/usr/web/www.timesrepublican.com/wp-content/themes/coreV2/category-sports.php

Sports

MHS girls track third at Prairie

Local Sports

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Marshalltown girls track and field team finished in third out of six teams in the Cedar Rapids Prairie Relays on Monday with 94 points. Bobcat senior Alyvia Chadderdon picked up a win in the long jump with a season-best jump of 15 feet, 8 1/2 inches. Mia Barajas had a ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Mustangs fifth at Denver Co-Ed

Local Sports

DENVER — The East Marshall boys track and field team finished in fifth place out of 11 teams on Monday in the Denver Co-Ed Invitational with 81.5 points. Hunter Vilez had the lone event win for the Mustangs by taking first in the discus with a toss of 130 feet, 11 inches. Austin Elliott ...

Five more sign with NFL teams

Local Sports

After the completion of the 2019 NFL Draft, a total of 17 football players from Iowa, Iowa State and Northern Iowa signed free agent contracts or were granted tryouts. The three-day, seven-round NFL Draft concluded on Saturday with six Iowa and Iowa State players selected. As of Sunday ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Ex-Iowa basketballer Arnold dies at 59

Local Sports

Kenny Arnold, the University of Iowa basketball star who led the Hawkeyes to their last Final Four in 1980, died Saturday. He was 59. He had health issues for more than 30 years, the school said. Teammates say he died in the Chicago area. Arnold had limited speech and mobility from a brain ...

Bobcat relay wins heat, improves seeding by 29 spots

Local Sports

DES MOINES — Only a handful of individuals and relay teams get to win a race at the Drake Relays. Counted in that handful is the Marshalltown girls 4x100-meter relay team. Bobcat sprinters Kierra Gardner, Sara Trowbridge, Alyvia Chadderdon and Abbey Welden combined to run a season-best ...

Harrison wins 4th straight Drake title in 100 hurdles

Local Sports

DES MOINES — Keni Harrison cruised to her fourth straight win in the 100-meter hurdles on Saturday at the Drake Relays, joining Lolo Jones as the only women in meet history to do so. Harrison crossed in a wind-aided 12.65 seconds on a miserable day at Drake Stadium, where temperatures ...

Fourth-round finds from ISU, Iowa

Local Sports

NASHVILLE — The first pick on the third day of the NFL Draft came from Iowa State. Hakeem Butler was selected with the 103rd overall pick, kicking off the fourth round on Saturday as the Arizona Cardinals continued to surround their top-overall pick — Oklahoma’s Heisman Trophy-winning ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Bobcat girls get first win at Fort Dodge

Local Sports

FORT DODGE — The Marshalltown girls soccer team picked up its first win of the season on Friday with a 1-0 victory over CIML Iowa Conference foe Fort Dodge. Maddie Schumacker scored the first goal of the season for the Bobcats (1-5) off a free kick from 25 yards out in the 35th minute. ...

Bobcats make it seven straight

Local Sports

Three meets into the year, the Marshalltown boys tennis team was sitting at 1-2 with an injury to one of its top players on the roster and a tough schedule on the horizon. Now with only one week left in the season the Bobcat boys are winners of their last seven straight, with their latest ...

MHS boys soccer shells Fort Dodge, 10-0

Local Sports

The Class 3A No. 15 Marshalltown boys soccer team has accomplished a lot during its recent long win streak, but it had yet to beat a team by a 10-0 goal rule and end a game early. That all changed with Fort Dodge came to town on Friday evening, as the Bobcats scored early and often on their ...

Drake debuts for Schaper, Puumala

Local Sports

DES MOINES — Two girls from Marshall County made their Drake Relays debut on Friday with East Marshall senior Melinda Puumala running in the 100-meter hurdles and West Marshall junior Renae Schaper throwing the shot put. Schaper had the better placing of the two, finishing in 10th with a ...

Tyynismaa says hello, Slaven says goodbye

Local Sports

DES MOINES — The South Tama County girls track and field team had a rare and special moment at the 110th running of the Drake Relays on Friday. Trojan senior Stacey Slaven competed in the high jump for her fourth and final time during the morning session, while freshman JoJo Tyynismaa made ...

Mason City slips past Bobcats in girls tennis

Local Sports

MASON CITY — For the first time this spring, the Marshalltown girls tennis team battled in a dual that came down to one match. The Bobcats gained the nail-biting experience, but lost the CIML Iowa Conference dual to Mason City in thrilling fashion, 6-5, on Friday evening. Mason City (5-4, ...

Bears trade up, take ISU’s Montgomery

Local Sports

LAKE FOREST, Ill. — David Montgomery used to draw inspiration watching highlights of Walter Payton on his grandfather’s VCR, so consider this a moment of sweetness. The Chicago Bears addressed one of their biggest needs with their first pick in the draft, trading up with the New England ...

SPORTS SHORTS: GC/G-R girls netters sweep aside Gaels

Local Sports

FORT DODGE — The Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls tennis team recorded its third sweep of the season, taking all nine matches from Fort Dodge St. Edmond on Friday evening. The Spartans (5-1) notched their fifth-straight victory in convincing fashion, winning each match in one set. The ...

South Tama’s Keith Keahna takes 4th in high jump at Drake Relays

Local Sports

DES MOINES — Through the first three heights of the boys high jump competition at the 110th running of the Drake Relays on Thursday, South Tama County senior Keith Keahna was completely in control. Keahna easily cleared the opening height of 6 foot, 1 inch, on his first attempt, then it was ...

Henson fourth, Bobcats seventh at Linda Bloom Invite

Local Sports

Blustery winds and spotty rain showers greeted golfers at the start of the Linda Bloom Invite at the American Legion Memorial Golf Course on Thursday morning, but that didn’t stop the Marshalltown girls golf team from having a good day. The Bobcats finished seventh out of 15 teams with a ...

Lions select Hockenson with No. 8 pick

Local Sports

ALLEN PARK, Mich. — The Detroit Lions ignored some forgettable draft history and took the plunge again to address perhaps their top need. Detroit selected Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson with the No. 8 overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night, deciding he was too good to pass up after ...