Berg leads Bulldogs past Bison

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DES MOINES — The Drake women’s basketball team scored the final seven points of the third quarter and led North Dakota State by double figures the rest of the way, beating the Bison 77-66 on Friday at the Knapp Center. Grace Berg led the host Bulldogs (6-3) with 22 points and six assists, ...

AP announces All-Big 12 football team

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TD-scoring Texas DT T’Vondre Sweat and Oklahoma State RB Ollie Gordon top AP All-Big 12 team Oklahoma State running back Ollie Gordon II is The Associated Press Big 12 offensive player of the year and touchdown-scoring, 362-pound Texas tackle T’Vondre Sweat is the league’s top defensive ...

Cyclones clip Hawkeyes’ wings

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AMES — Keshon Gilbert scored 25 points and Robert Jones scored 18 points and Iowa State beat Iowa 90-65 Thursday night as the Cyclones celebrated the program’s 600th win at Hilton Coliseum. Iowa State is 600-207 at Hilton Coliseum, which opened Dec. 2, 1971. Thursday’s win also was the ...

Bobcats paddle past East with ease 100-64

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Marshalltown boys swimming was racing the stopwatch on Thursday night. The Bobcats had the numbers advantage for an overwhelming 100-64 victory at the MHS pool against Des Moines East. While the Scarlets had quality swimmers, MHS head coach Mike Loupee acknowledged that Thursday’s meet ...

Drake coach Stepsis gets honored in FCS region

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WACO, Texas — Drake head football coach Todd Stepsis was named American Football Coaches Association FCS Region 4 Coach of the Year, the AFCA announced Wednesday. Stepsis and all other regional winners will be honored on Jan. 9, 2024, during the AFCA Convention in Nashville. Stepsis, the ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcats pile up seven pins to flatten Lincoln

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DES MOINES — Marshalltown wrestling picked up plenty of extra points to rumble past Des Moines Lincoln, 55-18, in Iowa Alliance action at Lincoln High School on Thursday night. The Bobcats recorded seven victories by pinfall as well as one forfeit victory to cruise to the win. Xayvion ...