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ISU’s Hall named Big 12 Newcomer of the Week

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IRVING, Texas — Iowa State running back Breece Hall was chosen as the Big 12 Co-Newcomer of the Week after his performance his against West Virginia. The true freshman rushed for a career-high 132 yards on 26 carries and scored three touchdowns in a 38-14 win. The Wichita, Kan., ...

SPORTS SHORTS: STC succumbs to Knoxville in district

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KNOXVILLE — The South Tama football team lost its Class 3A District 7 matchup against Knoxville 22-6 on Friday. South Tama quarterback Brayden Smith finished 7-for-21 passing for 125 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Payton Vest led the ground game with 92 rushing yards on 23 ...

Davis finishes inclement state meet in 6th place

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POLK CITY — Cole Davis’s historical Marshalltown High School golf career came to an end on Saturday at the Tournament Club of Iowa after finishing in sixth place at the IHSAA state meet. Davis shot a 6-over-par 77 on Day 2 of the meet and combined for a two-day score of 13-over. Unlike ...

Tigers find groove for two wins

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The Marshalltown Community College volleyball team’s offense resembled a pile of parts waiting to be assembled when the Tigers outlasted Dakota County Technical College in the opening match of Saturday’s triangular at the Student Activity Center. By the time the Tigers closed the day with ...

Bobcat netters bank Oskaloosa Tournament title

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OSKALOOSA — The Marshalltown volleyball team bagged five wins on its way to the Oskaloosa Tournament title on Saturday, knocking off a pair of ranked teams on its way to the championship. The Bobcats (14-11) finished 3-0 in pool play by beating North Polk (25-23, 17-21, 15-12), Fairfield ...

Rebels fall in tourney final

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CONRAD — Gladbrook-Reinbeck junior Saari Kuehl eclipsed 1,000 kills for her career as the Rebels reached the finals of the BCLUW Volleyball Tournament on Saturday. Class 1A No. 15 Gladbrook-Reinbeck defeated No. 13 BCLUW in the semifinals, 25-22, 25-17, as Kuehl collected her milestone kill. ...

Hawks handcuffed

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IOWA CITY— On the road against one of the best defenses in America, 10th-ranked Penn State won the turnover battle and converted on third downs to survive yet another tough trip to Iowa. Noah Cain ran for a 5-yard touchdown with 5:17 left and Penn State held off the 17th-ranked Hawkeyes ...

Ground-and-pound

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Breece Hall may have given Iowa State the dependable option at running back the Cyclones have been looking for since star David Montgomery left. The freshman rushed for 132 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead Iowa State to a 38-14 victory over West Virginia on ...

Lance leads NDSU past Panthers in showdown

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FARGO, N.D. — Freshman Trey Lance threw three touchdown passes, two of them to Adam Cofield, and an FCS top-10 showdown never materialized as top-ranked North Dakota State breezed to a 46-14 victory over Northern Iowa, ranked 10th in the FCS Coaches poll, on Saturday. Lance started the ...

Corwin, Lauer lead Drake past Butler 42-7

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INDIANAPOLIS — Ian Corwin threw three touchdown passes, Drew Lauer scored three touchdowns and Drake defeated Butler 42-7 on Saturday to remain undefeated in the Pioneer League. Corwin, the current Stats FCS National Freshman Player of the Week, completed 25 of 32 passes for 265 yards. Two ...

Davis remains in contention

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POLK CITY — Marshalltown senior golfer Cole Davis battled the elements on Day 1 of the state championship meet Friday at Tournament Club of Iowa. “The conditions of course were as tough as they are going to be,” Marshalltown head coach Lucas Johnson said. “It was a brutal day out ...

Roosevelt rides by Bobcats, 31-15

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DES MOINES — Turnovers proved to be the killer for the Marshalltown football team in a 31-15 Friday night District 2 loss to Des Moines Roosevelt. The Bobcats (5-2, 1-2) threw three interceptions, lost a fumble and failed to recover an onside kick which in total resulted in Class 4A No. 7 ...

Rebels gallop past Twin Cedars; Hoco split for Marshall County

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BUSSEY — Keagan Giesking scored on the Gladbrook-Reinbeck football team’s first three plays from scrimmage as the Rebels rambled past Twin Cedars 62-0 in Friday’s 8-Man District 5 contest. Gladbrook-Reinbeck (5-2, 5-0) dashed out to a 40-0 lead through the first quarter, scoring five ...

WVU’s 2018 loss to Iowa St. still echoes

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Iowa State’s smothering defense from a year ago is still hauntingly fresh in the memories of West Virginia players. So, too, is Cyclones quarterback Brock Purdy bouncing through the Mountaineers with relative ease. That defense is still stout a year later and Purdy ...

Ranked Lions, Hawks under the lights

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IOWA CITY — Penn State has beaten its first five opponents by nearly 40 points per game. The Nittany Lions’ next three games may not be quite so easy. No. 10 Penn State’s playoff hopes will likely hinge on how it performs during a brutal stretch that begins Saturday at 17th-ranked ...

Iowa State’s Scott, Joens pick up preseason nods

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IRVING, Texas — Iowa State women’s basketball center Kristin Scott was named to the Preseason All-Big 12 Team, while sophomore Ashley Joens was named honorable mention preseason All-Big 12, the league announced Wednesday. Scott appeared in all 35 games for the Cyclones and was ISU’s ...

Bobcat seniors stomp Scarlets

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Two days after learning it would get an additional home match during Class 5A Region 6 play, the Marshalltown High School volleyball team made the most of its final home regular-season contest. The Bobcats played a senior-heavy lineup throughout Thursday’s match with Des Moines East and ...

MCC returns home to trounce Ellsworth

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The Marshalltown Community College volleyball team swept Ellsworth CC on Thursday night. The Tigers won the match 25-13, 25-10, 25-10. The biggest difference for the Tigers was their adjustment on offense as the team slowed down its tempo. “Offense looked good today,” MCC interim ...

Marshalltown faces Roosevelt in pivotal district match

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The Marshalltown football team finds itself facing a key Class 4A District 2 matchup against No. 7 Des Moines Roosevelt this Friday night at Drake Stadium. Des Moines Roosevelt (5-1, 2-0) is coming off a 16-14 win over Fort Dodge. “I think they are a much-improved football team from ...

Jack’s back: Nunge returns after unique redshirt season

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IOWA CITY — In an era when many college players want to speed up their careers in hopes of going pro, Iowa’s Jack Nunge took an unusual step back last season. The sophomore redshirted for the Hawkeyes, and they hope that will help him blossom into an impact post player this winter. The ...