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MHS boys come close to title at Chuck Silvey Invite

URBANDALE — Marshalltown boys’ track came within two points of a victory at Thursday’s Chuck Silvey Invitational, finishing third with 100 team points — just two behind champions Johnston and one behind second-place Dowling Catholic. “The boys ran really well tonight, especially ...

Runner-up finishes help Bobcat girls to third place

WATERLOO — The Marshalltown girls’ track and field team tallied 19 placewinner performances on its way to a third-place finish at Waterloo West’s Wahawk Invitational on Thursday night at Memorial Stadium. Cedar Falls captured the team title with 168.5 points, followed by Waverly-Shell ...

MHS netters silenced by Centennial

ANKENY — The Marshalltown girls’ tennis team suffered its first shutout loss of the spring season, falling 11-0 to fourth-ranked Ankeny Centennial on Thursday night. The Bobcats (0-5) had won at least two matches in every meet prior to this particular road trip. Ankeny Centennial blanked ...

Cyclones add transfer from Butler

AMES — Iowa State women’s basketball head coach Bill Fennelly announced Thursday the addition of Nyamer Diew, a 6-foot-1 freshman forward transfer from Butler. “We are very excited to bring Ny back to her home state,” Fennelly said. “She is an amazing person who will add a great ...

Comets’ shining star

CONRAD — BCLUW girls’ basketball had anything but a straightforward season in 2020-21. The Comets started the year behind many of their opponents after five of the team’s top seven players were stuck in quarantine, leaving the team unable to make the most of its practices. After a ...

Grill heading back to Iowa State after season at UNLV

Caleb Grill will transfer back to Iowa State after playing last season at UNLV for new Cyclones coach T.J. Otzelberger. Otzelberger announced Grill’s move Tuesday. The 6-foot-3 guard started all 27 games for the Runnin’ Rebels last season and averaged 9.1 points, 3.2 rebounds and 2.2 ...