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Dunham receives Donna Hoop Memorial Scholarship

Marshalltown High School graduate Tyler Dunham, right, is the sixth annual recipient of the Donna Hoop Memorial Scholarship, presented by former Bobcat assistant coach Al Hoop. The award is a $1,000 scholarship that has been presented annually to a Bobcat baseball player in memory of the wife ...

Iowa’s Taylor named to Ray Guy Award watch list

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa sophomore punter Tory Taylor has been named to the 2021 Ray Guy Award Watch List, awarded annually to the nation’s top punter in college football. Taylor (6-foot-4, 231 pounds) was a semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award a year ago and was named the 2020 Big ...

Wieskamp goes to San Antonio at No. 41

SAN ANTONIO — The San Antonio Spurs selected guard Josh Primo of Alabama with the No. 12 pick in Thursday night’s NBA draft, adding a 6-foot-5 guard as they rebuild through youth. Primo averaged 8.1 points and 3.5 rebounds in his lone season with the Crimson Tide. The 18-year-old was born ...

Garza drafted by Detroit with 52nd pick

DETROIT — Detroit Pistons general manager Troy Weaver didn’t want to overthink the first pick in the NBA draft. He never got an offer he liked to change his mind, either. Weaver stuck with the franchise’s youth movement and grabbed Cade Cunningham, the 6-foot-8 Oklahoma State guard ...

Kids’ Day at Kinnick set for Aug. 14

The University of Iowa football team will stage its annual “Kids’ Day at Kinnick” on Aug. 14, and admission is free to all fans. Gates to Kinnick Stadium will open at 11 a.m., with the team’s practice scheduled to begin at noon. Due to COVID safety, there will be no autographs this ...

STC backstop on WaMaC second team

A frustrating season for the South Tama County baseball team ended in first-round defeat in the playoffs to North Polk. Having lost their last seven games, the Trojans finished 10-23 and second-to-last in the WaMaC West Division standings with a record of 10-23, one year after making it within ...