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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 ...

Iowa State holds off feisty UMKC 79-61

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AMES — Senior Michael Jacobson scored 19 points on 8 of 9 shooting and Iowa State beat Kansas City 79-61 on Wednesday. Tyrese Haliburton added 19 points and seven assists for the Cyclones (5-3), who won despite another frigid night from beyond the arc. Iowa State finished just 5 of 21 on ...

Tiger men toppled again by Kirkwood

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CEDAR RAPIDS — The Marshalltown Community College men’s basketball team suffered its second loss to Kirkwood this season, falling 89-73 to the NJCAA Division II No. 16 Eagles on Wednesday night. Four players scored in double figures for the Eagles, led by Marshalltown High School graduate ...

Hawkeyes outlast Clemson in ACC/B1G

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IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa women’s basketball team got back in the win column with a 74-60 victory over Clemson on Wednesday as part of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. “We’re thrilled to get this win,” Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder said. “We wanted to represent the Big Ten, we ...

Iowa’s Wirfs named B1G’s top O-lineman

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IOWA CITY — University of Iowa junior right tackle Tristan Wirfs has been named Rimington-Pace Offensive Lineman of the Year in the Big Ten Conference. Wirfs was named first-team all-Big Ten by league coaches and media. Offensive all-Big Ten teams, along with individual award winners, were ...

ISU’s Eisworth repeats on all-Big 12 defense

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IRVING, Texas — The Big 12 football coaches announced their all-Big 12 teams this afternoon, and 21 Iowa State players were awarded postseason honors for their efforts on the gridiron in 2019. Sophomore Charlie Kolar (tight end), senior Julian Good-Jones (offensive lineman) and junior Greg ...

Dragons too hot for Bobcats

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Johnston gave Marshalltown’s boys’ basketball team a tough start to the season after defeating the Bobcats 70-35 in the season opener on Tuesday night at the Roundhouse. The Bobcats could not find a rhythm on either side of the ball and were quickly overwhelmed by Johnston’s 3-point ...

ISU extends Campbell through 2025

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AMES — Iowa State and coach Matt Campbell have agreed on a one-year contract extension through 2025. The Cyclones announced Tuesday that Campbell has been locked up for the next six seasons, ending speculation he would be a candidate for any number of job openings. Terms were not ...

Ex-Hawkeye Sorensen begins fight with cancer

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IOWA CITY — Four-time All-American and current Hawkeye Wrestling Club member Brandon Sorensen has been diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Testing began on Friday and Sorensen started treatment on Tuesday at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. “I am prepared to beat ...

Garza scores 23 as Iowa beats Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Syracuse, we have a problem. Luka Garza scored 23 points, Jordan Bohannon and Joe Wieskamp added 17 and 13, respectively, and Iowa pulled away in the second half to defeat Syracuse 68-54 on Tuesday night, the Orange’s third straight loss. Marek Dolezaj led the Orange ...

Bobcat bowlers sweep past Newton

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The Marshalltown bowling team stayed undefeated with a pair of wins against Newton at Wayward Social on Tuesday. The Bobcat boys defeated Newton 3,023-2,594. Lucas Kramer bowled a 225 and a 255 to lead the team with a 480. Xander Pickett rolled a 220 and then a 204 to post a 424. ...

Rebuilding Cyclones finding their way

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AMES — Iowa State looked like a team searching for its identity during the first month of coach Steve Prohm’s fifth season in charge. At just 4-3, Iowa State is off to its worst start under Prohm. But all three of those losses came against fellow Power Five competition — and two were ...

Iowa’s Duncan, Epenesa on 1st-team B1G defense

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IOWA CITY — University of Iowa junior kicker Keith Duncan has been named the Bakken-Anderson Kicker of the Year in the Big Ten Conference. Duncan and junior defense end A.J. Epenesa were both named first-team all-Big Ten in a vote of the league’s coaches and media. Select individual ...

Thomas hits late 3, lifts Drake over Milwaukee

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DES MOINES — Noah Thomas hit a 3-pointer with two seconds left in regulation to allow Drake to hold off Milwaukee, 56-53 on Tuesday night. Roman Penn hit back-to-back jumpers after Anthony Murphy’s layup tied the game at 49-49 with 4:04 to play. Darius Roy hit two free throws and scored ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Baxter overwhelms GMG girls, 67-29

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BAXTER — The GMG girls basketball team fell behind from the outset and lost its Iowa Star Conference South Division opener 67-29 to Baxter on Tuesday night. The host Bolts (1-1, 1-0) got a game-high 18 points from Caitlyn Bruntz and 12 apiece from Lillie Vansice and McKenzie ...

Bobcat swimmers sweep aside Grinnell

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It was a record-setting day in the Marshalltown boys’ swimming team’s 100-68 win over Grinnell on Monday. The Bobcats totaled 28 lifetime-best times and 61 season bests in the win. “Some real good times to start the week,” Marshalltown head coach Mike Loupee said. “We have got a ...