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MCC men outrun Northeast in shootout

NORFOLK, Neb. — A dominant first half performance helped the Marshalltown Community College men’s basketball team to a third straight win Saturday afternoon. On the road against Northeast, the Tigers scored 65 points in the first half on the way to a 106-87 win over the Hawks. The Tigers ...

Mississippi State races past Cyclones 95-56

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Iverson Molinar scored 20 points and Mississippi State poured it on in the second half to defeat Iowa State 95-56 on Saturday in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge. The Bulldogs (10-8) scored their most points in a game this season, opening the second half with a 9-0 burst as Tolu ...

SPORTS SHORTS: G-R recovers from slow start to beat BCLUW

REINBECK — After a rough start to the game, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team used 3-pointers to help come back from a 17-1 deficit to beat BCLUW 69-47 Friday night in NICL West action. The Comets (7-9, 3-5 NICL West) started the game out on fire thanks to Noah Gallentine and ...

GMG overwhelms Redhawks

GARWIN — There was a different vibe about the GMG girls’ basketball team in the second half of Friday night’s game against division rivals North Tama. The Wolverines, decked out in white, navy and orange Garwin High School throwback jerseys, were aggressive and confident throughout. ...

Redhawks hang on for road win against GMG

GARWIN — North Tama coach Alex Tagtow chuckled when thinking about the last 60 seconds of his team’s 57-54 win on the road against Iowa Star South rivals GMG Friday night. “We kinda panicked a little bit,” Tagtow said. “We turned it over a couple times and we fouled both. We just ...

Gomez leads ’Cat matmen at CIML Iowa

FORT DODGE — The Marshalltown wrestling team filled only half of its lineup and finished last out of six teams at the CIML Iowa Conference tournament on Friday at Fort Dodge. The Bobcats totaled 78.5 points and had one finalist, as Julian Gomez reached the championship match at heavyweight. ...