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Tough trudging for Trojans, Mustangs

DES MOINES — The sun was setting over Drake Stadium as the East Marshall girls’ shuttle hurdle relay team set out to the blocks for its heat. Running in the third heat in Thursday’s final event, the Mustangs finished 19th after qualifying for the meet in 22nd. The time of 1 minute, ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Rebels rough up S-K in substate opener

REINBECK — The Class 1A No. 6 Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ soccer team started the postseason with a 10-0 triumph over Sigourney-Keota in Thursday’s Substate 6 quarterfinal match. The Rebels (14-1) rattled off nine goals in the first half to put this win to bed early. Isaac ...

CMU’s top scorer transfers to Iowa

IOWA CITY — All-Mid-American Conference first-team pick Molly Davis of Central Michigan is transferring to Iowa, Hawkeyes coach Lisa Bluder announced Wednesday. The 5-foot-7 guard from Midland, Michigan, was a three-year starter for the Chippewas and led the team last season with 18.6 ...

Bobcats qualify for state with second-straight regional title

Winning their region to qualify for state last season was so nice for Marshalltown girls’ golf that the Bobcats decided to do it again. On a difficult day for scoring at Elmwood Country Club, the Bobcats ran away with the team and individual titles to reach the state golf tournament for ...

Bobcats bow to Wolves in 2A state quarterfinals

AMES — A once-lonely trophy now has plenty of company. The Marshalltown boys’ tennis team won its Class 2A substate final for the second year in a row, advancing to the first round of the state tournament before falling to a higher-ranked opponent. The sixth-ranked Bobcats collected their ...

Comets qualify as regional runners-up

LYNNVILLE — The BCLUW girls’ golf team claimed second place by a comfortable margin to advance to state from Wednesday’s Class 1A Region 3 Final at Diamond Trail Golf Club. The Comets shot a 392 to finish in second, trailing only Sigourney’s 371 total. Pleasantville was 14 shots back ...