Comets too much for Mustangs

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LE GRAND — An emotional Thursday night for East Marshall volleyball didn’t end with a victory, but that was not the main focus of head coach Terri Westendorf’s postgame discussion with her team. “I never saw them drop, they never gave up,” Westendorf said. “We know as a team that ...

Harbaugh: Iowa City is where ‘top-five teams go to die’

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IOWA CITY — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh knows all too well what it’s like to take a top-five team into Iowa’s Kinnick Stadium. “As they say, (where) top-five teams go to die,” Harbaugh said this week as the No. 4 Wolverines (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten) prepared for Saturday’s game against ...

ISU’s Rus is semifinalist for Campbell Trophy

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AMES — Iowa State redshirt senior tight end Jared Rus has been named one of 156 semifinalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy, which was won last year by former Cyclone Charlie Kolar. Each semifinalist must be a senior or graduate student in their final year of eligibility, have a GPA of ...

Tigers held in check by No. 2 Warriors

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For one set Wednesday night, the Marshalltown Community College volleyball team showed just how far it has come since the 2021 season — putting a scare into the No. 2 team in Division I junior college volleyball, Indian Hills CC. An early 9-4 lead forced the Warriors to take a timeout and ...

Top-20 finishers power MHS boys to 4th place

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KNOXVILLE — The Marshalltown boys’ cross country team had three top-20 finishes on its way to a fourth-place finish at the Knoxville Invitational on Tuesday at Pine Knolls Golf Club. The Bobcats scored 100 points as a team, led individually by senior Anthoneih Kopsa. Kopsa placed 11th in ...

Mason City too much for Bobcat girls swim squad

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MASON CITY — The Marshalltown girls’ swimming and diving team managed to win three events but couldn’t catch up to Mason City in Tuesday’s Iowa Alliance Conference dual meet, falling 71-29 to the Riverhawks. Mason City won the other nine events and was in control from the outset, ...