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PREP VOLLEYBALL: Shorthanded Trojans go 2-3 at Nevada

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NEVADA — The West Marshall volleyball team endured a shorthanded roster on Saturday to finish 2-3 at the Nevada Tournament. The Trojans (10-13) lost their outside hitter Catherine Sjoblom to an ankle injury and middle hitter Teresa Disney to a band function. With Mary Wilkey out of action ...

Cyclones break into win column

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AMES — Iowa State finally broke into the win column in 2018, relying on defense and its kicker to carry an underwhelming and, at times, uninspired offense. Zeb Noland threw for 233 yards and a touchdown, David Montgomery had 107 yards rushing and a score and Iowa State held off Akron 26-13 ...

ISU honors Celia, starts healing process

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AMES — The Iowa State football team needed the win. Not just because the team hadn’t gotten one yet, but because the entire fan base needed one after this past week. It was a somber few days for the Iowa State community after former golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena was found dead at an Ames ...

Iowa bumbles chance to beat Badgers

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IOWA CITY — With their season seemingly on the line in late September, Wisconsin showed that the Big Ten West will likely run through Madison yet again. Alex Hornibrook threw a 17-yard TD pass to A.J. Taylor with 57 seconds left and the 18th-ranked Badgers bounced back from last week’s ...

Dunne leads Panthers past Hampton, 44-0

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CEDAR FALLS — Eli Dunne threw three touchdown passes, Trevor Allen and Marcus Weymiller each ran for a score and Northern Iowa forced five turnovers in shutting out Hampton 44-0 on Saturday. Dunne hit Elias Nissen with a 12-yard TD pass on the Panthers’ opening possession, then Chris ...

PREP VOLLEYBALL: MHS netters 2-3 at Cedar Falls Invite

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CEDAR FALLS — The Marshalltown volleyball team suffered its first loss to an unranked team on Saturday, falling to Cedar Rapids Prairie in three sets in the consolation semifinals of the Cedar Falls Invite. The Bobcats (8-11) went 2-3 on the day, going 1-2 in Pool A before advancing through ...

MCC scores in final minute to sink Hills

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OTTUMWA — The 16th-ranked Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team overcame a late push by Indian Hills to take down the Warriors 4-3 in Saturday’s ICCAC showdown. After a scoreless first half, the Tigers (9-1-0, 4-1-0) jumped out to a 3-0 lead with 22 minutes to go in the ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Redhawks hold off East Buchanan, 7-6

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WINTHROP — Hale Hulme’s second-quarter touchdown run and extra-point kick provided the Class A No. 6 North Tama football team with just enough to get past East Buchanan, 7-6, in Friday’s District 7 clash. Hulme hit paydirt from 1 yard out with 8 minutes left in the second quarter and ...

’Cats can’t hang with Jags

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ANKENY — Despite being down 28-7 to Class 4A No. 3 Ankeny Centennial at halftime, the Marshalltown football team had stood toe-to-toe with their toughest opponent of the season in the first 30 minutes. That wasn’t the case in the second half of this 4A District 2 matchup, as the Jaguars ...

Clark, Rebels mow down Baxter, 54-4

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GLADBROOK — The Gladbrook-Reinbeck football team’s introduction to 8-man football was a rude one, but the Rebels have done nothing but dominate since they started district play. Senior running back Colton Clark had 147 yards from scrimmage and three first-half touchdowns to lead ...

West Marshall fights past Norsemen

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STORY CITY — The Class 2A No. 10 West Marshall football team opened up 2A District 7 play with a 34-19 win over Roland-Story on the road on Friday night. Cameron Bannister tossed four touchdown passes for the Trojans (4-1, 1-0) while going 11-for-16 for 234 yards passing. Joe Halverson ...

Iowa State to honor slain golfer

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AMES — The Iowa State community will close out a horrible week by coming together to watch the Cyclones at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday. The matchup with Akron will be more about helping the school, alumni and fans remember one of their own. Former Big 12 champion golfer Celia Barquin ...

Iowa hosts Wisconsin in B1G West

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The first Big Ten game of the season for No. 18 Wisconsin and Iowa could end up being the biggest one in the West division this season. The Badgers (2-1), despite getting upset by BYU last weekend, still look like the class of the struggling West. But Iowa (3-0) and its dominant defense look ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Spartans win own cross country invite

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GRUNDY CENTER — The Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys cross country team won its home invitational at Town and Country Golf Club on Thursday with a score of 71. Paul Brockett was the highest placer for the Spartans by coming in sixth with a time of 18 minutes, 16 seconds, while Derek ...

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 ...