouri Valley Conference titles. No one thought they would push for the Valley crown as early as 2018. And yet Drake (11-8, 5-1 MVC), after an unassuming ...

Iowa State’s Lanning a Lombardi semifinalist

Local Sports

AMES — Iowa State senior linebacker Joel Lanning has been named one of 21 semifinalists for the Lombardi Award, announced Monday by the Lombardi Foundation. The Lombardi Award, formerly given to defensive linemen or linebackers, is presented to a college football player, regardless of ...

Gustafson ties record with sixth B1G honor

Local Sports

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa junior Megan Gustafson has been named Big Ten Co-Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. It is Gustafson’s sixth Player of the Week award of the season — tying a Big Ten single-season record set by Jantel Lavender of Ohio State in ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Vaske leads Wolverines past G-R girls

Local Sports

REINBECK — GMG senior McKensie Vaske scored a career-high 35 points and junior Zoe Duncan notched a career-best 20 as the Wolverines defeated Gladbrook-Reinbeck 86-67 in Monday’s non-conference girls’ basketball game. Kelsey Vaverka added 13 points and Tory Novotny added nine as GMG ...

Hawkeyes upset Cowboys 20-12

Local Sports

IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa wrestling team won six of 10 matches as the seventh-ranked Hawkeyes handed No. 2 Oklahoma State its first dual loss of the season, a 20-12 decision on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Iowa won by decision at 125, 157, 165, 184 and 285 pounds, and got a ...