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SPORTS SHORTS: Garza is Big Ten Co-Player of the Week

IOWA CITY — For the third time this season, University of Iowa men’s basketball standout Luka Garza has been recognized by the Big Ten Conference as he and Ohio State’s Duane Washington Jr. shared Big Ten Player of the Week honors on Monday. Garza, who was also tabbed the Naismith ...

Ridout gets taste for finals

DES MOINES — East Marshall/GMG standout Dominik Ridout waited and worked for this moment all season long. Not just a shot at a state title, but a chance to beat the state’s No. 1 wrestler at 126 pounds in Class 2A — Crestwood’s Carter Fousek. The junior got his chance Saturday night ...

Mixed outcomes for Bobcat matmen

DES MOINES — The highs and lows of state wrestling were apparent within minutes of each other on opposite sides of the floor in Saturday’s action at Wells Fargo Arena. Carson Williams, Marshalltown’s 220-pound senior ranked No. 4 in the state by The Predicament, was on the mat after ...

Rams rough up Bobcats in regionals

PLEASANT HILL — Head coach Brian Murphy’s vision for what he wants the Marshalltown girls’ basketball program to be gave his Bobcats front-row seats for their clinic on Saturday night. Class 5A No. 4 Southeast Polk put perfection into motion against Marshalltown in their Region 4 ...

Garza breaks Iowa scoring mark, Hawks beat Penn St

IOWA CITY — The chase to become Iowa’s all-time leading scorer got to Luka Garza only once during Sunday’s game against Penn State. Garza looked at the scoreboard going into a media timeout in the second half and saw that he needed to make both of the free throws he was about to shoot ...

Yesufu’s 32 leads Drake to triumph

DES MOINES — Drake sophomore Joseph Yesufu reached a career-high for the second-straight game with 32 points and the Drake men’s basketball team began its final home series of the year with an impressive performance, shooting a season-high 65.4 percent in an 85-71 victory over Evansville at ...