Iowa LB Jewell wins Lott IMPACT Trophy

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NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Josey Jewell of Iowa has won the Lott IMPACT Trophy as the college defensive player having the biggest influence on his team. The other finalists were Micah Kiser of Virginia, Harrison Phillips of Stanford and Minkah Fitzpatrick of Alabama. Jewell received the ...

UNI men romp to 80-47 win over D-III Dubuque

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CEDAR FALLS — Bennett Koch totaled 12 points and seven rebounds and Isaiah Brown and reserve Wyatt Lohaus scored 11 apiece to power Northern Iowa to an 80-47 victory over Division III member Dubuque on Sunday. Koch opened the scoring with a layup, Brown followed with a pair of 3-pointers ...

SPORTS SHORTS: No. 7 Hawkeyes pin down Maryland

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COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The University of Iowa wrestling team got six bonus-point victories out of nine match wins in pummeling Maryland 40-6 in Sunday’s Big Ten Conference dual inside the Xfinity Center. Second-ranked Brandon Sorensen pinned Peter Dedesco at 149 pounds and No. 13 Alex ...

Rally ’Cats

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Heading into Saturday’s Bobcat Invite at the Marshalltown High School pool, the West Des Moines Valley boys swimming team was the heavy favorite to take first but second place was up for grabs and the Marshalltown boys had their eyes on that runner-up spot. Things couldn’t have started ...

T-R PHOTO BY THORN COMPTON • Marshalltown senior Josh Melde (20) puts up a shot after hauling down a rebound during the second quarter of the Bobcats’ loss to Fort Dodge on Friday.

Fort Dodge outlasts MHS rally

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To start the fourth quarter in Friday’s CIML Iowa Conference matchup between the Marshalltown boys basketball team and Fort Dodge, the Bobcats trailed the Dodgers 45-30 heading to the final frame. MHS would eventually shrink that lead to as much as five in the fourth, but Fort Dodge was able ...

T-R PHOTO BY THORN COMPTON • Marshalltown freshman Kyra Feldman (10) drives the ball on Fort Dodge’s Shareece Smith during the first half of the Bobcats’ loss to the Dodgers on Friday at the Roundhouse.

MHS girls dunked by Fort Dodge, 55-25

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A slow start in the first quarter put the Marshalltown girls basketball team behind the eight ball early in Friday’s matchup against Fort Dodge, as the Bobcats trailed the Dodgers 20-3 after the opening quarter on their way to losing 55-25 in their CIML Iowa Conference opener. Marshalltown ...

Mayfield is top Big 12 offensive player again

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Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield is the unanimous pick as The Associated Press Big 12 offensive player of the year for the second time in three seasons, and the Heisman Trophy finalist is also the first quarterback to be a first-team pick in the league three straight years. The playoff-bound ...

SPORTS SHORTS: No. 9 Spartans stifle BCLUW girls

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GRUNDY CENTER — Hailey Wallis compiled 16 points, nine steals and six rebounds in her second game back from an injury to lead the Class 2A No. 9 Grundy Center girls’ basketball team past BCLUW 46-27 in NICL West Division action here Friday. Brooke Flater added 13 points for the Spartans ...

Hawkeyes overtake Rutgers late, 23-15

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PISCATAWAY, N.J. — The University of Iowa wrestling team won six of the final seven bouts to rally past No. 16 Rutgers on Friday night in front of a record 6,754 fans at the Rutgers Athletic Center. The Hawkeyes fell behind 12-0 after losses at 125, 133, and 141 pounds, but strung together ...

T-R PHOTO BY THORN COMPTON • Marshalltown senior Brayden Arnote, top, works on pinning Des Moines Roosevelt’s Prince Nyean during the Bobcats’ 66-9 dual win over the Roughriders on Thursday in the Roundhouse.

MHS matmen dominate Roughriders

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A week removed from losing its first dual meet of the season, the Marshalltown wrestling team returned to the Roundhouse Thursday night to hand Des Moines Roosevelt a 66-9 thrashing for its first dual-meet win of the year. Of the 14 matches between the Bobcats (1-1) and Roughriders (0-2), MHS ...

