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Bobcat girls steamroll Railsplitters

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DES MOINES — The Marshalltown girls tennis team traveled down to take on Des Moines Lincoln in a dual on Thursday, and the Bobcats came away with a 9-0 victory in the rain-shortened event. Due to weather concerns, MHS and the Railsplitters played only one super-set for each match. In ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Conference track meets rescheduled

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Due to the string of severe weather in the area, the NICL West Division, Iowa Star Conference and WaMaC Conference track and field meets scheduled for Thursday have been moved to Monday. The NICL West boys and girls will still be in action in Grundy Center, with their meet starting at 4 p.m. ...

Season-low yields 3rd for Bobcats

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WEST DES MOINES — The Marshalltown girls golf team had its best performance of the season on Wednesday as they took third out of 14 in the Valley Classic-Lamson Invite at Willow Creek Golf Course. Kassy Vest led the Bobcats by placing fifth individually with a 9-over 78, a new personal ...

Gill, GMG golf second at Iowa Star Conference

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ELMA — The GMG boys’ golf team accounted for three medalist and another top-15 finisher as the Wolverines came away with second place at the Iowa Star Conference Tournament on Wednesday at Maple Heights Golf & Country Club. GMG finished seven strokes behind Don Bosco in the final team ...

PREP TRACK: CIML Iowa Conference meet pushed back

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The CIML Iowa Conference track and field meets scheduled for Thursday have been rescheduled to Friday due to expected poor weather conditions. The girls meet will now take place at Urbandale on Friday with the field events starting at 4 p.m. and running events at 4:30 p.m. The boys meet at ...

SPORTS SHORTS: South Hardin grad honored by GPAC

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SIOUX CITY — Northwestern College senior Tim Rose has been named the Great Plains Athletic Conference’s Men’s Track Athlete of the Week, the league office announced Wednesday. Rose, a South Hardin High School graduate, met the automatic NAIA qualifying mark in two events and won a pair ...

Unfinished business

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The second overtime period in Tuesday’s game between the Marshalltown boys soccer team and CIML Iowa Conference foe Urbandale was set to kick off, with the Bobcats and J-Hawks both looking to end a 1-1 tie. Right before the whistle to start the final 10 minutes before going into penalty ...

Maroons handle Bobcats, 10-1

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The Marshalltown boys tennis team hosted Dowling Catholic on Tuesday in the second of three matches at home in the next four days. After beating Grinnell on Monday, 9-2, the Bobcats were bringing some momentum into the showdown with the Class 2A No. 8 Maroons, but Dowling had too much for ...

Vest leads MHS sweep of Dodgers

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FORT DODGE — The Marshalltown girls’ golf team began a four-meet week with a near-perfect start. The Bobcats accounted for six of the best seven scores in a CIML Iowa Conference dual triumph Tuesday at Fort Dodge Country Club, drubbing the host Dodgers 192-241. Kassy Vest won medalist ...

MHS girls steal a pair at Dowling

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WEST DES MOINES — The Bobcats didn’t go down emptyhanded. Dowling Catholic, the defending Class 2A girls’ state tennis runner-up, surrendered a pair of doubles matches to Marshalltown on Tuesday, defeating the Bobcats 9-2 in a CIML Iowa Conference dual. The Maroons (8-2, 4-1) put the ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Field events lead MHS girls to fourth

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CEDAR RAPIDS — The Marshalltown girls track team was on the road at John Wall Field to compete in the Cedar Rapids Prairie Relays on Tuesday, where it finished fourth with a score of 134. The Bobcats were most effective in the field events, as Alyvia Chadderdon won the long jump with a ...

Bobcats breeze past Grinnell

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When the Marshalltown boys tennis team took the court against Grinnell for a dual meet on Monday, the Bobcats and Tigers were facing more than each other. A blustery and swirling wind was persistent throughout the competition, making balls unpredictable and taking lobbed hits well past their ...

’Dogs chase away ’Cats in PKs

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In the first round of penalty kicks after the Marshalltown boys soccer team and Class 3A No. 14 Ottumwa had battled to a 1-1 tie in the first 100 minutes, it seemed the Bobcats would get a little revenge on the Bulldogs. Last season, the two teams fought to a tie through 100 minutes at ...

3 meet champs for MHS at Fort Dodge

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FORT DODGE — The Marshalltown boys’ track and field team crowned three meet champions in three different disciplines on its way to a fifth-place finish at Fort Dodge’s Dodger Relays on Monday night. The Bobcats got one individual champion on the track in Bennett O’Hare, who won the ...

MCC’s Robinson is region Defensive Player of Year

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AMES — The reigning Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Year put on a display with her glove and got recognized for it. Marshalltown Community College sophomore center fielder Shaena Robinson was named the NJCAA Division I Region XI Defensive Player of the ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Comet girls win own golf tournament

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UNION — The BCLUW girls’ golf team finished with four of the lowest six scores en route to winning its own Comet Invite on Monday at South Hardin Recreation Area. Lauren Anderson placed third with a 48 while Bailey Ashton, and Mackenzie and Madison Trinkle each shot 51 to bring BCLUW to a ...

SPORTS SHORTS: MCC baseball ripped by No. 7 Reivers

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COUNCIL BLUFFS — Jose Mieses accounted for half the hits and the only run the Marshalltown Community College baseball team got on Sunday in a doubleheader sweep at the hands of NJCAA No. 7 Iowa Western. The host Reivers (42-5, 20-0) remained unbeaten in Iowa Community College Athletic ...

Bring it on home

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GRUNDY CENTER — A long week of competition for the Grundy Center girls golf team came to an end on Saturday with the Lady Spartans Invite, the team’s home tournament hosted at Town & Country Golf Club. The Spartans were in action four of the five previous days, including an 18-hole ...

Rose anchors Northwestern to relay win

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DES MOINES — Saturday was the final day of competition in the 109th running of the Drake Relays, and former South Hardin High School standout Tim Rose added another piece of hardware to his trophy case. After winning the men’s unseeded 1,500-meter race on Thursday, Rose anchored the ...

Kendra Harrison wins 3rd straight Drake Relays title

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DES MOINES — World record-holder Kendra Harrison capped the Drake Relays on Saturday by winning the 100-meter hurdles for the third year in a row. Harrison, running in her first outdoor event of 2018, finished in a wind-aided 12.37 seconds to become the first athlete to win the event three ...