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MHS bowler Wiegand is all-state, district MVP

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The Marshalltown boys’ bowling team raked in the postseason accolades with all-state and all-district honors from the Iowa Girls’ Coaches Association this week. Sophomore Ray Wiegand was named to the first-team all-state squad while nabbing first-team all-district honors as well as the ...

Tigers tipped by Northeast in regional first round

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NORFOLK, Neb. — A fourth-quarter surge wasn’t enough to salvage the season, and the Marshalltown Community College women’s basketball team concluded its year with a 63-52 loss to Northeast Community College on Wednesday night. The Tigers (11-18) were led by Claudia Morente who had 19 ...

ISU’s Carleton named first-team all-Big 12

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IRVING, Texas — Three Iowa State women’s basketball players earned all-Big 12 Conference honors the league announced Wednesday. Sophomore guard Bridget Carleton was named to the first-team, All-Big 12 squad, while Jadda Buckley and Seanna Johnson were both listed as honorable ...

ISU’s senior starters score 74 of 86 points in victory

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AMES — In their last night at Hilton Coliseum, Iowa State’s four senior starters gave the Cyclones one last home win that came down to the buzzer. Matt Thomas scored 25 points and No. 24 Iowa State held off a furious challenge from Oklahoma State on Tuesday night, winning 86-83 to close ...

ISU tests Lanning at linebacker

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AMES — Iowa State senior quarterback Joel Lanning worked his entire career in hopes of helping the Cyclones reach a bowl game in 2017. Lanning might end up doing so on the other side of the ball. In a surprise move, Lanning took snaps at linebacker during the first practice of the spring ...

UNI’s Morgan named to second team

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CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa senior Jeremy Morgan received second-team all-conference men’s basketball honors from the Missouri Valley Conference on Tuesday, while also being named to the MVC All-Defensive team, the league announced. Morgan led the Panthers in scoring, rebounding, assists, ...

Drake’s Timmer tabs honorable mention

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DES MOINES — Drake men’s basketball junior Reed Timmer was named to the Missouri Valley Conference third-team Tuesday, the league announced. Timmer started in all 30 games and scored in the double figures in 26 of those contests. He led Drake in scoring this year with 15.4 points per ...

MCC’s Simmons garners Player of the Week honor

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The Marshalltown Community College men’s basketball team played just one game last week, but Brandon Simmons stood out enough in the 77-76 win against Northeast Community College to be named the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Division I Player of the Week. Simmons posted a ...

Lopez lands his fourth weekly baseball award

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Marshalltown Community College baseball player Enmanuel Lopez has been named the Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Division I Player of the Week. MCC went 2-3 during its trip to North Carolina, but the offense belted out an average of nine runs per game. Of the 45 runs scored, Lopez ...

Former Tiger honored at Northwest Missouri State

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Northwest Missouri State University women’s basketball player Jasmin Howe has garnered Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association honorable mention accolades. The Millicent, Australia, native was named all-region, averaging 16 points a game during the span of her ...

Tigers taken down in 1st round

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The jubilant cheers from the Southeastern Community College men’s basketball team echoed through a silent concrete corridor Monday night it secured an 81-71 against Marshalltown Community College in the first round of the NJCAA Region XI Tournament. A dismal start all around was ...

AGWSR’s Lippert wins E. Wayne Cooley scholarship

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AGWSR senior Bethany Lippert has been named the 2017 recipient of the E. Wayne Cooley Scholarship Award. Lippert was selected from 107 participants from high schools across the state of Iowa. Lippert was one of six finalists and will be honored this Friday at halftime of the Class 2A Iowa High ...

Cyclones notch fifth-straight in league play

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AMES — The Iowa State women’s basketball team pushed its win streak to five games with a 61-48 win against Oklahoma State at Hilton Coliseum Monday night. It’s the first time since 2009 the Cyclones (18-11, 9-9 Big 12) have won five straight in conference play. Senior Seanna Johnson ...

Drake to open coach search; Rutter on list

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DES MOINES — Drake stopped short of handing interim coach Jeff Rutter the job permanently on Monday, saying in a statement that it’ll conduct a nationwide search and that Rutter is “a strong candidate.” Athletic director Sandy Hatfield-Clubb says the Bulldogs are seeking a coach who ...

Iowa’s Gustafson gets unanimous first team

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IOWA CITY — Three members of the Iowa women’s basketball team received all-Big Ten accolades it was announced Monday. Sophomore Megan Gustafson was named first team by the coaches and the media. Senior Ally Disterhoft was tabbed first team by the coaches and second team by the media. ...

Hawkeyes’ McCoy named Big Ten baseball honoree

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IOWA CITY — University of Iowa senior Mason McCoy has been named the Big Ten Conference’s baseball Player of the Week, it was announced Monday by the league office. McCoy earned the distinction after hitting .438 with seven hits, six runs, and six RBIs in leading the Hawkeyes to a 3-1 ...

3rd-straight NICL West honor for Smoldt

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The Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team is headed back to state for the third year in a row. Not coincidentally, senior guard Joe Smoldt is the North Iowa Cedar League West Division’s Outstanding Player for the third-straight season as well. Smoldt averaged 30.5 points per game ...

MCC hosts Southeastern in men’s regional opener

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The Marshalltown Community College men’s basketball team will see an opponent it’s gone toe-to-toe with twice earlier this season and come out a winner on the other side, tonight in the NJCAA Region XI first round at the Student Activity Center. The Tigers (17-11, 3-5 ICCAC) will take on ...

Gustafson helps Hawks keep Badgers at bay

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IOWA CITY — It’s been a trying year, but the regular season ended with a win for the Iowa women’s basketball team Sunday, a 71-60 victory of visiting Wisconsin. Megan Gustafson led the way with 22 points and 14 rebounds, her 15th double-double of the year, and Ally Disterhoft posted 19 ...

Guilford gets two back from Tigers

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JAMESTOWN, N.C. — The Marshalltown Community College baseball team was handed a pair of losses in North Carolina on Sunday, dropping the twinbill to Guilford Technical Community College 10-4 and 11-10. The two losses forces a split on the weekend, after the Tigers won both games Saturday. ...