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MCC rallies for second win in as many games

HILLSBORO, Mo. —The Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team closed out its season-opening road trip with a 3-1 win over Jefferson College and improved to 2-0 on the year. The second-ranked Tigers trailed 1-0 at halftime 1-0 with sophomore goalkeeper Matteo Crescente recording ...

Former Cyclone WR Butler placed on injured reserve

TEMPE, Ariz. — Former Iowa State wide receiver was placed on injured reserved by the Arizona Cardinals. The fourth-round pick suffered an avulsion fracture in his hand in the team’s second preseason game against the Oakland Raiders in the 33-26 loss. As a result of being placed on IR ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Hall of Fame wins 16-inch nationals

CAROL STREAM, Ill. — The Hall of Fame Concessions team from Marshalltown recently won the Slow-Pitch Softball Association’s 16-inch Class A Glove National Championship Tournament, becoming the first team from outside the Chicago area to win the event. Hall of Fame’s Sam Rogers was named ...

Tigers’ trip ends with 1-1 record

The Marshalltown Community College volleyball team started its Saturday in Alabama and finished it in Illinois. MCC (4-2) dropped its first game in Boaz, Ala. to Snead State CC (4-1), 26-16, 11-25, 27-25, 25-17. The Tigers traveled six hours before closing the day with a win against Wabash ...

Man who killed ISU golfer gets life sentence

AMES — The man who fatally stabbed a former Iowa State University golfer from Spain while she was playing a round near the school was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Collin Richards pleaded guilty on June 14 to first-degree murder in the Sept. 17 ...

Hatano’s hat trick helps MCC prevail

The Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team opened the season with a 4-2 win over Lewis & Clark CC. The Tigers’ first half effort and sophomore Jiroh Hatano’s hat trick helped put together MCC’s opening win. MCC trailed 1-0 until Hatano scored his team’s first goal ...

MCC goes 2-1 at Snead State tourney

BOAZ, Ala. — The Marshalltown Community College volleyball team came away with two victories in the Snead State CC Tournament on Friday. The Tigers (3-1) topped host Snead State CC in four sets, 25-17, 22-25, 26-24, 25-16. MCC followed with a five-set win against Lawson State CC, 25-15, ...

No. 21 Iowa State looking forward to bye in Week 2

AMES — Having last season’s opener washed out by weather set Iowa State back in 2018. This season, the Cyclones couldn’t have asked for a better start. No. 21 Iowa State (8-5 in 2018) opens play Aug. 31 at home against Northern Iowa of the FCS, with sunny skies and temperatures in the ...

MCC netters open with road victory

PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Marshalltown Community College volleyball team opened the season with a five-set win on the road against Pensacola State on Thursday night. The Tigers won 27-25, 19-25, 25-18, 15-25, 15-12 in their debut. The Tigers will travel to Snead State Community College in ...

Lynx add Carleton on 7-day deal

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Lynx announced the signing of free agent forward Bridget Carleton to a seven-day contract on Thursday. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. A Chatham, Ontario native, Carleton was selected by the Connecticut Sun out of Iowa State in the second ...

MCC soccer at No. 2 in preseason rankings

After finishing fifth in the nation last season, Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team finds itself ranked No. 2 in the NJCAA Division I Soccer preseason rankings. In the 2018 preseason rankings, the Tigers were ranked at No. 19. Reigning 2018 national champion Pima (Ariz.), ...

Davis has career day against Valley

For the eighth time in Cole Davis’ high school career, the senior shot under 70 to add to his program record for the Marshalltown boys golf team. On Tuesday at Elmwood Country Club, Davis carded a 4-under-par round of 66 in which he carded five birdies on the day and came away as the ...

Nixon, running backs impress in fall camp

IOWA CITY — It appears as though defensive lineman Daviyon Nixon will finally be able to help No. 20 Iowa this fall. Nixon, a 310-pound sophomore who transferred from Iowa Western Community College before spending last year as a redshirt, will be one of the players who will be expected to ...

MCC hopes to thrive on savvy in ICCAC

Marshalltown Community College volleyball finished off last season with a 34-5 overall record but fell short in conference play, going 0-4 in the competitive Iowa Community College Athletic Conference. However, head coach Justin Hoskins is optimistic for the upcoming season as the program ...

Bobcat golfers place eighth in preview of district meet

MARION — The Marshalltown boys golf team finished in eighth place at the Linn-Mar Invitational with a team score of 324 at Hunters Ridge Golf Course on Monday. Of the 12 other teams Marshalltown faced off against in the 18-hole meet, seven of them will meet the Bobcats again at the ...

Iowa State still looking at 5 RBs to replace Montgomery

AMES — The five-man competition at running back for No. 21 Iowa State could spill into the season. The Cyclones’ search to replace departed star David Montgomery has been the dominant story line of camp. Senior Sheldon Croney, Jr., junior Kene Nwangwu, sophomore Johnnie Lang, and freshmen ...

Ankle injury ends season for Fountain

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts will put receiver Daurice Fountain on season-ending injured reserve with a dislocated and fractured left ankle. Coach Frank Reich confirmed the diagnosis Sunday and said the Colts will give him all the support he needs. The second-year receiver was ...

Indoor tennis, pickleball at Elmwood

Elmwood Country Club has announced the formation of the Elmwood Indoor Tennis Club (EIT), beginning on Sept. 15. Those interested in tennis and pickleball are welcome to join EIT for a small yearly membership fee for juniors, adults, couples and families. Prospective members can pick up a ...

Tigers looking to repeat last season’s success

The Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team is again looking to take the next step after making the program’s third appearance in the national tournament a year ago. The 2018 team finished fifth in the nation after going 1-1 in pool play at nationals. The Tigers’ 18-1-2 record ...

SPORTS SHORTS: GMG hosting golf tourney fundraiser

Green Mountain-Garwin High School is hosting its annual GMG Golf Tournament fund-raising event on Saturday, Aug. 24, at Oakwood Golf Course in Conrad. The four-person best shot event has a 10 a.m. shotgun start, and registration begins at 9 a.m. Cost is $200 per team with additional hole ...