AP PHOTO • Iowa State guard Lindell Wigginton (5) shoots over Iowa’s Brady Ellingson (24) during the first half of a college basketball game Thursday at Hilton Coliseum in Ames.

’Clones capitalize on error-prone Hawkeyes

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AMES — If Iowa State freshman Lindell Wigginton’s Cy-Hawk debut was any indication, Iowa might its hands full with the Cyclones’ newest star for years to come. Wigginton scored 24 points, becoming the first Cyclones freshman with at least 20 in three straight games since Marcus Fizer, ...

Bobcat bowlers earn sixth-straight win

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The Marshalltown boys bowling team earned yet another win to start the season on Thursday, as it took out Mason City 3,261-2,386 in its fourth-straight home win. The Bobcats (6-0) also had yet another athlete lead the way in individual scoring, as Jonathan McKeever bowled a season-high series ...

Appel’s 33 not enough for Bobcats

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NEWTON — The Newton boys’ basketball team had a counterattack for every Marshalltown offensive. The Cardinals captured victory in their home opener Thursday night, turning back the Bobcats 73-64 in non-conference play. Garrett Sturtz scored 31 points to lead Newton (3-0), offsetting the ...

Bobcat girls bounced by host Newton, 42-31

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NEWTON — The Marshalltown girls basketball lost a third-straight road game on Thursday night, as Newton outlasted the Bobcats 42-31. Erica Johnson had her third double-digit scoring effort in the loss with 12 points, while Alyvia Chadderdon came in second for MHS (1-3) with seven. Grace ...

SPORTS SHORTS: No. 11 Trojan girls tame Falcons 53-46

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PARKERSBURG — The Class 3A No. 11 West Marshall girls basketball team earned a second-straight victory on Thursday night as it hit the road to take down Aplington-Parkersburg, 53-46. Isabelle Gradwell led the team in scoring for the fourth-straight game with a game-high 16 points, and she ...

AP PHOTO • University of Iowa guard Kathleen Doyle celebrates during the second half of the Hawkeyes’ basketball game against Iowa State on Wednesday at Hilton Coliseum in Ames. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cyclones 61-55 to claim their first win in Ames since 1989.

Flex on the hex

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AMES — Iowa coach Lisa Bluder and Iowa State coach Bill Fennelly have been rivals for nearly two decades. Bluder finally got the best of Fennelly on his home floor on Wednesday night — and fittingly, it was an Iowa-born player who led the way. Mason City’s Makenzie Meyer scored 18 ...

T-R FILE PHOTO • North Tama sophomore right-side hitter Katie Kopriva, left, sends an attack over the net during the Redhawks’ Class 1A state volleyball tournament quarterfinal match against Springville on Nov. 8 at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids.

Redhawks’ Kopriva is Iowa Star Elite

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North Tama sophomore Katie Kopriva highlighted the area choices for the All-Iowa Star Conference volleyball selections, as she was just one of two players from the South Division to be named to the all-conference elite team. Kopriva was the major offensive threat for a Redhawks team that made ...

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Siliga earns second ICCAC Player of the Week nod

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AMES — Marshalltown Community College sophomore Loralei Siliga has been named the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Division I Athlete of the Week for the week of Nov. 27 through Dec. 3. Siliga averaged 19.3 points and 8.3 rebounds in the three games during that span, including a ...

Barkley, Jewell highlight AP All-Big Ten team

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Penn State’s Saquon Barkley is the offensive player of the year for the second straight season and Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell is defensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Big Ten Conference team released Wednesday. Wisconsin took the other two top honors. Freshman running ...

MCC women dropped by seventh-ranked Kirkwood

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CEDAR RAPIDS — The Marshalltown Community College women’s basketball team lost a road matchup with NJCAA Division II No. 7 Kirkwood Community College on Wednesday, falling 75-43 to the Eagles. MCC (5-7) trailed Kirkwood 51-18 at the half, but outscored the Eagles 21-11 out of halftime ...