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Sophomore Kiburis chasing memories, dreams at G-R

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REINBECK — William Kiburis had his picture in the trophy case at Gladbrook-Reinbeck Junior/Senior High School before he’d ever stepped foot in the building as a student. He’s hoping the next time his face graces the walls at GRHS will be on his own merit. William was a 10-year-old ...

ISU’s Conditt to play for Puerto Rico

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AMES — Iowa State forward George Conditt IV will again don the jersey of Puerto Rico this summer as the country attempts to qualify for the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Conditt, who recently completed his junior season at ISU but still has two seasons of eligibility remaining, will ...

Scarlets steal Marshalltown’s opportunity

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What started out as a chance for Marshalltown boys’ soccer to bounce back from a frustrating week of losses turned into a third-straight defeat and confirmation that the Bobcats are in a funk midway through their season. The 3-1 loss Tuesday night to Des Moines East drops the Bobcats to ...

MHS netters pummel Polar Bears for 1st win

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DES MOINES — The Marshalltown girls’ tennis team captured its first win of the season on Tuesday night, and it was never in doubt. The Bobcats blanked Des Moines North in a CIML dual meet, beating the Polar Bears 11-0 to end a five-match losing streak to start the spring. Marshalltown ...

Bobcat girls stymied by Scarlets in 4-0 defeat

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DES MOINES — An early goal gave the Des Moines East girls’ soccer team all the advantage it needed against Marshalltown as the Bobcats remained winless after a 4-0 loss on Tuesday night at Williams Stadium. America Munguia gave the host Scarlets (2-4) a 1-0 lead in the sixth minute, and ...

Tyynismaa’s triple, Dean’s double

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When the Drake Relays take place for high school athletes at Drake Stadium, it’ll be a profoundly different Relays than most are used to. After a cancellation of the Relays in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will take place with heavily limited attendance and with stipulations ...

Panthers pick up Warren’s contract through 2027

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CEDAR FALLS — The Northern Iowa athletic department and head women’s basketball coach Tanya Warren have agreed to a two-year contract extension that will see Warren’s leadership continue through the end of the 2026-27 season. Warren and the Panthers are coming off the deepest postseason ...

Fredrick opts to transfer out of Iowa

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IOWA CITY — Iowa starting guard CJ Fredrick has entered his name in the NCAA transfer portal, the school confirmed Monday. Fredrick started 52 games the last two seasons and is a 47 percent career 3-point shooter. Fredrick averaged 7.5 points per game last season and had 52 assists ...

Cyclones add ex-Kansas G/F Enaruna

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AMES — The Iowa State men’s basketball program has signed Kansas transfer Tristan Enaruna, head coach T.J. Otzelberger announced Monday. Enaruna, a 6-foot-8 guard/forward from Almere, Flevoland, Netherlands, played two seasons for the Jayhawks and will have three seasons of eligibility ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Comets lead local squads at Spartan Invite

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GRUNDY CENTER — BCLUW junior Ray Callaway’s round of 86 was good for a top-10 finish at Grundy Center’s 18-hole Spartan Invitational on Saturday at Town & Country Golf Club. Callaway tied for the eighth-best round of the tournament to lead the Comets, who came in sixth out of eight ...

Pohlman promoted to Drake head coach

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DES MOINES — Allison Pohlman, a longtime associate head coach and one of the primary architects of the Drake women’s basketball program’s renaissance, has been named the new head coach of the Bulldogs. Drake director of athletics Brian Hardin announced Pohlman’s hiring on Sunday. A ...

Drake Relays qualifiers

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South Tama County junior JoJo Tyynismaa, pictured in a May 2019 file photo, represents half of the area’s six qualifiers for this week’s Drake Relays. Tyynismaa is seeded in the top-7 in all three of her events: the 100-meter dash, the 100 hurdles and the 400 hurdles. BCLUW senior Lizzie ...

Tiger softball snaps 14-game slide

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CRESTON — Marshalltown Community College softball got very familiar with Southwestern CC over the weekend as the visiting Tigers played the Spartans four times in two days. The Tigers went 1-3 over the weekend, dropping their overall record to 6-38, but snapped a 14-game losing skid by ...

Tigers win high-scoring tilt with Tritons

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Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer continued its unbeaten run with a comeback win against Iowa Central CC Saturday afternoon. The No. 13 Tigers fell behind in the first half, but three second-half goals secured a 3-2 victory to move to 4-1-1 on the season after a draw with Indian ...

Huff’s late TD sends Presbyterian past Drake

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DES MOINES — Tyler Huff threw for 365 yards, and his 46-yard touchdown pass to Lawson Bachelder with a minute left capped Presbyterian’s fourth-quarter rally in a 28-24 win over Drake on Saturday. It was the first meeting between the teams. Presbyterian will join the Pioneer Football ...

New facility brings in USTA events

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There was no ominous voice whispering riddles in the wind for Marshalltown High School boys’ tennis coach James Christensen to hear. But the city has indeed built it, and tennis will come. With the ribbon cutting on the Marshalltown Court Complex last October arrived a slew of ...

Bobcats leveled by Centennial, 10-0

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It’s been a very difficult week for Marshalltown Bobcat girls soccer. The Bobcats lost at home to Waterloo United 7-0 Monday night and then 10-0 at Cedar Falls on Tuesday. On Friday night, Marshalltown went up against one of the best Class 3A teams in the state: Ankeny Centennial. ...

MHS boys tennis nets 2nd in Johnston Invite

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JOHNSTON — Jason Strand won the No. 2 singles flight and the Bobcat boys’ tennis team finished second with 180 points at the Johnston Invite Friday. The Invite was originally scheduled for April 10, but rain moved it to Friday. Jason Strand went unbeaten in his flight and only lost ...

Bobcat boys soccer gets mercy-ruled by Waukee

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WAUKEE — Marshalltown boys’ soccer suffered a second-straight loss Friday night as the No. 1-ranked Waukee Warriors beat the Bobcats 10-0. Richard Toe registered the only two shots of the game for the No. 7 Bobcats, but neither of them were on target. CJ Coppola scored four goals for the ...