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Wigginton leads Cyclone surge

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DES MOINES — Northern Iowa had depth, experience and the more impressive resume. Iowa State had freshman Lindell Wigginton — who proved once again how much of an impact player he has become. Wigginton scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half and Iowa State blew past Northern Iowa ...

Cook, Hawkeyes power past Drake

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DES MOINES — It took over a month. But the Iowa team most expected to see all season finally showed up in Des Moines. Tyler Cook scored 23 points, Jordan Bohannon had 15 with seven assists and Iowa cruised past Drake 90-64 on Saturday, its sixth straight win over the rival ...

PREP WRESTLING: MHS wrestlers tie for 4th at Regina

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IOWA CITY — The Marshalltown wrestling team faced arguably its most difficult challenge of the season on Saturday when it traveled to compete in the Iowa City Regina Invitational, but the Bobcats faced the challenge well and came out the other side in a tie for fourth with a team score of ...

SPORTS SHORTS: STC boys rattle off fourth-staright win

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TIFFIN — The South Tama County boys basketball team won its fourth-straight game on Friday, defeating WaMaC Conference West Division foe Clear Creek-Amana, 70-52. The Trojans (5-2, 4-0) were led by a season-high 22 points by Keith Keahna, followed by a season-high 17 points by Kaiden ...

Bobcats outlast Mason City

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Each of the last four games for the Marshalltown boys basketball team have been close contests down the stretch that the Bobcats either owned a lead in or were within one possession, but ultimately weren’t able to close out. It was a similar situation on Friday night at the Roundhouse in a ...

Mohawks blow by Bobcat girls, 57-23

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So far this season, it’s been clear that the Marshalltown girls basketball team performs best when it gets out to a good start and doesn’t allow teams to jump out to an early lead. That was the plan heading into Friday’s home matchup against CIML Iowa Conference foe Mason City, but that ...

Drake, UNI looking to upstage Iowa, ISU

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AMES — Iowa and Iowa State have never been swept in their annual doubleheader against Northern Iowa and Drake. That might change on Saturday in Des Moines. The Hawkeyes (5-6) and Cyclones (7-2) are both at serious risk of dropping their neutral-floor matchups at Wells Fargo Arena. Iowa ...

Comets fight past emotional East Marshall

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LE GRAND — Madison Ubben piled up 16 points, 11 rebounds, five steals and five blocked shots to lead the BCLUW girls’ basketball team past East Marshall, 41-34, in Friday’s NICL West Division contest. Kaylee Goecke contributed seven points while Easton Swanson and Lauren Anderson added ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcat sophomores rout Mohawks

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The Marshalltown sophomore boys’ basketball team was one point shy of doubling up on Mason City, beating the Mohawks 65-33 on Friday night at the Roundhouse. Will Van Buren led the Bobcats with 28 points, and Trevor Stamp poured in another 16 points. Gok Arou added seven points and Demonte ...

Bobcat wrestlers escape Maroons

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At the midway point of the CIML Iowa Conference dual between the Marshalltown wrestling team and Dowling Catholic on Thursday in the Roundhouse, the Bobcats trailed the Maroons by 10 points and were in need of a spark. After splitting the first four matches of the evening, Dowling had ripped ...

Bobcat boys bowlers down Urbandale for seventh-straight

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DES MOINES — The Marshalltown boys bowling team earned yet another victory this season when it traveled south to take on Urbandale at Merle Hay Lanes, but the Bobcats were pushed in the meet for the first time this season, taking a narrow 3,246 to 3,051 win over the J-Hawks. Kamrin Chizek ...

Maroons withstand MHS challenge

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WEST DES MOINES — The Marshalltown boys’ swimming team managed just three event victories but still gave Dowling Catholic plenty of competition in a 100-70 loss to the host Maroons in Thursday’s CIML Iowa Conference dual meet. The Bobcats made up for not placing atop the podium by ...

Hawkeye duo garners consensus All-America

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IOWA CITY — University of Iowa senior linebacker Josey Jewell and junior defensive back Josh Jackson have been named unanimous consensus All-Americans after both earned first-team honors with five major news outlets. The duo becomes the 24th and 25th Iowa football players to earn Consensus ...

Pair of Cyclone coaches receive national awards

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AMES — A pair of Iowa State assistant football coaches were honored nationally for their work during the 2017 season, as running game coordinator Lou Ayeni and linebackers coach Tyson Veidt received awards Thursday. Ayeni was named the Running Backs Coach of the Year by 247Sports, while ...

Iowa baseball inks Heller through 2024

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IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa has signed head baseball coach Rick Heller to a contract extension through 2024, the school announced Thursday. “The progress this program has made in four seasons under Rick has been incredible,” said Iowa Director of Athletics Gary Barta. “Rick has ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Mustangs topple Falcons and Pirates

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LE GRAND — The East Marshall/GMG and Aplington-Parkersburg/Grundy Center wrestling teams were in action on Thursday in an North Iowa Cedar League triangular, as both teams faced each other and Hudson. The Mustangs (5-5, 4-2) beat both the Falcons and Pirates, taking a 48-27 win over A-P/GC ...

Tigers dash past Lakers

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On the surface, an 84-74 win for the Marshalltown Community College men’s basketball team over Iowa Lakes Community College on Wednesday seems like a comfortable victory, but it truly was a back-and-forth affair between the Tigers and Lakers. With just under seven minutes left in the game, ...

Siliga nets 26 in MCC loss to Lakes

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Judging by the score at halftime, the casual fan would have thought the game was over as the Marshalltown Community College women’s basketball team trailed Iowa Lakes Community College 41-24 at the break. Clearly that wasn’t the thought in the Tigers locker room, however, as MCC came out ...

Kluver earns 2 Hawkeye team awards

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IOWA CITY — University of Iowa senior long-snapper Tyler Kluver was the recipient of two team awards, which were presented on Sunday at the Hawkeye football team’s annual awards banquet. Kluver, a 2013 Marshalltown High School graduate, was presented with one of three Reggie Roby Special ...

UNI setter Hook named All-American

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CEDAR FALLS — For only the second time in program history, the Northern Iowa volleyball squad has three players on the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-American teams. Senior Heather Hook, junior Piper Thomas and sophomore Karlie Taylor earned spots on the 2017 AVCA Honorable ...