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SPORTS SHORTS: Spartans sink No. 13 Trojans in OT

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GRUNDY CENTER — Grundy Center sophomore Bailey Reding sank a 3-pointer as time expired to lift the Spartans to a 56-54 victory over Class 3A No. 13 West Marshall in Friday’s NICL West Division showdown. Reding finished with a career-high 21 points in leading Grundy Center (5-1, 4-0) to ...

Rolling over the competition

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The Marshalltown bowling teams kept maintained their perfect records on Thursday with a pair of home wins over Mason City at the Wayward Social. The Bobcat boys moved to 5-0 with a 3,033-2,617 win over the Mohawks while the girls also jumped to 5-0 with a 2,499-1,987 win. “I am over the ...

Bobcat swim squad as yet unsinkable

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The Marshalltown boys’ swimming team kept its record perfect before Christmas break after beating Southeast Polk in a dual meet 99-69 on Thursday night. The Bobcats are now 8-0 in dual meets and have won two invitationals so far in the season. “It’s nice to go into the break ...

Waukee spoils Marshalltown’s home wrestling opener, 45-19

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The marquee match of the dual went to Marshalltown, but the dual itself was dominated by Waukee. The Warriors (8-1), ranked sixth in Class 3A by The Predicament and ninth by IAwrestle.com, won eight of 13 matches and claimed a 45-19 victory in the Marshalltown wrestling team’s home opener ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Mustangs win, another Terrones record

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LE GRAND — The East Marshall girls’ basketball team defeated Ankeny Christian 68-26 on Thursday. East Marshall (4-4) opened the game with a 23-3 first-quarter lead and never looked back. Leading the Mustangs was Olivia Terrones who posted a double-double of a team-leading 22 points ...

‘Iowa Wave’ making the trek to Holiday Bowl

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SAN DIEGO — Fans at the Holiday Bowl between No. 19 Iowa and No. 22 Southern California will be asked to do the “Iowa Wave” directed at patients in a children’s hospital in Iowa City as well as representatives from two children’s hospitals in Southern California who will be at the ...

SPORTS SHORTS: AGWSR outlasts East Marshall boys

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ACKLEY — The East Marshall boys’ basketball team dropped its fourth game in a row to AGWSR in a 60-45 loss on Tuesday night in NICL West Division action. After trailing 16-12 at the end of the first quarter, AGWSR outscored East Marshall 28-17 in the next two quarters. The Cougars (2-2, ...

Texas hires ex-Rutgers coach Ash as DC

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas hired former Rutgers football coach Chris Ash as its defensive coordinator Tuesday as Tom Herman rebuilds his staff following a 7-5 regular season that fell short of expectations. Ash, the Ottumwa native who was fired at Rutgers this season, was the defensive ...

Loss of a legend

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Hayden Fry, the Texan who revived Iowa football and became a Hawkeye State institution over two decades as a Big Ten coach, has died. He was 90. Fry’s family announced through the University of Iowa that the former coach died Tuesday with his family at his side after a long battle with ...

Ubben’s second half sinks G-R

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REINBECK — Madison Ubben’s second-half performance helped give the BCLUW girls’ basketball team a 45-23 win over Gladbrook-Reinbeck on Tuesday. In the first half, the two teams saw little separation with the biggest lead being just seven points. For both teams, it was a tale of two ...

Rebels rally past BCLUW

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REINBECK — Trailing 37-35 midway through the fourth quarter, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team called a timeout which set up a pivotal, momentum-shifting 3-pointer by Dylan Riffey. Riffey’s 3-pointer helped Gladbrook-Reinbeck complete a fourth-quarter, 51-44 comeback win ...

Bobcats fall to top-rated Rams 51-18

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PLEASANT HILL — The Marshalltown wrestling team opened the CIML Iowa Conference schedule with a 51-18 loss to Class 3A No. 1 Southeast Polk on the road Tuesday night. The Bobcats (4-4, 0-1) got four wins to the Rams’ 10. Two of Marshalltown’s victories were over ranked opponents. MHS ...

Maroons too much for MHS boys

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WEST DES MOINES — Drew Daniel had a double-double and the Class 4A No. 7 Dowling Catholic boys’ basketball team toppled Marshalltown 64-23 in Tuesday’s cross-CIML contest. Daniel led three Dowling scorers in double figures, going for 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Maroons (4-1) ...

SPORTS SHORTS: West Marshall steers clear of Tigers

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ELDORA — The West Marshall girls’ basketball team held South Hardin to single-digit scoring in each quarter of the Trojans’ 62-27 victory in Tuesday’s NICL West Division clash. Karlyn Snider scored a game-high 19 points to go with four steals to lead West Marshall (5-0, 3-0). Renae ...

Bobcats snap streak vs. Trojans

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The Marshalltown girls’ basketball team snapped a four-game losing streak in a 54-37 win over Waterloo East on Monday. After trailing 11-4 early on the first quarter, the Bobcat defense helped Marshalltown surge ahead in the second quarter and held Waterloo East to just 10 points in the ...

Iowa’s Bohannon opts for surgery

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IOWA CITY — Jordan Bohannon knew all too well how painful the injury to his left hip could get. He just had surgery in May to repair the same damage to his right hip. Bohannon, the University of Iowa’s senior guard, announced Monday his decision to undergo season-ending hip surgery at ...

3 Hawkeyes, 1 Cyclone named AP All-American

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Three members of the University of Iowa football team and another from Iowa State have been named to the 2019 Associated Press All-America Teams, the AP announced Monday. Iowa junior kicker Keith Duncan was named first-team All-American, while junior right tackle Tristan Wirfs and junior ...

Bobcat bowlers sweep past Valley

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WEST DES MOINES — Marshalltown’s bowling team stayed undefeated with a pair of close wins against Valley on Monday at Val Lanes. The Bobcat boys won the 2,810-2,780. Lucas Kramer led the team with a 438 series, which was followed by Xander Pickett who rolled a 405. Dylan Cooper posted a ...

SPORTS SHORTS: GMG girls get season’s first triumph

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GARWIN — The GMG girls’ basketball team got its first win of the season, leading from start to finish in a 40-34 victory over Cedar Valley Christian on Monday. Emily Vaughn and Jordan Yilek scored nine points apiece to lead the Wolverines (1-5), and Jenna Yilek added eight points in the ...

Basketball Joens: ISU soph nets 41 in win

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AMES — Ashley Joens scored 18 of her career-high 41 points in the fourth quarter to help the Iowa State women’s basketball team withstand Wright State’s comeback in a 79-71 Cyclone victory on Sunday at Hilton Coliseum. The Cyclones (7-2) led by as many as 18 points after the opening ...