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Berry and Glick take two in a row, Reynolds stays perfect

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It was Wolf Seeds night at the Marshalltown Speedway and with 125 cars checked in, it made for another full night of racing action. Three drivers scored their first wins of the year at the High Banks: Johnathon Logue winning the IMCA Northern SportMod feature, Damon Murty getting his first ...

UNI athletics reports positive COVID-19 tests

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CEDAR FALLS — Seven University of Northern Iowa student-athletes that have been involved in voluntary workouts in UNI athletic facilities have tested positive for COVID-19. There has also been one staff member who tested positive. The positive tests come after over 150 student-athletes and ...

NHL, NHLPA agree on protocols to resume season

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The NHL and NHL Players' Association agreed Sunday on protocols to resume the season, a major step toward the return of hockey this summer. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told The Associated Press there was an agreement on protocols for training camps and games and the sides are still ...

Harvick takes advantage of Hamlin’s crash to win Brickyard

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INDIANAPOLIS — Kevin Harvick turned up the pressure on Denny Hamlin late in the Brickyard 400. And on a cooling track, Hamlin's worn tires simply gave out. As the sun set Sunday over Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Hamlin seven laps from one of the few victories that has eluded him, he went ...

DeChambeau wins Rocket Mortgage Classic by 3

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DETROIT — Bryson DeChambeau pounded protein shakes and lifted iron to transform his body, adding 40 pounds of mass, and changed his game to put a premium on power. The plan is working. With jaw-dropping drives and some clutch putts, DeChambeau won the Rocket Mortgage Classic by three ...

Peschong named new MHS volleyball coach

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The footsteps laid out in front of Kaylee (Smith) Peschong represent a path her mother has already traversed and one she never envisioned for herself. Yet on Tuesday, Marshalltown High School announced that Peschong had been hired as the Bobcats’ new head volleyball coach, taking yet another ...

Bobcat football workouts resume with OTAs, weight training

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The uncertain future of football will not prevent fourth-year head coach Adam Goodvin from preparing as though his Marshalltown High School squad will take to the gridiron in the fall. Through clearance from Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds and guidance from the Iowa Department of Public Health and the ...

Bobcats bounce back to beat ’Riders

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The Bobcats endured the gauntlet, and now they’re starting to reap the rewards on the other side. The Marshalltown High School baseball team took the second game of Thursday’s CIML doubleheader with Des Moines Roosevelt (10-8), rallying back from a 10-0, five-inning loss in the opener for ...

Roosevelt roughs up MHS softball team twice

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Marshalltown came into Thursday night’s home action against Des Moines Roosevelt with some confidence built by a decent performance in a loss to Des Moines East Wednesday night. It wasn’t to be, as the Roughriders (6-11) ran away with 14-3 and 12-0 victories helped by consistently powerful ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Mustangs move to 11-1

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GLADBROOK — East Marshall softball strolled to a 10-0 victory Thursday at Gladbrook-Reinbeck, holding the Rebels to three hits. Mustangs pitcher Kodie Hoskey struck out 10 in the shutout victory and collected a hit and RBI as well. Morgan Neuroth led East Marshall going 3-for-4 with two ...

Mustang milestone

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LE GRAND — Jary Hoskey fought back tears while talking to his team Wednesday night. The East Marshall coach had just seen his daughter, senior pitcher Kodie Hoskey, give up one unearned run over seven innings on Senior Night. When first baseman Catelyn Fisher caught a foul ball in the top of ...

Bobcats pick up first wins at DM East

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DES MOINES — Marshalltown coach Derek Wrage is finally on the board as the Bobcats’ head man. The Bobcats swept Des Moines East (4-11) 7-4 and 4-3 Wednesday night on the road, relying on a batting hot streak and solid pitching to move to 2-12 on the season. In the first game of the ...

BCLUW grad Garber gains Academic All-Big 12

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IRVING, Texas — The Big 12 Conference announced its 2019-20 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team. In total, 71 Iowa State freshmen earned a spot on the list, including BCLUW High School graduate Jack Garber. Garber, a member of the Cyclone men’s track and field team, competed in seven indoor ...

Cardinals to meet White Sox at Field of Dreams

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NEW YORK — The St. Louis Cardinals have replaced the New York Yankees as the opponent for the Chicago White Sox in the Field of Dreams game on Aug. 13 at Dyersville, Iowa. The schedule change caused by the new coronavirus pandemic meant the White Sox no longer play the Yankees this season. ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcat softball swept by Des Moines East

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DES MOINES — The Marshalltown softball team suffered a doubleheader defeat at Des Moines East on Wednesday, falling 12-0 in three innings and 6-2 in a CIML twinbill. In the opener, the Bobcats (1-15) managed just three hits against Des Moines East pitcher Neveah Moon. Erica Johnson led off ...

North Tama waits amid concerns of COVID-19

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The first day of summer strength and conditioning at North Tama High School has been canceled due to safety concerns regarding the potential indirect exposure of a softball player to someone with COVID-19. North Tama head softball coach Patty Calderwood confirmed to the Times-Republican the ...

GMG turned away by Tigers

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GREEN MOUNTAIN — Through the first inning, the young GMG Wolverines softball team was ready for a fight against the South Hardin Tigers Tuesday afternoon. Then, with the bases loaded and two outs in the top of the second inning, the Tigers delivered an early hammer blow: a grand slam off ...

Baseball cancels minor leagues for 2020 season

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NEW YORK — Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons Tuesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half of the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections. The National Association ...

Iowa athletics announces budget reductions

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IOWA CITY — As part of the University of Iowa Athletics Department’s plan to mitigate the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, athletic director Gary Barta announced department budget reductions of approximately $15 million for the fiscal year of 2021. The athletics department ...

Iowa’s Lugo named USA Wrestling Athlete of Week

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IOWA CITY — University of Iowa All-American and Hawkeye Wrestling Club member Pat Lugo has been named USA Wrestling Athlete of the Week. At the co-main event of last weekend’s Rumble on the Rooftop in Chicago, one of the first wrestling events since March, Lugo tallied three step-outs and ...