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Hawks start fast, keep ’Cats at bay

ANKENY — Fresh off a hard-fought, home-court victory, the Marshalltown boys’ basketball team went to Ankeny in search of a third straight win. The Hawks squashed that from the outset. Ankeny got out to a 17-1 lead during the first quarter and kept the Bobcats at bay the rest of the way, ...

Ankeny can’t miss against MHS girls

ANKENY — Playing their sixth game in 14 days made for some weary legs for the Marshalltown girls’ basketball team. Ankeny’s 3-point shooting knocked the Bobcats off their feet. The host Hawks made 14 3-pointers and shot down Marshalltown 87-29 in Friday’s CIML Iowa Conference ...

Iowa RB Tyler Goodson will declare for NFL draft

IOWA CITY — University of Iowa running back Tyler Goodson announced Friday he will declare for the 2022 NFL draft and won’t play in the Citrus Bowl against Kentucky on Jan. 1, 2022. “Similar to a lot of young kids growing up, I have always dreamed of the opportunity to play in the ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Comets overtake East Marshall for league win

LE GRAND — Chloe Walters posted a double-double of 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead the BCLUW girls’ basketball team past East Marshall, 52-45, in Friday’s NICL West Division showdown. Allison Engle added 20 points, four rebounds and four assists for the Comets (3-2, 1-1), who were ...

Bobcats celebrate with a win

Armonniey Thomas got to celebrate his 1,000 point milestone and a Bobcat win Thursday night at the MHS Roundhouse. The senior scored 24 points in a 73-67 victory over the Newton Cardinals, pushing his career tally to 1,025 points — fourth all-time in MHS boys’ basketball history. The ...

Cyclones rock Hawks

AMES — Izaiah Brockington had 29 points and 10 rebounds as No. 17 Iowa State dominated rival Iowa in a 73-53 victory Thursday night. Brockington made his first nine shots and finished 11 for 14 from the field to help the surprising Cyclones (9-0) remain undefeated after going 2-22 last ...