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Bobcat swimmers split home triangular

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The Marshalltown girls swimming and diving team had arguably one of its best days in the water on Thursday evening in a home triangular against Indianola and Oskaloosa. The Bobcats split in the team scores, Throttling Oskaloosa 86-14 and falling to Indianola 54-47, but what head coach Angie ...

Trojans triumph over Mustangs in 3

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STATE CENTER — A fast start is all the West Marshall volleyball team needed to put away cross-county rival East Marshall on Thursday night. Both teams wanted to send a message in the first couple of points in the NICL West Division clash, but it was the Trojans who would break the Mustangs ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Rebels rattle off sweep of South Hardin

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ELDORA — The Class 1A No. 12 Gladbrook-Reinbeck volleyball team won an NICL West Division match against South Hardin on Thursday in three sets, 25-13, 25-20, 25-9. Saari Kuehl led the Rebels (19-4, 3-1) with 11 kills, while Meriah Wittgreve followed with six and Justina Eggers had five. ...

Sergio Garcia dedicates round to slain golfer

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VILAMOURA, Portugal — Sergio Garcia dedicated his round Thursday in the Portugal Masters to the Spanish women’s college golfer killed in Iowa. Celia Barquin Arozamena, the Big 12 champion this year for Iowa State, was found stabbed to death Monday. “It was nice to shoot a nice score ...

Bobcats score silver at SEP Invite

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PLEASANT HILL — For a second-straight day the Marshalltown boys golf team faced rainy conditions at a competitive tournament, and for a second-straight day the Bobcats braved the sloppy course to finish as runners-up. MHS placed second in the Southeast Polk Invite at Copper Creek Golf ...

Bobcats try to bounce back with win over No. 3 Jaguars

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The Marshalltown football team suffered a close loss to rival Ames last Friday for its first loss of the season, and head coach Adam Goodvin said that didn’t sit well with his squad. “I think they understand we were right in that football game and if a few plays go differently then it ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Redhawks romp past Baxter in 3 sets

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TRAER — The Class 1A No. 5 North Tama volleyball team earned an Iowa Star Conference South Division win over Baxter on Tuesday in straight sets, 25-4, 25-15, 25-15. Katie Kopriva had 12 kills to lead the Redhawks (15-4, 3-0), followed by Karly Jans with seven and Abby DeBoef with six. ...

Noland steps up at QB for Iowa St.

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AMES — Zeb Noland always understood his responsibility as Iowa State’s backup quarterback. Be prepared, because you never when you’ll become the starter. It has happened to Noland twice and he has responded both times, most recently with a career-best performance in the Cyclones’ ...

Hawkeyes find rhythm in passing game

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It appears that Iowa has more than enough skill and talent on defense to compete for the Big Ten West title. What the Hawkeyes really need to do is sort out their passing game and there were indications last weekend that they’re getting closer to finding a rhythm through the air. After ...

Better late than never

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Many of the NJCAA No.16 Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team’s wins to start this season have been dominant showings and blowout victories, but on Tuesday the Tigers were locked in a tight battle. For every advance MCC would make, NIACC seemingly had an answer in their Iowa ...

Bobcats finish off Fort Dodge in 5

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FORT DODGE — The Marshalltown volleyball team got more than just a win out of Tuesday’s trip to Fort Dodge. The Bobcats got in their conditioning to prep for the weekend. The MHS netters needed five sets to put away the host Dodgers in their CIML Iowa Conference clash, winning 25-19, ...

Tiebreaker helps MHS net 2nd at Cedar Falls

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CEDAR FALLS — The Marshalltown boys’ golf team stayed on schedule, even if Tuesday’s tournament was delayed by rain. The Bobcats took second place at the Cedar Falls Tiger Invite thanks to a fifth-score tiebreaker, finishing four strokes lower than last year’s eventual state champion ...

Bobcats win four events in loss at Southeast Polk

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PLEASANT HILL — The Marshalltown girls’ swimming and diving team captured four event titles but couldn’t chase down Southeast Polk as the Rams won Tuesday’s CIML Iowa Conference dual meet 108-78. Southeast Polk claimed seven event victories, starting with a 1-2 finish in the opening ...

Wolverines rally for four-set win over Warriors

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GARWIN — Facing a 21-17 deficit in the fourth set, the GMG volleyball team could have resigned to giving that game away to Meskwaki in their Iowa Star Conference South Division match on Tuesday and gone into the deciding fifth set tied at 2-2. The Wolverines didn’t think it was a lost ...

Vance ties for 27th in collegiate golf debut

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CHESTERTON, Ind. — Marshalltown High School graduate Nate Vance came in tied for 27th place in his first collegiate tournament, while the Loyola-Chicaco men’s golf team tie for third place at Valparaiso’s Crusader Collegiate on Monday and Tuesday at Sand Creek Country Club. The Ramblers ...

Trojans cage Tigers in 3

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STATE CENTER — After going 1-4 on the weekend at a tough tournament hosted by Class 5A No. 6 Urbandale, the West Marshall volleyball returned to form with a sweep over NICL West Division foe South Hardin, 25-16, 25-20, 25-10. Considering all four of the losses in the weekend tournament ...

Former ISU golfer found dead on Ames course

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AMES — A 22-year old man has been charged with first-degree murder of a former Iowa State University golfer who was found dead Monday morning at Coldwater Golf Links. Ames police announced on their Twitter account that the body of former Iowa State women’s golf standout Celia Barquin ...

Prep Football Rankings – Week 4

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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 Rec Pts Prv 1. WDM Valley (8) 4-0 107 1 2. Cedar Falls (2) 4-0 98 3 3. Ankeny ...

SPORTS SHORTS: MCC volleyball goes 4-0 over weekend

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The Marshalltown Community College volleyball team continued its strong start to the year over the weekend by going 4-0 in two triangulars. On Saturday the Tigers (13-2) beat the Ottawa University junior varsity in four sets, 23-25, 25-12, 25-14, 25-14, and they took down Dakota County ...

Former Cyclone stabbed, condition ‘unpredictable’

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BUCHAREST, Romania — Two U.S. basketball players have been stabbed in a club in eastern Romania and one is in a serious condition, Romanian authorities said Sunday. Police said Darrell Bowie, 24, and Joseph McClain, 25, who play for local club ACS Cuza Braila, were attacked Saturday night ...