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SPORTS SHORTS: Comet girls stifle West Marshall 37-32

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CONRAD — The BCLUW girls basketball team took a 37-32 win over NICL West Division foe West Marshall on Saturday. The Comets (9-9, 6-4) led after every quarter and held the Trojans (10-6, 8-3) to their second-lowest scoring output of the year. Katie Thompson had 11 points to lead BCLUW, ...

No. 23 Cyclone women clobber K-State, 81-52

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MANHATTAN, Kan. — Bridget Carleton scored 19 points and No. 23 Iowa State cruised to an 81-52 win over Kansas State on Saturday. Ashley Joens added 16 points for the Cyclones (17-5, 7-3 Big 12 Conference), who have won three straight. Madison Wise and Kristin Scott had 14 points apiece. ...

Ellingson, McGlynn help Drake hold off Sycamores

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Brady Ellingson scored 16 points, Nick McGlynn posted his eighth double-double of the season and Drake held off Indiana State 68-62 on Saturday. Ellingson knocked down 7 of 12 shots for the Bulldogs (17-6, 6-4 Missouri Valley Conference), who shot 48 percent from the ...

Haldeman scores 15 in UNI’s win over Missouri St

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CEDAR FALLS — Spencer Haldeman scored 15 points, making all three of his 3-point tries, and Northern Iowa held off Missouri State 64-59 on Saturday night. Although there were five ties and 10 lead changes, Northern Iowa held a slight lead throughout much of the game. Haldeman gave UNI a ...

West boys beat East again

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STATE CENTER — The last time the West Marshall and East Marshall boys basketball teams faced off, the Trojans ended a four-game losing streak at the hands of the Mustangs with a win in Le Grand. On Friday night, West Marshall once again beat its cross-county rival, this time on its home ...

Mohawks go wire-to-wire on Bobcats

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MASON CITY — The rust shook off in the form of 27 turnovers, and the Marshalltown boys’ basketball team trailed Mason City from start to finish in a 74-62 loss in Friday’s CIML Iowa Conference contest. The host Mohawks (6-10, 3-6) collected their fifth win in their last six games by ...

No. 3 Mohawks sweep aside Marshalltown

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MASON CITY — The scoreboard showed yet another loss for the Marshalltown girls’ basketball team, but a deeper look gave head coach Stacy O’Hare something to saddle her hopes to. The Bobcats got dropped 79-26 by Class 4A No. 3 Mason City in Friday’s CIML Iowa Conference game, suffering ...

Hail to the Hawkeyes

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IOWA CITY — Michigan’s Colin Castleton squared up for a meaningless 3-pointer at the buzzer — only to see the ball get stuck between the backboard and the rim in front of jubilant Iowa students clamoring to storm the floor. It was the brick that encapsulated a lost night for Big ...

Trojan girls take 8th straight from Mustangs

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STATE CENTER — The rivalry between the West Marshall and East Marshall girls basketball team has been lopsided to the Trojan side of late, and that trend only continued on Friday night. West Marshall once again beat the Mustangs, 46-21, for their eighth-straight win over their Marshall ...

Michigan upsets No. 13 Iowa women a day later

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ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Deja Church and Akienreh Johnson both had career scoring highs of 19 points, Michigan dominated the boards and the Wolverines took a 90-81 victory over No. 13 Iowa on Friday. Church was 9-of-11 shooting and Johnson 6-of-9 with three 3-pointers for the Wolverines (13-9, ...

Drake dropped by Bears; Panthers outlast Salukis

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DES MOINES — All good things must come to an end. On Friday, the Drake women’s basketball team lost a Missouri Valley Conference game for the first time in more than two seasons as Missouri State snapped the Bulldogs’ 47-game streak with an 85-79 triumph at the Knapp Center. The Bears ...

Cyclones blank SDSU; UNI falls to Cowboys

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AMES — The No. 14 Iowa State wrestling team notched its first shutout against Big 12 Conference competition since 1996 with Friday’s 47-0 clobbering of South Dakota State. The Cyclones (8-2, 5-1) scored bonus points on six matches wrestled and earned another six-pointer with South Dakota ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Comets chase off Gladbrook-Reinbeck

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CONRAD — Four players scored in double figures for the BCLUW girls’ basketball team, which bounced Gladbrook-Reinbeck 49-17 in Friday’s NICL West Division game. Madison Ubben and Allison Engle shared team-high scoring honors for the Comets (8-9, 5-4) with 11 points apiece, while Bailey ...

Blackhawks soar past MCC

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After the first quarter of play on Thursday night, the Marshalltown Community College women’s basketball team was in good shape against Southeastern Community College at the Student Activity Center. The Tigers were up 17-12 after the first 10 minutes and it seemed the cold weather outside ...

MHS swept in CIML triangular

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ANKENY — The Marshalltown wrestling team fell twice in a triangular at Ankeny on Thursday, losing to the host-Hawks, 50-18, and to Indianola, 46-22. Bobcat junior heavyweight Jordan Anderson, who is ranked No. 3 in Class 3A by The Predicament, took away two wins on the evening. Anderson ...

Cyclones keep eyes on prize

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AMES — Iowa State’s Lindell Wigginton leapt into the lane to steal a pass, sprinted down the court and got fouled. He then casually flipped the ball underhanded toward the basket from 30 feet — and found the bottom of the net. It was that kind of night for Wigginton, who has ...

Krutwig helps propel Loyola past Panthers

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CHICAGO — Cameron Krutwig hit his first 3-pointer of the season for a five-point lead with 48 seconds left and Loyola-Chicago held off Northern Iowa 61-60 in Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball action Wednesday night for its seventh straight home win. Krutwig made a hook shot in ...

Cyclones roll Red Raiders, 105-66

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AMES — The No. 23 Iowa State women’s basketball team earned yet another Big 12 Conference win on Tuesday by walking all over Texas Tech, 105-66. Kristin Scott was once again on fire for the Cyclones (16-5, 6-3) as she followed a 31-point effort in a win against Oklahoma State with 22 ...

SPORTS SHORTS: South Tama girls outlast Benton, 37-34

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VAN HORNE — The South Tama County girls basketball team won a WaMaC Conference West Division game over Benton Community on Friday, 37-34. The win was the fourth-straight for the Trojans (9-6) and their seventh win in the last eight games. Taylor Ray had 10 points to lead STC, while ...