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Giants seek pass rush from Panthers’ Smith

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The New York Giants were surprisingly aggressive in free agency last month, and they didn’t change the game plan in the NFL draft. General manager Dave Gettleman rolled the dice on three draft-day deals, found promising players at need positions, and picked up three extra choices for next ...

Tigers send Tritons to sixth-straight loss

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FORT DODGE — The Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team jumped out to a 3-0 lead and finished off Iowa Central with a 5-3 victory on Saturday afternoon. Logan Mahecha had two goals and an assist for the Tigers (6-3-2), and Richard Junior also scored twice in the wire-to-wire ...

Betts goes back in time

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Ladell Betts says Iowa City has changed a lot in the 20 years since he wrapped up his college career, what with all the new housing areas, hotels, coffee shops and restaurants. As for the Iowa football program, he says, it was like stepping back in time when he arrived this spring as the new ...

Ex-Cyclone Bolton lands at Gonzaga

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SPOKANE, Wash. — Rasir Bolton, Iowa State’s leading scorer last season, said Friday he is transferring to Gonzaga. The 6-foot-3, 185-pound guard said on Twitter that he’s “110% committed” to the Zags. Bolton averaged 15.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game for the ...

NFL DRAFT: Iowa’s Golston selected in third round

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CLEVELAND — University of Iowa senior defensive lineman Chauncey Golston was selected by the Dallas Cowboys in the third round of Friday’s NFL Draft. Golston was the 84th player picked overall. Golston, a native of Detroit, was named permanent defensive team captain after making 45 ...

NFL DRAFT: UNI’s Brown selected in third round

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The Buffalo Bills doubled down on pass rush, and then they addressed protecting their own passer. After selecting University of Miami’s Greg Rousseau in the first round of the NFL Draft on Thursday, the Bills chose another defensive end in Wake Forest’s Carlos Basham with their ...

MCC draws even with top-ranked Reivers

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Two overtime periods of play could not separate the Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team and top-ranked Iowa Western CC on Thursdsay afternoon, resulting in a 1-1 draw — the Tigers’ second tie of the season. It’s also the first time this year Iowa Western (8-0-1) has not ...

Tiger baseball, softball swept by Kirkwood

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CEDAR RAPIDS — The Marshalltown Community College men’s baseball team had a difficult midweek outing Wednesday, as the Kirkwood CC Eagles swept the Tigers 6-0 and 10-4. In the opening game of the doubleheader, Kirkwood’s pitching from starter Tucker Christensen kept the Tigers (11-35) ...

Bobcats win Linda Bloom Invite

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On a day where the wind steadily grew in prevalence and it got more and more difficult to find low scores at the already difficult Elmwood Country Club, Marshalltown girls’ golf junior Amber Henson continued her strong start to the season Thursday afternoon. A consistent score of ...

Bobcat girls lose dual with Ankeny in gusty conditions

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Blustery conditions made tennis difficult for both the Marshalltown and Ankeny High girls’ squads Thursday afternoon at the MHS Tennis Complex. The Hawks made the right adjustments and pulled out a 9-2 victory against the Bobcats (1-8), although the final score belied the tight margins ...

MHS boys blank host Hawks, 11-0

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ANKENY — The Marshalltown boys’ tennis team saw its seven-match win streak snapped on Tuesday, but the Class 2A No. 7 Bobcats picked up right where they left off on Thursday. MHS marched to an 11-0 shutout victory over Ankeny, hammering the Hawks with straight-set wins in 10 of 11 ...

Heckenlaible leads No. 12 Jaguars past Bobcat boys

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ANKENY — The Marshalltown boys’ soccer team surrendered five unanswered goals in the second half as Class 3A No. 12 Ankeny Centennial tormented MHS in a 9-2 triumph on Thursday night. The Bobcats (4-7) scored just 40 seconds into the match to take an early lead, but they didn’t tally ...

MCC’s Garber retires after 36 seasons

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Marshalltown Community College women’s basketball coach Steve Garber announced his impending retirement after 36 seasons of coaching, including the last eight at MCC. Garber took over the MCC women’s basketball program in 2013 and led the Tigers to 18 wins, the most for the team since ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcat boys runners-up in Waukee Relays

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WAUKEE — A school record fell and a hurdler recorded a personal best for the Marshalltown boys’ track and field team in the Waukee Boys’ Relays on Thursday. With 86 team points and three event wins, the Bobcats had a strong day. This was led by senior Dwight Joar, who took two of the ...

Goodvin pleased with Bobcats’ schedule

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Schedule release season is here in Iowa high school football — and Marshalltown head football coach Adam Goodvin likes what he sees. The IHSAA released schedules for football teams from eight-man to the newly-created Class 5A Monday afternoon, finalizing each team’s games for the 2021 and ...

Four champions lead MHS boys to 3rd at Mason City

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MASON CITY — The Marshalltown boys’ track and field team crowned four individual champions on its way to a third-place finish at the Mohawks’ own invitational on Monday. The host Mohawks totaled 145 points to hold off Decorah (113) and Marshalltown (107) in the eight-team ...

Heartbreak for Bobcats in OT

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Marshalltown boys’ soccer has experienced the highs of overtime soccer. The Bobcats notched their best win of the season in double overtime against then-No. 3 Johnston earlier this year — and Tuesday night, the Bobcats were on the other side of the coin. A last-minute goal from ...

Dragons nearly sweep MHS girls’ tennis team

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Sometimes it’s just not the home team’s day. Especially in a conference like the CIML. That was the case for the Marshalltown girls’ tennis team, who held a home meet for only the third time all season. It was the Bobcats’ first home meet in two weeks. But it wasn’t enough to ...

Johnston stuns No. 7 MHS boys at the net

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JOHNSTON — The competition rose to meet the Marshalltown boys’ tennis team on Tuesday, and for only the second time this season, the Bobcats couldn’t match it. The Class 2A No. 7 Marshalltown boys went down to the wire with Johnston but came up just short of scoring an eighth-straight ...