Cardinals chase off pesky Bobcats

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Marshalltown girls basketball couldn’t get enough going right against Newton on Thursday night. The Bobcats dug out of a halftime deficit to take the lead to the fourth quarter but the Cardinals slipped away in a 43-33 loss at the Roundhouse. MHS dropped to 1-2 overall and is on the road ...

Hot-shooting Newton knocks down Bobcats

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The Marshalltown boys couldn’t keep up with a hot-shooting Newton team in a 59-33 loss at the Roundhouse on Thursday night. Jacob Thiessen came off the bench to score nine points and Cory Smith scored eight points to lead the starters. MHS (0-2) heads to Urbandale today. Within 10 at ...

Bobcat boys compete to beat Hoover

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DES MOINES — The Marshalltown boys’ swimming squad got a stern challenge from Des Moines Hoover. The Bobcats’ best race, however, was against themselves. With a little bit of breathing room on the scoreboard, Marshalltown head coach Mike Loupee aligned his final relay teams to make sure ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Eight Hawkeyes recognized by Big Ten

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IOWA CITY — Eight University of Iowa football student-athletes on offense were recognized by the Big Ten Conference with postseason honors on Wednesday. Three Hawkeye offensive linemen were selected third-team All-Big Ten: C Logan Jones (coaches), OG Connor Colby (coaches; media) and OG ...

Tigers thwart Tritons, 76-56

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The energy of the home gym crowd was just what the Marshalltown Community College men needed on Wednesday night. The Tigers put together a cohesive front to jump out in front of Iowa Central and coast to a 76-56 victory over the Tritons at the MCC Student Activity Center. The win snaps a ...

Marshalltown wrestling lineup returns loads of experience

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Marshalltown head wrestling coach Luke Cross feels like his third season at the helm has been charmed, indeed. The Bobcats bring back 10 of 14 wrestlers from last year’s starting lineup as Cross looks to this campaign as the fruits of previous labors. After two seasons of installing his ...