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Cyclones, iconic Irish in Orlando

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ORLANDO, Fla. — For just the second time in program history, the Iowa State football team is headed to a bowl game for the third season in a row. And for the first time ever, the Cyclones will be facing off with the University of Notre Dame. Iowa State (7-5) and the No. 15 Fighting Irish ...

No. 1 Iowa matmen take down No. 12 Princeton

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PRINCETON, N.J. — University of Iowa sophomore Jacob Warner scored a takedown with three seconds on the clock to top No. 2 Pat Brucki, 5-4, to lead the top-ranked Hawkeye wrestling team past No. 12 Princeton on Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Warner, ranked No. 3 at 197 pounds, trailed 4-3 ...

UNI’s cold spell leads to third-straight defeat

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OMAHA, Neb. — Creighton scored the last 12 points to overcome a nine-point deficit and defeat the Northern Iowa women’s basketball team 57-54 on Sunday afternoon at Sokol Arena. The visiting Panthers (5-3) led 54-45 after a Megan Maahs free throw with 3 minutes, 7 seconds left in the ...

Former Hawkeye AD Bump Elliott dies at 94

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IOWA CITY — Former University of Iowa athletic director Bump Elliott has died, the university announced. He was 94. Elliott died Saturday, according to a statement from his family that the university released on Sunday. The statement did not include a cause of death. Elliott was a star ...

East Marshall rises above L-S

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LE GRAND — The East Marshall boys’ basketball team snapped a program three-game losing streak and earned its first win of the season by defeating Lynnville-Sully 66-48 on Saturday. “We wanted to get this win in the win column,” East Marshall head coach Adam Bauder said. “We thought ...

No. 10 Hawks hold off Mustangs

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LE GRAND — The East Marshall girls’ basketball team dropped its second game in a row to Class 1A No. 10 Lynnville-Sully on Saturday, 66-52. A combination of Lynnville-Sully’s shooting and early foul trouble by East Marshall was the difference in the game. “Lynnville-Sully is ...

PREP WRESTLING: Bobcats fight for 4th at Williamsburg

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WILLIAMSBURG — The Marshalltown wrestling team opened the day with back-to-back wins at the Williamsburg Duals but lost its next three rounds to finish in fourth place on Saturday. The Bobcats defeated Van Meter/Earlham 47-18 in the first round of pool play and handled Mediapolis 51-21 in ...

UNI shocks SDSU on ending FG

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BROOKINGS, S.D. — Matthew Cook kicked an 18-yard field goal with 2:10 remaining to give Northern Iowa a 13-10 victory over South Dakota State on Saturday in the second round of the Football Championship Series playoffs. UNI (10-4) will face second-seed James Madison (12-1) in a ...

Drake men outlast SE Missouri St.

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DES MOINES — Roman Penn led a balanced attack with 16 points and Drake scored the last six points of the game to defeat Southeastern Missouri State 78-73 on Saturday night. The Redhawks took a 73-72 lead on a Skyler Hogan 3-pointer with 2:10 remaining. Penn tied it with a free throw at 1:57 ...

Bobcats repeat as Toreador Relays champs

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BOONE — The Marshalltown boys’ swimming team scored 10 points fewer than a year ago but still won the 58th annual Toreador Relays for the second consecutive season in spite of a dose of adversity dealt the Bobcats on Saturday. Two varsity swimmers — senior Nash Perisho and freshman JP ...

Thomas, Bobcats scorch Scarlets

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The Marshalltown boys’ basketball team earned its first win of the season over Des Moines North in a 61-34 win over Des Moines North. Leading the Bobcats was Armonniey Thomas who posted a career-high of 33 points in the win. “Armmoniey played well,” Marshalltown head coach Michael ...

Marshalltown girls lose home opener to Des Moines East

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The Marshalltown girls’ basketball team dropped its home opener to Des Moines East 47-31. The difference in the night was each team’s ability to run the full-court press and breakthrough the full-court press. “I think there were definitely moments where we played the way we wanted ...

Garza’s 44 not enough for Hawks at Michigan

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By NOAH TRISTER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Franz Wagner and No. 4 Michigan rebounded from their first loss of the season with quite an offensive turnaround. From 43 points to 103. Wagner led a balanced scoring effort with 18 points, and the Wolverines opened Big Ten play ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Trojans take down G-R girls, 54-28

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STATE CENTER — Renae Schaper tallied a double-double of 17 points and 12 rebounds to help the West Marshall girls’ basketball team take care of Gladbrook-Reinbeck, 54-28, in Friday’s NICL West Division contest. Teresa Disney added a game-high 18 points to go with six rebounds for the ...

Luka Garza’s monster start propels surging Hawkeyes

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IOWA CITY — After losing multiple contributors from last season’s NCAA Tournament team, Iowa planned to lean on junior center Luka Garza more than ever in 2019-20. Garza has responded with an All America-type start to the season. The 6-foot-11 Garza enters Friday’s Big Ten opener at ...

MHS takes another triangular

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OTTUMWA — The Marshalltown boys’ swimming team won eight of 11 events en route to a pair of lopsided victories on Thursday night. The Bobcats defeated host Ottumwa, 64-27, as well as first-year program Centerville, 79-5, to improve to 5-0 on the season. “With the long drive and ...

Bobcats open with rout of Roughriders

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DES MOINES — The Marshalltown wrestling team tallied five pins in its season-opening victory over Des Moines Roosevelt, handling the Roughriders 68-12 on Thursday night. The Bobcats won seven of the eight contested matches and received five forfeits from Roosevelt. Opening the year with ...

Trojans top Mustangs in mat triangular

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LE GRAND — The West Marshall wrestling team came away with two wins in Thursday’s season-opening North Iowa Cedar League triangular, including a sixth-criteria tiebreaker victory over East Marshall/GMG in the finale. The Trojans and Mustangs tied 39-39, but West Marshall won on the ...

Bobcats’ Davis headed to H-town

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Marshalltown High School golfer Cole Davis had a birthday wish come true on Wednesday. Davis completed a lifelong dream by signing his letter of intent with the University of Houston on his birthday to play NCAA Division I golf. “It’s been a cool experience to be able to do it on my ...

Marshalltown wrestling prepares to open season

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The Marshalltown wrestling team returns the majority of its core starters from a season ago. Despite returning 12 starters from their district lineup a season ago, some injuries have left a hole on the back end of the roster. “Most of all of our varsity guys are returning,” head coach ...