Mustangs make most of opportunity

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CONRAD — After almost a week without competition, Ryan Hull hoped East Marshall boys track and field would be ready to run hard. The Mustangs delivered, capturing the team title in a tight race in Thursday’s Les Penick Relays at BCLUW High School. East Marshall scored 112 points, ...

Henson tops field as MHS girls get 4th in Ankeny

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ANKENY — Natalie Henson carded 11 consecutive pars to finish her round, earning medalist honors to lead the Marshalltown girls’ golf team to a fourth-place finish at Thursday’s Toni Dickey Invitational hosted by Ankeny at Otter Creek Golf Course. Henson had four bogeys on the first ...

Hawkeyes add Olsen from Villanova to aid in scoring

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IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa women’s basketball team has added Lucy Olsen, one of the nation’s most productive scorers from last season, to help fill the void in the post-Caitlin Clark era. Olsen, a former Villanova star who entered the transfer portal, wrote on social media on ...

Iowa installing new offense under ‘intense’ Lester

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IOWA CITY — Iowa has been known for stability on its football coaching staff, which makes this spring a little different for the Hawkeyes. Offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz, the son of coach Kirk Ferentz, was fired during the team’s off week last October, though he did complete the ...

Bobcat boys place 9th at Urbandale

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URBANDALE — The Marshalltown boys’ track and field team had a smattering of placewinning performances on its way to ninth place at the Chuck Silvey Invitational hosted by Urbandale on Thursday night at Frerichs Field. The Bobcats’ top performance came from the 3,200-meter run, where ...

Comets clip South Hardin boys on fifth-score tiebreaker

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ELDORA — The BCLUW boys’ golf team defeated host South Hardin on the fifth-score tiebreaker after both teams shot a 167 at Thursday’s quadrangular meet at Pine Lake Country Club. The Comets were led by Nate Bishop, who shared the lowest round of the day with a 4-over-par 39 that earned ...