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No. 21 West Virginia tops Cyclones for 9th-straight

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Kysre Gondrezick scored 10 of her 24 points in the fourth quarter to help the No. 21 West Virginia women’s basketball team pull away and beat Iowa State 65-56 on Wednesday for its ninth straight win. The Mountaineers built a 12-point lead in the fourth quarter. Iowa ...

Panthers picked 2nd in MVFC

ST. LOUIS — The University of Northern Iowa football team was picked to finish second in the Missouri Valley Football Conference Preseason poll, and six Panthers were named to the MVFC Preseason Team. Defending FCS national champion North Dakota State was picked as the favorite in the ...

SPORTS SHORTS: ISU’s Joens named to Miller’s Top-10

ATLANTA — Iowa State women’s basketball standout Ashley Joens is a Top-10 Finalist for the Cheryl Miller Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association announced on Wednesday. Joens was averaging 24.5 points and 8.9 rebounds per game ...

Bobcats double-dunk Dowling

It’s already been a busy week for Marshalltown bowling. After winning Monday night in Fort Dodge, the Bobcats came home and had a quick turnaround before Tuesday’s meet against Dowling Catholic. The same result — a Marshalltown sweep — took place, but there were slight hints of ...

No. 3 Dragons dodge Bobcat upset

For 29 minutes, Marshalltown was toe-to-toe with another top-5 opponent. The Bobcats again had a chance to pull off a home upset of a ranked team. And once again, the Bobcats came up just short. The Bobcats have been a ‘nearly’ team most of the season in a difficult CIML Iowa Conference, ...

Bobcats overrun by No. 1 Johnston

No game is an easy one for a youthful, inexperienced Marshalltown girls’ basketball team in the year 2021. Especially in the difficult CIML Iowa Conference. But Tuesday night might just have been one of the toughest tests the Bobcats have faced yet — the No. 1-ranked team in class 5A. ...