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Fritz is ARC’s Woman of the Year nominee

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PELLA — Central College graduate Mariah Fritz has been selected as the American Rivers Conference’s nominee for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Fritz, a 2015 East Marshall High School graduate, was a senior pitcher this past spring for the Dutch and the recipient of the team’s LeRoy ...

Tscherter heads trio of honorees

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DES MOINES — There might have been better pitchers and there could have been better hitters, but there were few baseball players in the state of Iowa who were better in both facets of the game in their respective classes than Gladbrook-Reinbeck junior Tyler Tscherter and Marshalltown senior ...

Former MCC soccer player Perks killed by lightning

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NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — Former Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer player Garry Perks passed away recently, three days after being struck by lightning at Clearwater Beach, according to the Tampa Bay Times. Perks, 32, was one of a group of people who were injured when lightning hit ...

Bears give ground game to Montgomery

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BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky has priorities when it comes to preseason games. One thing Trubisky is hoping to see from the Bears’ offense when they open the preseason Thursday at home against the Carolina Panthers is the running game. “I’m really ...

Can’t catch Vance

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Nate Vance knew the challengers were there, waiting for him to leave the door ajar the way he did two years ago. Now older, wiser and all-around a better golfer, Vance never let them in. Vance turned in a 2-under-par round of 68 on Sunday at the American Legion Memorial Golf Course to close ...

Pressure’s off, heat’s on

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The last time Nate Vance shot a 4-under-par round of 66 at Elmwood Country Club in the opening round of the Times-Republican City Golf Tournament, he was headed into his senior year at Marshalltown High School. He’d yet to win the Class 4A individual state golf championship while helping ...

One last game as a Bobcat for Canaday

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The Marshalltown High School baseball team will be represented yet again at the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association’s Senior All-Star Series. Bobcat senior Wade Canaday has been selected as an infielder for the Large Schools West squad, one of four comprised entirely of seniors ...

‘Kids at Kinnick’ day set for Aug. 10

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IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa football team will stage its annual “Kids at Kinnick” on Saturday, Aug. 10. Gates to Kinnick Stadium will open at 11 a.m., with the team’s practice scheduled to begin at noon. Players will sign autographs for kids only at approximately 11:30 a.m. ...

Pettway’s Path

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AMES — Iowa State lost star wide receiver Hakeem Butler to the NFL a year earlier than expected. Graduate transfer La’Michael Pettway joined the Cyclones in hopes of joining Butler in the pros in 2020. The 6-foot-3 Pettway led Arkansas in catches a season ago, and he will be counted on ...

MCC Tiger Days golf outing set for Sept. 5

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The Marshalltown Community College athletic department has announced date for its 52nd annual Tiger Days Golf Outing, scheduling the event for Sept. 5 at the American Legion Memorial Golf Course. MCC’s yearly fundraiser will feature at shotgun start at noon with registration, lunch, driving ...

Canaday collects all-conference

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The Marshalltown baseball team featured one of the top five hitters in the CIML Iowa Conference as well as one of the top five pitchers. Bobcat senior Wade Canaday was both of them. Canaday finished fourth among conference pitchers with a 1.54 earned run average while also ranking fifth in ...

Pairings and tee times for the T-R City Golf Tournament

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Here are the groupings and tee times for the 32nd Annual Times-Republican City Golf Tournament, which begins with 18 holes on Saturday at Elmwood Country Club. 7:30 a.m. — Tony Giannetto*, Lyle Riddout*, Steve Dunham 7:40 a.m. — Mike Ward*, Robert Manceri, Brian Wilkie 7:50 a.m. — ...

More mentions for MHS

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Three of the top eight Class 5A softball teams in the state came from the same division of the same conference, leaving little room for the rest of the clubs in the CIML Iowa Conference for postseason accolades. Still, the Marshalltown softball squad garnered five all-conference honors for ...

Iowa commission OKs last of sports betting rules

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WEST DES MOINES — Iowa officials approved on Tuesday a final set of rules for the state’s new law allowing sports betting, which is set to go live at noon on Aug. 15. The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission approved the new rules during a meeting in West Des Moines, the Des Moines Register ...

Hanson steps down

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There’s a lot of ways to try and get from where you are to where you want to be, but for the past 26 summers, the Marshalltown High School baseball program has followed two simple rules: Show up on time and do the right thing. On Monday, longtime Bobcat baseball coach Steve Hanson followed ...

MCC promotes Flack to head coach

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Student-athlete, assistant men’s basketball coach, and Marshalltown Education Partnership/MEP Program Coordinator. These are all titles Ryan Flack has held at Marshalltown Community College. As of this summer, he has added a new title: head men’s basketball coach. Flack, a Nevada ...

Bobcat youth football this week

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The Marshalltown High School football program will be conducting a pair of free youth football camps on August 1-2. The first camp is for Marshalltown football players going into grades 7-8. Campers will receive coaching in the fundamental skills from the Bobcat coaching staff and ...

Muhammad breaks world record

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DES MOINES — The running joke between Dalilah Muhammad and some of her competitors goes like this: She orders the wet conditions. Because she reigns in the rain. On a drizzly Sunday night, Muhammad broke a 16-year-old world record in the 400-meter hurdles by finishing in 52.20 seconds at ...

Daniels has high praise for Patricia after joining Lions

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Detroit coach Matt Patricia apparently made quite an impression on his new defensive lineman. Mike Daniels was at training camp Sunday, a day after the Lions announced that they’d signed him. When asked what made Detroit an attractive destination, the former Green Bay ...

East Marshall catcher pegged for IGCA Senior All-Star Games

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The state’s RBI leader and three of Iowa’s top pitchers will join forces on the ‘Blue’ team for the Iowa Girls Coaches Association’s All-Star Softball Games on Monday at Waukee High School. East Marshall senior catcher Madison Farrington, who finished the summer atop the RBI chart ...