STC falls to Bulldogs in football finale

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HAMPTON — South Tama’s lead over Hampton-Dumont-CAL was shortlived as the host Bulldogs scored 28 points in the second quarter to pull away from the Trojans, 48-13, in Friday’s Class 3A District 3 clash and regular-season football finale. The Trojans (2-7, 1-4) took a 7-6 lead into the ...

No. 3 Trojans erase Big Reds again

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STATE CENTER — It was all Centerville could do to withstand the West Marshall offense long enough to force a punt, holding the Trojans to just seven points in the opening quarter. But the Big Reds were neither sharp nor effective on offense, and that’s where West Marshall’s defense took ...

GTRA plays spoiler for No. 9 Gladbrook-Reinbeck

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GLADBROOK — This wasn’t how Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s first-round playoff game was supposed to go. The No. 9-ranked Rebels had gone 7-1 on the season, finishing second in their district and earning a home game in the first round. Their opponent was Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire, a 7-1 ...

MHS plows past Polars in finale

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DES MOINES — The Marshalltown football team piled up 565 yards of total offense en route to a 63-32 triumph over Des Moines North in Friday’s regular-season finale. The Bobcats (4-5) ended the season on their first three-game win streak since winning four straight to start 2019. Nick ...

No. 8 Oklahoma St. expects another close game with ISU

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No. 8 Oklahoma State has proved it can win close games, and recent history indicates the Cowboys will play another one Saturday when they visit Iowa State. Each of the last six meetings has been decided by seven points or less, with the Cowboys winning all but one. Four of their six wins this ...

Bobcats finish fourth at conference meet

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A stacked Ames girls’ swimming program took a convincing victory Thursday night in the CIML Iowa Conference swim meet. A 500-point final score gave the Little Cyclones a 112-point win over Ankeny in second place. Host Marshalltown took fourth place out of five teams with 153 points, ...