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Tigers hand Bobcat swimming first loss

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WEST DES MOINES — The perfect season came to an end for the Marshalltown boys swimming team on Thursday as it suffered its first loss of the year to West Des Moines Valley, 111-59. The Tigers came in ranked sixth in the team power rankings, while the Bobcats currently sit in 11th, and MHS ...

MHS wrestlers pinned down by Valley, 63-5

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WEST DES MOINES — The Marshalltown wrestling team took a loss on the road to West Des Moines Valley on Thursday, 63-5. The lone win for the Bobcats over the Class 3A No. 5 Tigers, as ranked by The Predicament, came from Bennett Hageman, who pinned Aidan Feldman just before the end of the ...

Purdue women knock off No. 17 Iowa 62-57

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Karissa McLaughlin and Dominique Oden scored 16 points apiece, Purdue went on a 16-3 run in the fourth quarter and held on to upset No. 17 Iowa 62-57 on Thursday night. The Boilermakers (12-5, 3-1 Big Ten) were down by eight less than three minutes into the fourth ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Mustangs sweep Storm, Sailors

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ELDORA — The East Marshall/GMG wrestling team went 2-0 in a triangular hosted by South Hardin-BCLUW on Thursday night. The Mustangs defeated Waterloo Columbus, 75-6, then beat the host-Storm, 43-33. Against the Sailors, East Marshall/GMG received seven forfeits. Of the seven other ...

Old fashioned whoopin’

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In its first game back from winter break, the Marshalltown Community College men’s basketball hosted John Wood Community College with a chance to avenge an 80-71 loss from back in November. If the Tigers had any rust after not playing since Dec. 15 it didn’t show, as they raced out to an ...

Hawkeyes ward off Northwestern, 73-63

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EVANSTON, Ill. — With leading scorer Tyler Cook out of the lineup, someone had to step up for Iowa to fill the void. Freshman Joe Weiskamp was up to the task. Weiskamp had 19 points, Luka Garza added 16 and Iowa beat Northwestern 73-63 on Wednesday night for its first true road win of the ...

No. 20 ISU women throttle TCU

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AMES — Bridget Carleton had 24 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to lead No. 20 Iowa State to a 92-54 victory over TCU on Wednesday night for its seventh straight win. The Cyclones (13-2, 3-0 Big 12) improved to 11-0 at home while TCU (11-3, 1-2) has lost two straight following an ...

Hawkeyes’ Gustafson earns more awards

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University of Iowa women’s basketball senior standout Megan Gustafson earned two national recognitions on Wednesday. Gustafson was named the Naismith Women’s Player of the Week by the Atlanta Tipoff Club and she was chosen to the Wooden Award Midseason Top-25 list. Gustafson averaged ...

ISU matmen deck NDSU

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FARGO, N.D. — The No. 21 Iowa State wrestling team secured its first Big 12 victory of the season with a 29-7 win over No. 23 North Dakota State on Wednesday. The Cyclones won eight of 10 bouts in Fargo, including three by bonus-point margin. Redshirt junior Chase Straw put the Cyclones ...

MCC baseball coaches clinic on Jan. 26

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The Marshalltown Community College baseball program will host its first ever Leadoff Coaches Clinic and Fundraising Dinner on the MCC campus on Jan. 26. The coaching clinic will feature nine speakers, including seven current baseball coaches, one NCAA Division I strength and conditioning ...

Warriors get their revenge

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MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT — The Iowa Star Conference South Division lead changed hands on Tuesday when the Meskwaki boys basketball team avenged their only in-division loss by beating North Tama. After falling to the Redhawks 54-51 the last time the two teams faced, the Warriors hit shots early ...

Meskwaki girls rough up Redhawks, 74-35

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MESKWAKI SETTLEMENT — The Meskwaki girls basketball team hosted North Tama for an Iowa Star Conference South Division showdown on Tuesday night, with the Warriors looking to sweep the season series against the Redhawks. Meskwaki started hot and stayed that way throughout the game, and ...

MHS rattles off 7-straight to pin down Mason City

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MASON CITY — Marshalltown junior 152-pounder Wyatt DeMeyer won his varsity wrestling debut as the first of seven-straight Bobcat victories to close out Tuesday’s CIML Iowa Conference win over Mason City, 49-22. DeMeyer defeated Riley Monahan by a 7-5 decision in sudden victory, outlasting ...

Bobcats tip Jaguars in double-OT

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ANKENY — A 10-point deficit in Friday’s loss at Southeast Polk kept growing for the Marshalltown boys’ basketball team. On Tuesday night at Ankeny Centennial, it was the start of the comeback for the ’Cats. Marshalltown rallied from 10 down at the start of the fourth quarter to ...

12th-ranked Centennial stymies MHS

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ANKENY — The Marshalltown girls’ basketball team saw its losing streak stretch to five games with Tuesday’s defeat at the hands of Class 5A No. 12 Ankeny Centennial, falling 70-19 in cross-CIML action. The Jaguars (8-4) jumped out to an 18-4 lead after the first quarter and led 42-12 at ...

Bobcat bowling teams take care of Urbandale

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URBANDALE — The Marshalltown bowling teams bounced back from losses to Waukee on Monday with wins over Urbandale on Tuesday at Merle Hay Lanes. The Bobcat boys got back on the right foot with a 2,865-2,525 win over the J-Hawks, with Kamrin Chizek leading the way with a 429, followed by ...

Baylor brings down No. 20 Cyclones

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WACO, Texas — Makai Mason is getting more aggressive on the floor for Baylor, wanting to take shots and chasing after loose balls. Mason scored a season-high 25 points, including five free throws in the final 38 seconds, and the Bears held on for a 73-70 victory over No. 20 Iowa State on ...

Thomas leads Drake past Salukis 82-70

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DES MOINES — Noah Thomas hit four 3-pointers and scored a career-high 24 points and Nick McGlynn pitched in with a double-double to propel Drake to an 82-70 victory over Southern Illinois on Tuesday night. Thomas sank three 3-pointers and scored 13 in the first half as the Bulldogs (12-4, ...

Illinois State holds off Northern Iowa

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NORMAL, Ill. — Milik Yarbrough scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Phil Fayne added 19 points with seven boards, and Illinois State held off Northern Iowa 70-69 on Tuesday night. Matt Chastain scored 12 points for the Redbirds (9-7, 2-1 Missouri Valley Conference), who trailed ...