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Cyclones add Brockington from Penn State

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AMES — Izaiah Brockington has transferred from Penn State to Iowa State and will have two years of eligibility remaining, Cyclone men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger announced Thursday. Brockington spent the last three seasons at Penn State after playing his freshman year at St. ...

Court: Black ex-Hawkeyes can proceed with parts of lawsuit

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DES MOINES — A federal lawsuit brought by a group of former Iowa football players alleging staff members mistreated Black players will move forward, but all or parts of some of the allegations were thrown out Thursday. Offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz and former strength coach Chris ...

Bobcats beat Ames in home finale

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Marshalltown girls’ golf continued its dominant run in CIML dual meets Wednesday afternoon, defeating area rival Ames 173-183 in a meet that was rescheduled from the previous week. This meet served as the Bobcats’ Senior Day, and varsity senior Kyra Feldman was honored for her contributions ...

Clark and Donarski invited to U19 trials

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — An impressive season for freshmen women’s basketball players in the state of Iowa will carry over into the offseason. University of Iowa’s Caitlin Clark and Iowa State’s Lexi Donarski both have been invited to participate in the 2021 USA Basketball Women’s ...

Seventh-ranked MHS boys blank Fort Dodge

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The Marshalltown boys’ tennis team gave its seniors the spotlight for the regular-season finale, and those Bobcats responded to the challenge. The Class 2A No. 7 Bobcats (10-2) blew through Fort Dodge and fired off an 11-0 triumph on Tuesday night, featuring the first varsity victory for ...

Duff’s field work leads Bobcats at conference

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MASON CITY — The Marshalltown girls’ track and field team narrowly missed avoiding last place at Tuesday’s CIML Iowa Conference meet, trailing Fort Dodge by only one point. The Bobcats totaled 43 points in sixth place, trailing Fort Dodge (44), Mason City (56), Ames (123) and a tight ...

Meyer leads West Marshall girls at Heart of Iowa meet

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STATE CENTER — The West Marshall girls’ golf team served as hosts of the Heart of Iowa Conference meet in its first season back in the league and narrowly missed out on third place on Wednesday at Lincoln Valley Golf Course. The host Trojans tallied a 411 team total, trailing South ...

Bobcats snap skid, drub Dodgers

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Marshalltown girls’ tennis coach John Fiscus had been hoping for a stress-free afternoon at the MHS Tennis Complex, something the Bobcats were not able to do in the first four home meets of the season. But on Senior Day and with Fort Dodge in town, the Bobcats were consistent in their play ...

Different tone from Bobcats in loss to Mason City

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There was no elusive first victory for Marshalltown girls’ soccer Tuesday night, but there was a sense of optimism among the team that was distinctly not present the night before in Monday’s 10-0 demolition by Waterloo Columbus Catholic. The scoreline isn’t too much more flattering — ...

Dean climbs MHS charts with CIML Iowa titles

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ANKENY — Marshalltown senior Deonté Dean won a pair of sprints and junior Conner smith claimed a distance race as the Bobcat boys finished fourth out of six teams at the CIML Iowa Conference meet on Tuesday night. Dean won the 100- and 200-meter sprints in respective times of 10.69 and ...

Henson and Feldman tip scales for MHS golfers

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MASON CITY — The Marshalltown girls’ golf team made itself right at home on the road, and the dual meet victory came back with them. MHS junior Amber Henson birdied both par 5s and Kyra Feldman came through with a career-low round as the Bobcats beat host Mason City 170-193 on Tuesday at ...

Toe tallies hat trick to help Bobcats snap six-game slide

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MASON CITY — Marshalltown junior Richard Toe tallied a hat trick with three goals as the Bobcat boys’ soccer team dispatched Mason City 6-1 in Tuesday’s CIML Iowa Conference match. MHS snapped its six-match losing streak thanks to Toe’s three-goal night. Fernando Garcia and Theeramanus ...

Pohlman picks coaching staff at Drake

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DES MOINES — Head Drake University women’s basketball coach Allison Pohlman announced her coaching staff on Tuesday. Assistant coach Nicci Hays Fort and Director of Basketball Operations Cortni Rush will remain on the Drake coaching staff while Pohlman also announced the hiring of Kayla ...

Sailors send Bobcats home early

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Rarely is it a good sign when the head coach describes the team as ‘slow’ in warmups and in the first moments of the game. But it was that kind of evening for the Marshalltown girls’ soccer team against visiting Waterloo Columbus, the No. 2-ranked team in Class 1A girls soccer. The ...

Huffman, Rasmusson hit PRs to power MHS to 3rd

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Marshalltown’s Sara Huffman and Mia Rasmusson set new personal-records on their way to first-place finishes at the Cedar Rapids Prairie Relays on Monday night. Huffman ran a personal-best time of 16.91 seconds to win the 100-meter hurdles on the track, while Rasmusson ...

North Tama fifth, BCLUW sixth at Comets’ boys golf invite

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CONRAD — The BCLUW boys’ golf team finished sixth out of nine teams at its own invitational on Monday at Oakwood Golf Course. The Comets shot a combined 184 team score, finishing just back of North Tama (182) in fifth place. East Marshall was seventh (193) and GMG (213) was ninth. The ...

Saubert takes Driskel’s roster spot in Denver

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos released quarterback Jeff Driskel on Monday when they signed veteran tight end Eric Saubert. Driskel began last season as Drew Lock’s backup and played well in relief during a Week 2 loss at Pittsburgh. He lost his one start the following week, ...

Caylor’s comeback at The Classic

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Unique scoring formats can either create drama and entertainment or suck the life out of an event. In the case of The Classic at Elmwood Country Club, the drama and entertainment were present in spades for the climax of the 2021 edition Sunday afternoon. The Iowa Golf Association-sanctioned ...

Nwangwu picked by Vikings in 4th round

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CLEVELAND — Iowa State running back Kene Nwangwu is on his way to the NFL. The All-American kickoff returner, who broke the school record for career kickoff return average (26.8), was selected in the fourth round by the Minnesota Vikings as the No. 119 pick of the 2021 NFL Draft. At ...

Three Hawkeyes selected on final day of NFL Draft

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CLEVELAND — Three former University of Iowa football players were selected on the third and final day of the NFL Draft, and two of them were back-to-back picks. Wide receiver Ihmir Smith-Marsette and defensive tackle Daviyon Nixon were announced consecutively as fifth-round draft picks on ...