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PREP FOOTBALL: Rebels handle Warriors in district play

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GLADBROOK — Keagan Giesking scored five first-half touchdowns and the Gladbrook-Reinbeck football team opened 8-Man District 5 play with a 52-20 victory over Meskwaki. Giesking had first-half touchdown runs of 5, 13, 27, 2 and 6 yards while finishing the game with 14 carries for 101 yards. ...

Marshalltown swimming comes up short against CR Washington

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The Marshalltown girls swimming and diving team lost at home in a dual meet against Cedar Rapids Washington on Thursday, 114-69. Despite the loss, the Bobcats’ young team has continued to show improvements through their times. “I’m not surprised at the final point total, [Cedar Rapids ...

Drake basketball player charged in shooting

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DES MOINES — A Drake University men’s basketball player has been charged with an off-campus shooting that he says was accidental. Des Moines police say Tremell Murphy was charged Thursday with discharging a firearm inside city limits and making false reports to law enforcement. Court ...

SPORTS SHORTS: East Marshall drops nailbiter to BGM

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LE GRAND — East Marshall dropped its third game in a row to BGM in a five set loss on Thursday night. The Mustangs almost staged a comeback after trailing two sets but BGM (3-8) came out on top 25-14, 25-21, 19-25, 15-25, 15-11. Leading East Marshall (2-9) in kills was Clare Veren who ...

Bobcat football preparing for Mason City’s bulk up front

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For the third week in a row, the Marshalltown football team will have to prepare for a first-year head coach. Now at the helm of the Mason City (0-2) Brandon Krusey who was previously at Davenport North. Krusey has also served as a head coach at Independence, Grundy Center and North Tama. ...

Marshalltown boys golf wins Ankeny Invite

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ANKENY — The Marshalltown boys’ team won its third consecutive meet in a row. In the 18-hole meet at the Ankeny Invite, the Bobcats came away with a one stroke win with a team score of 298 on Wednesday at the Otter Creek Golf Course. “I think we surprised a lot of people today ...

MCC soccer stomps Mount Mercy JV, 9-1

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CEDAR RAPIDS — A two-goal halftime lead would eventually have been enough for the No. 12 Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team to take care of the Mount Mercy junior varsity, but a seven-goal second half certainly did the trick. MCC bombarded the Mount Mercy goal with 10 shots ...

STC harriers compete at Grinnell meet

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GRINNELL — The South Tama boys’ and girls’ cross country teams competed in the Grinnell Invite at Ahrens Park on Tuesday. The South Tama boys team finished in 10th place out of 14 teams. Leading the Trojans was Garrett Arp, who finished in 33rd place with a time of 18 minutes, 52 ...

Reid finds form as MHS routs Fort Dodge

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In just his second appearance of the season, Mason Reid led the Marshalltown boys golf team in its 152-177 win over Fort Dodge on Tuesday at the American Legion Memorial Golf Course. Reid’s 37 was good enough to be the medalist in the Bobcats’ nine-hole dual meet win over their CIML Iowa ...

Comets chase off G-R

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REINBECK — The BCLUW volleyball team fell behind early against Gladbrook-Reinbeck after dropping the first set. However, after two close sets the No. 15 Comets found the momentum late to post a 12-point win in the fourth set on Tuesday night. The Comets came away with a 21-25, 25-21, 27-25, ...

J-Hawks handle MHS netters in straight sets

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URBANDALE — The Marshalltown volleyball team couldn’t atone for its own mistakes and the Bobcats fell in straight sets to host Urbandale in Tuesday’s cross-CIML clash. The J-Hawks (5-6) capitalized on Marshalltown’s 21 swinging errors and seven service errors en route to a 25-16, ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Fort Dodge swimmers sink Bobcat girls

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FORT DODGE — The Marshalltown girls swimming and diving team managed to claim just two events in a 117-63 loss to Fort Dodge in Tuesday’s CIML Iowa Conference dual meet. The Bobcats managed to take two event victories in the meet. Hannah Taylor and Kiersten Randall were the only two ...

Stanley, Iowa shift pass attack from TEs to WRs

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IOWA CITY — Iowa’s passing game last season was all about the tight ends. Which made sense, since T.J. Hockenson and Noah Fant would go on to be first-round selections in the NFL draft. It’s different this season for the No. 19 Hawkeyes, who play Saturday at Iowa State. Eleven ...

ISU seeks progress on offense for Cy-Hawk

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AMES — The Iowa State football team entered this season with more hype than ever before and then almost lost to Northern Iowa in the opener. The Cyclones know they will need to be much better to knock off No. 19 Iowa on Saturday. Iowa State, fresh off a fortuitous bye week, struggled to ...

Ex-Panther joins Nurse’s Raptors staff

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TORONTO — Former Northern Iowa women’s basketball player Brittni Donaldson was named as an assistant coach for the NBA champion Toronto Raptors on Sunday. The Sioux City native will join fellow UNI alum and Raptors head coach Nick Nurse after serving as the franchise’s front office ...

ESPN to host GameDay in Ames

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AMES — GameDay? More like AmesDay. For the first time ever, ESPN College GameDay is visiting Ames as the Iowa State Cyclones host the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday for the annual Cy-Hawk showdown inside Jack Trice Stadium. ESPN’s college football preview show kicks off at 8 a.m. for the ...

SPORTS SHORTS: Tigers return to winning ways on road

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CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. — The No. 2 Marshalltown Community College men’s soccer team got back on track after the season’s first loss by defeating Prairie State College 6-0 on Sunday afternoon. Six different players registered goals for MCC (4-1), which fell 2-1 to host Illinois Central on ...

Tigers persevere through turbulent day

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The Marshalltown Community College volleyball team took care of business on Saturday as the Tigers hosted Southeast CC and Southeastern CC. MCC opened the day against Southeast CC (1-8) and made quick work of the Storm in a 25-16, 25-20, 25-6 sweep. In Set 1, leading 14-11, MCC broke away ...

MCC volleyball coach Hoskins suspended

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Marshalltown Community College volleyball head coach Justin Hoskins was suspended Friday morning. The reason for the school’s suspension of Hoskins remains unknown, as does the duration of the suspension. Assistant coach Frank Hanes has been named as interim head coach of the program. ...

Hawkeyes ransack Rutgers, 30-0

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IOWA CITY — Iowa made Rutgers’ first trip to Iowa City as miserable as possible. Senior Nate Stanley had 236 yards passing and three touchdowns and No. 20 Iowa rolled past Rutgers 30-0 Saturday in its Big Ten opener, notching its third shutout in its last seven league games. The ...